(LA Progressive) -- Today we witness one of the greatest scandals in the history of professional journalism. Many of America’s leading television news companies are so fully in the tank for Donald Trump that they should file with the Federal Elections Commission and report their coverage of the 2016 election as political donations to his presidential campaign.
Many TV news organizations — led by CNN — have turned their campaign coverage into virtual infomercials for the Trump campaign that masquerade as news, supporting a reality television show personality who masquerades as a potential president.
Television news has fallen from the days when legendary CBS anchor Walter Cronkite was called the most trusted man in America. Today, according to Gallup, television news competes against Congress to be the least trusted institution in America.
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