Anti Gunners & Media

Discussion in 'Politics' started by LittleGun, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. LittleGun

    LittleGun Active Member

    Jun 27, 2008
    Here is something I've been trying to figure out. How did anti gunners get control of newspapers and television? And why did they fail to control talk radio? What are your thoughts?

  2. M. Sage

    M. Sage TGT Addict

    Jan 21, 2009
    San Antonio
    They don't fail to control radio, they just don't control as much of the radio.

    Radio is still a weird medium is probably why, and it does vary from market to market. Back in the Bay Area, radio was hugely left-wing, while here in SA, even TV is a bit more conservative (actually, I find it a lot more balanced - there was no balance in CA).

    Just look at NPR: the hard left owns it.
  3. navyguy

    navyguy TGT Addict

    Oct 22, 2008
    DFW Keller
    But of course they are trying to control radio by pushing the "fairness doctrine. If that ever passes, it will be the end of talk radio, and a major blow to the constitution.
  4. JKTex

    JKTex Well-Known

    Mar 11, 2008
    DFW, North Texas
    The media is a business. They need "customers" who love them and they need shock and awe to keep their attention. Any way to divide and issue into 2 greatly opposing sides is a chance to incite emotion and get attention.

    The media isn't what the media was born to be. Like everything, it's about the $$$.
  5. 483

    483 Member

    Apr 11, 2009
    Dubna, Russia
    Video killed radio star,
    Video killed radio star :^)
    (singing and whistling)

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