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Changing Journalism Explained

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat on Saturday. 2 Replies

Mitchell Stephens provides a historical overview of how and why journalism is drastically changing.…Continue

Tags: false balance, journalism business model

CNN screaming-match "political news"

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jul 30. 0 Replies

By reducing "political news" to sports commentary-like screaming matches, CNN actually promotes Trump lies. It hires disreputable pro-Trump "pundits"  for the screaming match drama.This comes from …Continue

Tags: profit from misinformation, dumbing-down news

The Nixon White House origins of Roger Ailes' faux-news propaganda machine

Started by Grinning Cat May 18. 0 Replies

Now that Roger Ailes has died, this overview of how he managed to reshape the media landscape is worth revisiting:…Continue

Tags: Republicans, Ailes, Roger Ailes, Republican Party, Nixon

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Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on April 17, 2011 at 10:18am
Good one, D.O.S, but that would be so insider that others wouldn't know who you're talking about. How about FOX Faux news?
Comment by D.O.S on October 27, 2009 at 7:46pm
Faux News is good. I like that one. :)
Comment by Billy Deaton on October 27, 2009 at 4:29pm
Faux News is one of my favorites.
Comment by D.O.S on October 18, 2009 at 7:17am
It might be helpful if more of us simply stop referring to Fox News as Fox News. If they come up in conversation refer to them as "Fox Entertainment" or "Fox Talk" or something along those lines. It may not make a bit of difference or it may stick in people's heads and serve as a reminder that they really aren't about actual news.

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