Where do you get your news from?

Discussion in 'Politics' started by beachbum7, May 24, 2004.

  1. beachbum7

    beachbum7 Lookin' for any fun

    I'd like to know where your get your "news" (the serious news, which for me, as I much as I love sports, it doesn't count as serious news). Since I got the 'net on my computer, I usually don't watch the news on 10 pm each weeknight (which, by the way, does come in English). I usually go to the BBC's website (www.bbc.co.uk), since I think that's a great news website. I also take a lot at the independent media, such as AlterNet (www.alternet.org) and the The Nation (www.thenation.com), since I think they're good sites for news, and I can hear about things not picked up by the mainstream media.
  2. grim_rebel

    grim_rebel Member

    I'd still say those are pretty mainstream. Some forums have great news, check out 'media traders' over here:




    Meh... can't be fucked to type out a hundred links.

    Go here http://www.konformist.com/ and look towards the bottom, you'll have all the underground links you'll need. Enjoy, and don't let your brain explode :D

    But i'd advise checking out the first forum as you have the ability to post anonymously concerning any of the cited sources. Cheers
  3. scarlettchasingroses

    scarlettchasingroses strawberry tart

    NPR when I'm driving to work in the morning.....I like watching BBC World News at night sometimes....I work at a newspaper so I have access to The Associated Press and Knight Ridder Newspaper wire services....
  4. booshnoogs

    booshnoogs loves you

    I get my news mostly from google and newstran.

    My morning routine lately has been to check cnn, fox news, and drudge. I also listen to the news on the radio in the morning.

    Then as time permits, I go to google and newstran and research the stories that interest me.
  5. grim_rebel

    grim_rebel Member

    google eh?


    I have a lot more websites but i'd rather let much more capable and time-free people do the hard work for me at: www.guerrillanews.com/forum ---> Media-traders

    of course, there are some psychos on there, but don't mind them. They tend to stay in the conspiratorial section. ;)
  6. scarlettchasingroses

    scarlettchasingroses strawberry tart

    forgot to mention that i enjoy reading the chicago tribune immensely....
  7. Maverick

    Maverick Banned

    When I'm eating, I usually watch the news channels. If I watch TV, I flip through the news. I don't get my news from online, don't trust it. Research online is good, but not news.
  8. LuciferSam

    LuciferSam Member

  9. mynameiskc

    mynameiskc way to go noogs!

    i try to get it from a variety of sources, try to get different perspectives on the same story if possible. i don't trust reporters to keep a neutral stance, so on the major topics, i try to get more than one view. i don't like being given a skewed and limited concept of what's going on, that leads to flawed logic.
  10. bluegill

    bluegill Member

    i like CNN followed by msnbc, i like to watch fox just to see what kind of 1-sided bullshit they will say next, but i usually just watch CNN, or read it on the net.....fox news is a joke
  11. WayfaringStranger

    WayfaringStranger Corporate Slave #34

    i actually make mine up. its been about fifteen years and i dont think anyones caught on yet.
  12. mynameiskc

    mynameiskc way to go noogs!

    lol. i watch cnn for the same reason you watch fox.
  13. Maverick

    Maverick Banned

    Clintons News Network
  14. booshnoogs

    booshnoogs loves you

    Thought it was the Communist News Network.
  15. pandiebeer

    pandiebeer Member

    I get my news from Bill O'Reilly
  16. mynameiskc

    mynameiskc way to go noogs!

    who's o'reilly?

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