Media Manipulation of Election.

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Old Techie wrote:
You guys are just babies, that are ticked off, because the Liberals are more successful at raising money, than the NDP.


They support and assist huge financial projects that have enormous implications as far as job creation, forward-vision, growth-focused ideology.....that would garner more financial support than people who say no to everything, I would think?

Yeah, whine and cry that they got donations from corporations, guess what, corporations employ hundreds of thousands of BC residents, often with great pay and benefits.
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Once again, the propensity of the confused to wander aimlessly until they are stopped by an ocean gives us hope that sanity will prevail in tomorrow's election.
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Even if we're that lucky, all the whining about losing the election while getting the most votes will be nauseating.
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George+ wrote:Canada’s biggest newspaper chain is pushing hard for another Christy Clark majority government.

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Substitute "anyone with a brain" for "Canada's biggest newspaper chain" and you've pretty much nailed it George.
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Posting on Castanet in favor of a political party, is hardly the same as major media
messing with polls to support their opinions.

In a democracy a much more balanced view is expected in an election.

But not many people read either the Sun or Province any more..biases?

Social media seems to carry more weight.
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Old Techie wrote:You guys are just babies, that are ticked off, because the Liberals are more successful at raising money, than the NDP.

Really..??

If you think the terms "raising money" and "taking bribes" are synonyms, you might be a Liberal..
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The Green Barbarian wrote:
George+ wrote:Canada’s biggest newspaper chain is pushing hard for another Christy Clark majority government.

Substitute "anyone with a brain" for "Canada's biggest newspaper chain" and you've pretty much nailed it George.

Lol...

If you think having a brain would allow you to support Christy Clark and the BCLP, you might be a,

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Hey, look what I found...

NYT.jpg


According to documents filed in the B.C. Supreme Court on Thursday, the newspaper called AdvantageBC a "secretive tax-incentive program.”

The Times’ lawyer, Vancouver-based Neil Chantler, wants a judge to order the society to hand over “financial statements” and “any auditor's report on those statements for the last complete fiscal year of the Society,” and salaries of its directors and contractors.

According to the filing, Hansen initially declined the New York Times’ request for those documents “on the basis that AdvantageBC was allegedly a 'member-funded' society.”
But Chantler disagreed, citing a Mar. 31 B.C. Registrar of Societies ruling declaring “it had failed to comply with the Societies Act by failing to provide the records requested by the New York Times,” the lawsuit alleged.


http://www.metronews.ca/news/vancouver/ ... ogram.html

Guess we can't say all media is biased... New York times seems to be doing a good job.
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Unfortunately, the big bucks corporations own
Pretty much all the media in B.C.

Sad that we have to go to New York to get any balance.
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    George+ wrote:Unfortunately, the big bucks corporations own
    Pretty much all the media in B.C.

    Sad that we have to go to New York to get any balance.
In fairness, the media has certainly carried stories about pay for play, involving both the Liberals and the NDP, and have published polls showing that most people want corporate/union donations eliminated. They've run many stories critical of Christy Clark and the Liberals. What else are you looking for from the media?
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Pathetic that they manipulated polls just to make
themselves look good.

If they did this for the NDP you would be screaming!
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    George+ wrote:Pathetic that they manipulated polls just to make
    themselves look good.

    If they did this for the NDP you would be screaming!

They manipulated all the polls?? Do you have any proof that even one poll was manipulated? If not what you're saying is libellous. Did they manipulate the results last year when polls showed the NDP winning big??

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