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Politics The 4th Estate - Media....is it truth or fiction? TFP pundits will examine.

Discussion in 'Tilted Philosophy, Politics, and Economics' started by rogue49, Nov 5, 2012.

  1. Chris Noyb

    Chris Noyb Get in, buckle up, hang on, & be quiet.

    Location:
    Large City, TX
    ^ My wife.

    Except she tolerates the news only because
    I insist on watching it & reading it.

    Seriously.
     
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  2. rogue49

    rogue49 Tech Kung Fu Artist Staff Member

    Location:
    Baltimore/DC
  3. Chris Noyb

    Chris Noyb Get in, buckle up, hang on, & be quiet.

    Location:
    Large City, TX
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  4. rogue49

    rogue49 Tech Kung Fu Artist Staff Member

    Location:
    Baltimore/DC
    Likely both.
    The devil distracts with truth.
     
  5. rogue49

    rogue49 Tech Kung Fu Artist Staff Member

    Location:
    Baltimore/DC
    Elon Musk Loses It Over Twitter Advertiser Exodus, Threatens ‘Thermonuclear Name & Shame’

    Quit your whining. You shot yourself in the foot, playing with your new "gun" (Twitter, of course)
    Someone should have told you, "you'll shoot your eye out". :rolleyes:

    Arrogance.
    Satisfying the cliché, "Ultimate power corrupts ultimately."
    And your panties are showing...and the true color of them...

    Potentially, racist (there's your South African, I guess)
    Elitist, not opposed to Tyranny (negotiating and cooperating with T and Putin, etc)
    Unrestrained and chaotic...spouting conspiracy, sedition and encouraging it.
    And so on...

    It's irrelevant that you created Tesla, SpaceX, etc...
    Being a shit human to other people, has NO excuses. :mad:

    The shit has hit the fan...you had the diarrhea.
    Going to take a lot to clean up.
    Good luck with that shit.
    Customers don't wanna eat in a place that smells and is unsanitary
    Go figure... :rolleyes:
     
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  6. Chris Noyb

    Chris Noyb Get in, buckle up, hang on, & be quiet.

    Location:
    Large City, TX
    More than a few people have questioned Musk's financing of the Twitter purchase.

    How Elon Musk funded $44 billion Twitter deal

    If Twitter starts/continues bleeding out financially, could we see legitimate investors bailing out? See groups with questionable agendas buy some (more?) control of Twitter?

    It's fun to see Musk's vanity purchase failing, but the fallout could be intensely complicated.
     
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  7. Chris Noyb

    Chris Noyb Get in, buckle up, hang on, & be quiet.

    Location:
    Large City, TX
    Elon Musk's Twitter girds for surge in U.S. midterm election misinformation

    That is a very misleading title. The article shows how Twitter is clearly unprepared for the anticipated* onslaught of misinformation, esp with Musk encouraging people to vote Republican.

    I don't think Musk's timing is an accident.

    * Anticipated is usually red flag for me in what I call real news, as opposed to op-ed news. In this case I think anticipated is based solidly in fact.

    Mentioning Twitter & op-ed...
    How long will it be before NPD Trump is allowed (welcomed with open arms) to post again? From what I can tell NPD Trump has none or very little of his own money invested in Truth Social; he'll walk away from TS the same as he has many of his vanity projects.
     
  8. Chris Noyb

    Chris Noyb Get in, buckle up, hang on, & be quiet.

    Location:
    Large City, TX
    https://theconversation.com/how-the...-his-new-run-for-president-responsibly-194122

    Thomas E. Patterson offers some solid -- and conflicting -- advice on how journalists can cover NPD Trump.

    Much of what NPD Trump says can be clearly shown to be false, but he also mixes fact, fiction, & opinion. Refuting those comments frequently involves, I'll say requires, at least some op-ed from journalists. When statements aren't black or white, or right or wrong, the gray area has to be explained.

    There would be one very clear way to reduce NPD Trump's presence in the news: Don't give him coverage simply because he says and/or writes something stupid or outrageous. The downside of this when his comments hit social media there would be little or no challenge to their validity.
     
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