Vermont's youth clearly have a better understanding of journalistic integrity than FOX "News." (Note: in this article, this writer is following the White House's lead in a unique step toward truth, when it dropped the word "News" from the SOTU luncheon placecards for FOX, while other placecards included the full terms, "ABC News," "CBS News," and "NBC News.")
The students did their research, found that FOX failed at practicing journalism on every level, and offered a stunning response via video.
"The doctrine 'required the holders of broadcast licenses to both present controversial issues of public importance and to do so in a manner that was, in the Commission's view, honest, equitable and balanced.' "
Kilby notes that Reagan's F.C.C. removed this safety net in 1985.
In the video, the students say (to FOX):
Based on our studies about the field of journalism, we have determined that you're not practicing journalism. You're practicing rank propaganda.
By watching Fox "News", we have learned buckets about journalism -- what to do and, more importantly, what never to do. It is our hope that Fox "News" can learn the very same from watching us.
Don't miss a moment of this juicy, 8-minute video:
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