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"Accidental" hoax video embraced by journalism

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jan 12. 1 Reply

Enjoy the hilarious explanation of how UFO video "proof" was a mistake.Continue

Tags: UFO hoax footage

Bernie Sanders vs. an outrageous Republican - what's wrong with coverage of politics

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jan 9. 10 Replies

When outrageous remarks determine "newsworthiness" there's a lot wrong with the system.This cartoon says a great deal:…Continue

Tags: airtime, newsworthiness, outrageousness, outrageous remarks, news coverage

Single-Story Horror News

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Dec 18, 2015. 2 Replies

Why TV News Has Gotten So AwfulConsider Tom Engelhardt's analysis of how current TV news coverage fosters…Continue

Tags: fear-mongering, 24/7 media, single-event news

Click Futility

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Nov 30, 2015. 2 Replies

Clicktivism, we've all done it, sent emails to support a cause. Apparently it's useless.…Continue

Tags: political change, internet

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Comment by Loren Miller on September 20, 2013 at 6:47pm

Holy FUCK!  What dumbass do they have working graphics at Faux Noise NOW?!?  I'd say it's unbelievable ... but there it is.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on September 20, 2013 at 6:36pm

Right on, Fox news! Fact checking, what's that?

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on August 19, 2013 at 11:30pm

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on April 5, 2013 at 11:03pm

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 31, 2013 at 12:48am

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 18, 2013 at 5:24pm

CNN pays attention to those poor rapists who were just found guilty. The victims? pffft!

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 17, 2013 at 4:35pm

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 17, 2013 at 4:17pm

Beyond proofreading fail.

Comment by Grinning Cat on March 5, 2013 at 1:31pm

Motivated reasoning: climate denialism hooks into what many of us would like to believe, that we can keep on feasting on an "energy banquet" forever, with continued growth, and so on, and so forth.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 5, 2013 at 12:40pm

 

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