Fox News - "One Of These Things Is Not Like The Other" -- Rachel Maddow

Did you ever want to really quantify in hard terms what it is that sets Faux Noise apart from other networks' news departments? Here's a sample from Rachel Maddow which makes a clear and rather objective demonstration of at least one reason why Rupert Murdoch and Roger Ailes' noisemakers just fail to resemble the output of ABC, CBS, NBC and CNN.


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It is what it was always meant to be.

Roger Ailes’ Secret Nixon-Era Blueprint for Fox News


"Republican media strategist Roger Ailes launched Fox News Channel in 1996, ostensibly as a "fair and balanced" counterpoint to what he regarded as the liberal establishment media. But according to a remarkable document buried deep within the Richard Nixon Presidential Library, the intellectual forerunner for Fox News was a nakedly partisan 1970 plot by Ailes and other Nixon aides to circumvent the "prejudices of network news" and deliver "pro-administration" stories to heartland television viewers.
The memo—called, simply enough, "A Plan For Putting the GOP on TV News"— is included…"

See link (above).

Put simply: a propaganda wing of the Republican Party.  Simple enough, I think.

Thank you.  Clear definitions.  My only quibble is making Beck such a focus of it, since he's no longer their guy.  Someone could argue they need more contemporary evidence.  Not that there's not tons of it!

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