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Posted by AdLib On Jun - 13 - 2017 7 COMMENTS
talking heads

A new MSM motto may be adapted from an old cliche (that G.W. Bush is famous for messing up), “Fool me once shame on you. Fool me twice, works for me if our ratings go up!”

Posted by AdLib On Nov - 19 - 2015 10 COMMENTS
MSNBC-ISIS fear

Asked to comment, ISIS officials released a statement calling for the death of all infidels and thanking the cable news stations for helping to create a valuable synergy that will be great for all of their bottom lines for many years to come.

Posted by AdLib On Jul - 9 - 2015 24 COMMENTS
Trump1

MSTRUMP will begin their programming by repeating their interview with Trump every other hour. In between, hosts will show clips of the interview and along with guest pundits, will make funny faces, shake their heads and look right into the camera to ask viewers, “Can you believe this?”

Posted by AdLib On Mar - 4 - 2015 21 COMMENTS
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This post is a rarity here at PlanetPOV, our posts always present original content but this remarkable episode of Vice reveals such a major breakthrough on the prospects of not treating but curing cancer, it deserves to be seen by as many people as possible.

Posted by AdLib On Feb - 11 - 2015 9 COMMENTS
jon_stewart

As a 21st Century Will Rogers, Stewart has spoken truth to those in power with an astoundingly consistent and brilliant wit and much to his own surprise, became the primary source of news for a generation.

Posted by pinkpantheroz On Dec - 21 - 2014 10 COMMENTS
noah purcell2

Fellow Planeteers, you greeted my article on my Dad with such kindness that I thought I would do something extra, which was to include my Mum. Here’s a wonderful video tribute to my Dad, shown on what would have been his 100th Birthday in 2000 on Irish Television. She is featured prominently, with all her stories!

Categories: Speakers' Corner, TV
Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Oct - 24 - 2014 37 COMMENTS
Fox News Mini

The Core Thesis: Authoritarian people have a stronger emotional need for an outlet like Fox, where they can find affirmation and escape factual challenges to their beliefs.

Posted by MurphTheSurf3 On Feb - 25 - 2013 32 COMMENTS
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The Little Golden Guys shine on a night with a few surprises, including the “natural” pairing of Jack Nicholson and Michelle Obama.

Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Film, TV
Posted by bito On Jun - 11 - 2012 14 COMMENTS
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It was news! But was it? No, it was what the Republicans saying what they thought that was what the president was saying. Not news, spin but the spin has now became the news.

Categories: News & Politics, The Media, TV
Posted by AdLib On Sep - 8 - 2011 277 COMMENTS
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Join us tonight to live blog during Pres. Obama’s Jobs Speech before a joint session of Congress. Until then, feel free to comment about your thoughts about what he should say, what we should do to get our economy back on track and how all of this connects with the 2012 elections.

Posted by Marion On Aug - 20 - 2011 79 COMMENTS

        Two sides of the same coin. Hot air. Update:  Actually, I learned something from this exercise that shouldn’t have surprised me, but which sparked a memory: Rush Limbaugh, expostulating about MSNBC, is positively astounded at the change in Chris Matthews. Chris Matthews! Seems that Chris, at […]

Posted by Marion On Jul - 30 - 2011 6 COMMENTS

Would the real Bill Maher please stand up? Who is he? I want to know. Is he a comedian or a political pundit? Is he a Progressive (as he claims he is), a libertarian (as he’s been on record in the past as saying) or a closet Republican (he did […]

Posted by jkkFL On Jul - 9 - 2011 27 COMMENTS
fatal attractions

Is there a person who hasn’t visited a zoo, or watched a documentary, and said “Oh, How adorable, how cool, how awesome…I want one! That would be me! I love giraffes, (and I’m 5’ tall -go figure!! ) I love tigers, manatees, lions, leopards, panthers, cheetahs, jaguars, and meerkats. Would […]

Posted by Marion On Jun - 25 - 2011 30 COMMENTS
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So I understand Keith Olbermann, the multimillionaire media egotist and ex-sportscaster who deems himself eminently qualified to comment on political affairs, whose resurrected show Countdown is an echo chamber of one-sided thought with no room for debate and no tolerance for any divergence of opinion, ended his first program on […]

Posted by AdLib On Jun - 21 - 2011 25 COMMENTS
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This is a rare opportunity to strengthen our nation’s democracy simply by watching tv.

Posted by Marion On May - 31 - 2011 17 COMMENTS
I'm a media star!

She’s a side show, a carnival barker, a hoyden of ignorance who’s also skillful at subtlely reminding people of equal ignorance what differentiates between their real America and the Europhiliacs of coastal elitism, without offering any tangible solutions to these people’s real problems

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