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Unfair and Unbalanced

A free and independent press is vital to democracy. Political partisans cannot be allowed to falsely represent themselves as journalists. That's why we believe:

"The Federal Trade Commission and Congress must act to prevent Fox News from using the deceptive and misleading trademark 'Fair and Balanced.'"

You can now ask the FTC to order Fox News to stop misleading consumers. The FTC's job is to protect consumers from deceptive advertising on the part of big media companies. Please enter your name, email address, ZIP code, and your personal comment below. We'll deliver these messages to the FTC and to other political leaders.

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SUBJECT: Unfair and Unbalanced
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Dear Federal Trade Commission,

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The FTC should prevent Fox News from using the deceptive trademark "Fair and Balanced." Fox News is free to present programming in any way it wishes, but the First Amendment does not permit false advertising. Sincerely,

(your name)
(your address)

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    Common Cause, MoveOn.org, and a bunch of other organizations have launched a campaign to take on Fox for pretending partisan news is "fair and balanced." They've posted a really horrifying but funny video clip highlighting Bill O'Reilly's hypocrisy as well as a complaint to the FTC at:

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    The challenges to Fox's partisanship are mounting. It's crucial that we voice our disgust with Fox's deceptive advertising now.

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