Proof that the news is scripted

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+11 1. Gondy10 commented 4 years ago

Can someone put on a subtitle on this one.. Didn't get any line... :x :x >:) >:)
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+6 2. kirkelicious commented 4 years ago

Wait, you call this "news" on your side of the pond?
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+3 3. thundersnow commented 4 years ago

#2 Yes, news at its best, they just forgot the daily murders and house fires. :P
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+3 4. Rickspinion commented 4 years ago

I am impressed.
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+8 5. Austin commented 4 years ago

Given how American media (i.e tele, newspapers and radio) has consolidated down to a few large corporate owners and media empires – how can this homogenization of message, content and delivery be any sort of surprise? Of course it is all scripted now. Proper reporters and investigative journalists have been deliberately downsized to save money, feel good wire stories are now presented as news, and then talking heads read the scripts presented in their teleprompters. Go one step further and add in political agendas and you get the epitome of brilliantly scripted messaging seen with Fox news. The 4th estate has been systematically and deliberately gutted and this is what we have ended up with. Sadly.
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+6 6. evil666 commented 4 years ago

Even in the newspaper you will read the same words as what you hear on TV. This is because the news has came from one source - Reuter, AFT, etc. News anchors read the same article/script so you hear the same across TV stations.
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0 7. thundersnow commented 4 years ago

Yes, I agree that is a very sad development, the times of good and critical news reporting, like Walter Cronkite for example, seems to be a thing of the past. I sometimes wonder where you could find the best news, what about BBC? It seems better and more informative than US news channels. I do like NPR and PBS here. What do others here think?
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0 8. sunnydaze4me commented 4 years ago

#7 Walter Cronkite? He was a mouthpiece for the One World Order movement and a self-admitted left-winger who was proud of that bias. During the 1964 political conventions CBS replaced Cronkite as news anchor because of his slanted reporting.
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+1 9. LQoQK commented 4 years ago

or they use google
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+1 10. thundersnow commented 4 years ago

#8 Makes you wonder if there was/is ever unbiased info anywhere out there...thanks for the info #8 :) ..also need to look more into that, because I really don't know that much about that time...
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-1 11. 1010010010101 commented 4 years ago

So, the job of a dumb newsreader is just to read an Autocue?
Hold the Front Page.