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Doing the Research the New York Times Won't Do

Rowly Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 9:59 AM
CABLE NEWS RACE TUES JAN 8 2013 FOXNEWS O'REILLY 2,523,000 CMDY DAILY SHOW 2,108,000 MTV SNOOKI 2,085,000 FOXNEWS BAIER 2,049,000 FOXNEWS FIVE 1,918,000 FOXNEWS HANNITY 1,861,000 FOXNEWS SHEP 1,776,000 CMDY COLBERT 1,541,000 FOXNEWS GRETA 1,231,000 MSNBC MADDOW 983,000 MSNBC MATTHEWS 942,000 MSNBC SCHULTZ 854,000 MSNBC O'DONNELL 866,000 CNN PIERS 797,000 CNN COOPER 452,000
beowulfe Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 10:46 AM
I know, funny, eh? I don't know what's more amusing -- that Snooki has more viewers than most real news programs, or that more people view my facebook page on a daily basis than watch CNN.
wiseone Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 10:57 AM
What's not funny is that CNN occupies the very bottom of Rowly's list while Fox occupies the TOP FIVE news spots on the list, yet the Obama WH Daily Press Briefing room reserves FOUR seats for CNN and ONLY ONE FOR FOX.

In Sunday's New York Times, Elisabeth Rosenthal claimed, as the title of her article put it, "More Guns = More Killing." She based this on evidence that would never be permitted in any other context at the Times: (1) anecdotal observations; and (2) bald assertions of an activist, blandly repeated with absolutely no independent fact-checking by the Times.

There is an academic, peer-reviewed, long-term study of the effect of various public policies on public, multiple shootings in all 50 states over a 20-year period performed by renowned economists at the University of Chicago and Yale, William Landes and John...