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It's Time for Media Control

Basset Hound Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 9:41 AM
Mr. Hunter left out an infamous incident. That would be when The Media tripped over themselves to rush to their microphones in 2000 to proclaim that Gore had won Florida...and conveniently forgot the fact that Florida is in two different time zones and those in the Panhandle were still voting. God only knows how many Bush supporters in states further west gave up and went home, thinking the election had already been lost.
Jay Wye Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 12:09 PM
it irks me to no end that the news stations display running totals before the polls are closed,and the votes have not all been made,nor counted.
Media should not do any reporting until the next day,after the votes have ALL been counted and the counts certified by the Supervisors of Elections.
Let them FINISH their jobs before the news reports are made.
Kuwull Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 9:44 AM
And precisely why they did it.

Was there anything about the Sandy Hook massacre the media got right on the day it happened? In their rush to be first, they ignored their obligation to be right. Nearly every detail they disseminated Friday was wrong, even down to the name of the killer. Their desire to sensationalize had them shoving microphones in the faces of children who couldn’t possibly comprehend the events of the day. This was just the latest example of how out of control and dangerous the media has become, and it’s time government did something to protect us.

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