Mainstream vs. Alternate Media?

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    Not sure if "alternate" is the proper term but it's best I can come up with. Anyway, what is the difference? What makes a particular news outlet alternate rather than mainstream and vice versa? And perhaps more importantly, what makes one more truthful than the other? What's the best, most unbiased alternate media source on the internet?
     
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    I have no idea, to me it's just sitcoms.
     
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    Don't know which is "the best" or "most reliable". Most people scoff at The National Enquirer, but look at the "scoops" they got right -- Clinton and Edwards. There are probably others not quite so notable....
     
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    Considering how often I see people here deride the mainstream media, I figured they might have one or two suitable alternatives to offer. :eusa_whistle:
     
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    LOL ... Seinfeld, South Park, and Family Guy ... more honest, least bias, and facts filled with humor. At least they are more fun to watch.
     
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    I'm talking about everyday news. It's not like you can grab a cup of coffee in the morning and then pop on an episode of Family Guy to find out what's new in the world today.
     
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    Well ... in that case I got nothin'. As I said, it's all sitcoms to me, but those are the least bias of everything out there.
     
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    Oh, and I hope to add Digital Politics to that list ... if it gets far enough that is ...
     

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