WTF AMERICA? REPORT THE NEWS!!!
12:42 AM | Author:

There is almost no coverage of what's happening to Iran right now... Other than Twitter, Aljazeera and BBC I cannot find ANYTHING! How do you not report on a country that has rioted the way they are, with citizens terrified to leave their houses, with a government that cut out all mobile and internet networks within the country, that is blocking television channels? HOW IS THIS POSSIBLE IN TODAY'S SOCIETY?!?!?

Imagine what you felt during the 2000 elections... except this time the nation knows George Bush circa 2008 and he is running against Obama. Now imagine you believe the Bush rigged the election and they put Obama on house arrest, cut your cell phones off, cut your internet service, shutdown satalite news stations and just ran a goverment sponsered news channel on your TV. Now you go to the streets to protest, just for being outside you will be shot by rubber bullets and beaten by police. HOW THE WOULD YOU FEEL IF THE REST OF THE WORLD IGNORED IT?

I am so pissed off right now that these so-called 24 hour news companies are failing so badly. This election affects the entire world not just Iran. This affects our relations with the Middle East and it affects the entire stability of the Middle East.
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2 comments:

On 6/18/2009 10:40 AM , JW said...

do you know what you started... now every single news source only has the iran conflict... there seems to be nothing else going on in the world other than iran... i'm all for coverage of important events, but this media saturation has made me skip over any "news" source lately...

 
On 6/21/2009 9:09 PM , Kerry Wood's Elbow said...

Good thoughts Beave! I'm not sure if you know me but we've met several times. I used to intern with Ray back in the Elim days!