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Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby twittering debutante » Sun Jul 10, 2005 11:58 am

any moment now
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby gh » Sun Jul 10, 2005 12:15 pm

I give up; who's Anderson Cooper?
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby MJD » Sun Jul 10, 2005 12:16 pm

Look at the Dennis The Menace thread.
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby mojo » Sun Jul 10, 2005 12:17 pm

(CNN reporter)

PLEASE! COULD! IT! BE! WOLF! BLITZER! INSTEAD?

Even as we speak!

That man drives me crazy.
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby twittering debutante » Sun Jul 10, 2005 12:20 pm

"Look at that Ramada sign blowing down!"

That's not journalism, that stupidity.
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby Randy Treadway » Sun Jul 10, 2005 12:45 pm

I'm a FNC watcher. I'll trade you Geraldo Rivera (the ORIGINAL ambulance chaser) for Wolf any day.
Geraldo is still digging for Al Capone's vault.
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby gh » Sun Jul 10, 2005 12:49 pm

ahh, the joys of being one of the few human beings left who doesn't get any of his news from TV.
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby bad hammy » Sun Jul 10, 2005 12:58 pm

> ahh, the joys of being one of the few human beings left who doesn't get any of
> his news from TV.

Why?? The info we get from the talking heads and reporters on TV news obviously is far weaker than print coverage, but oftentimes the video speaks volumes that cannot be said in print.
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby MJD » Sun Jul 10, 2005 1:08 pm

A lot of wind and a lot of rain. You can only watch that so many times.
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby Daisy » Sun Jul 10, 2005 1:14 pm

I have always wondered why the weather men have some stooge out side giving a live broad cast.

YY - "And now we return to xx on some remote mountain pass."

XX - "Yess, thank you yy, I can tell you it's still snowing here."
Background shot is pitch black. May be a few snow flakes visible.

So which part of that picture was worth flying the reporter to the remote pass?
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby bad hammy » Sun Jul 10, 2005 1:19 pm

> A lot of wind and a lot of rain. You can only watch that so many times.

Well, I did qualify my statement with 'oftentimes'. Admittedly ongoing 'cane coverage is pointless.
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby gh » Sun Jul 10, 2005 1:20 pm

>> ahh, the joys of being one of the few human beings left who doesn't get any
>of
> his news from TV.

Why?? The info we get from the talking heads and
>reporters on TV news obviously is far weaker than print coverage, but
>oftentimes the video speaks volumes that cannot be said in print.>>

I didn't preclude radio and the web
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby Daisy » Sun Jul 10, 2005 1:22 pm

>>> the joys of being one of the few ..who doesn't get any...news from TV.

>>but oftentimes the video speaks volumes that cannot be said in print.>>

>I didn't preclude radio and the web

And the web often has excellent video clips if it's worth viewing.
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby bad hammy » Sun Jul 10, 2005 1:25 pm

> And the web often has excellent video clips if it's worth viewing.

Web video at its best sucks compared to the same video on TV. However, you do get much more access and control on the web.
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby bad hammy » Sun Jul 10, 2005 1:37 pm

> I didn't preclude radio and the web

I never listen to radio - way too many commercials with no TiVo to help out. Web news is essential the same as print news to me, to the point that I consider them the same. Well, except for the crappy video available on the web. I use web news daily, along with newspapers, mags and TV.
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby gh » Sun Jul 10, 2005 1:38 pm

I'm just a product of my times: no TV until I was in junior high, no TV allowed on in the house until after dinner, so even in the golden years of Cronkite, Huntley, Brinkley et al., never got into the habit of watching.

Now Jon Stewart on the other hand.....
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby bad hammy » Sun Jul 10, 2005 1:55 pm

> Now Jon Stewart on the other hand.....

So you do watch news! This is the best news show on TV, bar none. And there are many, many bits of news stories that I see here and nowhere else. Oh yeah, it is way funny, too . . .
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby tafnut » Sun Jul 10, 2005 1:59 pm

>> Now Jon Stewart on the other hand<<

I find the tone much more sensible with Jon than Fox.
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby gm » Sun Jul 10, 2005 2:07 pm

>Now Jon Stewart on the other hand.....

who????

any relation to Rod or Martha?
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby MJD » Sun Jul 10, 2005 2:13 pm

I was subjected to similar house rules until I was probably 12 or 13-very controlled TV watching-The Nutcracker Ballet would have been permitted-it didn't take-missed the golden years of Laugh In for example. Did A LOT of reading.
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby MJD » Sun Jul 10, 2005 2:23 pm

...forgot about the waves and the inevitable guy rowing down his street.
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby Dutra » Sun Jul 10, 2005 5:48 pm

>"Look at that Ramada sign blowing down!"

That's not journalism, that
>stupidity.>>

What gets me is that these reporters 'report' as if they are imbedded with a Marine unit under fire.

There's a way out guys. Go INSIDE!
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Re: Anderson Cooper Decapitation Watch

Postby bad hammy » Sun Jul 10, 2005 6:16 pm

OK, I saw this on the TiVo'd local evening news here. Quite humorous. The idea of keeping a bunch of news folks out in the weather is great for the powers that be in the news industry, but a camera looking out a window would convey pretty much the same info.
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