Smollett Hoax: No Apologies from Media Enablers

If the media wants to restore the public’s trust, it cannot try to promote funny fiction.




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s Anyone who’s ever been in a relationship can tell you, and sometimes saying “I was wrong and I’m sorry” can go a long way. But the media can never say “we’re sorry”. Because the Republicans might then veto.

Consider this graph:

Eleven percent among Republicans? Thirty-one percent among independents? What media official looks at this plot and doesn’t hear the five sirens in his head? Answer: Almost all media executives, because being outspoken defenders of the left have made the media so popular with Democrats, whose cajoling is now the media chiefs’ survival strategy. if

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