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Old 12-06-2004, 01:21 PM   #1
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fox news and clear channel in bed together? never would've thunk it...

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Mon Dec 6,11:34 AM ET
SAN ANTONIO - Clear Channel Communications Inc., the nation's largest radio station operator, has picked Fox News Radio to be the primary source of national news for most of its news and talk stations, officials announced Monday.

The five-year agreement initially covers more than 100 radio stations.

Fox will provide a five-minute top-of-the-hour newscast, a nightly news broadcast, and around-the-clock dedicated national news coverage. In return, Fox News Radio will have access to news produced by San Antonio-based Clear Channel's news network.

http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=stor...ox_3&printer=1
i thought some here might be interested in this little tidbit of news information.

fair and balanced as always.
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as always.......................
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Old 12-06-2004, 01:25 PM   #3
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wow, i really hate clear channel. they ruined everything i used to like about listening to the radio. i listen to denver stations, and then go to san diego, and what do i hear? THE EXACT SAME FREAKING STATIONS!
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can't wait until they all get together and burn Dixie Chicks CDs and Shep Smith covers the event.

this is actually very, very terrifying. we are watching those on top slowly but surely consolidate their power -- we're not a dictatorship but we are turning into an oligarcy.
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yes, and now cc will paint the town red with 'fair and balanced' news coverage that millions of people will have drilled into their heads everyday.
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I'm shocked at this.
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While I laughed my arse off during the Simpsons when the Fox News truck had a huge Bush/Cheney 2004 logo on it, I don't single out Fox News and Clear Channel for having bias. I think New York Times leans pretty far left.
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This really sucks.
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While I laughed my arse off during the Simpsons when the Fox News truck had a huge Bush/Cheney 2004 logo on it, I don't single out Fox News and Clear Channel for having bias. I think New York Times leans pretty far left.
while i probably don't agree with you labeling the new york times "far left," they do tend to have a more liberal outlook.

fox news will be fair and balanced when pigs fly out of my buttocks.
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Okay, maybe not "far left" but left leaning would be a more fair way to put it.
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While I laughed my arse off during the Simpsons when the Fox News truck had a huge Bush/Cheney 2004 logo on it, I don't single out Fox News and Clear Channel for having bias. I think New York Times leans pretty far left.
Is that the same episode where the Simpsons had their version of Fox News and on the crawl at the bottom it was saying stuff like "Do Democrats cause cancer?" and stuff like that. HILARIOUS.
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The episode that was on last night (today is Monday Dec 6 just for the record). That was brilliant.
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ah ok. gotta love the simpsons.
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Is that the same episode where the Simpsons had their version of Fox News and on the crawl at the bottom it was saying stuff like "Do Democrats cause cancer?" and stuff like that. HILARIOUS.
Damn, I missed that. I love that kind of humor...it's almost too funny.
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