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Topic: The MSM used to be somewhat Fair and Balanced

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VolRage

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Re: The MSM used to be somewhat Fair and Balanced
« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2020, 09:01:33 AM »
Nothing has changed other than ones perception of reality.
You’re likely way too young to make such a statement.

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Re: The MSM used to be somewhat Fair and Balanced
« Reply #15 on: May 16, 2020, 09:06:14 AM »
I haven't watched ABC/NBC/CBS News in decades, so I have no opinion.  I will check out their web pages at times to see what is being covered (or not).  I dislike watching any news program, a lot of stuff is of no interest to me, including commercials, I'd rather read a site and skip what is irrelevant.

The wife watches local news fairly often and sometimes I'm present, usually reading or something.  This city is very new to her of course.

The CNN web site, to me, looks to be anti-Trump in a majority of articles, which is fine if you are anti-Trump of course.  Confirmation bias.

The Fox News web site is a whole other universe.

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Re: The MSM used to be somewhat Fair and Balanced
« Reply #16 on: May 16, 2020, 12:09:33 PM »
You don't think the "news" has changed since 1970?  Really?

Huh.  Back then, if I watched NBC or ABC or CBS, I got pretty much the same story on the same stories.  That might be true today for network news, but it obviously is not for cable news.
No. 

News reports news. 

Opinion shows like Maddow, Limbaugh, Carlson, or whatever crap you shovel in your heads, is what's changed.


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Re: The MSM used to be somewhat Fair and Balanced
« Reply #17 on: May 16, 2020, 01:34:27 PM »
I find a rather large gulf in coverage between the news hour of Fox News and CNN ....

It's really quite stunning to watch for me, like two disparate universes.  The main story on one side is not even mentioned on the other and vice versa.  (And yes, I rarely watch the news hour of any sort.)  You can easily check the Internet sites and see my point.

 

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