posted on May, 29 2013 @ 05:38 AM
Monday, there was a large demonstration in Paris against gay marriage and the new law allowing it.
I woke up on tuesday at 05:30 am as my untrustworthy radio-app decided to fall back to its default radio station: Bayern 1. Which is transmitted from
bavaria, which is a very catholic federal state in southern Germany. And it is public-service broadcasting.
The top news was a report about the demonstration in Paris the day before.
The reporter told us about the number of participants on this anti-gay-marriage demonstration: "about 250.000, the host claims about a million".
Later on, on my way to work (at about 06:30 am) I listened to my local radio station, NDR 2. Which is also public-service broadcasting, but
transmitted from Hamburg, a town in the more-or-less secular northern part of Germany.
The third or fourth topic was a report about the demonstration in Paris the day before.
The reporter told us about the number of participants on this anti-gay-marriage demonstration: "several ten thousands of people, the police claims
Of course, this discrepancy rose my suspicion, so I checked the website of BR 1 to verify that they still claimed that there were more than 250.000
people involved. There they had it revised to numbers similar to NDR 2.
My question is: where the news at 05:30 am badly investigated? Where they hampered to install a "first thought" in the morning? Or were they simply a
try to give the anti-gay-movement in France and their morally related catholic partners-in-mind in bavaria a nice start in the morning?
edit on 29-5-2013 by ManFromEurope because: (no reason given)