Can we stop pretending that Fox is news ?

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QuantumPion

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No one is close to being as Biased as Fox, no one.

Yeah, because liberals would never create fake new stories about a presidential candidate in an active attempt to influence an election. Or create a clandestine organization for the purpose of distributing talking points and discussing strategies on how to help their favorite candidate win by subverting the news.



oh wait.
 

Red Dawn

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O'Reilly is not nearly as bad as Hannity and Beck. He shouldn't be lumped in with those guys. He was often pretty highly critical of Bush, and gives Obama credit on several issues. Plus, most of his guests disagree with him and it makes for good debate. His show is much easier to watch than the other two.
Sorry, I can't get past his yelling down his guests. The guy annoys me so much I won't even buy auto parts from his franchise.
 

Red Dawn

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Yeah, because liberals would never create fake new stories about a presidential candidate in an active attempt to influence an election. Or create a clandestine organization for the purpose of distributing talking points and discussing strategies on how to help their favorite candidate win by subverting the news.



oh wait.
Of course they would. Unfortunately they are even close to being as effective doing it as your Wingnut Masters.
 

IndyColtsFan

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Good point. I think Oreilly's re-run gets higher ratings than MSNBC primetime

When you have a tool like Olbermann, no wonder no one watches you. Heck, I can't stand the assbag on Sunday Night Football and ignore him, flip the channel, or something of that nature when it's his turn.
 

nick1985

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When you have a tool like Olbermann, no wonder no one watches you. Heck, I can't stand the assbag on Sunday Night Football and ignore him, flip the channel, or something of that nature when it's his turn.

Same here. Thats the worst part about Sunday Night Football, his pompous ass comes on with his little smirk on his face because he thinks he's fucking cool.
 

Red Dawn

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When you have a tool like Olbermann, no wonder no one watches you. Heck, I can't stand the assbag on Sunday Night Football and ignore him, flip the channel, or something of that nature when it's his turn.
Actually Fox does, in fact a few of them. They just have an audience that loves the flavor of Kool Aid they are serving.
 

Svnla

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And CNN and MSNBC is fair and non biased news? Especially Keither Oberman and Chris Matthew.

If Fox News is so bad, then why their programs are rolling over other channels (rating wise)?
 

nick1985

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Actually Fox does, in fact a few of them. They just have an audience that loves the flavor of Kool Aid they are serving.

MSNBC must have a shitty flavor of kool aid then, not many people like it.

I prefer grape
 

WackyDan

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Yet... General Electric donates significant $$ to PACs and Democrats, and republicans at a smaller %. General Electric owns NBC. Their CEO is Chums with Obama.

http://www.opensecrets.org/orgs/summary.php?id=D000000125
http://www.followthemoney.org/datab...ccca5a8205fe55648f&searchbox=general+electric

So... Pot meet Kettle. MSNBC's Chris Matthews vocally admitted that he would use his position as a talking head and so called journalist at MSNBC to ensure a successful President Obama.

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/mark-f...s-says-his-role-make-obama-presidency-success

There are very few non-partisan news sources be it broadcast/cable, print, or internet. That is the reality. Fox plays to their ratings. MSNBC finally figured out that if they leaned further left that they would capture ratings with Obermann, Matthews, and Maddow.

Seriously, you cannot villainize one network and leave the others off the list.

Be careful calling Fox news viewers "dumb" or other disparaging names. The left has their fair share of sheep as well. These viewers have many of the same hopes, dreams and fears as anyone else does in this country. Where they choose to get their news should not justify comments about their IQ, etc.
 

khon

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And CNN and MSNBC is fair and non biased news? Especially Keither Oberman and Chris Matthew.

If Fox News is so bad, then why their programs are rolling over other channels (rating wise)?

Because people like their coverage to be biased.

They want to hear news that confirms their beliefs, whether its true or not.
 

Red Dawn

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And CNN and MSNBC is fair and non biased news? Especially Keither Oberman and Chris Matthew.

If Fox News is so bad, then why their programs are rolling over other channels (rating wise)?
Because it's a one stop shop for all the Wingnuts.
 

HomerJS

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As soon as we reach a point where the vast majority of people in the other news outlets aren't card-carrying, Obama-voting, DNC-contributing, MMGW cultist leftist fringe members, then Fox might reconsider their stance.

There's a reason Fox has more credibility among the general public than all the other news outlets. The more you lefties bash it (faux news yap yap yap), the more people trust it as the only outlet to report the actual truth.

And McDonalds is the #1 restaurant in the country. So what does that tell you?

The rabid Fox News base loves it when they do things liks accuse Obama of giving "terrorist fist jabs"
 

BoomerD

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Meh...Fox is news...but it's news for Republicans...not the rest of us.
 

Vette73

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And most people who actually report the news give almost exclusively to Democrats.

The top is right leaning, the bottom is left leaning. What else is new.


So CNN, MSNBC, etc... have given a million dollars to the Democrat party?

There is a hugh differance between 1 employee on their own time and money giving it to a party, but for the News compnay itself to give such a large amount seems new and shows outward Bias.
 

PokerGuy

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Funny all the lefties hating on fox, yet they fail to realize that the so called mainstream outlets are far worse, because they pretend to really be impartial when in fact they are simple propaganda outlets for the dear leader. Fox is the only one who dares question the dear leader, so of course there must be talk of silencing it.
 

PokerGuy

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So CNN, NBC, etc... have given a million dollars to the Democrat party?

There is a hugh differance between 1 employee on their own time and money giving it to a party, but for the News compnay itself to give such a large amount seems new and shows outward Bias.

Oh please. When everyone throughout an organization is an admitted and unashamed Obama supporter, you think that organization is somehow going to be impartial? Fox is the only decent news outlet, the rest is generally liberal garbage.
 

Vette73

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Oh please. When everyone throughout an organization is an admitted and unashamed Obama supporter, you think that organization is somehow going to be impartial? Fox is the only decent news outlet, the rest is generally liberal garbage.


So you have proof that "everyone throughout" cnn, msnbc, abc, bbc, etc... is a "unashamed Obama supporter"?


Please do show and tell.