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Subject:  Re: OT: Lying weasels at 60 Minutes Date:  3/24/2004  4:41 PM
Author:  markr33 Number:  159055 of 882490

<<The book's publisher is owned by Viacom which also owns 60 Minutes, but the staff of 60 Minutes was too dishonest to disclose that connection>>

I'm just curious if Imus disclosed - during his diatribe - that his program is hosted on the Viacom owned radio station in New York, that the syndication of his program is handled by a Viacom business group, and that his own paycheck says "Viacom" on it?

What? You mean he's generating controversy, getting higher ratings, and increasing his pay without disclosing this obvious conflict of interest?

Wow. Holy ratings, Batman!

Hey, that's pretty funny. I wonder if they planned all this at Viacom specifically to get ratings :-)))

In any case, Imus may be talking about the controversy (along with many others), but I think 60 minutes and Stahl generated the controversy.

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