April 1, 2017
'It's Our Job to Tell You What to Think'
On Wednesday morning, Feb. 22, Mika Brzezinski, one of the hosts of MSNBC's “Morning Joe,” shared her fears that President Trump was trying to undermine the media. “He is trying to undermine the media and trying to make up his own facts. And it could be that while unemployment and the economy worsens, he could have undermined the messaging so much that he can actually control exactly what people think. And that, that is our job.” Let me rephrase: It is the media’s unspoken job to control what people think. How very Pravda! She let slip the unspoken truth that, yes, it is the media's “job” to “control exactly what people think.” I was certain NBC’s mission statement would articulate the real professional purpose of their organization. NBC News President Deborah Turness offered her mission statement buzzwords: Substance, Uplift and Connection. This...(Read Full Article)