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  Fox News - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Photocopied memos from Fox News executive John Moody instructing the network's on-air anchors and reporters on using positive language when discussing anti-abortion viewpoints, the Iraq war, and tax cuts; as well as requesting that the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal be put in context with the other violence in the area.
Fox News admitted that Gilligan had not actually said the words that John Gibson appeared to attribute to him; OfCom rejected the claim that it was intended to be a paraphrase.
Fox News is also carried in Britain and Ireland, with global weather forecasts instead of most advertisements, by the British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB) satellite television network, in which News Corporation holds a 38 percent stake.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/FOX_News   (4930 words)

 FOX News Channel Garners 55% of Cable News Audience   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
NEW YORK -- Fox News Channel garnered more than 50% of the cable news audience in primetime and total day during the second quarter of this year, according to Nielsen Media Research cited by the Fox News Channel.
Fox News Channel averaged 457,000 persons in prime time and 291,000 persons in total day, exceeding CNN and MSNBC's combined totals of 344,000 persons in prime and 231,000 persons in the total day time periods.
FOX News Channel is a 24-hour general news service covering breaking news as well as political, entertainment and business news.
www.business-journal.com /archives/20040630FOXTopQ204.asp   (325 words)

 Fox News Memos: The Whole Batch
After the jump are about 30 memos from Fox News chief John Moody, released to journalists by the makers of the anti-Fox documentary "Outfoxed" to support their claim that Fox bends the rules and twists the news.
Oil For Food, a story Fox News and the WSJ alone have kept front and center, may be approaching a new critical stage.
Fox News is making steady progress in investigating what could be, without exaggeration, the biggest ripoff of all time, the House Intl Relations committee holds more hearings today.
www.wonkette.com /archives/fox-news-memos-the-whole-batch-017613.php   (6309 words)

 Infoshop.org - Boycott the Fox New Channel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Fox News is the main purveyor of the right wing agenda in America, which has had a deleterious effect on American politics.
Fox News spends a lot of effort to convince viewers that it is accurate, fair, balanced, and unbiased.
Fox News is an oxymoron and Cheech and Chong would have made a more credible team of war correspondents than Geraldo Rivera and Ollie North.
www.infoshop.org /boycottfoxnews.html   (1437 words)

 The Most Biased Name in News
Fox's founder and president, Roger Ailes, was for decades one of the savviest and most pugnacious Republican political operatives in Washington, a veteran of the Nixon and Reagan campaigns.
Fox's news specials are equally slanted: Dangerous Places (3/25/01), a special about foreign policy hosted by Newt Gingrich; Heroes, an irregular series hosted by former Republican congressmember John Kasich; and The Real Reagan (11/25/99), a panel discussion on Ronald Reagan, hosted by Tony Snow, in which all six guests were Reagan friends and political aides.
Fox's sensitivity to Republican complaints came into the open during the 2000 presidential campaign when Tony Snow was the target of a barrage of criticism from posters to the far-right website FreeRepublic.com, who accused him of being too negative about the Bush campaign in his columns and on Fox News Channel.
www.fair.org /extra/0108/fox-main.html   (4995 words)

 Fox News - SourceWatch
"Fox News Channel was twice as likely to be positive than negative, while CNN and MSNBC were evenhanded." Also, "with the exception of Republicans who prefer Fox News," American's don't seek out news sources that reinforce their beliefs.
Fox responded with a lawsuit that claimed that his use of the phrase "fair and balanced" infringed upon the company's trademark and that photos of Bill O'Reilly should not be used on the cover.
Fox chairman Roger Ailes is a longtime Republican political operative with ties to the presidential administrations of Richard M. Nixon, Ronald Reagan and George Herbert Walker Bush.
www.disinfopedia.org /wiki.phtml?title=Fox_News   (2734 words)

 AlterNet: The Hazards of Watching Fox News
A new study shows that patrons of Rupert Murdoch's brand of journalism are most likely to be misinformed about key facts of the Iraq war.
The more commercial television news you watch, the more wrong you are likely to be about key elements of the Iraq War and its aftermath, according to a major new study released in Washington this week.
And the more you watch the Rupert Murdoch-owned Fox News channel, in particular, the more likely it is that your perceptions about the war are wrong, adds the report by the University of Maryland's Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA).
www.alternet.org /story/16892   (1120 words)

 FOX29.COM | Philadelphia's FOX29 - WTXF   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
FOX 29's Sue Serio will be in Broomall at the Thomas Massey house.
Jennifer Weiner, a local author from Queen Village, will stop by to talk about the new movie "In her shoes" which is based off of her best selling book.
Join FOX 29 at the 10th Annual Dash for Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness on Sunday, April 17th on West River Drive in Philadelphia.
www.fox29.com   (361 words)

 washingtonpost.com: Three Little Words: Fox News Sues
Fox News Channel has sued Al Franken and his publishing house to stop them from using the expression "fair and balanced" in the title of his upcoming book.
But Fox News, in a trademark infringement lawsuit filed in Manhattan, claims that it registered the expression "fair and balanced" in 1998.
In its fair and balanced way, Fox News refers in its suit to Franken as an "unstable" and "shrill" "C-level commentator" who is "not a well-respected voice in American politics."
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A46985-2003Aug11?language=printer   (872 words)

 Murdoch's Fox News
Brit Hume and Tony Snow--two of the news channel's most conservative anchors--pitched softballs to the new Vice President, prodding him to denounce the Clinton Administration and positioning him to pronounce the energy crisis in California the product of federal clean-air regulations and evidence of the need for offshore oil drilling.
Fox Washington correspondent James Rosen, covering the controversy over the Ashcroft nomination, portrayed the Senate opponents as political opportunists "venting" to appease their constituents.
What's particularly insidious about the Fox channel, though, is that Murdoch has gone out of his way to cloak its politics in slogans like "We Report, You Decide" that lull the audience into believing it's hearing not a conservative viewpoint but the unadulterated truth.
www.thenation.com /doc.mhtml?i=20010312&s=eviatar   (1000 words)

 Salon.com News | Fox News: The inside story   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A former Fox producer describes the ways -- both subtle and blunt -- that top executives impose a right-wing ideology on the newsroom.
When veteran television journalist Chris Wallace announced this week that he was leaving ABC for Fox News, reporters asked him whether he was concerned about trading in his objectivity for Fox's rightward slant.
Reina, 55, spent six years at Fox as a producer, copy editor and writer, working both on hard news stories and on feature programs like "News Watch" and "After Hours." He quit in April, he says, in a fit of frustration over salary, job assignments and respect.
www.salon.com /news/feature/2003/10/31/fox/index_np.html   (366 words)

 The Borowitz Report .com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
As part of an experimental new program initiated by the Defense Department, a journalist has been embedded with the Fox News Network, giving him unique access to the “fair and balanced” network for the duration of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
While the veteran journalist said he was excited about being embedded with Fox News, he admitted that his first days at the news channel had provided him with more than a few hair-raising moments.
The journalist added that even with the unfettered access he has been given to Fox News, the news channel has been careful to protect him from situations that it deems too dangerous.
www.borowitzreport.com /archive_rpt.asp?rec=553   (365 words)

 FOX23 - Coverage & Convenience
There's a new estimate on the number of dead from the weekend earthquake along the Pakistan-India border.
A new television series being broadcast around the Middle East tells the story of Arabs living in residential compounds in Saudi Arabia and the militant Islamists who want to blow them up so they can collect their rewards in heaven - 72 beautiful virgins.
Many pages in the WXXA FOX 23 Web site feature links to other sites, some of which are operated by companies unrelated to WXXA FOX 23.
www.fox23news.com   (795 words)

 ‘FAUX News’ parody site draws FOX News lawyers | The Register
That is, until the humourless powers at FOX decided to crack a small nut with a very large hammer.
Fox is particularly concerned that its intellectual property not be used in a manner that will likely lead to the impairment of the goodwill represented by the name 'Fox News Channel,' as well as the likelihood of confusion as to an affiliation with and endorsement of the Network," the lawyers warn.
We find it especially amusing that FOX would dare decry anyone's 'incredibly poor taste', being the network responsible for such classics of taste and family values as "Married by America," a lowbrow vox-pop-style mockery of the sacrament of matrimony in which contestants agree to tie the knot with a suitor elected by FOX's viewership.
www.theregister.co.uk /content/6/31432.html   (646 words)

 Welcome to FOX31.com | KDVR - FOX 31 Denver - Clear. Credible. Complete.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
All the news you want, at a time that's right.
Fox 31 News is Colorado's most watched Nine O'clock Newscast.
FOX 31 Undercover, featuring Troubleshooter Tom Martino, is the only fully dedicated investigative team at nine o'clock.
www.fox31.com   (310 words)

 Fox News: Deploying Reporters/Pundits to Distort the Facts - Center for American Progress   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On everything from Enron, to tax cuts, to national security, Fox News has used its reporters, anchormen and pundits to parrot the Bush administration's right-wing policies as if they were conventional wisdom or fact.
FOX: REPORTER IGNORES POLLS, SAYS EVERYONE HAS TO AGREE TAX CUTS HELPED: Fox News correspondent Brian Wilson claimed, "A lot of people are doing their taxes right now and seeing the benefits of that kind of tax cuts that's in the system.
FOX: ANCHOR SUGARCOATS IRAQ, OFFERS NO PROOF OF CLAIM: Despite burgeoning violence in Iraq and the Fox News Sunday host Tony Snow said Bush's Iraq policy "has created peaceful conditions in more than 90 percent of Iraq." He offered no source for his statistic.
www.americanprogress.org /site/pp.asp?c=biJRJ8OVF&b=117308   (470 words)

 FARK.com: (485972) Theme: What if Fox News were around during other historical events? Link goes to a representative ...
I hate Fox News just because they say "fair and balanced" and they just simply aren't.
Okay, we get it, FOX skews stories to the right, and by "the right" you mean "anybody in history we don't like".
Alas, vid, the reason I posted was not to prove I am a greater cynic than you are but rather to show you that you, like so many other people I have to deal with to graduate present your own cowardice and ignorance as fact.
forums.fark.com /cgi/fark/comments.pl?IDLink=485972   (1931 words)

 News Hounds: We watch FOX so you don't have to.
Kristol, appearing on Fox News Sunday, said that he thought that Harriet Miers should withdraw as she is not nearly the most qualified person for the job, which he believes would be good for Bush and good for the court.
Sun 01:43 PM The first topic of discussion last night (October 8, 2005) on Fox News Watch was the media's coverage of the nomination of Harriet Miers.
Long time Fox employee, Cal Thomas, said, "What you have here now, particularly in the media, is a huge growth in the conservative media -- the blogs, the websites, conservative talk radio, and the magazines -- that this is the whole ball game right here.
www.newshounds.us   (2825 words)

 KAYU TV FOX 28   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The FOX 28 Laugh Pack is 6 hillarious half hours with 5 of the funniest shows on Television!
FOX 28 is the only place to find hot new shows during the 5pm to 8pm hours!
Many pages in KAYU-TV FOX 28's Web site feature links to other sites, some of which are operated by companies unrelated to KAYU-TV FOX 28.
www.kayutv.com   (138 words)

 FOXSports.com - Home
FOX Sports Football 06 is blitzing mobile phones with fast and furious, over-the-top football action.
Angels manager Mike Scioscia and second baseman Adam Kennedy speak with FOX after a 5-3 AL division series win over the Yankees.
Fox Reality - © 2005 Fox Sports Interactive Media, LLC.
msn.foxsports.com   (470 words)

 News from Australia and around the world online | NEWS.com.au
THE alleged Bali Nine kingpin, Myuran Sukumaran, recruited and funded his drug mules and strapped heroin to their bodies, a Bali court has heard.
New research shows Mount Everest may not be as tall as originally thought »
A FORMER cop donned a police uniform to steal motorists' wallets then sent them to a police station to reclaim them, a court heard today.
www.news.com.au   (540 words)

 OUTFOXED: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Outfoxed examines how media empires, led by Rupert Murdoch's Fox News, have been running a "race to the bottom" in television news.
This film provides an in-depth look at Fox News and the dangers of ever-enlarging corporations taking control of the public's right to know.
People willing to lend their skills to Brave New Films, the new media company born out of this film.
www.outfoxed.org   (325 words)

 Welcome to FOX 9 - KMSP Minneapolis / St. Paul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Many pages in the KMSP FOX 9 Web site feature links to other sites, some of which are operated by companies unrelated to KMSP FOX 9.
KMSP FOX 9 has no control over the content or availability of any linked site.
TM and © 2005 KMSP FOX 9., and its related entities.
www.kmsp.com   (179 words)

 FOX SPORTS | Sports News Australia | Australian sports
HAMSTRUNG by a horrific injury toll, New Zealand rugby league coach Brian McClennan has named Melbourne flyer Jake Webster to make his debut in the Tri-Nations opener against Australia on Saturday.
WAYNE Arthurs has been given his first chance to represent Australia at the Hopman Cup, with Lleyton Hewitt unavailable, as the eight-team field was announced today.
WALLABIES selectors have named five new faces for the tour of France and the UK next month.
foxsports.news.com.au   (354 words)

 WOFL.COM | FOX35 - WOFL-TV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Get the news you can really use First on Fox, plus Central Florida's best forecast from your calm in the storm: The Weather Authority.
Fox 35's Christine Van Blokland will show you all the goodies tomorrow morning!
Tune in to Fox 35 from 5-9 am every morning for the latest news and information to start your day.
www.wofl.com   (342 words)

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