The Time has Come for Fox News

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People who have been watching fox news have been consistently misinformed about COVID19. So now Fox News is going to be sued for it's fake news on this pandemic.

Washington state nonprofit files lawsuit saying Fox News misled viewers about coronavirus
By Sara Jean Green The Seattle Times (TNS) Apr 4, 2020


A little-known Washington nonprofit has filed a lawsuit against Fox News in King County Superior Court, claiming the news station, its parent companies and owners violated the state’s Consumer Protection Act and acted in bad faith by disseminating false information about the novel coronavirus through its television news broadcasts and minimized the danger posed by the virus as COVID-19 began to explode into a pandemic.
The suit, filed on behalf of the Washington League for Increased Transparency and Ethics (WASHLITE), alleges Fox News engaged in unfair or deceptive acts by representing the coronavirus as a hoax in broadcasts that aired in February and March. Those broadcasts caused viewers to fail to adequately protect themselves or mitigate the virus’ spread, and therefore contributed to the public-health crisis and preventable mass death, the lawsuit says.


They are right and other entities need to join them in their effort.
FOX news is a good part liberal now. It has a couple of right to center people at night. Several in shows with other people involved and the rest is left of center and liberal and even Prog socialist.
 

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Fox News should be held accountable for its lies. Given that Fox’s audience is made of gullible conspiracy minded low-IQ Trumpist types many will pay the ultimate price for believing Fox commentators who called the virus a hoax or hype.

The law suit will fail, as it probably should, because of 1st amendment issues.

Fox viewers however have to stop acting like battered spouses and wake up and move out. When that happens Fox will either change or go out of business.
Would you say the same about MSNBC or CNN viewers? And if not, why not?
Show me where MSNBC or CNN hosts routinely called the virus a hoax or media hype.
You think guys in dresses raping little girls are of better character then hetero married people with kids.
 

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Politics don't make me emotional.
Well, if this ultimately is the beginning of a large-scale comprehensive audit of both our traditional press and the other forms of "journalism" have appeared with the internet, across the board, I'd definitely be good with that. I'd think some very positive things could come from this, if we keep our eyes and minds open.
Of course you would. You want to make sure of compliance with Beijing's goals. We MUST MANAGE our news reporting to ensure President Xi is served well. We get it.
:dunno:
 

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Politics don't make me emotional.
Well, if this ultimately is the beginning of a large-scale comprehensive audit of both our traditional press and the other forms of "journalism" have appeared with the internet, across the board, I'd definitely be good with that.

I'd think some very positive things could come from this, if we keep our eyes and minds open.
Sure if we ban opinions, it would help launch a government news organization and quash any differing opinions.
Or we could just hold our press to a higher standard. And that would require that each end of the spectrum did that.

Likely? No. But I'll remain hopeful.
 

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Didn’t see any of those networks calling it a hoax or mocking those who were warning of a calamity
You are a dishonest poster. I have personally corrected your false "Coronavirus is a hoax" narrative.

You are deceiving people intentionally to score unjustified political points.

To put it 100% succinctly...You are a baldfaced liar and nothing you post should believed.

Now go away.
From Factcheck.org:

But the following day, after the death of the first American from coronavirus in Washington state, Trump said that when he used the word “hoax,” he was referring to Democrats finding fault with his administration’s response to coronavirus, not the virus itself.

Even after Trump explained his remarks, some Democrats — including former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg — continued to wrongly accuse Trump of describing the coronavirus as a “hoax.”

 

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Oh goodie. CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC, ABC, CBS, New York Times......get ready for the lawsuits! No one has been more misleading than the leftwing media on Corvid-19.
Didn’t see any of those networks calling it a hoax or mocking those who were warning of a calamity
Then Biden should be sued for calling Trump xenophobic in his handling travel bans against China? It looks like he didn’t take the warnings seriously. He spread false information, just like other networks during the stages of COVID-19, by calling Trump xenophobic. Does it work both ways or just one way and depending what your political leanings.
Trump was xenophobic in trying to label the TRUMPvirus the “Chinese virus”
 

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Fox News should be held accountable for its lies. Given that Fox’s audience is made of gullible conspiracy minded low-IQ Trumpist types many will pay the ultimate price for believing Fox commentators who called the virus a hoax or hype.

The law suit will fail, as it probably should, because of 1st amendment issues.

Fox viewers however have to stop acting like battered spouses and wake up and move out. When that happens Fox will either change or go out of business.
Would you say the same about MSNBC or CNN viewers? And if not, why not?
Show me where MSNBC or CNN hosts routinely called the virus a hoax or media hype.
You are disingenuous. CNN and MSNBC constantly hype and lie about the news they broadcast.
Take the Russian collusion lie and Trump impeachment reporting, all filed with disinformation
and lies. Grow up.
 

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Well, if this ultimately is the beginning of a large-scale comprehensive audit of both our traditional press and the other forms of "journalism" have appeared with the internet, across the board, I'd definitely be good with that. I'd think some very positive things could come from this, if we keep our eyes and minds open.
Of course you would. You want to make sure of compliance with Beijing's goals. We MUST MANAGE our news reporting to ensure President Xi is served well. We get it.
:dunno:
Mac, normally you would support Washington DC writing the news, but you hate Trump with a level of mania rarely seen. So how would this work? Nancy Pelosi gets a feed from Beijing and approves what the media prints or broadcasts? Seriously, how do you envision the controlled media working?
 

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Didn’t see any of those networks calling it a hoax or mocking those who were warning of a calamity
You are a dishonest poster. I have personally corrected your false "Coronavirus is a hoax" narrative.

You are deceiving people intentionally to score unjustified political points.

To put it 100% succinctly...You are a baldfaced liar and nothing you post should believed.

Now go away.
Fake news?
 

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Well, if this ultimately is the beginning of a large-scale comprehensive audit of both our traditional press and the other forms of "journalism" have appeared with the internet, across the board, I'd definitely be good with that.

I'd think some very positive things could come from this, if we keep our eyes and minds open.
Sure if we ban opinions, it would help launch a government news organization and quash any differing opinions.
Or we could just hold our press to a higher standard. And that would require that each end of the spectrum did that.

Likely? No. But I'll remain hopeful.
The days of news organizations raising their standards are over. Rather, William, the kid from the NYT ended all that many years ago.
 

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Oh goodie. CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC, ABC, CBS, New York Times......get ready for the lawsuits! No one has been more misleading than the leftwing media on Corvid-19.
Didn’t see any of those networks calling it a hoax or mocking those who were warning of a calamity
This will not go anywhere. It will be just like here on the forum where NOBODY has been able to come up with a quote of Trump calling the virus a hoax. There will be all kinds of quotes of Fox News talking about lefties, coronavirus, and hoaxes, but no quote of Fox calling the virus itself a hoax.
Fox admitted there was a virus but the virus was of little concern. They repeatedly compared it to the flu and gave daily reports of flu deaths vs Coronavirus deaths to minimize the threat.
They then went on to accuse other media outlets of overstating the threat and using it to hurt Trump
This case will end the same way this thread does.
 

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Didn’t see any of those networks calling it a hoax or mocking those who were warning of a calamity
You are a dishonest poster. I have personally corrected your false "Coronavirus is a hoax" narrative.

You are deceiving people intentionally to score unjustified political points.

To put it 100% succinctly...You are a baldfaced liar and nothing you post should believed.

Now go away.
From Factcheck.org:

But the following day, after the death of the first American from coronavirus in Washington state, Trump said that when he used the word “hoax,” he was referring to Democrats finding fault with his administration’s response to coronavirus, not the virus itself.

Even after Trump explained his remarks, some Democrats — including former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg — continued to wrongly accuse Trump of describing the coronavirus as a “hoax.”

We are talking about the network calling it a hoax
 

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Oh goodie. CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC, ABC, CBS, New York Times......get ready for the lawsuits! No one has been more misleading than the leftwing media on Corvid-19.
Didn’t see any of those networks calling it a hoax or mocking those who were warning of a calamity
Then Biden should be sued for calling Trump xenophobic in his handling travel bans against China? It looks like he didn’t take the warnings seriously. He spread false information, just like other networks during the stages of COVID-19, by calling Trump xenophobic. Does it work both ways or just one way and depending what your political leanings.
Trump was xenophobic in trying to label the TRUMPvirus the “Chinese virus”
DERP

 

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Oh goodie. CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC, ABC, CBS, New York Times......get ready for the lawsuits! No one has been more misleading than the leftwing media on Corvid-19.
Didn’t see any of those networks calling it a hoax or mocking those who were warning of a calamity
Then Biden should be sued for calling Trump xenophobic in his handling travel bans against China? It looks like he didn’t take the warnings seriously. He spread false information, just like other networks during the stages of COVID-19, by calling Trump xenophobic. Does it work both ways or just one way and depending what your political leanings.
Trump was xenophobic in trying to label the TRUMPvirus the “Chinese virus”
Your personal allegation
 

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Didn’t see any of those networks calling it a hoax or mocking those who were warning of a calamity
You are a dishonest poster. I have personally corrected your false "Coronavirus is a hoax" narrative.

You are deceiving people intentionally to score unjustified political points.

To put it 100% succinctly...You are a baldfaced liar and nothing you post should believed.

Now go away.
From Factcheck.org:

But the following day, after the death of the first American from coronavirus in Washington state, Trump said that when he used the word “hoax,” he was referring to Democrats finding fault with his administration’s response to coronavirus, not the virus itself.

Even after Trump explained his remarks, some Democrats — including former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg — continued to wrongly accuse Trump of describing the coronavirus as a “hoax.”

We are talking about the network calling it a hoax
Have you ever seen or heard any network or any person on any side of the aisle call the virus itself a hoax?
 

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People who have been watching fox news have been consistently misinformed about COVID19. So now Fox News is going to be sued for it's fake news on this pandemic.

Washington state nonprofit files lawsuit saying Fox News misled viewers about coronavirus
By Sara Jean Green The Seattle Times (TNS) Apr 4, 2020


A little-known Washington nonprofit has filed a lawsuit against Fox News in King County Superior Court, claiming the news station, its parent companies and owners violated the state’s Consumer Protection Act and acted in bad faith by disseminating false information about the novel coronavirus through its television news broadcasts and minimized the danger posed by the virus as COVID-19 began to explode into a pandemic.
The suit, filed on behalf of the Washington League for Increased Transparency and Ethics (WASHLITE), alleges Fox News engaged in unfair or deceptive acts by representing the coronavirus as a hoax in broadcasts that aired in February and March. Those broadcasts caused viewers to fail to adequately protect themselves or mitigate the virus’ spread, and therefore contributed to the public-health crisis and preventable mass death, the lawsuit says.


They are right and other entities need to join them in their effort.
This would open up the floodgate of all floodgates. CNN, MSNBC and so many others have not only been wrong about the threat, so have the politicians they have covered who suggested for citizens to go attend the Chinese New Year festival in New York for example, even as the outbreak had started. This is only ONE issue, there are so many other that MSM has lied about, you would literally have a floodgate of lawsuits trying to keep media strictly to facts.

They better start building their Ark I guess...
There are no floodgates to open. Fox has misled it's viewership into believing the virus was not serious. Yet the numbers are growing. I believe a week ago we had 100,000 cases, now we have over 300,000. But according to fox everything said opposing trumps bs was made up when in fact the so called left were the ones saying this was serious from the start.
Turd pretends to know everything but in reality is just a two bit butthurt racist liar.
 

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This lawsuit will be tossed out on First Amendment grounds. Funny, how the OP can't see that.
 

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Fox must lie like CNN.
CNN hasn't lied. But trump tells you they have and you can't question your fake god.
Oh goodie. CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC, ABC, CBS, New York Times......get ready for the lawsuits! No one has been more misleading than the leftwing media on Corvid-19.
Didn’t see any of those networks calling it a hoax or mocking those who were warning of a calamity
Then Biden should be sued for calling Trump xenophobic in his handling travel bans against China? It looks like he didn’t take the warnings seriously. He spread false information, just like other networks during the stages of COVID-19, by calling Trump xenophobic. Does it work both ways or just one way and depending what your political leanings.
Trump was xenophobic in trying to label the TRUMPvirus the “Chinese virus”
is he any more xenophobic than those who say the Asian Flu or the German Measles?....
 
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