douglasw at his.com
Tue Dec 10 22:51:59 GMT 2019
Ah, but this is true of almost everyone, left or right, media or not!
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> Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 12:16:23 -0600
> From: Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [LMB] OT: Racial disparities in policing
> To: "Discussion of the works of Lois McMaster Bujold."
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> One thing that frustrates me and infuriates me is the way that many
> foreigners apparently feel that *anything* the US news media says is gospel
> hot from Sinai. I have been at many events reported in the news, and the
> news reports often did not resemble what I saw and experienced at all.
> The US news media *cannot be trusted* on any subject where its personnel
> have a huge personal emotional investment. They will distort stories,
> suppress relevant facts, downplay or play up stories according to their
> biases, and do their utmost to manipulate their readers into accepting
> their worldview.
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