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Wed Apr 4, 2012, 03:51 PM

Why do people think NBC and MSNBC are liberal networks?

Here is my question on Yahoo Answers:
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;_ylt=AsslfE2OMmUvkvk8SzCGP1Pty6IX;_ylv=3?qid=20120403230003AAmXoSo
Tell me what you think.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 03:53 PM

1. Because the others lean right

CNN leans right and Fox News is bat shit crazy, so compared to those actually giving both sides of an issue is a radical sounding thing.

People also tend to repeat what they hear often enough, without any thoughts on the matter of their own. The right screams things over and over, they love to label, this probably taints the waters quite a bit.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 04:00 PM

2. Propaganda believers believe anything

 

It takes a conscious effort to block out all the lies.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 04:03 PM

3. unfortunately, you attracted the usual Yahoo conserative cavemen.

 

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 04:04 PM

4. They are part of the M$M.

Some monsters are beyond those simple labels.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 04:06 PM

5. Because center right is the new liberal.

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Response to Luminous Animal (Reply #5)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 06:24 PM

16. If you ain't Con (with us), you're liberal (against us)

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 04:08 PM

6. You repeat the lie long enough and it takes hold.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 04:09 PM

7. based on 2008

A little over 40% of MSNBC viewers voted for McCain. At CNN I believe 42% of the viewers voted GOP.

Over at FOX 90% of their viewers voted GOP.


The truth is there was no difference with regard to voting when it came to the audiences of MSNBC, CNN or the broadcast networks. It was all about a 60/40 split. Only the FOX news audience was drastically different.

The idea that MSNBC has a real liberal audience is just not true. Look at the success of Morning Joe.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 04:14 PM

8. It's all relative,

if FOX "News" is 120 degrees Fahrenheit, CNBC is 115, CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC at 105, then MSNBC seems chilly at 95-100, Current is even cooler but it's not a "major" network and the controllers ie: Com-cast don't want it to be.

The corporate media is the corporate media, the vast majority of it roots for the other team, some of it roots for our team, but they all tow the corporate supremacist line.

Thanks for the thread, Jamaal.

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Response to Uncle Joe (Reply #8)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 05:00 PM

10. No prob. Just wanted to share some of the RW responses I got.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Reply #10)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 05:03 PM

12. I never even clicked on the link to read the responses,

I just answered the question of your OP.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 04:18 PM

9. haven't been in Yahoo answers since they kicked me out

actually those right wing trolls were relatively subdued from when i was active there.. used to go to the political section and vote to get some "cheap points"..

if there is a good thing to say about yahoo answers is that someone posted a link to DU i followed it home have been here every since

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 05:03 PM

11. NBC News itself isn't, MSNBC in prime time during the week is fairly liberal.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 05:22 PM

13. Because even iceberg lettuce looks like nutritious food to a starving person n/t

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 05:31 PM

14. My answer to that is always, even if they are I don't watch them anyway.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 06:12 PM

15. Yahoo is the pigshit hogwaller of the internet.

Nothing but a bunch of wannabe Klansmen, WAR and Stormfronter cousinbangers.

MS/NBC are owned by "best not get too comfortable in that cube, Worker 383406" GE and Microsoft; neither one of those are progressive by any stretch of the imagination. Notice how they didn't mention CNBC, which leans so far right, Faux tells it to scoot over.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 06:30 PM

17. NBC most certainly is not

No amount of fawning Jersey-boy-reunion appearances on The Daily Show will cure Brian Williams of being a hopeless right-wing shill.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 07:51 PM

18. Framing enforces delusion.

If Faux is right and CNN is centerish, then M$NBC must be left, right?

In fact, with the networks being "the liberal media", M$NBC would be like the "islamisocialistextremeleft" channel.

I guess Current would be the makes Marx look like Paul Ryan network or some such.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Original post)

Wed Apr 4, 2012, 09:08 PM

19. When you don't push rw propaganda, question dems patriotism, encourage

and fail to correct RW talking heads when they question the president's strength, authority, legitimatcy, or otherwise push their lies and slander you are labeled 'liberal' media.

Don't get me wrong MSNBC and NBC still have their RW talking heads spouting their lies and won't always correct them or call them out on their BS but they are more likely not to fawn over having those types of people on. They'd rather have more intelligent and honest conversations, not completely intelligent or completely honest but 'more' than CNN and certainly FAUX.

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