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Cosmic Dancer

(70 posts)
Sun Jun 21, 2015, 03:07 PM Jun 2015

When are the democratic pols going to start calling out Fox for their lies and racism?

Is it me or does Fox get a pass on their lies, hatred and racism. Why doesn't Obama and other Dems call them out on it whenever they get a chance? It seems to me that Fox is a major reason for the anger and hate going on in our country today. Their 24 hour hate machine just keeps on chugging along and nobody seems to want to do anything serious to stop them. I don't get it, when do we fight back against Fox?

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When are the democratic pols going to start calling out Fox for their lies and racism? (Original Post) Cosmic Dancer Jun 2015 OP
Fox viewers are not convertible into anything else. MineralMan Jun 2015 #1
Have you ever really looked at Fox News viewer numbers? Obama in 2008 got 69.5 million votes Bluenorthwest Jun 2015 #2
Thanks for pointing that out. MineralMan Jun 2015 #3
Fox news aside, Ratings for network news are dropping like a rock. former9thward Jun 2015 #6
A Saudi Prince is the second largest stockholder in FAUX. How weird is that? Freelancer Jun 2015 #4
well there was this... yuiyoshida Jun 2015 #5

MineralMan

(146,539 posts)
1. Fox viewers are not convertible into anything else.
Sun Jun 21, 2015, 03:21 PM
Jun 2015

They are fixed in their bizarre world view. I think Democratic politicians should simply refuse to acknowledge Fox News in any way. They should ignore questions from Fox reporters and should never appear on any Fox talk shows.

Fox is not News. It is an arm of the Teabagger Wing of the Republican Party. It should be ignored by all reasonable people.

 

Bluenorthwest

(45,319 posts)
2. Have you ever really looked at Fox News viewer numbers? Obama in 2008 got 69.5 million votes
Sun Jun 21, 2015, 03:24 PM
Jun 2015

Thursday the 18th, Fox New's highest rated hour was Billo with 2,278,00 viewers. No other show on Fox News broke the 2 million mark that night.
Fox News 6pm special report got 1,689,00 viewers. Same night each of the 3 broadcast networks at the same hour drew far greater viewership, CBS on the bottom with just about 6.5 million and ABC nearly tied with NBC with 7.8 million viewers each and change. So collectively the Networks had about 23 million viewers while Fox News had less than 2 million.

Fox News is not as major as they tell you they are. Numbers don't lie. Niche market,

MineralMan

(146,539 posts)
3. Thanks for pointing that out.
Sun Jun 21, 2015, 03:26 PM
Jun 2015

Broadcast network news reaches more of the population than the entire cable new system put together.

People are still watching broadcast news, both local and national.

former9thward

(32,634 posts)
6. Fox news aside, Ratings for network news are dropping like a rock.
Sun Jun 21, 2015, 04:37 PM
Jun 2015

The only people watching network news are old people. That is why their commercials are all for some drug to take. Young people get their news off of websites if they get any at all.



Freelancer

(2,107 posts)
4. A Saudi Prince is the second largest stockholder in FAUX. How weird is that?
Sun Jun 21, 2015, 03:53 PM
Jun 2015

His name is Prince Alwaleed bin Talal.

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