PBS PUSHES MOYERS RADICAL LEFT FILM, BUT SPIKES GAFFNEYS CENTRIST DOCUMENTARY AS EXTREME
ALEXANDRIA, VA Media Research Center
President L. Brent Bozell commented today on PBS decision to
broadcast Bill Moyers Buying the War documentary while refusing
to air Frank Gaffneys Islam vs. Islamists: Voices from the Muslim
All PBS has become is welfare for activist has-beens, said L. Brent Bozell, president of the Media Research Center.
Their editorial rationale is self-incriminating. They subject viewers to the fanatical work of liberals like Bill Moyers, using viewers tax money and airwaves to peddle Moyers notion that the liberal media coverage of the Iraq war wasnt liberal enough. But, at the same time, they claim that Frank Gaffneys very balanced and measured documentary on centrist Muslims does not meet the standards necessary for airing on their stations.
Why? Because they can and that makes the words public television an oxymoron.
What PBS and Moyers should own up to is not having the backbone to allow a balanced, viable, perspective to stand on its own two feet because it clashes with their fringe ideology, Bozell concluded.
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