Thursday, November 12, 2009


Most of you have already seen this clip. It features Jon Stewart catching Sean Hannity and FOX News manipulating the news.

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Here's Hannity's apology, which included another lie.

Look, anyone who has ever worked in the media, or with the media, knows that these developments don't just happen. Putting these kind of clips together takes effort. For Hannity to suggest that using a clip from two months earlier was "inadvertent" or an honest mistake is, quite frankly, another lie.

From Media Matters, here's a long (and, no doubt, partial) list of FOX News' "video-doctoring iceberg."

- Mark

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