Sharyl Attkisson to Beck: I Was Told ‘I Was Probably Being Monitored’

Former CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson appeared on Glenn Beck‘s radio show this morning to tell Beck about her dealings with media bias at CBS. She said that at one point she was even informed that she was “probably being monitored” over her dogged pursuit of stories critical of the Obama administration. Beck was amazed that while “everything was a scandal under George W. Bush” but nothing is under President Obama.

Attkisson told him the problem is management either doesn’t view these as serious stories or they’re “so ideologically conflicted” they won’t allow them to air. Beck offered to help Attkisson in any way possible, and remarked that “we are starting to treat journalists the way Vladimir Putin treats journalists.”

Attkisson singled out a few journalists raising concerns about the White House’s stifling of the press and said, “I think people should be just standing up on buildings and screaming about this.” Beck asked about she felt when she realized people were coming after her. Attkisson revealed she was tipped off by government sources that she “was probably being monitored.”

Watch the video below, via BlazeTV:

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