That "left wing" media bias!

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  1. mindseye

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    Inspired by Hung Muscle's thread cataloguing the Bush legacy, I thought I'd start a similar thread for examples of media bias.

    This one from the weekend is too grotesquely obvious to pass up:

    Watch the video. (1 minute, 3 seconds)

    KSAZ-TV news anchor Marc Martinez states, regarding a poll to find the "Most Foolish American",

    But the actual percentages shown in the video tell a different story. Although Britney's name appears at the top of the screen, the percentages are not in order. The "winner" of the poll is buried at the bottom of the screen. Britney came in second behind George W. Bush.

    KSAZ-TV is a FOX affiliate, natch.
     
  2. Onslow

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    Now, now. You know you adore Junior and his sweet brothers Jebbie, Neil and Marvin.


    In other news it's been reported that Hillary is planning to wed Nancy Pelosi in Lebanon next month.





    (I am purposely (and possibly even purposefully) disregarding the main meaning of this thread as I decide which suit to wear on Tuesday.)
     
  3. mindseye

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    Here's another one:

    The day the Mark Foley scandal broke, just weeks before the 2006 election, the producers of The O'Reilly Factor (also on FOX, natch) labels Foley a Democrat. At least twice.

    Watch the video (34 seconds).
     
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    Fox News reporting on the Scooter Libby verdict:


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    This is from yesterday's The Onion.
     
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    Mindseye, whatever possessed you to suspect that Fox News was biased against Democrats and pro Bush?:biggrin1:
     
  8. mindseye

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    You've got it backwards, Freddie! If I ever stop believing that Fox is biased, then I'm possessed!
     
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    Pecker, that one was good, but I liked this article from The Onion much better

    Bush Refuses

    Mindseye, you GOTTA read that one!
     
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    What left wing media?
     
  11. DC_DEEP

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    Oh, you know, like CNN, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Associated Press, those moonbat blogs.

    I get all my fair and balanced news from Fox News Network and The National Review - even though they have a left-slant, they are better than the above mentioned propaganda machines.
     
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    DC. I wondered how you came to be so knowledgeable about the political arena. I should have known. Fox News. The last bastion of left wing media.
     
  13. mindseye

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    Just yesterday, Dick Cheney managed to pack three already-disproven lies into a single paragraph. (source)
     
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    Lol, you are too much.
     
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    That's fucking hilarious. :tongue:

    Great comedy writing even a right leaner like me can appreciate.

    But anyway, to add some balance...

    I got a big kick out of when a (I think maybe it was ABC) reporter was interviewing a group of Katrina refugees outside the Astrodome following President Bushes national address concerning the disaster.

    Much to his dismay their reactions to his speech were positive. The reporter fished and fished and practically put words into the peoples mouths about how fucked up the federal response was but none of the victims would go there.

    I laughed my ass off.

    I tried to see if it had been youtubed but didn't have any luck.
     
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    Thanks, Shelby. I have laughed a good, full, belly-laugh each of the 3 times I've read it. The photo is good enough, but the quotes and comments are just too much. The Pelosi quote? The Murtha, Colby, Hagel, and Bolten quotes? I'm still laughing.
     
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    That was a good one!! Thanks for sharing DC!:biggrin1:
     
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    "This whole thing's just incredibly fucking stupid," Isikoff added.


    *rolls on floor beating it with fists and dies*:biggrin1:
     
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    Another one...


    When a woman makes a trip to Syria, it's a fashion statement! Let's talk about her scarves!

    Excerpted from the article,

     
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    Yes we need to. Latest report from the intelligence sources say that there are Scarves of Mass Destruction in Syria now. We would need to invade the country and rid it of scarves before those scarves are used against us. It is our patriotic duty,
     
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