Media Lowlights of 2007

The Media Research Center has announced its “Notable Quotables of 2007,” recognizing the year’s worst reporting in a number of categories. The grand prize winner, which we commented on here, was McClatchey’s story: “As Violence Falls in Iraq, Cemetery Workers Feel the Pinch.”
There are lots of entertaining videos, featuring the year’s most over-the-top left-wing commentary. This one, by Keith Olbermann on MSNBC, is a personal favorite. Keep in mind, as you watch it, that this is a news program:



It’s fun to browse some of the worst news coverage of the year, but it does make you wonder whether the mainstream media are getting even worse. There certainly isn’t any sign of improvement.
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