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I think all the local monopolies enjoyed by the main American papers has got to have a dampening effect on the aggressiveness of the reporting.
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And there has been a reluctance by the investigations on both sides of the Atlantic to look into the role of that mechanism, because it is a political mechanism -- No one asked anyone specifically to lie, as far as anyone knows, it was just an atmosphere and an environment -- but it was, nevertheless, very real.
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When you look back on it by looking at databases, it looks like they've been given almost equal weight. But in fact, some were being projected and some were being buried -- and it had a very insidious effect on public opinion, and on sort of the conventional wisdom inside the Beltway.
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You know, when you talk about the mainstream media you’re really talking about a kind of entity that’s larger than specific reporters or specific editors.
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Well there are many leading newspapers around the country. Probably the ones that are thought of as the most influential are the New York Times, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times. Then it drops down a bit to The Boston Globe, and San Francisco Chronicle, and Dallas Morning News, Miami Herald.
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So the Editors of these publications have a great deal of power and a great deal of influence in how they play stories. But nowadays, unlike the old days, there's many other forces at work.
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Of course, there's television and cable TV and radio, but also now there's the internet. Both internet news sites, such as CNN, MSNBC, USA Today, but also individual media sites.
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So sometimes a story will be in a place like the New York Times or the Associated Press, maybe not get that that much attention, but then it starts to get picked up in internet sites and places like Editor and Publisher and then it takes on a life of its own. It gets picked up in many other web sites and then many other newspapers.
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We've had many cases where we've done stories that have ended up on television that night strictly from the bottom up. So it's sort of like grassroots news coverage that then works its way up the food chain and ends up getting national attention.
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Some people run blogs which, you know, are personal websites. And even people like that sometimes cover stories that end up then getting national attention. So --
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It's really quite a different system now than it used to be. In fact, Editor and Publisher, which has been around 120 years, I can honestly say has had more impact with its stories in the past year than it did in all those previous years. And the reason is that our website became phenomenally popular. It has a lot of respect.
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Normally in day-to-day coverage, television often picks up what's been in the newspapers that morning and runs with it. They get most of their ideas from newspapers -- and this is even more true on local levels with local TV stations and newspapers. They just take what they can get from the morning paper, get some visuals, and that's often what the coverage is. That's often true on the national level, as well.
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I would just advise people to read more than one newspaper. Check out internet sites. Sometimes, some of the best information comes from abroad.
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The 24-hour cable, of course, it's good and it's bad. I mean it's good -- We're saturated, and that's fine. Everybody knows what's going on. But there's no depth.
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When you're a wire service reporter, everything is a news story in the sense that you don't pass up anything. And you're heavily on the body watch. When the President goes anywhere, you go