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View Diary: Morning Feature: The Beatings Will Continue, Part III - Making Them Stop (Non-Cynical Saturday) (196 comments)

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  •  Yes. It is what news reporters are supposed to do (12+ / 0-)

    But don't most of the time.  No one ever asks where they got their data.  What polls. No follow up questions.  The media types are so afraid of losing access, they do not raise an objection.  

    Also, they do not have the facts at their fingertips either, which makes it easier for the politician or bureaucrat to lie and get away with it.  By the time the fact checks come out the lie is off and running.

    It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment. - Ansel Adams

    by Otteray Scribe on Sat Feb 27, 2010 at 06:13:49 AM PST

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