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April 11, 2012
Is Gawker's 'Fox Mole' a real person?
Gawker has hired an unamed worker at Fox News who will be writing "reports" on what actually happens at the Number 1 cable news network: What follows is the inaugural column of a person we are calling The Fox Mole-a long-standing, current employee of Fox News Channel who will be providing Gawker with regular dispatches from inside the organization. What actually follows is hardly newsworthy and calls into question whether any real person could harbor such outrageous stereotypes of conservatives. If Gawker wants the "mole" to be taken seriously, shouldn't he, like, you know, be more than a one-dimensional stick figure - a satire of a typical leftist? His blowhard generalities about the right can be found on any run of the mill lefty blog, but elevating this schmuck to the level of "informer" is laughable on its face. Here are some deep thoughts from Gawker's "mole": The [Fox] Nation (website) aggregates news stories, gives them provocative headlines, and invites commenters to weigh...(Read Full Post)