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What is your Favorite News Program?

Discussion in 'Open Discussion (Work-safe)' started by Oh8ch, Mar 12, 2004.

  1. Oh8ch

    Oh8ch Cognoscente of Omphaloskepsis Staff Member

    With all the political debate going on I thought it would be telling to find out what news programs folks enjoy most - cable, network, radio - whatever.

    For entertainment value I like O'Reilly.
    For pure news content I lean towards Jim Lehrer (if I can stay awake for the entire program).
    But for objective political debate I don't think anyone can touch Chris Matthews.
  2. BuckBackHome

    BuckBackHome Wolverine is largest member of weasel family

    I hate to admit it, but I never watch the national news on TV. With a one-year old and a three-year old I have turned to getting my national news on-line. I use to love watching ABC Nightly News. In high school I drove my brother crazy because I would watch Headline News for hours. He never could figure out why I would watch the same half-hour show over and over, and I could never explain why.

    When I can I like to catch some Tim Russert. I like his style and approach to interviewing. I cannot sit and watch O'Reilly as I think he is nothing more than someone who thinks the loudest wins.
  3. tibor75

    tibor75 Banned

    Yeah, I'm usually still at work when the nightly news hits. For a good laugh, I usually hit O'Reilly's show. The ignorance and stupidity he displays on a weekly basis all the while keeping a straight face while he says he's impartial make for some amusement after a hard day at work.
  4. DiHard

    DiHard Guest

    cnn's attempts at providing a neutral discussion always get me laughing too.....3 established liberals and one conservative who can never get a word in.....when he/she does....they break for a commercial....

    suffice it to say....there is no such thing as an impartial media outlet.....or a single good source......

    me...i just sample it all and try to weed out the crap from the information....and form my own opinion after reviewing several sources....
  5. BuckeyeSkins

    BuckeyeSkins Go Bucks/Hail to the Redskins!!

    I too enjoy watching/listening to Tim Russert and also Tom Brokaw. Can't really say why with Brokaw but he just strikes me as being forthright and honest but I could be totally off base.
  6. DEBuckeye

    DEBuckeye It ain't easy, bein' cheesy.

    I like the NBC nightly news, and also Tim Russert on NBC. Other than that, I like Fox News. I like Hannity & Colmes, too.
  7. tibor75

    tibor75 Banned

    cnn's attempts at providing a neutral discussion always get me laughing too.....3 established liberals and one conservative who can never get a word in.....

    Yeah, the old conservative line. CNN is liberal. Sure....
  8. DEBuckeye

    DEBuckeye It ain't easy, bein' cheesy.

    Rush Limbaugh calls it the "Clinton News Network". I think that's kinda funny, whether he's right or not.

    Or is it the "Clin-ton News Network", Tibor?
  9. tibor75

    tibor75 Banned

    ClinTon News Network
  10. The KSB

    The KSB 4-4-11/11-5-11

    Sometimes i watch BBC in the mornings, other than that I get most of my news from the paper.
  11. LoKyBuckeye

    LoKyBuckeye I give up. This board is too hard to understand.

    Does the Tonight Show or Conan OBrien count?? :biggrin2: Just Kidding. I once read a story on how some people do rely on them for news.

    I usually throw CNN on in the morning and stick to the paper like KSB. I'll watch the local guys every now and then but I miss them most of the time because I'm playing with the kids before bedtime or I'm at work.
  12. gbearbuck

    gbearbuck Herbie for President

    only watch the local late night news (11:00 news). They don't really cover anything national. I do skim the Dispatch in the mornings (sports, front page, and business sections), if I see something of interest I read the article.
  13. WoodyWorshiper

    WoodyWorshiper THINK, Before You Speak Former College Pick'Em Champ

    I think the "Today" show qualifies as a "News" show.

    Katie Couric is on the "Today" show.

    E'nuff said.
  14. Basebuck

    Basebuck In Texas..

    My favorite listening and reading comes from . By far the most informative reading I have found.
  15. CCI

    CCI Metal Rules

    NbC news with Tom Brokaw, today show with Katie, and I watch fox news

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