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HuffPost/AOL “fires” labor journalist

The Huffington Post’s “Firing” of Labor Journalist Mike Elk

“There are so many reporters that sellout to Wall Street, that print Wall Street’s talking points, that do all the bidding of Wall Street. The thing that people said to me is, ‘By helping these workers you showed that you were too much on the side of workers.’ Sure, there’s a thousand reporters that are sellouts to Wall Street, but how about three or four that are sellouts to working people. I’m perfectly fine with people calling me a sellout to the working class. I’m perfectly fine with people saying, ‘Mike Elk is totally beholden to the interests of somebody making $17,000 a year that can’t feed their kids.’ I’m fine with that.”


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