Transpartisan Media? Not so easy to do. Rachel Maddow rips apart Cheney, GOP attack machine – Daily Kos TV (beta)
Now I’m thinking about partisan political demonization opportunism, and how the media demonizes the demonizors, and proudly advertises the “ripping” of the reporting. Dizzy? Me too.
How hard it is to get a transpartisan tone into the business of sensational reporting on sensational politicizing? Makes one’s head spin. Rachel does some fact checking with a bit of progressive/lefty media tude. She has a good point or two here but the main thing was the demonizing tone of “ripping” reporting on the reporting on the political demonetizing from Dick Cheney.
“Again, my friends and colleagues in the media have two choices in covering this. You can just copy down what the Republicans and Vice President Cheney are saying, and click “send,” call it journalism, or you can actually fact-check those comments and put them into context. Your choice. It’s your country.” R. Maddow