What does the partial exoneration of Trump mean for the media?

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders meets with reporters Monday morning, March 25, 2019, on the driveway outside the West Wing entrance to the White House. Photo credit: Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour, via Flickr

Many people on the left are disappointed with Robert Mueller’s report.  There was a nearly two year buildup to it. Rolling Stone Journalist Matt Taibbi says the media is responsible for overselling and overhyping, and thus abrogated its responsibility to be fair. He says press coverage of the Russia investigation is similar to press coverage of the lead-up to the war in Iraq, when reporters repeated the false claim the Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction.