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Lots of mainstream journalists will back rightist parties regardless of their personal preferences, because otherwise they simply lose their job. It's happened in France, USA and the UK a lot recently, and in Italy, well, better not get into that. I don't know about Germany.

But a poll of what they personally feel does not necessarily reveal much of what they convey.

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed. Gandhi

by Cyrille (cyrillev domain yahoo.fr) on Thu Sep 11th, 2008 at 05:16:04 AM EST
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It's true, that journalists are often not allowed to write negative stories about enterprises, especially advertising customers.

But there is as well public media, and e.g. the SPD owns some newspapers.

Der Amerikaner ist die Orchidee unter den Menschen
Volker Pispers

by Martin (weiser.mensch(at)googlemail.com) on Thu Sep 11th, 2008 at 08:19:35 AM EST
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