From the Grand Rants “Tongue-In-Cheek” (TIC) News-wire:
As we stumble our way towards the finish line of another week, I keep asking myself why the quality of Television News has deteriorated to the level it has. All objectivity seems to have disappeared. Where we once had a Walter Cronkite, aka “the most trusted man in America,” we now have a Keith Olbermann who, on his best days, sounds like a bad Martin Mull impersonator. Edward R.Murrow has been replaced by Chris Matthews. It’s like replacing a Cadillac Escalade with a Checker Marathon Taxi.
Today, it appears that journalistic integrity has been replaced by sensationalism, political agendas at the publisher’s level, and anchors who see themselves as the most important part of each story.
The other day, I wondered if ANY of today’s news anchors have the same level of commitment towards journalistic integrity as did the greats of old.. I think I’ve found my answer: