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I ask a serious racism question

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by markvid, Jul 8, 2008.

  1. markvid

    markvid Guest

    http://www.thrfeed.com/2008/07/tv-one-to-cover.html

    Network will cover Dem Convention, not Republican.

    How is this not racist? If CNN or Fox, etc chose not to cover the Dem convention, think the Revs. Shakedown would be picketing?
     
  2. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    Yes, CNN or Fox would be rightly criticized for doing this. A black-themed cable channel centered largely around entertainment? It's business.
     
  3. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Because only Republicans are racist. [/mostofthepeoplewhowillpostonthisthread]
     
  4. forever_town

    forever_town Active Member

    I don't see it as racist. I see it as politically biased.

    From a journalism point of view, political bias is more than bad enough.
     
  5. spnited

    spnited Active Member

    "We are not a news organization," said Rodgers, speaking at the opening session of the semi-annual Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills. "We are a television network designed to celebrate African American achievement."

    "My audience is 93% black," Rogers added. "I serve my audience."


    I guess they probably should cover all the black Republican candidates, too. Oh, wait ...
     
  6. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    Amen brother...
     
  7. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    And if We (the station for women) only covered the Democratic convention if Hill had won...same thing.

    TV One is not a news channel. At all.
     
  8. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    The conventions have no constitutional right to be covered. The real criticism should be on the major networks for blowing them off, or the convention planners for making most of the shit so not worth covering in the first place.
     
  9. They better not pre-empt MILF Island.
     
  10. Grimace

    Grimace Guest

    That's a serious racism question? Good lord.
     
  11. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I'd rather watch the conventions than the Olympics...
     
  12. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Well, me too. Just sayin'
     
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