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TNDemo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 09:03 PM
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What is the most unbiased, most factual news source?
Neither left nor right, just cold hard facts.
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yourout Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 09:05 PM
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1. DU of course.
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durrrty libby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 09:10 PM
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7. lol....yea riiight
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BleedingHeartPatriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 09:16 PM
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13. Mmmffff,
:spray:

:rofl:

MKJ

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Catch22Dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 09:06 PM
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2. I firmly believe there is no such thing. (n/t)
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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 09:07 PM
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3. None. I do like McClatchey and CSM, but I notice biases or what
I perceive to be so.
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ixion Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 09:28 PM
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16. yeah, I agree. McClatchey and CSM are two of the best, but
there's always bias to a certain degree.
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lvx35 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 09:07 PM
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4. Whichever one talks least about politics.
I think its impossible to be impartial with politics. You can never just report the facts, because its all about what facts you present and how.
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dorkulon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 09:09 PM
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5. That's a tall order.
Every source is susceptible to accusations of bias, but I like to get a UK perspective--the Guardian, Financial Times, BBC, Independent, all are pretty decent.
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erebusman Donating Member (96 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 09:10 PM
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6. BBC?
I prefer the BBC news - in part because at least when it reports on united states its sort of removed from us enough that maybe its objective. It at least SEEMS more objective most of the time.

peace
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mudesi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 09:11 PM
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8. CBC and BBC (nm)
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sandnsea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 09:13 PM
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9. Christian Science Monitor n/t
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sendero Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 09:15 PM
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11. I second..
... that emotion.

In fact, they are the only news source I can listen to with an uncritical ear. They stick to the facts, period.
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Rosemary2205 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 09:29 PM
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17. Thirded.
Just the facts and nothing but the facts. They leave the spin to someone else.
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emilyg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 11:47 PM
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26. Yep.
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HughBeaumont Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 09:14 PM
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10. DU, The Onion, BBC, Guardian.
Yeah . . . you laugh at the Onion, but they scooped EVERYONE on the Failure Fuhrer in 2001.

http://www.theonion.com/content/node/28784
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autorank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 09:15 PM
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12. McClatchy - USA (far and away) & The Guardian & The Independent (UK)

McClatchy Department of Justice

The Guardian Greg Palast

The Independent Climate Change

K*R
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yourout Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 09:18 PM
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14. The Daily Show?
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Kolesar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 09:27 PM
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15. National Public Radio
although they do make me cringe
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madrchsod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 10:02 PM
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18. yes --you have to take the good and the bad with npr.
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madrchsod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 10:04 PM
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19. bbc over night radio on some npr radio stations
bbc america broadcasts this show during the early morning hours on the tv. great source of news
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HughMoran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 10:08 PM
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20. WBUR Boston
Top notch NPR station.
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Kip Humphrey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 10:10 PM
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21. Pacifica Radio
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fenriswolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 10:23 PM
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22. fair.org
fairness and accuracy in reporting (aka the media watchdogs) although they do not report the news directly the do point out when other outlets lie or exagerate which is just about as non partisan as you can get.
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dogishboy Donating Member (150 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 10:24 PM
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23. The voices in my head
They're never wrong
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nosmokes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 10:32 PM
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24. Al-Jazeera is a good source
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IDemo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 10:35 PM
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25. Ironic Times
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Tierra_y_Libertad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-01-08 11:53 PM
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27. BBC World Service. Here's the link.
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