Skip to comments.Why Don't We Hear About Soros' Ties to Over 30 Major News Organizations?
Posted on 05/12/2011 6:27:16 AM PDT by markomalley
When liberal investor George Soros gave $1.8 million to National Public Radio , it became part of the firestorm of controversy that jeopardized NPRs federal funding. But that gift only hints at the widespread influence the controversial billionaire has on the mainstream media. Soros, who spent $27 million trying to defeat President Bush in 2004, has ties to more than 30 mainstream news outlets including The New York Times, Washington Post, the Associated Press, NBC and ABC.
Prominent journalists like ABCs Christiane Amanpour and former Washington Post editor and now Vice President Len Downie serve on boards of operations that take Soros cash. This despite the Society of Professional Journalists' ethical code stating: avoid all conflicts real or perceived.
This information is part of an upcoming report by the Media Research Centers Business & Media Institute which has been looking into George Soros and his influence on the media.
The investigative reporting start-up ProPublica is a prime example. ProPublica, which recently won its second Pulitzer Prize, initially was given millions of dollars from the Sandler Foundation to strengthen the progressive infrastructure progressive being the code word for very liberal. In 2010, it also received a two-year contribution of $125,000 each year from the Open Society Foundations. In case you wonder where that money comes from, the OSF website is www.soros.org. It is a network of more than 30 international foundations, mostly funded by Soros, who has contributed more than $8 billion to those efforts.
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Check out his stock holdings.....interesting and shows his monetary power over various forms of media.
I Posted this yesterday.
i hope to hang on long enough to bankrupt Soros (schwartz). May Obama spend ALL of his $1B campaign funds and lose while we’re at it.
Between media and political think tanks its hard to say which is worse but combined they’re a global monster.
The “Modern” News Media has and was influenced by this man and his book:
WE know it, but these Soros-fed organizations won’t publicize it.
One thing I think is sad is that even our media has canonized the Soros media. Rush quotes the mainstream media every day, and even free republic bases our threads first on mainstream media sources. Wouldn’t it be great if we could start a trend of thoroughly avoiding all mention of them?
Why do we need to ever mention these phony “news” sources? Why must we only have these mainstream weenies controlling our debates, etc?
Why Don't We Hear About Soros' Ties to Major News Organizations?
Why Don't We Hear About Soros' Ties to Over 30 Major News Organizations?
That's why "search" didn't pick it up.
This guy is as big a threat as Osama bin Laden and should be taken out.
There, I said it.
Certainly true, but it’s the same reason why Fox News second largest shareholder Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is never mentioned. So you now know why Fox News is slowly going to the left.
That’s OK, this story bears repeating long and hard!
The average socialist America hating Svengali would apply his assets to A and B in order to influence C.
Soros puts his money instead on the alphabet itself.
Conservative,liberal or other,it doesn't matter because without unerasible documentation nothing exists.
Soros owns key people in the MSM and DNC so what he doesn't
know doesn't exist.
He also holds the deed to plenty in the GOP. A few years back his lackeys held both sides of a drug policy debate at CPAC.
Does Freedom of the Press allow or include a monopolizing of the press/news outlets? Tyrant press/news?
Maybe because he has ties to over 30 major news organizations?
soros is evil
Interesting proposal, Yaelle. Definitely food for thought and possible action. How would we implement this in a practical manner? Upon reflection, imho we do still need to refute the lies of the lamestream media, but I agree that we shouldnt be limited in debating only what they put forward.
I’m certain that Dan Rather would have reported this.
Obviously the MSM lacks all ethics.
Exactly, yet I've no idea how to confront this.this, something's wrong with your ears.
Or you can get raw with these strings. Either way, the violin is sweet yet lethal.
I don’t know how we can ignore mainstream either; I agree they always need to be refuted. But they control everything. People like Obama because of the MSM and they hate palin for the same reason. They control What is News. They are what Joe and Josie Q Public see every day. And they are clearly liberal / Dem / Soros.
It’s a problem.
I've been cursing his fortune to its roots for some time now. And I hope we can keep enough people in the "Possible" column to keep the Obots spending down the warchest. What would be ideal would be to have him waste it early, and be strapped by september. :o)