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Originally posted by Dr Expired
reply to post by boncho
To have the complete lack of ethics to perpertate this fabrication is almost funny.
But sadly they sat in a helicopter in a shed and pretended they were flying.
That is absurdly unprofessional to start with?
Yeah they saved on Gas, is that what Journalistic integrity is worth "a tank of Gas"?
Originally posted by Chadwickus
It's lazy journalism mixed with the need to get a story out before your competitors, which means things like fact checking get's ignored.
Journalists need to be more accountable for their actions.
In February 2003, a Florida Court of Appeals unanimously agreed with an assertion by FOX News that there is no rule against distorting or falsifying the news in the United States.
Back in December of 1996, Jane Akre and her husband, Steve Wilson, were hired by FOX as a part of the Fox “Investigators” team at WTVT in Tampa Bay, Florida. In 1997 the team began work on a story about bovine growth hormone (BGH), a controversial substance manufactured by Monsanto Corporation. The couple produced a four-part series revealing that there were many health risks related to BGH and that Florida supermarket chains did little to avoid selling milk from cows treated with the hormone, despite assuring customers otherwise. .................
MYFOXNY.COM - A local news reporter from Washington, D.C. ended up getting covered in what is probably the remnants of raw sewage as he delivered live hurricane reports from Ocean City, Md.
WTTG-TV reporter Tucker Barnes was providing live updates for stations around the country as a wall of what he described as sea foam poured over him.
Barnes was on the boardwalk as Hurricane Irene hit the coast of Maryland
He noted that he had immersed himself in organic material. That "organic material" was most likely the effects of raw sewage pouring into the water during the storm.
"It doesn't taste great," he said.