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Foxocracy : inside the network's playbook of tribal warfare / Tobin Smith.

Smith, Tobin, 1957- (author.).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781635766615
  • ISBN: 1635766613
  • Physical Description: 256 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Diversion books edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Diversion Books, 2019.

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General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
<B>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 manipulation strategies Fox uses to manipulate viewers, divide families, weaponize the daily discourse of news and public opinion, and addict a core audience on right-wing rage and fear. </b>
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 2020. Smith shows that Fox manipulates viewer's right-wing instincts to addict them, to activate a hatred toward partisan enemies and to hook them on feelings of intellectual and cultural superiority.
Subject: Fox News.
Television and politics > United States.
Television broadcasting of news > Objectivity > United States.

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