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Is local Media out to Lunch ? ?

Is local Media out to Lunch ? ?

Postby 60-YEARS-in-Ktown » Sep 8th, 2017, 9:26 pm

Title should read, Is Local Media , out to lunch ?

Calling the relationship between our PM and a local MP.. A bromance..
Really ..?? Maybe look up the word decorum.. I think that is the word...
I'd like to help You OUT,
Which way did You come in??

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Re: Is local Media out to Lunch ? ?

Postby dirtybiker » Sep 8th, 2017, 9:48 pm

Don't be so harsh...

They seem like a nice couple....

They have $,$$$,000,000.00 much in common !


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Re: Is local Media out to Lunch ? ?

Postby Opeeved » Sep 8th, 2017, 9:52 pm

In the world of TV shows like big brother and 90 day bride, you're surprised?
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Re: Is local Media out to Lunch ? ?

Postby 60-YEARS-in-Ktown » Sep 8th, 2017, 9:59 pm

I cant comment on those shows, as I do not watch TV..
But I am thinking,
If you want to be a journalist or reporter, Dont Piss off the PM..might be a good plan.
Sorry for any disrespect..
I'd like to help You OUT,
Which way did You come in??
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Re: Is local Media out to Lunch ? ?

Postby Queen K » Sep 8th, 2017, 10:00 pm

I just took a look and you're right. The headline and implication is not right at all. Good catch 60 :up:
Please edit "Horgan" to "Premier Horgan" to show solidarity towards a successful tenure. Remember: The NDP Government: 2017 thread is not in the Bickering Room.
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Re: Is local Media out to Lunch ? ?

Postby dirtybiker » Sep 8th, 2017, 10:16 pm

60-YEARS-in-Ktown wrote:I cant comment on those shows, as I do not watch TV..

Sorry for any disrespect..


I also have no TV and have not at this time even read any (so called) news.

This just looked like a fun way to get things going.

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Re: Is local Media out to Lunch ? ?

Postby Raven1 » Sep 9th, 2017, 6:22 am

The only goal of media (local or otherwise) is to capture attention and generate communication.

While the local headlines lack intellectual creativity, they do capture attention. It appears the owners of the media outlets don't particularly care what kind of attention they garner so long as they are noticed.

:200:

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Re: Is local Media out to Lunch ? ?

Postby ferri » Sep 9th, 2017, 8:37 am

“When someone is nasty or treats you poorly, don't take it personally. It says nothing about you, but a lot about them.” ― Michael Josephson
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Re: Is local Media out to Lunch ? ?

Postby Walking Wounded » Sep 9th, 2017, 1:24 pm

60-YEARS-in-Ktown wrote:I cant comment on those shows, as I do not watch TV..
But I am thinking,
If you want to be a journalist or reporter, Dont Piss off the PM..might be a good plan.
Sorry for any disrespect..

If you are a good journalist you should be pissing some people off every now and then. Are you insinuating that reporters should only be nice and watch what they say around the PM?
The only thing a reporter should be concerned with is that what they are reporting is the truth.

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Re: Is local Media out to Lunch ? ?

Postby TreeGuy » Sep 9th, 2017, 1:36 pm

https://www.castanet.net/news/Kamloops/206086/no-way-to-treat-a-tourist

It's all about click bait. Like this article with the headline "no way to treat a tourist" Because the thief should know or care if his victim is a tourist.

That being said, it worked, I clicked on it.

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Re: Is local Media out to Lunch ? ?

Postby 60-YEARS-in-Ktown » Sep 9th, 2017, 1:55 pm

Walking Wounded wrote:
60-YEARS-in-Ktown wrote:I cant comment on those shows, as I do not watch TV..
But I am thinking,
If you want to be a journalist or reporter, Dont Piss off the PM..might be a good plan.
Sorry for any disrespect..

If you are a good journalist you should be pissing some people off every now and then. Are you insinuating that reporters should only be nice and watch what they say around the PM?
The only thing a reporter should be concerned with is that what they are reporting is the truth.

We are talking the Leader of our country, I guess some people respect nothing..
I did a couple stints as a Cadet in Camp Vernon.....nobody got away with disrespecting those in command..
Some of us grew up that way..SIR..
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Re: Is local Media out to Lunch ? ?

Postby WalterWhite » Sep 9th, 2017, 2:09 pm

Raven1 wrote:The only goal of media (local or otherwise) is to capture attention and generate communication.

While the local headlines lack intellectual creativity, they do capture attention. It appears the owners of the media outlets don't particularly care what kind of attention they garner so long as they are noticed.

:200:


True - but current and future advertising clients might.

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Re: Is local Media out to Lunch ? ?

Postby Walking Wounded » Sep 9th, 2017, 2:27 pm

60-YEARS-in-Ktown wrote: We are talking the Leader of our country, I guess some people respect nothing..
I did a couple stints as a Cadet in Camp Vernon.....nobody got away with disrespecting those in command..
Some of us hew up that way..SIR..


I don't care if it's the PM or Joe Schmo, as long as what is being reported is the truth.
I respect the position of PM, but not the pansy arsed fool that holds the position at the moment.

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Re: Is local Media out to Lunch ? ?

Postby rookie314 » Sep 11th, 2017, 3:43 pm

Walking Wounded wrote:
60-YEARS-in-Ktown wrote: We are talking the Leader of our country, I guess some people respect nothing..
I did a couple stints as a Cadet in Camp Vernon.....nobody got away with disrespecting those in command..
Some of us hew up that way..SIR..


I don't care if it's the PM or Joe Schmo, as long as what is being reported is the truth.
I respect the position of PM, but not the pansy arsed fool that holds the position at the moment.


Respect if earned is given. There has been nothing produced by that pretty boy that deserves respect, therefore leader of the county or not, I will not give him that respect. You're cadet story is irrelevant.
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Re: Is local Media out to Lunch ? ?

Postby sublime » Sep 11th, 2017, 3:55 pm

rookie314 wrote: Respect if earned is given. There has been nothing produced by that pretty boy that deserves respect, therefore leader of the county or not, I will not give him that respect. You're cadet story is irrelevant.


So what would "earn" your respect? If he was Conservative would he "earn" your respect? If he put more money back in your pocket would that help "earn" it? I really do not get why people complain about politicians, like they care about you or the little guy. Liberal, con, NDP, doesn't matter... Hopefully your response doesn't include pretty boy or selfie, come with something original.
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