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False Advertising

Reported by Melanie - January 12, 2005

Fox News is running a new ad for itself. It ran twice today (January 12, 2005) during Your World w/Neil Cavuto.

Here it is. The phrases in bold were in the audio and they appeared on-screen in the video:

Only one network has experienced anchors you can trust. Reporters who uncover the truth. Correspondents who get the story right. Only one network has real journalism. Fair and balanced. That's why we're number one. Fox News Channel.

COMMENT: Here is the Radio-Television News Directors Association Ethics Code. Here are the General Standards of Conduct for Journalists. This ad is nothing more than propaganda, just like Fox's "reporting," its "news," its story selection, its choice of guests, what it doesn't cover, the type of people it hires to anchor its shows....

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