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UN Oil-For-Food Program

January 16, 2007

Fox Concentrates On $160,000 Missing In UN Oil For Food Scandal But Doesn't Talk About 9 Billion Missing In Iraq

Today on Studio B with Shepard Smith the focus was again on the UN Oil for Food Scandal. Sevan is accused of embezelling $160,000 in the UN Oil for Food Scandal.

With all the focus that Fox has put on this scandal I can't help but wonder why there is no concern for the 9 billion dollars that went missing from Iraq that the U.S. can't account for.

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Reported by Donna at 4:06 PM

November 20, 2006

Senator James "Global Warming Is Hoax" Inhofe (R-OK) Seems to Think He's Working for FOX News

On Friday morning November 17, 2006, FOX & Friends' trio of hosts conducted an interview with Senator James Inhofe (R-OK), chair of the Committee on the Environment and Public Works, who is up for re-election in 2008. Although I was somewhat familiar with Inhofe's reputation as an ardent supporter of the Bush agenda, I had never actually seen him in action before. As you can see from the video below, the Senator from Oklahoma is an outspoken opponent of the theory that human-produced hydrocarbons have contributed to global warming. Inhofe was discussing the United Nations Conference on Climate Change in Nairobi. Kenya and used his FOX News platform to spout right-wing mantras that the UN is bad, Kofi Annan is the devil incarnate, the Kyoto Accords are a joke, etc. He seemed quite hurt that a press conference scheduled in Nairobi at which selected scientists would give "the true side, the true science" had to be canceled because of lack of interest by the foreign media.

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Reported by Marie Therese at 6:00 PM

May 9, 2006

Biased Banner Hits Low, Even by Fox Standards

A banner on Fox News' "Dayside" on Tuesday (May 9, 2006) hit a new low, even by Fox News standards.

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Reported by Judy at 4:21 PM 0 comments

Fox News 'Source' for UN Story Has Multiple Fox Connections

News organizations are supposed to be independent from their sources, but Fox News is notorious for ignoring that canon of journalism. Yet another example surfaced Tuesday (May 9, 2006) on "Dayside" in a report on the formation of a new human rights organization at the United Nations.

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Reported by Judy at 2:36 PM 0 comments

March 14, 2006

FOX twofer segment: bash the UN and push for actions against Iran

Eric Shawn was back on the scene today 3/14/06, presenting a piece on The Big Story about the "Iran issue" and having a few words with recess appointee John Bolton.

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Reported by Chrish at 10:49 PM 0 comments
George Galloway Got FNC's Goat, reported by Nancy,
Forged Documents -- Again, reported by Nancy,
Brit Humorless, reported by Nancy,
Psssssst....She's from Canada, reported by Ellen,
Neil Cavuto's Propaganda, reported by Melanie, 0 comments
Hunt Finally Gets the Doghouse, reported by Nancy,
Don't Forget, reported by Melanie, 0 comments
Still Playing the Victim Card, reported by Nancy,
Mountains Out of Molehills, reported by Nancy,
Advancing the Right-Wing Agenda, reported by Nancy,
Special Report's Not So Special, reported by Nancy,
DeLay-ing Tactics?, reported by Nancy,
Nothing Special Tonight, reported by Nancy,
FNL Can't Quit Canada-Bashing, reported by Nancy,
Hume's Back, Still Humorless, reported by Nancy,
Still Bashing the CIA, reported by Nancy,
Strange Bedfellows, reported by Marie Therese,
(Witch)Hunting the UN, reported by Nancy,
"Scandal"-Mongering, reported by Nancy,
Where's the "Business?", reported by Melanie,
Lots of Innuendo, Few Facts, reported by Ellen,
How Does Fox Miss The Irony?, reported by Ellen,
Who's Who in Oil-for-Food, reported by Nancy,
Oil for Food = Money for Terror, reported by Nancy,
Leaving No Kerry Bashing Behind, reported by Ellen,