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#101 of 105 OFFLINE   TonyD

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Posted April 23 2013 - 05:56 PM

Piers Morgan and his pronunciations drive me nuts.

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#102 of 105 OFFLINE   schan1269

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Posted April 23 2013 - 06:08 PM

I asked about the Obama/CNN thing because I read about it on The Currant. At times even they can make The Onion look like real/legit news...

#103 of 105 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted April 23 2013 - 06:41 PM

Sam:

 

I can't imagine anyone screwing up a report about something of that magnitude.

 

Then again, someone today hacked the AP's twitter account and created a false report that two bombs went off at the White House and injured the President.  Again, this was a lie.  Apparently the same hacker also tried to infiltrate the AP's wire service to send out false reports.  So, who knows?


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#104 of 105 OFFLINE   Adam Lenhardt

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Posted April 24 2013 - 04:57 AM

NBC (the broadcast news operation, as opposed to MSNBC) had terrific coverage. Pete Williams is the dedicated justice corespondent for NBC, and he really leveraged his contacts in the FBI to great benefit. In the anchor chair, Brian Williams also did a very good job of keeping viewers in the loop as to what information had confirmation and what information was flimsy.

 

On CBS, John Miller had some top-notch background reporting.

 

I wasn't impressed by any of the big three cable news channels.



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Posted May 01 2013 - 11:42 AM

Three more suspects arrested.
They're in court now.

They have text evidence and pack back with fireworks found in a landfill.

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