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Old 05-25-2010, 06:24 PM   #81
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If it makes you feel better I read that Chris Matthews criticized Obama for his handling of the oil spill. So the tingling is off the leg, so to speak.
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Old 05-25-2010, 06:32 PM   #82
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Any mention of Chris Matthews of MSNBC, not FNC, calling West Point "the enemy camp' for the president back in Dec?

Any relevance for the case at hand? Is poor news broadcasting made okay by sillyness of some other news moderator from another channel?
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I have to kinda laugh at the concept of Dylan defending Fox News
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Old 05-25-2010, 11:53 PM   #86
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Obama could cure cancer and the lead at Fox would be "Obama puts millions of oncologists out of work."

I actually like Fox. As long as you know that it's a tabloid and to not expect the truth, it can be wildly entertaining.
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I loved a story from Bangkok, when it all went pear shaped last week - a couple were stuck in their 5 star hotel, and the hotel in a misguided attempt to calm and relax their guests decided to limit their access to news about the crisis. Pages missing from newspapers, and news channels suddenly not accessible from rooms. Oh, except Fox. Whether that was an accident or by design, it was okay - no coverage at all on Fox. Well done.
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Fox News may be the undisputed ratings champion in cable news, but not among black viewers.

The New York Times' Brian Stelter tweeted that, according to Nielsen Media Research, Fox News has averaged just 29,000 black viewers in primetime so far this television season (9/09-7/10). That represents just 1.38% of its 2.102 million total viewer audience.

CNN and MSNBC, meanwhile, both have far more black viewers, both in absolute terms and as a proportion of their overall audiences.

MSNBC has averaged 145,000 black viewers, representing 19.3% of its 751,000 total viewer audience.

CNN has averaged 134,000 black viewers, representing 20.7% of its 648,000 total viewer audience.

Stelter noted that he pulled the Nielsen numbers after working on his story in Monday's New York Times on race and cable news.

His piece, "When Race Is the Issue, Misleading Coverage Sets Off an Uproar," examines the recent media firestorm over comments made by USDA official Shirley Sherrod as an example of "warfare" waged by conservative media.
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I'm sure there's no shame on their part, in fact some might find this to be vital...
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considering the overriding subtext of Fox News these days is "when minorities are in charge, it's bad for white people," should we be surprised?

can you imagine -- !!! -- the psychotic rage that would erupt from white america if a black man behaved like any of the Fox prime time line up?

or, worse, if the Tea Party were black?

the double standards are shocking.
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it is shameful that blacks boycott Fox News Channel
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Black people don't watch Fox because they are racists.
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you see? they do it too.
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I won't be posting in this forum anymore. I've heard enough

Good luck all.
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If Fox News told me the sky was purple I'd believe them because they would have facts to back up their statement.

And then when they were proven wrong they would apologize and correct the mistake.

I've seen oreilly report a story one day and then a few days later admit that his facts were incorrect and set the record straight.

Not many journalists would do that.

That's why I admire Fox News - because they always make sure that the viewers get the accurate story.
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Wow... O'Reilly must apologize a lot. Back in the day when Olbermann often puts O'Reilly on Worst Person of the Day, is because Olbermann calls out O'Reilly on his mistakes in facts. Just sayin...
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If Fox News told me the sky was purple I'd believe them because they would have facts to back up their statement.

And then when they were proven wrong they would apologize and correct the mistake.

I've seen oreilly report a story one day and then a few days later admit that his facts were incorrect and set the record straight.

Not many journalists would do that.

That's why I admire Fox News - because they always make sure that the viewers get the accurate story.


Frightening stuff...
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If Fox News told me the sky was purple I'd believe them because they would have facts to back up their statement.

And then when they were proven wrong they would apologize and correct the mistake.

I've seen oreilly report a story one day and then a few days later admit that his facts were incorrect and set the record straight.

Not many journalists would do that.

That's why I admire Fox News - because they always make sure that the viewers get the accurate story.
Don't fool yourself, there aren't many "Journalists" that work at Fox News just a bunch of political hacks - as with MSNBC the two networks are like those old Airplane movies with Leslie Nielson - IT'S ALL A BIG JOKE, it's not real news it's ideology wrapped around the idea of daily events - at least with John Stewart he doesn't "pretend" to be serious these other jack arses take themselves way too serious. Like during the Bush Administration, if you lie over and over again, you start believing the garbage that is disseminated.
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Not many journalists would do that.
I can't tell if you're being sacrcastic, but I'm pretty sure it's the responsibility of every journalist to do that
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