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I didn't say that all news organisations were professional; the "news" in dictatorships, for example, is whatever the dictator wants printed. However, for the most part, the MSM in Western countries used to be reasonably professional.
Today, even the front page is part of the Opinion pages
While Turner took the lead in TV, via CNN, he was a decade and a half late in politicising media as such.
Murdoch went for newspapers and Magazines already in the sixties and seventies, but he didn't buy Fox until 1985.
The real name of the "Commonwealth Games" is "The Empire Games" (the British Empire that is) but we don't like anyone else to know we still have an Empire - so we disguise it as a "Commonwealth" these days.
- I would love to change the world, but they won’t give me the source code.