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>From: "Scott Chase" <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: US Tragedy
>Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2001 11:48:45 -0400
>>From: Chris Taylor <Christopher.Taylor@man.ac.uk>
>>Subject: Re: US Tragedy
>>Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2001 13:04:13 +0100
>> > Over here we have "FoxNews" which I used to like at first, but it has
>> > a highly right wing slanted network IMO. If anybody has seen that early
>> > morning "memefest" called "Fox and Friends" they might concur. Anybody
>> > media studies should take a close look at that show and the subtle (or
>> > so subtle?) spin.
>>You can't move for Rupert bloody Murdoch. Sky News (his effort in the
>>UK) is sensationalist, under-researched shite. The other day (pre all
>>this) they said that the American 'Anti-Terrorist Force' had been
>>involved in some internal security issue (militia-related I think). The
>>ATF is the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Fireamrms FFS. Idiots. We get a
>>feed from Fox News each day for a bit too, and that looks like it's
>>descending into the same vein (although he's had less time to fk them
>He has help from Roger Ailes who had some connection with Rush Limbaugh's
>show IIRC and with Bush Sr. and Nixon. I tried looking something
>up on the web highlighting the leanings FoxNews may have, but all I could
>find were rants by left-wingers. Two wrongs don't make a right.
OK, I take that back. Last night I had done a google search focusing on the
keyword "Fox and Friends" to see if there were any sites which offered a
look at that particular show and could not come up with much. I just tried a
quick search using ["Fox News" "Roger Ailes" "Richard Nixon" "George Bush"
and "Rush Limbaugh"] as a string and there were more sites.
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