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MSNBC reported joke as news

Discussion in 'U.S. Politics' started by Libsmasher, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. Libsmasher

    Libsmasher New Member

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    I would not worry about it Lib, the same people who watch PMSNBC as news watch the daily show as news :) and they dont see any diff. But then again.... I dont see a diff either.
     
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    There has been a lot of lies told to the American public by the media at large. I find it sickening. What ever happened to just reporting all sides of a story?

    The better question is, why do we, the public, put up with being treated like monkeys?
     
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    MSNBC gets hoaxed....leaving you feeling-like-a-monkey. :confused:

    Do these feelings strike you, often?

    Do you have some kind o' medication that's run-out?
     
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    I see where according to your link the false story actually was spoken on air by David Shuster not Keith Olbermann..yet you bring his name into the topic, why? Because he's doing a great job exposing the lies of your mentors...Limbaugh, BillO, Hannity and all the rest. Olbermann's new 4 year contract extension guarantees he will continue the good fight.

    BTW, your feigned indignation over a false story, while at the same time providing a link to the network that has made half truths, lies, smears and childish behavior common place is literally laughable.
     
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    "why do we, the public, put up with being treated like monkeys?"

    I highly doubt some posters ability to communicate in a serious manner and their comprehension skills.
     
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    "conservatives" do seem to crave drama, in their lives. :rolleyes:
     
  8. Libsmasher

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    off of olbermann's show - and that's what it is - a comedy show for lowbrow libs :D

    He's a good comedian - I'll give him that. The issue is whether the parent NBC News wants to be known as serious journalists, or a clown troupe.

    As I said, I'll bet he never lasts the four years - there's nobody left for him to defame. Rush on the other hand, will have a GREAT four years. :D
     
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    To my knowledge, all sides of a story have never been reported by any news program. Although I do believe that what is posing as news programming these days would make Pravda proud.

    The cable "news" networks aren't really news progamming at all. They are designed specifically to form peoples opinions. I include all the cable news networks. (cnn, msmbc, fox, etc.) Can anyone watch Nancy Grace and seriously call that news programming? The American public should consider themselves lucky if a few tidbits of real news actually manage to find their way onto any of these so-called news networks.

    Back when the networks actually tried to have real news programming, they were always lose leaders for the networks. The profit motive won out. Now we have entertainment programming posing as news. Personnalities such as Oberman and O'Rielly, rather than news anchors such as Huntly and Brinkley.
     
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    I have caught so many lies in the news, I typically ignore them now.
     
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