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Old 03-04-2009, 04:01 PM
 
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Seriously people GE, Time Warner, Viacom, News Corp, Clear Channel, Sinclair, and but a few others control most of the media outlets in this country and their motivation whether it be in their "news" departments or outside of it - is not free speech.
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Old 03-04-2009, 04:05 PM
 
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Seriously people GE, Time Warner, Viacom, News Corp, Clear Channel, Sinclair, and but a few others control most of the media outlets in this country and their motivation whether it be in their "news" departments or outside of it - is not free speech.
Consolidation, special interests, and too much fluff.
It's also a matter of supply and demand, the general public doesn't demand news.
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Old 03-05-2009, 11:08 AM
 
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sadly no.
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Old 03-05-2009, 11:11 AM
 
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But...but...the media is owned by rich people. And if we don't let rich people do whatever they want...they won't give us any jobs...oh no!!!!! *wink*
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Old 03-05-2009, 02:10 PM
 
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Yes, lets let the government control all the media. It worked so well for Stalin, Putin, Kim Jung Il, Mao Ze Dong and of course Hitler
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