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Re: 'All The News That's Fit To Print'

From: Eleanor White <eleanor.nul>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2007 17:05:08 -0400
Archived: Mon, 10 Sep 2007 17:45:21 -0400
Subject: Re: 'All The News That's Fit To Print'


>From: Bruce Maccabee <brumac.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Sun, 9 Sep 2007 16:17:57 -0400
>Subject: 'All The News That's Fit To Print'

<snip>

>With all this discussion of why the major press doesn't get
>seriously involved, no one has thought to mention the most
>fundamental cover-up: what I term the 'self-cover up'.

>This is a subject that most people don't want to be true. Yet the
>available data, sightings, etc., point toward a 'particular
>conclusion' - you can guess what that is.

>So, to avoid the conclusion they avoid tha data. Each person
>makes their own choice as to whether or not to avoid the data.
>Most apparently choose to avoid it - or disparage it by making it
>look silly - and thus perpetuate the 'self-cover up'.

I suggest that if it were simply 'self cover-up' as a function
of the reporters' individual personalities, you'd see a 'bell
curve' variation among articles about ufology.

I'm certainly no expert, but from the articles I see posted here
and in the limited mainstream media I view or read, there is
really not much variation. "Little green men" seems to appear
in a large majority of mainstream articles, for example..

One would expect a few really good articles laying out the very
best evidence, a few real stinkers ridiculing everything
ufological, and quite a few middle of the road articles.

Has there been on this List any discussion of a mainstream
article laying out the very best cases, in meat and potatoes
detail? If there aren't _any_, is it logical to think that,
gosh, darn, gee, ufology just always seems to get assigned to
reporters with self cover-up personality traits? For _60_ years?

And looking outside of ufology, there are instances where the
mainstream media clearly has cover-up agendas in place. So a
cover-up conspiracy in regard to ufology is not far fetched at
all, and seems to this observer as business as usual.


Eleanor White



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