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More about Stewart vs Crossfire

Rick Ellis writes a good piece about the Daily Show, Jon Stewart, Crossfire and Novaks reactions after the fact. I think Rick is dead on when he writes You can see just one small indication of the problems facing old media by looking at the aftermath of Stewart’s “Crossfire” appearance. While Friday’s show received decent […]

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Daily Shows Jon Stewart on Crossfire

Author and fake news anchor Jon Stewart was guest on CNNs Crossfire last friday. Rather than plugging his show and book Stewart took Crossfires Paul Begala and Tucker Carlson to school and said Crossfire was hurting America. The show turned into a discussion about Crossfires and medias failure to make politicians accountable and to ask […]

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Norwegians against Bush

The grass root movement runs an ad in todays Washington Post where the movement articulates that the Norwegian government is not with the people when supporting George W. Bush and his was in Iraq. See the Washington Post ad [PDF] For those of you without PDF reader, I have included the letter in the […]

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How to deal with a spinner

Finally someone has given us an example to follow on how to deal with a spinner. Chris Matthres of the MSNBC program Hardball nails Michelle Malkin to the wall for trying to spin John Kerry as having shot himself to earn a purple heart. DV Guide : HOWTO Deal with a Spinner: MSNBC’s Chris Matthews […]

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Fahrenheit 9/11

New York Times article about Michael Moore award winning movie Fahrenheit 9/11: Frank Rich (NY Times): Michael Moore’s Candid Camera. Of course, Mr. Moore is being selective in what he chooses to include in his movie; he’s a polemicist, not a journalist. But he implicitly raises the issue that much of what we’ve seen elsewhere […]

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Rumsfelds deception

Interesting to note that the Bush government, and Rumsfeld in particular is denouncing ever having made Saddam out to be an immanent threat to the USA. has picked up the ball with the distribution of a video clip they describe like this: Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld got caught blatantly contradicting his past statements, and […]

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