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David Harsanyi: Media should abandon facade of impartiality

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As much as it pains me, let me take a few moments to defend MSNBC. Media bias is a perpetual grievance of the right — for obvious reasons. But maybe the only way to improve on the situation is to champion more openly ideologically driven political journalism. By any measure, it’s a lot less destructive than what we had for decades: media feigning impartiality. Take last week’s much-talked-about testy exchange between anchorman Thomas Roberts and ...

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October 14, 2013
6:41 a.m.

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Id have to ask how you can can attain diversity when you are heavily vested in your partiality. Yes there are "journalists" that take their craft seriously. Seriously to the point they carry the lefts water pails. Journalism is the practice of investigating and reporting events, not creating news and advocating for one perspective while attacking the other. That's what we have today. Its fanciful to attack FOX as blatantly bias simply for not espousing day in and day out the lefts talking points like CBS, ABC, NBC, MSNBC, CNN, NY Times and all the other main stream media outlets. They make mistakes, but they have diversity. They have a slew of left wing commentators. If that's your criteria, then FOX proves your point. They clean the clock of the left wing propaganda machine run by the DNC. If you're going to say you know where FOX "stands" then how are you not part of the liberal media bias?