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    Why is Fox News allowed in the Breaking News forum?

    The guidelines for the BN forum openly state that a post must contain a "[s]tatic link to an article from a bona-fide news organization."

    Fox News isn't a bona-fide news organization by any means. Say what you want about conservative media outlets but by its own admission it's not a news organization.

    We already know that it spreads conspiracy theories fit for InfoWars which obviously isn't a bona-fide news organization. There might have been a time when Fox was as such, but that time has long passed.

    Further to the point, the guidelines state that articles should not "contain overly partisan commentary and/or are otherwise clearly biased." This is pretty much every single Fox News article. Indeed the entire Fox News website is clearly biased based on what stories they emphasize and spend time on. Several prominent figures have given speeches at campaign rallies for Trump in an act of blatant bias.

    How much more blatantly biased and open about its status as "not a news organization" does Fox have to get before it's not allowed in the BN forum?
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    Re: Why is Fox News allowed in the Breaking News forum?

    What is more broken than Faux "News" ?
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    Re: Why is Fox News allowed in the Breaking News forum?

    For the same reason that MSNBC is.
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    Re: Why is Fox News allowed in the Breaking News forum?

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    For the same reason that MSNBC is.
    Oooh! "I know you are, but what am I?"

    Always good to start a debate that way.

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    Re: Why is Fox News allowed in the Breaking News forum?

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    For the same reason that MSNBC is.
    This thread is about Fox News. If you think MSNBC shouldn't be allowed, start your own thread. I know right wingers love equivocation because they have no way of weighing things on their own which requires independent thought and judgment but let's keep to the topic of the thread.
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    Re: Why is Fox News allowed in the Breaking News forum?

    Quote Originally Posted by Khayembii Communique View Post
    The guidelines for the BN forum openly state that a post must contain a "[s]tatic link to an article from a bona-fide news organization."

    Fox News isn't a bona-fide news organization by any means. Say what you want about conservative media outlets but by its own admission it's not a news organization.

    We already know that it spreads conspiracy theories fit for InfoWars which obviously isn't a bona-fide news organization. There might have been a time when Fox was as such, but that time has long passed.

    Further to the point, the guidelines state that articles should not "contain overly partisan commentary and/or are otherwise clearly biased." This is pretty much every single Fox News article. Indeed the entire Fox News website is clearly biased based on what stories they emphasize and spend time on. Several prominent figures have given speeches at campaign rallies for Trump in an act of blatant bias.

    How much more blatantly biased and open about its status as "not a news organization" does Fox have to get before it's not allowed in the BN forum?
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    Re: Why is Fox News allowed in the Breaking News forum?

    Quote Originally Posted by Superfly View Post
    Oooh! "I know you are, but what am I?"

    Always good to start a debate that way.
    Editorial bias exists in many MSM sources acceptable to DP. Is the statement of facts also bad debating technique in your opinion?
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    Re: Why is Fox News allowed in the Breaking News forum?

    Quote Originally Posted by Khayembii Communique View Post
    The guidelines for the BN forum openly state that a post must contain a "[s]tatic link to an article from a bona-fide news organization."

    Fox News isn't a bona-fide news organization by any means. Say what you want about conservative media outlets but by its own admission it's not a news organization.

    We already know that it spreads conspiracy theories fit for InfoWars which obviously isn't a bona-fide news organization. There might have been a time when Fox was as such, but that time has long passed.

    Further to the point, the guidelines state that articles should not "contain overly partisan commentary and/or are otherwise clearly biased." This is pretty much every single Fox News article. Indeed the entire Fox News website is clearly biased based on what stories they emphasize and spend time on. Several prominent figures have given speeches at campaign rallies for Trump in an act of blatant bias.

    How much more blatantly biased and open about its status as "not a news organization" does Fox have to get before it's not allowed in the BN forum?
    This is unusually lame for you, especially as nowhere in the smarmy, poorly-edited, profanity-laden article you linked to did Fox News "admit" to any such thing -- but if that's your standard of quality, then maybe it shouldn't be surprising after all.

    Fox News is lame and blatantly partisan, but it's no moreso than MSNBC or CNN at this point. It's all a sewer. But obviously you can only smell one of them.
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    Re: Why is Fox News allowed in the Breaking News forum?

    Quote Originally Posted by ttwtt78640 View Post
    Editorial bias exists in many MSM sources acceptable to DP. Is the statement of facts also bad debating technique in your opinion?
    Your post is obfuscation.

    Fox has had several prominent people openly promote the President in a blatant act of partisanship. It has admitted to not being a news outlet which would make it against the rules of the BN forum on that basis alone. Its bias is open and unapologetic to the extent of Info Wars and Breitbart. It openly promotes and promulgates conspiracy theories which aren't newsworthy. It isn't like any other MSM source.
    "I do not claim that every incident in the history of empire can be explained in directly economic terms. Economic interests are filtered through a political process, policies are implemented by a complex state apparatus, and the whole system generates its own momentum."

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    Re: Why is Fox News allowed in the Breaking News forum?

    Quote Originally Posted by Khayembii Communique View Post
    This thread is about Fox News. If you think MSNBC shouldn't be allowed, start your own thread. I know right wingers love equivocation because they have no way of weighing things on their own which requires independent thought and judgment but let's keep to the topic of the thread.
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