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Outfoxed

  1. 1. What is Outfoxed about? Documentary on reported Conservative bias of the Rupert Murdoch-owned Fox News Channel (FNC), which promotes itself as "Fair and Balanced". Budget: $200,000 Producer: Robert Greenwald Runtime: 78min The documentary was not released theatrically, but rather was distributed in DVD format, and sold online through Internet retailers.
  2. 2. • Media is the nerve system of democracy. • Most people learn candidates based on what the media shows and tells them. Democracy (1:10) • Democracy is based on knowing some good and solid information. Election (2:00). • Murdoch adored Republicans • Right-wing propaganda • Employees’ activities are being monitored • Not necessarily need to be a news gathering organization, but a proponent of point of view • Memoranda used to set the tone of the day • Detailed list of subjects that talk about and not talk about Fox network(3:20)
  3. 3. 1. Eliminate Journalism (11:10) • Quiet! Cut his microphone • Stop! Stop! Stop! Stop! • Shut up! 2. Polling, Graphics and Music (13:10) 3. News Commentary & Ad Libs (15:20) • Hard to separate news and commentaries. 4. Some People Say (18:00) • Clever way to insert political opinions 5. Experts (19:30) • Under contract, and being paid a certain amount. • Most of the experts are conservatives 6. Operation, Character, Assassination (21:40) • Don’t need to win. Just muddy the situation into a draw 7. Fox Liberals (24:50) • Not balanced, mismatch 8. Guests (26:50) • Ratio of Republican to Democrat Guests
  4. 4. Same sex marriage (32:30) Jesus (33:40) Economic, health care, and environment problems Outline Interview of Jeremy Glick (35:40) Fear build up to war (42:20) Happy Iraq (46:42) • Present the Iraq war as a successes, a ongoing successes. • Emphasis all the good thing America are doing Prevent discussion of things that are not going well
  5. 5. PIPA Knowledge Networks Poll (49:00) Survey shows Fox led in misleading public -Seattle Times TV News Bad For Truth About Iraq. Inter -Press Service Study: Misperceptions About Iraq War Contributed to Support for It. -Knight Ridder Survey Result: the more likely you watch Fox, the more likely you have the incorrect assumption. The worst thing that a journalist heard: The more people consume our media, the less they know about the subject. And the more they will support the government’s policies.
  6. 6. George W Bush 2000 election night (53:10) Make Bush heroic. Partisan Politics (50:35) Fox is an adjunct of the Republican Party. The Fox effect (66:20) it is news but it is also business

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