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Re: No Wonder The Press Won't Cover UFOs Properly

From: Robert Williams <rhw007.nul>
Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2007 13:30:01 -0400
Archived: Sun, 16 Sep 2007 09:14:27 -0400
Subject: Re: No Wonder The Press Won't Cover UFOs Properly


>From: Michael Woods <mike.woods.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2007 09:18:21 -0400
>Subject: Re: No Wonder The Press Won't Cover UFOs Properly

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>And we're all old enough to realize that TV news gives its
>viewers what they want as opposed to what is really important.
>If it were otherwise, the PBS news would be the highest rated
>newscast in the U.S. (same for the CBC here in Canada.) The
>simple, sad fact is we have entered an age where the Public
>Goofus Factor is at an all-time high. Newscasts that don't lead
>with famous black b.s. artists, or rich, tired-looking blonde
>whores end up at the bottom of the ratings heap... and the
>producer, clinging to journalistic integrity, finds a new job,
>likely saying "Would you like fries with that?"

>Who's to blame? Has 50 years of Television reduced the public to
>mouth-breathing idiocy? Or has the incredible easiness of life,
>especially in First World North America, made common sense the
>rarest substance on earth?

At this point I agree with that assesment. Even common sense has
gone from our military leaders. They fail to realize that 'The
_Original_ Mission' in Iraq is already over. Saddam is gone and
no WMDs. Time to call it quits and leave. Mainstream media
should be bouncing all over this also... but it isn't. If
mainstream media was _really_ news as you say further below...
they might be.

>I am eager for the scorn, ridicule and counter-arguments I'm
>about to receive... especially the counter-arguments, which I
>will use in the newsroom for our hourly debates on this very
>topic.

>It's worth reminding everyone not to expect much from
>television, despite the propaganda from my industry. Television
>is not an information medium, nor an educational medium. It
>isn't even an entertainment medium. Television is an
>_advertising_ medium, the programs are there to break up the
>commercials, not the other way around.

>We now resume our originally scheduled program. My advise would
>be to go read a book.

I agree read books or look on the web with discerning eyes.
It seems _all_ media is turned one way or another by slanted
reporting, as an X-Conference TV coverage piece shows in a post
later... no mention of the presenters and _their_ proof... just
more cheesy 1950's re-runs and of course Independance Day
footage. Message... aliens are bad... and it's bad and crazy
to be a _believer_ in them.


Robert Williams
http://www.commonsensecentral.net




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