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How scripted is the media?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by ATCclears, Jan 4, 2014.

  1. ATCclears

    ATCclears Seattle area, WA Well-Known Member

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  2. OLDNEWBIE

    OLDNEWBIE State of Flux Well-Known Member

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    It's only funny until you start to think central planning screwed up somewhere in writing script for these talking heads. They usually change it around a bit for the different Anchors. I know they are more careful when doing stories on gun control or global warming or healthcare or..........
    Joseph Goebbels would be proud of what journalism has become nowadays.
     
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  3. 44mag2ndamend

    44mag2ndamend Round the ole tree stump, Down by the crick Well-Known Member

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    SAME AS IT EVER WAS, SAME AS IT EVER WAS,

    MANY A DAYS GO BY water flowing underground!

    Wow that was ridiculous, glad I do not watch the news. period! I have not purchased a tv in over 20 years.
     
  4. chariot13

    chariot13 Near Eugene/Springfield Well-Known Member

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    Well, its not just scripted, its all propaganda for the government. When all major networks report on every situation that involves any police activity by taking word for word the 'police press release' and calling that the news, its all scripted and its all propaganda for the government.
     
  5. WoodyK

    WoodyK West End Of The Columbia Gorge Member

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  6. trainsktg

    trainsktg Portland OR Well-Known Member

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  7. The Heretic

    The Heretic Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I don't believe it is the government - I believe it is the corps behind the news media, which are just a few corps owned by a few people (*cough* Murdoch *cough*).

    These people of course do have a a lot of influence over the gov. too.

    But yes, very scripted. I learned that over 30 years ago when I was in the military and had some interaction with the MSM.