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

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


Movie Info

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 activist documentary by filmmaker Robert Greenwald takes a close look at the political perspective of Fox's coverage. Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism examines the right-wing slant of Fox News' reporting, as represented in stories the network chooses to cover and their … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Television, Special Interest
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In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 13, 2004
Box Office: $0.2M
Runtime:
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Critic Reviews for Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism

All Critics (66) | Top Critics (20)

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

Full Review… | September 17, 2004
Boston Globe
Top Critic

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

Full Review… | September 9, 2004
Arizona Republic
Top Critic

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.

Full Review… | September 2, 2004
Dallas Morning News
Top Critic

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

June 27, 2005
Greenwich Village Gazette

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

Full Review… | January 12, 2005
Flick Filosopher

This basic dichotomy of honest, urgent intentions and desultory, cheapskate expression marks OutFoxed from a fairly early moment and never really changes.

Full Review… | October 19, 2004
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Audience Reviews for Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism

½

No real surprises here. Most that watch this movie has already seen through Fox News and what it is and represents.

Tomassgringo
Thomas Johnston

Super Reviewer

½

"If you aren't outraged, you aren't paying attention."

ceWEBrity
Drew Smith

Super Reviewer

½

A great documentary on right wing propoganda.

Godless
James Alvarez

Super Reviewer

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