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Rupert Murdoch Calls Fox News Viewers Morons & White Trash

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posted on May, 7 2008 @ 11:04 AM
Several sources confirm that in 2006, the following events happened:

In a conversation with Fox News celebrities, Bill O'Reilly and Sean Hannity, that was picked up by an open microphone, Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corp., repeatedly referred to Fox News viewers as morons and white trash. The incident took place as the three men were sitting together at a benefit dinner for the Ann Coulter defense fund. Apparently, they had been drinking heavily which may account for their lack of restraint and obliviousness to the open microphone that was positioned directly in front of them.

At one point, while addressing O'Reilly and Hannity, Murdoch said, "Can you believe the # we get away with? Good thing our viewers are dumb as doorknobs or else we would be in trouble." To which, Hannity laughed and then replied, "Yeah, I heard that people who watch Fox News have to wear bibs to catch their drool so their sofas won't be stained by the tobacco juice, and that's just the women." O'Reilly, also laughing, then joined in by saying, "Hey, how many Fox viewers does it take to change a light bulb? None, they all refuse to change the bulb because they prefer living in the dark."

However, the unkindest cut of all that is sure to enrage Fox viewers came at the end of the conversation when Murdoch raised his glass in a toast and said, "God bless trailer park trash and idiots everywhere. Without them Fox News would be nothing and I would not be a billionaire."

After news of the recorded conversation became public, Fox News released the following brief statement, "We encourage our viewers to reject anything they hear or see that does not come directly from Fox News. Fox News is the only source of information you need for Fair and Balanced™ coverage.

List of my news-sources:

OUTFOXED : Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism

Google Video Link

Outfoxed examines how media empires, led by Rupert Murdoch's Fox News, have been running a "race to the bottom" in television news. This film provides an in-depth look at Fox News and the dangers of ever-enlarging corporations taking control of the public's right to know.

[edit on 7-5-2008 by ChadAndrewATS]

posted on May, 7 2008 @ 11:09 AM
reply to post by ChadAndrewATS

What?? I haven't checked out that link but I have a hard time swallowing this. I mean these three guys get drunk and trash their entire viewer base?

Also, those "sources" you posted (one of them is a dead link) are far from reputable.

posted on May, 7 2008 @ 11:14 AM
Where is this audio of him saying this? That would definetly hurt fox news.


posted on May, 7 2008 @ 11:18 AM
The source for this story appears to be:

Another story: FOX News Salutes Joseph Goebbels


[edit on 7/5/08 by JAK]

posted on May, 7 2008 @ 11:31 AM
reply to post by drwizardphd

I see what you mean. I forgot to add the letter "l" to the end of "htm " in that link, which was dead. It's live/active now.

reply to post by tylerc25211

I don't know where that audio-clip is, yet.

reply to post by JAK

I understand what you mean. I thought that story was released by the BBS radio reporters before those other sources shared it. Anyway, you're probably right.

I'm going to continue adding to that list of news-sources (above).

[edit on 7-5-2008 by ChadAndrewATS]

posted on May, 7 2008 @ 11:34 AM
Thanks for those sources.

It was because of that link that I found the following article, also from that site:

McCain Selects Jack Bauer For Running Mate

Washington, D.C. - Senator John McCain today officially selected Jack Bauer from the FOX television program 24 to be on his ticket as the Republican vice presidential candidate.

There is also an article about how the superdelegates in the Democratic primary are being replaced by supermodels to make the final decision.

So yeah, this story is garbage.

posted on May, 7 2008 @ 11:37 AM
Please people, let's not just single out FOX, ALL media heads think of the viewers as idiot sheeple whos' minds change with the wind and on demand. **Newsflash**...............they're right!

The only real reason for this story is to stoke the left/right fire. Don't get sucked in.


posted on May, 7 2008 @ 11:47 AM
reply to post by nyk537

That's from one source. Not the original source. Look up, "Rupert Murdoch Calls Fox News Viewers Morons" on Google or Yahoo

1 source doesn't disprove any of that story. Alex Jones tells jokes too, but that doesn't mean all of his stories are false.

[edit on 7-5-2008 by ChadAndrewATS]

posted on May, 7 2008 @ 11:48 AM
reply to post by Dr Love

FNC seems to be leading the pack, though. With such people as O'Reilly et al they really take the not-news biscuit.

posted on May, 7 2008 @ 11:53 AM

Originally posted by ChadAndrewATS
That's from one source. Not the original source.

Well, all the links you provided link back to and quote that site I pointed out. I've done the Google search and have yet to find a site that doesn't.

posted on May, 7 2008 @ 11:56 AM
reply to post by dave420

FNC is not really leading the pack, what they're doing is playing a part, they're acting. It's all a gimmick, the childish antics, the snickering, the cutting people off, the outrageous statements, it's all an ACT!! They laugh at how stupid we are.


posted on May, 7 2008 @ 11:58 AM
I agree with Rupert that alot of the crowd that listens and watches Fox are probably white trash and morons but perhaps another reason to watch; for me it is anyway; are those hot women news readers, with big lips.

posted on May, 7 2008 @ 12:09 PM
reply to post by whaaa

It's funny you should say that because the whole purpose of the FOX network in general is to appeal to the reptilian core of the brain. Sexual desire, anger, childish behavior, those are the responses that FOX is trying to elicit. The reptilian part of the brain is the easiest part for FOX to control and the hardest part for the individual to self-control.

If an individual conquers the reptilian core of their brain, they in turn cannot be conquered.


[edit on 7-5-2008 by Dr Love]

posted on May, 7 2008 @ 12:11 PM
reply to post by dave420

I know what you mean.

Has FOX News Channel Lost Its Mind? Guest Proposes Sterilizing "Bad" Parents!

In its quest to pander to the lowest of the low, this morning FOX & Friends First took its viewers back to the 1920s as it gave national air time to a South Carolina politician who has proposed that "bad" parents with a history of raising "bad" kids should be subjected to mandatory sterilization for "the benefit of society". I kid you not! Larry Shirley, a City Councilman in Charleston, SC, got three minutes of valuable national airtime this morning to propose an idea that he himself admitted has been struck down by the Supreme Court in past years. Maybe Councilman Shirley, who's white, thinks that the two new conservative Supreme Court Justices - Alito and Roberts - will overturn past precedents and bring back the Golden Age of the White Race? By the end of the segment I was so furious I almost threw a stapler at the TV screen.

The F&FF co-hosts were Tiki Barber, who's African-American, and Kiran Chetry, whose family originated in India. Both hosts acted as though this was just another interview with just another guest talking about just another subject.

It was mind-boggling.

reply to post by nyk537

Thanks for replying. Do you mean ?

[edit on 7-5-2008 by ChadAndrewATS]

posted on May, 7 2008 @ 12:38 PM

Originally posted by ChadAndrewATS
Thanks for replying. Do you mean ?[edit on 7-5-2008 by ChadAndrewATS]

Yes I do. Every article I can find about this eventually traces back to this blog. I can't find one other original source for this story anywhere.

Not to mention the only sites that are even linking back to this site are less than reputable themselves.

posted on May, 7 2008 @ 12:40 PM
Rupert Murdoch’s NewsCorp dominates the American, British, Asian, and Middle Eastern media markets. He owns 175 newspapers including The Times of London and the New York Post, 100 cable TV channels including Fox and 19 sports channels, 9 satellite and 40 regular TV networks, 40 publishing houses, and a movie studio. His media empire stretches across 5 continents reaching a TV audience of 280 million in America and 300 million in Asia. His magazines reach 28 million. With all outlets combined together, Murdoch’s media empire reaches 4.7 billion people; that’s ¾ of the world’s population. (Rupert Murdoch: Outfoxed Documentary)

“Rupert Murdoch is the most dangerous man in the world.” -Ted Turner

"The mass media is itself part of the same power structure that plunders the planet and inflicts human rights abuses on a massive scale" -David Cromwell

John Swinton, former editor of The New York Times shocked an audience of journalists during a banquet speech when he said:

“There is no such thing in America as an independent press. You know it and I know it ... The business of the Journalist is to destroy truth; To lie outright; To pervert; To vilify; To fawn at the feet of mammon, and to sell his county and his race for his daily bread. You know it and I know it and what folly is this toasting an independent press? We are the tools and vassals for rich men behind the scenes. We are the jumping jacks, they pull the strings and we dance. Our talents, our possibilities and our lives are all the property of other men. We are intellectual prostitutes.”

The owner/publisher of the Washington Post from 1963 - 2001, Katharine Graham was a member of the CFR, Trilateral Commission and Bilderberg Group! In 1988 in a speech at CIA headquarters, she bluntly stated her contorted view of democracy when she said: “We live in a dirty and dangerous world. There are some things the general public does not need to know and shouldn’t. I believe democracy flourishes when the government can take legitimate steps to keep its secrets, and when the press can decide whether to print what it knows.” Once again displaying the same elite philosophy of classism and moral relativity. They justify their corruption/lying by claiming mental superiority over the masses. Ted Turner has been interviewed calling the majority of humanity “useless eaters.”

“I think we are destroying the minds of America and that has been one of my lifelong ambitions.” -John Kricfalusi, creator of The Ren and Stimpy Show

“The United States has some of the dumbest people in the world. I want you to know that we know that.” -Ted Turner, CEO of AOL/Time Warner

"Our job is to give people not what they want, but what we decide they ought to have." -Richard Salant, former President of CBS News

David Rockefeller said it all in his 1991 Trilateral Commission meeting speech:

"We are grateful to The Washington Post, the New York Times, Time Magazine and other great publications whose directors have attended our meetings and respected their promises of discretion for almost forty years. It would have been impossible for us to develop our plan for the world if we had been subject to the bright lights of publicity during those years. But, the work is now much more sophisticated and prepared to march towards a world government. The supranational sovereignty of an intellectual elite and world bankers is surely preferable to the national auto-determination practiced in past centuries."

See how they think of the public? This "slip-up" ChadAndrewATS is mentioning is the rule, not the exception. The people high up in the mainstream media are well aware of the propaganda mechanism they are involved in. They have no illusions about what's going on. They are brainwashing the public and they love it.

posted on May, 7 2008 @ 01:14 PM
reply to post by freight tomsen

Thanks for sharing all of that information. I appreciate you, and the work you do. I don't know much about Rupert Murdoch's opinions about FOX viewers, but I do know that he has admitted that he tries to control "public opinion".

Murdoch Admits He Tried to Shape Public Opinion on Iraq

Rupert Murdoch Admits He Tried to Shape Public Opinion on the Iraq War during an otherwise smug and elitist conversation at the DAVOS WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM which took place in January 2007.

Murdoch met in forum with host Charlie Rose, Israeli Vice Prime Minister (& Foreign Affairs Minister!) Tzipi Livni.

Also there was Rt Hon GORDON BROWN MP
Chancellor of the Exchequer in the UK-- whom Charlie Rose announced during the meeting to be who "everyone expected to be the next Prime Minister."

Alex Jones 9/11 Infowars Economic World Forum Davos Switzerland Globalization Government Fox Rupert Murdoch Iraq Bush PR

A Great Commentary on Rupert Murdoch by Bill Moyers

Comedian Lee Camp Attacks Fox News

While on "Fox and Friends," comedian Lee Camp attacked Fox News' coverage.

As mentioned before, in this forum-thread: It's obvious that FOX News uses beautiful ladies to distract FOX viewers (especially when they escort dissenters like Lee Camp out of their studios.

º Who Rules America?
º Answer: The same people, who won WWII: The Globalists, Zionists, and every other Nazi, who forced millions of Jewish people to move to their new state of Israel.

Zionist International Minister of Propaganda Rupert Murdoch

Murdoch "became an American citizen for business reasons," according to Richard H. Curtiss, editor of the Washington Report on Middle East Affairs. Keith Rupert was born in Melbourne, Australia, on March 11, 1931. "Rupert's father, Sir Keith Murdoch, was a newspaper publisher, and his mother an Orthodox Jew," Curtiss wrote, "although Murdoch never offers that information in his biographies."

Murdoch's father married Elisabeth Joy Greene, daughter of Rupert Greene in 1928. They had one son, Keith Rupert and three daughters. Later in life, Keith Rupert chose to use Rupert, the first name of his Jewish maternal grandfather.

The young Keith Rupert was educated at Australia's fashionable Geelong private school, and went on to the elitist and aristocratic Oxford University in England, according to Candour (UK) magazine.

"Rupert's father Sir Keith Murdoch attained his prominent position in Australian society through a fortuitous marriage to the daughter of a wealthy Jewish family, née Elisabeth Joy Greene. Through his wife's connections, Keith Murdoch was subsequently promoted from reporter to chairman of the British-owned newspaper where he worked. There was enough money to buy himself a knighthood of the British realm, two newspapers in Adelaide, South Australia, and a radio station in a faraway mining town," Candour wrote in 1984. "For some reason, Murdoch has always tried to hide the fact that his pious mother brought him up as a Jew."

While Murdoch may have "tried to hide" his Jewish roots, he has been quite forthright about his support for extreme right-wing Zionists, such as Benjamin Netanyahu and Ariel Sharon.

Netanyahu, who wrote a book entitled The War on Terror: How the West Can Win in 1986, is a frequent commentator on Murdoch's Fox News.

[edit on 7-5-2008 by AnonymousHippo]

posted on May, 7 2008 @ 01:43 PM

Originally posted by AnonymousHippo
reply to post by freight tomsen

Thanks for sharing all of that information. I appreciate you, and the work you do.

You too man. I always pay extra close attention when it comes to AnonymousHippo's insightful posts. Keep up the great stuff.

posted on May, 7 2008 @ 04:12 PM
reply to post by freight tomsen

I know what you mean about those criminals. They intentionally mislead the public via their TV channels, radio networks, and internet.

Feds asked to spank Fox News for slogan:
Anti-Bush group slams network over 'Fair and Balanced' motto, the anti-Bush "grass-roots" advocacy group has begun urging followers to contact the Federal Trade Commission to ask the agency to outlaw Fox News Channel's use of the motto "Fair and Balanced."

"You can now ask the FTC to order Fox News to stop misleading consumers. The FTC's job is to protect consumers from deceptive advertising on the part of big media companies," shouts the group's website.

The activist group, which has compared President Bush to Adolf Hitler, claims the popular news channel's use of their slogan is "deceptive and misleading."

Offering a sample letter to the FTC, includes the line, "Fox News is free to present programming in any way it wishes, but the First Amendment does not permit false advertising."

The site offers to send a Net user's note to the agency and to congressional leaders.

Why does Terry McAuliffe think FOX is "Fair & Balanced"?

It is deeply detrimental to the longterm interests of democracy when Democrats praise and support FOX News. This would be true regardless of who that Democrat is, but it's particularly heinous when Terry McAuliffe, the former chairman of the Democratic National Committee, is singing their praises.

"Let me congratulate FOX," McAuliffe said this past week, "because you were the first ones to call [the Pennsylvania primary] for Hillary Clinton." McAuliffe, who is also chairing Clinton's Presidential committee, actually echoed the FOX mantra by calling them "fair and balanced." What is so dangerous about McAuliffe's praise is that FOX is now using his words as a TV ad to prove just how fair and balanced they are.

Jonathan put together this video as a reminder of how exceedingly unfair and imbalanced FOX actually is. These are just few gems to let McAuliffe and others know that FOX is the foe, has always been the foe, and will continue to be the foe of accurate reporting.

Please help us in this quest by sharing what you think have been the worst FOX moments. We will send the list to McAuliffe as a firm reminder that he must not applaud FOX.

Celeberty Gossip = "Bona Fide Newscast"?

FCC Endorses Junk News, Calls Fox's TMZ, and 700 Club 'Bona fide Newscasts'

Hard-hitting journalism is nearing extinction on television, and the Federal Communications Commission just threw another shovel-full of dirt on its grave when it recently ruled that Rupert Murdoch's TMZ and Pat Robertson's 700 Club meet the test for "a bona fide newscast."

Media companies get their broadcast licenses for free. In return, the FCC says that if a TV show is not a bona fide newscast, and it airs a story about a political candidate, "it must afford equal opportunities to other such candidates for that office."

This is supposed to keep ideologues like Pat Robertson and Rupert Murdoch in check. But instead the FCC let them off the hook by adding TMZ and 700 Club to the list of bona fide newscasts; even though Congress defined bona fide as newscasts as those that hold "genuine news value" and are not intended to boost or aid any particular political candidate.

All of those globalists want to win our hearts & minds before they establish their New World Order in America.

They're paying their minions: lame police officers/soldiers & common folks to become provocateurs & attack people, who protest against them in the streets of New York City, and other well-populated areas, with large anti-war protestors:

Their provocateurs have been attacking the WeAreChange group, lately:

[edit on 7-5-2008 by ChadAndrewATS]

posted on May, 7 2008 @ 08:00 PM

Originally posted by Dr Love

If an individual conquers the reptilian core of their brain, they in turn cannot be conquered.


Wise words from the good Dr. Love! That is the truth and why we get steered away from anything that leads us to true spirituality. When I was growing up Fox news would have been laughed at.

[edit on 7-5-2008 by LoneGunMan]

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