The Instigator
revleader5
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18 Points
The Contender
AdamCW12
Con (against)
Winning
24 Points

Anybody who wants the REAL news watches BBC, or foreign World News channels.

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/26/2007 Category: Politics
Updated: 9 years ago Status: Voting Period
Viewed: 1,588 times Debate No: 1011
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revleader5

Pro

PLEASE READ ALL OF THE ARGUMENTS BEFORE VOTING.

This is a four rounder. Just give a 1 paragraph outline of what you'll be saying.

I'll be proving that all news channels are bias and have some connection or other with the government and so don't tell you everything. I'll then prove that BBC is the only honest network, although they might be headed for a turn soon. I also have two other networks I'll be outlining that are good.

I will probably lose this debate because most people on this site, who are under 16, just vote after reading the topic.
AdamCW12

Con

Alright well first off there is no reason to just say that the BBC and the World News Channels are the best. Because 1. They all have the same credibility if not more within the US 2. You assume that Non-American new channels are better (and yes that's what you are doing the BBC). 3. I have grown to distrust anything I hear on the news, and you automatically assume that everyone else is better, than the US, which is wrong in its self you have no reason to discredit any other news source even in a debate.
Now your job in your next argument is post which news channels we are talking about and also explain why you are bashing America, and also defend yourself.
Debate Round No. 1
revleader5

Pro

I like how you are acusing me of hating american news channels. I don't hate every news station that has something to do with America. I only really hate NBC, Fox, CBS, ABC, and CNN. They are obviously bias. This is not true at all. Please tell me where I ever said I automatically assume american news channels are lying.
AdamCW12

Con

At the point when you began to bash American is when you posted the debate saying that real news comes from BBC and Foreign News Channels, and to say that those stations are the only biased one is a big, big overstatement. You automatically assume that they aren't not biased that all they do is preach the truth, and at the point you think that you lose the debate cause you are so one sided the BBC and every other news stations have there own biased so dont say those are the only biased stations. So now here is what you have to do to win provide evidence that BBC is not biased.
Debate Round No. 2
revleader5

Pro

You cannot prove that the networks are unbiased. I can prove they are. To destroy your upcoming 3rd round argument, I'll prove they are biased in the 4th round.

I want to see what you'll say in this round, seeing as how you now have no argument except to tell me, "How are they biased?" which I've already said I'll explain in round 3.
AdamCW12

Con

Well first off that is my argument all news sites and channels are all biased in some way... Which does not make Foreign Word News Channels better. You proved me right everyone will now vote negative because you cant prove that they arnt biased cause i know they are.
Debate Round No. 3
revleader5

Pro

Thank you for proving MY point. You will just keep on saying they aren't biased and I'm proving your point. You proved my point by saying I proved yours when I said nothing. You, my friend, are full of crap. You obviously have shown no knowledge of any bias in medias. I will lose this debate however because I have built up a huge following of people who hate me. Congrats.
AdamCW12

Con

Uhhh no you these people dont "hate you" you just make stupid arguments about stupid things. Let me break this down for you.

1. You have no evidence throughout the debate on how BBC or Foreign news channels are even better... Flow that to the negative.

2. I agree that news sites are biased, but not just American news sites, ALL news sites.

3. You win nothing by proving nothing. I win everything i prove in my last two points why i win.

So here is what people should vote on

1. Ron Paul sucks (sorry he does)
2. The Aff Proves notthing
3. The neg proves that while american news sites are biased so are ALL news sites.
4. The Final Voting Issues is no evidence has been presented by the aff (who has the burden of proof) for him to win.

So Vote for the neg today because of that alone.
Debate Round No. 4
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Posted by 08tsuchiyar 9 years ago
08tsuchiyar
Too bad I agree with Revleader because this is very childish....
Posted by dalzuga 9 years ago
dalzuga
revleader, i just realized you're 13. from other debates, i thought you were pretty smart, i never thought u'd be this young lol
Posted by nrw 9 years ago
nrw
I'm sure it's more because of your arguments rather than you.

Just brush it off, man.

Don't talk about those guys then - just debate the debates out - let the other voters vote for you then. All your doing is increasing your chances of losing when you be pessimistic.
Posted by revleader5 9 years ago
revleader5
I don't mean to say it that way NRW. But in case you don't know, Theoreau, policydebategod, dorky, Abney1226, etc, all vote against me everytime.
Posted by nrw 9 years ago
nrw
Rev, you miss the boat. Adam said like every round that his point is that ALL news is somewhat bias, and you provide no reason why the bias in Fox, CNN, ABC, etc., etc. is any worse than the bias elsewhere.

Rev, this debate is very winnable - try to give yourself a little room and be smart.

First, make the topic less specific. Try: "The main news stations of the US are extremely biased." Then, in the debate, you can talk about how the BBC, etc., are better.

Also, I think you are trying to be too crafty with the "I'll see what you say in the next round" stuff. This is very unpersuasive, as it seems you never follow it up with anything that helps you.

Lastly, quit whining about people 'hating' you. Nobody hates you. You lose debates because you lose arguments. Everytime you say "people hate me," it just decreases your credibility further. People would vote for you more if you stopped saying that.

-nrw
Posted by revleader5 9 years ago
revleader5
Where did you ever prove all news sites are bias?
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