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Foxocracy : inside the network's playbook of tribal warfare

Author: Tobin Smith
Publisher: New York, NY : Diversion Books, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Diversion Books editionView all editions and formats
Fox News did not start America's culture war, but they have the manipulative and destructive genius to exploit it. Smith takes readers behind the scenes of the actual production of the "Fair and Balanced" opinion pieces and panel segments that feed a ravenous right-wing audience. He exposes and diagrams the pages within the Fox News playbook that the liberal and progressive candidates will be fighting against in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tobin Smith
ISBN: 9781635766615 1635766613
OCLC Number: 1125265551
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 256 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: My important message for self-identified conservative or "deplorable" readers --
Introduction: FNC's rigged opinion-segment-scam: confessions of a Fox News hit man --
How did the Fox News tribal identity porn playbook become so powerful? --
How I broke the code on the rest of FNC's tribal identity pron conspiracy --
In America, politics are tribal... period --
My road to Fox News enlightenment 200-2018 --
Why the emotional impact of Fox News is ten times more powerful than conservative radio --
How the Fox New 'Fair and Balanced" tribal warfare playbook works --
A few key stories to illustrate the playbook --
Your eyes do not lie: Fox news is good old soft-core sex porn too --
More Fox News production lessons learned --
Why Fox News's white tribal superiority shtick is so incredibly powerful --
The incredible power of weaponized visceral threat and fear --
The untold truth about tribal social identity porn --
The two superpowers of Fox News --
How Fox News became a significant branch of the 94-million-strong Evangelical Church --
The facts about Fox News TV addiction --
What then is the only logical conclusion about the power, intent, and pathologies of Fox News's tribal warfare playbook in 2019? --
Afterword: America is better than this: It's time for the Fox News reckoning to fight back against commercial tribalized partisanship.
Responsibility: Tobin Smith.


From a 14-year Fox News contributor, guest anchor, and two-time New York Times bestselling author comes an unprecedented insider's account of the Fox News playbook-the production secrets and  Read more...


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"Eye-opening...An erstwhile insider's broadside against Fox News...Revealing."-Kirkus Reviews"Pulls back all the blinds hiding the true nature of Fox News...Should be on the bedside of every American Read more...

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