Hank Green Says It’s Not OK for the Mainstream Media to Snipe at YouTube Stars
But the Reason Isn't What You Expect -- He Even Calls Out Jon Stewart

If you missed it in the post-game coverage of the recent State of the Union speech, Pres. Obama broke new ground beyond perfecting presidential ad libs. He also agreed to one-on-one interviews with three YouTube stars, and one of them, Hank Green, isn’t happy with the way the “legacy” press corps treated the endeavor. Green’s […]

Roger Ailes Makes Crazy Talk

They used to laugh at us in the mainstream media, but we’re becoming the place most people go to get the truth.

— Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes, quoted by the New York Times.

Did News Corp’s Muslim Billionaire Investor Force Fox News to Apologize for Anti-Islam ‘Errors’?
Or was Murdoch embarrassed by the ridicule over its lies about 'no-go zones' Fox received in Europe?

Fox News apologized not once but twice Saturday night for false statements about European Muslims made repeatedly during the network’s broadcasts last week. Because Fox disseminates lies and misinformation so regularly and apologizes so rarely, the fact that it issued two “wea culpas” on the same night — albeit during the weekend while no one […]

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Shoots a Blank with Gun Making Incentive

Don’t expect FOX News to cover this story since it doesn’t contain sexy words like, “Solyndra” and “Obama.” But Gov. Rick Scott (R/Tea) shot himself in the foot and might have to bite the bullet over the wasted $1.6 million paid to gun manufacturer Colt to bring jobs to Central Florida. The skilled manufacturing jobs, […]

Fox News Host Says Obama Administration Is Anti-Awesome

The United States of America is awesome, we are awesome. We’ve closed the book on torture, and we’ve stopped doing it. And the reason they want to have this discussion is not to show how awesome we are. This administration wants to have this discussion to show us how we’re not awesome.

— Fox News co-host Andrea Tantaros, quoted by Gawker.

Fox News Also Won the Midterms

6,607,000

Number of total viewers of Fox News Channel in the 10 pm hour Tuesday night, exceeding both CNN’s 1,936,000 and MSNBC’s 1,594,000 average total viewers combined by more than 3 million. FNC also beat out CBS, NBC and ABC in total viewers during that hour, with the highest of the three – CBS – garnering 5,408,000 average total viewers, reports FishBowl DC.

What is FOX?

FOX News is indisputably the most popular cable news channel. And yet in 13 years, Fox has never broken a story. That’s okay, because it is not in the news business. It is in the news-shaping business. Its programming is an admixture of right-wing propaganda and fear-porn for feeble-minded paranoiacs, served up by spokesmodels who have no clue what they are reading.

- Pensito Review quoted from 2009 in answer to the question “What is FOX?” in “Understanding The History And Purpose Of Fox News,” at Addicting Info.

Palin Threatens to Run for Political Office Again

Those haters out there don’t understand that it invigorates me. The more they’re pouring on the more I’m gonna bug the crap out of them by being out there with a voice, with a message, hopefully running for office in the future, too.

— Sarah Palin, telling Fox Business that she may run for office again, in part to “bug the crap” out of liberals.

You’re Paying 89 Cents a Month on Your Cable Bill for Fox News, Whether You Want It or Not

89 Cents

The amount Fox News requires cable subscribers to pay for its service every month whether they want it or not, according to Pew Research. Fox “now claims one of the highest average rates per subscriber. Only six non-premium cable channels command higher fees than Fox. CNN, by contrast, is estimated to average 57 cents per subscriber per month and MSNBC, 18 cents,” according to Pew.

Pew Study Confirms That Fox Is Dominant Source of ‘News’ on the Right – Liberals Rely on Many Sources

The PewResearch Journalism Project has released a study that confirms what is already clear: The American right gets most of its information about politics from Fox News, while the left relies on multiple sources, including CNN, NPR, MSNBC and the New York Times. According to the study, consistent conservatives:

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