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Saturday, October 10, 2009

The mainstream media: what - or who - is it made of?

This is just another perfect example of how uninformed these journalists are. But thinking back to my own education, I now see that there is method to this madness.

I graduated from the University of Miami with a BS in Broadcast Journalism. In my four years of "higher learning," never once do I recall a professor telling us to be even remotely skeptical of government mouthpieces. Never do I once recall a professor insisting that we do our own research. In fact, everything was about reading AP stories off the wire and re-writing them for our own purposes. It was about using correct grammar... saying "alleged" when appropriate... and meeting deadlines.

From what I have seen, today's journalists aren't doing any research. They are sitting in front of their computers, pulling stories off the wires and regurgitating facts while intermittently inserting their own opinions.

Whole Country "Saw" Plane Hit the Pentagon?
by Sean Wheeler
Wednesday, April 19, 2006

A nice flashback. Covers both the 9/11 and the media - a very well thought out view, in my humble opinion.

My short response to Ms Stillwell's article can be found here:
The Truth About 9/11 Conspiracy Theories

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