HuffPo: Snowdon Coverage: If U.S. mass media were state-controlled, would they look any different?

Just saw Jeff’s article in IC’s media relations list.  Here is the lede:

The Edward Snowden leaks have revealed a U.S. corporate media system at war with independent journalism. Many of the same outlets — especially TV news — that missed the Wall Street meltdown and cheer-led the Iraq invasion have come to resemble state-controlled media outlets in their near-total identification with the government as it pursues the now 30-year-old whistleblower.