Friday, March 08, 2013
All That's Left
Today's Daily Banter column takes a look at MSNBC and what's becoming of it.
Here's the opening shot:
"I’ll make this quick because it’s Friday and I have no desire to work late tonight.
MSNBC’s heading faster and faster down a dangerous road and it needs to put the brakes on. Now.
For a couple of years now the network has been fielding accusations of being the liberal answer to Fox News and for a couple of years now I’ve defended it as being nothing of the sort. While Fox News has had a top-down political mandate from the start, one that’s not only allowed to but is expected to directly impact every single facet of its coverage, MSNBC has always been in a more precarious position journalistically."
Read the Rest Here