It’s closer to Orwell’s “Ministry of Truth.”No, it's not, because that would be the government doing the broadcasting. In any event, why waste space at "Salon" attacking Fox? Anyone expect it'll lose viewers as a result? What I'm waiting for is a pundit or columnist wrapping up another ritualistic fusillade of Fox fire by saying, "There oughta be a law." That would be Orwellian.
Thursday, October 15, 2009
In The Dock With Murdoch?
Attacks on Fox News are tiresome. I'm not its biggest fan, either, but it's a free country, and if rich liberals want to fund something like it for their team, they're free to. As for Gene Lyons, writing in "Salon," he differs with White House critics who say Fox is an arm of the GOP: