Earlier today, Ron Fournier used criticism of the New York Times over an article that was clearly slanted as a hit on Nikki Haley to warn against painting the media with a broad brush when it comes to bias accusations. Jeffrey Goldberg, editor of “The Atlantic,” says those slamming the Times aren’t being fair to the paper for this reason:

Would the Times have held themselves accountable if there hadn’t been such a huge backlash? Confidence is low:

The media’s really circling the wagons around the NYT.

Remember when Chuck Todd blamed Fox News for such massive public distrust of the mainstream media? Good times.