Following Sony Pictures' decision to cancel the planned Christmas Day release of the Seth Rogen and James Franco film "The Interview," Hollywood stars are up in arms.

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Sharyl Attkisson, Jonah Goldberg and Joe Trippi joined Howard Kurtz on "Media Buzz" today to react to this blow to free expression.

"This was just a systemic failure of the entire politcal and legal system," Goldberg said. "Everyone had a good enough excuse to be cowardly, and no one stepped up and said, 'No, this is not the way we're going to handle this.'"

Watch more in the clip above and see Kurtz discuss the media's role in the hacking scandal with James Rosen below.

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