Anyone watch RT (Russia Today) News?

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  1. Bill Hicks

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    Is RT news a station for alternative thinkers/anti-capitalists/conspiracy theorists. A Putin backed propaganda machine or a regular news station? It seems to have an agenda unlike the other news channels as it features people like Assange who has been interviewed several times on it and I believe was a guest presenter once. Also gives good airtime to the likes of Snowden and the Zeitgeist movement etc.
    For a well funded global news channel it's reportage is unlike any other I've seen.
     
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  2. kav

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    I see it as the Russian equivalent of Fox News. It tends to have a strongly anti-US agenda so focuses on things that show the US in a bad light.
     
  3. Bill Hicks

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    Yeah that makes sense. A left leaning version of Fox.
     
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    cant be taken seriously due to its bias and slanted reporting...
     
  5. NewMan

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    That's what kav said. :D
     
  6. Wild Weasel

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    It likes to slag off other countries while glossing over Russia's own gangster state and chronic problems.

    It reminds me of Radio Moscow back in the day. Same old agitprop.
     
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    Only for comedy value.
    Makes Fox News seem only slightly rabid.
     
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    Reports a lot of news that the West ignores and at the same time ignores stories that happen within their own borders.
    I would hardly call it a bad news station and could be considered no better than the sh*t from fox and the bbc TBH.
     
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    Very true, though I would say the BBC just tops them all.
     
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    RT would be a fine channel if they just leave kids alone, please
     

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