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Start Bending the News

The Sinatra lyric…?  Anyone?


This will be a quick post – I’ll let the videos do the talking.  But this is just a reminder of how dangerous it is when we instill our faith in the media as an objective source of information.  By far and away the most influential television news source, Fox News, continually bends reality to fit their ideals.  Want proof?  Jon Stewart reports…

And Fox News’ response…

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Death Panels: The Epicenter of Misinformation

There are very few TV shows that I go out of my way to watch.  I try to stay up-to-date with current events in the news, and I of course make time for the occasional comedy (not necessarily in that order).  The Daily Show is a perfect hybrid of the two.  I’m all about multi-tasking.

As for the quality of content, in my humble opinion, Jon Stewart provides better news than what you get on around the clock news networks, i.e. CNN, MSNBC, and of course Fox News (the #1 news network – once again proving that bigotry is still fashionable).  Dear CNN, I didn’t turn your station on to see what people are Twittering.  I can go to Twitter for that. Read more