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'OUTFOXED'

Discussion in 'News' started by casekonly, May 6, 2005.

  1. casekonly

    casekonly Veteran Member

    Joined: Aug 6, 2002 Messages: 8,264 Likes Received: 5
    "Outfoxed" examines how media empires, led by Rupert Murdoch's Fox News, have been running a "race to the bottom" in television news. This film provides an in-depth look at Fox News and the dangers of ever-enlarging corporations taking control of the public's right to know.

    The film explores Murdoch's burgeoning kingdom and the impact on society when a broad swath of media is controlled by one person.

    Media experts, including Jeff Cohen (FAIR) Bob McChesney (Free Press), Chellie Pingree (Common Cause), Jeff Chester (Center for Digital Democracy) and David Brock (Media Matters) provide context and guidance for the story of Fox News and its effect on society.

    This documentary also reveals the secrets of Former Fox news producers, reporters, bookers and writers who expose what it's like to work for Fox News. These former Fox employees talk about how they were forced to push a "right-wing" point of view or risk their jobs. Some have even chosen to remain anonymous in order to protect their current livelihoods. As one employee said "There's no sense of integrity as far as having a line that can't be crossed."

    Director/Producer Robert Greenwald has produced and/or directed 53 television movies, miniseries and features. He is the director of Uncovered and the Executive Producer of the UN series - Unprecedented, Uncovered and the soon to be released Unconstitutional.

    quicktime clip

    windows media clip

    fox whistleblower (with reviews of film)

    review of film, informational

    i'm downloading this film right now....i'll add some personal thoughts, etc. after i've watched it.
     
  2. casekonly

    casekonly Veteran Member

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  3. ERIZENO

    ERIZENO Senior Member

    Joined: Jun 30, 2003 Messages: 1,999 Likes Received: 28
    "some people say"

    Creative language is the modern day propaganda feed !!!!!
     
  4. fermentor666

    fermentor666 Veteran Member

    Joined: Sep 27, 2003 Messages: 8,152 Likes Received: 15
    I saw Outfoxed the other week, very good and very scary.
     
  5. KING BLING

    KING BLING Guest

    If you like it, buy it...I picked mine up for $9...

    The movie is pretty solid and O'Reilly gets his card pulled. A friend of mine did point out however that it really only goes after the shock jock ass faces on the channel and doesn't give enough time to the mentality of the viewers, how the news during the more traditional "reporting" periods is biased and a few other points...
     
  6. Poop Man Bob

    Poop Man Bob Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Nov 16, 2000 Messages: 10,259 Likes Received: 18
    It's in my DVD collection. All 15 or so.
     
  7. POIESIS

    POIESIS Member

    Joined: Aug 10, 2004 Messages: 879 Likes Received: 0
    that o'reilly/krugman match up was funny...
    o'reilly is such a herb.
     
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