Media Scrutiny Theater 2012: Nevada

Friday, October 19, 2012 - 01:28 PM

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I appreciate that you, Brooke and Bob, are willing to call a spade a spade. To the two Andrews, I understand the point that you are making, if you have an ad or ads that you think would be good fodder upon the Democratic side, bring them forward. We can all laugh, together.

Nov. 24 2012 09:47 PM

8 of 10 of "Media Scrutiny Theater" Since Sept 2012 are acting as democratic ads paid for by public funds! VERY DANGEROUS. please delete these, or alternate making fun of a democratic attack ad with a republican ad...

but please be a little more balanced, for example, the "American Native" skit was fluff, it was ancillary, it is a non issue, making fun of someones insignificant claim of being a native american does not compare to calling a guy a violent thug.

I am liberal too! I just see this as a significant legal issue, and totally inappropriate use of public funds to tear apart republican campaign ads right before an election (unless you equally tear apart Dem ads). So i would suggest you just stay out of political ads if you want to remain unbiased just before an election!

Oct. 22 2012 12:37 AM
Andrew from fort lauderdale

I thought NPR was an unbiased news source? the last 10 "Media Scrutiny Theater", 8 are attacking republicans ads. The other two are weak critiques of democrats that do not tear up their platform. They critique insignificant, ancillary issues.

This shows bias. The timing and the honest emotion and sarcasm from Bob an Brooke aimed only at republicans is bad form. Their off the cuff remarks that show their inner feeling more than the highly scripted typical npr stories. As a libertarian leaning socially liberal huge fan of NPR, this is a little unnerving. It shows deep deep bias that may effect how you report "unbiased" stories. Can i trust your word anymore?

(from "Does NPR have a liberal bias?") Brooke: "i could not find a METRIC to apply to the answer", how bout that one... 8 of 10 stories just before the election of "Media Scrutiny Theatre" are leading a "lets rebut Republican ads" team.

Brooke finding out if NPR has a bias is letting a boston redsox fan call balls and strikes for a boston home game hosting the yankees.

Oct. 22 2012 12:02 AM

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