• Effective immediately we will be deleting, without notice, any negative threads or posts that deal with the use of encryption and streaming of scanner audio.

    We've noticed a huge increase in rants and negative posts that revolve around agencies going to encryption due to the broadcasting of scanner audio on the internet. It's now worn out and continues to be the same recycled rants. These rants hijack the threads and derail the conversation. They no longer have a place anywhere on this forum other than in the designated threads in the Rants forum in the Tavern.

    If you violate these guidelines your post will be deleted without notice and an infraction will be issued. We are not against discussion of this issue. You just need to do it in the right place. For example:

News outlets


Jun 1, 2016
What motivates a news outlet to give us information?

The answer is obvious.

A news outlet would not survive without advertisements and the revenue that the adverts bring.

With this simple truth it becomes easier to understand that any news provided can not be to controversial as the revenue from companies paying for adverts will disappear.

This news must also contain subtle nuances that contain elements that lead the reader towards advertisements.

Finding truths through media outlets is so difficult.