This Thing Called "News" And That Other Thing Called "Integrity"

“The mainstream media and the Obama administration must stop cowering before a right wing that has persistently forced its own propaganda to be accepted as news.”

Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne, quoted by Gene Lyons, The Progressive Populist, Vol. 16, No. 15, Sept. 2010

“(The press) should ask the questions we want to answer so that they report the news the way we want it to be reported.”

Sharron Angle, Tea Party favorite and U.S. Senate candidate who asserts that her candidacy is “a calling from God,” High Country News, Sept. 1, 2010

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