There is good news about the economy — the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has reported that the federal budget deficit is reducing even more quickly than had been projected– so, naturally, it is being spun by Fox News as bad news: Fox & Friends co-host Brian Kilmeade reacted to a new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) [...]
Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napiltano suggested yesterday that Pres. Obama could be impeached over the sequester: “This is almost an impeachable offense,” Napolitano [said]. “If the president is deciding how to spend money in order to hurt us, rather than in order to provide us with the services for which we have paid and [...]
Percentage drop in approval of Fox News, according to a new PPP survey. The poll found that only 41 percent of Americans trust Fox News while 46 percent do not, which is down from 49-37 percent in 2010. The source of the collapse was a rising distrust of the Republican propaganda outlet by independent voters.
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy During the presidency of George Bush, Fox News operated as an adjunct to the White House political office (or was it vice versa?). That’s why, if there were Fox hosts who had concerns about the many nefarious activities of the Bush administration — [...]
I’m not a big one for Schadenfreude but I confess to feeling a little frisson on hearing the news that Dick Morris was not getting his contract renewed by Fox News. It’s not that I wish Morris ill tidings; it’s that I want pundits to be held accountable for their incorrect forecasts… Morris’  performance earned him the title of ‘Worst Pundit of 2012′ by Pundit Tracker. That’s an impressive achievement considering all the competition. In mathematical terms, Morris was wrong 80% in his prognostications: if you had placed a dollar bet on each Morris prediction in a prediction market, you would have lost 70% of your money.
— Harry Enten, writing in the Guardian.
Monetary value of a word uttered by Sarah Palin. A Smart Politics review of the more than 150 Fox News broadcasts in which Sarah Palin appeared as a paid commentator from 2010 through 2012 finds that she spoke 189,221 words on air during this span, for an average pay rate of $15.85 per word and a total salary of $2,999,152.
The release of a secretly recorded conversation between Gen. David Petraeus and a Fox News operative has erased all plausible deniability about the fact that Fox News is nothing other than a media and communications vehicle for the Republican Party. In the recording, which was apparently made by Petraeus, Kathleen T. McFarland, a Fox News [...]