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Originally posted by Calender
Hello. After seeing the video footage and reading the release Fox made apologizing for the mistake, I think that you can really chalk it up to an honest mistake. I mean the dates are almost identical. They obviously had that footage archived. How hard could it be to accidentally pulled up the footage from Feb. 2010 instead of Feb. 2011. I bet you it isn't that hard to make an honest mistake. The person reading the news wasn't there, he is just reporting what he is being told to say, so he has no idea it was from last year, and he was chuckling because of all of the boos. I say this is no big deal. It was a mistake, which everyone makes. And news is full of holes and mistakes all of the time. Never trust fully what they say. From personal experience every time I know of a story personally that is being reported, they always get almost all of the facts wrong.
Originally posted by ElectricUniverse
reply to post by MrXYZ
Sorry but you are wrong again. Fox news is not the only one doing this...
We already had this discussion and other members and myself showed you several links to some of the lies perpetrated by other news networks, which are as bad as what Fox News did.
You should be man, or woman enough to admit this, otherwise you are only accepting the lies from one side of the news media...
Originally posted by MrXYZ
And you should be man enough to admit you've only posted twice in this thread, with both posts being above this one. In not one of them did you post any links that would show other networks have done something comparable...and neither have others. Some have CLAIMED that other networks are just as bad, but no one has provided concrete proof.
CNN apologizes to Irish Times over fake nude photos of Tiger Woods' wife
CNN has apologized to The Irish Times for alleging that the newspaper carried fake nude photographs of Elin Nordgren, Tiger Woods' wife. The U.S. news network apologised for printing a story on its website that incorrectly accused The Irish Times of printing faked naked photographs of Tiger Woods’s wife Elin Nordegren.
Piers Morgan Defends 2004 Photos that Got him Fired from Daily Mirror
The Media Blog commented on CNN anchor Piers Morgan's tweets Jan . 24 about the fake photos indicating "Abuse of Iraqi prisoners by UK troops."
As the Media Blog detailed, the Mirror published the photos which were later found fake. Then the Mirror published an apology and Morgan was fired from his post as editor.
Today, CNN ran a story about how people die from not having health insurance. For starters, that’s usually a personal choice. Here in Indiana for example you have Hoosier Healthwise for kids, and the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) for adults. Both are very low cost subsidized plans. Participants in HIP pay between 2% and 5% of their gross family income. Most states have similar programs.
Here’s how CNN spins Obama’s lies. Yes, he’s a liar.
For years, Paul Hannum didn’t have health insurance while he worked as a freelance cameraman in southern California.
One Sunday, Hannum complained of a stomachache which alarmed his pregnant fiancée, Sarah Percy. “He wasn’t a complainer,” she said. “He’s the type of guy who, if he got a cold, he’ll power through it. I never had known him to complain about anything.”
Hannum thought he had a stomach flu or food poisoning from bad chicken. On Monday, his brother saw him looking ashen and urged him to go to the hospital. “He had a little girl on the way,” his older brother Curtis Hannum said. “He didn’t want the added burden of an ER visit to hang on their finances. He thought ‘I’ll just wait,’ and he got worse and worse.”
By the time Hannum got to the hospital and was admitted to surgery, it was too late.
He had appendicitis and it killed him. My prayers go out to his fiancée and daughter. I did the same thing a few years ago thinking I had food poisoning, and they said had I waited much longer, I would have been dead.
But there’s more. Paul was not in control over the ultimate decision that killed him, and CNN conveniently left that out. Below is from a blog ran by Kristen Marie Hannum, his sister.
Tuesday at dawn, he and Sarah finally went in to the nearby UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center. Classic appendicitis. But when they gave him a CAT-scan the doctor decided that maybe it was diverticulitis. So even though he’d been vomiting for two days, they sent him home with antibiotics he couldn’t keep down and advice to follow up at the county hospital, in a far-away and unfamiliar part of town.
Standard procedure, we’ve been told, would have been to admit Paul, since diverticulitis and appendicitis are so easily misdiagnosed for one another, and because that mistake can be deadly.
Sarah brought Paul back to the Santa Monica medical center Tuesday night. They gave him another CAT-scan and talked some more about transferring him to county. They didn’t, however, compare the two cat scans, which showed a dramatic and frightening disintegration of Paul’s condition.
Paul finally went into surgery Wednesday morning. His ruptured appendix was the worst the surgeon had ever seen.
Paul died at age 45 a little after midnight, August 3, 2006.
How CNN Spreads Lies
By Cliff Kincaid | September 6, 2005
On top of CNN’s unjust suspension of conservative commentator Bob Novak, the network became a willing vehicle for the lies of the so-called “pro-choice” movement on abortion. As noted by Andrea Mitchell of NBC News, everybody recognized that the ad from NARAL against Judge John Roberts was misleading and false. So why did CNN run it? That’s the issue that still hasn’t been satisfactorily explained. CNN’s claim-that it was merely running an advocacy ad from a responsible group-doesn’t make any sense at all. This was an irresponsible group and an irresponsible network.
On CNN, on August 12, CNN analyst William Schneider honored Senator Arlen Specter for “The Political Play of the Week” for sending a letter that helped persuade NARAL to pull its false ad accusing Judge Roberts of endorsing anti-abortion terrorism. Schneider said Specter deserved credit for trying to keep the process of selecting judges “under control.” It “isn’t easy,” said Schneider. What Schneider neglected to mention, of course, was that CNN should never have run the ad in the first place. For that, CNN deserves something like “The Political Outrage of the Year” award.
24Ahead.com: Immigration and Politics Shannon Travis of CNN lies about Obama certificate issue
Shannon Travis of CNN offers "CNN Poll: Quarter doubt Obama was born in U.S." (link) which contains three lies about the Obama citizenship issue. Now, of course, just because Shannon Travis and dozens of other mainstream media sources have lied and misled about the easy-to-understand facts of that issue doesn't mean that Obama was born outside the U.S.: it just means those aren't reliable sources.
(Note: If you aren't familiar with my coverage of this issue, please take a minute first and see my discussion of why this is an important issue and my angle on it at that link. Please don't jump to conclusions as those who use words like "Birther" encourage you to do: they don't want you to think for yourself. instead, please read that last link if you haven't already.)
Here's a list of Shannon Travis' lies:
Travis says: Hawaii has released a copy of the president's birth certificate - officially called a "certificate of live birth."
In fact, Hawaii hasn't "released" anything besides a couple of statements (first, second). The only release of a document is what was provided by the Obama campaign: a picture on his website. That picture was not released by the State of Hawaii: it was released by the Obama campaign. Who releases a document makes a very great deal of difference; Shannon Travis is implying that the picture on Obama's site was released by the State of Hawaii itself when that's not true.
Travis says: And in 1961 the hospital where the president was born placed announcements in two Hawaiian newspapers regarding Obama's birth.
In fact, there's no proof that those announcements were placed by the birth hospital; see the post about Obama's birth announcements. Those announcements could have been placed by, for instance, Obama's grandparents and for a series of reasons. No one has proved they could have only come from a birth hospital or would indicate a Hawaiian birth. That doesn't mean that they were placed by the grandparents, just that no proof they could have only come from a hospital has been provided. See the link for the details.
As noted by Andrea Mitchell of NBC News, everybody recognized that the ad from NARAL against Judge John Roberts was misleading and false.
CNN apologizes to Irish Times over fake nude photos of Tiger Woods' wife
Some are stating that CNN tweeted on Freeman's death and then immediately retracted it. There doesn't appear to be any mention of Freeman's death on CNN's official Twitter feed.
Of course, this being the internet the entire thing could be a hoax that CNN had nothing to do with.
According to Live News Wire, a CNN official said that they never tweeted on the death of Morgan Freeman.
There are other indications that CNN did not tweet or retract a statement on the death of Morgan Freeman. For one, the syntax doesn't appear to be right. A quick search of CNN Tweets shows that the news organization does not use the term "Breaking News" in any of its tweets.
Continue reading at NowPublic.com: Is Morgan Freeman Dead? No. CNN Death Hoax Spreads on Twitter | NowPublic News Coverage www.nowpublic.com...
FactCheck.org was invited to view the Obama campaign's hard copy of the candidate's Certification of Live Birth and concluded:
FactCheck.org staffers have now seen, touched, examined and photographed the original birth certificate. We conclude that it meets all of the requirements from the State Department for proving U.S. citizenship. Claims that the document lacks a raised seal or a signature are false. We have posted high-resolution photographs of the document as "supporting documents" to this article. Our conclusion: Obama was born in the U.S.A. just as he has always said.
Retired JAG Officer Says Judge’s Ruling Against Discovery for Lakin Could Derail Case Based on Legal Precedent
Posted by Jack Minor • September 10, 2010 •
By Jack Minor
A retired JAG officer with over 23 years of experience, says the military judge who ruled against discovery for a Greeley Army officer may have derailed the government’s case based on precedent from another high profile case involving a military officer.
Lt. Col John Eidsmoe, a retired Air Force officer who works for former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore at the Foundation for Moral Law, said Lakin is “raising legitimate constitutional questions” regarding President Obama’s eligibility to be commander-in-chief.
Eidsmoe said the issue has been around for several years and was first raised by Phillip Berg, a liberal Democrat who was a Hillary Clinton supporter.
“If he is a legitimate citizen of the United States, he could easily clear that up just by releasing the information to prove it,” Eidsmoe said “When the national interest is at stake, he has a duty to put personal feelings aside and show us he’s legitimate, if he is.”