Fox Is a Shithole Country
Bette Dangerous - Where Propaganda Goes To Die
Those of you who read my Byline Supplement memoir, Confessions of a Fox Blonde, know that in the before times, the local affiliates had some autonomy from the national beast - which as I wrote is now a fully engaged weapon of mass democratic destruction.
That’s not just one girl’s opinion. The Dominion lawsuit court documents are dropping bombs all over the network and no one who works in the belly of the beast can avoid being hit.
If you still work for Fox ‘News’ in 2023, I’m sorry, but you are part of the problem. I have had a decade to recover from Rupert scurvy, and it’s still not enough time.
On Ruth Ben-Ghiat’s Lucid meeting today, I briefly explained that Rupert Murdoch only looks at the right side of ledgers. That’s it.
They should have removed the word “News” from the title many years ago, and instead replaced it with the word “Propaganda.”
“Fox Propaganda - Unfair, Unbalanced, Fascist Friendly”
A thread I wrote on December 4, 2019, examining Fox ties to Russia is shocking even today. All the links between Fox anchors and Russia, Rupert Murdoch and Russia, are really quite astonishing.
In addition, just like with the Kremlin - where there’s no use asking binary questions - same goes for Fox. It’s like an asylum where the power brokers trying to please daddy are sociopaths.
That does not mean there are not smart people there - smart people with hearts of larceny.
I certainly wasn’t shocked to find the most ardent Koch-Kremlin cadre propagandists didn’t believe the lies they were telling.
The court documents filed in Delaware by Dominion Voting Systems as part of the company’s lawsuit against Fox News and Fox Corporation and Fox Broadcasting contains text messages, emails and testimony from Fox anchor hacks and execs that they did not believe the Big Lie promoted in the days after the 2020 election.
Dominion is suing Fox for defamation, seeking $1.6 billion in damages, alleging the network knowingly aired false information.
Among the purported Big Reveals…