Decent reporting

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks
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Decent reporting

Postby Positive Passion » 29 Aug 2020, 20:37

Is it my imagine, or is this a decent piece of reporting - fairly even-handed, not sensationalist, detailed, nuanced bavkground information. Why aren't all reports like this?
Feel free to disagree - I may be being too optimistic - or gullible.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/aug/29/riots-rock-malmo-after-far-right-swedish-activists-burn-quran

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Re: Decent reporting

Postby GoogaMooga » 30 Aug 2020, 05:59

The Guardian is 100% leftist. I never read mainstream media anymore.
"When the desert comes, people will be sad; just as Cannery Row was sad when all the pilchards were caught and canned and eaten." - John Steinbeck

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Re: Decent reporting

Postby GoogaMooga » 30 Aug 2020, 06:02

"When the desert comes, people will be sad; just as Cannery Row was sad when all the pilchards were caught and canned and eaten." - John Steinbeck

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Re: Decent reporting

Postby GoogaMooga » 30 Aug 2020, 06:19

I Disapprove of What You Say, But I Will Defend to the Death Your Right to Say It


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https://quoteinvestigator.com/2015/06/01/defend-say/

Voltaire was the pen name of François-Marie Arouet who died in 1778. The earliest evidence of the saying appeared many years afterwards in the 1906 book “The Friends of Voltaire” by S. G. Tallentyre which was the pseudonym of historian Evelyn Beatrice Hall.
"When the desert comes, people will be sad; just as Cannery Row was sad when all the pilchards were caught and canned and eaten." - John Steinbeck

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Re: Decent reporting

Postby northernsky » 30 Aug 2020, 22:53

GoogaMooga wrote:The Guardian is 100% leftist. I never read mainstream media anymore.


Three points: a) No, it really isn’t. b) the MSM on the whole take pride in their research and are pros; *and yet* c) far from all of them are bought by corporate interests.