First it was the fake crowd shots at that recent tea bag rally in Washington, which Sean Hannity had to apologize for (after Jon Stewart caught it). Then Think Progress on Wednesday found Fox trumpeting "new video" of crowds turning out for Palin on current tour--which seem to be from 2008 campaign (look for the McCain-Palin signs). After silence, Fox has now admitted error and says it is taking "disciplinary" action. Odd that the mistakes always favor a rightwing side......
Thursday, November 19, 2009
UPDATE: Fox Admits Using Wrong Footage Again--More Fodder for 'Daily Show'
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