For accidental admissions about how mainstream media minds work, there’s no more of a reliable source than CNN’s “Reliable Sources.” This weekend featured a journalist explaining why any chapters on objectivity should be ripped out of journalism school books and thrown away:
— Tom Elliott (@tomselliott) August 11, 2019
Well, there it is:
Again, I appreciate that they’re not trying to hide it anymore https://t.co/oZqwwBLEEs
— Patrick Poole (@pspoole) August 11, 2019
“Reliable Sources” helps deliver the goods once again!
So, we can burn the J-schools to the ground and salt the earth they stand on. It's all propaganda and advocacy now.
— Adso of Melk (@PalimpsestMan) August 11, 2019
CNN in a nutshell: https://t.co/81F1lgtOH3
— johnny dollar (@johnnydollar01) August 11, 2019
Raised to follow objectivity? You failed miserably damn!
— Tom McMahon (@DV8NEscape) August 11, 2019
These journalists have a very strange definition of objectivity. https://t.co/HLZp6wiie0
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) August 11, 2019
We’re guessing that the DNC agrees with their definition of “objectivity.”
Here’s the bottom line if you’re keeping score at home:
"If objective journalism fails to produce the results you want then its ok to not be objective." — The Press https://t.co/AlMqRUhWix
— Space Pirate Ninja Assassin ⚔️ Software Engineer (@nilgirian) August 12, 2019
And yet the media wonders where all the skepticism comes from.