Quote Originally Posted by Locke View Post
At least 4-5 that I've personally posted about in this forum. Those were the big ones that popped up during major political events the last few years that I felt were worth commenting on. I've seen several that I didn't bother posting/mentioning. It's a pretty common practice among "news outlets" these days. I specifically remember one where CNN called out Fox News on the air because they were both reporting on the same protest outside the white house, and Fox used footage of a different protest to make the crowd look bigger than it really was...
I don't post here much, so I was unaware. It only goes to show, the media isn't concerned about informing the masses. Ratings and political spin are the main priorities. If it means trumping up a story to accomplish those objectives, so be it.