OUTFOXED Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism Interviews Video

Creative Commons license: Sampling Plus. This is the original footage from the documentary Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism, produced and directed by Robert Greenwald. The film, which has drawn attention for its pointed critique of Fox News, consists largely of interviews with former Fox employees and news guests. Greenwald said, “In making Outfoxed, I learned how cumbersome and expensive it can be to license footage from news organizations. The Creative Commons license, as used here, allows me as a filmmaker to know immediately how I can use a piece of content in my films. I could think of no better way to walk the talk myself than by releasing the interviews from Outfoxed here under a license that allows other filmmakers to use my material in new and creative ways. I look forward to seeing what others do with these interviews.” Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch’s War on Journalism is a 2004 documentary film by progressive filmmaker Robert Greenwald that is highly critical of the Fox News Channel, and its owner, Rupert Murdoch, claiming that the channel is used to promote and advocate right-wing views. The film says this pervasive bias contradicts the channel’s claim of being “Fair and Balanced”, and argues that Fox News has been engaging in what amounts to consumer fraud. The documentary was not released theatrically, but rather was distributed in DVD format by the progressive Political action committee MoveOn.org, and sold online through Internet retailers such as

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