Where it all began, we are doomed if we don’t reverse this
In light of this recent article demonstrating Fox News’ consistent lies, usually (but not always) perpetuated by their “contributors”, I’ve decided to re-post an article on the issue. I originally posted the article in two years ago.
This is a re-post of an original article from March 31, 2010.
Why does Fox News lie so much with impunity? Why are they able to get away with the things they say? Why does EVERYONE on Fox news tout the usually distorted or outright false, talking point of the day with no guilt or shame?
People frequently refer to a court case that Fox won, which essentially gave the media the right to lie. This came from an appellate court decision that states that the FCC’s news distortion policy does not qualify as a rule, law, or regulation.
Jane Akre and her husband Steve Wilson are…
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