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The Left's Control of the Media
Jun 12th, 2018 at 2:27pm
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How did Liberals get control of the media?  I'm not saying they have total control, Fox News and Fox Business are definitely more right wing, but most news outlets have a definite left wing bias.  They fawned all over Obama and they hate on Trump.  And it isn't just news outlets, but Hollywood.  Robert De Niro said, "crappity smack Trump" at the Tony Awards, and he got applause.  What if a Republican actor has said the same with Obama?  All hell would break out.  Hollywood wasn't always so biased, so what happened?
  
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Re: The Left's Control of the Media
Reply #1 - Jun 12th, 2018 at 4:03pm
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Liberals are attracted to media jobs more than conservatives and over the years the news rooms came to be dominated by liberals as a result.
  
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I'm not sure why Liberals would be more attracted to jobs in the media. 

Hollywood used to be more conservative, but that changed over time.  I remember Charlton Heston saying that there were a lot of closet Conservatives in Hollywood.  Is it possible Liberals began a quiet campaign that disadvantaged those on the right trying to get media jobs?
  
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I think it's hard to admit, but the Left has had control of the media on its political agenda for a while now, and it simply achieved its goals.
  

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Reply #4 - Jun 13th, 2018 at 9:08am
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RubyHypatia wrote on Jun 12th, 2018 at 7:37pm:
I'm not sure why Liberals would be more attracted to jobs in the media. 

Hollywood used to be more conservative, but that changed over time.  I remember Charlton Heston saying that there were a lot of closet Conservatives in Hollywood.  Is it possible Liberals began a quiet campaign that disadvantaged those on the right trying to get media jobs?   



Liberals want to change the world, what better way than with information.  Aside from that if you look at politics and college degrees.  Conservatives gravitate toward more practical degrees, engineering and what not.

http://futurefemaleleader.com/most-conservative-and-liberal-college-majors/

It doesn't totally support my thesis, engineers are a lot more liberal than I thought.
  
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Of course, the left has had control over the college classroom for years, so I'm not surprised by how many Liberals they produce.
  
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Reply #6 - Jun 13th, 2018 at 2:16pm
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ahhell wrote on Jun 13th, 2018 at 9:08am:
Liberals want to change the world, what better way than with information.  Aside from that if you look at politics and college degrees.  Conservatives gravitate toward more practical degrees, engineering and what not.

http://futurefemaleleader.com/most-conservative-and-liberal-college-majors/

It doesn't totally support my thesis, engineers are a lot more liberal than I thought. 
Yes, I agree with you on both points, "progressives" want to control information and pretty much everything else. They even got a communist elected Pope.

Probably as college administrations get captured by "progressives", they hire more "progressive" professors in all fields, including the field of engineering.

Once all the engineering professors are "progressive", engineers will start designing bridges that they "feel" will be good bridges, and bridges will start failing when they are brand new...
  
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Reply #7 - Jun 13th, 2018 at 3:39pm
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Jeff wrote on Jun 13th, 2018 at 2:16pm:
Yes, I agree with you on both points, "progressives" want to control information and pretty much everything else. They even got a communist elected Pope.

There are rumors that Pope Benedict XVI served in the Hitler Youth during his teens.  Shocked
  
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Reply #8 - Jun 13th, 2018 at 6:09pm
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SkyChief wrote on Jun 13th, 2018 at 3:39pm:
There are rumors that Pope Benedict XVI served in the Hitler Youth during his teens.  Shocked
National Socialist, Communist...

What differences do you see in practice?
  
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Reply #9 - Jun 13th, 2018 at 11:45pm
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Jeff wrote on Jun 13th, 2018 at 6:09pm:
National Socialist, Communist...

What differences do you see in practice?

In practice - not much, really. 

Both ideologies are oppressive and tyrannical, but I suppose National Socialist is slightly less oppressive than communist.

In Socialism one can own private property as long as the property doesn't produce anything.

In communism. a person who claims to own private property is usually sent to the gulag.  Shocked
  
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