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Old 11-04-2012, 08:37 AM   #26
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lol people bitch about fox but give other channels a pass. though i guess no suprise here. Fox is the only one slanted to the GOP.

do they pretend nope. i guess if that is all you care about shrug.
If you really want, I can explain to you why Fox is not equivalent to other networks but with an equivalent GOP lean. But it takes a bit of effort, so I'm not going to bother if you aren't really interested.
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Old 11-04-2012, 09:15 AM   #27
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Fox news continues to get worse and worse, it cracks me up so every once in a while I turn it on to see what shit they are talking about. The other funny part about it is that you will hear people repeat what they say.
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Old 11-04-2012, 09:19 AM   #28
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The only reason fox has any viewers is because it's slanted hard right. If it was like the rest of the channels, I doubt their ratings would be anywhere close to what they are.
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Old 11-04-2012, 09:34 AM   #29
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Fox news continues to get worse and worse, it cracks me up so every once in a while I turn it on to see what shit they are talking about. The other funny part about it is that you will hear people repeat what they say.
I'm sure Rupert appreciates your support and helping make Fox maintain their high ratings. These high rating help secure top dollar sponsors and advertisers which wind up putting yet more money in his pocket.
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Old 11-04-2012, 09:36 AM   #30
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The only reason fox has any viewers is because it's slanted hard right. If it was like the rest of the channels, I doubt their ratings would be anywhere close to what they are.
well to be fair there are 3-4 channels to the left vs 1 to the right. so no surprise they got more viewers. you have 3-4 fighting for the same viewers so the numbers are off.
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Old 11-04-2012, 09:36 AM   #31
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The only reason fox has any viewers is because it's slanted hard right. If it was like the rest of the channels, I doubt their ratings would be anywhere close to what they are.

It's slanted far right according to liberals. The reason CNN, NBC, ABC, and CBS has so few viewers is due to their being slanted so far left that even independents don't watch.
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Old 11-04-2012, 09:37 AM   #32
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It's slanted far right according to liberals. The reason CNN, NBC, ABC, and CBS has so few viewers is due to their being slanted so far left that even independents don't watch.
Actually, just the opposite. Moderates have about the same view of Fox as liberals.
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Old 11-04-2012, 09:41 AM   #33
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well to be fair there are 3-4 channels to the left vs 1 to the right. so no surprise they got more viewers. you have 3-4 fighting for the same viewers so the numbers are off.
Exactly, Fox has a monopoly for one large viewer demographic and the other two divide the rest.

There are 3 major cable news networks, and one is fairly center, one is far left and one is far right.
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Old 11-04-2012, 10:43 AM   #34
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I'm sure Rupert appreciates your support and helping make Fox maintain their high ratings. These high rating help secure top dollar sponsors and advertisers which wind up putting yet more money in his pocket.
Yeah they know exactly what I am watching...
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Old 11-04-2012, 10:50 AM   #35
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Yeah they know exactly what I am watching...
Unless you're using an antique TV with rabbit ears they know exactly what you're watching.
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Old 11-04-2012, 10:51 AM   #36
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well to be fair there are 3-4 channels to the left vs 1 to the right. so no surprise they got more viewers. you have 3-4 fighting for the same viewers so the numbers are off.
Yes, they are all fighting for the non-crazy viewers.
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Exactly, Fox has a monopoly for one large viewer demographic and the other two divide the rest.

There are 3 major cable news networks, and one is fairly center, one is far left and one is far right.
No one I hope will argue the ideologies of the networks. The issue is that Fox egregiously pushes False narratives. They basically lie esp. with their fair and balanced motto. MSNBC is liberal and their motto is lean forward. Fox should just be honest about it and change their motto to "lean back".
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Old 11-04-2012, 11:10 AM   #38
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Unless you're using an antique TV with rabbit ears they know exactly what you're watching.
No, they don't.
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Old 11-04-2012, 11:12 AM   #39
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No one I hope will argue the ideologies of the networks. The issue is that Fox egregiously pushes False narratives. They basically lie esp. with their fair and balanced motto. MSNBC is liberal and their motto is lean forward. Fox should just be honest about it and change their motto to "lean back".
Thanks for the heads up. I thought the MSNBC motto was Bend Over
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No, they don't.
If you're using cable, uVerse, satellite, or online to view a show they absolutely know what shows you're watching.
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Old 11-04-2012, 11:21 AM   #41
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Unless you're using an antique TV with rabbit ears they know exactly what you're watching.
ya know you can use rabbit ears with an HDTV too, don't cha? I haven't had cable in well over a year now.
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Old 11-04-2012, 11:32 AM   #42
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If you're using cable, uVerse, satellite, or online to view a show they absolutely know what shows you're watching.
This is paranoia. They DO have the ability for things such as diagnostic purposes. But they're not monitoring it 24/7. Ratings are still done with dedicated boxes or logging the data manually.

Obvious exception is PPV.
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Old 11-04-2012, 12:27 PM   #43
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main stream media is the main stream, centric view of America.

Fox New is just a right wing talking machine.

I think it's funny the right wingers want to "group" all main stream media as "left wing". How convenient.
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