Sagacious Himself — brevity in circumlocution: never blague — suffering genius

July 30, 2011

PBS to launch new propagandizing to interweb with “need to know” — contains only what they want you to know

Filed under: BULLSHIT — Sagacious Himself @ 1:21 am

Uniting broadcast and web in an innovative approach to newsgathering and reporting, “NEED TO KNOW” will advance PBS’s role as America’s most-trusted [BULLSHIT] provider of news and information into a dynamic source of current affairs coverage for today’s media consumers. / “Through persistent, strategic innovation during the past three years, PBS has been transforming itself [into propagandizing all ages ministry], taking public media content beyond the television screen [into fantasy land] and making it available on multiple platforms, including the Internet and mobile devices,” said Paula Kerger, President and CEO of PBS. “NEED TO KNOW” is the latest step in this ongoing propaganda evolution. NEED TO KNOW will take the top stories and put them in revisionist history context, offering a deeper understanding of the truthiness of issues of our times that we want you to know.” / “In-depth reporting, pseudo-intelligent analysis, thoughtful brainwashy commentary and relevant features are the hallmarks of PBS public affairs programming,” said Neal Shapiro, President and CEO of WNET.ORG. “NEED TO KNOW” will carry on this tradition of child re-education, but it will break through the limitations of the broadcast schedule and pesky laws by means of a web-based production model that empowers audiences to ‘tune in’ anytime and anywhere to our flavor of reality. “NEED TO KNOW” is truly news for a new generation of conditioned ignorant peoples.” / “NEED TO KNOW” is one of the key components of a PBS news and public affairs initiative, the first phase of which focuses on improving service to



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