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Tuesday 08/06/13

Notes from the Ag Media Summit: Reporting versus Agvocating
On Monday, I got to be on a panel with Sarah Muirhead, publisher of Feedstuffs, and Greg Henderson of Drovers. We discussed the issues of ag reporting versus "agvocating," both how the lines have blurred and how we have to approach all those emotional issues in agriculture.[Read Full Blog Post]
Posted at 6:28AM CDT 08/06/13 by Chris Clayton | Post a Comment
Comments (11)
WOW Chris it will be great when Beef Pork magazines stop attacking the RFS and tell us how the JBS and Smithfield takeover of packinghouses and a large share of the livestock feeding and production is going to affect the midwest. I am sure that cheap corn is on there lobbying agenda.
Posted by melvin meister at 7:31AM CDT 08/06/13
What is not troubling about the Obama administration. See http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324809004578638011223033512.html?mod=WSJ_Opinion_LEADTop
Posted by John Olson at 7:43AM CDT 08/06/13
Still more evidence of Obama's corruption see http://www.nationalreview.com/article/355157/obamas-watergates-victor-davis-hanson To think that Obama should be trusted with our healthcare? Time for rino's to defund Obamacare!
Posted by John Olson at 8:08AM CDT 08/06/13
Corruption over runneth John,,, remember in 2008 Obama said he was 47 years old, last week he said he was 51 and NOW he stated he was 52!!!! GO GET EM TEA PARTY!!!!!!
Posted by Jay Mcginnis at 11:56AM CDT 08/06/13
Open your eyes Jay see http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/08/05/hey-obama-you-are-stupid-bad-man-viral-egyptian-music-video-accuses-obama-of-supporting-terrorism-muslim-brotherhood/
Posted by John Olson at 12:13PM CDT 08/06/13
Chris, Is objective reporting a product that can be produced anymore? FOX and other "news" outlets promote their lack of objectivity and their adoring audience repeats it all as fact. The WSJ always had a sterling reputation in my youth and now it is a rag echoing FOX type rant. When you see it being quoted by known crazies, you know its credibility is gone.
Posted by Don Thompson at 7:10AM CDT 08/07/13
Don I like your post only you forgot that a little truth also helps.
Posted by melvin meister at 8:04AM CDT 08/07/13
Why do you highlite Fox, Don? NBC, CBS, ABC, CNBC are so ratings oriented, even their weather forcast is unpredictable.
Posted by Bonnie Dukowitz at 9:43AM CDT 08/07/13
Yeah but Bonnie,,,, did you see Fox's election predictions last Nov compared to the others? I myself prefer NPR or BBC to the big guys but Faux News is where I go for a laugh!
Posted by Jay Mcginnis at 5:33AM CDT 08/08/13
I wanted to thank all of your guys for your posts. We tend to grapple a lot with these issues and the kind of media people gravitate to watch these days.
Posted by CHRIS CLAYTON at 6:31AM CDT 08/08/13
More laughs for you Jay - see http://newsbusters.org/blogs/geoffrey-dickens/2013/08/07/abc-cbs-and-nbc-morning-shows-bypass-obamas-gaffes-jay-leno
Posted by John Olson at 7:12AM CDT 08/08/13
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