Saturday, December 08, 2007

Fake News - Question EVERYTHING

Its not just email or internet web pages anymore. Television News is increasingly paid entertainment. No better than an infomercial! How the heck are we supposed to know the difference?????

Despite mounting pressure from the public and the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), television stations continue to air sponsored public relations videos without disclosure.

Center for Media and Democracy

"Tyrants become obvious only when looking back, after what they have done becomes known. The German people did not stand up to Hitler because their media betrayed them, just as the American media is betraying the American people by willingly, voluntarily, even proudly, abandoning its traditional role as watchdog against government abuse."

To read the full article click here
(make sure to read paragraph 7!)

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

We need a citizen level watchdog agency. PAID citizens to maintain another level of checks and balances.

I don't want to be responsible for another human catastrophe! Get with it people!