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Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Selective Quoting Changes the Context of a Speech

Once again the DNC media organizations, the AP and Reuters pulled out selected lines from the President's speech at the Naturalization Ceremony on Monday in their coverage of the speech. To compound matters, both organizations used the exact same quotes from the speech. The quotes came from the end of the speech, where the speaker is usually "wrapping up".

They neglected to include anything about the President's immigration reform or his stance on illegal immigration. The actual transcript of the speech conveys a completely different message than either the AP or Reuters would have you believe. Not really a surprise, eh?
Here's my post over at Newsbusters...

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