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Chelsea Clinton and the journalistic bankruptcy of NBC News

Chelsea Clinton and the journalistic bankruptcy of NBC News

The Washington Post used to have the best media reporter in the country in Howard Kurtz. Now it was Erik Wemple writing what the paper calls "a reported opinion blog on news media." I'll leave it to others to speculate on what that might suggest about the trajectory of the Post. But I was on Kurtz's "Reliable Sources" CNN media show Sunday, and Wemple didn't like what I said about the debut of Chelsea Clinton as a "special correspondent" for NBC News. You can read his post here. In it, he called me "childish and misanthropic" for my criticism of Clinton. That's OK, even though the last part is a big conclusion to make about...

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