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GettysbergII Donating Member (664 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 05:45 PM
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A suggestion for dealing with sold out media people
Compose one standard email the mail message of which is that 'you are a coward with no integrity and I will not even recognise you are writing ideas worth considering until you start doing your job and reporting the news'. Make sure you send it out (with appropriate small modificataion at least 5 times a day.

Here's my own sample (written to Bill Steigerwald for his attack on Olbermann):

Dear Bill,
Get a spine, you gutless buttkisser. And if you must slither around, at least have the decency not to disrespect your betters like Keith Olbermann who do have spines.
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unblock Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 05:48 PM
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1. why not just call the propagandists?
or even fascist propagandists?
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GettysbergII Donating Member (664 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 06:07 PM
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2. I think that would be a legit label for many.........
........ but very few of the media even know what fascism is or propaganda for that matter. They'd just blow it off as 'commie or liberal words'. I don't think they'd know what you were saying. Of course if you're emailing William Kristol or someone that actually has a brain albeit a sick twisted one.

On the other hand, everybody knows what a coward is, or a bum, or a traitor, or a buttkisser. ANd no one whats to be called those things.

I might add a few lines explaining what duty is. How a soldier has a duty, and a fireman has a duty and yes, even a journalist has a duty which is to investigate matters of public interest and report the truth to the people. Right now when your'e needed most, you're not doing you duty. And until you do I treat you like the slime you are.

Finally there are a lot of journalists that I don't agree with but express a well thought out point of view that's different than mine. I respect them and I respect there point of view. If I email them it will be to change their mind by the strength of my arguments.
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northamericancitizen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 06:15 PM
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4. Bernstein :"The Media have to stop entertaining and start
informing people about what's really happening

http://www.dailytexanonline.com/news/2004/11/12/TopStor...
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Warpy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 06:11 PM
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3. My message to the television "news" people got delivered
the best way it can. On November 3, I stopped watching. Period.
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northamericancitizen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 06:18 PM
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5. Bernstain talks about the current media coverage:
The triumph of idiot culture
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GettysbergII Donating Member (664 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 06:22 PM
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6. Absolutely!
And stop buying products that sponser bogus news shows too is another way
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beanball Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-14-04 09:26 PM
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7. Send them a message
turn off the TV.
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