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Do You Think That CNN Distorts News About Trump?

Discussion in 'North American Politics' started by Ellen Brown, Aug 22, 2019.

  1. Ellen Brown

    Ellen Brown Well-Known Member
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    In an effort to get some balance to what I read in the news, I read CNN, and go to BBC. I go to KSL (A Utah Station) and KOIN (A Portland, Oregon Station). If I'm investigating Middle Eastern news, I go to Gulf News, and Arab News in English.

    I avoid Fox News, but should I?
     
  2. MikeDwight

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    Seeing as Trump is a failed reality show and not really president. At all. There isn't a reality where Trump exists as President.
     
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    Won according to the rules. The rules do not change just because you do not like the results.
     
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    Avoid CNN and Fox. Both are propaganda for the respective parties.
     
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  5. MikeDwight

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    Oh ya? Obama got bandanas and crazy street kamikaze negros, and this guy doesn't exist. He's honey pot for BS for I don't know, people that are temporarily disliked by the Elite Citizenry, from a day to half a day range.
     
  6. Father Heathen

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    What?
     
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  7. MikeDwight

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    Nobody's lying. They're online, get your blue Obama doorag and sweatpants and tell everybody, hey, I'm indistinguishable from political partisan.
     
  8. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    I had watched the Australian sitcom Frontline.

    After that, the news and news reporting took on a whole different meaning for me.
     
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    Personally i avoid Fox New and mostly believe that CNN talk truth about how Trump actually are.
    But it look like Fox news stopped supporting Trump blindly, and now more and more Fox hostes are seeing Trumps lies.
     
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  10. Howard Is

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    Cool. I love that show. The same crew do a show called Utopia which is airing in Australia now. You’ll appreciate it if you can find it. Maybe you can can access iView online, that’s the ABC streaming site.

    The multi-award winning comedy about good government gone bad “ according to the ABC.
     
  11. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    I usually go through BBC America.
     
  12. SA Huguenot

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    CNN distorts?
    Never, they speak the truth man!
    They will never allow any opiniated propaganda against Trump or the people of the USA.
    Lemon is a straight, straight cut journalist! he never lies, of formulate trick questions, mistreats black minnisters and so on.
    Cumo and Anderson are perhaps the best ever journalists the world has seen. They are never guilty of fabricating lies against a president.
    Stelter and Acosta makes everyone stand still when speaking about reality! I have never found them being disrespectfull to any White house correspondents or and President of the USA.

    CNN has such high values concerning journalism, that the whole of the uSA subscribes to their channel.
    the American people trusts CNN soooo much, they even refust to subscribe to Fox news.
    Now the ratings proves that CNN is the alpha and omega when reporting the news.

    Just go on the www and you can see for yourself how everyone in the USA follows CNN over the past 5 years.
    I mean guys, they grew by 48% year over year!
    The ratings says something, doesnt it?
     
  13. tytlyf

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    I don't avoid Fox, I watch it more than anything else. I get my news from "news.google.com" which presents all news with multiple headlines/sources for each story.

    "Do You Think That CNN Distorts News About Trump?"
    I don't think they intentionally would do that. Fox intentionally distorts news.

    This is an easy topic, give us a CNN story and let's fact check it to see if it's distorted/fake?
     
  14. Kangaroo Feathers

    Kangaroo Feathers Hardline moderate

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    Individually, each word makes perfect sense
     
  15. Left Coast

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    Pretty much all of cable news is a wasteland these days, although Fox is the worst - you're not missing much. CNN online stories are fine for basic headline news. Reuters has become my favorite outlet for as close to "just the facts maam" journalism as you can really find these days. And they have good foreign coverage too which is helpful.
     
  16. Kangaroo Feathers

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    Al Jazeera and the BBC world service are pretty good
     
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  17. fantome profane

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    You need to separate out the news form the commentary. CNN online news articles are pretty good, but if you are watching hours of talking heads on any station you are going to get a distorted impression.
     
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  18. 9-10ths_Penguin

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    CNN has much less left/right political bias than Fox News, but they seem really light on reporting (as opposed to commentary).

    Media Bias Chart: Version 4.0 - ad fontes media

    I don't personally watch CNN much. I tend to get even US news from Canadian sources (e.g. the CBC or CTV news channels) unless it's a special occasion, like watching live American election results or something.
     
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    CNN does have a strong anti-Trump bias, no doubt, but I really don't catch them making "alternative facts" like Fox does on a regular basis. I go way out of my way to make sure that I get my news from multiple sources, including foreign.
     
  20. Ellen Brown

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    I like CBC a lot but they are cranky about Americans being on their pages, and contributing.
     
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