Bush Administration Revives Media-Hatred Tradition
DANIEL SCHORR: In recent speeches at Republican fundraisers, President Bush has taken to criticizing the press for baring government secrets.
LIANE HANSEN, Host:
NPR Senior News Analyst Daniel Schorr.
SCHORR: It is not clear that the public hates the press as much as officialdom would like to think. A recent Pew Research report found that public attitudes towards the press have been on a downward track for years. Growing numbers of people questioned the news media's patriotism and fairness. And yet most Americans continue to say they like mainstream news outlets.
P: This is Daniel Schorr.
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