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CBS Shills For War, Violence, Toxic Drugs, Animal Flesh, Lower Broadcast Standards

by Peace Media Friday, May. 29, 2015 at 8:09 AM

Billionaire Sumner Redstone and his nephew Les Moonves are ultimately responsible for the hawkish, fearmongering, violent programming shown on the CBS network.

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1. CBS, the Columbia Broadcasting System, is a warmonger. Its news shows including "This Morning" have totally censored the American peace movement which includes, depending on the poll, between 75% and 90% of all Americans. Charlie Rose has been beating wardrums on CBS and PBS for decades.

2. CBS is a fleshmonger, not only having made over a trillion dollars in advertising animal cadavers, but in working in animal flesh product placement in sitcoms and news shows.

Cigarette ads are banned from the airwaves. Booze ads have been reduced. But meat which causes a majority of the deaths in the US every year (more than tobacco, traffic and other accidental deaths, alcohol etc. is pushed by corporations to the most obese nation on earth. The US has more tv food ads than any other country.

3a. CBS promotes violence and racism by carrying Cops Reloaded, a show involving actual police arrests with white police regularly slamming black men down on the ground. Cops Reloaded violates individual rights to smoke marijuana, regularly featuring pot arrests.

3b. CBS is a fearmonger and violence promoter with much of its programming. An inordinate amount of attention is given to murder shows. It is polluting the minds of millions of children.

4. CBS' crime investigation show NCIS promotes torture of Muslim prisoners and Russophobia.

5 CBS is perhaps the most tasteless of the major networks, with "Two Broke Girls" being a new low.

6. CBS and other networks profiteer from drug company advertising of products which cause death, paralysis, injury.

7. The show "This Morning" covered Nebraska's vote to end the death penalty but failed to mention that 43 of the 50 states in the country did not commit prisoner murder in 2014.

8. CBS does not publicize the executions occurring in the US. No country may join the European Union if it is involved in prisoner murder.

9. CBS is not interested in giving the American public, who own the airwaves , interactive talk shows.

10. CBS and other tv networks, Ralph Nader has said, have purchased their broadcast licenses at pennies on the dollar, yet have made trillions by taking airtime to push unnecessary products on the public. The original FCC was designed for decentralized community control of the airwaves.

11. CBS refused to back up its reporter Dan Rather who exposed G W Bush's being AWOL from his military post.

12. With shows such as "Meatballs and Spaghetti" CBS has for many years promoted meat consumption to children. Owen Parrett MD has written of the relationship between meat and children's leukemia. Marvel Productions was involved in the animation.

Morley Safer, Walter Cronkite and other CBS reporters during the Vietnam War publicly after a few years stated their opposition to the war. That has not happened with the current owners and current news staff.

One alternative: http://democracynow.org

http://fm.cnbc.com/applications/cnbc.com/resources/img/editorial/2014/10

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