Glenn Greenwald criticizes the NYT writer for ignoring what he thinks is the significance of the story.
The agreement of the corporate CEOs to cease criticizing each other was motivated by the belief that such criticism was hurting the unrelated corporate interests of GE and News Corp
A Greenwald reader wrote:
The sad truth is that what Olbermann and O’Reilly were doing in this particular instance was one of the rare examples of good journalism on these types of shows. Olbermann was holding O’Reilly’s feet to the fire about his repeated falsehoods and embarrassing positions. In turn, O’Reilly was giving the public accurate and disturbing information about General Electric, including extensive technology dealings with Iran.
How about that
Liberal Corporate media, huh? Doesn’t that give you all kinds of confidence that the boardroom keeps its hands off the editing and reporting of news?