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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 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.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on November 22, 2012 at 1:27am

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on November 20, 2012 at 12:14am

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on November 16, 2012 at 1:30pm

The station claims a reporter was trying to get an image of the real book from the internet, and didn't notice the image was Photoshopped until the story aired.

from Cheezburger's Pundit Kitchen

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on November 3, 2012 at 8:19pm

Comment by Loren Miller on November 1, 2012 at 7:08pm

Q: How can you tell when Mitt Romney is waffling on an issue?

A: His lips move.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on November 1, 2012 at 6:16pm

 

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