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News hand wringing.

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Old December 18th 16, 05:39 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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Bill Wright writes:

On 17/12/2016 17:19, Mark Carver wrote:

Having Russia Today viewable within the UK, or anywhere else, isn't
necessarily A Good Thing for the Russian administration !

As time goes on and more and more people start to realise that the BBC slants
the news so much, a lot are turning to other news channels, to the internet
news sites, and to social media, to get other views. Of course this often
means they're out of the frying pan and into the fire.

At least if you have more than one point of view you can compare them,
and if they are different then search around for the truth.

Old December 25th 16, 08:12 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
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"Brian Gaff" wrote in message
I'm not normally annoyed by news, but the recent tendency to spin the
Syria problem into some kind of a crime is starting to annoy me now. War
as what happens when two sides cannot agree to live together and
compromise.War kills people regardless of who they are whether they are
kind to their mothers etc. maybe we need to be reminded what war is or we
will just sanitise things like the us do with terms like collateral damage
as if its some product of a dodgy drug.
War is about killing maiming and lack of justice, end of story. as always
Star Trek covered this back in the 60s where two planets had sanitised it
so much people declared as casualties in a war waged in simulation by
computers just reported to disintegration chambers.

Do that to the leaders and there wouldn't be a


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