Fair & Balanced

Posted: November 19th, 2008 | Author: | Filed under: the US and us | Tags: , , | 3 Comments »

Exactly one year ago, “HOT”, Israel’s only cable TV provider, had decided to terminate its contract with CNN news channel. When asked what alternative will they give their one million subscribers, HOT spokesman replied: Fox News.
So that’s what most Israelis get to see when they want to check out what’s going on in the US:

No wonder that even on election day, so many here were convinced that John McCain is about to become the next president.

3 Comments on “Fair & Balanced”

  1. 1 Maoz said at 9:21 am on November 20th, 2008:

    Take a look at the headline ticker. It’s all very ONN – http://www.theonion.com/content/video

  2. 2 daria said at 3:54 pm on November 20th, 2008:

    Hilariously ridiculous

  3. 3 Promised Land » Blog Archive » Netanyahu’s Daily Paper, Courtesy of the Richest Jew on Earth said at 11:39 pm on April 29th, 2009:

    [...] “A party’s leaflet disguised as a paper” – that’s how former PM Ehud Olmert’s spokesman called Israel Hayom in an official letter to the Israeli Journalism Council. Olmert’s aid got it right. Israel Hayom’s people are outraged whenever accused of being biased, but it’s a paper that makes Fox News actually look “fair and balanced”. [...]