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NY Times Hates 'Embarrassing' Fox,
Longs for Good Old Days
of Three Networks

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Posted By: Imright, 11/18/2019 8:04:32 AM

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof attacked the one network not pushing all-out for a Trump impeachment in the Sunday Review: “Is Fox ‘News’ Or Trump’s Bodyguard?” For the veteran liberal commentator, things were better during the Nixon impeachment period, when the three networks spouted the same brand of anti-Nixon corporate liberalism to an audience with few other news choices. When President Richard Nixon’s Watergate misconduct was being dissected before congressional committees in 1973 and 1974, Republican support for him collapsed because most Americans shared news sources and inhabited a similar political reality. In short, facts mattered.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: jalo1951 11/18/2019 8:31:06 AM (No. 238135)
While FOX is no longer the news outlet of years ago they still have more balanced reporting than any other source. We could ask the same question. Are ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, MSNBC etc. "news" or Trump's assassination squad?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Rumblehog 11/18/2019 8:34:11 AM (No. 238140)
Ha! Apparently even the Slimes don't consider MSNBC as a "real" news network!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 11/18/2019 8:41:29 AM (No. 238149)
Yessss.…. the good old days when Cronkite lied to us and no one called him on it.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rama41 11/18/2019 9:13:28 AM (No. 238191)
I often read the Times. I spent the day after election day 2016 reading every op ed and editorial and, with the exception of Jim Rutenberg, they were all the same. Rutenberg asked the question, "What did we miss in the rest of the country?", but later determined that to be irrelevant. I challenge anyone to find even a single article about the administration that has not been anti-Trump. In August, the headline “TRUMP URGES UNITY VS. RACISM” was met by reader backlash and immediately changed. Dean Baquet, he executive NEWS editor, recognizing that Mueller-Russia had fallen on its face (in spite of two Pulitzers) changed the theme to racism and Trump for the next two years. Not the Editorial Board, the News Division. For the best understanding of what sheep are, read any of the Letters following any of the NYT's front page articles. For more fun, try submitting a response and having it printed.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: DVC 11/18/2019 11:24:58 AM (No. 238342)
I'm amazed that #4 has that much time to waste on fiction.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Philipsonh 11/18/2019 11:54:32 AM (No. 238358)
I'd like 3 neyworks too; FBN, CNBC, and OANN ( which is not available to us via Spectrum ).
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Reply 7 - Posted by: zoidberg 11/18/2019 2:10:17 PM (No. 238469)
What the MSM really hate is that they can't hide stories from us any more. They may choose not to report them, but their monopoly has been broken.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Smart11344 11/18/2019 2:30:09 PM (No. 238502)
If it wasn't for the internet, The NYT would have gotten their wish. Keep the truth in the dark and media, such as the NYT, CBS, NBC, ABC, MSNBC, CNN. This batch of stinking media truly does not deserve the light of day. And Walter Cronkite, the most Trusted Man In America? Surely, you jest.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rama41 11/18/2019 2:49:50 PM (No. 238529)
#5. Always good to know what the other side's thinking.
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