Saturday, May 15, 2004

Focus on what's missing

Chris Montgomery writes in:
What we really should be attacking is not the media directly but the government policies behind it. This should be priority No. 1. The Telecommunications Act of 1996 compounded the problem and the FCC is making matters worse. Limits on media ownership must be put back in place. Without these actions we're spinning our wheels.

Propaganda and infotainment "news" must be outed for what it is. Crank up that blogsphere echo chamber and expose the truth. Try to embarass into action whatever real journalists are actually left. The right has done this with the liberal media myth and look how much traction that has.

Try to stay focused on what's missing in mainstream news, objectivity and analysis. This is something I believe the Left, Right and Center can agree on. We have way too many opinions and not enough facts. As much better men have said, "The truth will set you free." Only ideologues would take issue with that (Fox News, are you listening?).

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