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Pundits Call Obama 'Ghetto Crackhead' and Newt 'Car Bomber'

Posted 02.22.2012 | Media

A Fox News guest said that some people might want to describe President Obama as a "skinny, ghetto crackhead" Thursday night. The Conservative Medi...

Fox News' Gloating Christmas Card

Posted 12.21.2011 | Media

Fox News sent out quite the Christmas card this year, complete with a poem gloating the network's ratings success. On the front of the card, a car...

The Real War On Christmas... By Fox News

Jim Wallis | Posted 02.14.2012 | Media
Jim Wallis

The Fox News Christmas heralds the steady promotion of consumerism, the defense of wealth and power, the adulation of money and markets, and the regular belittling or attacking of efforts to overcome poverty. The real Christmas offers the joyful promise of peace.

Why Not Ask a Fox News Question in Every News Media Opinion Poll?

Barry Sussman | Posted 02.11.2012 | Media
Barry Sussman

A simple question in every public opinion poll could reveal how much of the electorate is influenced by a Fox News effect, and what that effect might be when it comes to voting and other issues.

News Corp. Protesters Deliver List of Demands to Shareholders

Timothy Karr | Posted 12.21.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

We demand that the FCC review all broadcast licenses granted to News Corp. to determine whether they meet the agency's "character qualifications." If investigations result in criminal convictions, News Corp. should forfeit its licenses to use our airwaves.

The Tea Party, Right-Wing Media and the Dog That Didn't Bark

Will Bunch | Posted 11.28.2011 | Media
Will Bunch

Did the Tea Party become, in that famous Sherlock Holmesian expression, the dog that did not bark? For the most part, yes. So what was all that barking that woke America up in the middle of the night? It was the right-wing media, and its echoes, that you heard.

Key GOP Figure Reportedly Rejected By Fox News

Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

Just three weeks after dropping out of the 2012 presidential race, ex-Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty tried to score a job as a Fox News commentator, ...

Rick Perry's Glenn Beck Problem

Will Bunch | Posted 10.16.2011 | Politics
Will Bunch

As Perry surges to the head of the GOP pack, it's important to see how the governor's ideas and his rhetoric were radicalized in tandem with Beck's.

FOX News Creates E-Book About The World Trade Center

Posted 10.16.2011 | Books

HarperCollins is teaming up with fellow News Corporation company FOX News to publish an enhanced e-book on Aug 23, RISE OF FREEDOM: The New World Trad...

A New Fox? Don't Unlock the Henhouse

Charlie Reina | Posted 10.14.2011 | Media
Charlie Reina

Before we start re-thinking what our lying eyes have told us about Fox all along, before we begin erasing the quotes of skepticism from "fair and balanced" or, conversely, writing Fox's obituary, let's look at what really happened Thursday night.

Rupert Murdoch's Greatest Moments in Ethics and Integrity

Craig Aaron | Posted 10.11.2011 | Media
Craig Aaron

Are we still talking about this whole phone-hacking scandal at News Corp.? Profits are up at News Corp. And, as Rupert Murdoch assured investors yesterday, "There can be no doubt about our commitment to ethics and integrity."

No News Is Good News

Douglas Forbes | Posted 10.05.2011 | Media
Douglas Forbes

Who can argue that cable TV teems with killer comedy? I mean, have you watched CNN, MSNBC or FOX News channels lately?

Norway and the Fox News Response

Karl Frisch | Posted 10.01.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

Many say that it is thoughtless, even reckless to blame an entire political movement for the actions of men like Breivik or Dr. Tiller's killer. I am inclined to agree. But it is just as reckless to dismiss these men as simply crazed.

Murdoch Facade Crumbling As Scandal Takes Root In America

Timothy Karr | Posted 09.21.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

As more leads indicate that crimes were committed on U.S. soil, the likelihood increases that this scandal will create heat for the Murdochs on this side of the Atlantic.

Murdoch, the Pie Man, and Baked Goods as Political Theatre

Bill Lichtenstein | Posted 09.20.2011 | Weird News
Bill Lichtenstein

To get a professional and season perspective on the Murdoch pie attack, I spoke with Aron Kay, once known affectionately throughout the pasty heaving world as "The Pie Man."

Rupert Murdoch Shows Us the Need for Government Oversight

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 09.19.2011 | Media
John Wellington Ennis

Government oversight cannot happen when government leaders are working night and day to impress a cable news producer who may as well be a reality TV producer restless for drama.

Responsible Journalism

Al Gore | Posted 09.19.2011 | Media
Al Gore

Much of the media has fallen down on its responsibilities -- not by tapping the phones of celebrities, politicians and victims of crimes and terrorist attacks -- but by failing to insure the public is truly informed about the most pressing issues of the day.

The Trouble With Rupert

Timothy Karr | Posted 09.10.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

There are many reasons the scandal engulfing Rupert Murdoch has riveted public attention. It features twists of fate, betrayal, deception, abuse of power, and, even murder. But beneath this lies a bigger problem, and it's not confined to the United Kingdom.

Murdoch's American Sins: Less Sensational, But More Dangerous

Will Bunch | Posted 09.06.2011 | Media
Will Bunch

If you are outraged tonight by what the Rupert Murdoch empire was up to in Great Britain all these years -- and you should be -- than you should be doubly outraged by what they've pulled off here.

The Saudi Hollywood Makeover

Wajid Ali Syed | Posted 09.04.2011 | World
Wajid Ali Syed

This prince is a hero, not in a real life of course -- but in a Hollywood movie. This pop culture moment is nothing short of extraordinary. The Saudis have achieved a PR coup.

Meet The Man Who Claims He Turned In Infamous Hacker Group

Arbutus, MD Patch | Bruce Goldfarb | Posted 08.30.2011 | Technology

He is slender, with steel-gray eyes and close-cropped light brown hair. He looks even younger than his 22 years, belying his experience in the world o...

Sean Hannity Is Right!

Russell Simmons | Posted 08.23.2011 | Media
Russell Simmons

Fox News has always been a network that we assume to be evil. What is hard to often swallow is they are sometimes right.

The Real Reason Sarah Palin and Donald Trump Get Along

Eric Deggans | Posted 08.01.2011 | Media
Eric Deggans

The Donald and Palin occupy a unique space in today's media and political culture -- a fact-free zone where they earn millions shamelessly reflecting the world as they and their fans choose to see it, regardless of actual fact.

Second Stringers: The First 2012 Republican Debate

Alan Schroeder | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics
Alan Schroeder

If the purpose of Fox News is to promote Republicans, the opening debate of campaign 2012 did little to advance the cause. The event was like a party all the cool kids boycotted, leaving only an assortment of nerds to whip up their own brand of fun.

Jason Linkins

Something Is Happening On A Sunday, So Let's Vamp: The Mediagasm | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.02.2011 | Media

Before we got the news Sunday night, America got about a solid hour of ramping and vamping, as newspeople took to the teevee to make wild speculation about what it was that they were all summoned back to work to report.