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FoxNews running with mainstream media wolf pack
Canada Free Press ^ | 11/07/2008 | Judi McLeod

Posted on 11/07/2008 8:57:53 AM PST by Yomin Postelnik

It’s two days after the US presidential election, and the mainstream media is still shoveling out the propaganda.

Having gotten away with calling a predicted landslide that never happened, they’re now elevating two-day-old, USA President-Elect Barack Hussein Obama as…”President of the World”.

The only news of emerging world presidents is Vladimir Putin’s plot to return as Russian president.

(Excerpt) Read more at canadafreepress.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bho2008; boycottcable; boycottfox; fox; foxboycott; foxnews; mediabias; obama
She hit the nail on the head.
1 posted on 11/07/2008 8:57:53 AM PST by Yomin Postelnik
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To: Yomin Postelnik

All “News” Networks are the same . . . just pandering to whoever will listen so they can make a buck. I have no use for any of them.


2 posted on 11/07/2008 9:00:32 AM PST by Klepto
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To: Yomin Postelnik

I had to turn it off...finally.

It’s just become unwatchable.


3 posted on 11/07/2008 9:00:35 AM PST by Bahbah (Typical white person-Snow white)
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To: Yomin Postelnik

Let them. Since the night of the election I haven’t watched any MSM news and don’t intend to. I will be getting my news strictly from the internet and talk radio from now on. I really can’t watch those insufferable talking heads any more. Waste of time.


4 posted on 11/07/2008 9:00:36 AM PST by jersey117
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To: Yomin Postelnik

Maybe FOX news should be renamed as Jackal News.


5 posted on 11/07/2008 9:00:40 AM PST by Enterprise (No Oil for Democrats!)
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To: Yomin Postelnik

I turned off PMSNBC, CNN, CBS, ABC and NBC a long time ago. Fox News has now been turned off. I can get my news exclusively from the internet. It’s done. Bye bye, Fox.


6 posted on 11/07/2008 9:00:52 AM PST by chippewaman
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To: Yomin Postelnik

About MSM not poster!

I found how the World had been misled by prostitute Writers,
to ascribe the greatest Exploits in War to Cowards,
the wisest Counsel to Fools,
Sincerity to Flatterers,
Roman Virtue to Betrayers of their Country,
Piety to Atheists,
Chastity to Sodomites,
Truth to Informers.

Jonathan Swift (III:8;5)


7 posted on 11/07/2008 9:01:10 AM PST by HuntsvilleTxVeteran (Obama, Change America will die for.)
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To: Yomin Postelnik

Is there anyone on the planet, producing alpha waves, who didn’t know Putin would find a way back to the presidency? Come on, it’s what Commies do.


8 posted on 11/07/2008 9:01:14 AM PST by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: Yomin Postelnik

Fox who? I’ll check back after the love fest.


9 posted on 11/07/2008 9:01:54 AM PST by auusn
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To: Yomin Postelnik
cut the media off, just hit the Off button on your remote... just say I am mad as hell and I am not putting up with it anymore.


10 posted on 11/07/2008 9:01:55 AM PST by AmericanMade1776
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To: Yomin Postelnik

Fox has joined the media enemies of a free America. My wife and I therefore no longer watch Faux News


11 posted on 11/07/2008 9:02:51 AM PST by clamper1797 (BHO ... the 'H" stands for hubris)
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To: Yomin Postelnik

I’ve joined the narional boycott of Faux News channel.

No Fox no time.


12 posted on 11/07/2008 9:02:58 AM PST by stockpirate (Sarah for Chairwoman of the RNC.. Or the RNC can go to hell - BORG - Barack Obama Resistance Group)
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To: Bahbah

I think it is time to cancel my cable.


13 posted on 11/07/2008 9:02:59 AM PST by hsmomx3 (GO STEELERS!!!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Yomin Postelnik

Thank you Canada!


14 posted on 11/07/2008 9:03:26 AM PST by Earthdweller (Socialism makes you feel better about oppressing people.....)
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To: Enterprise

They want back on the plane!!!


15 posted on 11/07/2008 9:03:40 AM PST by Dr. Ursus (( commander of the simian host))
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To: AmericanMade1776
just say I am mad as hell and I am not putting up with it anymore.

And that would be the truth! I think viewers are mad as hell with the outrageous, unfair, non-stop two year long election coverage. Wake me up for the next hurricane.

16 posted on 11/07/2008 9:03:54 AM PST by jersey117
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To: Yomin Postelnik

FOX is going to wind up wandering in the wilderness with McCain. The left hates them, and they’re alienating their natural audience. Idiots.


17 posted on 11/07/2008 9:04:15 AM PST by skeeter (Its Barry's fault)
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To: Dr. Ursus

I think you are right! :)


18 posted on 11/07/2008 9:04:40 AM PST by Enterprise (No Oil for Democrats!)
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To: Yomin Postelnik

Scurvy dogs, the whole lot of them.


19 posted on 11/07/2008 9:04:55 AM PST by Unkosified (What do Osama and Obama have in common? They both have friends that bombed the Pentagon.)
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To: Yomin Postelnik

The bottom line will always win out. Fox is as self serving as the rest of the pack. If their ratings go down, they’ll start sounding a little more fair and balanced, if not, they sound like the rest.


20 posted on 11/07/2008 9:04:59 AM PST by Minn. 4 Bush
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To: AmericanMade1776

I’m Mad As Hell and I’m Not Going Take It Anymore!

Similarly back in the late 1970’s an excellent movie called Network included a scene in which a main character implores his television program audience to run to their doors, and windows, and shout out “I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take it anymore!”, this inspired people in the movie theater to stand up and scream that they were mad as hell, and that they weren’t going to take it anymore.

Kerasotes theater matrons would run out at precisely that moment in the film, and try to get people to sit down, and shut up. It was a most pathetic display of squareness on their part, but their understanding of audience mentality was right. People don’t generally go to a movie to listen to other members of the audience shout - actually it was kind of fun!

http://jeromeprophet.blogspot.com/2007_01_07_archive.html

YOU HEAR THAT IT IS KIND OF FUN... JUST STAND UP, RUN TO THE DOORS AND WINDOWS, AND SCREAM “I AM NOT PUTTING UP WITH THE MEDIA ANYMORE, I AM MAD AS HELL”...SAY IT LOUDER...JUST DO IT YOU KNOW YOU WANT TOO.


21 posted on 11/07/2008 9:06:30 AM PST by AmericanMade1776
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To: Earthdweller
bye bye FOX !
22 posted on 11/07/2008 9:07:19 AM PST by timestax ( CNNLIES)
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To: jersey117

The media would lose advertisers, and they deserve too, Boycott those who advertise on the news networks... Isn’t it time?


23 posted on 11/07/2008 9:07:30 AM PST by AmericanMade1776
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To: jersey117

News is turned off on my TV including local news. No more cable news on my TV — turned off the alphabet networks years ago.

Sports now dominate my TV!


24 posted on 11/07/2008 9:07:39 AM PST by PhiKapMom ( BOOMER SOONER LetsGetThisRight.com)
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To: Yomin Postelnik
Carl Cameron alone has put Fox news in the dumpster.

His snarky, lying hateful remarks about Palin were discusting.

He is a despicable person.

Fox News not refuting him and sending him over to the MSM shows their views.

Oh wait.

Fox is now part of the MSM.

Welcome to irrelevancy, Fox.

25 posted on 11/07/2008 9:07:51 AM PST by Syncro (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: Bahbah

It’s been refreshing not to watch any of the news programs.


26 posted on 11/07/2008 9:08:06 AM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: Yomin Postelnik

Rented a movie last night, instead of watching Fox self destruct...


27 posted on 11/07/2008 9:08:16 AM PST by demsux (Obama="the" BIG BROTHER)
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To: Yomin Postelnik

I’m sorry to see FOX news turn to the left. I have turned them off in the last couple of weeks.


28 posted on 11/07/2008 9:09:20 AM PST by Parley Baer
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To: AmericanMade1776

Damn Fox!

29 posted on 11/07/2008 9:09:28 AM PST by AmericanMade1776
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To: chippewaman

The one I really would like to see flop is O’Reily. He is more dangerous than most because he claims as loudly as possible to be neutral. His claims are only propped up by the occasional non issue that he throws to conservatives. When it counts, he is as biased as Colmes. If you have any doubt you should see the Cameron “sources say” crap about Palin the other night and then click on last nights talking points where he tries to defend it without taking on the primary point.

I wish I could get an honest all out boycott of this guy started. It would make him understand that if he really wants to be better than the MSNBC crowd he has to be principled every night on every issue.


30 posted on 11/07/2008 9:09:30 AM PST by sharkshooting
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To: Syncro

Fox News will tank. Why watch a liberal-lite news networks when you have a choice of several full-throated ones.


31 posted on 11/07/2008 9:09:51 AM PST by AU72
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To: Yomin Postelnik

FOX is dead to me since yesterday.


32 posted on 11/07/2008 9:10:24 AM PST by SolidWood (Sarah Palin - Everything that is Sweetness and Light! WE STAND WITH HER!)
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To: Yomin Postelnik

I am not watching it. I can’t stomach it anymore.


33 posted on 11/07/2008 9:10:44 AM PST by bizeemommie
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To: Yomin Postelnik
"I'm Benedict Arnold and I'm the New Newsanchor for Fox News"
34 posted on 11/07/2008 9:14:56 AM PST by Snoopy88 (Doing much better than I deserve, by the Grace of God!)
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To: AU72
Fox News will tank. Why watch a liberal-lite news networks when you have a choice of several full-throated ones.

That is a very interesting point.

Reminds me of a recent Presidential election.

Why vote for a liberal-lite candidate when you have a choice of a full-throated one.

35 posted on 11/07/2008 9:16:06 AM PST by Syncro (Tagline: optional, printed after your name on post)
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To: Yomin Postelnik

Drudge: FOXNEWS Greta Van Susteren obtains first post election interview with Gov. Palin
Drudge Report ^ Posted on Friday, November 07, 2008 http://www.drudgereport.com/
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2127948/posts

FOXNEWS Greta Van Susteren obtains first post election interview with Gov. Palin... Van Susteren traveling to Alaska for extensive sit-down interview with Palin to air Monday night exclusively... Developing...bttt


36 posted on 11/07/2008 9:33:02 AM PST by Matchett-PI (Saul Alinsky's radical operatives have succeeded beyond his wildest dreams.)
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To: Yomin Postelnik

I haven’t watched Fox for quite awhile. At first I enjoyed some of the programs but they devolved into snarky shouting matches where all is sound and fury and nothing is communicated. But in some ways I guess I feel sorry for the network. It is very difficult, if not impossible, to be neutral in something as polarized as a national election. This is especially true of this very emotional election and the best a “fair and balanced” network can do is try to offset partisans on one side against partisans on the other side. Particularly in this election, it was extreme against extreme. Obviously they did some things right because Obama seemed obsessed with condemning Fox News and that is where the network is now running between Scylla and Charybdis: the loyal watchers want their old network back but Obama seems quite capable of carrying on grudges (and his choice of Emanuel proves this) and penalizing the network in the future. So the network can be loyal to its fans and be shut out of interviews and such during the next four years, or it can jump on the Obama bandwagon to ensure access to the administration.

Unfortunately we have come to the point in politics where if “you aren’t for us, you’re against us” (i.e., if you aren’t openly my friend, I consider you my enemy). Now, it has always been that way but it seems more open or blatant now and that has translated to new coverage. Certainly the open partisanship of the MSM during this election has made it impossible to claim journalistic impartiality as the standard of the profession.

The result is it is no longer possible to be “fair and balanced” and it was only a pretense in the first place anyway. No one is absolutely impartial and everyone sees events through their own colored lenses. The best thing that can come of this election might be to help people stop trusting any one source of news and develop their own system of learning truths. That is actually the best protection against manipulation by MSM or any other “Big Brother”.


37 posted on 11/07/2008 9:52:39 AM PST by caseinpoint (Don't get thickly involved in thin things)
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To: Yomin Postelnik

I can’t stomach the news..my TV has been on the NHL channel...I am pretty sure I won’t see BO on there...football I love..hockey is my passion....been a Pens fan for years...watching them is the only thing saving the little bit of sanity I have left...


38 posted on 11/07/2008 10:06:15 AM PST by little-e (Chloe's mom..)
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To: Syncro

They were the worst part of the McCain despair that kept our voters away from the polls. There are a few exceptions, but they’re few and far between at a network that was supposed to be better than that.


39 posted on 11/07/2008 12:04:47 PM PST by Yomin Postelnik (Vote the War Hero, Not the Incompetent Noob, Our Security's At Stake - McCain-Palin, YES)
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To: little-e

We need to keep our spirits up. :)
Bless you.


40 posted on 11/07/2008 12:30:58 PM PST by Yomin Postelnik (Vote the War Hero, Not the Incompetent Noob, Our Security's At Stake - McCain-Palin, YES)
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To: PhiKapMom
Hear! Hear!

Me too, Mom.

There's 'stuff' to be found on the net like @ NRO Online and YouTube and maybe even hulu.com.

If all else fails--books.

I will not have have my mind rotted and emotions toyed with.

41 posted on 11/07/2008 1:27:10 PM PST by rvoitier
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To: Klepto

bttt


42 posted on 11/07/2008 1:28:45 PM PST by timestax ( CNNLIES)
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To: jersey117
I switched off FOX on Tuesday night at 8p.m. - haven't watched any news since then. I was disgusted with FOX in the last days of the campaign.

Can't comment on any other channel because I never watch them.

43 posted on 11/07/2008 1:31:41 PM PST by Churchillspirit
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To: sharkshooting
FWIW,
O'prick's obama interview was Murdoch's hedge should zero win. Ground rules were set so o'prick wouldn't get too deep with follow up questions as anyone here could've ended bo's campaign right then and there.

The spinterview gave obama the allusion he passed the test from the right.

When challenged on his softball spinterview, o'prick said, 'hey i asked him questions and he answered. what do you want me to do?'

no spinzone my ass. o'prick snowed us serfs.

44 posted on 11/07/2008 1:32:10 PM PST by rvoitier
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To: Yomin Postelnik

Although I have defended them, even as early as this morning, the writing is on the wall. They are going to cover for the inept Obama like the rest of them.

Duhbama was an embarrassment today, but they will pretend he wasn’t. His presser today was his stump speech. Pathetic, but they won’t mention it.

I am embarrassed for Fox.


45 posted on 11/07/2008 1:37:19 PM PST by dforest (Is there any good idea out there that Obama doesn't lay claim to anymore?)
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To: jersey117

Me too - and even though I’ve spent a lot of time on FR lately (as I used to years ago) - I’ve been getting a lot more done, too.

No more MSM for me!! - and yes - that includes FOX!!!


46 posted on 11/07/2008 1:44:18 PM PST by MasonGal
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To: jersey117

“I will be getting my news strictly from the internet and talk radio from now on. I really can’t watch those insufferable talking heads any more. Waste of time.”

Agree. The MSM did everything they could to lambaste and dishonor every effort of Pres. Bush for 8 years - and they could not bring themselves to say anything against BO even with tons of evidence that he’s a charlatan. It’s sickening that it’s all love and tingles for that one all the time.


47 posted on 11/07/2008 1:51:41 PM PST by Heart of Georgia (FOX "News" is now tabloid gossip)
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To: little-e
.been a Pens fan for years.

Are you my daughter? ;)

48 posted on 11/07/2008 1:59:00 PM PST by patj
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To: rvoitier

I will do anything but watch the news! My local news is just as bad as we voted 2-1 against Obama. Guess they didn’t get the message but they will as advertising dries up.

I wish I could take the newspaper without the front page too!


49 posted on 11/07/2008 3:59:31 PM PST by PhiKapMom ( BOOMER SOONER LetsGetThisRight.com)
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To: indylindy

The sad thing is that this morning they were still far better than the rest. The others are rabid. Voices of reason aren’t found on TV.


50 posted on 11/09/2008 10:34:38 PM PST by Yomin Postelnik (Vote the War Hero, Not the Incompetent Noob, Our Security's At Stake - McCain-Palin, YES)
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