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David Frum: FOX NEWS - Pseudo-Facts and Pretend Information

Conservative columnist David Frum, who was speechwriter for former President George W. Bush, blasted Fox News on Sunday for creating an "alternative knowledge system."

In an article published by New York Magazine in late November, Frum had argued that conservative media like Fox News and talk radio "immerse their audience in a total environment of pseudo-facts and pretend information."

In an appearance on CNN Sunday, Frum cited claims made on Fox News that President Barack Obama was proposing a "new Christmas tree tax," something that was found by both The Florida Times-Union and PolitiFact Oregon

Added: Dec-12-2011 Occurred On: Dec-12-2011
By: joalexan
Tags: David Frum, Fox News Channel, Howard Kurtz
Location: United States (load item map)
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