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Old 02-16-2017, 02:15 PM   #1
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Default Venezuela takes CNN off the air

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Although the government did not point to a specific incident, a statement from Conatel accused CNN of misrepresenting and distorting the truth to undermine the country's government. As such, the agency has ordered the immediate suspension of CNN en Español.
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Old 02-16-2017, 02:29 PM   #2
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Doing the same here in the US would be a violation of the 1st Amendment but it's damn sure nice to see someone call it what it is.
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Does Sean Penn support this? I'd like to know.
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Old 02-16-2017, 02:33 PM   #4
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Everyone has the right to talk, and we have the right to change the channel. I have always been a news junkie but news != lies.

Just turn it off and don't patronize their sponsors - and let them know where you stand.
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I'm quite happy to be watching CNN right now. It is wonderful to watch a plain-speaking, common sense president. Watching him rip CNN, ON CNN, is awesome.
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CNN is great for instant coverage of mind boggling, mega-disasters & such. But even that is MUCH better if you almost completely ignore the audio.

For the STORY; the real one, behind whatever jaw dropping visuals they might be showing - almost any other news network or program is better.

In the rush to get thing first they forget it's more important to get it right.
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