Did You Know...

   

NBC’s Olympic coverage performs a pivotal experiment in understatement

Share
By Doug Powers  •  February 7, 2014 10:09 PM

**Written by Doug Powers

During coverage of the opening ceremony at the Sochi Olympics, in a pre-packaged segment on NBC, the narration referred to decades of murderous Soviet-era communism as a “one of modern history’s pivotal experiments.”

Understatement of the year?

Here’s a Vine of the “pivotal experiments” part. I think Putin asked them to refer to the era as a “collective semi-happy dance,” but a defiant NBC refused:

**Written by Doug Powers

Twitter @ThePowersThatBe

blog comments powered by Disqus
~ For the latest breaking news, be sure to join Michelle's Email List:
Posted in: Media,Politics

Nothing on Terry Bean

December 3, 2014 07:27 AM by Michelle Malkin

Paper that brought down Richard Nixon reduced to fact-checking an SNL skit about Obama

November 24, 2014 05:31 AM by Doug Powers

snl

**Executive order pictured not actual size

Big Truthy is watching (some of) you…and me

November 12, 2014 12:53 AM by Michelle Malkin


Categories: Fairness Doctrine, Feature Story, Politics, Rush Limbaugh, Twitter

Follow me on Twitter Follow me on Facebook