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Apr 11 12 3:28 PM

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this just prove how fox will turn story on dem's but when gop or rep. do something like last story said its okay or it was okay for pres bush to have all time off he want or time to use white house plane or other stuff for his own need. just like how they say or current press not doing enough to solve money issue or solve unemployment. what did bush do give people money. also said same year was working on plan to fix our unemployment and money issue with banks. instead my team of people said its better we leave to next person in office to fix the mess. since my team said better that way and more effect for us to work on other things then fix the nation. its okay for some to go out competition horse riding while in office of congress or house. but if leader goes out to play golf its wrong. so why is fair for one to have fun and other person can not. why was okay for last press to have guest over to help get ideas on how to fix this nation or get other people perspective. but when our new press does it. its waste of cash and should not happen. see there a double stander here and prove that fox love go that route. so its okay give one person permission on your side our most beloved employe in your eyes. but if someone you do not like as beloved employe they will not let get way with anything. it prove how propaganda is ramped in that company

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/cutline/gawker-fox-news-mole-identified-fox-news-says-201307340.html
Fox News chief Roger Ailes (2MK/Fox News)

A day after Gawker media published a post purportedly written by a current, anonymous Fox News employee, the cable channel said on Wednesday that it knows who the secret "mole" is.

"We found the perso, when we asked readers how long it would take for Fox News to find the mole that Gawker had in their midst, did anyone put money down on “24 hours”? If so, it would appear that you just won the jackpot. A Fox News spokesperson revealed to Mediaite that they have already discovered the mole’s identity.
Here is the brief statement from the spokesperson:

“We found the person and we’re exploring legal options at this time.”
More on this story as it develops.
UPDATE: Shortly after we published the statement from Fox News, Gawker posted a statement of their own, purportedly from the still-free mole.
“If Fox has smoked me out, it’s news to me. I’m still here. Back to work.”
We have contacted Fox News and are awaiting a response.
We told you this whole thing would be fun to watch.
SECOND UPDATE: Fox News got back to us and reiterated their previous statement. It’s important to note that their first statement did not say that they had confronted or fired the person yet. The spokesperson went on to give another, equally brief statement.
“We know who it is.”
Well, that is certainly to the point.
THIRD UPDATE: Gawker’s Fox News Mole Reveals Himself As Associate Producer, Suspended With Pay
FOURTH UPDATE:
A Fox News spokesperson updates Mediaite with these new developments:
Joe Muto is fired effective April 12. Once the network determined that Mr. Muto was the main culprit in less than 24 hours, he was suspended late today while we pursued concurrent avenues. We are continuing to explore legal recourse against Mr. Muto and possibly others.

on and we're exploring legal options at this time," a Fox News spokeswoman told Yahoo News, reiterating a statement the network gave to Mediaite.

"If Fox has smoked me out, it's news to me," the network "mole" wrote in response. "I'm still here. Back to work."

If Fox News executives do, in fact, know who the supposed mole is, it appears the mole has yet to be contacted by them.

Gawker had promised that "The Fox Mole"a "long-standing, current employee of Fox News Channel"would provide "regular dispatches from inside the organization." Perhaps not for long.

http://www.mediaite.com/online/fox-news-spokesman-we-found-the-mole/


http://gawker.com/5900710/announcing-our-newest-hire-a-current-fox-news-channel-employee
o, when we asked readers how long it would take for Fox News to find the mole that Gawker had in their midst, did anyone put money down on “24 hours”? If so, it would appear that you just won the jackpot. A Fox News spokesperson revealed to Mediaite that they have already discovered the mole’s identity. Here is the brief statement from the spokesperson:

“We found the person and we’re exploring legal options at this time.”
More on this story as it develops.
UPDATE: Shortly after we published the statement from Fox News, Gawker posted a statement of their own, purportedly from the still-free mole.
“If Fox has smoked me out, it’s news to me. I’m still here. Back to work.”
We have contacted Fox News and are awaiting a response.
We told you this whole thing would be fun to watch.
SECOND UPDATE: Fox News got back to us and reiterated their previous statement. It’s important to note that their first statement did not say that they had confronted or fired the person yet. The spokesperson went on to give another, equally brief statement.
“We know who it is.”
Well, that is certainly to the point.
THIRD UPDATE: Gawker’s Fox News Mole Reveals Himself As Associate Producer, Suspended With PayThe post that broke the camel's back might be familiar to some of you, because it garnered a lot of attention and (well-deserved) ridicule when it hit last August. The item was aggregating several news sources that were reporting innocuously on President Obama's 50th birthday party, which was attended by the usual mix of White House staffers, DC politicos and Dem-friendly celebs. The Fox Nation, naturally, chose to illustrate the story with a photo montage of Obama, Charles Barkley, Chris Rock, and Jay Z, and the headline "Obama's Hip Hop BBQ Didn't Create Jobs."
The post neatly summed up everything that had been troubling me about my employer: Non sequitur, ad hominem attacks on the president; gleeful race baiting; a willful disregard for facts; and so on. It came close on the heels of the Common controversy, which exhibited a lot of the same ugly traits. (See also: terrorist fist jabs; Fox & Friends madrassa accusations; etc.)
The worst thing about the Hip Hop BBQ incident is that we didn't back away from it. Bill Shine, who is a rather important guy—sort of Roger Ailes' main hatchet man, and the go-between for Ailes and most of the top talent—bafflingly doubled down and defended it. The story still exists on the Fox Nation site, headline and photo montage intact, to this very day.
That was it for me. It wasn't that the one incident was so bad, in and of itself. But it was so galvanizing, and on top of so many other little incidents, that I guess it just finally pushed me over the edge.
So here I am. And I come bearing gifts. The video above is of Mitt Romney and Sean Hannity bantering before the taping of an interview for the "Hannity Vegas Forum" in February. Of note: Romney professes his and his wife Ann's well-known love of horseriding, praising the qualities of the "Austrian Warmbloods" that his wife rides—the are "dressage" horses, he notes—while maintaining his own preference for the "smoother gait" of his own "Missouri foxtrotter."
Now there's nothing wrong with Mitt and his wife loving horseback riding. But remember this video next time Romney attacks Obama for golfing. The inherent elitism and snootiness of golf is NOTHING compared to competitive horseback riding. And I think Mitt loses points with the GOP base for his correct pronunciation of dressage. To GOP-voter ears it sounds not only gay, but even worse, French.
Elsewhere in the video you will see the two men discussing the possibility that this very footage may one day be leaked, as they warn one another against primping too carefully. "You don't want to have John Edwards moment," Hannity says. "Did you see that?" Romney replies: "Oh, yeah I saw that. It's one thing to do it for a second. It's another thing to do it for an hour." (And it's quite another for Newt Gingrich's wife to groom him like a circus walrus.)
Later, Hannity's producers ask him to change his necktie mid-interview. Here's a little TV trick for you: The show was splitting the Q-and-A over two nights, and they wanted to make the second night look like a fresh, new encounter rather than a rehash from last night. So they made sure to change Hannity's tie lest eagle-eyed viewers spot the repeat. Romney, to his credit, refuses to play along. Offered a pink tie, he says, "I'm not going all Donald Trump today." That day, Trump had announced his endorsement of Romney. In the portion of the interview that was broadcast, Romney said he was grateful for Trump's support, and that "he is a man who'se created a lot of jobs, and he shares my concern about China."
FOURTH UPDATE:
A Fox News spokesperson updates Mediaite with these new developments:
Joe Muto is fired effective April 12. Once the network determined that Mr. Muto was the main culprit in less than 24 hours, he was suspended late today while we pursued concurrent avenues. We are continuing to explore legal recourse against Mr. Muto and possibly others.


"So why not just leave Fox News?" you might ask. Good question! I've asked myself that same thing many times. And I am leaving. Sooner rather than later, I'm guessing. But I can't just leave quietly, can I? Where's the fun in that? So I'm John McClane-ing this shit. I'm inside the building, crawling through the air vents, gathering intel, and passing it along to Carl Winslow.
(Note: Please don't misunderstand, and take my Die Hard metaphor as a threat of violence. Like most left-wingers I abhor actual violence, but am still hopelessly enthralled by the Hollywood machine that glorifies it. Also, that was a 20th Century Fox movie. Synergy!)
Watch this space for future dispatches from the Fox Mole.

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