For general discussion and debate. Possible talking point: Media mustn't cave to Leftist pressure to "conform":
Empowered by what they perceive was a huge victory in the much-publicized battle between Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart and CNBC’s Jim Cramer, activists on the Left are exerting their will on all media outlets to conform to their “progressive” specifications...What this means is the goal is not to create a fair and balanced media which many on the Right desire. Hardly. What these folks strive for is a complete and total elimination of all opinion and viewpoints that are not in complete and total lockstep with their own. Put a frighteningly different way, they want all news-oriented television programs to resemble MSNBC’s “Countdown” with Keith Olbermann, all radio to resemble Air America, and all print publications to resemble “The Nation.”
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