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Ancient_Cloud
04-14-2003, 07:55 PM
This is just a simple poll about bias in the news media. I was wondering if you people think that news media is more toward the liberal side and is generaly biased. I would apperciate anything you have to say on the subject. More info the better.




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StormHammer
04-14-2003, 08:06 PM
All news is biased, one way or another. By the same token, you'll never see the full story, because they are usually trying to sensationalise everything so that people watch it.

I just try to keep an objective view when watching the news, and try to watch different news channels to get differet angles. I stopped reading newspapers some time ago.

Reborn Outcast
04-14-2003, 08:10 PM
The news always goes with the flow.

For instance, if the war was going bad, they wouldn't hesitate to say it. Since its going good, they're praising Bush.

C'jais
04-14-2003, 08:16 PM
http://zoom.cafepress.com/0/1771470_zoom.jpg

Reborn Outcast
04-14-2003, 08:17 PM
Haha nice pic C'jais. :D

C'jais
04-14-2003, 08:25 PM
Originally posted by Reborn Outcast
Haha nice pic C'jais. :D

Of course, this is so much better...

http://homepage.mac.com/leperous/.Pictures/FAUXNews.jpg

:p

El Sitherino
04-14-2003, 08:33 PM
Originally posted by C'jais
Of course, this is so much better...

http://homepage.mac.com/leperous/.Pictures/FAUXNews.jpg

:p that is FECKING funny

Reborn Outcast
04-14-2003, 08:33 PM
What does it say? :D

C'jais
04-14-2003, 08:42 PM
Originally posted by Reborn Outcast
What does it say? :D

Seriously? :p

Ok...

One People
One Nation (it's actually "kingdom" or "realm")
One Leader
etc.

The text in German below is probably just a translation of the English part at the bottom, I think.

I have more, if you want...

Pedantic
04-14-2003, 09:25 PM
Hmmm...I happen to like Fox News, since it's the only network not infested with liberal rhetoric. :)

C'jais
04-14-2003, 09:31 PM
Originally posted by Pedantic
Hmmm...I happen to like Fox News, since it's the only network not infested with liberal rhetoric. :)

:p

And which channels would that be? CNN?

Man, where I come from, CNN is regarded as right-wing.

Fox news is just regarded as extreme right-wing.

Dagobahn Eagle
04-15-2003, 12:04 AM
Problem is, the US media's not even TRYING to be objective.

Except from in cases that are just wrong, like reap, the media's not supposed to take a side. It'd also be great if a missionary thaught them the word "ethics".

My $0.02.

Taos
04-15-2003, 12:27 AM
Originally posted by StormHammer
All news is biased, one way or another. By the same token, you'll never see the full story, because they are usually trying to sensationalise everything so that people watch it.


Exactly! The reason - what everything else is driven by.....money. The more people watch the more sponsors they get and obviously the more money the station makes! It's quite simple really. :)

yangyan
04-15-2003, 01:53 AM
Pretty ovious poll. Wonder who posted no.

Darth Groovy
04-15-2003, 02:29 AM
yangyan, quit double posting. This is your first warning.