Señor Grumblecakes (jervo) wrote,
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Yet another example of Fox News' fearless commitment to journalistic integrity, gleaned from

Fox News Channel has said that it made a conscious decision to air last weekend's interview with Mike Tyson, f-words and all. "During our interview," host and interviewer Rita Cosby said, "Tyson shocked us ... with his crude and racially charged language, something he is known for. Because of this, we as a news organization really struggled about whether we should delete the profanities and risk altering his message or let his message and his words speak for themselves. We want to warn you, this is not an interview children should see." Reporting on the interview, New York Post columnist Adam Buckman said today (Tuesday): "Perhaps the reaction from viewers to Fox News Channel's Tyson interview is a sign that the public isn't all that concerned about profanity on TV, particularly on a news program at 10 o'clock at night." He quotes a Fox spokesman as saying that the channel received no reaction at all from viewers.

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