FOX “News”: Evil or Stupid?

25 Aug

Stewart: FOX Failed To Mention Co-Owner Is One They Accuse Of ‘Terror Funding’
Jon Stewart continued his coverage of the ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ debate last night, focusing on Fox News’ incongruities harder than he ever has. In a segment called “The Parent Company Trap,” Stewart shared with his viewers how Fox News’ plan to “follow the money” from mosque builder Imam Rauf to terrorists will be a tricky one because it leads right back to Fox News.

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Stewart showed clips from his show last week, in which he mocked Fox News for playing a dangerous game of association based on speculation, and wherein Fox continued to mention a nameless man with ties to Imam Rauf through the “Kingdom Foundation.” It turns out the man they are referring to but never name is Saudi prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, one of the biggest shareholders of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.

Stewart: FOX Failed To Mention Co-Owner Is One They Accuse Of ‘Terror Funding’ (VIDEO) (huffingtonpost.com)
Jon Stewart Follows The Money; Claims That Watching Fox News Funds ‘Terror Mosque’ (mediaite.com)
Jon Stewart Says “stop watching Fox” If We Want To Cut Off Funding To “Terror Mosque” (lezgetreal.com)
“Stewart: Fox Smears Owner Alwaleed bin Talal!” and related posts (juancole.com)
Jon Stewart Takes Fox News to Task for Hiding Shareholder’s Funding of Controversial Mosque (theroot.com)
Fox News’ Ties to Terrorism (outsidethebeltway.com)
Fox News Overlooked the Minor Detail That the Mosque Was Funded by Their Second Largest Share Holder (iflizwerequeen.com)
News Corp Top Shareholder Is Ground Zero Mosque Funder (newsone.com)
‘Let’s do as Fox News commands, and follow the money’ (washingtonmonthly.com)
Daily Show on ‘terror funder’ & Fox co-owner Prince al-Waleed bin Talal (americablog.com)

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