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

From: Greg Boone <evolbaby.nul>
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2007 01:39:49 -0700
Archived: Sun, 16 Sep 2007 10:04:41 -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

>>From: Greg Boone <Evolbaby.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2007 18:08:07 EDT
>>Subject: No Wonder The Press Won't Cover UFOs Properly

<snip>

>>I swear, the only way we'll get UFOs to the top of the news heap
>>is if some famous black guy or famous dumb blonde woman gets
>>involved in UFOs. As soon as that happens the new reporters will
>>be beating a path to the nearest ufologist's door, aliens will
>>land on the White House lawn, the Pope will emerge with a
>>Martian on either arm, and the evening news will be hosted by
>>James Arness dressed up like the movie alien monster he
>>portrayed, The Thing.

>After 20 plus years as a reporter, news producer and news
>writer, the only thing I can add is that James Arness won't need
>a lot of make-up to look like the Thing now. He's 84 and has to
>be the tallest fogey in the old folks home.

<snip>

Thanks Mike,

I too worked in mainstream news for decades. I can't believe it
was that long.

I'm beginning to think that only a select few newspeople are
given the real deal on UFOs and are smart enough not to cover
them except in a light hearted way.

Any other way means the unemployment line.

News in this country took a turn for the worse in the early
80's.  I was there, I saw it. It's been a controlled whore house
ever since.  It's a shame too as the crusading journalists of
the 1970's soon faded out to the corporate hush mouths and butt
kissers of the 80's and 90's.  Now the true journalists are on
websites and blogs and the people LOVE them.  Not only do the
people go to the web journalists but the ratings and advertising
revenue is the envy of the news industry.  Another goody is that
the web journalists are winning!  Often called conspiracy
theorists and tin-foil hatters, their data is proving out to be
as accurate as the mainstream and in many cases far more in
depth.

I didn't check to see if Walter Cronkite had a blog but if he
does I'll go subscribe.

I had a conversation recently with some journalist pals about
the UFO issue. It's still off topic and I was told the greatest
fear was that some blogger would break the big story and every
mainstream news service would die a rapid death because the
people of Earth would no longer trust them.  That was pretty
surprising and said to me that soon some news will break. It's a
no-win situation for the press because if they don't, someone
else will.  If they do, they have a lot of explaining to do.

Keep a fair weather eye out mateys!


Best,

Greg



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