quote:"CBS ... will never be viewed again as pristine," wrote Shapiro. "The ethical media rule is that corporate business interests should never interfere in journalismor at least not so blatantly, publicly, and harmfully. It made me wonder if 60 Minutes had ever suffered the same treatment."
They have ... at the hands of CBS Corporate.
quote:And both CBS and Wallace were sharply criticized when an interview Wallace had conducted with Jeffrey Wiganda former big tobacco executivewas killed in what was widely seen as a cave-in to corporate pressure. (The events became the basis for the movie The Insider.) »gawker.com/mike-wallace/
Seems like CBS makes a habit of interfering in the reporting of news and cannot be trusted to be unbiased.
That was called "Tortuous Interference" on CBS corporates part. Again we are seeing it again at CBS. I personally don't watch CBS any more and gave up CNET a few years back due to there biased reviews.