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How Do You Libs Feel That Fox Is The Most Watched News Channel

If you are a liberal, do you watch Fox News? And why?

To be Liberal in a way says that you examine all sides of an issue. For me, my liberalism drives me to seek facts first and foremost so that I can foment my opinions. It’s my opinion that too many Americans are turning on the tv to hear “Opinions” of others, rather than searching for facts.Over the years since Fox came to be, I would turn to it periodically just to check up on them. Bear in mind that Fox first of all is big. They have many channels on cable, but let’s just stick to the FNC (Fox News Channel) on cable.On FNC (NOT your local FOX) they’re on 24/7/365. Most people assume from their name that they’re “all news”. After all they’re called Fox News Channel right? All news, the way that CNN was for decades, all news?Nope. At FNC they have news only 1/3 rd of the time. The remaining 2/3 rd is Opinion talk show format! They have 2 hours of news in the AM, 2 hours at noon, 2 hours in the early evening and again at midnight. In between its Hannity, O’Reilly, Fox & Friends or Judge Jeanie and others of a particular political sway.Now the News portion is what I’d monitor. I already know where the Opinion Guys are going to come down, and all in all the News portion is fairly accurate, but the Talking Heads can go off with their personal takes at any time, much like CNN has been doing lately. Mostly I see the difference in that they’re covering, and thus reporting on.I’ll see CNN covering Trump’s outrageous Tweet of the day, while Fox chose to ignore the Tweet and be covering an aspect where Trump is misunderstood or being ignored unfairly. There is a distinct bias, and both channels hav gone further away from center since Trump came along. Is Trump polarizing? You betchya!As a result, I try to get my news off the Internet from very sage and professional sources that have a long record of gathering and disseminating News, like Associated Press. Or well established newspapers and magazines. It’s not hard to do. What’s hard is sifting through all of the wannabe sites and faux news sites to get to the good stuff.

Is Fox News channel conservative, biased, or liberal?

You're joking, right? Fox News is blatanly Conservative biased. There's even a film about it called "Outfoxed" that shows memos from the top telling their people to push the Right Wing agenda.
That's fine, but the absurdity comes when they say they're "fair and balanced". That's an outright lie as proven by the center for responsible broadcasting which showed their heavy conservative bias and ranked them as the most negative news network.

Do liberals draw the shades n hide an watch FOX to get real news?

ha ha .. good one.

How is Fox news channel 1st in the ratings?

Fox News is the only channel for right wing republicans, whereas liberals tune into many different cable news channels, MSNBC, CNN, etc. So lets say you've got 25 republicans and 75 liberals. Those 25 all watch Fox. But 20 liberals watch MSNBC, 20 watch CNN, 20 watch CNBC, and 15 watch PBS. Who wins? Fox. While the other stations divide up a large group, FOX brings one smaller group together in one place. make sense?

Why do liberals hate Fox News and proclaim it as no news?

Because they are very poor at fact checking , although poor means that your actually trying and I am not sure they do. Just to give a idea , Politifact tracks this,of 79 checks of CNN...it found 21 it ranked as mostly false, false or pants on fire. 7 mostly, 11 false, and 3 pants on fire. NBC they checked 145 and had 30 25 and 5 for mostly false, false, and pants on fireFOX news...169 statements 35 mostly false, 50 false and 16 pants on fire. http://www.politifact.com/pundit...Fox news helped push the Birther story, kept reporting that the US found WMD in Iraq (a large amount of FOX news Viewers thing we found a WMD Program in Iraq, we did not ) Stories like Obamas trip to India cost some huge not even close number, and claims about half our navy was used for it...it had no basis at all, but was repeated over and over. Watching them ( at night) try to cover for the lies the trump white house keeps making is sickening. At least in the mornings they do a better job, with the real news people. Because they know that the morning viewers are often educated business people...at night its aimed at your old racist uncle who says things like Obama was Born in Kenya and Michelle Obama was born a man...Thing is Fox news people love to claim its because they are conservative...its not...its because they are bad at their job and no better then state run media when they are in office. I hate Fox news...But I enjoy the wall street Journal and other media sources that are more Republican...but who also try to be accurate.

Why is CNN considered to be a liberal TV channel?

CNN has at least two conservative talk show hosts (Glen Beck and Nancy Grace), it is very moderate and objective in its coverage, unlike Fox News. Neevertheless, for some reason it is considered to be "liberal."

Fox News exists only for one purpose - to bash liberals. It is not a news channel, it is a propagandistic tool of the GOP. Why can't liberals create a similar TV channel? We need a TV channel to bash conservatives, to explain to conservatives how stupid and disgusting they are. Otherwise, how will they understand who they are?

Why are liberals so obsessed with Fox news and assume anyone who isn't liberal watches it?

A2A:I would not say it’s liberals, but rather, Democrats who appear to be obsessed with Fox News, and it is because they do not really understand how many people who do not see the world as they do can possibly have a different view point.As William F Buckley once said, “Liberals claim to want to give a hearing to other views, but then are shocked and offended to discover that there are other views.”There must be some explanation as to why the Democrats control far less than half of the governorships, are the minority party in both the house and senate. It cannot be that their ideas are mistaken - so there must be some nefarious force.And Fox News fits the bill.It’s an easy way of explaining the current political situation, without requiring any real introspection.EDIT: Just saw the second half of the question. “Anyone who isn’t liberal watches it.”I am not ‘liberal.’ Not by a longshot. I do not watch Fox News. Not because I think it’s ‘fake news,’ but because I think it is tabloid. The odd time I do catch it (in an airport or hotel bar), it always is running some story about animals attacking people, or missing American teens in Aruba or something similar.

Why does it seem like so many people hate Fox News when it's the most watched cable news network in America?

Because it is the only major outlet that generally permits conservative viewpoints to be aired, and because it is successful.There are a lot of valid complaints about Fox News. Certainly their editorial hosts are almost entirely conservative. Some shows pit multiple conservatives against one liberal in a discussion. Some shows are sensationalistic, which is off-putting for a news channel - even for opinion shows. However, these things don't drive hate. That is based on Fox News' success at breaking the left-wing monopoly on television news. Many people subscribe to the idealistic notion that news on other networks is generally unbiased and evenly presented. This is nonsense. There are no shortage of studies that show that the overwhelming majority of journalists in the US (80%+) consider themselves to be liberal. No process completely controlled by like-minded individuals is going to end up as unbiased - groupthink is a powerful force. (Fox is affected by this as well of course) This disruption in the industry is why you see the common themes of "Fox isn't really news." While I would never argue that Fox is completely unbiased either, their news (not opinion) coverage isn't any different as far as degree of bias than other networks - it's just in the other direction. (And journalism studies that attempt to objectively measure bias have roughly shown this to be the case)However, the perception persists of the idea that other networks are not biased and present the "real news." If you believe that, it it not unreasonable that you would then view Fox as radically outside the norm. Combine that with the fact that it is successful, and you have the recipe for something that can conjure up the kind of vitriol one sees directed at Fox.

Why does it seem like so many people hate Fox News when it's the most watched cable news network in America?

Because it is the only major outlet that generally permits conservative viewpoints to be aired, and because it is successful.There are a lot of valid complaints about Fox News. Certainly their editorial hosts are almost entirely conservative. Some shows pit multiple conservatives against one liberal in a discussion. Some shows are sensationalistic, which is off-putting for a news channel - even for opinion shows. However, these things don't drive hate. That is based on Fox News' success at breaking the left-wing monopoly on television news. Many people subscribe to the idealistic notion that news on other networks is generally unbiased and evenly presented. This is nonsense. There are no shortage of studies that show that the overwhelming majority of journalists in the US (80%+) consider themselves to be liberal. No process completely controlled by like-minded individuals is going to end up as unbiased - groupthink is a powerful force. (Fox is affected by this as well of course) This disruption in the industry is why you see the common themes of "Fox isn't really news." While I would never argue that Fox is completely unbiased either, their news (not opinion) coverage isn't any different as far as degree of bias than other networks - it's just in the other direction. (And journalism studies that attempt to objectively measure bias have roughly shown this to be the case)However, the perception persists of the idea that other networks are not biased and present the "real news." If you believe that, it it not unreasonable that you would then view Fox as radically outside the norm. Combine that with the fact that it is successful, and you have the recipe for something that can conjure up the kind of vitriol one sees directed at Fox.