The Corner

Re: Clueless On Cabinet

When you see polls like Conway’s on public ignorance about government, begin by laying blame at the media’s doorstep. Princess Diana’s butler gets a five-part interview on ABC, but the cabinet secretaries almost never surface. Even major newspapers and news magazines rarely report below the first tier of Treasury/Justice/State/Defense (and maybe Homeland Security).

Then there’s today’s elections (for governors in Kentucky and Mississippi, among other races). In watching CBS’s “Early Show” this morning, MRC’s Brian Boyd reports that the election news they spotlighted instead was…a Denver referendum which would require the city to adopt stress-reduction techniques.

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...


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