Thursday August 13, 2020

Out-Foxing the liberal media

Two anchors, two cases of self-aggrandisement by exaggerating the truth. Only one winner

1st March, 2015

If a television journalist is credibly accused of twisting the truth, should it matter?

The answer, you might think, is an obvious ‘Yes’. But recent events in the United States lead to a more complicated verdict, and one that highlights some uncomfortable realities of the TV news business.

Bill O’Reilly, the most-watched presenter for Fox News, is under attack. His critics say he exaggerated the dangers he faced in situations as diverse as...

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