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    10/30/2004 11:56:38 AM PDT · by forest · 8 replies · 788+ views
    Fiedor Report On the News #323 ^ | 10-31-04 | Doug Fiedor
    The propaganda wing of the Democratic Party and Kerry campaign tried to stick it to the Bush Administration yet again with another concocted story. Dan Rather, of course, was readying to trash Bush with a Halloween trick on what is still euphemistically called CBS News, but the New York Times scooped him. One would think that these media morons would at least ask around within their own ranks before running stories that later make them look like the biased fools they really are. But no, these rabid lefties are chomping at the bit to "get" bush. Therefore, honor, ethics and...

    10/09/2004 10:45:48 AM PDT · by forest · 23 replies · 1,364+ views
    Fiedor Report On the News #320 ^ | 10-10-04 | Doug Fiedor
    Last week, Cliff Kincaid, Editor of the Accuracy In Media Report[1], wrote that at least two in Congress have considered a Rathergate hearing. Actually, the way I heard it was that Rep. Chris Cox requested that House Commerce Committee Chairman Joe Barton (R-TX) schedule a hearing but Barton was not overly enthused with the idea. Rep. Barton is quoted as saying, "A news organization's responsibility is to facts and truth, but the oversight of network news generally is a matter best sorted out by the viewing public and the news media." I wholeheartedly agree. There is a simple reason most...

    09/25/2004 12:28:27 PM PDT · by forest · 13 replies · 1,109+ views
    Fiedor Report On the News #318 ^ | 9-26-04 | Doug Fiedor
    Concerning those forged memos: What did John Kerry know and when did he know it? There are a few seldom mentioned interesting facts that almost answer that question. The accumulation of "facts" do not speak well for John Kerry and his campaign workers at all. The first interesting tidbit was published in the Sept. 21 edition of the San Francisco Chronicle[1]. The lead paragraph tells the story: "Former Vice President Al Gore's presidential campaign heard but did not pursue allegations about George W. Bush's Air National Guard service, similar to the information in discredited documents aired by CBS News this...

    09/25/2004 12:04:54 PM PDT · by forest · 16 replies · 1,609+ views
    Fiedor Report On the News #318 ^ | 9-26-04 | Doug Fiedor
    Although it is really funny to watch, most of us are getting a bit weary constantly hearing about Dan Rather and his Democratic Party/Kerry campaign-fueled accusations in memogate. This time, the deception of CBS was easily identified and publicly exposed. Unfortunately, that is not always true with the liberal propaganda generally spewed by "Old Media." Quite often, they get away with it. CBS and Dan Rather now want us to believe they were "misled." No they weren't. Terry McAuliffe at DNC and the Kerry campaign had those memos first. CBS admits that their news producer, Mary Mapes, has been searching...
  • How come there is no federal criminal investigation into the CBS memos?

    09/24/2004 3:56:00 PM PDT · by Bugaloogle · 22 replies · 631+ views
    Citizen Journal ^ | 9/23/04 | Lokisfur
    Lokisfur asks: How come there is no federal criminal investigation into the CBS memos? We now have forged US military records that were aimed at undermining the US election process and bringing down the President of the United States .
  • Complaints about Broadcast Journalism

    09/23/2004 2:03:42 PM PDT · by Weirdad · 4 replies · 488+ views
    FCC ^ | 9/23/2004 (probably originally | FCC
    Complaints About Broadcast Journalism Background The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) receives numerous consumer complaints about broadcast journalism (television and radio journalism). Consumers complain that networks, stations, news reporters and/or commentators have given inaccurate or one-sided news reports or comments, have either failed to cover certain events, or have covered them inadequately. Some consumers complain that the news has been staged or that news reports overemphasize or dramatize certain aspects of events. Other consumers object that broadcasters have announced an illness, accident, or a death of an individual before his or her family has been notified, or have in some way...
  • CBS Names 2 to Probe Conduct on Memos

    09/22/2004 4:11:49 PM PDT · by neverdem · 22 replies · 608+ views
    LA Times ^ | September 22, 2004 | Elizabeth Jensen and James Rainey
    CBS News today named two people to investigate what went awry in its reporting on President Bush's service in the National Guard. The network said it had chosen Dick Thornburgh and Louis D. Boccardi. Thornburgh served two terms as governor of Pennsylvania and was attorney general for three years in the administrations of Ronald Reagan and George H.W... Bush. Boccardi retired last year as president and chief executive officer for the Associated Press. He also helped investigate the Jayson Blair scandal for the New York Times. Blair admitted he had falsified stories. "The two-person review panel will commence its work...
  • Chairman Gillespie Statement From Today’s Conference Call (On Rathergate)

    09/22/2004 1:14:53 PM PDT · by RWR8189 · 10 replies · 984+ views
    Republican National Committee ^ | September 22, 2004
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Christine Iverson 202-863-8614Washington DC – Chairman Gillespie made the following comments during today’s RNC conference call: “Many questions still remain. Was a crime committed? I believe so. Obviously, forgery is involved. But the Texas Legal Code also says it is a third degree felony if one ‘makes, presents, or uses any record, document, or thing with knowledge of its falsity and with intent that it be taken as a genuine governmental record’ or ‘makes, presents, or uses a governmental record with knowledge of its falsity.’ “Did the Kerry campaign know about the existence of the...

    09/22/2004 7:13:27 AM PDT · by Deo et Patria · 12 replies · 531+ views
    Television - Variety ^ | September 22, 2004 | Deo et Patria
    Guys, we need to keep the pressure on C-B.S. affiliates. It's working (see the article below), and it may determine the fate of Dan Rather and Mary Mapes. Media fear '60' fallout Tue Sep 21, 6:21 PM ET Pamela McClintock, STAFF Frustration and ire gripped CBS News on Tuesday, with staffers and the main "60 Minutes" newsmag trying to distance themselves from the scandal that has embroiled the spinoff edition of the show. Across the country, CBS affiliates continued to be bombarded with mail from viewers expressing their outrage over Dan Rather in particular and the journalistic debacle in general....
  • Bill Burkett's Methods Revealed

    09/22/2004 6:11:13 AM PDT · by korlapundit · 391+ views
    Now we know what Bill Burkett (aka Lucy Ramirez) used to create his obvious forgeries for Dan Rather's "sugar coat" smear campaign. Hint: it wasn't a typewriter. But it wasn't Microsoft Word either! See the truth revealed . . .
  • CBS producer called Kerry adviser

    09/21/2004 3:09:29 AM PDT · by familyop · 34 replies · 1,788+ views
    CNN ^ | 21SEP04 | CNN
    Mapes suggested Lockhart contact retired officer BurkettA campaign adviser for John Kerry told CNN he spoke with retired Texas National Guard officer Bill Burkett -- the man who CBS said provided them with disputed documents -- days before the "60 Minutes" piece aired and after a call from a CBS news producer, but....
  • Rather issues apology

    09/21/2004 2:52:00 AM PDT · by familyop · 17 replies · 900+ views
    Newsday, AP ^ | 21SEP04 | VERNE GAY AND THOMAS FRANK STAFF WRITERS; The Associated Press contributed to this story
    "Lockhart, the second Kerry ally to confirm contact with Burkett, said he made the call at the suggestion of CBS producer Mary Mapes. . . Yesterday's action comes 12 days after CBS reported that Mapes had obtained memos from the files of Lt. Col. Jerry Killian..."
  • Media's Liberal bias dog finally catches up and bites

    09/20/2004 5:47:45 AM PDT · by LibHater315 · 1 replies · 389+ views ^ | 9/20/04 | LibHater
    Much has been made in this election year of the bias demonstrated by the mainstream media for the Liberal ideals of the Democratic party. Finally, the Liberal attack dog they've created has turned back to bite it's owner. In the rush to out-"Bush"Whack the rest, CBS has, at the least, failed to properly investigate a story that has now cast a hurricane cloudbank over there journalistic credibility. At most, many think Dan Rather knew these documents were forgeries and committed fraud by reporting them as genuine. It was bad enough that they didn't back down and apologize when Dan Rather's...
  • Rather Ambushed at Dallas Airport; Anchor Bashes Fox

    09/19/2004 1:54:23 PM PDT · by thebride · 209 replies · 10,707+ views ^ | September 18, 2004 |
    Rather Ambushed at Dallas Airport; Anchor Bashes Fox September 18, 2004 15:34:06 EDT Fox News has reported that Dan Rather received the "60 Minutes treatment" when he was confronted by a local Dallas TV reporter. Rather has flown to Dallas apparently to help his CBS people in Dallas get their stories straight and bolster their defense. More and more media organizations are picking apart Rather's claims, as more is uncovered about the Texas Democrats who seem to have originated the story. The reporter, from the local Fox affiliate, asked Rather if he felt he was duped. Rather shot back, "Do...

    09/19/2004 7:49:42 AM PDT · by kattracks · 18 replies · 1,255+ views
    New York Post ^ | 9/19/04 | DEBORAH ORIN and STEPHANIE GASKELL
    <p>September 19, 2004 -- President Bush yesterday defended his National Guard record, saying his military supervisors gave him permission to work on a political campaign while he served in the Air National Guard.</p> <p>Bush questioned the authenticity of documents used by CBS News anchor Dan Rather that accuse him of getting special treatment during his service in the Guard. "There are a lot of questions about the documents and they need to be answered," Bush said."I think what needs to źhappen is people need to take a look at the documents, how they were created and let the truth come out."</p>
  • Letter to the Public Editor of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

    09/18/2004 4:53:07 AM PDT · by TheBlindPig · 15 replies · 1,145+ views
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | 9/18/04 | The Blind Pig
    The chief apologist for the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, Public Editor Mike King, issues his monthly denial of liberal bias at his newspaper. I'm not sure of the rules of quoting a newspaper at Free Republic, so click on the link above to read the article. (Also see my blog post here). The part that caught my eye was the section on the AJC's coverage of memogate. It seems to me that the AJC is reluctant to publish any rebuttal from solid sources, such as Col Staudt, about if President Bush recived preferrential treatment in joining the Texas Air National Guard. I...
  • What "Type Face" Would You Rather?

    09/17/2004 10:10:40 PM PDT · by cnuseeme · 10 replies · 1,141+ views
    Opinion Editorials ^ | 09/16/04 | K Marsala
    Let us hope that since John Kerry chose to run his platform over what took place more than thirty years ago that it will become a valuable learning tool in what not to do. Future candidates need to learn there isn't anything more futile than running for office one dimensionally. Alas though, Kerry has insisted he must bloviate at any given moment that he served (four months) in Vietnam, Kerry has now been stumping longer on his service than he actually even served. Wouldn't one think if you asked a former president (Bill Clinton who won two terms) for advice...
  • Kerry's face appears in Ra<sup>th</sup>ergate CYA Memo

    09/16/2004 7:38:45 PM PDT · by Mr. Beamish · 8 replies · 504+ views
    Mr. Beamish's Crank Files ^ | September 14<sup>th</sup> 2004 | Mr. Beamish
    Kerry's face found in Rathergate CYA MemoI'm betting CBS is ready to yank CSI off the air and replace it with a newsroom sitcom. But, there is something really odd about the CYA memo. If you convert the CYA memo into a .jpg file and open it with Windows XP Paint, then use the "fill with paint" icon to color the page gray, a face emerges. As you can see, it's clearly John Kerry's face.
  • Response from L.L. Bean (re: advertising on cBS)

    09/16/2004 12:49:25 PM PDT · by NewJerseyJoe · 41 replies · 3,330+ views
    I received a response from L.L. Bean in regard to my complaint about its advertising on CBS. I had suggested that, if it's a company/product you like, give "customer outreach" a chance before initiating a boycott. (Of course, I acknowledge that there are circumstances in which an immediate boycott might be the preferred course of action.) If you'd like to contact L.L. Bean about this, the correct address is: Thank you for contacting L.L. Bean with your concerns. L.L. Bean did not specifically sponsor or purchase advertising time during the "CBS news with Dan Rather" or "60 Minutes". The...
  • Do you have a scam to report to CBS?

    09/14/2004 8:59:15 PM PDT · by rightgrafix · 11 replies · 1,047+ views
    The CBS Evening News Website asks its viewers if they "Know of a scam that needs investigating?", and if so to email them for investigation. Um ... yes. As a matter of fact we do. And we encourage all Kerry Crushers to e-mail them at the address provided and report to them that a network news anchor most certainly tried to scam the country into thinking they had a "smoking gun" memo damaging to the President that is almost certainly a forgery. We really think they're going to regret having this request on their website.