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'The AP will not distribute images or audio that specifically show Qurans being burned'
Poynter ^ | 9/9/10 | Tom Kent

Posted on 09/09/2010 9:37:17 AM PDT by jimbo123

Memo sent to AP staff
From: Kent, Tom
Sent: Thursday, September 09, 2010 11:53 AM
Subject: Standards Center guidance: Planned Sept. 11
Quran burning

Colleagues,

As you know, a group known as the Dove World Outreach Center in Gainesville, Fla., has announced that it intends to burn copies of the Quran on Sept. 11.

-snip-

Should the event happen on Saturday, the AP will not distribute images or audio that specifically show Qurans being burned, and will not provide detailed text descriptions of the burning.

(Excerpt) Read more at poynter.org ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2010electionbias; americanpravda; associatedpress; buttociatedpress; censorship; doublestandard; islam; mediawar; muslims; pravdamedia; statedepartment
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1 posted on 09/09/2010 9:37:22 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

No problem. I’m sure it will be on YouTube.


2 posted on 09/09/2010 9:38:08 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012 (Proud Infidel)
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To: jimbo123

“Chestnuts roasting on an open fire....”


3 posted on 09/09/2010 9:38:24 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: jimbo123

Then use the same policy when they burn flags.


4 posted on 09/09/2010 9:39:00 AM PDT by earlJam
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To: jimbo123

they don’t have a problem showing american flags burning . . .


5 posted on 09/09/2010 9:39:08 AM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: jimbo123

http://www.johnspeedie.com/healy/chicken.wav


6 posted on 09/09/2010 9:39:15 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both.)
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To: jimbo123

given AP’s long history of doctoring photos and videos this is no great loss.


7 posted on 09/09/2010 9:39:22 AM PDT by circlecity
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To: jimbo123

I assume the AP won’t cover leftists burning American flags either... We have thin skins too! ( or we can pretend to...)


8 posted on 09/09/2010 9:39:31 AM PDT by GOPJ (http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2010/09/the_power_of_images_turned_aga.html)
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To: jimbo123

Someone should quickly invent a “network” or something so that anyone in the world can share pictures or text with anyone else...


9 posted on 09/09/2010 9:39:33 AM PDT by PetroniusMaximus
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To: jimbo123

I bet Associated Propagandists have no problem with pictures/video/audio of flag burnings, bible burnings, etc...


10 posted on 09/09/2010 9:41:26 AM PDT by Keith in Iowa (TV News is an oxymoron. MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: jimbo123

News is not news.....


11 posted on 09/09/2010 9:41:26 AM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks.)
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To: jimbo123

. . . and they didn’t have a problem showing a picture of a US soldier dying in iraq (or was it afghanistan?) . . .

(was it the AP, or some other obama fellating MSM organization?)


12 posted on 09/09/2010 9:41:32 AM PDT by JohnBrowdie (http://forum.stink-eye.net)
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To: JohnBrowdie
They should begin to have the same policy ~ their reporters walk around; they appear in public; they are accessible; they just never know when something is going to happen.

Not saying anything is going to happen but it's a rough world out there.

13 posted on 09/09/2010 9:41:43 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: jimbo123

The beheading of Daniel Pearl and others at the hands of Islam... WELL... that’s another story!


14 posted on 09/09/2010 9:41:48 AM PDT by bolobaby
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To: jimbo123

Hypocrites.


15 posted on 09/09/2010 9:42:02 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: jimbo123

Burn the AP.


16 posted on 09/09/2010 9:42:28 AM PDT by boomop1
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To: jimbo123

I am not sure what is the best path for this. The pastor will be portrayed as a wacko and all Christians being wackos. ALL of TV sucks and they all have Saudi investors or ME business deals so they are ALL pro-Islam.

On the flip side, maybe we show Islam that we are going to start pushing back. If you put a mosque at Ground Zero then be prepared for war.

As conservatives said in the past - the Balkanization of America aka Balkans - former Yugslavia and hundred of years of Christianity fighting back against Islam.


17 posted on 09/09/2010 9:42:42 AM PDT by Frantzie (Imam Ob*m* & Democrats support the VICTORY MOSQUE & TV supports Imam)
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To: jimbo123

‘The AP will not distribute images or audio that specifically show Qurans being burned’

_________________________________________________

That’s right. Just bury your head in the sand. Or some other place.

LALALALALALALALALALALALALA - I can’t hear you!


18 posted on 09/09/2010 9:42:54 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (Yes, as a matter of fact, what you do in your bedroom IS my business.)
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To: jimbo123

The kuran burning will never take place because the obama brown shirts will shut it down. However, the threat of such an action just further reveals how unhinged the LEADERS of islam are. This is the real value in threatening to burn a K(u)ran.


19 posted on 09/09/2010 9:44:10 AM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: jimbo123

Ass Press: typical hypocritical, wimpy assed pussies.

Come to think of it, the Ass Press and nobama share many qualities.


20 posted on 09/09/2010 9:44:29 AM PDT by upchuck (If we let the federal gvmnt live beyond its means, we will soon have to live below ours. ~Joe Miller)
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To: jimbo123

Don’t upset the hair-trigger touchy angry subhuman savages.

But there’s no problem showing pictures of crucifixes in urine, or Virgin Marys in dung. Ok to offend Christians, they won’t do anything. The Christians aren’t gonna yell and scream death cries. They’ll just pray for you.
Yeah. Go ahead and make more Jesus’s in chocolate. Go ahead and burn bibles. Oh, and ban those “Christmas trees” - they’re really bad.


21 posted on 09/09/2010 9:44:36 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (Annoying liberals is my goal. I will not be silenced.)
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To: jimbo123

Wow. I just found numerous AP stories about burning Bibles. I can’t IMAGINE why they have a double standard.


22 posted on 09/09/2010 9:44:40 AM PDT by Politicalmom (A racist is a conservative who is winning an argument with a liberal.-FReeper Freespirited)
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To: ilovesarah2012
No problem. I’m sure it will be on YouTube.

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Exactly. Let the AP make itself irrelevant.

23 posted on 09/09/2010 9:45:14 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

YouTube is owned by Google. They will take down that video faster than they would porn, or even something embarrassing to Democrats.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_video_sharing_websites

Here is a list of alternative video hosting websites.


24 posted on 09/09/2010 9:45:23 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy
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To: jimbo123
Both the government and the media are amazingly eager to comply with Islamic demands.

Now was learn that AP won't even show or describe a burning Koran.

In what sense can this be called a news organization?

25 posted on 09/09/2010 9:45:44 AM PDT by Interesting Times (For the truth about "swift boating" see ToSetTheRecordStraight.com)
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To: jimbo123

In other news: The AP will release any and all Top Secret records it can get it’s hands on.


26 posted on 09/09/2010 9:46:20 AM PDT by Gator113 (Beauty will devour the Beast in 2012. Kill "Obamamosque"@ Ground Zero)
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To: jimbo123

Good. Nothing could further illustrate the point that the AP is no real force or power at all than to have 20 million or so hits on the videos online every day.


27 posted on 09/09/2010 9:46:57 AM PDT by bill1952 (Choice is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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To: jimbo123

The arrogant propagandists at the AP act like they are still the exclusive wholesalers of the news.

That is so mid 20th century.

Thank God.


28 posted on 09/09/2010 9:47:15 AM PDT by EyeGuy
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To: jimbo123

It gives a twist on the NYT phrase - “All the the news that we deem fit to print.” As in Private Enterprise Censorship.


29 posted on 09/09/2010 9:48:03 AM PDT by I am Richard Brandon
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To: jimbo123
AP policy is not to provide coverage of events that are gratuitously manufactured to provoke and offend.

But THIS is OK...

AP Photo/Hatem Moussa

Armed Palestinian women burn Israeli and U.S. flags during a protest against Israel’s operations in the Gaza Strip and Lebanon.

30 posted on 09/09/2010 9:48:06 AM PDT by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: jimbo123

AP: “If we don’t report it, it’s not happening!”


31 posted on 09/09/2010 9:49:16 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (Language, Borders, Culture, Full employment for those here legally)
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To: jimbo123


Photo by Bilal Hussein, Associated Press
32 posted on 09/09/2010 9:49:16 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123
'The AP will not distribute images or audio that specifically show Qurans being burned'

Right, but you'll take big money to run soft-porn ads won't you, you pious slimeballs.

33 posted on 09/09/2010 9:50:36 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand (burn baby, burn.)
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To: jimbo123

So they’re going to censor the news?

Isn’t that what they do anyway?


34 posted on 09/09/2010 9:50:55 AM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: jimbo123
Ahhh. Just like the NY Times. All the news they see fit to print.

These are the same guys that would sream bloody murder about censorship in any other form.

35 posted on 09/09/2010 9:50:58 AM PDT by pfflier
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To: jimbo123

IMHO, Sharia law, since it advocates putting in place, through violence if necessary, a governmental model that is diametrically opposed to ours, should be outlawed.

There’s freedom of speech and then there’s overthrow of the US government.


36 posted on 09/09/2010 9:51:14 AM PDT by upchuck (If we let the federal gvmnt live beyond its means, we will soon have to live below ours. ~Joe Miller)
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To: jimbo123
What's the surprise here?

They wouldn't show pictures of people burning up or jumping out of the Twin Towers on 9/11, either...

37 posted on 09/09/2010 9:51:20 AM PDT by Gritty (Big chunks of the West gives the impression itÂ’s dying to surrender to somebody, anybody-Mark Steyn)
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To: jimbo123

Well! At least we don’t have to worry about the Ass Press spreading the “hate.”


38 posted on 09/09/2010 9:52:23 AM PDT by upchuck (If we let the federal gvmnt live beyond its means, we will soon have to live below ours. ~Joe Miller)
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To: jimbo123

Is there a way that the average person can essentially boycot or otherwise hurt the AP’s bottom line?


39 posted on 09/09/2010 9:53:41 AM PDT by paulycy (Demand Constitutionality: Islamo-Marxism is Evil.)
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To: jimbo123
burn president in effigy... ok
burn American flag... ok
burn bibles... ok
put Christ in a jar of piss... ok
throw elephant dung at picture of Mary.. ok

Threaten to burn a single Koran... And the world comes to a stop and shudders in fear, leader from the entire world come out against it, ect, ect...

WTH is wrong with this picture? Are we all secretly slaves to the Muslims and don't even know it? Why do we care what a bunch of rag heads living on a pile of sand half way across the world think about us burning their pedophile prophets drug induced ramblings that was probably printed in America by a Christian run company.

40 posted on 09/09/2010 9:53:44 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama = Epic Fail)
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To: jimbo123

Since they don’t have a problem with censorship, (self imposed at this point), then they shouldn’t object to it after the right takes over in November.


41 posted on 09/09/2010 9:54:01 AM PDT by rickb308 (I love watching libruls heads explode as they see their karma run over their dogma.)
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To: jimbo123

Seems to me that the muslims (good, bad or indifferent) have won - or we have capitulated.

Not sure why we just don’t go ahead and convert and make it easier on ourselves. /s


42 posted on 09/09/2010 9:54:36 AM PDT by Larry - Moe and Curly (Loose lips sink ships.)
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To: PetroniusMaximus

“Someone should quickly invent a “network” or something so that anyone in the world can share pictures or text with anyone else...”

They could build it out of tubes . . .


43 posted on 09/09/2010 9:54:55 AM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: Frantzie

“I am not sure what is the best path for this. The pastor will be portrayed as a wacko and all Christians being wackos.”

They do it NOW. I’m not seeing a difference.


44 posted on 09/09/2010 9:55:16 AM PDT by rickb308 (I love watching libruls heads explode as they see their karma run over their dogma.)
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To: jimbo123

AP doesn’t have to.

Already a couple dozen vids on Youtube.


45 posted on 09/09/2010 9:55:46 AM PDT by djf (They ain't "immigrants". They're "CRIMMIGRANTS"!!!!)
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To: jimbo123

sheesh they are all signing up to be pc


46 posted on 09/09/2010 9:56:14 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heros have always been cowboys)
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To: jimbo123
EXCELLENT idea! If everyone buries their heads in the sand and can't see it, it didn't happen!


47 posted on 09/09/2010 9:56:28 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner

halloween


48 posted on 09/09/2010 9:57:04 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heros have always been cowboys)
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To: jimbo123

(sigh) Once again we see Muslim threats of violence trumping American’s rights of free speech.

I for one will be burning a Koran Sunday, filming it and putting it on youtube.

Want to know why?

Read the tagline


49 posted on 09/09/2010 9:57:38 AM PDT by Cubs Fan (American Constitutional rights ARE NOT subject to muslim approval)
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To: the invisib1e hand

but is it ok to burn porn


50 posted on 09/09/2010 9:57:43 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heros have always been cowboys)
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