I guess NewsBusters must be periodically monitoring my blogs. First they picked up my story about Fox News being a clear and present danger.Then they picked up my story stating that Syria was not the war to fight but instead with much that ills our democracy. This week they decided to tackle my article about bloggers becoming the real news media.
Daily Kos: Lefty Bloggers Are the Antidote to Conservative-Enabling Old Media
Liberals often complain about the mainstream media’s unwillingness to state that many right-wing talking points are (supposedly) bogus and even bizarre. One such liberal, media critic Eric Alterman, wrote last year that “[o]ver and over, no matter what the issue—no matter how outlandish, illogical, or simply untrue the conservative argument has been—journalists create a sense of false equivalence between positions that rest on data and logic and those that don’t.”
This past Sunday, Daily Kos featured writer Egberto Willies blasted the MSM for failing to expose alleged GOP lies about Obamacare and other health-care topics. Willies declared that the media’s overall poor performance has brought about “an uninformed populace and a corrupted politics,” but added that the good news is that truth-telling left-wing bloggers are riding to the rescue.
NewsBusters love to read articles by Liberals. But are they listening?
I applaud NewsBusters for its continuous pursuit of Liberals. One hopes they are reading and digesting the good liberal information they are amassing.