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tburnsten Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-05-10 07:53 PM
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10. Military does not run local papers
Or local news stations, or regional, or national journalism institutions. The military in this country does not have any say at all in what a news organization does, with the sole exception of times when a journalist is granted special permission to do something like embed with a unit in a combat zone, and even then the only influence the military will exert is for safety reasons, i.e. don't go wandering off alone, don't draw maps of our positions and broadcast them, don't broadcast sensitive information.

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  -EDITORIAL: The forgotten virtue of firearms ... spin  Jan-05-10 05:11 PM   #0 
  - Not sure if this a good example of gun use.  Arctic Dave   Jan-05-10 05:26 PM   #1 
  - Military does not run local papers  tburnsten   Jan-05-10 07:53 PM   #10 
     - Wow, you don't know much about how the military controls the media.  Arctic Dave   Jan-05-10 07:59 PM   #12 
        - I'm a Public Affairs Specialist  tburnsten   Jan-05-10 08:25 PM   #16 
  - Great article.  eqfan592   Jan-05-10 05:30 PM   #2 
  - Without the public option we will pay three times what other countries pay...  spin   Jan-05-10 06:21 PM   #3 
     - You summed it up nicely.  eqfan592   Jan-05-10 06:35 PM   #4 
        - A good point ...  spin   Jan-05-10 06:43 PM   #5 
  - Gee, the anti-gun contingent is quiet ...  spin   Jan-05-10 06:45 PM   #6 
     - As A Gun-Owner Who Ironically Has Been Labeled  tucsonlib   Jan-05-10 07:20 PM   #7 
     - I am using the term anti-second amendment......because really, thats what this is about.  rd_kent   Jan-05-10 07:26 PM   #9 
     - A Lot Better n/t  tucsonlib   Jan-05-10 08:01 PM   #13 
     - "unworthy"? wow, I would say any national news outlet is 'worth' discussing  tburnsten   Jan-05-10 07:55 PM   #11 
     - News Is One Thing  tucsonlib   Jan-05-10 08:09 PM   #15 
        - Gotcha, but editorials are generally fair game  tburnsten   Jan-05-10 08:37 PM   #18 
     - An interesting comment ...  spin   Jan-05-10 08:32 PM   #17 
     - Typical, burn the messenger, ignore the message. nt  oneshooter   Jan-05-10 09:21 PM   #19 
     - That's too much typing.  GreenStormCloud   Jan-06-10 10:42 AM   #20 
     - Why Stop There?  tucsonlib   Jan-07-10 06:49 PM   #21 
        - Do you enjoy distorting what others have said?  GreenStormCloud   Jan-07-10 09:06 PM   #24 
           - One Last Time  tucsonlib   Jan-07-10 11:12 PM   #29 
              - And you said:  GreenStormCloud   Jan-08-10 09:49 AM   #30 
                 - Read It Again  tucsonlib   Jan-08-10 10:55 AM   #31 
                    - Not "they" - YOU. You put words in "their" mouths, but the attack on the source...  GreenStormCloud   Jan-08-10 02:42 PM   #32 
                       - Only Inside Your Mind n/t  tucsonlib   Jan-09-10 12:10 PM   #33 
     - It may not make sense to be anti- an inanimate object...  eqfan592   Jan-07-10 06:58 PM   #22 
        - Of Course, It Cuts Both Ways  tucsonlib   Jan-07-10 07:06 PM   #23 
           - There are several regular posters here who despise guns.  GreenStormCloud   Jan-07-10 09:09 PM   #25 
           - There are two that come to mind  oneshooter   Jan-07-10 09:12 PM   #26 
           - No, I'm not denying that you have a valid point.  eqfan592   Jan-07-10 09:16 PM   #27 
              - I forgot about our local? Canuk. nt  oneshooter   Jan-07-10 09:25 PM   #28 
     - Eerily now the usual suspects have hit and run......  rd_kent   Jan-05-10 07:24 PM   #8 
        - No doubt they are scouring the internet for more "bad old guns" stories...  east texas lib   Jan-05-10 08:03 PM   #14 

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