WATCH: Olbermann Special Comment Tackles "False God of Objectivity"

Keith Olbermann has a bone to pick with journalists who think he's too partisan.

Good journalism, the embattled host said, is not presenting both sides equally as "objective" and "neutral." It's sifting through the various sides and wrestling out the truth. Olbermann pointed out that lauded anchors like Walter Cronkite and Edward R. Murrow are remembered not for their neutrality or "fairness" but for speaking out based on their interpretations of current events.

He also slammed Ted Koppel, who has criticized him, for joining the rest of the mainstream media for being uncritical cheerleaders during the run-up to the War in Iraq.

Watch below.

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AlterNet / By Sarah Seltzer

Posted at November 16, 2010, 5:26am

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