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Report: Fox News lies about climate change 93% of the time

Rupert Murdoch’s companies have been found to be grossly misleading the US public over climate change, with Fox News‘ coverage classed as giving dodgy info 93% of the time. In the report, compiled by the Union of Concerned Scientists, Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal comes a close second in the inaccuracy stakes, with a massive 81% misleading coverage in their opinion pages:

The WSJ, whose commentary include such beauties as “No Need to Panic About Global Warming“, claim that the alarmism created by global warming is something of a conspiracy, offering “an excuse for governments to raise taxes“.

Fox News, who evidently can’t even muster a one in ten success rate of accurate reportage, have certainly got a somewhat dubious record when it comes to accuracy and fairness of their journalism. Readers may recall:

Fox News, scrutinising certain sections of society since 1996.

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