Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Is there a Benghazi media coverup?

Is there a mainstream media cover-up of an Obama administration cover-up in the wake of the 9/11 Benghazi attack that left four Americans dead? Chronicle included? - Debra J. Saunders/SF Chronicle

Since Sept. 12, The Chronicle has run about 67 stories, items, editorials, columns and letters that mention Benghazi. In September, I criticized Susan Rice, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and White House press secretary Jay Carney for claiming that an anti-Islam video had incited the attack, not al Qaeda-inspired terrorists.

Some readers tell me that they see The Chronicle's failure to run a rash of front-page stories as proof of bias. They have a point, but they fail to appreciate the local emphasis in today's front-page placement, especially during a presidential election and World Series, which the Giants, incidentally, won 4-zip....