Posts Tagged ‘Fox News’

Tonight, Sean Hannity Exposes “BoomTown” D.C.

The Washington area is doing better than some other parts of the country, as the New York Times never tires of pointing out, again and again. And now Sean Hannity's airing a special expose tonight called BoomTown on how we're sucking the rest of the United States dry.
"We'll investigate BoomTown: Washington D.C., where the business [...]

The Needle: Fake Richard Sarles

Evil Twins: Metro pushed back on two short-lived Twitter accounts impersonating Metro General Manager Richard Sarles and spokesman Dan Stessel. Following a Metro tweet saying that @danstessel wasn't associated with the agency, @ricksarles has been suspended, and the Stessel account has disappeared.
While I didn't see Stessel's impersonator, the Sarles account was going for a mountain [...]

Media Matters Wants You to Drop Fox Like It’s Hot

Conservative-correcting non-profit Media Matters for America wants you to "Drop Fox"—and they're launching their campaign from the bottom up. As in, the bottom of a subway tunnel.
A bevy of advertisements for the campaign against Fox News Channel hit stations across the Metro system last night. Picking up on the Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert rally rhetoric, the [...]

Our Morning Roundup: The (9/11) Truth Hurts

Good morning, City Desk readers, and welcome to another addition of Freedom Friday. How about that Van Jones, huh? Obama's enviroczar yodeled down on himself an avalanche of hate after a video of him calling Republicans "assholes" was found on the internet and explicated by the savants at FOX News. Why this irritated Sean Hannity [...]

Morning Roundup: Yesterday’s News RIGHT NOW Edition

Health care. Jesus Christ on toast with Marmite, am I ever sick of hearing about health care. Whole Foods—SHUT UP. Public option opponents—SHUT UP. Fox News—SHUT UP. Meanwhile, in British rationing news, I'm horrified to report that my wife's grandmother recently had to wait over an hour to be seen, mostly because the Edinburgh Council [...]

Barack Obama’s Inauguration Really Stinks for Fox News

Workers at the Capitol Hill headquarters of C-Span, Fox News and MSNBC have begun showing up for an extended stay at the massive building that houses their DC operations.
Because of security and traffic concerns, most of the news teams' staffers won't be leaving their offices until their inaugural duties are done.
For many folks, that means [...]

FOX News’ “No Spin Zone” Mediates McCain’s Clusterfuck

The homepage of FOX News right now:
"RESULTS ROLLING IN" over what appears to be a backwoods church, followed by "McCain Wins West Va., Ky; Obama Takes Vermont."

No Spin Pwned

Last Thursday, Barack Obama appeared for the first time on Bill O'Reilly's "The O'Reilly Factor." The Fox program uses a nice bit of that Rotational-Movement-That-Shall-Not-Be-Named to package the interview:
"'Factor' Exclusive," reads the online teaser. "Obama in No Spin Zone for first time." The video splash also identifies the spot as a "Factor Exclusive."
Wouldn't it have [...]