Fair and Balanced?

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    You decide.

    During Tuesday morning's "fair and balanced" broadcast covering gerrymandering tactics and an extended clip of Gov. Haley Barbour (RGA Chair) bragging about Republican prospects this November, a Fox anchor stated:

    "By way of full disclosure, News Corp., parent company of this network, has contributed one million dollars to the Republican Governors Association."

    Gee, as if we didn't know.
     
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    So they are bad for disclosing, they are bad for not disclosing. Is there anything Fox can do that you would approve of?
     
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    they are an arm of the republican party, and very affective.
     
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    I'll accept that statement if you agree that CNN, NBC, CBS and all the other tv news are arms of the Democratic party. Regardless of what you call Fox News, it is the number 1 rated news broadcast on tv. What spin do you have for that?
     
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    LMAO, the obvious response from a RW Fringer. Thanks for sharing Avatar, and for being so predictable.
     
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    Fox is not news, BBD. It is staged, propaganda and entertainment. You want news, watch and listen to NPR/PBS - of course RW fringers won't because it will challenge most of the dogma they hold to be absolute truth. A perfect example is your post above, "if you agree that CNN, NBC, CBS and all the other tv news are arms of the Democratic party". Anyone who believes that is a noodlehead.
     
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    Yes.

    Either drop the tags "News" or "Fair and Balanced"...

    Or report the news as objectively, complete with facts, as humanly possible.
     
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    Does Harry Reid come on Fox News and answer tough questions?

    Can't exactly be accused of being not fair if the other side doesn't show up.
     
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    NPR is the biggest liberal shoveler of horse shit that I have ever heard. Talk about biased news reporting. You have me chuckling here.
     
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    President Barack Obama, has..
     

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