Tyranny and Fear – This is the Reason the MSM is Such a Craven Mess
IWB ^ | Mark Angelides
Posted on 06/14/2017 6:11:53 AM PDT by davikkm
Forget everything you are taught to believe about press integrity and honesty. The days of the “tough beat reporter” tracking down the story no matter the cost are long gone; journalists and reporters are not out for the big scoop anymore…because they are too scared. The previously proud press has been beaten into submission through years of oppressive measures and have emerged as lapdogs of the State. And the person most to blame for this? Barack Obama.
Since 2002, the United States ranking in Press Freedom has fallen from 17th to 43rd (just behind Burkina Faso). And much of this shameful drop comes from two main policies. The first being the ardent persecution of journalists and the punishment of organizations that publish against government interests, and the second is the extensive use of the Espionage Act to go after people even indirectly associated with those that leak……………………….
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