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You Do NOT Listen to NPR, to "Get One Side of a Story"

Jeremiah Cornelius (137) writes | about a year ago

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You listen to hear lies of commission, omission and unexamined false-assumption.

The question is then not what "sides" are represented in any story, but who's lie, for what purpose.

It's pretty easy. About 85% of the time it is Dept of State or US Army.

You listen to hear lies of commission, omission and unexamined false-assumption.

The question is then not what "sides" are represented in any story, but who's lie, for what purpose.

It's pretty easy. About 85% of the time it is Dept of State or US Army.

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4 comments

Never look for the truth (1)

fustakrakich (1673220) | about a year ago | (#44710303)

In mass media it's strategically hidden. Look for what's plausible, and deniable... plausibly deniable..

*sigh* For the inside traders, it's blessed anarchy in its purest form. We go unnoticed in the vacuum of space.

One listens to NPR for discussions of (1)

smitty_one_each (243267) | about a year ago | (#44711809)

Schweddy balls [hulu.com]

NPR for a demographic agenda sprinkling (1)

flyneye (84093) | about a year ago | (#44727623)

NPR reflects the "cause du jour" of the college crowd and the garbage they regurgitate from the hippy professors filling their minds with ; facts, best not argued for a passing grade.
Generally the press will pass on whatever government propaganda they are presented with. After all, who wants to be closed out of press conferences, exclusives and other stories for financial gain and corporate climbing? If you protest too hard, what is government motivation to include your media business in further competitive stories?
  Ever wonder why Jefferson despised newspapers? It's because they are money whores first and journalists second. It is a business, what do you expect? Ethics?

Re:NPR for a demographic agenda sprinkling (1)

Jeremiah Cornelius (137) | about a year ago | (#44727669)

You have cause and effect reversed.

NPR is how US Dept of State and big finance convince "hippy professors" to support their agenda - by appealing to their prejudices and do-good vanities. It is a way to get the "educated liberal class" in line with the agenda of Empire, which runs otherwise contrary to their sentiment.

In the end? Most are like other American, middle-class hypocrite NIMBYs, who'll complain about injustice from the safety of their Prius, on the way to the Nike Superstore...

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