Re: US Tragedy

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Date: Fri Sep 21 2001 - 16:48:45 BST

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    >From: Chris Taylor <>
    >Subject: Re: US Tragedy
    >Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2001 13:04:13 +0100
    > > Over here we have "FoxNews" which I used to like at first, but it has
    > > a highly right wing slanted network IMO. If anybody has seen that early
    > > morning "memefest" called "Fox and Friends" they might concur. Anybody
    > > media studies should take a close look at that show and the subtle (or
    > > so subtle?) spin.
    >You can't move for Rupert bloody Murdoch. Sky News (his effort in the
    >UK) is sensationalist, under-researched shite. The other day (pre all
    >this) they said that the American 'Anti-Terrorist Force' had been
    >involved in some internal security issue (militia-related I think). The
    >ATF is the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Fireamrms FFS. Idiots. We get a
    >feed from Fox News each day for a bit too, and that looks like it's
    >descending into the same vein (although he's had less time to fk them
    He has help from Roger Ailes who had some connection with Rush Limbaugh's TV
    show IIRC and with Bush Sr. and Nixon. I tried looking something substantive
    up on the web highlighting the leanings FoxNews may have, but all I could
    find were rants by left-wingers. Two wrongs don't make a right.
    >Thank a randomly selected god for the BBC. C-SPAN is ok too (although I
    >think they wallow in their own worthiness just a little). I wish I could
    >find the time to read more of the world media though. BBC radio is good
    >(you can get 4 and 5 over the web...). CNN is usually good too, the
    >contrast between CNN USA and CNN World is clear at the moment though.

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