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« on: February 11, 2009, 12:48:00 PM »
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« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2009, 12:58:08 PM »
The media stopped being journalist a long long time ago
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« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2009, 01:10:35 PM »
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The media stopped being journalist a long long time ago
I've been looking at the Dick Morris site today. He thinks Obama will muzzle Fox and right wing radio.
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« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2009, 01:22:43 PM »
I am starting a thread on this..
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« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2009, 02:10:27 PM »
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I am starting a thread on this..
Sounds good
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« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2009, 12:11:20 PM »
We GOTTA quit letting Tripster vote.
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« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2009, 01:17:08 PM »
All media is biased, but the bias is wide ranging and covers a broad spectrum of political beliefs.
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« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2009, 01:28:57 PM »
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All media is biased, but the bias is wide ranging and covers a broad spectrum of political beliefs.
Its NOT a perfect bell curve and you know it. Furthermore, in the last 3 years the media has been giving up even any pretense of professionalism and impartiality and is running full force into outright advocacy.

And I dont have much problem with that as long as

1. They dont lie and pretend they dont have a bias

and

2. The government STAYS OUT of it.
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« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2009, 02:38:00 PM »
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Quote from: "OkieSpladle"
All media is biased, but the bias is wide ranging and covers a broad spectrum of political beliefs.
Its NOT a perfect bell curve and you know it. Furthermore, in the last 3 years the media has been giving up even any pretense of professionalism and impartiality and is running full force into outright advocacy.

And I dont have much problem with that as long as

1. They dont lie and pretend they dont have a bias

and

2. The government STAYS OUT of it.
I didn't say it was a perfect bell curve.  I just wanted to point out that just about every view point is represented if you look a little bit.  Some are easier to find (and in greater numbers) than others.

I agree on your other points.
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