Pay Czar says no to Fox News

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  1. SabanFan

    SabanFan The voice of reason

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    It hasn't hit the web yet but it will shortly. Pay Czar Ken Feinberg sent out a memo to the WH press corp advising of a round robin discussion on exec pay cuts. He specifically said Fox News was not invited to participate. Are you kidding me? Are we being governed by school children?

    To their credit, the other News organizations refused to participate unless Fox was included.
     
  2. DRC

    DRC TigerNator

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    This is going to back fire on Obama like a chit storm. Reporters are loyal to each other regardless of their networks commentary based programming. 80% of the programming on all these networks is news. The White House needs to remember that while contemplating this idiotic policy.

    Has there ever been an administration in our history that has declared all out war on a major news network?
     
  3. Krypto

    Krypto Huh?

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    the only administration i could think of would be the Nixon administration. Justa guess though, i was too young to remember anything from that era.
     
  4. DRC

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    I believe Nixon targeted a few newspapers he didnt like and tried to discredit them but it wasnt a national news network.

    I dont believe we ever had an administration try to muzzle a media outlet the size of Fox. This is uncharted territory. The White House will lose this battle and have to eat a big chit burger trying to spin their way out of it.
     
  5. Krypto

    Krypto Huh?

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/23/us/politics/23fox.html

     
  6. gumborue

    gumborue Painfully Pessimistic

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    your a just upset because the pay czar is taking half your money:thumb:, you wish.
     
  7. SabanFan

    SabanFan The voice of reason

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    I don't work for AIG. I work for Chartis, Inc.
     
  8. Rex_B

    Rex_B Geaux Time

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    Oh great school girl drama..
     
  9. mobius481

    mobius481 Registered Member

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    Damnit, that's why the stock price is down.
     
  10. SabanFan

    SabanFan The voice of reason

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    We tried to keep it secret.
     

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