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Matt Lauer Decries “Laziness Of The Media” In Wake Of Ann Curry’s ‘Today’ Exit
Yahoo TV ^ | 9/10/13 | Deadline team

Posted on 09/11/2013 10:20:43 AM PDT by Baynative

It’s been more than 14 months since Ann Curry’s unceremonious exit from NBC’s Today, and now Matt Lauer is lashing out at the way the situation was handled in the media.~snip~

“The way the media treated what happened with Ann Curry was a disappointing learning experience,” he told Esquire. “I was disappointed by the laziness of the media, the willingness to read a rumor, repeat that rumor, and treat it as a fact.”

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I can't help but marvel at how the people who make a living pushing rumors on America as if they were facts get all pissy when they think their own happy hour pals have slighted them.
1 posted on 09/11/2013 10:20:43 AM PDT by Baynative
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To: Baynative

Who is Matt Lauer?


2 posted on 09/11/2013 10:21:34 AM PDT by South40
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To: South40

And who the heck is Ann Curry?


3 posted on 09/11/2013 10:22:06 AM PDT by South40
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To: Baynative

I thought these clowns got cancelled.


4 posted on 09/11/2013 10:22:11 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company after the election, & laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: South40

What’s an ‘NBC’?


5 posted on 09/11/2013 10:24:01 AM PDT by barmag25
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To: South40

6 posted on 09/11/2013 10:24:23 AM PDT by BigDaddyTX (Don't Mex with Texas)
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To: Baynative

Just what network was it that edited a 911 call to start a rumor about a “racist”?


7 posted on 09/11/2013 10:24:50 AM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: Baynative
Matt Lauer is a very industrious commie propagandist. He is
appalled that his comrades don't work as hard as he does.
8 posted on 09/11/2013 10:24:56 AM PDT by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Baynative

Never heard of them. Is this something to do with the National Enquirer?


9 posted on 09/11/2013 10:24:57 AM PDT by elhombrelibre (Liberal women now play the vagina card to win their arguments.)
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To: Baynative

I never watch that show, and I couldn’t care less about any of its talking heads.


10 posted on 09/11/2013 10:25:50 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Baynative
Why is he in the least surprised “by the laziness of the media, the willingness to read a rumor, repeat that rumor, and treat it as a fact.”

His network, NBC, has been promoting the global warming lie since the 90’s.

They've supported anything that Obama says since 2008.

Pretty much all they've got is non-facts. They’d probably be out of business if they ever decided to report on the news.

11 posted on 09/11/2013 10:27:10 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: South40

“Who is Matt Lauer?”

Someone that repeats rumors then bitches others do the same.


12 posted on 09/11/2013 10:28:33 AM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: barmag25
What’s an ‘NBC’?

The National Barack Channel, also known as the communications arm of the Obama Administration.

13 posted on 09/11/2013 10:28:44 AM PDT by South40
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To: elhombrelibre
*Never heard of them. Is this something to do with the National Enquirer?*

I think they used to work for The Onion until Herbert Kornfeld became more popular...

14 posted on 09/11/2013 10:29:02 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876
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To: BigDaddyTX

lol!


15 posted on 09/11/2013 10:29:07 AM PDT by South40
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To: South40
Who is Matt Lauer... and who the heck is Ann Curry?

Aren't they two of the porn stars who've just contracted HIV?

16 posted on 09/11/2013 10:34:33 AM PDT by Third Person (Welcome to Gaymerica.)
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To: barmag25

NBC = Nobody Cares


17 posted on 09/11/2013 10:35:25 AM PDT by Average Al
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To: BigDaddyTX
The critics panned that movie, but I liked it for what it was. And, it's the first time I was ever able to stomach Matt Lauer.

(Um, but not the way Will Ferrell was stomached...)

Where the f' was he complaining about laziness of the media before the election of 2008?

18 posted on 09/11/2013 10:40:38 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: Baynative

Edward R. Murrow is spinning in his grave.

19 posted on 09/11/2013 10:41:31 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Baynative

you mean like george zimmerman? or paula dean? or...


20 posted on 09/11/2013 10:43:32 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: Baynative

The GAY MAFIA at NBC News absolutely hated her, and bullied her mercilessly, since she didn’t bow down to them.

THOU SHALT NOT P**s OFF THE QUEERS in today’s gay-run Mainsteam media world.


21 posted on 09/11/2013 10:47:14 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: Baynative

“I was disappointed by the laziness of the media, the willingness to read a rumor, repeat that rumor, and treat it as a fact.”

Wait a minute, isn’t that exactly what he and his cohorts in the lamestream media do for a living?


22 posted on 09/11/2013 10:53:53 AM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: South40

Ann Curry: fiftyish newsreader who, after Katie Couric’s last day, moved to the main set dressed up like a French whore in a vain attempt to snare the cohost job. Has spent the last decade moaning about it. Apparently this is of interest to those who watch commercial-saturated morning shows and who buy People Magazine.


23 posted on 09/11/2013 10:55:44 AM PDT by relictele ("An elective despotism was not the government we fought for..." - James Madison)
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To: elhombrelibre

No, National Enquirer has standards.


24 posted on 09/11/2013 10:57:04 AM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: Wiser now

The same one that rigged a pick-up truck’s gas tank to explode on command?


25 posted on 09/11/2013 11:07:28 AM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Uncle Miltie: Obama poisoned race relations for a generation. Everything is racial now.)
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To: Baynative
White Powder Matt said THAT?
26 posted on 09/11/2013 11:10:31 AM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: martin_fierro

Look there. A complete idt dress like a fool. Not sure about the one on the left.


27 posted on 09/11/2013 11:15:08 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Make today a great day. Insult a liberal.)
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To: Baynative
“I was disappointed by the laziness of the media, the willingness to read a rumor, repeat that rumor, and treat it as a fact...about someone on our side."

There, fixed it.

28 posted on 09/11/2013 11:28:13 AM PDT by polymuser ("We have a right to debate and disagree with any administration!" (HRC))
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To: South40
Ann Curry was the leftist lie spewing early morning Asian eye candy until she got a boyfriend, got knocked up and hit 40. At that point she was no use to reality media and she was placed under a bus and ground into Kim Chee paste by her "dear friends"

LOL - and she's surprised it happened to her - dingdongdingdongdingdong

29 posted on 09/11/2013 11:38:43 AM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: Mastador1

Exactly. Hey Matt...you are the media!


30 posted on 09/11/2013 11:46:14 AM PDT by xp38
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To: South40

Tom Brokaw calls him “Matt Wower...”


31 posted on 09/11/2013 12:00:27 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: max americana

Read rumor, repeat rumor and treat it like fact. HELLO Modern socialist democratic journalism, and HELLO AGW scam.


32 posted on 09/11/2013 12:18:56 PM PDT by spawn44 ( MOO)
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To: Baynative

Hey, Matt, bwahahahahahahahahahahah, that’s funny!


33 posted on 09/11/2013 12:42:43 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Henceforth, the Office of the President shall be known as IMPOTUS)
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