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It's Time for Media Control

hpettyjohn Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 6:39 PM
When a boy in the 40's we would gather at the old radio for about 10 minutes of news. To open we would hear a commercial, one in the middle (short) and one at the end. Very little opinion, just news. Now you can turn on the news 24/7 and it is somewhere between the commercials somewhere. Mostly opinions and very little news. Many really stupid questions. Women commentators who don't trust their mikes and yell through their noses. They move their mouth but they shriek like a fingernail on a chalkboard. It is a trend that started in the late 70's and they all sound alike with blond hair, skimpy dresses and a wild and crazy TV setting. Opinions may interest some people but I prefer news backed by facts. Obama freeloads on news.
MAHB001 Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 6:46 PM
Wouldnt it be nice if news was news and not mixed with propaganda?
psydoc Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 6:46 PM
Hey, hpettyjohn, don't knock the blond hair and skimpy dresses. That is the only reason I watch.

I remember those days, they were really good ole days. Nothing but facts.

Are you sure there is news in between the commercials? I seem to see people trying to sell books, or talking nonsense.

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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