On Fox & Friends Sunday, anchor Clayton Morris admitted that Fox News factcheckers have confirmed that man-made global warming is “certainly” real, but argued that it “doesn’t matter” because climate denial is popular among Fox News-watching conservatives. From ThinkProgress Facts? Since when does the news have something to do with facts?
Glenn Beck is pulling the plug on his popular daily show for Fox News. In a release his production company says he will “transition” away from his Fox News show later this year. From Glenn Beck Leaving FOX Show by the End of the Year I’m willing to bet that he’ll come back with some… Continue reading Glenn Beck Leaving FOX Show by the End of the Year
It’s no secret that Fox News’ political coverage isn’t always quite “fair and balanced.” But emails obtained by Media Matters show that Fox News’ Washington managing editor Bill Sammon urged his staff to actually echo Republican talking points on the health care debate. From TPM LiveWire Fair and balanced.
To begin with, bluntly, Fox is part of the Republican Party. American political parties are made up of both formal organizations (such as the RNC) and informal networks. Fox News Channel, then, is properly understood as part of the expanded Republican Party, just like Hill staff of GOP Members of Congress, or pollsters who only… Continue reading How to understand Fox News
Shep Smith sums up in remarkable clarity what I sometimes use too many words to say. Thank God he’s there. This is America. And for Americans to be discussing if torture worked – if it worked – is staggering. The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan When that guy said I’m not saying if torture… Continue reading The F Bomb on FOX
As the weblog News Hounds noted, on the May 7 edition of Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor, host Bill O’Reilly declared that “The Factor is lifting the boycott of France” due to the recent election of conservative candidate Nicolas Sarkozy as France’s next president. From Media Matters Well in that case, I’m calling off my… Continue reading Bill O’Reilly declares end to his France boycott