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Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?

Yes he is.
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No he is not.
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He's a right-wing Propagandist
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The Left can't handle the Truth
2 (15.4%)
My Opinion Is.....
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Voting closed: December 22, 2023, 06:27:10 PM

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Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« on: September 23, 2023, 07:23:35 PM »
Because a certain party here has attempted to besmirch the journalism source of James O'Keefe, I thought I would put it as a question to the forum. Is he a real journalist or not?

https://twitter.com/JamesOKeefeIII

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Re: Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2023, 03:15:13 AM »
Because a certain party here has attempted to besmirch the journalism source of James O'Keefe, I thought I would put it as a question to the forum. Is he a real journalist or not?

https://twitter.com/JamesOKeefeIII
I don't know if he's a journalist or not, but I immediatly recognised that blackrock guy as an actor. One of his more notable roles are "Ward" in the "Marvels agents of shield" series.


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Re: Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2023, 12:51:01 PM »
Because a certain party here has attempted to besmirch the journalism source of James O'Keefe, I thought I would put it as a question to the forum. Is he a real journalist or not?

https://twitter.com/JamesOKeefeIII
I don't know if he's a journalist or not, but I immediatly recognised that blackrock guy as an actor. One of his more notable roles are "Ward" in the "Marvels agents of shield" series.




I don't see it at all. I suggest you take another good look. Brett is 6' 2" and the Serge Varley guy is clearly smaller than that, by a lot.

Look at the arms and the wrists of Brett Dalton, the guy who played Grant Ward. Much larger.

Also if Brett Dalton pulled a stunt like that it would be career suicide, he'd never work again.

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Re: Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2023, 10:37:46 AM »
Because a certain party here has attempted to besmirch the journalism source of James O'Keefe, I thought I would put it as a question to the forum. Is he a real journalist or not?

https://twitter.com/JamesOKeefeIII
I don't know if he's a journalist or not, but I immediatly recognised that blackrock guy as an actor. One of his more notable roles are "Ward" in the "Marvels agents of shield" series.




I don't see it at all. I suggest you take another good look. Brett is 6' 2" and the Serge Varley guy is clearly smaller than that, by a lot.

Look at the arms and the wrists of Brett Dalton, the guy who played Grant Ward. Much larger.

Also if Brett Dalton pulled a stunt like that it would be career suicide, he'd never work again.

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3474430/

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Re: Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2023, 02:02:34 PM »
I'm not familiar with the guy, but he has 1.9m followers on Twitter, and describes himself as a journalist, so he must be.

A "real" journalist is subjective. Must he work for the mainstream titles to be a journalist? I'd suggest not. Graham Phillips is certainly a journalist, but the MSM wouldn't admit that.
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Re: Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2023, 03:25:44 PM »
I'm not familiar with the guy, but he has 1.9m followers on Twitter, and describes himself as a journalist, so he must be.

A "real" journalist is subjective. Must he work for the mainstream titles to be a journalist? I'd suggest not. Graham Phillips is certainly a journalist, but the MSM wouldn't admit that.

Any body can call themselves a journalist. He/She does not have to work for any media, big or small to do the work of a journalist.

Reach and number of people that are interested in you, thats what gives you income as a journalist. so after reading and watching this guy a bit, yes I'd wager he is a real journalist.
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Re: Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2023, 04:41:12 PM »
A journalist is somebody who reports the news. Without injecting their opinions or viewpoints into the facts presented. J. O’Malley has repeatedly been found guilty by courts of splicing and omitting key points of his video interviews. Okay I admit I was raised with different standards but this sort of ‘journalism’ is editorializing his opinions. Further in my opinion he is extremely decisive in his presentation.

While I do not care for some of his stand points they have validity, just not the method and style of delivery. If he has 19 or 1,9 million followers it means little to me. It is lack of style with no content. If you want to follow a gonzo journalist that is your choice.
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Re: Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2023, 07:57:46 PM »
A journalist is somebody who reports the news. Without injecting their opinions or viewpoints into the facts presented. J. O’Malley has repeatedly been found guilty by courts of splicing and omitting key points of his video interviews. Okay I admit I was raised with different standards but this sort of ‘journalism’ is editorializing his opinions. Further in my opinion he is extremely decisive in his presentation.

While I do not care for some of his stand points they have validity, just not the method and style of delivery. If he has 19 or 1,9 million followers it means little to me. It is lack of style with no content. If you want to follow a gonzo journalist that is your choice.


Who is J. O'Malley?  :laugh:

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Re: Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« Reply #8 on: September 25, 2023, 08:28:32 PM »
A journalist is somebody who reports the news. Without injecting their opinions or viewpoints into the facts presented. J. O’Malley has repeatedly been found guilty by courts of splicing and omitting key points of his video interviews. Okay I admit I was raised with different standards but this sort of ‘journalism’ is editorializing his opinions. Further in my opinion he is extremely decisive in his presentation.

While I do not care for some of his stand points they have validity, just not the method and style of delivery. If he has 19 or 1,9 million followers it means little to me. It is lack of style with no content. If you want to follow a gonzo journalist that is your choice.


Who is J. O'Malley?  :laugh:

Dysgraphia at its finest!:chuckle:

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Re: Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« Reply #9 on: September 25, 2023, 08:39:17 PM »
A journalist is somebody who reports the news. Without injecting their opinions or viewpoints into the facts presented. J. O’Malley has repeatedly been found guilty by courts of splicing and omitting key points of his video interviews. Okay I admit I was raised with different standards but this sort of ‘journalism’ is editorializing his opinions. Further in my opinion he is extremely decisive in his presentation.

While I do not care for some of his stand points they have validity, just not the method and style of delivery. If he has 19 or 1,9 million followers it means little to me. It is lack of style with no content. If you want to follow a gonzo journalist that is your choice.


Who is J. O'Malley?  :laugh:

You also say he's "repeatedly been found guilty by courts of splicing and omitting key points of his video interviews".

Could you post just one example where a court found him guilty of this?

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Re: Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« Reply #10 on: September 25, 2023, 10:06:05 PM »
This was produced by OKeefe. From way back machine.

(CNN) -- A preliminary probe of now-disbanded community organizing group ACORN has found no sign the group or related organizations mishandled the $40 million in federal money they received in recent years, congressional investigators reported Monday.
A review of grants by nine federal agencies, mostly for housing issues, found problems with only one award -- and in that case, the separately administered ACORN Housing Corporation quickly provided a missing piece of documentation, the Government Accountability Office reported.
Nearly two dozen members of Congress requested an investigation after a series of complaints against ACORN and its affilliates, including an accounting scandal, several cases of voter registration fraud and the release of edited videotapes made by conservative activists that appeared to implicate ACORN workers in facilitating prostitution.
Republicans in Congress have blasted the organization as corrupt and led an effort to strip the group of federal funding in 2009, and the negative publicity forced it to disband earlier this year.
ACORN has said it is the victim of a smear campaign by conservatives, and a federal judge ruled in March that the law barring the group's receipt of federal funds was unconstitutional.

On Wikipedia there is an extensive biography of J. O’Keefe. Makes for an amusing but sad read of the state of journalism. The actual accusations to acquittals is small.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_O'Keefe
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« Reply #11 on: September 25, 2023, 11:58:00 PM »
This was produced by OKeefe. From way back machine.

(CNN) -- A preliminary probe of now-disbanded community organizing group ACORN has found no sign the group or related organizations mishandled the $40 million in federal money they received in recent years, congressional investigators reported Monday.
A review of grants by nine federal agencies, mostly for housing issues, found problems with only one award -- and in that case, the separately administered ACORN Housing Corporation quickly provided a missing piece of documentation, the Government Accountability Office reported.
Nearly two dozen members of Congress requested an investigation after a series of complaints against ACORN and its affilliates, including an accounting scandal, several cases of voter registration fraud and the release of edited videotapes made by conservative activists that appeared to implicate ACORN workers in facilitating prostitution.
Republicans in Congress have blasted the organization as corrupt and led an effort to strip the group of federal funding in 2009, and the negative publicity forced it to disband earlier this year.
ACORN has said it is the victim of a smear campaign by conservatives, and a federal judge ruled in March that the law barring the group's receipt of federal funds was unconstitutional.

On Wikipedia there is an extensive biography of J. O’Keefe. Makes for an amusing but sad read of the state of journalism. The actual accusations to acquittals is small.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_O'Keefe

The Federal government probing an agency for dishonesty?  :ROFL:

Wikepedia? There is certainly some truth on Wikipedia, but when it comes to Conservatives, they are often maligned.

I believe James O'Keefe is a legitimate journalist. Certainly not perfect, but willing to investigate some areas which others are afraid to look into.

The claim that he "edits" stuff is laughable, considering how often the Mainstream media engages in selective editing, and constantly pushes the progressive liberal agenda. I believe an accurate estimate is that about 96% of media out there is pushing the liberal agenda. That certainly isn't balanced at all.  :coffeeread:

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Re: Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« Reply #12 on: September 26, 2023, 01:19:07 AM »
Without injecting their opinions or viewpoints into the facts presented.
So we have no real journalists anymore, because nobody does that.
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Re: Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« Reply #13 on: September 26, 2023, 12:57:51 PM »
Without injecting their opinions or viewpoints into the facts presented.
So we have no real journalists anymore, because nobody does that.

True, but a sad state of affairs. If you had a poll between who do you trust the most. 1.) A used car salesman 2.) A journalist 3.) An art dealer 4.) A politician 5.) An owner of a forum. 6.) An IT specialist 8.) An ex-convict. Who would ‘win’ I wonder.
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Re: Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« Reply #14 on: September 26, 2023, 01:25:39 PM »
Without injecting their opinions or viewpoints into the facts presented.
So we have no real journalists anymore, because nobody does that.

True, but a sad state of affairs. If you had a poll between who do you trust the most. 1.) A used car salesman 2.) A journalist 3.) An art dealer 4.) A politician 5.) An owner of a forum. 6.) An IT specialist 8.) An ex-convict. Who would ‘win’ I wonder.
I'd vote 50/50 between the IT-Specialist and the art-dealer, because both professions are about cold-hard-facts without fluff.
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Re: Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« Reply #15 on: September 26, 2023, 01:30:40 PM »
Without injecting their opinions or viewpoints into the facts presented.
So we have no real journalists anymore, because nobody does that.

True, but a sad state of affairs. If you had a poll between who do you trust the most. 1.) A used car salesman 2.) A journalist 3.) An art dealer 4.) A politician 5.) An owner of a forum. 6.) An IT specialist 8.) An ex-convict. Who would ‘win’ I wonder.
I'd vote 50/50 between the IT-Specialist and the art-dealer, because both professions are about cold-hard-facts without fluff.

What if the used car salesman only sold certified Toyota's?

Then you'd have to vote for the used car salesman.  :laugh:

And I'd take the IT specialist after that.

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Re: Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« Reply #16 on: September 26, 2023, 08:20:26 PM »
Debbie Bernal is a whistleblower who spoke truth to power against Pfizer and lost her job. James O'Keefe started this fund to help her out in this difficult time.

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Re: Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« Reply #17 on: September 26, 2023, 08:42:21 PM »
Erie, Pennsylvania US Post Office employee who spoke out against ballots being backdated, noticed a false story in the Washington Post claiming he recanted his story. He says that he absolutely did not recant his story. So here is a Mainstream Media source which appears to have completely made up a story, to fit their narrative that there wasn't any improper actions in the 2020 election. This sort of stuff goes on and on, meanwhile the country is suffering under an illegitimate imposter of a President who clearly has dementia and should be in nursing home or better yet prison for his lifelong grifting.

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Re: Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« Reply #18 on: September 27, 2023, 05:40:54 AM »
True, but a sad state of affairs. If you had a poll between who do you trust the most. 1.) A used car salesman 2.) A journalist 3.) An art dealer 4.) A politician 5.) An owner of a forum. 6.) An IT specialist 8.) An ex-convict. Who would ‘win’ I wonder.

A forum owner by a long way I'd suggest.  :Stickouttongue3:
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« Reply #19 on: September 27, 2023, 08:14:53 AM »
True, but a sad state of affairs. If you had a poll between who do you trust the most. 1.) A used car salesman 2.) A journalist 3.) An art dealer 4.) A politician 5.) An owner of a forum. 6.) An IT specialist 8.) An ex-convict. Who would ‘win’ I wonder.

A forum owner by a long way I'd suggest.  :Stickouttongue3:

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Re: Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« Reply #20 on: October 05, 2023, 09:24:43 AM »
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Re: Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« Reply #21 on: October 05, 2023, 06:35:39 PM »
Because a certain party here has attempted to besmirch the journalism source of James O'Keefe, I thought I would put it as a question to the forum. Is he a real journalist or not?

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what is a real journalist?
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Re: Is James O'Keefe a Real Journalist?
« Reply #22 on: October 08, 2023, 09:35:14 AM »
Because a certain party here has attempted to besmirch the journalism source of James O'Keefe, I thought I would put it as a question to the forum. Is he a real journalist or not?

https://twitter.com/JamesOKeefeIII

what is a real journalist?

What do you think is a real journalist, is the question. You can answer that by taking the poll and posting your opinion.

The Question is simple.

Is someone like James O'Keefe, who pushes the envelope and publishes controversial opinions, a real journalist? Is this guy, who allegedly witnessed a Police Officer pushing someone off of a ledge, a real journalist?


Independent Journalist Who Videotaped Man Being Shoved Off Ledge By Police at Capitol Found GUILTY on All Four Charges Related To January 6

https://americangulag.org/independent-journalist-who-videotaped-man-being-shoved-off-ledge-by-police-at-capitol-found-guilty-on-all-four-charges-related-to-january-6/