December 26, 2007

Yep. Right about the -1:25 mark where he says "real quick." Fine to attack NBC but when your guest pulls out a mirror, Glenn? Cut. Him. Off. More about this lovely episode at The Largest Minority, h/t Manila:

Professional Jackass Glenn Beck had [FAIR's] Norman Solomon on his show to dish the dirt on who owns the other corporate media empires, never suspecting that Solomon might actually criticize CNN on its own turf.

UPDATE: (John Amato) Norman Solomon emailed me this response for our post:

Maybe people in glass skyscrapers shouldn’t throw stones, but in the cranked-up world of cable TV they often try. When I went “live to tape” with Glenn Beck last week on CNN Headline News -- with Beck eager to denounce NBC for kissing up to its parent company General Electric -- I was glad to toss some stones back in CNN’s direction, though I doubted the segment would actually air intact. But it did, cycling through all three national feeds of Beck’s nightly show. From there it went to YouTube, where the views are now steeply escalating. With conglomerate “news” outlets routinely self-protected from direct challenge, any semblance of real debate via corporate media is rare...

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