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originally posted by: introvert
a reply to: interupt42
Come on , you can't honestly think CNN is journalism versus propaganda.
I did not say that. I think that CNN is a mix of real journalism, opinion, propaganda and entertainment. Really not much different than any other major news outlet.
They are equally one sided as foxnews and msnbc, but cnn wen't full retard with the golden shower and handing debate questions to Hillary.
I think there is a lot more context to how they reported the GS issue that many people are willing to dismiss. Did they say it was true? It was a "real" story and as far as I know they reported on it and then their team shared opinions of it.
Like I said in the OP I would have loved had they all got slapped, but atleast one of them got slapped. Its better than nothing.
So then you agree that they are the scapegoats of a much bigger problem with many, if not most, of our so-called journalistic media sources?
Alot of the issues in this country that has divided America is because of the MSM such as cnn,foxnews, and msnbc.
That's not the problem of the media. That' a problem with the people that are unable or lazy and do not take the time to put their need for confirmation bias aside and search for the facts.
But you do admit that other outlets, like Fox and MSNBC, are no better than CNN. Why are we focused on CNN? Why hasn't there been calls to kick Fox and MSNBC out of the WH press core as well? Because CNN is the scapegoat.
People have been sucked in to the propaganda and are focused where they have been told to focus.
However CNN is the leader among them as of recently, with their efforts to cause racial tension. Fake news, and political manipulation.
That entire "fake news" nonsense is just that. Nonsense. It has become the defacto response to anything people disagree with, more so for the Right Wing.
They got caught being trolled by kids on the other side of the globe feeding them fake stories for click-bait revenue and all of the sudden it has become their go-to argument to debunk anything they don't like.
No that is your LEFT Leaning defense mechanism kicking in to protect your home turf.
I have no home turf and consider cnn,foxnews, and msnbc as entertainment and propoganda . The point I see , is that one of those shameful so called news organizations got called out and attention is being brought forward to the issue.
For the rest of your post: Do you consider a good journalist one that mixes propaganda with the news story?
In your post you put it on the average Joe to research or at least spend time confirming the media theybconsume. Why?
Do you perform a health inspection at the fast food drive thru you frequent? Are you in the habit of inspecting the pipes at a gas station you stop at to take a wee?
The media needs to be put in check or regulated since all we have now are only a few true speakers in the room. Now, "free press" and all that, yes. However, only the government is barred from doing that. That's why we have media watchdog groups and other people helping us out. Just like plumbers or health inspectors we have other people verify for us. We can't all be journalists.
So why, in the age of the Internet, would you care if we had more people helping with this kind of skepticism than ever before?
The Russia "election hacking" was/is fake news. People ARE being misled or forming there own incorrect opinions over this to believe poll machines were hacked.
Donald Trump doesn't like getting wee'd on. This story was the most pathetic, shameful, DIRECTLY-INFLUENTIAL, fake news story of the year.
Hilkary's server being the biggest true story, can you honestly say CNN did a good job assessing a "moral angle" in how to cover them both? Not at all!
How are they defending? By hosting guests who share this view nearly all the time. Phuk CNN, their election tampering was atrocious.
originally posted by: jellyrev
Here is CNN at Deploraball. Asking the Big questions
CNN Blitzer: "You guys only served white chocolate for desert, Why do you guys hate Black People?"
CNN Cooper: " I heard Russia Supplied the Vodka, can you confirm or deny?"
Jake Tapper: "That was a great Ricky Martin song but some terrible spanish singing along, Why do you guys think it is right to appropriate cultures?"
originally posted by: Denoli
originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: Denoli
Anyone who defends CNN needs help! they are what is wrong with America.
So. Get rid of CNN and America would be great again?
How very Trumpian.
No pull your head out your arse and move on !
originally posted by: Denoli
If you think I meant get rid of CNN and America will be great you are an idiot !
The quicker you stop playing the blame game and work together, the quicker America will be great !
So stop winging and regardless of the president, unite and get on with it instead of looking for someone to blame ! a reply to: Phage
CNN is not a Leftist bastion of truth.