Best-selling author and “No Spin News” host Bill O’Reilly joined the BlazeTV: Media Meltdown live special Tuesday night to weigh in on mainstream media bias with BlazeTV hosts Eric Bolling and Glenn Beck.
O’Reilly discussed a recent column he wrote explaining that the mainstream media in America has aligned itself with the far Left to crush traditionalist thought. O’Reilly explained that the media is legitimizing and promoting socialism, but he told Bolling that it goes beyond bias.
“It’s no longer about media bias. It’s about money,” O’Reilly said. “Because the big corporations, Disney, Comcast … wanna make money, all right? And they know they can target a liberal crew that hates Trump for a consistent audience, and that’s what they’re doing. They’re not seeking the truth; that’s number one.”
“And number two, the New York Times and the Washington Post, the only two newspapers of note left in America, have banded together and said, ‘We want progressive socialism. We want and we’re gonna validate it.’ So the combination is way beyond any bias that Bernie Goldberg wrote about way back when or that we experienced, all three of us, in our television careers.”
Beck asked O’Reilly if we are better off now knowing that the media has allied with the leftists rather than before, when liberal journalists like Walter Cronkite still claimed to be objective and were trusted. O’Reilly said things are worse now, because mainstream media companies no longer have standards for journalists to have the facts on their side and get to the truth.
“Nobody’s looking for the truth any more; it’s all agenda-driven reporting,” O’Reilly said.
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