The mainstream media, which had been ignoring reports from the tabloid National Enquirer that former Democratic Presidential candidate John Edwards had an affair with a company worker, engaged in wall-to-wall coverage after Edwards admitted the relationship to ABC News, the Los Angeles Times reports. The story provoked a wave of criticism of the news media. “Probably the biggest question about this whole mess is why the mainstream media protected Edwards by ignoring the story for the past 8 months,” read one comment on ABC News’ Web site that was typical, according to the paper.
Media Finally Embraces Edwards Affair
Aug 11, 2008 • Post A Comment