Level 6

Since: Feb 12

Aurora, CO

#1 Oct 26, 2012
FOX News Agrees to Add Satire Disclaimer

It is hoped the satire disclaimer will deflect legal issues raised by the constant lies, hate speech and abusive hyperbole.

FOX News came under fire in the past for such tactics as labeling disgraced Republicans as Democrats, sponsoring radical movements like the famously disjointed Tea Parties, and for hiring emotionally unstable individuals like Glenn Beck, papa bear Bill O’Reilly and the entire cast of Fox & Friends.

It was believed by many at FOX that the satirical element was self-evident. The blatant disregard for facts, intensely anti-American sentiment and the clown shoes worn daily by Sean Hannity were all expected to make the point obvious, but having the least savvy demographic in the history of television has worked against them.

When FOX News paid G. Gordon Liddy to weigh in on whether or not Deep Throat was an American hero, that was powerful satire, but many failed to see the irony. Likewise when they hired disgraced war criminal Oliver North, best known for selling illegal arms to hostile nations, few FOX viewers had the ability bat an eye. And that character Brit Hume does borders on absurd.

"When we say Obama is a racist Muslim, some people think we’re either kidding or actually that stupid. We just have to set the record straight for both legal and practical purposes.”
Fox News Public Relations representative Meaghan Atwater

http://glossynews.com/entertainment/books-new...

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Denver Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
106.7 kbpi is the worst morning show ever! 27 min Eat me you low life 537
Colo. gay discrimination alleged over wedding cake (Jun '13) 37 min Joy Division 16,214
Republicans the party of LIARS (Dec '11) 3 hr GOP 16,402
Students hack into school system, change grades (Apr '07) 4 hr Awssome 624
last post wins! (Feb '11) 9 hr Non _cents 25,074
annette marion delusions "marry off world alien... 13 hr PSYCO ANNETTE 1
Denver police fatally shoot teen girl suspect; ... 20 hr Sneaky Pete 8
Denver Dating
Find my Match
More from around the web

Denver People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]

NFL Latest News

Updated 2:57 pm PST

Yahoo! Sports 2:57PM
NFL teams look for bargains, avoid busts in free agency
NFL 3:49 PM
How can Peyton, Broncos return to Super Bowl?
Yahoo! Sports 5:27 PM
Peyton returning for 18th season, signs deal with Broncos
Bleacher Report 7:07 PM
Pre-Free Agency Salary Cap Update for Broncos
Bleacher Report 9:16 PM
How Peyton, Pay Cut Can Help DEN Win Super Bowl