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Old 08-24-2010, 09:20 PM   #121
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The Parent Company Trap - The Daily Show with Jon Stewart - 08/23/2010 - Video Clip | Comedy Central
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That was fantastic. This is the kind of crap that should result in heavy fines against "news" organizations.
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i had to sit through a semester of applied media ethics and i don't have a job, and these guys are crapping in gold toilets.
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Old 08-25-2010, 01:16 AM   #124
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i had to sit through a semester of applied media ethics and i don't have a job, and these guys are crapping in gold toilets.
I've thought the exact same thing. My god, I could do a better job than those yahoos. I honestly don't understand it. Still not entirely sure which team I should be on here. Maybe it's a mix of both?

My favorite bit was Gretchen not knowing what an ignoramus is. I'm guessing she's also not familiar with the concept of irony?

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Can the Fox & Friends people be any dumber!? Can Glenn Beck be any more paranoid!?

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Old 08-25-2010, 02:28 AM   #126
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I've thought the exact same thing. My god, I could do a better job than those yahoos. I honestly don't understand it. Still not entirely sure which team I should be on here. Maybe it's a mix of both?

My favorite bit was Gretchen not knowing what an ignoramus is. I'm guessing she's also not familiar with the concept of irony?

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An ignorant LAWYER, which we all know Barack Obama was once before he was President.
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Gretchen said she googled ignoramus.



Ignoramus | Define Ignoramus at Dictionary.com


way to go Gretchen for the win.
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I love "it's just a man dangling his keys behind the camera"

Steve Doocy has his son on there now, he's a carbon copy. FOX News will go on forever with their genetically programmed offspring And the female ones will NEVER wear pants, damn it.
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Old 08-25-2010, 03:11 PM   #129
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Faux News pwnd

Their poor audience
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Brilliant.
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Old 09-29-2010, 09:26 AM   #131
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President Obama hit out hard at Fox News in an interview with Rolling Stone.

In the interview, which was released Tuesday, Rolling Stone editor Jann Wenner asked Obama, "What do you think of Fox News? Do you think it's a good institution for America and for democracy?"

Obama's response:

[Laughs] Look, as president, I swore to uphold the Constitution, and part of that Constitution is a free press. We've got a tradition in this country of a press that oftentimes is opinionated. The golden age of an objective press was a pretty narrow span of time in our history. Before that, you had folks like Hearst who used their newspapers very intentionally to promote their viewpoints. I think Fox is part of that tradition -- it is part of the tradition that has a very clear, undeniable point of view. It's a point of view that I disagree with. It's a point of view that I think is ultimately destructive for the long-term growth of a country that has a vibrant middle class and is competitive in the world. But as an economic enterprise, it's been wildly successful. And I suspect that if you ask Mr. Murdoch what his number-one concern is, it's that Fox is very successful.
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President Obama hit out hard at Fox News in an interview with Rolling Stone.

In the interview, which was released Tuesday, Rolling Stone editor Jann Wenner asked Obama, "What do you think of Fox News? Do you think it's a good institution for America and for democracy?"

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[Laughs] Look, as president, I swore to uphold the Constitution, and part of that Constitution is a free press.



I'm glad Fox New is there.
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What makes you glad, is it the lying or the anchor chicks?
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What makes you glad, is it the lying or the anchor chicks?

So, you think Fox News lies.

Do you think we can totally trust the other news media?


I'm just trying to understand why it's so cool to slam Fox News.

Glenn Beck defending the U.S. Constitution (in his on way) is bad?


I welcome this freedom of speech!
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Glenn Beck defending the U.S. Constitution (in his on way) is bad!
Defending the Constitution is the last thing on Glenn Beck's mind. He's a charlatan.
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Defending the Constitution is the last thing on Glenn Beck's mind. He's a charlatan.



Please a few quotes by Glenn Beck that back up your statement.
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Please a few quotes by Glenn Beck that back up your statement.
There's a 30% chance Glenn Beck, in response to this post, would accuse you of being a Nazi.
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There's a 30% chance Glenn Beck, in response to this post, would accuse you of being a Nazi.

You did not post a quote by Beck.
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That's true.

I'll post this.

Back in Black - Glenn Beck's Nazi Tourette's - The Daily Show with Jon Stewart - 5/12/2010 - Video Clip | Comedy Central
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Fox News, and CNN and NBC to a lessor extent, are basically like those funny 1800s city papers, nowadays. When you go back in 1800s/early 1900s archives and read headlines like, "MAYOR HIDES ALLIGATOR IN MANSION, ADDICTED TO OPIUM?" in bold print headline.

The majority of US cable news is either light entertainment or talking heads. Opinionated talking heads have always had a certain bias, that's why they're there - to get you to agree strongly and watch them or disagree strongly and watch them to say, "What a fuckhead." That said they seem to be a bit more crazy these days.

The sad truth is that many Americans are more interested in the fact that Lindsay Lohan has to have a legal caretaker than President Obama continuing the ridiculous Bush-era executive priviledges or the Republicans mostly being top tax bracket-protecting twats.

I'm pretty liberal but I end up watching Fox News once in a while for entertainment, with any hard news I gleam being an occasional bonus. The sad thing is that many people are not capable of distinguishing Fox, or CNN or NBC as "entertainment" rather than un-biased news coverage. I suppose I can't blame them, though. If I had a right-wing world view, and I watched Fox News, I guess I'd think they were unbiased too.

At this point the only US televised source for news I'd put any faith in is PBS or C-SPAN. BBC, CBC, and Al Jazeera English all the way for me.

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