CBS’ Mark Knoller: Whether citizens vote is none of reporters’ business

Knoller, who has built a reputation as a solid reporter, asserted that it’s not objective reporters’ place to push people to vote.

His remark elicited some impassioned responses:

Indeed. Many agreed with his opinion wholeheartedly:

While others thought he was completely wrong:

Others still made clear that while the media should not necessarily refrain from urging citizens to vote, they should absolutely not inject their voting preferences into their reporting:

Unfortunately, that’s wishful thinking at this point. Media lapdogs crossed that bridge a long time ago.

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