[ RadSafe ] Fwd: [DailyBrief] Radiation rockets on sale
crispy_bird at yahoo.com
Wed May 11 15:05:34 CEST 2005
We have friendly fire accidents do to a lack of
intelligence and the "fog of war." It is not due to
--- Gerry Blackwood <gpblackwood at yahoo.com> wrote:
> "His answer? He said he is a journalist first, then
> an American. Therefore it was his duty to keep his
> mouth shut,"
> This is why we have a category known as "friend Fire
> --- John Jacobus <crispy_bird at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > That certainly sounds like a simplist answer. How
> > did
> > the class debate the issues? Sorry you had to
> > your time going to college, but obviously the
> > discourse did not affect your ability to make your
> > own
> > decisions. Maybe college professors are not as
> > influencial as we give them credit for.
> > Nevertheless,
> > this story makes for good newsreporter bashing.
> > --- "Glenn R. Marshall"
> > <GRMarshall at philotechnics.com>
> > wrote:
> > > Considering the source, this is not at all
> > > surprising. I remember watching an old PBS show
> > as
> > > part of an Ethics class (if you ever want to see
> > why
> > > the world is so screwed up, take and ethics
> > > and look at the drivel our professors are
> > shoveling
> > > down the throat of your college student - at
> > > expense). Anyway, one our beloved TV news
> > magazine
> > > reporters (I know who it was but I suppose it
> > > doesn't matter right now) was asked by the
> > moderator
> > > what he would do if, as a battlefield reporter,
> > > obtained reliable information that the Army
> > division
> > > he was covering was walking into an ambush where
> > > they would all be slaughtered. His answer? He
> > said
> > > he is a journalist first, then an American.
> > > Therefore it was his duty to keep his mouth
> > > move to a safe location, and report news of the
> > > slaughter. All the while feigning shock and
> > horror,
> > > I imagine. Guess it sells more advertising
> > > space....
> > >
> > > Glenn Marshall
> > >
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Gerry Blackwood
> > [mailto:gpblackwood at yahoo.com]
> > >
> > > Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 5:28 PM
> > > To: Daily Brief; Rad Safe; PMCS; Johnmacsgroup
> > > Subject: [ RadSafe ] Fwd: [DailyBrief] Radiation
> > > rockets on sale toterrorists
> > >
> > > The title of this news report should have been,
> > > "When Reporters Cross the Line"
> > > . . .
> > +++++++++++++++++++
> > "Embarrassed, obscure and feeble sentences are
> > generally, if not always, the result of
> > obscure and feeble thought."
> > Hugh Blair, 1783
> > -- John
> > John Jacobus, MS
> > Certified Health Physicist
> > e-mail: crispy_bird at yahoo.com
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> "Dante once said that the hottest places in hell are
> reserved for those who in a period of moral crisis
> maintain their neutrality."
"Embarrassed, obscure and feeble sentences are generally, if not always, the result of embarrassed, obscure and feeble thought."
Hugh Blair, 1783
John Jacobus, MS
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