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Conservative hidden camera sting targets NPR (yellow journalism)
CBS News? ^ | March 8, 2011 | Brian Montopoli

Posted on 03/08/2011 12:57:00 PM PST by Ben Mugged

Conservative activist James O'Keefe, whose deceptively edited hidden camera videos have made him a star on the right, is out with a new video targeting National Public Radio executive Ron Schiller - and by extension NPR itself.

The video purports to show Schiller speaking to a pair of men posing as representatives of a phony Muslim group called seeking to give $5 million to NPR. The men tell Schiller they are affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamist political movement.

It shows Schiller stating that the Republican Party and the Tea Party is "fanatically involved in people's personal lives and very fundamental Christian - and I wouldn't even call it Christian. It's this weird evangelical kind of move."

(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dnctalkingpoints; fakebutaccurate; jamesokeefe; npr; ratherbiased; ronschiller; seebs; yellowjournalism
Bad journalism even for CBS.
1 posted on 03/08/2011 12:57:06 PM PST by Ben Mugged
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To: Ben Mugged

CBS has the gal to call anyone else “deceptive”?


2 posted on 03/08/2011 12:58:41 PM PST by Michael Barnes
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To: Ben Mugged

knee slapping hilarious. Not one mention of the liberal blogger who called Walker pretending to be Koch?


3 posted on 03/08/2011 12:58:59 PM PST by GoCards (Why me? Why not me?o)
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To: Ben Mugged
>>>a phony Muslim group called seeking to give $5 million to NPR...

Even bad English.............

4 posted on 03/08/2011 12:59:24 PM PST by Red Badger (How can anyone look at the situation in Libya and be for gun control is beyond stupid. It's suicide.)
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To: Ben Mugged

I’ve read several stories from the MSM today, and it’s amazing how the lib journ-o-lists are trying to rally around Schiller and NPR by portraying O’Keefe as the villain. The snark and outrage are clearly palpable, and the stories are so similar that it’s apparent that another Journolist exists somewhere from which the MSM is drawing the talking points.


5 posted on 03/08/2011 1:01:49 PM PST by Virginia Ridgerunner (Sarah Palin has crossed the Rubicon!)
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To: Red Badger

No kidding!!! I thought, “Where are the quotation marks? Aren’t proper names supposed to be capitalized? Are the only people CBS can find to spew their ridiculous line of crap illiterate 4th graders? Oh wait, my 4th graders knew better than that!”


6 posted on 03/08/2011 1:03:49 PM PST by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the chariot wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Ben Mugged

When CBS does undercover stings for 60 minutes it is groundbreaking, bold, risky, heroic, the only way to get the truth, etc. The minute someone turns the tables on them and uses the same tactics it is yellow journalism. Priceless.


7 posted on 03/08/2011 1:05:25 PM PST by Gen-X-Dad
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To: Ben Mugged

didn’t 60 minutes used to do this?


8 posted on 03/08/2011 1:06:25 PM PST by MNDude (so that's what they meant by Carter's second term)
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To: GoCards
Not one mention of the liberal blogger who called Walker pretending to be Koch?

Actually that did get in the last sentence, although that might have been added. That's one problem with the internet is the record quickly disappears and it is hard to nail down and official version. With newspapers or TV there is an official public version which can be recorded and referenced..

the latest example of an emerging trend: Partisans using false identities and hidden cameras to embarrass their opposition and score ideological points.

I remember when the media used to call this investigative journalism. How many network stories were about undercover reports sneaking in somewhere and recording the "seedy underside" of some business or politician?

9 posted on 03/08/2011 1:06:52 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Washington is finally rid of the Kennedies. Free at last, thank God almighty we are free at last.)
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To: Michael Barnes
I gotta say that I can understand the NPR guy pandering to the "Arab" for $5 mil much more than I can understand the ACORN folks helping some pimp and his prostitute.

This strikes me much more like the ABSCAM thing which brought down Senator Pete Williams (whom I was no fan of). Entrapment is entrapment. It's one thing to go looking for dirty money and it's another thing to think we would all turn it down when it came looking for us.

ML/NJ

10 posted on 03/08/2011 1:07:58 PM PST by ml/nj
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To: MNDude

All the time.


11 posted on 03/08/2011 1:09:29 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (Go Hawks !)
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To: ml/nj

Getting news from NPR is intellectually equivalent to getting science from Al Gore.


12 posted on 03/08/2011 1:10:20 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Ben Mugged

So NPR thinks:
Tea Party = racist
Muslim Brotherhood <> racist

It would be comical if it were not true.


13 posted on 03/08/2011 1:13:35 PM PST by killermosquito (Buffalo, Detroit (and eventually France) is what you get when liberalism runs its course.)
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To: autumnraine

The sentence, as written, make no sense...............


14 posted on 03/08/2011 1:13:57 PM PST by Red Badger (How can anyone look at the situation in Libya and be for gun control is beyond stupid. It's suicide.)
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To: Ben Mugged

CBS...Dan Rather......and They blame someone else of deception.....

I mean, these jerks have their heads so far up Obama’s a** it isn’t even funny, it’s dangerous.


15 posted on 03/08/2011 1:16:36 PM PST by radioone (Proud to be an enemy of Obama)
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To: All

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16 posted on 03/08/2011 1:17:07 PM PST by Maverick68
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To: Ben Mugged

Two things I have to say to CBS:
1. tough crap
2. we learned these tactics from the progressive socialists

Give yourselves a pat on the back, you dumbsh.ts


17 posted on 03/08/2011 1:18:33 PM PST by veritas2002
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To: Ben Mugged

Another non-biased bit of “journalism” from CBS.


18 posted on 03/08/2011 1:19:27 PM PST by Oldpuppymax
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To: Ben Mugged

entrapment is when a democrat candidate whose initials are B.O. lies to the electorate, they get duped because they assume he’s telling the truth and he becomes the worst nightmare ever to sit in the White House.


19 posted on 03/08/2011 1:21:08 PM PST by veritas2002
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To: Ben Mugged
Here is the entire two hour video:

Judge for Yourself - NPR's Ron Schiller

"..Project Veritas, in order to offer transparency in reporting, has released the full two-hour video later today related to Part 1 of our NPR Investigation.

The video, which is largely the raw video and audio of the entire conversation with NPR Foundation's President Ron Schiller, does contain one brief section in which the audio is redacted in order to ensure the safety of an NPR overseas correspondent..."

Brian Montopoli is a CBS blog monkey flinging scat.

20 posted on 03/08/2011 1:23:49 PM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: Ben Mugged

CBS has shown its hand. They are merely frauds perpetrating pro-Muslim, pro-Marxist, pro-Gay and pro-Union agendas of their Leftist Masters, the DNC and affiliated groups who hate the US.

They are merely vermin.


21 posted on 03/08/2011 1:23:56 PM PST by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: Ben Mugged

The NBC Dateline producers who rigged a truck’s fuel tank with explosives to prove that GM trucks would arbitrarily blow up could not be reached for comment...


22 posted on 03/08/2011 1:24:16 PM PST by Tex-Con-Man
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To: Ben Mugged

“Deceptively Edited”?

Earth to CBS: Rathergate, Walter Crankcase, many 60 minutes episodes, Catie Clueless...etc, etc.

You clowns wrote the book on deception.


23 posted on 03/08/2011 1:28:16 PM PST by Da Coyote
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To: Ben Mugged
The video purports to show Schiller speaking to a pair of men posing as representatives of a phony Muslim group called seeking to give $5 million to NPR. The men tell Schiller they are affiliated with the Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamist political movement.

Even though they're so much smarter than us, it appears pretty easy to fool liberals.

24 posted on 03/08/2011 1:39:27 PM PST by HIDEK6
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To: Ben Mugged
Conservative ... activist ... deceptively ... edited ... targeting ... ... purports to show ...

Just look at the bias oozing from those adjectives and adverbs.

25 posted on 03/08/2011 1:43:02 PM PST by eCSMaster (2012 - End of an error)
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner
portraying O’Keefe as the villain.

It's the libs playing their one-note "attack the messenger" target.

Hey should O'Keefe get a Pulitzer Prize?

26 posted on 03/08/2011 1:44:40 PM PST by Fido969 ("The hardest thing in the world to understand is income tax." - Albert Einstein)
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To: Ben Mugged
Conservative activist James O'Keefe, whose deceptively edited hidden camera videos

As opposed to the msm who have long done far worse? Like NBC "News" (long before msnbc) rigging pickup trucks to explode for an "expose," or fraudulent reports over and over, or, in the case of CBS, using knowingly fake "evidence" to try to influence a presidential election?

Pot - Kettle - Black!

Mark

27 posted on 03/08/2011 1:45:01 PM PST by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: Ben Mugged

“whose deceptively edited hidden camera videos”

pot/kettle


28 posted on 03/08/2011 1:46:21 PM PST by Altura Ct.
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To: HIDEK6

It IS easy to fool liberals.

Just stroke their sense of superiority (especially over Christians), and you have them. You can get them to talk about anything, once you say something to make them feel superior.


29 posted on 03/08/2011 1:49:24 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Red Badger

Hey, Badger...

has anyone thought of talking about what “angle” NPR would have assumed it would have to take as “gratitude” for the $5 million donation?


30 posted on 03/08/2011 1:51:25 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Ben Mugged

James O’Keefe, whose deceptively edited hidden camera videos have made him a star on the right, is out with a new video targeting National Public Radio executive Ron Schiller - and by extension NPR itself. The video purports to show Schiller speaking to a pair of men posing as representatives of a phony Muslim group


O’Keefe posts his entire videos online so it hard to say he deceptively edits them.

The video more than purports to show-—it does show.


31 posted on 03/08/2011 1:52:46 PM PST by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: MrB

32 posted on 03/08/2011 1:53:55 PM PST by Red Badger (How can anyone look at the situation in Libya and be for gun control is beyond stupid. It's suicide.)
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To: Gen-X-Dad
When CBS does undercover stings for 60 minutes it is groundbreaking, bold, risky, heroic, the only way to get the truth, etc. The minute someone turns the tables on them and uses the same tactics it is yellow journalism. Priceless.

It was yellow journalism when Dan Rather tried to run an October Surprise with forged documents and refused to acknowledge the shoddy work in manufacturing those documents.


33 posted on 03/08/2011 1:56:42 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The biggest waste of brainpower is to want to change something that's not changeable. -Albert Brooks)
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To: Ben Mugged

Bet Shep Smith has this on his version of the news.


34 posted on 03/08/2011 1:56:50 PM PST by Jukeman
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To: Presbyterian Reporter

News anchors are still referring to the gunman in Arizona as the “alleged” shooter. He definitely FIRED.

What is alleged is that it was premeditated murder, or an assassination plot. Was he insane, etc.

Whether he can be held “responsible” for his actions have not been established in a court of law, but he DID physically do it.


35 posted on 03/08/2011 1:59:48 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The biggest waste of brainpower is to want to change something that's not changeable. -Albert Brooks)
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To: ml/nj

This isn’t about the money so much (the Saudis are buying a stake in numerous bits of US media) as it is an executive lashing out against “tea partiers” for xenophobia and racism while TOLERATING antisemitic outbursts from supposed muslim activists against the “zionist controlled media”.

The NPR exec is a bigot who tolerates the company of bigots while denouncing the political opposition as “bigots”. That is the scandal. All a day after NPR denied having any liberal bias.


36 posted on 03/08/2011 2:03:54 PM PST by a fool in paradise (The biggest waste of brainpower is to want to change something that's not changeable. -Albert Brooks)
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To: Ben Mugged

“Conservative activist James O’Keefe, whose deceptively edited hidden camera videos have made him a star on the right”

That looks libelous to me. Hopefully O’Keefe will sue cBS.


37 posted on 03/08/2011 2:04:36 PM PST by piytar (obama is going to stick our troops into a civil war?! FUBO! Can we get this scumbag impeached yet?)
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To: Da Coyote
Getting news from NPR is intellectually equivalent to getting science from Al Gore.

I wasn't suggesting otherwise. I view it as National Palestinian Radio.

But it wouldn't matter if it were any other outlet. You just cannot judge by what a salesman says when someone dangles a big sale in front of him.

ML/NJ

38 posted on 03/08/2011 2:10:40 PM PST by ml/nj
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To: Ben Mugged

Support James O’Keefe.

Project Veritas Investigates:

NPR
Mar 8 2011

Project Veritas’ latest investigation focuses on the publically-funded media organization, National Public Radio. PV investigative reporters, Shaughn Adeleye and Simon Templar posed as members of the Muslim Action Education Center, a non-existent group with a goal to “spread the acceptance of Sharia across the world.”

In this first video, produced by James O’Keefe, Shaughn and Simon sit down with NPR Foundation President Ron Schiller.

http://www.theprojectveritas.org/


39 posted on 03/08/2011 4:01:39 PM PST by KeyLargo
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