Please to change the “changed debate”?

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

Via Media Matters, a new campaign to Change the Debate:

With few exceptions, the media figures who moderated the presidential primary debates focused on campaign gaffes, political tactics, and personal issues and, as a result, critical issues were pushed aside fack ju göhte 1 ganzer film herunterladen. While the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq raged, the mortgage crisis gathered steam, and nearly 50 million Americans continued to go without health insurance, the debate moderators focused on frivolous and trivial matters, far removed from the issues the public wanted to hear about videosen facebook.

Over the course of 31 debates and 2,300 questions, candidates running to be their party’s nominee for president were asked a total of:

* One question about warrantless wiretapping
* Two questions about declining wages
* Three questions about conservation and renewable energy
* Six questions about the growing crisis in the mortgage industry
* One question about how the candidates would keep the economy going if terrorists attacked our shopping malls

Sign the petition and tell them to Change the Debate

When you sign the petition, Media Matters gives you the opportunity to specify which issues are of particular importance to you tax return solothurn 2017.

They include:

* Abortion
* Afghanistan
* Civil Rights/Torture
* Crime
* Economy
* Education
* Energy
* Environment
* Food Safety
* Health Care
* Infrastructure
* Iraq
* Science/Technology
* Social Security
* Terrorism
* Trade

The one issue that ranks top on my list – animal rights – didn’t make the cut herunterladen. Nor did a watered-down version, such as “animal welfare” or “animal agriculture.” The closest runner-ups are “food safety” and “environment.” Neither of which get to, ahem, the “meat” of the matter sims 3 klamotten kostenlosen.

Nice try, Media Matters, but no dice. You’d think putting Palin on the ticket would bring animal issues – if not to the forefront – at least into the national consciousness fairytale free mp3 download. But I guess you’d be wrong, then.


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Updated to add: you can find Media Matters’ report – Change the Debate: How Gaffes, Games, & Gotchas Dominated the 2008 Presidential Primary Debates – here msv duisburg wallpaper kostenlos.

Media Matters: Global Warming – CNN has crossed the line…

Saturday, May 5th, 2007

Via Media Matters:

Global Warming – CNN has crossed the line…

On May 2, CNN Headline News aired the special Exposed: The Climate of Fear hörspiel gratis downloaden. The program was hosted by Glenn Beck, whose long history of factual distortions on global warming has been well documented by Media Matters. (Read more about the special.)

Use the following contact information to tell CNN that this issue is too important to get the facts wrong and mislead the American people pdf blender kostenlos.

One CNN Center
Box 105366
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-827-1500
Fax: 404-827-1906

Read more…

Beck’s global warming special dominated by industry-funded “experts,” serial misinformers

CNN’s Beck: A Climate of Smear

CNN host channeled Beck on global warming: “[T]he cause and how we can help is something that is up for debate”