News For Dummies: GE/NBC Blows It Again On U.S. Geography...

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    For all of MSNBC’s efforts to promote public policy on education, the graphics department at that network might be proof there is a lot of work that needs to be done in this area.

    During Alex Witt’s 7 a.m. program on Saturday on the channel, Alabama was labeled as Mississippi and Mississippi as Alabama.

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    MSNBC has had its problems in the past in this department — that is, whenever elections forced their attention to spots on the map. In 2009, during a segment anchored by then-MSNBC host Norah O’Donnell about Virginia’s gubernatorial race, West Virginia was labeled as “Virginia.”

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    In 2008, “The Rachel Maddow Show” was off by a state — labeling Illinois as Indiana in the run-up to the 2008 election.

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    Read more: MSNBC | Geography | U.S. states | The Daily Caller
     
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    ooh jeeezzz,
     
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    Helps you understand Socialsts/Progressives a bit better huh? This is where they get most of their 'News & Information' from. :cuckoo:
     
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    Seen several similar mistakes on Fox.

    It is a result of the younger generations poor education.
     
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    Pffft. It's just flyover country. Who gives a shit about them?

    There, did I get that right, USMB lefties?
     
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    Wow....this just blows my mind!
     
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    Yes, but they feel good about themselves, which has been the focus of left-dominated public education. It doesn't matter if they're illiterate.

    I'll bet you got lots of participation medals.
     
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    At least they didn't put Egypt on the wrong continent as Fox did.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fevHSYHZ34w&feature=related]Fox News Map Mistake - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    None of it speaks well for education n the USA.............. And left & right or Fox & NBC have nothing to do with it.

    It's a damned shame.........

    Wasn't there some one who made a video where Americans could not find NY on a map?
     

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