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Fox News Outdoes Itself

July 3, 2008

Yesterday, on the Fox News morning show Fox & Friends, while discussing a so-called “hit piece” of June 28, 2008, in The New York Times (“Fox News Finds Its Rivals Closing In,” about Fox News’ competitors catching up to it in ratings), the co-anchors, Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade, showed digitally altered pictures (without giving anyone the heads-up that they were altered) of the Times article’s reporter, Jacques Steinberg, and his editor, Steven Reddicliffe.

Here are the pictures they showed on air, next to the original photo from which each was drawn:


For those playing along at home, that’s three (in recent weeks): the “terrorist fist bump,” Obama’s “babymama,” and now this.

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