Raines, Conservative Media Trade Blows

June 23, 2006 By: Marshall Cutchin

Styling itself as “Exposing and Combating Liberal Media Bias,” Newsbusters.com offers some tasty quotes from Howell Raines’s recent book The One That Got Away as further proof of conspiracy. “‘Fox Television showed us the future — outright lies and paranoid opinions packaged as news under the oversight of Rupert [Murdoch], a flagrant pirate, and Roger Ailes, an unprincipled Nixon thug who had assumed a journalistic disguise in much the same way that the intergalactic insect in Men in Black shrugged into the borrowed skin of a hapless hillbilly.'”