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In the image Fox News used with the Seattle headline, it looks like a real war zone... not even a protest with rubber bullets or tear gas but as if it were Iraq in 2003. Why try to sell this to the public? What’s Fox News’ goal here? Manufacture outrage just to get viewers? Something else?



>Why try to sell this to the public? What’s Fox News’ goal here? Manufacture outrage just to get viewers?

Fox News was literally created to feed off of American right-wing outrage, under the pretense of providing a "fair and balanced" alternative to the liberal media. They're also deeply in the tank for the Republican party and conservatives, and always have been.

So... yes. They're giving their viewers a vision of the world they believe exists, but that the rest of the media is hiding from them.


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