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from mediabistro.com

Oh, come now, this was too easy: Fox is advertising on Mediabistro's jobs board for a "Freelance Fact Writer." Job requirements include "writing on-air facts and press conference quotes for daytime programming" and an "ability to write in a concise, conversational and colorful style at an extremely fast pace" (familiarity with "The Cavuto Mark" presumably a plus). The ad reminds applicants that "this is a high-pressure position where your work product gets national exposure on a daily basis," so the facts you write better be good! Models include Mark Foley, Democrat, Dennis Hastert, Minority Speaker, and Bill O'Reilly, Gynecologist. Interested applicants should send a resume and John Moody-approved talking points to resumes@foxnews.com.

Freelance Fact Writer in New York [Mediabistro]

*Er, this may be a good time to disclaim that I've been a guest on Hannity & Colmes, where everyone was very nice to me, and am a semi-frequent guest on MSNBC, where I'm sure they make mistakes too, as do we all. Irena Briganti, please don't come after me!

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