"I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle." - Winston Churchill
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Categories Media Bias Who Is a Journalist?
“My first job in journalism was as a copyboy at the NBC News Bureau in Washington, D.C. In my early 20s, I asked Bill Corrigan, the newsroom manager, "What must I do to get on the air?" He replied, "Get a college degree and a minimum of five years writing experience with a newspaper or wire service."

In those days every reporter at NBC News and the other two networks came from print because television was relatively new and as network news president Reuven Frank noted in his book "Out of Thin Air," we were making it up as we went along. …

… The rules of the road to journalistic success have changed dramatically, as has the definition of journalist. Today, one can self-identify as a journalist without any background or experience. Which brings me to George Stephanopoulos, the ABC News anchor and co-host of "Good Morning America." …

… George Stephanopoulos had no journalism background when he joined ABC News. He has a degree in theology, which might be appropriate given the media's self-worship and sense of its own importance. ...”

Mainstream media, corrupt on so many levels, yet too many Americans go about their day totally oblivious to the obvious or the implications playing out on the world's stage -

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