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GT Snowracer
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posted 02 May 2006 11:18 AM      Profile for GT Snowracer        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Oscar-winner Dreyfuss campaigns against "shaped news"

The Oscar-winning star says an obsession with delivering instantaneous news and images provides too little context for audiences to reflect and understand what is happening in the world.

"The 'war on terror' -- objection to using this term is dead. It's become part of our vocabulary, but what does it really mean? You should know more specifically what you are fighting."

"Reason, logic, civility, dissent and debate -- five ancient words that should be taught again and better, at elementary level, so that people know the difference between news and shaped news," Dreyfuss said.

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Just something I caught, and though you would be interested in reading.... GT


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skeptikool
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posted 02 May 2006 12:48 PM      Profile for skeptikool        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
Really talented, and one of my favourites. Loved him in Nuts with Barbra Streisand.

"Reason, logic, civility, dissent and debate -- five ancient words that should be taught again and better, at elementary level,..."

As evidenced by what happens here at times.


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