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Sharyl Attkisson (Another Ben Swann type?)

http://townhall.com/tipsheet/guybenson/2013/05/08/report-cbs...

The biggest Benghazi-related story that took place outside of the House Oversight Committee's hearing room today is this item in Politico, regarding CBS News correspondent Sharyl Attkisson. She's the reporter who famously drew White House officials' profane ire over her unapologetic pursuit of the Fast & Furious scandal story; now she's apparently facing searing criticism from another source: Her own bosses. Why? Because she's been covering the Benghazi story too aggressively. Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you media bias:

"Attkisson, who holds a third-degree black belt in taekwondo, takes a fighting stance when she feels she’s being stonewalled. Which is exactly what she thinks the White House has done to her on Benghazi," Farhi writes. But from where Attkisson is sitting, there are actually two Goliaths, one of which is almost entirely absent from the Post profile. The second Goliath is CBS News, which has grown increasingly frustrated with Attkisson's Benghazi campaign. CBS News executives see Attkisson wading dangerously close to advocacy on the issue, network sources have told POLITICO. Attkisson can't get some of her stories on the air, and is thus left feeling marginalized and underutilized. That, in part, is why Attkisson is in talks to leave CBS ahead of contract, as POLITICO reported in April. Farhi mentions "internal conflicts" in the final paragraph, though he seems to dismiss them. The "internal conflicts" are indeed real -- Attkisson is still eyeing an exit, according to sources -- and provide important context for today's piece. Today, CBS News is celebrating Attkisson's commitment to the Benghazi story. It's good press. But that support is an aberration.

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http://townhall.com/tipsheet/guybenson/2013/05/08/report-cbs...

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Uh..... HELL NO.

Sharyl did an expose on dangerous practices of the Red Cross blood banking. It was outstanding, won her an Emmy.
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18564_162-524782/sharyl-attkisson/
"She received an Investigative Emmy Award in 2002 for "Outstanding Investigative Journalism" for her series of exclusive reports about mismanagement at the Red Cross."
An EMMY! She must be proud, CBS must be proud.... so proud they buried the video. Try to find it. I suspect the only copy in existence is on my bookshelf. My husband was one of the former employees she interviewed to win that Emmy. We thought the corruption was exposed.... No. She got her Emmy, and the Red Cross now controls nearly every blood bank in the country.
She digs into the story for her personal glory, she does not give a damn about the truth.

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