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Are journalists watchdogs or lapdogs?

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Partisans. They ignore offenses by Democrats, and fulminate over those of Republicans. This is because 85% are registered Democrats, and 90% contribute to Democrats. The majority are graduates of liberal universities, and every survey shows them to be committed to leftist causes. They tend to be piled up in large cities, which are overwhelmingly Democrat. It's just a fact that they promote leftist views.

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Thanks, but I need to write a paper on my opinion whether or not journalists are watchdogs or lapdogs. I was given an article but I don't understand it fully:/
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Watchdog journalism is associated with investigative journalism. If we had a robust investigative journalism in America, the stories about the scandals in Obama's term would have been broken by American journalists; however, they mostly were either broken by planned leaks from the administration, or by the Guardian, a leftist British newspaper. Only a few journalists (a handful) are interested in investigative journalism, because they desire access to the administration more than exposing the corruption. http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watchdog_journalism
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Both.

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In my opinion, journalists are both watchdogs and lapdogs, but more of watchdogs. This is because they like investigating more about personal lives of some people, while some people, especially who are on the wrong make them lapdogs to cover the crucial details that may destroy peace.

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Thank you so much!
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They are suppose to be watchdogs but in reality are the democrats lapdogs.

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How?
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One example is the trey case. The media made it seem like trey was a innocent teen when in reality he wasn't. The main stream media will not report on anything that damages the liberal point of view.
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They are partisan--so they are lapdogs.

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What does partisan mean?
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They are biased. They are loyal to one party rather than give actual news.
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They're liars.

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Depends on the journalists

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Neither. They are writers not dogs. They might be termed watchdogs if they are following a story.

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Depends on the individual journalist.

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