Glenn Greenwald on MSM: "Courtiers to power"Submitted by DeBosco on Wed, 06/26/2013 - 16:12
When Glenn Greenwald was asked about the media response to his recent reports, he said:
They are far more servants to political power than adversarial watchdogs over it, and what provokes their rage most is not corruption on the part of those in power (they don't care about that) but rather those who expose that corruption, especially when the ones bringing transparency are outside of, even hostile to, their incestuous media circles.
They're just courtiers doing what courtiers have always done: defending the royal court and attacking anyone who challenges or dissents from it. That’s how they maintain their status and access within it. That’s what courtiers to power, by definition, do.
Here's the whole thing: