Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Gabriel Sherman, New York Magazine: As Fox News moves further into the post -- Roger Ailes era, the network is shedding one of its most iconic elements. According to network executives, Fox News has abandoned the marketing slogan "Fair and Balanced." The decision was made last August after Ailes's ouster by Fox News co-president Jack Abernethy, because the phrase had "been mocked," one insider said. ... In the annals of modern advertising, "Fair & Balanced" will be considered a classic. The slogan was Ailes's cynical genius at its most successful. While liberals mocked the tagline, it allowed Ailes to give viewers the appearance of both sides being heard, when in fact he made sure producers staged segments so that the conservative viewpoint always won.

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They've never been fair and balanced. Only the brain dead morons that believe that they are a legit news source fell for that line.

#1 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2017-06-14 09:04 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Guess that means they are now just like the rest of the major libby dem media with the exception of leaning to the right - works for me!

#2 | Posted by MSgt at 2017-06-14 09:52 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Problem is you think something has changed. All of your favorite alt-right sources lie their asses off to you, and you believe their crap and go back for seconds.

Says a lot about you and how gullible you really are!

#3 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2017-06-14 10:57 PM | Reply

The "Mainstream" media is not liberal. By definition, either the "mainstream" is liberal or you have been lied to. Pick your poison, you have been conned.

What happens is not bias, if reality opposes your belief system, it is not reality's fault.

#4 | Posted by bocaink at 2017-06-15 02:16 AM | Reply

95% of all of the media leans right, leans corporatist. Then there is Free Speech TV which gives you real news but most haven't ever heard of it much less watched it.

#5 | Posted by danni at 2017-06-15 06:56 AM | Reply

Suggested new tagline:

Fox News: magically babelicious

#6 | Posted by catdog at 2017-06-15 08:22 AM | Reply | Funny: 2

95% of all of the media leans right, leans corporatist. Then there is Free Speech TV which gives you real news but most haven't ever heard of it much less watched it.

#5 | Posted by danni

You must only get one channel living under that rock.

#7 | Posted by Daniel at 2017-06-15 08:39 AM | Reply

"You must only get one channel living under that rock."

I get lots of channels but unlike you I know when I'm being lied to. Go ahead believe the liars which you will do with or without my encouragement because you can't tell the difference between truth and lies not that it really matters to you anyway.

#8 | Posted by danni at 2017-06-15 08:52 AM | Reply | Funny: 3

I just laughed so hard I peed a little.

#9 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2017-06-15 09:08 AM | Reply | Funny: 2 | Newsworthy 1

Fox News No Longer 'Fair and Balanced'

Aw, man, I hope they don't go all conservative on us.

#10 | Posted by TheTom at 2017-06-15 09:26 AM | Reply

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Fox News: There's a Reason Your Cable Company Stuck Us Way Out in the Middle of Nowhere on Channel 74 Between HSC and TBN in Your $10 Basic Cable Line-Up.

#11 | Posted by madscientist at 2017-06-15 09:32 AM | Reply

Those who make fun of Free Speech TV can't handle the truth. You don't even know how stupid you look when you post as you do. Intelligent people don't even consider you to be capable of intelligent conversation. And you don't even realize how dumb you actually do appear. Sitz laughed, doesn't even know that every post he makes causes some of us to laugh our asses off. Cuz he's stupid but thinks he's smart. That's the saddest thing for anyone.

#12 | Posted by danni at 2017-06-15 09:43 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

Revision:

Fox News: There's a Reason Your Cable Company Stuck Us Way Out in the Middle of Nowhere on Channel 74 Between HSC and TBN in Your $10 Basic Cable Line-Up...Because We Suck.

#13 | Posted by madscientist at 2017-06-15 10:05 AM | Reply

#12 Hilarious, calls someone who disagrees with her stupid three times in the same post while telling us how intelligent she is for watching Free speech tv which is btw an attempted remake of the washed up Air America nut jobs, which went down in flames because it was so bad no one listed to it (besides Danni) and on top of it they tried to keep it a float by getting a loan from the NY Boys and Girls club that the never paid back. That intelligent show that anyone who doesn't watch it is stupid? LOL

#14 | Posted by fishpaw at 2017-06-15 12:30 PM | Reply

fair and balanced will be replaced with neocon and zionist propaganda channel.

#15 | Posted by AuntieSocial at 2017-06-15 12:40 PM | Reply

This is humorous, like at any time in its history this site thought fox news was fair and balanced.

#16 | Posted by Crassus at 2017-06-16 10:17 AM | Reply

One night a few weeks ago I was flipping around, to see how varying stations were covering the breaking news.

NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, PBS, and MSNBC all had headline stories about Trump's latest self-inflicted wound.

Fox spent the time bemoaning leaks.

#17 | Posted by Danforth at 2017-06-16 10:24 AM | Reply

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