“Do you ever get the feeling that the news anchors on television are just MINDLESS MEDIA PARROTS repeating the same TALKING POINTS over and over again? Well, if you haven’t, you might after seeing this.”
– Abby Martin
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Abby breaks this down at minute-9:30:[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPiFab-Azhs] Roseanne’s America, Mindless Media Parrots, Shocking Animated Drone Data
Published on Mar 28, 2013
Abby Martin Breaks the Set on Shocking Animated Drone Data, Mindless Media Parrots, & Roseanne’s America.
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EPISODE BREAKDOWN: On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin talks to Wesley Grubbs, data visualizer at Pitch Interactive, about his project displaying shocking data of Pakistan drone statistics using dynamic interactive graphics. Abby then exposes the mindless media parrots that repeat generic scripts with zero questioning and pass it off as news. BTS wraps up the show with an interview with comedian, actress and former US presidential candidate, Roseanne Barr, about her groundbreaking television show, presidential run, sexism, classism and resistance in America.
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Konan’s full report
I count 18 parrotings!