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#2882254 - 12/02/18 10:50 AM Re: False claim of Trump Jr. legal jeopardy forces NPR to issue correction [Re: CharmingSophisticate]
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Wait did that actually happen? roflmao roflmao
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#2882384 - 12/02/18 06:22 PM Re: False claim of Trump Jr. legal jeopardy forces NPR to issue correction [Re: 1whoknows]
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Originally Posted By: 1whoknows
Originally Posted By: manbearpig
Funny because you dont see any amount of retractions and corrections coming from the White House yet we all know theres been far more false and incorrect information coming from them than any of the media outlets.


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#2882386 - 12/02/18 06:31 PM Re: False claim of Trump Jr. legal jeopardy forces NPR to issue correction [Re: manbearpig]
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Originally Posted By: manbearpig
Funny because you dont see any amount of retractions and corrections coming from the White House yet we all know theres been far more false and incorrect information coming from them than any of the media outlets.


And that's why the media needs to keep them in check.

That's their job.

You do that with responsible reporting.

Trump got all the ammo he needed to whine endlessly about them because the media gave him a thousand round box labeled FAKE NEWS during the first year of his presidency.

Somehow they still don't get it.
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#2882387 - 12/02/18 06:38 PM Re: False claim of Trump Jr. legal jeopardy forces NPR to issue correction [Re: casa_mugrienta]
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I would say that correcting mistakes is a part of responsible journalism.
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#2882443 - 12/02/18 10:39 PM Re: False claim of Trump Jr. legal jeopardy forces NPR to issue correction [Re: manbearpig]
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Originally Posted By: manbearpig
I would say that correcting mistakes is a part of responsible journalism.


It absolutely is.

But there's also the responsible reporting aspect. And the job of the responsible editor to ensure the vetting of anonymous sources is done right. And considering the political climate is part of that vetting.

Never in recent history have there been so many stories retracted about a presidential administration. Those retractions helped Trump rally his base.
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#2882447 - 12/02/18 11:03 PM Re: False claim of Trump Jr. legal jeopardy forces NPR to issue correction [Re: casa_mugrienta]
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And yet, to sound repetitive, the base has no problem with that lack of humility/responsibility to correct false or incorrect information from the current administration.

Hypocrisy at all time high.
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#2882451 - 12/02/18 11:39 PM Re: False claim of Trump Jr. legal jeopardy forces NPR to issue correction [Re: manbearpig]
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Originally Posted By: manbearpig
And yet, to sound repetitive, the base has no problem with that lack of humility/responsibility to correct false or incorrect information from the current administration.

Hypocrisy at all time high.
I take it that you got to keep your doctor?
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#2882470 - 12/03/18 06:43 AM Re: False claim of Trump Jr. legal jeopardy forces NPR to issue correction [Re: manbearpig]
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Originally Posted By: manbearpig
And yet, to sound repetitive, the base has no problem with that lack of humility/responsibility to correct false or incorrect information from the current administration.

Hypocrisy at all time high.


The left wing media is the proverbial "Boy who cried wolf". They have created a situation where people's first (and correct) instinct is to not trust a word they say. They've done this to themselves.
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#2882471 - 12/03/18 07:12 AM Re: False claim of Trump Jr. legal jeopardy forces NPR to issue correction [Re: GromsDad]
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Thanks for proving my point foreheadslap
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#2882474 - 12/03/18 07:48 AM Re: False claim of Trump Jr. legal jeopardy forces NPR to issue correction [Re: manbearpig]
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Originally Posted By: manbearpig
And yet, to sound repetitive, the base has no problem with that lack of humility/responsibility to correct false or incorrect information from the current administration.

Hypocrisy at all time high.


You're deflecting.

It's irrelevant what Trump's base feels about whatever nonsense the White House says or the glaring hypocrisy.

The rest of us do not listen to politicians to get the truth. We listen to the press.

When the press fails in responsible reporting it's a problem.

You realize it's not just Trump's base who thinks the press has a problem right?

Trump would have dug his grave a long time ago. But the press chose to be adversarial instead and predictably Trump ate it up and made it his brand.
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#2882475 - 12/03/18 07:51 AM Re: False claim of Trump Jr. legal jeopardy forces NPR to issue correction [Re: GromsDad]
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The press chose sides and threw any sense of ethics out the window. Nearly every story is spun as "how can we damage Trump with this one" and if there isn't an angle where they can use the story to bash the president or it is a net positive for the president they bury it.
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#2882476 - 12/03/18 07:51 AM Re: False claim of Trump Jr. legal jeopardy forces NPR to issue correction [Re: GromsDad]
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It would be nice if the retards screaming fake news about every story they don't like held their media sources to the same high standard. Trump and his rubes have turned projection into an artform.

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#2882477 - 12/03/18 07:53 AM Re: False claim of Trump Jr. legal jeopardy forces NPR to issue correction [Re: mundus]
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Originally Posted By: mundus
It would be nice if the retards screaming fake news about every story they don't like held their media sources to the same high standard. Trump and his rubes have turned projection into an artform.


Laughable based on the shear volume of dishonest media coming from the left.
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#2882479 - 12/03/18 07:54 AM Re: False claim of Trump Jr. legal jeopardy forces NPR to issue correction [Re: GromsDad]
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Originally Posted By: GromsDad
Originally Posted By: mundus
It would be nice if the retards screaming fake news about every story they don't like held their media sources to the same high standard. Trump and his rubes have turned projection into an artform.


Laughable based on the shear volume of dishonest media coming from the left.
Fake News!

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#2882483 - 12/03/18 08:54 AM Re: False claim of Trump Jr. legal jeopardy forces NPR to issue correction [Re: casa_mugrienta]
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Originally Posted By: casa_mugrienta
Originally Posted By: manbearpig
And yet, to sound repetitive, the base has no problem with that lack of humility/responsibility to correct false or incorrect information from the current administration.

Hypocrisy at all time high.


You're deflecting.

It's irrelevant what Trump's base feels about whatever nonsense the White House says or the glaring hypocrisy.

The rest of us do not listen to politicians to get the truth. We listen to the press.

When the press fails in responsible reporting it's a problem.

You realize it's not just Trump's base who thinks the press has a problem right?

Trump would have dug his grave a long time ago. But the press chose to be adversarial instead and predictably Trump ate it up and made it his brand.





I agree the press is biased. That is the profit motive at work. And the rush to get the story out first.

But to say it's exclusively lefty bias is not accurate.

Also, if they correct the error, that is the fair response.
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