It almost goes without saying that the so-called mainstream media has a significantly leftist political bias. We also know that the MSM is weak on press freedom and is prone to self-censor and to downplay or ignore certain issues. They do this out of politically correctness (ie. upsetting lib/leftists who share their biases). They also do so out of simple cowardice in the face of potential physical danger. Altogether this highly unfortunate situation is just short of earning the MSM the title "despicable".
This week they (the journalists and executives of CTV, Global TV, CBC) crossed the line during the anti-fracking "protests" (riots) near Rexton, NB. They displayed all of the above near-despicable negatives plus failing to come to the defence of fellow journalists who were attacked by Indian thugs and criminals.
The violence and thuggery of Indian "protesters" was bad enough. But Ezra Levant hits the right target when he calls out members of the despicable "Media Party" for their cowardice and duplicity: