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  •  there is no... (6+ / 0-)

    code of conduct or ethics in the news business. i don't understand why people think that any of the outlets have to tell the truth. read the following and weep.

    http://www.relfe.com/...

    tung sol

    There is a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.--Oscar Levant

    by tung sol on Tue Dec 14, 2010 at 07:16:49 AM PST

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    •  conditioning (3+ / 0-)
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      tung sol, venger, Siri

      "If it's on tv, it must be true"

      or variations of same.

      And that case absolutely shows why they do it--it's an employment law issue. If those who make their living off "the news" don't do what management tells them--which, by extension, includes "reports what management tells them to report"--then they can be legally fired from their job.

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