Independent:Russians are coming,but with news or propaganda?

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by KGB_resident, Jan 15, 2010.

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  1. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/media/tv-radio/russians-are-coming-but-with-news-or-propaganda-1869324.html

    http://rt.com/ads

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    Yes, these ads are stupid but it is equally stupid to ban them. It gives corrupted Putin's regime an excuse to ban something similar.
     
  2. A mate- well, an acquaintance- of mine from university is a reporter for RT. He's a bit of a tw@t, if that helps.

    Anyway, those ads are lot less contentious than Fox News, say.
     
  3. TheIronDuke

    TheIronDuke LE Book Reviewer

    Hi KGB. Love the boots. Listen, how much will it take to keep your fat boors off of beaches that decent people want to lie on?

    Cash waiting. Can swap for an E series Merc. Or a tent.
     
  4. perfectly justified in banning them. the left-wing intelligentsia doesn't need more BS to wa*nk off to
     
  5. Generally journalism is the second oldest profession (after prostitution).

    By the way I recall that

    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,531403,00.html

    It was made by the Channel executives. I saw this cartoon on Russian version of MTV channel. Children asked mr.Putin to transport a whale to the Moon but Putin asked $20 mln.

    And this cartoon was shown on Russian TV-1 (state controlled).

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PlW-8fJwOmU&NR=1
     
  6. Your lordship, I fear the beaches you speak about have been baught by mr.Abramovitch and his ilk.
     
  7. Roll on 2012 and the return of Vlad to the Kremlin… should make for some interesting headlines and nervous sphincters in Kiev and Tibilisi.
     
  8. But why the ban is justified? From my point of view the ads expose the Russia Today as an unserious news source and are rather selfdamaging.