Dec
06
2010

Bill O'Reilly Defends Press Freedom–While Musing About Jailing Bill Moyers

Fox host Bill O'Reilly warned viewers on December 3 about "a disturbing development at the FCC": Commissioner Michael Copps has been criticizing the failure of the media to provide citizens with substantive political information and discussion. O'Reilly zeroed inon thesecomments Copps made in a BBC interview (12/1/10): I think American media has a bad case of substance abuse right now. We are not producing the body of news and information that democracy needs to conduct a civic dialogue. We are not producing as much news as we did five years, 10 years, 15 years ago. We have to reverse that […]