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Media: Defend Your Integrity

I don' t understand why the media lets themselves get destroyed by ideologues and then happily welcomes them on their shows-acting as if nothing happe

I don' t understand why the media lets themselves get destroyed by ideologues and then happily welcomes them on their shows-acting as if nothing happened. Where I grew up-you would be labeled a coward. The whole journalistic community should stand up and fight like Lara Logan, only go the full twelve rounds.

Peter Daou:

"This kind of assault on the free press is par for the course on the right. And unlike Democrats, Republicans at the highest levels willingly go after the media. For once, I'd like to see journalists rise in indignation and fury. For once, I'd like to know if the targets of this abuse have the pride and dignity to reject it, to stand up for their profession and their personal integrity. If the same attacks were directed toward any other profession or professional, the response would be overwhelming. Why do reporters take it lying down? I challenge establishment journalists to stand up to the rightwing smear machine and condemn the maligning of their patriotism and of their values...read on"

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