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By David Fiderer, a lawyer who covers the energy industry for several global banks in New York.  This is an OpEdNews.com repost.

If you wondered whether Murdoch’s various news outlets operate in sync when they misrepresent the facts about climate change, consider the deceitful reporting done by Ben Webster, the Environmental Editor for The Times […]/p

via How Murdoch’s Times of London and Fox News Coordinate Their Deceitful Reporting on Climate Change.

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Nervous Murdoch struggles to name one Democrat at Fox News

Raw Story- By David Edwards and Sahil Kapur
Thursday, April 8th, 2010 — 11:59 am

Rupert Murdoch insists that his network is “fair and balanced,” but he was stumped when asked which of its employees offer credibility to that claim.

During a recent appearance at a George Washington University forum, the Chairman and CEO of Fox News’ parent company found it no easy task to fend off questions about the channel’s predominantly conservative roster.

“Our news shows, our politics, or whatever — you know, we have Democrats and Republicans and libertarians, whatever,” Murdoch said. The other networks “tend to be Democrats,” he added. “Let’s be honest about it.”

One member of the audience took him up on the claim that Fox News employs Democrats. “If so, who would that be?” he asked.

A visibly nervous Murdoch folded his hands and froze for a few seconds. “I could give you a couple of names but they’re certainly there,” he responded. “Uh, if Roger [Ailes] were here he’d certainly spit them out very quickly. I think probably every night Greta Van Susteren is certainly close to the Democratic Party.”

VIDEO AND MORE HERE

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