The Media Rage Machine

Shockingly, when the most-watched news outlet is built on divisiveness, the country becomes divided.

Chris Wallace Found Fox News’ Relationship with Truth ‘Unsustainable’

The network’s longtime weekend anchor couldn’t take it anymore.

Jim Angle, 1946-2022

The veteran journalist and Fox News original is gone at 75.

Nobody Watches Cable News

A media critic argues we pay outsized attention to the goings-on at Fox, MSNBC, and CNN.

Fox News Purging ‘Real Journalists’

Losing viewers to fringe networks, the Fair and Balanced team is joining them.

Comparing Flu and Covid-19

People who keep calling Covid-19 “just the flu” haven’t looked very closely at the numbers.

Data Collection/Analysis and Covid-19

Critics of the modeling and of the data analysis are being too simplistic.

DNC Excludes Fox News From Hosting A 2020 Primary Debate

As it has since 2007, the Democratic National Committee is barring Fox News from hosting a debate featuring the party’s candidates for President.

Donald Trump And The Mainstreaming Of Racism

Donald Trump may or may not be racist himself, but he has most certainly exploited and helped widen racial divisions ever since bursting on the political scene in 2015.

The Strange World of Shepard Smith

Having journalistic integrity at the Fair and Balanced network has never been more challenging.

Fox News Pays Gretchen Carlson $20 Million To Settle Sexual Harassment Allegations

Roger Ailes’s sexual harassment has led to Fox News paying out some big dollars.

Brian Williams and the Pressures of War Correspondents

There’s no excuse for the former NBC anchor’s lies. But there are reasons.

Sinking MSNBC to Shuffle Lineup Yet Again

MSNBC’s attempt to be the liberal Fox News isn’t working.

This Just in: Presidential Candidates are Egomaniacs

And presidentialism encourages this kind of behavior.

Rick Perry Sending National Guard To The Border For Reasons Even He Isn’t Sure Of

Rick Perry is sending 1,000 members of the Texas National Guard to the border for no apparent reason.

Sane Republican Minority Prevails

Nearly two-thirds of House Republicans voted for default. They lost.

“Shocking” Obama Video Turns Out To Be Not So Shocking

A five year old “shocking” video of President Obama speaking to a group of African-American ministers proves to be not very shocking at all.

Fox News Frankenstein

Fox News chairman Roger Ailes has come to regret the direction he took the network after the 2008 election.

The Coverage of Egypt and the Fundamental Deficiencies of News in the US

The coverage of Egypt shows an over-reliance on pundits and an under-reliance on actual experts.

Kristol on Palin’s Speech (and Hume on her Presidential Ambitions)

Both Bill Kristol and Brit Hume had interesting observations about Palin’s “blood libel” speech today on FNS.

Fox Fake Crowd Videos

Katie Couric’s CBS Debut