Journalists legally allowed to lie. Footage later in the show.

Adam Tinworth
Adam Tinworth

A rather frightening, yet enlightening, article about American journalism (and Fox in particular) can be found here. One line tells you all you need to know:

In February 2003, a Florida Court of Appeals unanimously agreed with an assertion by FOX News that there is no rule against distorting or falsifying the news in the United States.

[via Old Mother Chaos]

Adam Tinworth Twitter

Adam is a lecturer, trainer and writer. He's been a blogger for over 20 years, and a journalist for more than 30. He lectures on audience strategy and engagement at City, University of London.