Fox News Unreliable Source

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The internet is the largest collection of accessible information ever, so it comes as no surprise that the internet is a major part of daily life. The use of the internet is so common that it has made its way into some important areas of society. Namely, the workplace, the educational system, and general leisure time, in and out of the home. However, people should understand that there are allot of unreliable sources that are waiting for you to enter their domain. Granted, there are reliable sources, as well. The difference is that a reliable source is there to provide readers or viewers with correct information. Namely, written and created by someone who has expertise in that subject like Microsoft. On the other hand, an unreliable…show more content…
Obviously, politics were involved. Misconstruing quotes by Fox News can be interpreted as another way of being bias, pushing their view, and lying. In support of this, Fox News had done an interview with an ATF spokeswoman about guns from the United States being found at Mexican crime scenes but was misquoted. Fox News reported that only seventeen percent of guns found at Mexican crime scenes had been traced to the United States. ATF spokeswoman states that through her narration: She told Fox News, in a clarification of the statistics used by her own agency's assistant director, is that over ninety percent of the traced firearms originate from the United States. However, a large percentage of the guns recovered in Mexico are not sent back to the United States for tracing, because it is obvious from their markings that they do not come from our country. (Beck) However, there are broadcasters at Fox News like, Chris Wallace on Sunday mornings with integrity and have no fear of political retaliation. Wallace gives the American people the whole truth and not journalistic half-truths. “The Boston Globe, describes Wallace as an equal opportunity inquisitor”. “The Washington Post states that Chris Wallace is an aggressive journalist, sharp edged and solid,” and the Miami Herald describes Wallace as an “equal-opportunity ravager” (Chris). Before, joining Fox News, Wallace worked at ABC News for 15
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