The Great MSM Lie

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    We work hard, or we strive to find work while counted amongst 86 million “invisible” unemployed, or we stress as one of the Bureau of Labor Statistics 14.6% unemployed, and when rare tranches of time allow, during our otherwise consumed days, we sporadically tune into the mainstream media. The Gallup organization recently informed us that 60% of us do not trust the news media. And yet, . . . it still influences our determinations as it wishes.

    Whether for news or entertainment, roughly 85% of our media is at minimum liberal minded and more often than not, very extreme in its socialist leanings. For a century our media has equated the progressive mindset and itself with higher intellectual discourse.

    We collectively have come to accept the fact that media bias is present and predominant. Are we not all subjective beings after all? Is subjectivity not a fundamental, though limiting, ‘truth?’ So, subjective it is. But what of our media? What of our 4th estate, so called because it is purportedly one of the pillars buttressing our rotunda of freedom?
     
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    The 4th estate has become the 5th column.

    That is all the people need to know.

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    Yahwol mein Herr Oberst Goebbels. The Fourth Reich lives on in the Fourth Estate. Long Live Marxism.
     
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    The big lie, media as a left wing bias. The truth is the us media is center right. You know it's too bad these things can be tracked.
     
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    Thank goodness we have FoxNews and Glenn Beck

    The only news sources we can trust
     
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    I dunno buddy. Journalism school seemed to change during the Rush Limbaugh revolution.

    Previous to that not too many folks had dreams of being a journalist and busting a welfare cheat but many might have wanted to be another Edward R Murrow or exposing PG&E so on the ground level most supported the "common man".

    Also this is modern America we live in. Amazing as it seems few adults are around who remember life before the New Deal. New Deal America is what we live in not the Little House on the Prairie days.

    BTW, talk about some land grant welfare programs. Company I used to work for is still selling of Indian land the government gave them as incentive for laying track.
     
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    Can you tell me the left wing bias?
     
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    I channel surf a lot. I like to see what different ones cover and it's always amazing how different each station is when it comes to what they deem important and newsworthy.

    I've heard so many times liberal reporters use the term "we" when talking about Obama's numbers and "they" when talking about Romney/Ryan. That was pretty clear and it's quite common.
     
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    Yes, they certainly have changed. The course I took while at Hunter College emphasized 'OBJECTIVITY' when reporting and the five "W's". Seems that Journalism schools of learning have forgotten the two subjects I included. Accordingly "SUBJECTIVITY" and Socialism appear to be the only important lessons taught by these schools.
     
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    Oh wow. Good memory! That all changed in the 90's. You could tell by who my fellow students looked up to. I like a boooooring man with a tie and no expression reading the news if I must watch it on tv
     

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