Peter Phillips, Project Censored, 1998<quoted text>Most newspeople are dependable, honest, and hardworking....especially Bill O'Reilly who tells it like it is.
Let's see you sit and stare into a TV monitor and give out the news. Betcha couldn't do it. Huh.
The media in the United States effectively represents the interests of corporate America, and ... the media elite are the watchdogs of what constitutes acceptable ideological messages, the parameters of news and information content, and the general use of media resources.
Senator William Fulbright observed in Senate hearings on government and the media in 1966
It is very interesting, that so many of our prominent newspapers have become almost agents or adjuncts of the government; that they do not contest or even raise questions about government policy.