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2008 Canadian Election: Reporting or Managing?

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Do the Canadian media provide their faithful followers with the information they require to make properly informed decisions on election candidates and issues, as a reliable media, responsible to the citizens of their country, are expected to do?
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Or are they more in the business of herding their readers like trusting sheep in a certain direction by en masse spinning of some things, and putting other important issues behind a 'we're not talking about this, nothing interesting here!!' curtain, thus creating a false picture of Canadian society, a false picture that most people, trusting their media, use in making decisions, decisions which would almost certainly be very different if they had a more accurate understanding of what was actually happening; in short, creating a false narrative which will soon become a false history, a narrative which has only a loose connection with 'realpolitik' reality but one which justifies certain actions or policies (or lack thereof) by the government?

Full article at  http://www.rudemacedon.ca/lgi/media-narrative.html

 

 

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(Dave Patterson is a Canadian social-democrat-anarchist patriot, living in exile in Thailand where the process of making a living for a non-corporate worker bee is less onerous, until people in Canada start to care about saving their country. (more...)
 

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