How the Fox-Comcast Machine Crushed a Journalist Who Spoke Out Against Bill O’Reilly
By Terry Ann Knopf, Columbia Journalism Review
Posted on August 21, 2010, Printed on August 21, 2010
Whenever they say ‘it’s not about the money,’ it is about the money.” – Fred W. Friendly
It was a balmy Saturday–a perfect night for champagne toasts. Some 450 people from the local television industry gathered in the Grand Ballroom at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, many of the men in tuxedos, the women in strapless gowns. The occasion was a dinner ceremony on May 10, 2008, to announce the local Emmy-award winners. Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray was on hand, as were bigwigs from the Boston/New England chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.