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Old 03-11-2011, 02:44 PM
 
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The reason why Fox has so much attention is that more people who watch the news are Watching Fox and like it better. Thats why Fox News has the highest ratings of all news channels.
...that would be CABLE news...not all news channels.
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Old 03-11-2011, 02:45 PM
 
Location: Dallas, TX
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If so, one would have to assume that all people who watch FOX news are uneducated and incapable of forming their own opinions.
I don't assume. I know.
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Old 03-11-2011, 02:46 PM
 
Location: Texas
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If so, one would have to assume that all people who watch FOX news are uneducated and incapable of forming their own opinions.
I guess you could say the same thing about Liberals that watch MSNBC.
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Old 03-11-2011, 02:48 PM
 
Location: Hoboken
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Do you think the majority of the scientific community agrees with you?

Why, does majority rule in science? There was a time when the majority of scientists believed the sun revolved around the earth. That worked out pretty well.
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Old 03-11-2011, 03:08 PM
 
Location: Weehawken, NJ
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I watch FOX, CNN - HLN, CNBC/MSNBC, and Bloomberg.

Each network has their good programs. Each network (sans Bloomberg) has their sensationalists. The key is to listen to the talking points and draw your own sane conclusion to what's going on. People like Beck and Maddow are the outliers that make no sense to me.

At the end of the day, the networks are in business to turn a profit. If an unscientific poll came out stating Americans trust their news from Snoop Dogg and Kermit the Frog; you can bet the house that one of these networks would have The Snoop and Kermit World News Hour. One Smokes Green - The Other is Green.

People who think these networks are in business to provide unbiased news are nuts.
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Old 03-11-2011, 03:18 PM
 
Location: Northridge/Porter Ranch, Calif.
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Here in lies the lie of the left...


Global warming, or climate changes

Everyone knows the climate is ever changing.

The dust bowl of the 50's was followed by record snow and rain fall

Now global warming, that is bogus.

Poles are constantly moving(north pole toward Russia) and we are getting sucked by gravity towards the sun daily.

That I can believe.
Actually, the dust bowl was in the '30s.
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Old 03-11-2011, 03:36 PM
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I don't think Fox News influences any more people than the other News Organizations do but they do have more listeners because they stand on the motto of fair and balanced news and being the number one watched news,one has to conclude that they believe Fox more..
So, if they are fair and balanced, what programming do they offer that balances the viewpoints of Sean Hannity, Brit Hume and Glen Beck?
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Old 03-11-2011, 03:55 PM
 
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So, if they are fair and balanced, what programming do they offer that balances the viewpoints of Sean Hannity, Brit Hume and Glen Beck?
A reasonable question you have Sir ,I will try and answer by saying
Ratings are your answer to your question.
More people believe that they are fair and balanced including the three you mentions above which are fair and balanced in their own shows and like I stated more people watch Fox News than the others.
So if by chance you disagree with them being fair and balanced ,,then you are out numbered as not being a believer of Fox being fair and balanced.
All the shows above mentioned by you have guests on their shows with opposite views and they have a voice of their own to use and thats fair and balanced .
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Old 03-11-2011, 03:57 PM
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Ratings are your answer to your question.
More people believe that they are fair and balanced including the three you mentions above which are fair and balanced in their own shows and like I stated more people watch Fox News than the others.
So if by chance you disagree with them being fair and balanced ,,then you are out numbered as not being a believer of Fox being fair and balanced.
All the shows above mentioned by you have guests on their shows with opposite views and they have a voice of their own to use and thats asfair and balanced .
Nice dodge.
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Old 03-11-2011, 04:03 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Default So much attention is focused on FOX news, do people really think FOX News influences the public regarding politics?

Fox reaches to their choir.
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