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Why 'Outfoxed' is BS

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1) It is based almost entirely on the actions of OPINION journalists like O'Reilly and Hannity, who, by definition, are not supposed to be neutral instead of supposedly OBJECTIVE journalists. The distinction between these two types of media is something liberals have not been able to grasp since conservatives first started complaining about media bias.

2) Every piece of "evidence" relies solely on the word of disgruntled former employees.

3) It is also based largely on the fact that a conservative owns the station. But oddly, liberals will never admit that, by this logic, CNN must also have a liberal bias simply because Ted Turner owns it.

4) The few remotely specific "examples" it offers, like anchors saying, "some people think..." to introduce their own perspective have been done for decades by all sorts of former Democrat activists who now "objectively" disseminate the news. Ones who are particularly prone to asking these loaded questions are Tim Russert, George Stephanopolous, Bill Moyers, and Chris Matthews-all of whom use to work for Democrats in office (and there are many, many, many, many more). We don't allow this kind of conflict of interest in our justice system or anywhere else except in our media.

If you haven't seen it, you should. It is an unparalleled look at how to make crappy ineffectual propaganda.

These people do not know how to recognize ACTUAL media bias, and wouldn't know it if it bit them in the ass.
 

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aquapub said:
1) It is based almost entirely on the actions of OPINION journalists like O'Reilly and Hannity, who, by definition, are not supposed to be neutral instead of supposedly OBJECTIVE journalists. The distinction between these two types of media is something liberals have not been able to grasp since conservatives first started complaining about media bias.

2) Every piece of "evidence" relies solely on the word of disgruntled former employees.

3) It is also based largely on the fact that a conservative owns the station. But oddly, liberals will never admit that, by this logic, CNN must also have a liberal bias simply because Ted Turner owns it.

4) The few remotely specific "examples" it offers, like anchors saying, "some people think..." to introduce their own perspective have been done for decades by all sorts of former Democrat activists who now "objectively" disseminate the news. Ones who are particularly prone to asking these loaded questions are Tim Russert, George Stephanopolous, Bill Moyers, and Chris Matthews-all of whom use to work for Democrats in office (and there are many, many, many, many more). We don't allow this kind of conflict of interest in our justice system or anywhere else except in our media.

If you haven't seen it, you should. It is an unparalleled look at how to make crappy ineffectual propaganda.

These people do not know how to recognize ACTUAL media bias, and wouldn't know it if it bit them in the ass.
That is too funny. Anyone who got their info on Media bias from the ultra right wing fundamentalist "Media Research Center" would certainly have no idea either. :roll: They pretty much call anything liberal if it doesn't open up with a prayer to the Republican Lord, Savior, and True Messiah Ronald Reagan. :lol:
 
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