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Old 05-04-2012, 09:16 PM   #133
SteveEisenberg
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Originally Posted by Prestidigitweeze View Post
The mere fact that people prattle about the "corporate" New York Times (as if all major newspapers weren't corporate) while giving the New York Post a free pass suggests a deeper bias that is political in nature.
Maybe, but your own back and forth, pro-NY Times/anti-NY Times post, shows that this isn't left/right political in nature, as both sides attack the Times:

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Originally Posted by Prestidigitweeze View Post
Like every other national paper, this one has a corporate agenda which involves lying on a regular basis.
There is only one other US general interest news gathering* national newspaper, the Washington Post. and the Post faces the same sorts of politicized attacks.

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Which is why no one who wants to understand world events relies on this or any other standard U.S. paper to tell them the whole story.
That's where serious non-fiction current affairs books, most of them published by the equally reviled big six publishers, come into play.

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* I don't mention USA Today here because it is primarily an aggregator of news gathered by others.
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