Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism
Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism (2004)

While the Fox News cable network has promoted itself as a "fair and balanced" news outlet -- so much so that they've even trademarked the phrase -- not everyone believes that they're living up to their slogan, and this… More

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Release Date: August 6, 2004
DVD Release Date: July 13, 2004
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Critic Score: 85% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Neither fair nor balanced itself, Outfoxed offers an often entertaining indictment of the Fox News Channel.

Ty Burr
Boston Globe

Greenwald has fashioned a fine attack dog, and he's sicced it on a deserving subject.

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Bruce Newman
San Jose Mercury News

While Outfoxed surely will appeal more to liberals than to conservatives, its value to its self-selected audience lies not in upending anyone's expectations, but in taking the uninitiated down the Fox News rabbit hole.

Dorothy Woodend
The Tyee (British Columbia)

It's a meticulous dissection of the Fox News network, its politics, methods and overall ambitions. . .

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Bill Muller
Arizona Republic

Taken for what it is, Outfoxed is still worth watching, especially for the politically active.

Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Those with negative opinions of Fox News probably never watch it and may find the ample clips on display here eye-opening.

Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette

I'm Shocked, SHOCKED to discover Fox News is conservative!!!

Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News

Makes a crucial argument that has less to do with conservatives and liberals than with the coarsening of political discourse and the sinking standards of journalism and news -- subjects that go far beyond any particular news operation.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

For independent thinkers and those who think of journalism as a profession of accuracy, fairness and ethics, there's more than enough to chew on.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

[A] home-run smackdown of the Australian mogul who dominates the American media scene...

Flixster Audience Score: 77% Flixster User Reviews
Thomas Johnston
No real surprises here. Most that watch this movie has already seen through Fox News and what it is and represents.
Jeremy Smith
While watching this documentary I could not stop laughing. It has to be the funniest documentary I have ever seen. How can it call FOX news biased, which it… More
Drew Smith
"If you aren't outraged, you aren't paying attention."
Sean Gillespie
If you haven't figured out yet that Fox News has an agenda, see this movie. This is already seven years old. Just watch any given week of The Daily Show or… More
James Alvarez
A great documentary on right wing propoganda.
Daniel Dolgin
Yes I'll agree Fox news is an extremely biased news channel. But the problem with the documentary is that it ended up doing the same thing Fox news did.… More