Back in 1980, the world needed CNN. Nothing like it had ever been tried before, and kudos to Ted Turner not only for trying it, but for making it work.
But as Ted craved cred, he turned CNN into the television version of the New York Times — a damn fine source for breaking news, but damnably biased, too.
So along comes Fox News Channel, happily wearing its rightwing bias on its sleeve. FNC might not be fair and balanced, itself