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WEDNESDAY'S LETTERS: Radio Station Cries 'Enough,' Brennan on 'AntiBrennan,' Media Conspires against Bush?

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WEDNESDAY'S LETTERS: Radio Station Cries 'Enough,' Brennan on 'AntiBrennan,' Media Conspires against Bush?

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In today's letters, New Jersey firefighter Bill Brennan responds to Steve Yahn's recent article about the false commenter "AntiBrennan" on NJ.com, a reader is convinced the media is doing a hit job on the Bush administration, and another thinks that Bush's cohorts should pay for the outcome of the Iraq war.

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Anonymous Sources Pushing U.S. Into Iran

Just a quick e-mail to congratulate [Greg Mitchell] for [his] stand on not parroting potentially inaccurate information, most likely leaked to advance an unjust agenda. [He has] set [himself] apart in a media world corrupted by sensationalism and corporate influence. In light of the Iraq lies, I think it prudent to have any "washington source" identified and on tape when they make statements like the ones referred to in [his] article. Alan Crawford

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Radio Station Cries 'Enough'

Hooray for KSFR! It's about time that someone took the lead in demonstrating what the Fourth Estate is all about. Shame on the "prestigious" dailies for becoming shills for this administration. They've become nothing more than propaganda tools. The American public deserves more accurate/fair/balanced reporting. May many others join in doing the right thing. David TraubLakeville, Minn.

Thank you for your article and please thank manager Bill Dupuy for raising the standard on what is or is not to be reported as factual or documented, before releasing to the public. The public supports the the standard Mr. Dupuy has implemented and hopefully, additional stations, newspapers and other media will follow suit. The position taken is very much appreciated. Jewell Cornette

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Notes on 'AntiBrennan'

"Had nothing to do with the litigation"?

My suit contended that the entire governiong body was "antiBrennan" and that the entire governing body wanted me fired in retaliation for my protected activities. My suit also accused Gallucci et al. of intentional infliction of emotional distress. ... Even if the Dendrite case applied, Gallucci wasn't going to get a Judge to say his comments were irrelevant.

Bill Brennan

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Media Conspiracy Against Bush Administration

It is finally clear to me that there is a concerted, directed effort in the media to convince the American people that President Bush, his vice president and cabinet, GOP members of Congress and military generals never tell the truth, no matter what. …

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