Hats Off To Mara Liasson

Jillian Bandes
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Posted: Dec 07, 2009 11:49 AM
Mara Liasson, NPR's top political correspondent, is also a regular Fox News contributor. NPR executives didn't like her association with Fox, and asked her to "watch Fox for 30 days" to evaluate whether or not it was a good idea to continue associating with them. NPR did this the same time the White House was pushing forward with it's war on Fox -- but of course NPR, the official state-run media organization, said it had nothing to do with the White House's anti-Fox push.

Liasson took the 30 days and then reported back with the equivalent of an eye roll. She's staying on Fox, and staying at NRP, unless the execs force her out. Here's Fox's unofficial response:
With the ratings we have, NPR should be paying us to even be mentioned on our air.