Much investigative journalism has at its core a belief that government is the solution to whatever problems the investigations uncover. Conservatives who have seen how government creates more problems than it solves don't have any interest in doing work that will promote more government interference and less freedom.
Feb 16, 2010
Why some conservatives think journalism is liberal
Why do conservatives think journalism is, at its heart, a liberal enterprise? Aside from the fact that journalism's biggest takedown happened to be of a Republican president, the "conservative" journalism movement thinks most investigative reporters want the government to come in and solve any problems they uncover - at least according to columnist K. Daniel Glover: