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Palin Demands Retraction from TIME ...and gets it

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by carpro, Feb 15, 2011.

  1. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member

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    http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/pub...es-of-her-time-about-its-false-reporting.html

    Palin Gives Time A Few Minutes of Her Time About Its False 'Reporting'

    The media is so sure that only the worst about Palin could possibly be true that false stories, out right lies, and even comedy bits are constantly presented as actual news. Time Magazine is the latest to fall into that trap by reporting a satirical Internet posting about Sarah Palin as hard news. It all just goes to prove that Sarah Palin lives in the heads of the
    Old Media and it must be awfully cramped up there.

    Last week on Time Mag's Celebrity Newsfeed, Nick Carbone reported satire as fact only to make a "correction" days later. Carbone had fallen for a "tongue-in-cheek" Internet posting that joked that in an interview with Fox News personality Sean Hannity Palin said she wanted to deport Christina Aguilera for screwing up the National Anthem at the opening of the Superbowl.

    Time's Carbone was outraged by this.
     
  2. Aaron

    Aaron Member

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    They didn't "fall" into anything. "Old Media" only pretends to have integrity and fully intends to asassinate the character of anyone who stands against the Marxist agenda with slander and libel if necessary if they can get away with it.

    They simply overestimated their chances, that's all.
     
  3. targus

    targus New Member

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    It's not just "old media".
     
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  4. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member

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    He will never admit he was had.:smilewinkgrin:
     
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  5. billwald

    billwald New Member

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    >Originally Posted by carpro
    >Time Magazine is the latest to fall into that trap by reporting a satirical Internet posting about Sarah Palin as hard news.

    NOT that anyone on baptistboard.com understands satire or any other literary form more complex than "See Dick run up the hill. See Jane run after Dick."
     
  6. targus

    targus New Member

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    Ever tire of playing the troll?

    BTW - shouldn't you have learned how to use the "quote" function by now?
     
  7. billwald

    billwald New Member

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    No.

    I don't care to use the quote function.
     
  8. targus

    targus New Member

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    I must admit that there is some symmetry in your posts being as unreadable in format as they are in content. :laugh:
     
  9. North Carolina Tentmaker

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    Except for you of course Bill.

    Besides, if Jane was really a Christians she would never run after Dick. Or allow herself to take a position of authority over him.

    And we are the ones you say don't understand satire?
     
  10. glfredrick

    glfredrick New Member

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    Not to mention the satirical name chosen for the one Jane purportedly chases after...
     
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