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Do you vote with your eyeballs?

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by sehkmet Sep 17. 3 Replies

The idea that US citizens have already voted for Trump because they're drawn to sensational, low brow "reality" fiction TV and media posts instead of sober investigative reports and science programs…Continue

Tags: voting with our eyeballs

Is Mass Media All Lies?

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Aug 21. 0 Replies

Mat Tafibbi makes the point that US mass media has lost so much credibility that no one believes even the most horrendous political revelations. Extreme polarization as either bash Trump or bash…Continue

Tags: media distrust, impotence of polarized mainstream media

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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

Comment by Grinning Cat on February 24, 2013 at 10:37pm

I laughed at that generic caption with "NAME HERE" on the air, but feel sorry for the tech who accidentally put it on the live program!

Some photo caption goofs in print media:

http://www.jumbojoke.com/caption_contests_the_denver_post_way.html

http://www.jumbojoke.com/another_caption_gone_wrong.html

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on February 24, 2013 at 1:07pm

Comment by Lillie on November 22, 2012 at 7:29pm

I am really surprised Faux News got 3 right.

Comment by Loren Miller on November 22, 2012 at 5:40am

Problem is, Ruth, Faux Noise's coverage of much everything else is no better than their coverage of climate science.

 

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