Thursday, June 12, 2008

Fox News Can't Get It Right

Fox News Channel's "Fair and Balanced" moniker has always been open to interpretation. It's widely recognized that they have a decidedly right tilt since it's inception - a antidote to the left-wing media. And they have a huge audience...
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Just this past week or so, we could see that the general election coverage will be going in roughly the same direction. Fox's E.D. Hill, in reaction to the fist bump that Barack and Michelle Obama shared before his victory speech last Tuesday, came out with this teaser, "A fist bump? A pound? A terrorist fist jab? The gesture everyone seems to interpret differently. We'll show you some interesting body communication and find out what it really says."

Liberal media watchdog group, Media Matters, issued a "Call to Action" to write, call and sign a petition. Hill later apologized. Interestingly enough, this came on the heels of E.D.'s show being canceled. She'll continue with Fox "in a capacity to be determined".

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