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

From: Michael Woods <mike.woods.nul>
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2007 10:50:14 -0400
Archived: Sun, 16 Sep 2007 11:32:51 -0400
Subject: Re: No Wonder The Press Won't Cover UFOs Properly


>From: Greg Boone <evolbaby.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2007 01:39:49 -0700
>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>

>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.


Hey Greg,

_No_ argument from me... I genuflect daily at this quote from
Hunter S. Thompson, who can take some of the credit/blame for
the current state of journalism... not, however, TV journalism:


"The TV business is uglier than most things. It is normally
perceived as some kind of cruel and shallow money trench through
the heart of the jouranlism industry, a long plastic hallway
where thieves and pimps run free and good men die like dogs, for
no good reason."


And on a personal note... easy with the tin-foil-hatters
remarks.....

As for Blogs and such, the web and Blogosphere make it easy to
get every possible take on an event, right-wing, left-wing,
centerist, flaming gay druid, left-handed Anglican devil-
worshipper, whatever. I see blogs as the natural evolution of
journalism, matching the industry to the latest technology...
from gossip, to town crier, to pamphlets, to newspapers, to
radio, to tv, to the web.

It's said the truth will set you free. The down side of Blog-
land is you can sure spend your life running in circles, trying
to determine which of the million versions of truth offered
daily are even remotely true.

But by the same light - the VCR did as much to destroy communism
as Reagan's military budget. A videotape could be easily
smuggled and distributed, revealing propaganda for what it was.
Blogs are the VCR of the 21st century with a couple of key
differences - Blogs are global and instantaneous.

My fear is the UFO truth will come out in a Blog... and we won't
be able to recognize the tree because it's hidden by the
screaming forest it stands in.



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