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Date Signed Up:12/13/2010
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#8 - Praven confirmed ass burgers 07/21/2016 on Tiny Cringe Comp +9
#58 - Basically this guy look in the mirror  [+] (1 new reply) 06/05/2016 on /fit/izen considers... +1
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#59 - dern (06/05/2016) [-]
*covers his face*

look to the far left
#4 - Comment deleted 05/01/2016 on i need help 0
#21 - Picture 04/24/2016 on crippling depression comp +10
#14 - Picture  [+] (2 new replies) 04/14/2016 on Hello crippling depression... +44
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#32 - becauseoprahsaidso (04/14/2016) [-]
kek I was reading your post and then this song came on
Johnny Mandel Suicide is painless with lyrics
#25 - zeroqp (04/14/2016) [-]
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#51 - First comment was kinda funny, second one was just embarrassing  [+] (1 new reply) 03/28/2016 on deep +12
#57 - mytwocents (03/28/2016) [-]
#23 - please kill me  [+] (1 new reply) 03/28/2016 on Twist Off +16
#24 - turkishfuck (03/28/2016) [-]
this meam is getting out of hand
#48 - I saw somewhere that he'd snapped the board prior to this and … 03/20/2016 on Rekt +1
#27 - I also have a lot of contacts who have previously left my cour…  [+] (4 new replies) 02/24/2016 on Journalism Is Scary 0
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#61 - sloar (02/25/2016) [-]
And the job market for journalists is actually shrinking, so I've seen first hand literaly hundred of journalists get treated like cogs. There are so many journalists with decades of being scum experience out there who can't find work, so if some rookie wants to leave, there's the door. Save one more mandatory redundancy for HR
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#60 - sloar (02/25/2016) [-]
I've worked 5 years in UK print media, I'm telling you that the people you speak to are full of shit.

I've heard sub-editors on the phone literally selling narrative as the stories are getting prep'd with 30 mins till plate
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#29 - Sethorein (02/24/2016) [-]
Do tabloids not exist in the UK?

And Reuters is European isn't it? I've seen some narrative shilling done by them in the past.

Maybe it's just a case of we'll intentioned people suffering from confirmation bias when they select a narrative...
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#37 - datassman (02/24/2016) [-]
I'm not 100% sure, but I'm fairly certain tabloids dominate the press in the UK. Organisations like the guardian or the spectator are generally ok for day-to-day news, but when it comes to politics both have an extreme slant, similar if not worse than Fox and CNN in the states. also currently a journalism student, but American

In journalism courses, it is true that students are taught to be completely unbiased. At my old uni I was taught by a fairly well-known journalist who was once openly insulted on the air by Bill O'Reilly and in his writing certainly has a somewhat left-position, but he never once taught us to write our personal beliefs. In fact, anything in our writing resembling personal bias resulted in a severe deduction of points from him.

Now once journalists are in the workplace however, I cannot personally speak for to a great extent, but I would think most would at least be doing their best to maintain the Journalistic code of Ethics.
#25 - No but I'm taught by people who have held high ranking positio…  [+] (6 new replies) 02/24/2016 on Journalism Is Scary 0
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#26 - Sethorein (02/24/2016) [-]
Also, perhaps integrity is easier to have when you're at the top of the system than when you're just a cog.
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#27 - inthenameofcake (02/24/2016) [-]
I also have a lot of contacts who have previously left my course and are now in low and mid level jobs in the industry who express similar opinions. People are under strict constraints and are often pushed for getting stories, but nobody is 'forced' into doing anything, and with the multi-skill nature of the work environment people can no longer just be treated like 'cogs' as you put it. Integrity is a strongly upheld value throughout whole organisations here, and is written in their statement. Like I said it might be different in the US, but that's not how it works here.
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#61 - sloar (02/25/2016) [-]
And the job market for journalists is actually shrinking, so I've seen first hand literaly hundred of journalists get treated like cogs. There are so many journalists with decades of being scum experience out there who can't find work, so if some rookie wants to leave, there's the door. Save one more mandatory redundancy for HR
User avatar
#60 - sloar (02/25/2016) [-]
I've worked 5 years in UK print media, I'm telling you that the people you speak to are full of shit.

I've heard sub-editors on the phone literally selling narrative as the stories are getting prep'd with 30 mins till plate
User avatar
#29 - Sethorein (02/24/2016) [-]
Do tabloids not exist in the UK?

And Reuters is European isn't it? I've seen some narrative shilling done by them in the past.

Maybe it's just a case of we'll intentioned people suffering from confirmation bias when they select a narrative...
User avatar
#37 - datassman (02/24/2016) [-]
I'm not 100% sure, but I'm fairly certain tabloids dominate the press in the UK. Organisations like the guardian or the spectator are generally ok for day-to-day news, but when it comes to politics both have an extreme slant, similar if not worse than Fox and CNN in the states. also currently a journalism student, but American

In journalism courses, it is true that students are taught to be completely unbiased. At my old uni I was taught by a fairly well-known journalist who was once openly insulted on the air by Bill O'Reilly and in his writing certainly has a somewhat left-position, but he never once taught us to write our personal beliefs. In fact, anything in our writing resembling personal bias resulted in a severe deduction of points from him.

Now once journalists are in the workplace however, I cannot personally speak for to a great extent, but I would think most would at least be doing their best to maintain the Journalistic code of Ethics.
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