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Bragi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-04-11 03:27 PM
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35. Yes, which is why blaming media is misplaced in this case /nt
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  -Why should the media report anything that Terry Jones does? ProudToBeBlueInRhody  Apr-03-11 10:48 PM   #0 
  - I've been wondering the same thing. His effing church has fewer than 30 members.  Critters2   Apr-03-11 10:50 PM   #1 
  - Does he still have that many members - I thought some left  csziggy   Apr-03-11 11:07 PM   #10 
     - he has 30 members ...his own daughter left his congregation after this stunt...  ElsewheresDaughter   Apr-04-11 06:29 AM   #24 
  - Good question. They shouldn't.  pnwmom   Apr-03-11 10:50 PM   #2 
  - That's not the reason. It's laughable.  Hannah Bell   Apr-04-11 12:30 AM   #12 
     - Sure it is. Controversy drives the ratings.  pnwmom   Apr-04-11 01:15 AM   #17 
        - How do explain the media self-censorship then?  Bragi   Apr-04-11 08:07 AM   #33 
  - No good reason; used to be that such would 'sell papers.'  elleng   Apr-03-11 10:53 PM   #3 
  - Now it "raises the ratings." n/t  pnwmom   Apr-04-11 01:16 AM   #18 
  - Irresponsibility, perverse setting of priorities. Sucks to the nth.  pacalo   Apr-03-11 10:54 PM   #4 
  - look at all the attention it gets which means more people see advertising nt  msongs   Apr-03-11 10:59 PM   #5 
  - Because it makes the Republican base feel self-righteous.  EFerrari   Apr-03-11 10:59 PM   #6 
  - That's the one. Makes the nuts feel like they did something to the evil Muslims.  JoePhilly   Apr-04-11 07:05 AM   #26 
  - Same reason they cover Fred Phelps...  brooklynite   Apr-03-11 10:59 PM   #7 
  - Asking them not to would be like asking them not to look at the pink elephant  bluestateguy   Apr-03-11 11:05 PM   #8 
  - Because he has RELIGIOUS FAITH.  chollybocker   Apr-03-11 11:06 PM   #9 
  - because that story is sensational and entertaining, like Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan, etc.  alp227   Apr-03-11 11:38 PM   #11 
  - I didn't hear about it until the trouble began in Afghanistan  JohnnyRingo   Apr-04-11 12:30 AM   #13 
  - I guess he could have lied  ProudToBeBlueInRhody   Apr-04-11 12:54 AM   #15 
  - You are absolutely correct  Bragi   Apr-04-11 07:58 AM   #32 
     - I see your point...  JohnnyRingo   Apr-04-11 12:27 PM   #34 
  - I've been asking that question for days. Furthermore, why isn't the IRS on  Hannah Bell   Apr-04-11 12:37 AM   #14 
  - They should not have reported on the story from the beginning. nt  jwirr   Apr-04-11 12:58 AM   #16 
  - Because it gives them something to do while they're ignoring everything from unions to fallout. nt  Warren DeMontague   Apr-04-11 01:16 AM   #19 
  - "If it bleeds, it leads"  Keith Bee   Apr-04-11 02:45 AM   #20 
  - Because that's their job  Bragi   Apr-04-11 05:33 AM   #21 
  - this man was told by top US officials what would happen to our soldiers & our people in the ME if...  ElsewheresDaughter   Apr-04-11 06:22 AM   #22 
  - Wrong on every count /nt  Bragi   Apr-04-11 06:26 AM   #23 
     - in your opinion  ElsewheresDaughter   Apr-04-11 06:57 AM   #25 
  - I see little coverage today (Monday)  Bragi   Apr-04-11 07:08 AM   #27 
  - Because it's newsworthy.  Donald Ian Rankin   Apr-04-11 07:48 AM   #28 
  - Which raises this question:  Bragi   Apr-04-11 07:53 AM   #30 
  - They shouldn't.  bluethruandthru   Apr-04-11 07:53 AM   #29 
  - They didn't report on his act of spiritual arson until after the events on Afganistan  Turborama   Apr-04-11 07:58 AM   #31 
     - Yes, which is why blaming media is misplaced in this case /nt  Bragi   Apr-04-11 03:27 PM   #35 

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