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NPR Newsroom 'Deeply Concerned' About Taking Money From George Soros
Business Insider ^ | 5/25/11 | Glynnis MacNicol

Posted on 05/25/2011 4:12:38 PM PDT by Nachum

Someone alert Glenn Beck. Last year NPR announced that it was accepting $1.8 million from the Open Society Foundations, which you likely know is funded by George Soros. The money is being used to fund a local-national initiative, known as the Impact on Government project. According to NPR the plan is to have two public radio reporters in every state keeping tabs on state government issues. So far, so good? Not really. The NPR newsroom was apparently less than thrilled that NPR had accepted Soros money.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: concerned; corruption; deeply; dncmedia; fundedbysoros; liberalfascism; liberalmedia; mediabias; newsroom; npr; obamedia; osf; smearfinancier; soros; spookydude

1 posted on 05/25/2011 4:12:41 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Yeah right. They employ Terry Gross.

Concerned, my ever expanding, luminous when bare azzzzzzzzzzz....


2 posted on 05/25/2011 4:14:04 PM PDT by sauropod (The truth shall make you free but first it will make you miserable.)
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To: sauropod

They were “concerned” the bribe was too small...a bunch of effing phony libs.


3 posted on 05/25/2011 4:15:17 PM PDT by max americana (.)
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To: Nachum

Okay then. They are concerned.

Conversation over.


4 posted on 05/25/2011 4:16:47 PM PDT by Carley (OBAMA, DO YOU HEAR ME NOW.......'67 BORDERS, IT'S NOT GOING TO HAPPEN)
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To: Nachum

Soros has given tons of money to more than 30 news outlets including NBC, CBS, ABC, CNBC, MSNBC, CNN, NPR and so on.

And since these entities are suffering some of the worst ratings in their histories, is Soros just throwing his money away.

Also, would these so called donations be considered more of bribes than donations.


5 posted on 05/25/2011 4:23:16 PM PDT by scorchedearther
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To: Nachum

They should be deeply concerned about the rise of the new media. Sites like Michigan Capitol Confidential strike fear in the hearts of democrats, unions, and universities here in Michigan. All they do is simple straightforward investigative reporting without bias and the left panics.


6 posted on 05/25/2011 4:24:46 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Nachum

The NPR Newsroom’s deep concern is probably akin to the UN Security Council issuing a strongly worded resolution... I-O-W: rather meaningless.


7 posted on 05/25/2011 4:26:15 PM PDT by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: Nachum

We’re deeply concerned but keep those paychecks coming


8 posted on 05/25/2011 4:26:27 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (V)
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To: Nachum

9 posted on 05/25/2011 4:28:30 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Nachum
It might compromise their appearance of impartiality.

 

/s

10 posted on 05/25/2011 4:31:11 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: JoeProBono

A picture is worth a thousand words: EVIL x 1000!


11 posted on 05/25/2011 4:33:16 PM PDT by getarope (I came here to chew bubble gum and kick ass, and I am all out of bubble gum!)
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To: Nachum
'Deeply Concerned'..because another naughty bit has been exposed. aholes
12 posted on 05/25/2011 4:36:18 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Nachum

ROTFL!

Election year coming up so cue the Crocodile Tears.

What Horsemanure!


13 posted on 05/25/2011 4:44:49 PM PDT by OpusatFR
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To: Nachum

Two different related stories which you may find interesting.

Poll: O’Reilly, Krauthammer Conservatives’ Favorites

Bill O’Reilly and Charles Krauthammer are the favorite conservative voices of Campaigns & Elections readers who voted in the magazine’s online poll.

Readers were asked: “Who is your favorite conservative talk politics show host?” Fox News host O’Reilly led with 35 percent of the votes, followed by talk radio star Rush Limbaugh with 30 percent.

Syndicated columnist Krauthammer was readers’ favorite conservative pundit, garnering 36 percent, while syndicated columnist and MSNBC commentator Pat Buchanan got 22 percent.

Asked for their favorite progressive talk politics show host, readers chose MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, who got 32 percent of the vote to narrowly beat out “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart’s 31 percent.

CNN pundit and XM Radio host James Carville was the overwhelming favorite among progressive pundits. He got 50 percent of the votes, trouncing second-place finisher Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor of The Nation, with 13 percent.

Juan Williams Wins Freedom of Speech Award

Fox News Channel political analyst Juan Williams is the 2011 winner of the Freedom of Speech Award bestowed annually by Talkers magazine.

Williams was fired as NPR’s senior news correspondent in October over comments he made that were judged offensive to Muslims. He said that he was often nervous when boarding a plane with people dressed in “Muslim garb.”

He was quickly hired as a Fox News correspondent.

“Williams’ high profile termination from NPR to landing a new deal at Fox stirred up productive debate and discussion of the roles free speech, bias, partisanship, ethics and hypocrisy play in the news media,” according to Talkers, the bible of the talk media world.

Williams will receive the Freedom of Speech Award at Talkers’ New Media Seminar in New York City on June 11.

In an exclusive interview with Talkers, Williams said: “When this situation with NPR first came up, I was so afraid because they have the big megaphone, obviously, they are a broadcaster. And they also have a fabulous brand that’s widely respected.

“I thought, ‘These people are attacking me, they have just fired me.’ Subsequently there were suggestions that I was a bigot, that I needed psychiatric care, and all the rest.

“I was so fearful that . . . I would be maligned and marginalized by this effort and my career would be ruined.

“In the midst of this, Roger Ailes, who runs Fox, said to me, ‘The conservatives will defend you because they don’t like being called bigots, either.’”


14 posted on 05/25/2011 4:45:52 PM PDT by scorchedearther
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To: Nachum
I guess Congress threatening to defund them has had an impact.

Trying to clean up the house before the landlord notices how dirty it is

They look at this as ammo for conservatives to make the case that really are biased and a shill for liberals, which they are

15 posted on 05/25/2011 4:50:09 PM PDT by Popman (Obama. First Marxist to turn a five year Marxist plan into a 4 year administration.)
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To: Keith in Iowa

“The NPR Newsroom’s deep concern is probably akin to the UN Security Council issuing a strongly worded resolution... I-O-W: rather meaningless.”

Sir, I’ll have you know a strongly worded resolution from the UN Security Council and NPR’s ‘Deep Concern’ carries the same severity and gravitas as a letter of censure does on a Democratic member of Congress who broke just about every tax law he was supposed to oversee and uphold...wait...I mean...um...never mind...


16 posted on 05/25/2011 4:53:36 PM PDT by IMTOFT (At least I'm enjoying the ride...)
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To: Carley

Right. As long as they aren’t “deeply concerned” nothing will come of it.


17 posted on 05/25/2011 4:55:16 PM PDT by dools0007world
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To: getarope
EVIL x 1000!

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When the foreign occupier employed the phrase 'fundamentally transforming America' two years ago, that's precisely what he meant. This racist of color has no intention of going quietly.

Obama & Soros -- the financial terrorist -- are thicker than blood. A man with a checkbook but no country.

Soros at the White House-1sm
Zer0 doesn't care about left or right... he's there to bring down America...

18 posted on 05/25/2011 4:55:40 PM PDT by BobP (The piss-stream media - Never to be watched again in my house)
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To: Nachum

I’m sure they’ll get over it when people stop paying attention.


19 posted on 05/25/2011 4:57:53 PM PDT by yup2394871293
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To: Nachum
We Googled to confirm...and were appalled that his name had not been included, as if the company didn't think it was important or were trying to hide something."

Not appalled enough to quit in protest. Not appalled enough to request the issue be covered by a radio show - - somewhere... ah, maybe NPR...

20 posted on 05/25/2011 5:02:34 PM PDT by GOPJ (http://www.citizenwarrior.com/2009/05/terrifying-brilliance-of-islam.html)
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To: Nachum

Concerned they got caught.


21 posted on 05/25/2011 5:06:18 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: Nachum

Bull. They are less than thrilled that they’ve been outted as to having taken Soros money. They’re just upset they got caught. Don’t hold your breath for them to return any of Georgy’s $$$.


22 posted on 05/25/2011 5:10:52 PM PDT by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie.)
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To: Nachum

23 posted on 05/25/2011 5:13:46 PM PDT by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: BobP


24 posted on 05/25/2011 5:14:55 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Keith in Iowa

“The NPR Newsroom’s deep concern is probably akin to the UN Security Council issuing a strongly worded resolution... I-O-W: rather meaningless.”

Were they concerned abou Terrorist money?


25 posted on 05/25/2011 6:00:20 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Who is John Galt)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

They aren’t called “National Palestinian Radio” for nothing. Only with hindsight do we realize that the push to create National Public Radio was a facade for brainwashing the American people with Palestinian terrorist and Marxist propaganda. Sandwiching the segments between slices of classical chamber music and heavy with announcers with British accents, the crafters of NPR made the station seem highbrow, when they never really were. The anti-America and anti-Israel and pro-gay agendas are the core of NPR’s message. Pretend your about “social justice.” The first chair of the Board of NPR, founded in 1970, was a then closeted gay priest, Bernard Mayes.


26 posted on 05/25/2011 8:43:40 PM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now (http://www.uhuh.com/nwo/communism/comgoals.htm)
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To: Seeing More Clearly Now

In many respects, NPR is like the defunct commie propaganda Air America.


27 posted on 05/26/2011 9:06:47 AM PDT by scorchedearther
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