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‘Dateline’ segment not focusing on NASCAR [Looking for other venues]
MSNBC ^ | Apr. 7, 2006

Posted on 04/07/2006 11:49:07 AM PDT by Alouette

Racing circuit was angered by crew visiting Martinsville track for story

NBC tried to dispel rumors that it was investigating NASCAR for a segment on anti-Muslim sentiment in the United States, saying the focus of the story will be a widespread look across the country.

"Dateline is not planning a story about NASCAR," the network said in a release Thursday. "We are following up on a recent poll and other articles indicating an increase in anti-Muslim sentiment in the United States. ... The NASCAR race at Martinsville was a stop we have made in our research on this story, which may take us across the country."

(Excerpt) Read more at msnbc.msn.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events; US: Virginia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: agitprop; antiamericanism; bullzogby; busted; cair; dateline; gotcaught; headinsand; lyingliars; makingitup; martinsville; mediabias; msnbcbias; nascar; nbc; nbcbias; nbcnews; playtheracecard; propaganda; proterrorist; thebiglie; usefulidiots; zogbyism
I'd like to see "Dateline" follow a group of Hasidic Jews around Fairlane Mall in Dearborn.
1 posted on 04/07/2006 11:49:09 AM PDT by Alouette
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FRmail me to be added or removed from this Judaic/pro-Israel/Russian Jewry ping list.

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2 posted on 04/07/2006 11:49:48 AM PDT by Alouette (Psalms of the Day: 49-54)
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To: Alouette

Send some Othadox Jews to a Nation of Islam event in Washington DC (you know, the high profile kind of events that the press loves to exagerate the numbers of yet downplay racist and antisemitic comments made from the podium).


3 posted on 04/07/2006 11:51:06 AM PDT by weegee ("CBS NEWS? Is that show still on?" - freedomson)
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To: Alouette

Here's one for them. Get a couple of "Moslem looking" fellows dressed in bulky, long coats, sweating profusely and turn them loose at Dateline HQ. Let's see how fast a building full of liberals empties out.


4 posted on 04/07/2006 11:52:24 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck
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To: Alouette
NBC tried to dispel rumors that it was investigating NASCAR for a segment on anti-Muslim sentiment in the United States, saying the focus of the story will be a widespread look across the country.

Sounds like someone in the NBC "news" division got a call from the sports people saying, "Hey! We have contracts with NASCAR.....remember???"

5 posted on 04/07/2006 11:52:39 AM PDT by edpc
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To: Alouette
If NBC can provide the Muslim/Arab "target" what's to prevent them from providing the requisite racist/biggot?

Remember the exploding truck.

6 posted on 04/07/2006 11:55:23 AM PDT by Thom Pain (Supporting the Constitution is NOT right wing. It is centrist.)
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To: Alouette

Translation: "Oops, we got caught here. We'll try to incite trouble somewhere else and then blame the people who react."


7 posted on 04/07/2006 11:55:43 AM PDT by D.P.Roberts
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To: Alouette

Perhaps they could walk around in the 'hood.


8 posted on 04/07/2006 11:55:49 AM PDT by FroedrickVonFreepenstein
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To: Paine in the Neck

NASCAR should do this and then secretly film it.


9 posted on 04/07/2006 11:55:55 AM PDT by Rakkasan1 (Muslims pray to Allah, Allah prays to Chuck Norris.(one nation, under sharia))
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To: Alouette

Michelle Malkin (bless her heart) printed a letter showing that they were seeking men for exactly that reason. NBC is backpedaling now.


10 posted on 04/07/2006 11:59:38 AM PDT by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: Alouette
The network added that it had just begun researching the story trying to trick someone into justifying the network's steroyped beliefs.

Story corrected.

11 posted on 04/07/2006 12:00:02 PM PDT by Celtjew Libertarian
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To: Alouette
From the Dateline NBC statement:

There is nothing new about the technique of witnessing the experience of someone who might be discriminated against in a public setting. Government agencies and journalists do it all the time to explore important issues like potential discrimination in real estate, employment and public services. For this story, we also wanted to take a look at large public gatherings, including sporting events.

Dateline has barely begun its reporting on this topic. We can assure you that what we broadcast, if anything, will be fair and accurate.

Every public venue now needs to be ready for this. I would recommend that as soon as the Dateline NBC crew is discovered, the local police institute a "Politeness Patrol", and assign somebody to follow the group with a large hand-lettered sign that says:

BE NICE!
DATELINE NBC
STING OPERATION IN PROGRESS

12 posted on 04/07/2006 12:00:33 PM PDT by bondjamesbond (RICE 2008)
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To: Alouette

". . . walked around and no one bothered them."

So why don't they air that?

Oh, I get it. They only want BAD reactions.


13 posted on 04/07/2006 12:01:32 PM PDT by synbad600
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To: Alouette
Nobody thought they were doing a story on NASCAR and NBC knows it.

They're just trolling for racists and they assumed (from their lofty Manhattan studios) that a NASCAR race would be just the place to find some.

They could have saved the airfare and looked in their own company cafeteria.

14 posted on 04/07/2006 12:02:53 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Alouette
Better yet why don't we get four guys in jeans, tank tops and ball caps with NASCAR logo's and have them show up at a country club in the Hampton's and see what kind of looks and treatment they are given. "Oh Lovie were did these Neanderthals come from?"
15 posted on 04/07/2006 12:03:04 PM PDT by reagandemo (The battle is near are you ready for the sacrifice?)
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To: Alouette

Well this is sad news. In another thread I suggested this would be must see TV......muslims at a NASCAR event. It would be worth its price in gold to see such a thing.

I really am saddened to hear they backed off of this idea. Talk about compelling television!


16 posted on 04/07/2006 12:03:26 PM PDT by Dazedcat
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To: Alouette
Another reason to hate the MSM.

This time the NASCAR fans did not take the bait.

Unfortunately, NASCAR fans may still be smeared by NBC if enough agents provocateurs are planted on the next try.

17 posted on 04/07/2006 12:03:34 PM PDT by george wythe
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To: Alouette
In the research area, researchers engage in data gathering that involve human subjects need to get approval from IRB. In most cases, they need a consent from the respondent. Apparently it does not apply for journalists.

I'd also like to see Dateline following ordinary Muslims (not the fringe clergies) in the US, and see what they think about Americans, Jews, or Hispanics.

18 posted on 04/07/2006 12:10:46 PM PDT by paudio
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To: Alouette
This just in: An American Muslim was beaten up by a man wearing a Dale Earnhardt cap and a NASCAR T-shirt. When informed of the victim's identity, the NASCAR fan immediately apologized to the Muslim, saying that he thought the victim had been an employee of NBC News.
19 posted on 04/07/2006 12:18:58 PM PDT by Celtjew Libertarian
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To: Alouette
NBC tried to dispel rumors that it was investigating NASCAR for a segment on anti-Muslim sentiment in the United States, saying the focus of the story will be a widespread look across the country.

NBC is creating, not reporting the news.

This is only marginally better than simply making up the news.

No Thanks NBC!

20 posted on 04/07/2006 12:32:11 PM PDT by RJL
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To: Paine in the Neck
Here's one for them. Get a couple of "Moslem looking" fellows dressed in bulky, long coats, sweating profusely and turn them loose at Dateline HQ.

Or maybe send them to one of those star-studded performances of The Vagina Monologues"

21 posted on 04/07/2006 12:44:26 PM PDT by Ditto
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To: Celtjew Libertarian

LOL..........well done!


22 posted on 04/07/2006 12:46:32 PM PDT by Howlin
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To: Alouette
I'd like to see "Dateline" follow a group of Hasidic Jews around Fairlane Mall in Dearborn.

That would be good to see. How about someone in a military uniform walking around a liberal city or college town?

23 posted on 04/07/2006 12:47:06 PM PDT by 68skylark
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To: dead
Nobody thought they were doing a story on NASCAR and NBC knows it.

Exactly right; they're trying justify what they did by changing the FOCUS.

They're just trolling for racists and they assumed (from their lofty Manhattan studios) that a NASCAR race would be just the place to find some.

I would have paid big bucks to hear THAT discussion, wouldn't you?

They could have saved the airfare and looked in their own company cafeteria.

Only if you're looking for bigots in regards to the rest of the world outside Manhattan.

24 posted on 04/07/2006 12:49:12 PM PDT by Howlin
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To: Alouette
Really, the last time I was in Fairlane Mall it seemed like the whole place was 'turfed out' by roving gangs of arab toughs.
25 posted on 04/07/2006 1:01:22 PM PDT by freedomson (Tagline comment removed by moderator)
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To: dead
They're just trolling for racists and they assumed (from their lofty Manhattan studios) that a NASCAR race would be just the place to find some.

That's really funny. They know absolutely nothing about NASCAR fans.

26 posted on 04/07/2006 1:38:25 PM PDT by Ole Okie
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To: bondjamesbond

BE NICE!
DATELINE NBC
STING OPERATION IN PROGRESS

GIVE 'EM THAT GOOD OLD SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY
AND OFFER 'EM A BUD.


27 posted on 04/07/2006 1:45:07 PM PDT by Ole Okie
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To: Ole Okie

NASCAR fans didn't bite but I know what NBC's problem is,

they've got to rig 'em up with some of those bomb belts like they did the gas tanks on those GM trucks if they want to get the reaction they are looking for.


28 posted on 04/07/2006 2:29:30 PM PDT by inpajamas
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To: Alouette

You will never see Dateline do an expose on mosques in America that preach terrorism.


29 posted on 04/07/2006 7:42:28 PM PDT by Wilhelm Tell (True or False? This is not a tag line.)
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To: reagandemo
Better yet why don't we get four guys in jeans, tank tops and ball caps with NASCAR logo's and have them show up at a country club in the Hampton's and see what kind of looks and treatment they are given.

My thoughts exactly!

There ain't a whole lot of Anglo-Saxon solidartity across class and political lines, is there?

30 posted on 04/08/2006 6:48:20 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Bekhol dor vador `omedim `aleynu lekhalloteynu, veHaQadosh Barukh Hu' matzileinu miyyadam!)
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To: george wythe; Alouette
Unfortunately, NASCAR fans may still be smeared by NBC if enough agents provocateurs are planted on the next try.

I propose that the next NASCAR event be liberally decked out in Israeli flags and pictures of prominent Gedolim. Let NBC handle that.

Hmmm. I just thought of something: "Hebrew for NASCAR fans!"

31 posted on 04/08/2006 6:53:59 PM PDT by Zionist Conspirator (Bekhol dor vador `omedim `aleynu lekhalloteynu, veHaQadosh Barukh Hu' matzileinu miyyadam!)
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