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It's Time for Media Control

Dan107 Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 8:22 AM
Congress should impose massive fines on those who get facts wrong. Not newspaper reporters – that’s dealt with a different way. But TV. As liberals love to remind us, broadcasters make their living over “public airwaves.” Conveying false information over them is a violation of the trust placed in those institutions by the public and should be punished. What a noble thought. However, the reality is that facts are being gotten wrong intentionally in order to push an agenda shared by media groupthink.
Truckman Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 5:39 PM
An example is that even though the AR-15 was left in the car,Media had the shooter using IT to do all the killing. Small mistake? Nope-it was twisted to reinforce the Left's attempt to renew the "assault weapon" ban. (BTW-during the time after it had expired,having "assault weapons" available didn't affect the crime rate nationally AT ALL.)
pascagoulapappy Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 8:45 AM
Sounds to me a little bit like yelling "Fire!" in a crowded theater with impunity.

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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