Author Topic: Concerted TV propaganda attack against welfare claimants  (Read 961 times)

lankou

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Concerted TV propaganda attack against welfare claimants
« on: January 10, 2014, 09:46:46 AM »
First it was "Benefits Street,", last night in was that evil witch Katie Hopkins in BBC1 This Week, and this morning it is the Wrightstuff.

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Re: Concerted TV propaganda attack against welfare claimants
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2014, 11:37:23 AM »
Before we all go too far, let's take a step back and look at the link.

Benefits Street - a documentary about community spirit in the "Austerity" that we're suffering that was skewed by the producers.

This Week - a programme that reacts to stuff on TV, the press and the internet.

The Wright Show - see "This Week"

So no attack, just two channels reacting to a third.
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Re: Concerted TV propaganda attack against welfare claimants
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2014, 11:40:02 AM »


This Week - a programme that reacts to stuff on TV, the press and the internet.


In this instance letting the witch have more or less free reign was just propaganda not related to anything else other than the propaganda onslaught.

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Re: Concerted TV propaganda attack against welfare claimants
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2014, 11:45:30 AM »
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So no attack, just two channels reacting to a third.

Or taking their lead from the third
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Re: Concerted TV propaganda attack against welfare claimants
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2014, 12:59:00 PM »
I think Ms H often ends up shooting herself in the foot.  She no doubt thinks that she is someone who 'tells it how it is' which can be a good thing.  However, a big however, she has been so nasty about so many disparate groups of people that she is very unpopular even with readers of a certain newspaper we all love.

I like people who are forthright and say what they mean but if they are having to tell us they know what they mean then I'm always suspicious.  There is a thin line between forthright and being rude  and nasty.  Equally many outspoken people fail to do their research and are consequently often just plain wrong.

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Re: Concerted TV propaganda attack against welfare claimants
« Reply #5 on: January 10, 2014, 02:26:17 PM »
There are a number of people who believe that if they assert something often enough and loudly enough it becomes true.

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Re: Concerted TV propaganda attack against welfare claimants
« Reply #6 on: January 10, 2014, 05:00:24 PM »
Oldtone, that's the premise of this government after all.....

There's not a hole deep enough for that evil slime woman.

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Re: Concerted TV propaganda attack against welfare claimants
« Reply #7 on: January 10, 2014, 06:01:37 PM »
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"Sun columnist Katie Hopkins said the chancellor should have gone further when he announced plans to cut 12bn from the benefits budget this week."

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25678093

Aha - 'Sun' columnist.  That explains it!