Benghazigate: The Signs of a Rogue Media

H/T: Michael Widlanski

In yet one more terrifying revelation of the degree to which the major MSNM has gone advocacy:

To Read:

Brad Knickerbocker, “Benghazi attack: Urgent call for military help ‘was denied by chain of command’” Christian Science Monitor, October 27, 2012 (the first MSNM treatment outside of the “right-wing” outlets like Fox)

Walter Russell Meade, “The Benghazi Story Refuses To Die, And It’s Hurting The President,” American Interest, October 28, 2012

Roger Simon, “Beyond Impeachment: Obama Treasonous over Benghazi,” PJMedia, October 29, 2012.

Jed Babbin, “Benghazigate:  Chapter Two,” American Spectator, 10.29.12

For the only NYT treatment of the controversy to date, from October 17, see the partisan treatment (as a news item) of Mark Landler, “Attack on U.S. Mission in Benghazi Becomes Subject of Strongest Words,” NYT, October 17, 2012

On the broader problem, see

Walter Russell Meade, “Afghan Surge Ends: Not with a Bang but with a Whimper,” American Interest, September 21, 2012

2 Responses to Benghazigate: The Signs of a Rogue Media

  1. If anyone is looking for a scandal. This is it. And the media is in it up to its earlobes — because it wanted to.

  2. [...] Landes has a couple of very good articles about it here and here where he describes a “rogue media” that is dangerous. posted under [...]

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