Skip to comments.It's Time For A Direct Assault Against the MSM (action alert)
Posted on 08/30/2012 1:05:35 PM PDT by jmstein7
It has not been done before. The general wisdom is that you don't attack people who buy ink by the barrel. This "general wisdom" no longer obtains, for it is no longer "general" nor "wise." The media is a biased as it's going to be, and things will only get worse through November. Despite the rise of the New Media, the MSM is still having a massive influence on coloring coverage of this election. And they have to be stopped now - they have to become the story. Consider...
According to Breitbart:
Among voters watching the Republican National Convention itself, 67% of voters had a more favorable impression. However, among voters who are only watching the nightly news coverage of the RNC, 72% had a less favorable impression. It should be noted that the poll was conducted before Paul Ryan's acceptance speech last night, so these results should be considered preliminary. That said, the difference between those who watched the convention and those who simply watched the news of the convention is striking.
Absolutely ... an “in your face” rebuttal of their lies needs to be seen by as many as we can reach
Absolutely ... an “in your face” rebuttal of their lies and their breathtaking liberal bias needs to be seen by as many as we can reach
Our society is dividing. The far left fringe listens to the MSNBC/CBS/ABC/PBS/NPR echo chamber, where they only hear how wonderful leftism must be. Decent, patriotic Americans listen to Fox and read sites like FR. The two sides start any discussion from different basic facts and completely incompatible values. I suspect the next few years will not be pretty.
calling now and have sent mail and now lets see if everyone on here can actually do this and stop this media from being biased or shall we see most just give up and still log on here complaining about the media being baised but knowing they have neevr done a thing to stop the biased media
I agree. We need to be extremely aggressive. “Get in their faces” “they got a knife, you get a gun”
The only way out, as I see it, is for some of the true conservative jillionaires to band together and purchase a few of the major lamestream media outlets. Absent that, the media will continue to abuse the First Amendment and pump out their biased, collectivist vitriol.
Ink by the barrel is no match for bits by the terabyte. Numbnuts.
Just some headline from Republican administrations vs Democrats would help:
Republican Administration:-Unemployment LEAPS fom 5.0% to 5.4%- “The worst economy since the Hoover administration”—under Dems: “10% is just the New Normal”—— “Unemployment allows for more Family Time.”
A lot more, of course.
“Absolutely ... an in your face rebuttal of their lies needs to be seen by as many as we can reach”
A good start would be telling the SRM that our candidates will not show up for these Obama butt-kissing, dog and pony show debates if they are moderated by members of the enemydia! Have either neutral, fully approved by both sides moderators, or moderators from both sides. ie Rush, Mark Levin and whoever the SRM want. Otherwise tell them they will have either dead air, or live TV of Obozo playing with himself!! The media are our enemy and want to damage R&R. They do it every day. Why give them the chance to do it right to the candidate’s faces! Don’t let them set the agenda and control the message!!!!
I can’t see the downside of standing them up and saying why.
I think we need to hit the MSM in their fat pockets.
Boycott every advertiser on the MSM news programs. And I mean a project in which family/conservative groups PLEDGE to never purchase another product from the offending advertisers again. Never. This is a life long irrevocable pledge.
If enough of us do that then we drain their cash flow enough to matter.
Here’s an idea. Dress up like ass-holes and demonstrate in front of the New York Times building.
agree, send mail to their sponsors, tell them that they are not telling the truth to their viewers and we should not clock onto their channels again as it adds viewing figures for them.
The only way to get them to do their job is hurt them in the pocket and send mail, calling to them
They question whether the convention should even be happening with hurricane Isaac hitting New Orleans. Do you think they will question the wisdom of holding the DNC while thousands are homeless or without power in the storm's aftermath next week?
Will the "news" media skip any speeches given by minorities, or highlight them, and say that the repubs should have had more minority speakers (!). I wouldn't put it past them.
Yes, there is a war going on. It's America versus the "news" media, and when R&R are inaugurated, they better start bypassing the "news" media in favor of other forms of communication (this is the 21st century!).
You can be sure October will have an all out massive blitz by the "news" media for their boy king and it ain't gonna' be pretty!
I agree with the boycott idea, it’s time.
Conservatives, after all, are the middle class. There’s only so many limousine liberals and welfare queens don’t have a lot of discretionary income.
My husband and I, after saving for a while, are going to make a big purchase of a new memory foam bed. I really wanted the sleep number version, but I’m writing them a letter to tell them that sorry, I really wanted to buy their bed, but because they kow-towed to leftists I’ll be purchasing from a competitor.
If we really could implement this the entire media outlook would change in a hurry. I’m tellin’ ‘ya - we are the consumers.
good for you.
My wife and I do the same and if everyone on here, other conservative sites and those who listen to talk radio ten we would have an impact.
We are the majority but sadly the silent majority and we need to be vocal, whether it is the homosexual agenda or homosexuals on nearly every program today to those companies wich support lefty groups.
Again good for you, you;re a do-er not just a sayer
I called and left a message about my experience with MSNBC during this convention...(switching back and forth between c-span and this spew-hating network)....and I was totally astonished by their comments and trashing of everyone except their God obama. It’s bad enough that Fox has blowhard beckel and wacko juan....but these MSNBC talking heads are certifiably insane....they need help. What will they do when Romney wins the White House?
Is there a list of sponsors for these networks?
Please provide us with a list of major advertisers for the MSM. I am 74 and I have a lot of time on my hands which could be used to write letters to lots of companies, telling them of my dissatisfaction with the way they spend their advertising dollars. There must be other old folks like me who would like to fight back. Thanks.
“Heres an idea. Dress up like ass-holes and demonstrate in front of the New York Times building.”
Not a good idea. We could be mistaken for the editorial board of the slimes.
Thanks for your active enthusiasm freepers. This war is just starting. I’m going through your feedback and will do an Action - Part II tomorrow. Game on! We won’t let this stand!
MSM BUST EM DON’T TRUST EM. I will not buy a newspaper period. I will not watch CNN, MSNBC, NBC, ABC, CBS. If I catch them spinnng, lying, withholding, fabricating, I will get in their face.
I mean, how many of us will put ourselves through the torture of watching MSNBC's wall-to-wall coverage of Charlotte next week? No. We'll watch Bret Baier's reports and we won't be impressed.
Youa re absolutely correct. If the Republican establishment who just raise their voices like the Democrats do and call out the MSM anytime they see a bias or false reporting, this would end!
Problem is, we the little peeps dont have the Bully Pulpit...
sorry for the typos...
Interesting choice of words but be careful.
Just posted on another thread re the topic of watching
the convention speeches online via cspan.
The solution is simple-cancel your cable service.
I realize it’s a sacrifice. I miss some stuff. Sometimes
the battle for whats right requires sacrifice.
There are many alternative ways to see shows and movies.
There are was to see sports.
Nobody needs their news READ to them from the cable idiots
Try it for a month or two. You’ll see. And enjoy that extra money, too!
this is important, no use to logging on and then complaining and never doing anything
What we really need is a “Truth” Amendment that allows for anyone able to proove that the media is broadcasting lies or distortions of facts can sue and if the media is found guilty, penalized by the size of the audience lied or distorted to. This penalty would also include EQUAL apologetic treatment to whichever lie or distortion of fact was issued, including as well, rebuttal time for those harmed by what the media did.
If this amendment idea doesn’t seem workable or passable, then the next avenue of approach should involve class-action lawsuits based upon voting rights being infringed through intentional fraudulent presentation or avoidance of the facts.
Another way to solve this is to get rid of the FCC and allow anyone to broadcast. The truth will always win out over the lies.
Anything less would be insufficient. Widespread accumulation of shares by thinking conservatives is necessary. It would take time gaining control at stockholders meetings, over several years. Founders never expected this kind of situation. Read Jacques Ellul book "Technique of Propaganda" written before modern age. Need up to date analysis of this problem.
Boycotts and stuff like that are not powerful enough. Ownership and management control of media companies is necessary.
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