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KMOVís Conners Barred From Facebook, Interviews on IRS Controversy [Silencing Dissent]
CBS St Louis ^ | 5/17/13

Posted on 05/18/2013 8:17:53 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

KMOV anchorman Larry Conners has been “advised” by KMOV’s parent company Belo Corp. to not make statements, post on Facebook, or participate in interviews concerning a recent controversy over Facebook comments he made about the Internal Revenue Service.

Conners has hired St. Louis attorney Merle Silverstein. Silverstein issued a letter to media outlets claiming that the corporate order “is the only reason for his silence.”

Conners wrote Monday night that shortly after he interviewed President Obama and his wife in April of 2012, the IRS “started hammering” him.

(Excerpt) Read more at stlouis.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Missouri
KEYWORDS: bias; dissent; fascismgraphic; irsgraphic; irsscandal; irsvictim; larryconners; media; tyranny
See? The media will turn on their OWN and eat them alive if they DARE speak out against the Dear Leader Obama.
1 posted on 05/18/2013 8:17:53 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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2 posted on 05/18/2013 8:18:41 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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We appear to be witnessing the end of Constitutional freedoms...freedoms only to be "granted" if the Government or Government-run Conglomerates allow.

Freedom to health care of your choice? Government must approve.

Freedom of speech? Subject to government approval.

Freedom of religion? ONLY if approved by the government.

3 posted on 05/18/2013 8:20:10 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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There is REAL fear in the media today. These people in Washington are THUGS! They are capable of anything up to and including murder.

Wonder how Valarie Jarrett’s Saturday morning is going? She is likely in meetings at the WH with lawyers and “detectives” trying to figure how to keep the IRS thing down to “a few rogue agents in Cincinnati”. Good luck Ms Jarrett...hope you don’t have to get too many people killed.

This could be like Dallas after the JFK assassination...folks in the wrong place at the wrong time ended up dead.


4 posted on 05/18/2013 8:21:23 AM PDT by kjo (+)
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5 posted on 05/18/2013 8:21:31 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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6 posted on 05/18/2013 8:23:25 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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“Any issue he has with the IRS are personal issues. They have nothing to do with our television station KMOV or him as a journalist,” Mike Valentine, vice president for content at Belo, told the website BuzzFeed earlier this week. “As a news anchor, he owes a duty to our viewers to report in an unbiased manner. His Facebook post and his Twitter posts, as a result, were inappropriate. And we don’t condone personal posts that jeopardize the journalistic nature of our business. It’s really that simple.”


7 posted on 05/18/2013 8:25:36 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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...posts that jeopardize the journalistic nature of our business...

We know exactly what the *jounOlistic nature* of their business is. And, the truth doesn't fit in.

8 posted on 05/18/2013 8:32:32 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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9 posted on 05/18/2013 8:33:28 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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IOW as a news anchor he can only express his opinions if they are in agreement with the current administration.


10 posted on 05/18/2013 8:35:15 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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We The Governed Withdraw Our Consent!!

11 posted on 05/18/2013 8:35:28 AM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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B.S. If this happened to a reporter under a GOP administration...the local station would he interviewing him...and holding him up as a hero who stood up to conservative persecution. He’d have his own, new 1/2hour weekly news show.

The double-standard in the MSM is as wide as the Grand Canyon.


12 posted on 05/18/2013 8:46:48 AM PDT by kjo (+)
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B.S. If this happened to a reporter under a GOP administration...the local station would he interviewing him...and holding him up as a hero who stood up to conservative persecution. He’d have his own, new 1/2hour weekly news show. The double-standard in the MSM is as wide as the Grand Canyon.

Part of me hopes these prestitutes wake up and get mad; but I realize they are in so deep, they would rather "die for the cause". The funny thing is, they will likely get their wish. As the government grows and grows and realizes the press won't call them on anything; the government will, if has not already, come the realization it can do what it wants, when it wants, to whoever it wants. The first to go will be the press; much like the Trotskyites were exterminated by the more hard-core Communists in Russia.

13 posted on 05/18/2013 9:12:31 AM PDT by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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14 posted on 05/19/2013 7:37:23 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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15 posted on 05/19/2013 7:42:19 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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