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Posted: 9/6/2004 6:03:53 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/6/2004 6:10:44 PM EST by Tortfeasor]
they are the only media outlet covering the Arab slaughter in Darfur region in the Sudan....They were the only outlet regularly covering the Russion/Chechyn conflict till last week.

Contrast this with the regular media completely ignoring the global reach of arabic/muslim extremism.....

What do you guys think?

EDITED TO ADD: I agree they have a left leaning slant, but I am comparing them to CNN, MSNBC, even FOX......did FOX talk about Darfur or the Chechyns a month ago? NO, they talked about freaking scott peterson.....
Link Posted: 9/6/2004 6:05:23 PM EST
I think the silence of the main stream media is deafening.

Link Posted: 9/6/2004 6:07:32 PM EST
I've also NEVER heard their news refer to "the holy city of " Najaf.



Link Posted: 9/6/2004 6:07:33 PM EST
I still think they have a liberal slant ... especially in election coverage.

Link Posted: 9/6/2004 6:08:27 PM EST

Originally Posted By Tortfeasor:
What do you guys think?


i think NPR is an extreme left wing news outlet.
Link Posted: 9/6/2004 6:10:19 PM EST
I prefer going in to know news is slanted liberal but since i know that I can form my own opinions.

I like them as a source of news because they cover plenty of the world that everyone else ignores. I also like to monitor the BBC.
Link Posted: 9/6/2004 6:12:48 PM EST
they still have interesting if not sometimes annoying stuff. I personally like Science Friday
Link Posted: 9/6/2004 6:20:13 PM EST
Janus does not even know what station NPR is on. He also believes it's not hard to have a greater worldwide view than Big Media.
Link Posted: 9/6/2004 6:22:02 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/6/2004 6:30:03 PM EST

Originally Posted By DigDug:

Originally Posted By Janus:
Janus does not even know what station NPR is on. He also believes it's not hard to have a greater worldwide view than Big Media.



I miss the_neutral_observer already.



swingset agrees
Link Posted: 9/6/2004 6:34:22 PM EST

Originally Posted By swingset:

Originally Posted By DigDug:

Originally Posted By Janus:
Janus does not even know what station NPR is on. He also believes it's not hard to have a greater worldwide view than Big Media.



I miss the_neutral_observer already.



swingset agrees




Johnny_Reno hates all the third person crap. He believes that all who do it are asshats.
Link Posted: 9/6/2004 7:07:49 PM EST
NPR covers a wide variety of subjects, much wider than the TV news networks. They simply do it from a socialist perspective.
Link Posted: 9/6/2004 7:12:36 PM EST
The BBC often bashes American Fpforeign policy so badly that you'd think it was a comedy sketch. But they're being serious. NPR is one of the only radio news stations I can get around here.
Link Posted: 9/6/2004 7:19:38 PM EST

Originally Posted By Johnny_Reno:

Originally Posted By swingset:

Originally Posted By DigDug:

Originally Posted By Janus:
Janus does not even know what station NPR is on. He also believes it's not hard to have a greater worldwide view than Big Media.



I miss the_neutral_observer already.



swingset agrees




Johnny_Reno hates all the third person crap. Johnny_Reno believes that all who do it are asshats.



Leelaw fixed for you.
Link Posted: 9/6/2004 7:22:17 PM EST
I listen to NPR all the time. They have some interesting NON political stories. Even those that are, I find, are CLOSE to being even handed for the most part. I like when they have direct interviews with men inthe field who are almost 98% for the war and what they are there for. It is not as bad as alot make it out to be.

S.O.
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