Fake News – Fox, CNBC and CNN Style

by Dr. David Gruder

The following two videos from The Daily Show are brilliant illustrations of today’s massive deficits in journalistic integrity. The clips speak for themselves. The moral of the story is one of my frequent refrains on the many radio interviews I provide each week: what you think is fact is usually spin. (Adobe Flash Player required to view both of the following videos.)

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon – Thurs 11p / 10c
"i" on News
thedailyshow.com

This next clip is an all-too-typical example of the hypocritical double standard in reporting that permeates Fox News (spin conservative style) and CNBC (spin progressive style). Which station’s integrity deficits are more disgustingly unpatriotic? Spin is spin no matter where on the political spectrum it occurs.

The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon – Thurs 11p / 10c
Fox & Friends’ Lingerie Football Romp
thedailyshow.com

 

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  • David
    July 14, 2009

    Thanks for providing the "no call" list available to folks in Wisconsin. For those who don’t live in Wisconsin, one way to find out if a "no call" list exists in your state or province, is to try googling "______ no call list" where "_______" is your state, province or country. I added myself to reputable "no call" and "no junk mail" lists years ago and they really work.

  • JanaS
    July 8, 2009




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