Thursday, February 10, 2011

Fox News: The Sexism And Sleaze Network

Media Matters has compiled a report on the sexism and sleaze that are endemic to Fox News, along with the numerous sexual harassment and discrimination suits brought against its parent company, News Corp. The following video shows various Fox hosts making insulting comments about women, including assessments about who's "hot"; it also demonstrates Fox's penchant for images of scantily clad women. Examples are taken from a broad range of programs, from "Fox & Friends" to business, daytime and prime time shows. Apparently Fox thinks it's fine, for example, to have Brian Kilmeade ask co-host Gretchen Carlson, "Didn't men give you the kitchen?" and refer to women as "babes, chicks" and "skirts." Watch:

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