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BAMAPHIN 22
07-11-2012, 04:29 PM
Just 21% of adults said that they had a "great deal" or "quite a lot" of confidence in TV news. That's down a whopping 25% from 1993, when Gallup began the poll. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/11/gallup-poll-confidence-tv-news_n_1664429.html?utm_hp_ref=media

CedarPhin
07-11-2012, 04:37 PM
Nope. Actually, the only news that I read for world news is the BBC or Al-Jazeera English. Both are really quite good. The Economist is a pretty solid magazine too.

Perfect23
07-11-2012, 04:46 PM
I don't I can't even trust the lcal news anymore it's all about people trying to pass there own agenda.

rob19
07-11-2012, 09:23 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9U4Ha9HQvMo

Dolphins9954
07-11-2012, 09:54 PM
http://www.salon.com/writer/glenn_greenwald/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/
http://rt.com/
http://www.aljazeera.com/
http://reason.com/
http://dailybail.com/


Not saying these are all objective sources but better than the nonsense on TV.

Dolphins9954
07-11-2012, 10:02 PM
Oh and this place too.

http://www.finheaven.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?36-Political-War-Forum

Tetragrammaton
07-11-2012, 10:05 PM
We get the news we deserve.

MadDog 88
07-12-2012, 09:47 AM
I would be willing to bet that at least 75% of registered republicans get the vast majority of their news from Fox. And I think that is a conservative number.

I use multiple sources just to get a broader view and yes, that means reading foxnews.com as well.

jared81
07-12-2012, 10:39 AM
this is what the posts in this thread remind me of. enjoy

http://youtu.be/OM9jhGiIAFM

NY8123
07-12-2012, 10:50 AM
I don't believe anything labeled "breaking". The news needs time to filter out and ferment so you can distinguish between what is mostly true and what is mostly false.

Overall I say the news is about 60% truth if we are lucky, 30% gossip and 10% flat out lies.

MadDog 88
07-12-2012, 11:57 AM
I miss Tim Russert.

NY8123
07-12-2012, 01:07 PM
I miss Tim Russert.

I miss Ron Burgundy!

MadDog 88
07-12-2012, 02:28 PM
I miss Ron Burgundy!I heard they are working on a sequel.

Perfect23
07-12-2012, 02:30 PM
I miss Tim Russert.

Alot of people say he cost Al Gore the 2000 election.

MadDog 88
07-12-2012, 02:45 PM
Alot of people say he cost Al Gore the 2000 election.
He was dead on when he said pre-election that it would come down to Florida. He was incredibly smart, well spoken, and down to earth family man. I can't even knock him for being a Bills fan.

jared81
07-12-2012, 03:54 PM
He was dead on when he said pre-election that it would come down to Florida. He was incredibly smart, well spoken, and down to earth family man. I can't even knock him for being a Bills fan.

he was a liberal. but was equally tough on both parties. i think his son actually does a good job now

NY8123
07-12-2012, 03:55 PM
I heard they are working on a sequel.

They are indeed, I hope it is as goofy as the first one.

Eshlemon
07-16-2012, 12:35 AM
Not suprising. The big 3 monopolistic news networks have evolved into a multiple news sources and exposure that didn't occur in the past. Wouldn't be the difference in the 35% in 1992 to now's 21% if for instance "the most trusted man in America" Walter Kronkite is exposed for bugging the GOP convention and Fox/MSNBC type political bias plus to the lesser such as strip clubs and cutting backroom deals with corporations. The "Golden Age" for a jounalist are when the big 3 ruled the news was not so much for journalism any more than today.