Media Fails Us

Posted Saturday, September 18, 2010, at 5:36 PM
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    Personally I think NPR still does a pretty good job..

    -- Posted by Damu on Sat, Sep 18, 2010, at 8:57 PM
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    I agree but they are not exactly on the national level as the others. They actually do the reporting and the research needed before running with a story.

    -- Posted by MichaelHendricks on Sun, Sep 19, 2010, at 1:10 PM
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    That would of course be Jon Stewart, which is sad that a comedian on a comedy network is the most trusted man in news (which I hate saying because I love the show).

    -- Posted by MichaelHendricks on Sun, Sep 19, 2010, at 4:53 PM
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    Actually, it appears that we can only get true news in the form of comical satire which although quite hilarious, is quite sad indeed.

    I assume you guys are both aware of this?

    http://onfaith.washingtonpost.com/onfait...

    Should be excellent!

    -- Posted by Damu on Sun, Sep 19, 2010, at 9:33 PM
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    Yes I am it should be very interesting. It sure is nice that they scheduled the rallies on a nonchalant day.

    -- Posted by MichaelHendricks on Mon, Sep 20, 2010, at 1:03 AM
  • Don't forget economics; as newspapers cut back their staffs, the electronic media who depend on them for leads miss out as well.

    -- Posted by croswind on Mon, Sep 20, 2010, at 4:04 PM
  • Wow! Your just learning this? It's been yellow journalism for the past 40 years. They all want to be investigative reporters. Good news doesn't sell news papers. Remember the bubble headed bleached blond comes on at 5:00, she speaks of a plane crash with a gleam in her eye. We all like dirty laundry

    -- Posted by Keda46 on Mon, Sep 20, 2010, at 5:09 PM
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    It appears that the recession has ended. I am sure this will surprise a lot of people.

    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/09/...

    -- Posted by MichaelHendricks on Mon, Sep 20, 2010, at 10:41 PM
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    Yellow journalism has been around longer than 40 years. I don't believe that is what's going on now for the most part. Yellow journalism is blatant but I believe a lot of what we see today is just plain laziness.

    -- Posted by MichaelHendricks on Mon, Sep 20, 2010, at 10:45 PM
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    I take no offense, just a difference of opinion.

    -- Posted by MichaelHendricks on Tue, Sep 21, 2010, at 6:36 AM
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