When news organizations cross the line of advocacy

This Fox and Friends video has stirred up a hornets nest of controversy. It makes no pretense of being "fair and balanced" in its critique of the Obama administration and this has Democrats calling "foul": There have been many on our side who have shrugged their shoulders and said, "So what? Ever watch MSNBC's coverage of Romney?" This is absolutely true. And don't we criticize coverage like that? Right again. It's hypocrisy to criticize biased coverage from a news organization that crosses the line between informing the viewer and advocacy and stay silent - or even support  a network that purports to be "fair and balanced" but offers a naked hit piece on a political opponent. Ed Morrissey: Note that F&F isn't just playing a campaign ad or a YouTube spot from an outside political action committee.  Nor does this come from the production company of one of its opinion-program hosts.  The video starts with "Fox and Friends Presents" on the screen, making...(Read Full Post)