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Jim -- it I think it's easy to say right away that the mainstream media is gonna circle the wagons and get around president but you know I came up through local news.
I'll submit that there is leftist bias in the media I watched -- all.
But I don't think it's that conscious and besides reporters are primarily concerned with themselves and their own career.
If there's a good story they'll -- there around.
Do you disagree and die of degree in some cases and definitely disagree and other cases.
I mean for example say you would think that a news outlet would be eager to see.
Get scoops of headlines and so on and so for example -- Sheryl Attkisson I had CBS news has done a wonderful job of covering not only have fast and furious but also more recently -- Ghazi.
And you've been noted for that and rewarded in some places are the Washington Post a big profile honor and then immediately.
Came a story and politicos -- puts it quoting unknown unnamed CBS executives we know.
We got to worry this year -- kind of gone rogue on she's pushing too hard so it if it if you think that the CBS would be giving air -- and putting on the air more.
And instead they're talking about very get out of her contract.
So -- -- -- -- and then that that gets me to another point first of all concerned do you think you think -- -- -- -- gonna be okay Sheehan trouble and also doesn't that really speak to news management.
And not so much just grunts who are on -- different stuff I've -- usually the news management -- people who -- work their way up from brought them into you know symptom.
The -- and admit look as as -- Ezra Klein in the Washington Post does -- -- this morning as has three part series here ray says the quote the scandals are far falling apart and he says look.
You know -- -- was out all about them and and then -- says.
You know the AP wire -- are those are all those were all all all legal and and then even says.
On the IRS thing that that.
Not -- -- it is that the White House not involved with the IRS doesn't involve things -- abusing them ignored the fact that two -- executives of either resign have been forced to resign.
More retired but I try to short notice I had his -- -- believe that that's.
Really and the guy look -- own journalistic career -- so fabulously take the White House line.
That you know he -- that a match I.
But but let's just say let's say we -- think that's a sacred as a client is making a mistake -- commitment however what was the most astonishing thing and again that it is.
-- -- -- -- I had news -- has figured out that there's that there's a group called the media consortium which is visited dozens and dozens of left wing media outlets including pretty big names like the nation mother Jones and ms.
magazine and so on rent and they've got a -- -- -- -- -- -- calculations of fourteen million dollars from.
And may have all come out and indoors.
-- supported the did the government on on the on the IRS probe.
Not that that just bought and paid for and that that's not even you know question I have no let them another to simply taking orders from George Soros.
It would -- that seems to be to speak to this exchange -- a lot of people writing about between Savannah Guthrie and I Chuck -- the White House correspondent.
And do what I seem to get from that more than anything the one point that that that jumps out at me.
Is they seem to agree with this talking point that as opposed to having something systemic at the IRS he had a couple of rogues.
Out in Cincinnati so what do you take from that -- I think that it while -- -- actually clarify the question.
Do you think this is willful -- do you think this is circling the wagons around a president or is it just lazy journalists.
Yeah I it it's so hard for me to believe that anybody who's worked -- -- -- bureaucratic organization and you and you and I are working on here and they work at one and NBC and so on.
It's it that they really truly believe that that the IRS would operate where somebody could go autonomous elect especially when we had mornings and hearings and days of news about how.
This reported two years ago I mean if you if you if you really truly think that that that something senator bureaucracy for 22 years ago.
Back to -- of eleven.
And was known.
And that Dennis nobody found out about it nobody knew about it amassed just that's just that that's that's willful naive details put it that way.
And yet if if if you want to keep your.
Credibility on mainstream media network you can't say what she was made which -- suspect the president.
Part of the the White House has and in new addition to at least knew about it -- -- and they they they they're they seem happy to accept.
The administration behind that every every bad happening to read about David that morning along the rest of us.
And by the volume as part of the Jon Stewart doesn't find -- -- -- Jon Stewart says listen that's let's not credible.
Or preview saying that a year in the government and -- privy to everything.
And you still found out about it when you read in the Washington Post and -- time -- Iraq on Fox News.
All right Jim Pinkerton thank you very much -- -- can tell you also another not a personal experience as I hang around a lot of people in the media when I wanted to talk about Ben Ghazi.
They would kind of dismissed me as streak in the Fox News cooling effect and -- a bit of a right wing road and that's really.
That is how I believe of the -- the -- really happened to get a lot of social pressure right from your colleagues from your contemporaries to fall in -- think like everybody else but that that and I got that what you have a few people you know like here proxy Catherine -- and and in others -- it it stuck to it and now I think David -- -- indicated.
Okay Jim -- thank you very much and if you want to hear more from Jim Pinkerton.
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