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The Agony and the Ecstasy of Fox News

Ari Rabin-Havt | Posted 05.19.2012 | Media
Ari Rabin-Havt

We should expect our media to pursue truth above all else and when errors are made, that they are corrected. Ira Glass lived up to journalism's greatest objective, which sadly is an all-too-rare occurrence in an age where the Fox News reaction is what we have come to expect.

"I'm Afraid Fox Loses This Round."

Ari Rabin-Havt | Posted 09.12.2011 | Media
Ari Rabin-Havt

Fox News has launched a flurry of attacks on Media Matters, making the ludicrous argument that the IRS should revoke our nonprofit status. Because of its size and influence, News Corp. believes it can intimidate anyone who takes issue with its agenda.

Fox News Exec Linked Obama To Socialism—But Didn't Believe It Was True

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.29.2011 | Media

A Fox News executive was caught on tape saying he pushed the notion that Barack Obama was a socialist on air--even though he thought the "premise" was...

How Green Is My Rupert Murdoch?

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

The good news is that News Corp. is taking great strides towards creating a greener place to work and live. But it must be tough balancing act for them to justify its product line that doesn't agree with those values.

Fox Slams "Rudolph/Reindeer" Song for Promoting Social Justice

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Paul Abrams

In an emergency Christmas Eve memo, a Fox News executive producer instructed his anchors not to include "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" among the victims in the war on Christmas.

Green News Report: December 16, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Make way fo...

Fox News Boss Ordered Staff To Cast Doubt On Climate Change Science

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A top Fox News editor sent an email to staffers and journalists questioning the science behind global warming and directing them to always point out o...

Fox News Boss Ordered Staffers To Echo GOP Talking Point About Public Option

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Media Matters has obtained leaked emails that show how a top Washington editor at Fox News directed his journalists not to use the phrase "public opti...

Jason Linkins

Fox News Crosses The Line With Presidential Approval Comparison | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Owing to my knowledge of recent history, there's one specific type of cross-historical presidential-approval comparison that I was certain would never be made. But what fun would that be?

Sam Stein

Fox News' Williams To Co-Panelist Sammon: "Chill Out, Dude" (WATCH) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Relatively new to the Fox News Sunday "all-star" panel, Bill Sammon, was told on Sunday to "chill out" by co-panelist Juan Williams after declaring me...

Fox News: We Report -- Even if We Know It's False

Paul Begala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Paul Begala

After I told Fox yesterday that the story about me wasn't true -- and this is the surreal part -- they kept reporting it anyway. Fox's Garrett told me he'd "take it under advisement." Take it under advisement?