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citizens_unite Donating Member (2 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-12-04 05:50 PM
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310. New York Times gives up on journalism
Anyone else here outraged by the New York Times article today? Here's a copy of the letter I wrote them:

I have been an avid reader of the New York Times for years, and you officially lost my readership today with the publication of Tom Zeller Jr.'s article " Vote Fraud Theories, Spread by Blogs, Are Quickly Buried." This highly biased piece misses the vast majority of vote fraud concerns, instead addressing the least substantive and most easily dismissed arguments. It paints grassroots concerns as wild, unfounded postulations, neglecting the recorded facts about the unreliability of computerized voting machines and the numerous recorded instances of vote miscounts and vote losses.

Your paper is out of touch with the nation. We want to be sure that our right to vote is being safeguarded, and if papers like yours will not stand up for the people and investigate the issues, we will turn to alternative media sources, and to each other. It is already happening, and it is a trend you cannot fight with biased articles and selective reporting. The power of the internet "rumor mill," of which Zeller seems acutely aware, is also your own readership's power to shut you down. You've turned your back on America, you have lost our trust, and it will not easily be won again.

Could someone start a new thread to discuss this?
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