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FOX, CNN, NBC, CBS, ABC etc...No ISSUES, just gossip, and the corporations are loving it!

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posted on Mar, 16 2008 @ 05:56 AM
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they did however, do a nice job covering the tornado that hit downtown Atlanta.




posted on Mar, 16 2008 @ 07:11 AM
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Corporate ownership intermingled with secret society members, many of whom are employed in the media, may explain why Bilderberg, Trilateral, and CFR meetings are not reporred by America's ‘watchdog’ media. In fact, the membership lists of these societies read like a who's who of the mass media.
-Jim Marrs, “Rule by Secrecy” (107)

Past and present members of the globalist secret societies Bilderberg, CFR, and Trilateral Commission have headed the following media giants: ABC, CBS, NBC, PBS, CNN, AP, Reuters, New York Times, New York Post, Washington Post, Washington Times, L.A. Times, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Business Week, National Review, Time, Life, Look, Fortune, Reader’s Digest, U.S. News & World Report, Atlantic Monthly, McCalls, World Review, Scientific American - even Sesame Street (CTVW).
Many minor media newspapers/publishers are CFR owned as well, for instance: Arkansas Gazette, Des Moines Register, Des Moines Tibune, Guy Gannett Co., Houston Post, Minneapolis Star, Minneapolis Tribune, Denver Post, and Louisville Courier. CFR owned book publishers include MacMillan, Random House, Simon & Schuster, McCraw-Hill, Harper Brothers, Little Brown & Co., Viking Press, IBM Publishing and Printing, Xerox Corp., Yale University Press, Harper & Row - many of which specialize in children’s textbooks.


Furthermore, sitting on the boards of directors of the corporations which own the media are secret society members. Some of the well-known reporters, anchors, and columnists who are members of the CFR and/or the Trilateral Commission include Dan Rather, Bill Moyers, C. C. Collinwood, Diane Sawyer, David Brinkley, Ted Koppel, Barbara Walters, John Chancellor, Marvin Kalb, Daniel Schorr, Joseph Kraft, James Reston, Max Frankel, David Halberstram, Harrison Salisbury, A. Ochs Sulzberger, Sol Linowitz, Nicholas Katzenbach, George Will, Tom Brokaw, Robert McNeil, David Gergen, Mortimer Zuckerman, Georgie Ann Geyer, Ben J. Wattenberg, and many others. Small wonder so many researchers see a conspiracy of silence among these media peers.
-Jim Marrs “Rule by Secrecy” (107)

The Rothschilds own Associated Press and Reuters, the two largest news organizations in the world. Reuters is

the world’s largest international multimedia news organization,” and AP boasts being “the backbone of the world's information system serving thousands of daily newspaper, radio, television and online customers with coverage in all media and news in all formats. It is the largest and oldest news organization in the world, serving as a source of news, photos, graphics, audio and video.


Control over the internet, publishing, recording and top cable companies belongs to GE, Time Warner, Viacom, Disney and Newscorp. These are directly or indirectly owned by the Rockefellers, Rothschilds, Morgans and Oppenheimers which are all Illuminati bloodlines, and their boards of directors look like CFR rosters.


Look at Ted Turner, the Council on Foreign Relations member who was supposed to be taking on the system with his Cable News Network (CNN). He sold out to Time Warner, one of the greatest Brotherhood operations on the planet, and CNN pounds out the official line hour after hour, day after day … The three television networks in the United States, CBS, ABC, and NBC are controlled by members of the Round Table network and so are the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and a long, long list of others. The same goes for country after country.
-David Icke, “The Biggest Secret” (272)


Instead of three competing television networks called NBC, CBS, and ABC, what we really have is the Rockefeller Broadcasting Company, the Rockefeller Broadcasting System, and the Rockefeller Broadcasting Consortium.
-Gary Allen, “The Rockefeller File”

Also note that CBS (a.k.a. Conspiracy Brainwashing Syndicate) for instance, has over 255 radio and 200 TV affiliates nationwide, ABC has over 150 TV. Time Inc. (Skull and Bones & CFR) owns newspapers, magazines, movie houses, book publishers, and over thirty TV stations These corporate giants own every major name in media and most of the minor names as well. As time goes on these huge corporations continue merging, monopolizing, and buying up all competition so that now only 5 mega-corporations, all Brotherhood controlled, own 90% of the media.


We know in the not too distant future, a half-dozen corporations are going to control the media. We took this step (merger) to ensure we were one of them.
-AOL/Time Warner spokesperson.

Rupert Murdoch’s NewsCorp dominates the American, Britain, Asian, and Middle Eastern media markets. He owns 175 newspapers including The Times of London and the New York Post, 100 cable TV channels including Fox and 19 sports channels, 9 satelite and 40 regular TV networks, 40 publishing houses, and a movie studio. His media empire stretches across 5 continents reaching a TV audience of 280 million in America and 300 million in Asia. His magazines reach 28 million. With all outlets combined together, Murdoch’s media empire reaches 4.7 billion people; that’s ¾ of the world’s population. (Rupert Murdoch: Outfoxed Documentary)


Rupert Murdoch is the most dangerous man in the world.
-Ted Turner


The mass media is itself part of the same power structure that plunders the planet and inflicts human rights abuses on a massive scale
-David Cromwell

John Swinton, former editor of The New York Times shocked an audience of journalists during a banquet speech when he said:

There is no such thing in America as an independent press. You know it and I know it ... The business of the Journalist is to destroy truth; To lie outright; To pervert; To vilify; To fawn at the feet of mammon, and to sell his county and his race for his daily bread. You know it and I know it and what folly is this toasting an independent press? We are the tools and vassals for rich men behind the scenes. We are the jumping jacks, they pull the strings and we dance. Our talents, our possibilities and our lives are all the property of other men. We are intellectual prostitutes.






 

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posted on Mar, 16 2008 @ 07:13 AM
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It is a fact that most editors and newsmen on the staffs of Life, Look, Time, Newsweek, etc., and most editors, reporters, and commentators at NBC, CBS, and ABC take their news and editorial cues from the New York Times. . Technically, it is a great newspaper; but it reports much of the news in conformity with its editorial policies. The late Arthur Hays Sulzberger, chairman of the board of the New York Times, was a member of the CFR, and today there are at least 11 people in high positions with e Times who are CFR members. Sulzberger's son-in-law Orvil E. Dryfoos (CFR) succeeded him as publisher. The current publisher is Arthur Ochs ‘Punch’ Sulzberger (CFR). Other CFR members at the Times are: Harding Bancroft, Executive Vice President. James Reston, Vice President and columnist; A. M. Rosenthal, managing editor; Seymour Topping, assistant managing editor; Max Frankel, Sunday editor; Harrison Salisbury, associate editor; C. L. Sulzberger, columnist; and David Halberstam, columnist.
–Gary Allen, The Rockefeller File


Running a close second to the New York Times in the prestige race is the Washington Post. Every Senator and Congressman, regardless of his party or political persuasion, has the Post on his desk each morning. Like the Times, the Post is read by the people who count when it comes to running the country. The Post's owner and publisher Katharine Graham is a member of the CFR, as are other top editors and management personnel. For years the Post has been referred to as ‘the uptown Daily Worker.’ The only time the Post has ever opposed big government- is when it has been used to investigate Communism. When this has happened, the people at the Post frantically start waving the Constitution and babbling about ‘freedom of speech’ - something they regularly suppress when it involves opposition to fascism-socialism or the Rockefellers.
-Gary Allen, The Rockefeller File

The owner/publisher of the Washington Post from 1963 - 2001, Katharine Graham was a member of the CFR, Trilateral Commission and Bilderberg Group! In 1988 in a speech at CIA headquarters, she bluntly stated her contorted view of democracy when she said:

We live in a dirty and dangerous world. There are some things the general public does not need to know and shouldn’t. I believe democracy flourishes when the government can take legitimate steps to keep its secrets, and when the press can decide whether to print what it knows.


Once again displaying the same elite philosophy of classism and moral relativity. They justify their corruption/lying by claiming mental superiority over the masses. Ted Turner has been interviewed calling the majority of humanity “useless eaters.”


I think we are destroying the minds of America and that has been one of my lifelong ambitions.
-John Kricfalusi, creator of The Ren and Stimpy Show


The United States has some of the dumbest people in the world. I want you to know that we know that.
-Ted Turner, CEO of AOL/Time Warner


Our job is to give people not what they want, but what we decide they ought to have.
-Richard Salant, former President of CBS News

David Rockefeller said it all in his 1991 Trilateral Commission meeting speech:

We are grateful to The Washington Post, The New York Times, Time Magazine and other great publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected their promises of discretion for almost forty years. It would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the world if we had been subject to the bright lights of publicity during those years. But, the work is now much more sophisticated and prepared to march towards a world government. The supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is surely preferable to the national auto-determination practiced in past centuries.




I really look with commiseration over the great body of my fellow citizens who, reading newspapers, live and die in the belief that they have known something of what has been passing in their times.
-Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson knew, as does any historian, that what passes as today’s News/Current Affairs, rarely remains unchanged when written/remembered as tommorow’s History. Newspapers present the official establishment position of each days’ events, but this is often not the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth.

President Dwight Eisenhower’s speech-writer Wilson Bryan Key wrote a book called “The Age of Manipulation” all about his experience writing presidential speeches:

For thirty-six sleepless hours, three writers turned out draft after draft, reviewed by a White House deputy press secretary who offered terse comments like, 'Much too specific!' 'Ease up on factual references!' and 'Take it back and fuzz it up!' 'Fuzz it up,' we discovered eventually, meant avoid all clear, factual statements about anything more specific than the time of day ... The speech was endlessly discussed for likely audience reactions, belief and attitude reinforcements, and implied meanings ... Would anyone take the empty rhetoric seriously? The speech read smoothly, but said absolutely nothing about anything. This was precisely what it was intended to say. During audience interviews after the oration, most expressed satisfaction with the great man's words. 'Ike really gave it to them!' 'He has my vote!' 'I like the way he thinks!' Great speech!'


Newspaper articles are also very short, often not long enough to address the complexities involved in each issue. This problem is further exaserbated with television “news,” where most coverage consists of 30 second sound-bytes. Furthermore, these articles and sound-bytes are often coming from speeches and spokespeople in the “Spin Room.” They actually call it the spin room, where reporters “get the spin.” Spider’s webs and skipping records are spun. Why is news being associated as such?


The news is a farce. As is the case with the financial institutions, which are
concentrated in the hands of the few, long ago the media was bought and paid
for ...What you read and what you see on a daily basis is largely manufactured. You
are being lied to each and every day.
-Christopher Mark, “Grand Deception: The Theft of America and the World” (16-17)





 

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posted on Mar, 16 2008 @ 07:34 AM
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Nice thread, starred and flagged.

It seems as though a lot of Americans are more interested in gossip and such than actual facts, and they don't really care what's happening in the world. But, if there's on thing I really hate, it's when "news" reporters give their opinion. I mean, why do I really care what they think? Especially when most if not all is fabricated lies?

I honestly can't stand to watch the MSM.

-Will



posted on Mar, 16 2008 @ 07:55 AM
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Every day on television stations all over the world, journalists and correspondents give their viewers the official version of the event they are reporting. ‘White House sources say this..., the Prime Minister says that..., the FBI say the other...’ In all my time in journalism I cannot recall a single conversation in a newsroom that didn’t reflect the official version of life and the world. Most journalists are not manipulating, they are simply stunningly uninformed and often incredibly arrogant. They believe that if anything of magnitude was going on they would know about it because they are ‘journalists’. In truth they are the last to know.
David Icke, “The Biggest Secret” (271)


While the media obviously cannot dictate how we are to think, they certainly set the agenda on what we are to think about. Who has time for tedious stories of government conspiracies and financial manipulations when the newspapers and airwaves are filled with crime, accidents, and celebrities? Who bothers to notice when a prime-time TV network ‘news break’ contains nothing but sports scores?
-Jim Marrs, “Alien Agenda” (xii)

Nephew of Sigmund Freud, known as the Western Goebells, the master-mind of modern American Propaganda, Edward Bernays was 104 when he died in 1995. In his century behind the scenes, Edward Bernays worked with many corporations and the government to advertise and propagandize the American public into different group-think patterns. Among others we was top advisor to William Paley, the founder of CBS. He wrote in his 1928 book “Propaganda”:


The conscious and intelligent manipulation of organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in a democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power in our country … We are governed, our mind’s are molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested largely by men we have never heard of … we are dominated by a relatively small number of persons who understand the mental processes and social patterns of the masses. It is they who pull the wires which control the public mind and who harness social forces and contrive new ways to bind and guide the world … It remains a fact in almost every act of our daily lives, whether in the sphere of politics or business, in our social conduct or our ethical thinking, we are dominated by this relatively small number of persons… As civilization has become more complex, and as the need for invisible government has been increasingly demonstrated, the technical means have been invented and developed by which opinion may be regimented.



I know the secret of making the average American believe anything I want him to. Just let me control television. Americans are wired into their television sets. Over the last 30 years, they have come to look at their television sets and the images on the screen as reality. You put something on television and it becomes reality. If the world outside the television set contradicts the images, people start changing the world to make it more like the images and sounds of their television. Because its influence is so great, so pervasive, it has become part of our lives. You lose your sense of what is being done to you, but your mind is being shaped and molded.
-Hal Becker, Futures Group think-tank veteran


These individuals, they do go back a long way and they have understood completely your psyche, they’ve had generations, centuries to study it. Their type of sorcery involves different kinds of techniques but it’s still the same effect: Tele-Hypnosis, Metacontrast, Hemisync, Synaesthesia, Embedding, new names, new terms for a very old, well-known practice to get you into group-think, into subservience, to get you to embody dialectical divisions of which there is no end in our society, to fashion your allegiances for you, to implant associations that your mind might not normally associate, to purvey escapism, rampant escapism and projection of fantasy into reality, to inflate false personas so you don’t have to be you, you can live it out through the person on the screen, and the excessive eroticization especially of the female.
-Michael Tsarion, “The Subversive Use of Sacred Symbolism in the Media” Lecture at Conspiracy Con 2003








 

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posted on Mar, 16 2008 @ 08:18 AM
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eeeep!
what about England
is there still hope for us!?
i always respected the BBC.....to a certain extent.



posted on Mar, 16 2008 @ 08:20 AM
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While the BBC is not perfect, it is, IMO, far, far better than the American news, this is coming from an American.



posted on Mar, 16 2008 @ 09:42 AM
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"Bump"

I've been saying this for about 7 years "when I started watching TV again". This is one conspiracy we can say is real. Whether all of the content has merit is not so clear. Just like TV the internet is now clouded over about 85%. Try a search (dare I say g**gle it). Those corp also own the internet as well. What you are directed to are these same corps that control the broadcast media. Ever wonder who bought G**gle stocks and who owns all the reast if the search engines!

Folks, the only thing we can trust is what we dig for and read for our selves by using facts we can see and control the benchmark the stories we see. We know tornadoes struck Atlanta, 2 planes hit 2 towers and that X candidate was talking about Y candidate. What we don't get is why these events are happening. We can only speculate from the information we gather. The DNC events we see today have Rove written all over them. I see events on a daily basis that are distorting the truth because you only here part of the story. In a movie you see someone run off a cliff just when the commercial break cuts in. Your mind sees that person fall to their death. Your mind has already recorded an event that never occured. Now when the show returns, they present other events and people talking (the distraction), you still think the person is dead. After a certain time goes by, we finally see our cliff hanging person was snagged by a tree and is dangling over the abyss. It's all fun in a movie and something that make it interesting keeping us going. The people that direct this know the attention span is only a few seconds so this play real well when you finally see the reality your mind is now shocked. In real life they use this to control your emotions about how you vote, buy, travel etc. It's a wonder this is not on the front page of every news paper. It's all over the paper is various forms. Thankfully we have ATS and several other sites that are devoted to the views we want to voice. I come here not to seek the truth but the path to the truth. Our minds are also capable of doing a lot of heavy math fast due to the parallel nature of it. We see and interpolate everything around us in mere tenths of seconds. Our computers are just single, dual are quad linear minded handling a meager 1 to 5% of what our minds do in a given time frame. When we see a news story, we have to look beyond what is given. We can improve our perception of the truth by increasing the data from multiple sources. News about events in general can be taken as is in the case of weather events as these cases are usually reported live but consider the person reporting is just seeing what is available at that location. They may miss a fact like the building they are standing in front of looks ok from the vantage point we see but turn to another station and see that that same building is badly damaged from the rear. This is just a problem of perception and more than likely nothing ever comes from it. What is a problem is that important events and topics are short changed to show us smut gossip on which politician banged some prostitute or intern while wars are going on, economies are crashing and people are getting put out of their homes to sleep on the street.
Look, Research, Read and Think!



posted on Mar, 16 2008 @ 10:34 AM
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This whole election has been going on since what...August, September of last year????

I'm so sick of hearing the words "Hillary and Obama" that I get sick to my stomach every time I hear 'em. Any type of media coverage that lasts this long is just ridiculous. There hasn't been any real news besides stupid headlines like "Hillary mad at Obama for saying..." or "Obama criticized by Hillary for"...WHO CARES!!!!

I hope Hillary gets out of the public eye once she loses...Face it Hillary...You have no experience, you are so wishy washy that its disgusting, and your just an evil evil woman. What makes her think that shes qualified to be the president? Because she was married to Bill Clinton? If thats the case does that mean Robyn Givens should be the Heavy Weight Champion for being married to Mike Tyson???

I'm SICK and TIRED of hearing about this disaster of an election. Mccain is utterly revolting, Hillary is a joke, and now that everyone seems to be switching their vote to Obama- theres no sense for me to vote. It's become a vote because of backgrounds- Hillary's a woman- thats why she has votes. Obama's fine in my book out of those 3 but I was a Ron Paul voter til he dropped off the face of the earth. I won't vote for Obama but I certainly hope he gets into office way before Clinton or Mccain. It's like when John Kerry was going against Bush- it was one scumbag for another scumbag and unfortunately we'll probably end up with another scumbag. But with that note- going back to the subject....I don't even bother watching the so called "news" because its far beyond news now...now its become opinionated news. Everyone has to get their opinion out and shiester people into thinking this is right and this is wrong...The media is truly the enemy now. Read your news ONLINE people...stay away from the news on television...its controlled by corporations, polluted, and the same subliminal messages are replayed constantly in the viewers minds because of the slander and bull that is brought to the table by news anchors.

Makes me sick....



posted on Mar, 16 2008 @ 10:54 AM
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It's hard to believe that Bill Moyers is part of some nefarious group of power mongers when he consistently exposes dirty dealing by 'elitist' groups. (I'm not refuting that he may be a member, but if he is, then IO wonder what the CFR really is.)

PBS, while it IS top heavy with Republican appointees who have tried to change the direction of some programming, is the only place I get news (except the BBC which I listen to on...you guessed it!...NPR). Frontline consistently has programs that educate and inform. Bill Moyers' Journal is the farthest thing from a right wing perpsective. Neither is he a left winger.

It was Frontline that filmed Iraqi security forces talking about the fact that their Imam had more explosives stashed than the ones found in the parking lot during a mission of combined US and Iraqi forces (it was weeks before the tape was translated so that anyone knew what was being discussed). The same program filmed Iraqi security forces heading out on a mission with their faces covered with masks....when the obviously suspicious US soldier asked about the masks...an Iraqi policeman told him it was none of his business, as it was a SECRET mission, and could not be discussed for reasons of national security. Within minutes, a government building was attacked and people were kidnapped....by men in masks wearing police uniforms driving police vehicles. Many of the people kidnapped were found executed the next day. Of course, the police say "anyone can impersonate a police officer".

None of this was reported on MSM. Is it all just a ploy to make us feel like there ARE alternatives? Short of buying a shortwave radio, how are we supposed to get news? If the 'net is controlled by PTB, as well....what is the average joe supposed to do?

I've turned off commercial TV...if I want to entertain myself with "Lost", I'll rent the DVD...no commercials! And I do believe PBS is the last bastion of a free press. And every night at the end of the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, they post, in silence, the pictures and names of every American service
person who has been confirmed as a casualty of the current operations in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Isn't NBC owned by GE? How can NBC offer legitimate unbiased opinion when they are one of the largest arms manufacturers? Wouldn't that be a conflict of interest?



posted on Mar, 16 2008 @ 11:36 AM
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Sorry about that typo. I just checked in Jim Marrs' book again, it's "Bill Meyers" not "Bill Moyers"... who is Bill Meyers? Anyone know?



posted on Mar, 16 2008 @ 12:06 PM
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At the risk of being off-topic, I googled "Bill Meyers" and got 251,000 hits. So, there are a lot of them! Just the ones on the top page included a philosopher, PR person, teacher, someone bridging the digital-divide, and other such stuff. I'm completely ignorant on the CFR, but reading more about it thanks to ATS. I've been accused of never meeting
a conspiracy I didn't like, but I have to wonder if all the people who connect themselves with this organization consciously want to bring about the 'end of America".

I've seen people belittle PBS for being nothing but fodder for toddlers (I'm not indicating that I believe you are doing so). It's really got a lot of information that MSM doesn't provide. Maybe why the Bush administration would like to cut their funding!! At the same time, I've wondered why they needed funding from the government when "Elmo" seems to bring in multi-millions every Christmas. But I suppose Elmo's creator is not necessarily PBS, so they don't have a claim on revenues generated?

Just one of the many things that make me go "hmm".



posted on Mar, 16 2008 @ 02:29 PM
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I just wonder if everyone stopped watching TV and paying for cable if they would keep playing the same garbage. Unfortunately there will always be those people who have just got to have their TV.

I monitor the things the MSM reports but only to figure out what kind of tricks they are up to. It's very draining and time consuming to sift through what they are reporting to find the needles of truth in the haystack.

Yes I have noticed a lot of "light" news on National news that is the kind of stuff usually relegated to local news reporting which means they are basically so controlled now that they really losing a grasp on what to actually report.

It is truly shameful for anyone with half an intellect to even watch TV when News organizations like Fox and CNN appear more and more like some kind of Jerry Springer episode or Entertainment Tonight program.

Perhaps it has always been this way but to realize the truth about it after so many years of brain washing is truly disturbing. It is as if a lifetime of learning and believing what you are told has to be completely thrown out and you are left with the damage of having believed all those lies and you now realize you literally know almost nothing of the world as it actually is.

There is no real quick fix for all the brainwashing and that is why it is so hard for people to step away from the hypnotic trance they have been experiencing their entire life.

The funny thing is that a person from a 3rd world country with no education and no Television may know more about life and existence then a person from a supposedly modern society. At least they haven't been exposed to the myriad of lies that we have.


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posted on Mar, 16 2008 @ 05:06 PM
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I was being Facetious jetflock. My point was that it would appear to be this way...if you have ever worked in broadcasting you know that there are certain words that absoluetly can not go out over the air...I was saying that it appears they are avoiding the real issues in the same way...

hope this clears that up some.

Excellent posts and thoughts on the topic...apparently many us, being the great thinkers that we are, think alike on this.



posted on Mar, 17 2008 @ 11:36 AM
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Every attempt to engage my folks on the subject of the crass manipulation committed by the MSM is met with outright hostility and denial.

They're retired senior citizens and can't live without the box, or the local yellow rag.

I've learned to avoid calling in the evening because "their show is on" and they're always in a rush to get back to it.

I used to take solace in the fact that they watched "better quality" programming, i.e., mostly the news, crime dramas, science and nature programs, and the like.

But the evidence is clear: that doesn't wash anymore.

Alas, they're old and set in their ways.

And it's truly an addiction, from which they refuse to withdraw.



posted on Mar, 17 2008 @ 12:22 PM
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This is an excellent thread. TV for me is basically a dead medium, and that's sad because there is great potential there. Corporate greed and political corruption have killed it, and turned into a kind of soma. The only difference is that, where soma is supposed to relax and lull you into a state of apathy and acceptance, TV generates fear, envy, consumer fetishes, etc, etc. People are unplugging, and figuring things out for themselves.



posted on Mar, 17 2008 @ 12:25 PM
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Potential? You gotta be kidding me. The internet delivers information much more rapidly, and the consumer has much more control over what information is delivered.



posted on Mar, 17 2008 @ 12:30 PM
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Potential because TVs are everywhere and watched by so many, not because the technology is superior to the Internet.



posted on Mar, 17 2008 @ 12:32 PM
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You do not know how ubiquitous the internet is.



posted on Mar, 17 2008 @ 12:47 PM
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Does that take away TVs potential. I don't get your point...

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