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White House *accurately* listed Fox reporters' affiliation

Started by Grinning Cat. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner 22 hours ago. 2 Replies

A bit of old news, but still worth mentioning here:At the State of the Union lunch in January, reporters' place cards looked like these:Brian Williams NBC NewsDavid Muir ABC NewsScott Pelley CBS…Continue

Tags: State of the Union lunch, State of the Union, SOTU, White House, not news

FOX "science writers" unqualified

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Apr 12. 1 Reply

Let's compare the backgrounds of science writers for Fox and NPRCompare the qualifications of NPR's…Continue

Tags: Faux science news

Click Futility

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jun 24, 2014. 0 Replies

Clicktivism, we've all done it, sent emails to support a cause. Apparently it's useless.…Continue

Tags: political change, internet

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Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 31, 2013 at 12:48am

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 18, 2013 at 5:24pm

CNN pays attention to those poor rapists who were just found guilty. The victims? pffft!

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 17, 2013 at 4:35pm

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 17, 2013 at 4:17pm

Beyond proofreading fail.

Comment by Grinning Cat on March 5, 2013 at 1:31pm

Motivated reasoning: climate denialism hooks into what many of us would like to believe, that we can keep on feasting on an "energy banquet" forever, with continued growth, and so on, and so forth.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on March 5, 2013 at 12:40pm

Comment by Grinning Cat on February 24, 2013 at 10:37pm

I laughed at that generic caption with "NAME HERE" on the air, but feel sorry for the tech who accidentally put it on the live program!

Some photo caption goofs in print media:

http://www.jumbojoke.com/caption_contests_the_denver_post_way.html

http://www.jumbojoke.com/another_caption_gone_wrong.html

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on February 24, 2013 at 1:07pm

Comment by Lillie on November 22, 2012 at 7:29pm

I am really surprised Faux News got 3 right.

Comment by Loren Miller on November 22, 2012 at 5:40am

Problem is, Ruth, Faux Noise's coverage of much everything else is no better than their coverage of climate science.

 

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