Tag Archive: Journalism


20 Controversial Questions The Mainstream Media Won’t Touch

” Why are so many incredibly important news stories completely ignored by the mainstream media in the United States?

Sadly, the truth is that the mainstream media in America does not do much real journalism anymore.  At this point, approximately 90 percent of what you see on television is controlled by just 6 giant media corporations.  That is why “the news” seems to be so similar no matter what channel you watch.  Well, it turns out that a lot of Americans are getting tired of the safe, censored, pre-packaged news that they get from the corporate-controlled media.

One recent poll found that 77 percent of all Americans do not trust television news at this point.  This distrust has helped fuel the rise of the alternative media, which has absolutely exploded in recent years.

#1 Was foul play involved in the helicopter crash that killed 22 members of the Navy’s elite SEAL Team 6 unit?  Why were all the bodies cremated?  Why was the helicopter’s black box never recovered?  And during a memorial service for the fallen soldiers, why was an imam allowed to pray an Islamic prayer that “included language on U.S. soldiers burning in hell“?

#13 How did an illegal immigrant rack up 37 criminal convictions in this country without being deported?

#15Why did Barack Obama encourage the EU to institute a boycott on financial dealings with Jewish individuals and Jewish businesses in the West Bank, Golan Heights and eastern Jerusalem? “

 

 

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CBS Anchor: ‘We Are Getting Big Stories Wrong, Over and Over Again’

 

 

 

” CBS anchor Scott Pelley said at a speech at Quinnipiac University that journalists “are getting big stories wrong, over and over again.”

“Our house is on fire,” said Pelley. The video of Pelley’s speech is courtesy of nowthisnews.com.

“These have been a bad few months for journalism,” he added. “We’re getting the big stories wrong, over and over again.” “

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daily Quote 12/20

G K Chesterton

 

 

” Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another. “

  Now is your chance to shine the spotlight on your favorite example of journalist BS . Lord knows the possible nominees are multitudinous enough . Take a minute to think about it and add your contribution .

“Submit Your Nomination
for the First Annual
WALTER DURANTY PRIZE
for Journalistic Mendacity “