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NBC Vows It Won't Be PR Tool for Putin During Olympics
Breibart Sports ^ | 1-9-2014

Posted on 01/09/2014 8:38:17 AM PST by Sir Napsalot

(Via AFP)

The National Broadcasting Co., which paid $775 million to cover the Sochi Olympics, insists it won't be used by Russian president Vladimir Putin when the 2014 Winter Games begin February 6.

Mark Lazarus, chairman of the NBC Sports Group, said the New York-based broadcasting giant won't shy away from reporting on human rights issues or threats of terror.

"We don't know what is going to happen in Sochi. We will cover anything that takes place during the Games," Lazarus told the USA Today newspaper.

Putin has championed these Games as a showcase for the modern post-Soviet face of the country.

But Russia has come under fire in the months leading up to the prestigious event -- often referred to a "Putin's Games" -- over human rights abuses, especially regarding anti-gay laws.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: mediagraphic; nbc; putin; sochiolympics
Because NBC has only one master.
1 posted on 01/09/2014 8:38:17 AM PST by Sir Napsalot
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To: Sir Napsalot
"We don't know what is going to happen in Sochi. We will cover anything that takes place during the Games," Lazarus told the USA Today newspaper.
In the East there is someone that causes the western liberal's maniacal laughter to stop. Vladimir Putin. He has real world power, which causes the liberal media to fearfully ignore or warp his image. Like a good Christian King he leads a nation to Christ. Deep down in their evil souls they shriek like devils because they know Christ is true God and true power that they cannot defeat. They thought the Bolshevik revolution destroyed Holy Mother Russia. Christ cannot be defeated and his servant Putin has welcomed Christ and His church.
-- from the thread US threatened by Russia's Christianity
The anti-Christian Obama has allied himself with Al-Qaeda rebels in Syria where 2 Bishops are still held captive, priests and other Christians are martyred. This is the "Hope and Change" he promised. Those who voted for Obama are held responsible as though they pulled the trigger or swung the blade to decapitate. It will go worse for those who are Christian leaders who ignore the martyrs of the East. Why are they not at the White House everyday protesting to spare the Christians and stop the violence?
-- from the thread American Judas
How's this for a fish story: In the latest episode of Vladimir Putin's ongoing rugged outdoorsman fantasy adventure series, the Russian president, clad in a camouflage jacket and hat, appears to catch a massive pike...Russia's defense minister, who was on the trip, says the fish weighed between 26.4 and 33 pounds, but a Putin spokesman pegs the weight at 46.3 pounds. Russian bloggers are for some reason a tad skeptical. Several have posted images of bigger fish they've caught themselves that have weighed far less. "They must have forgotten to unfreeze the pike," one social network post quipped. Another wrote, "The Kremlin must have weighed the pike the way they count the votes." Come on guys. It's not like Putin would fake a spectacular exploit.
-- from the online article Putin Catches '46-Pound Fish'
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2 posted on 01/09/2014 8:40:50 AM PST by Alex Murphy ("the defacto Leader of the FR Calvinist Protestant Brigades")
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To: Sir Napsalot

That wouldn’t be fair to Obama, because Putin is a more effective leader. /sarcasm.


3 posted on 01/09/2014 8:40:58 AM PST by writer33 (Mark Levin Is The Constitutional Engine Of Conservatism)
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To: Sir Napsalot

That’s no news. We all know that NBC is the pr tool for the Democratic Party in the USA! Duh!


4 posted on 01/09/2014 8:42:26 AM PST by Sweet Hour of Prayer
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To: Sir Napsalot

They’ll be too busy being the propaganda tool of the 0 administration.


5 posted on 01/09/2014 8:42:37 AM PST by tje
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6 posted on 01/09/2014 8:43:49 AM PST by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: Sir Napsalot
It would be hard for NBC to be on their knees for more than Obama; A manage a trois with Putin would be awkward.
7 posted on 01/09/2014 8:43:52 AM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: Sir Napsalot

..they haven’t gotten the word from Odungo yet


8 posted on 01/09/2014 8:47:14 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: vetvetdoug

Brain bleach time.....


9 posted on 01/09/2014 8:48:32 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

I MUST make sure to watch the Winter Olympics and SUPPORT ALL THEIR SPONSORS.

Screw these homophilic, Islamophilic, anti-western cultural elitists with their politically correct insanity.


10 posted on 01/09/2014 8:49:25 AM PST by ZULU (Magua is sitting in the Oval Office)
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To: Sir Napsalot
Because NBC has only one master.

Yes indeed. And it has a duty to fulfill as the 0bama/Progressive/Democrat house organ. This little piece of agitprop is to reassure everyone at GLAAD.

11 posted on 01/09/2014 8:51:24 AM PST by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

I’d love to see Costas taken off stage in shackles for dissing the venue.


12 posted on 01/09/2014 8:51:40 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: Sir Napsalot

They’ve got plenty of practice.


13 posted on 01/09/2014 8:53:35 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: Sir Napsalot

My son told me that NBC is nothing but a bunch of tools....whatever that means.


14 posted on 01/09/2014 8:54:35 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Sir Napsalot
The troops only answer to Dear Leader!


15 posted on 01/09/2014 8:55:42 AM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

They don’t much like Putin now that he seems to be failing to oppose the capitalism that has sprung up in Russia.


16 posted on 01/09/2014 9:01:37 AM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed & water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

But it has no problem being a PR tool for Barry Odinga.


17 posted on 01/09/2014 9:08:04 AM PST by Arthurio
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To: Sir Napsalot
NBC Vows It Won't Be PR Tool for Putin During Olympics

Where to begin...

NBC as a pr tool won't be a problem, because NBC's coverage of sports leaves a lot to be desired in general, more so during the Olympics, such that they are...

Diehards will pay attention during the 1% of the time NBC actually deigns to show competition, and tune out most of the rest. Smarter and/or younger diehards will find real coverage, aka non-NBC, on line.

That leaves the LIVs that aren't sucked away by counter-programming.

Any highlights will be on other venues.

18 posted on 01/09/2014 9:16:35 AM PST by Calvin Locke
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NBC can only service one leader’s tool at a time, and right now they’re spoken for.


19 posted on 01/09/2014 9:17:39 AM PST by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Good . . .then we won’t have to hear the word “gay” even once, right?


20 posted on 01/09/2014 9:19:49 AM PST by laweeks
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To: Sir Napsalot

I am sure all the Putin Haters here on FR will be happy...and the HomoPhiles as well

NBC gotta placate da Ghey


21 posted on 01/09/2014 9:26:06 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (Amnesty And Not Ending ObamaCare Will Kill GOP In 2014)
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To: Sir Napsalot

If only they would stop begin a PR tool for Obama.


22 posted on 01/09/2014 9:45:55 AM PST by matt04
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To: Sir Napsalot; All

To: ALL

Backhanded admission that NBC didn’t have any problem praising the ChiComm?


23 posted on 01/09/2014 9:58:57 AM PST by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

The PR tool for Barack Obama said that? I’m astonished.


24 posted on 01/09/2014 10:03:02 AM PST by OrangeHoof (2001-2008: "Dissent Is Patriotism!" 2009-2016: "Dissent Is Racism!")
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To: Sir Napsalot
Backhanded admission that NBC didn’t have any problem praising the ChiComm?

True.
They'll stand up to Putin just like they did the Chinese.

25 posted on 01/09/2014 10:19:48 AM PST by fungoking (Tis a pleasure to live in the Ozarks)
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To: Sir Napsalot
...over human rights abuses, especially regarding anti-gay laws.

Being anti-homo is a human rights abuse? What's next, being a white male will be a human rights abuse?

26 posted on 01/09/2014 11:07:10 AM PST by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: Sir Napsalot

“One at a time” they are already the PR tool of the Obama Administration.


27 posted on 01/09/2014 3:35:27 PM PST by upcountryhorseman (An old fashioned conservative)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Pretty sure it’s going to be like all the previous Olympics; 5 minutes of actual sports coverage, then break for 10 minutes of commercials, 5 minutes of some human interest drivel that nobody cares about, 10 more minutes of commercials, 5 minutes of updating the medal count, 10 minutes of commercials, then finally back to 5 minutes of coverage of the sport you actually wanted to see.


28 posted on 01/09/2014 3:42:20 PM PST by Hoffer Rand (If you like your plan, you can keep your plan. *Asterisk.*)
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To: Hoffer Rand
Pretty sure it’s going to be like all the previous Olympics; 5 minutes of actual sports coverage, then break for 10 minutes of commercials, 5 minutes of some human interest drivel that nobody cares about, 10 more minutes of commercials, 5 minutes of updating the medal count, 10 minutes of commercials, then finally back to 5 minutes of coverage of the sport you actually wanted to see.

And you can bet it will be fag intensive.

29 posted on 01/09/2014 3:44:05 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

NBC is a PR tool for Obama, duh


30 posted on 01/09/2014 3:44:38 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Sir Napsalot

They won’t have time for Putin. They will be spending their time praising the gays and the Muslims.


31 posted on 01/09/2014 3:45:24 PM PST by Rocky (The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it. George Orwell)
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To: Sir Napsalot

‘Homos uber alles!’: NBC marches into the Russian winter...


32 posted on 01/09/2014 3:48:40 PM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat Party!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

Putin should tell NBC he registered as a Democrat and they will polish his shoes with their tongues.


33 posted on 01/09/2014 3:50:04 PM PST by IamConservative (The soul of my lifes journey is Liberty!)
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To: Sir Napsalot

If you have to say it, you’ve already lost.


34 posted on 01/09/2014 3:50:43 PM PST by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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