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Business is always good at Fox Business Network

October 23, 2007

Posted by Chris Roush

Frazier Moore, the television writer for the Associated Press, writes a critique Tuesday of the new Fox Business Network where he notes that its coverage of business is always positive.

Fox Business NetworkMoore wrote, “Thank goodness Fox Business is here now to keep spreading the good word. Most media outlets are all too focused on ‘biz-blasting,’ as Asman termed it during his interview with a guest who duly echoed the Fox Business gospel.

Dan Gainor, director of the Business & Media Institute, came packing research he said proved most media coverage slams the business world. Item: During the market explosion the past few years, the media, instead of ‘crowing about it,’ dwelled on ‘downbeat news.’

“Already a viewer can sense this won’t be a problem on Fox Business. Here the glass of capitalism is apt to be reassuringly half-full, if not overflowing. Free enterprise won’t be blasted by Fox Business, which is busy running interference for it. And encouraging the audience not to get rich, necessarily, but to believe.”

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