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Talking with Pagans and Talking with Journalists

RufusTFirefly Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 2:45 PM
I thought you were describing conservative media in your first paragraph. You must not be actually watching any other media or you would recognize that you are mistaken. Several independent studies have shown that Fox watchers are more misinformed than any other news watchers. I know no one in the conservative universe believes in any study that shows them in a bad light, but this is been shown by many different study sponsors. Conservative media feeds its viewers with fear, conspiracy, and alarm for their safety. The good news is that Fox viewership is sinking and Murdoch will not let politics hurt his pocketbook. He will make adjustments and hopefully add a few real journalists.
AZYaateeh Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 3:46 PM
If by "independent studies" you mean "ideologically distorted nonsense that would make Lysenko blush", then sure.
latebloomer Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 4:42 PM
I remember the most prominent of those studies you're talking about. It took as a starting point the validity of EVERY tenet of the current Liberal-Progressive belief structure- AGW, abortion on demand, central planning, etc, ad naseum- and treated any contrary opinion as a departure from fact. One of many examples of a conclusion looking for supporting "data".

Sports Illustrated has come to my mailbox for nearly 40 years. I hope it comes for 40 more. But I also hope whomever is assigning the stories in the future begins to think more about the readers than their political and social agendas.

Super Bowl week featured a cover of a praying Ray Lewis rising from the water, and a cover story by New York Times’ religion columnist Mark Oppenheimer on Christians in the NFL. The story was enough to cause PJMedia writer Andrew Klavan to declare he would not renew his SI subscription, and most serious Christian...