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Osama Bin Laden thought CBS might be a good network to air his propaganda
NY Daily News ^ | May 3, 2012 | jonathan lemire

Posted on 05/04/2012 7:11:50 AM PDT by lowbridge

“We should also look for an American channel that can be close to being unbiased, such as CBS, or other channel that has political motives that make it interested in broadcasting the point of view of al Mujahadin,” Bin Laden wrote in one of the letters uncovered in the raid that killed him.

But one of his top aides, American-born Adam Gadahn, raged against coverage of the terror group on U.S. television. Gadahn believed that several of the American networks, in particular CNN, were “in cooperation with the government” —and saved much of his scorn for Fox News.

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However, he also praised some of the networks, saying ABC “is all right; actually it could be one of the best channels, as far as we are concerned.”

And Gadahn, who is still at large, said he used to feel that MSNBC was “good and neutral” but expressed concern that it fired Keith Olbermann

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


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cbs; mediabias; obama

1 posted on 05/04/2012 7:11:53 AM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

He was right.

They did, and still do — air his, and anyone else’s anti-American propaganda!


2 posted on 05/04/2012 7:20:23 AM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: lowbridge

Al queda and bin laden didn’t like Fox news. Could you think of a better endorsement for Fox news?


3 posted on 05/04/2012 7:20:51 AM PDT by pfflier
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To: lowbridge

LOL! This reads like a satire, its great!


4 posted on 05/04/2012 7:24:48 AM PDT by Paradox (I want Obama defeated. Period.)
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To: lowbridge

Osama/Obama

There is no difference in the two having their propaganda needs met by CBS


5 posted on 05/04/2012 7:29:42 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: lowbridge
Gadahn believed that several of the American networks, in particular CNN, were “in cooperation with the government” —and saved much of his scorn for Fox News.

**************

Yo' Traitor Gadahn...
We have more than a little scorn for you and your ilk...

BTW...
FYI...
Heads-up....

The U.S. Marines have "an app for that"

*********

BOOM!

6 posted on 05/04/2012 7:35:49 AM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: lowbridge
And Gadahn, who is still at large, said he used to feel that MSNBC was “good and neutral” but expressed concern that it fired Keith Olbermann

Now, that's funny!

7 posted on 05/04/2012 7:36:27 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (Romney vs. Obama? One of them has to lose, rejoice in that fact, whichever it is.)
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To: lowbridge
Osama Bin Laden thought CBS might be a good network to air his propaganda

He can air his propaganda from the fires of Hell, oh, sorry, he already is, but no one there cares.

8 posted on 05/04/2012 7:37:45 AM PDT by Mark17 (California, where English is a foreign language)
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To: Admin Moderator

Date is wrong. It should be may 3. Can that be fixed?


9 posted on 05/04/2012 7:40:05 AM PDT by lowbridge (Joe Biden: "Look, the Taliban per se is not our enemy.")
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To: pfflier
Al queda and bin laden didn’t like Fox news. Could you think of a better endorsement for Fox news?

Yeah--Obama doesn't like it either.

10 posted on 05/04/2012 7:47:27 AM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (Don't let Julia fool ya. Socialism doesn't work.)
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To: lowbridge

That’s obama’s thinking also.


11 posted on 05/04/2012 8:01:38 AM PDT by david069 ("Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Anyone who threatens it. God Bless America!")
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To: lowbridge
In the immortal words of OBL in a letter to Mullaha Omar

“the news is 90% of the preparation for the battle”

If you have a small scale attack you can carry out the attack based on what is in the news. For a large scale attack to achieve it's objective you have to orchestrate the news for the attack, then follow up the attack with the correct spin in the news.

Example- Tea Party is a bunch of right wing extremist, Tim McVeigh wanna-be’s, and low and behold there is a fertilizer car bomb attempt in NYC which just had to be the work of the Tea Party.

Care to take a guess which news organization didn't follow the dem talking points before and after that terrorist attempt?

12 posted on 05/04/2012 8:33:09 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: lowbridge
In the immortal words of OBL in a letter to Mullaha Omar

“the news is 90% of the preparation for the battle”

If you have a small scale attack you can carry out the attack based on what is in the news. For a large scale attack to achieve it's objective you have to orchestrate the news for the attack, then follow up the attack with the correct spin in the news.

Example- Tea Party is a bunch of right wing extremist, Tim McVeigh wanna-be’s, and low and behold there is a fertilizer car bomb attempt in NYC which just had to be the work of the Tea Party.

Care to take a guess which news organization didn't follow the dem talking points before and after that terrorist attempt?

13 posted on 05/04/2012 8:33:09 AM PDT by IMR 4350
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To: lowbridge

and the answer to any reporter from cbs abc msnbs ... “is this a question from the most beloved news organization of Osama Bin Ladin?”


14 posted on 05/04/2012 8:49:40 AM PDT by Walkingfeather
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To: lowbridge

SeeBS


15 posted on 05/04/2012 8:58:56 AM PDT by bgill
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To: lowbridge

What consitutes “good neutral coverage” for people who kill all dissenters?

Fox should run this as an advertisement and loop it until 2013.


16 posted on 05/04/2012 9:02:47 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: lowbridge

CBS has a long record siding with the enemy. They proved to be a strong advocate for the Vietcong.


17 posted on 05/04/2012 10:31:46 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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