Media

Discussion in 'The Club House' started by notdku, Sep 24, 2007.

  1. notdku

    notdku Administrator Staff Member

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    Where do you guys get your news?

    Fox is nothing more than slanted and pre-decided by corporate Right Wing propagandists owned by Republicans.

    CNN is nothing more than slanted and pre-decided by corporate Left Wing propagandists owned by Democrats.

    The rest of the corporate owned media giants just try to follow those two leads stream lighting sensational stories of little to no merit. No real spotlight on true issues.

    So where do you get your news from now? BBC?
     
  2. matt g

    matt g New Member Supporter

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    I like to use as many sources as possible and try to screen out the BS.
     

  3. Chuck

    Chuck New Member

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    All of the above plus the net and print news, most of which comes from AP or UPI anyway. Blogs are also a good source if they can be corroborated.
     
  4. alsaqr

    alsaqr Well-Known Member Supporter

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    "Fox is nothing more than slanted and pre-decided by corporate Right Wing propagandists owned by Republicans.

    CNN is nothing more than slanted and pre-decided by corporate Left Wing propagandists owned by Democrats."

    Right on!!!! Guess this is why folks derisively call them FAUX News and Communist News Network.
     
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  6. notdku

    notdku Administrator Staff Member

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    What about Fox reporting that George Bush won Florida and thus was President when he had not.

    If your a big fan of FOX and trust them then watch the documentary Outfoxed .. It will do a better job with actual examples than I can here in a thread.
     
  7. billt

    billt New Member

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    I don't care what anyone say about The Fox News Channel, I'll take their programming and reporting hands down over any other network. The ratings PROVE that I'm not the only one who feels this way. Every single one of the other networks has nothing but liberal biased, left wing spin reporting. A bad story is going to happen to the best of news shows, but Fox has had the most honest reporting of the Iraq war from day 1. CNN, MSNBC, and the 3 major networks have done nothing but fill the airwaves with their anti war, left wing crap. Bush has made a lot of mistakes, and Fox has in fact criticized him for it. But they don't constantly Bush bash like the others. The only network that has broadcast the new House approval ratings is Fox, (13%). The others don't utter a word. Anti Democratic don't 'ya know. Bill T.
     
  8. bkt

    bkt New Member

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    Not to split rabbits or anything, but let's be careful on the history. Many networks called Florida for Gore before the polls closed, including NBC, CBS, CNN and yes, even Fox. It was not until 2:16am the following morning that Fox called Florida for Bush and at 2:20am, all the other networks did, too.

    (It bears mentioning that calling the state for a candidate before the polls close and for a state that spans time zones is a really bad thing to do. How many people in the Florida panhandle didn't even bother to go vote after hearing the state results had already been called?)

    I'm not really interested in debating the merits of Fox without bringing up the outrageous bias that is evident at CNN, CBS, NPR and PBS. Other networks may be less biased, but they still lean left quite a bit. Fox isn't perfect, but it sucks a lot less than the alternative mainstream media.
     
  9. Chuck

    Chuck New Member

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    There is nothing at all conservative about Trotskyites and Jacobins.
     
  10. pioneer461

    pioneer461 New Member

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    All of the media were suckered by the exit poll reporting, which later was found to be skewed.

    I know it is a lot of fun to beat up on Fox, Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, etc. If that makes you feel somehow intellectually superior, then be my guest. As I said, they are up front about their conservatism, but the so-called main media lie through their teeth about their liberalism. Believe what you wish and God bless the First Amendment.
     
  11. matt g

    matt g New Member Supporter

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    Any time a person tells a story, that story will be biased by the person writing said story.