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Ratings War

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Submitted by Beth (United States), Aug 2, 2005 at 16:43

In terms of U.S. televised media outlets, it is all about "the ratings war" that, evidently, supersedes the War on Terrorists. To add insult to that injury, American journalists are taught the doctrine of former CNN anchor, Bernard Shaw: Objectivity must completely overwhelm any hint of patriotism, whatsoever.
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