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clevergirl

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Candy Crowley’s Journalistic Reputation is Debate’s Biggest Loser

CNN’s Candy Crowley has always seemed like a tough, sharp and relatively fair reporter. So when she said earlier this week she was going to take an active moderator role in last night’s debate, that didn’t immediately seem like a bad thing. There’s no problem with an impartial moderator keeping the candidates on topic and pressing them with follow-ups.

But by the end of the night, it was clear Crowley had done damage to her own reputation of objectivity. It wasn’t just because of the Benghazi question, either. Matt Latimer lays out the instances of bias at the Daily Beast:

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She didn't do the whole idea of having female moderators any good and of course will never moderate a debate again. The local high school debating team wouldn't have her. She has gone into the annals of journalistic history of what not to do.

The most damage was really done to the media itself. Starting out, the public doesn't trust the media. This just proved that public right. It didn't do obama any good because the perception is that without Crowley's dubious help, he would have lost. The perception of obama being weak was just reinforced. Without help, he would have failed.
 

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