Media career path: Cry 'media bias' - Dylan Byers - POLITICO.com: "Earlier this month, Attkisson reached an agreement to resign from CBS News ahead of contract. The reason for the Emmy-Award winning reporter’s departure: a deep-seated frustration with the way the media — including CBS News — was being manipulated by political and corporate interests. Her reporting, which frequently cast a critical light on the Obama administration, was increasingly marginalized by the network.
There is “increasing obfuscation, obstructionism and intimidation,” Attkisson told POLITICO. “The images that the public sees every day, in many forms, are influenced and manipulated by political, corporate and other special interests through orchestrated and well-financed campaigns."
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