FOX CABLE NEWS NETWORK SHOWS THE VICTIM! | 2001-02-03
Some Whitaker Online readers thought that the Fox Network I was praising was the one that appears on regular broadcast television. The Fox News Network I am praising is the one that is cable only. It is direct competition with CNN.
They are respectable conservatives - Holy Diversity and all that -- but they seem to be much more serious than the usual respectable conservatives.
When a thirteen year old black boy was convicted of killing a six-year-old black girl, Fox Cable News Network did something you simply cannot imagine happening on any other television outlet. The other stations would show the poor little murderer on and on and on, so that we would be on the side of the "so-called killer."
But Fox Network News, as the discussion proceeded, kept a photograph of the VICTIM, the little girl he beat to death, on the screen.
They didn't make a big thing of it, but I think that says a lot.