Listen: Journalist Who Left CBS Over Their Liberal Bias Says People Would Be Surprised At Cooperation Between Politicians And Reporters
Sharyl Attkisson expanded on the reasoning behind her leaving CBS, and admitted what many have suspected about reporters collaborating with politicians on what to report:
Responding to comments regarding a Phoenix television reporter yesterday who initially claimed that the White House pre-screens questions from reporters, Attkisson said, “I wouldn’t surprised if sometimes there is that level of cooperation with some questions. If I need something answered from the White House and they won’t tell me, I’ll call our White House Correspondent. They’re friendlier with the White House Correspondents in general. So the White House Correspondent may ask Jay Carney or one of his folks about an issue and they will be told ‘ask that at the briefing and we’ll answer it.’ They want to answer it in front of everybody. They do know it’s coming and they’ll call on you. There’s that kind of coordination sometimes. I wouldn’t be shocked if there’s sometimes more coordination. I don’t think it’s everybody on every briefing, every day. I’m pretty sure it’s not. But I think people would be surprised at the level of cooperation reporters have in general with politicians.”
Attkisson left her job at CBS earlier after running into a liberal bias that got in the way of her reporting. She had been especially tenacious in trying to find answers about the Benghazi attack, and the Fast and Furious debacle, even when the rest of the media ignored or even derided the stories.
She continued to speak about how she was cursed out by a White House spokesperson about her reporting, and the other journalists acted as if this was a “family squabble” that shouldn’t be aired out in public. Even though she said it happened under all administrations, both of her examples were under Democrat presidents – Obama and Clinton.
You can listen to the entire interview here:
Let’s hope she is able to continue her crusade for the truth that so few are pursuing with as much integrity and honesty.