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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Lack of attribution never stopped the MSM before...


True, but I’ve seen many in here say that if the source of a story is anonymous, the story should be ignored.


4 posted on 09/26/2012 6:42:33 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer
According to the strict rules of the Scribbling Profession, with which I'm somewhat acquainted, you are correct.
19 posted on 09/26/2012 6:59:24 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (In the game of life, there are no betting limits)
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To: chessplayer

“True, but I’ve seen many in here say that if the source of a story is anonymous, the story should be ignored.”

That is only when the story might benefit conservatism. Any rumor, hint or whisper is sufficient to blast headlines coast to coast.


41 posted on 09/26/2012 10:04:06 AM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: chessplayer

“True, but I’ve seen many in here say that if the source of a story is anonymous, the story should be ignored.”

That is only when the story might benefit conservatism. Any rumor, hint or whisper negative to conservatives is sufficient to blast headlines coast to coast.


42 posted on 09/26/2012 10:04:31 AM PDT by arrogantsob (The Disaster MUST Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: chessplayer; Eric in the Ozarks
but I’ve seen many in here say that if the source of a story is anonymous, the story should be ignored.

(1)That last line in the excerpt is a legal disclaimer the media uses to keep from having to legally reveal a source.

(2)It is often used to put out false information, because there are those in the media who are as corrupt as our 'leaders', and often in bed with them (literally).

#1 occurs very infrequently, while #2 happens every day.

The best one can say is that without further collaboration, it is a questionable story.

Considering all the information we have that IT WAS A PLANNED ATTACK by so called 'terrorists', and the day on which it occurred, I would go with item #1 from above.

48 posted on 09/26/2012 10:49:42 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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