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The 10 most embarrassing examples
of media coverage in 2012

Fox News, by Dan Gainor

Original Article

Posted By:markinalpine, 12/29/2012 1:20:22 PM

The year is coming to a close. Thank goodness. Maybe in 2013 we won’t have to worry about Honey Boo Boo, Gangnam Style, Kony 2012 and Mayans. Those topics and more were the ephemera of the year. While Democrats and Republicans were fighting to see which party could run America, the traditional media were trying to run it into the ground by consistently taking a one-sided approach to coverage. On every major news story of the year – abortion, gay marriage, the economy, the fiscal cliff and guns – major media outlets consistently and openly sided

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Aside from that OTHER unfortunate event, 2012 was pretty much a waste.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: maggie2u, 12/29/2012 2:17:24 PM     (No. 9088883)

The rest of the story.
The NBC reporter, Jeff Burnside, who altered the tape to make Zimmerman sound racist, has been hired by KOMO the ABC affiliate in Seattle.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 12/29/2012 2:50:34 PM     (No. 9088912)

It´s the daily drumbeat of hatred for anything conservative or traditional and lies lies and more lies from sun-up until well past midnight. The ass-press and the tv lefties are so full of it! They lie, distort, and accuse us of all kinds of dirty things like racism, sexism, being rich, being old and out of touch, while their role models like Baba Wa-wa, Whoopi Goldberg(Caryn Smith), Joy Behar, Katie Couric, Brian Williams, Bob Schieffer, Candy Crowley, Chrissie Tingles Matthews, Rachel Madcow, and the phony late-night show hosts like Leno and Letterman completely distort the news and the truth to their "low-information voter" crowd who slurp up the kool-aid like they´re in Jonestown!

I despise liars. Therefore, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN PBS, NPR , the ass-press, ESPN, TMZ, Google, Yahoo, Twitter, the NYTimes, the Wapo, the LA Times, the Sacto. Bee.....they´re all on my YOU ARE SO FULL OF CRAP list. Happy New Year, you big fat LIARS!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: kono, 12/29/2012 3:24:14 PM     (No. 9088971)

Thanks for the reminder, #1. KOMO se dice journalistic fraud?

To be fair about media bias, Fox usually leans to the Right, along with half a dozen other smaller networks and press syndicates. Sure, it hardly begins to compare to the behemoth of nets, syndicates, and portals/search engines who pathologically spin everything to the Left. But realistically speaking, no source of news is without bias, because no human being sees enough of reality to be truly objective, even with things observed firsthand.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: BirdsNest, 12/29/2012 4:56:23 PM     (No. 9089054)

The LSM has been a total embarrassment since BEFORE the 2008 election.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Me?Opinionated?Nah!, 12/29/2012 8:07:40 PM     (No. 9089233)

Even “Fox News Watch,” which debuted several years ago as a promisingly serious media assessment discussion program, has evolved into a mostly chat, dish, giggle and gossip fest with little there there. And, of course, it being on Fox News Channel, lots of people say lots of things all at once so that, unfortunately, much of what reaches its audience is indecipherable gibberish. It would probably be a great deal more descriptive if they renamed the channel Fox News Cacophony. Or perhaps Foxus Communicatus Interruptus?



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Reply 6 - Posted by: Japanorama, 12/29/2012 8:54:48 PM     (No. 9089290)

With the Obama bunch in D.C., distraction is necessary full time.

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