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David Gregory Decries Lazy, Narrative-Obsessed Beltway Media

Former Meet the Press host David Gregory bemoaned the Beltway media’s narrative-enclosed myopia to a No Labels National Strategic Agenda on Wednesday. Enjoyez-vouz, via Politico:

“[I]n Washington political journalism the narrative gets set, and it gets set early and built on. And things that fight the narrative get harder to report out, I think, often because of laziness in media,” Gregory said. “I think that the media…has gotten very attached to the idea that Washington is so dysfunctional and that the country is so frustrated with it. There is a self-fulfilling part of that.”

“I think sometimes it’s an oversimplication to talk about the speed of the news cycle,” Gregory said. “That’s a part of the problem, but what it is is the attachment to narrative.”

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Just gonna leave this sitting right here.

[h/t Politico]

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