WALL STREET JOURNAL
NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE
THE WEEKLY STANDARD
DRUDGE REPORT
THE WASHINGTON POST
SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE
NEW YORK TIMES


*=recently updated





Matthew Hoy currently works as a metro page designer at the San Diego Union-Tribune.

The opinions presented here do not represent those of the Union-Tribune and are solely those of the author.

If you have any opinions or comments, please e-mail the author at: hoystory -at- cox -dot- net.

Dec. 7, 2001
Christian Coalition Challenged
Hoystory interviews al Qaeda
Fisking Fritz
Politicizing Prescription Drugs

RSS FEED
<< current


Amazon Honor System Click Here to Pay Learn More













A note on the Amazon ads: I've chosen to display current events titles in the Amazon box. Unfortunately, Amazon appears to promote a disproportionate number of angry-left books. I have no power over it at this time. Rest assured, I'm still a conservative.



Tuesday, September 14, 2004
Meaningless titles: According to CNN founder Reese Schoenfeld, CBS News managing editor Dan Rather is an empty-headed automaton -- and that's a compliment. On Tuesday night's "Hannity and Colmes" on Fox News, Schoenfeld had the following to say when the Media Research Center's Brent Bozell suggested that Rather should step down until a complete investigation of the fraudulent memos is done.


Dan Rather didn't do the story. Everybody in professional television knows his producers do it and he reads it. He sits up there and reads it, just the way most television most guys do. So you can't blame Dan Rather for anything on this.


OK. I'll excuse Dan from any further whippings on this story if he will just go on air and confirm what Schoenfeld said.

The truth is, that while Schoenfeld may be accurately describing many local news anchors -- he's not describing Rather. Rather's title of "managing editor" is not an empty adornment. He is involved in vetting the stories he reads on the CBS Evening News and on "60 Minutes II."

Why Schoenfeld would try to peddle such a blatant falsehood is beyond me. Maybe it's just another sign of how far the mainstream media will go to cover itself over this debacle.

11:16 PM

Comments: Post a Comment

Powered by Blogger Pro™