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By Joe Muto

ISBN-10: 0525953957

ISBN-13: 9780525953951

The “Fox Mole”—whose dispatches for Gawker made headlines in Businessweek, The Hollywood Reporter, or even on The ny instances website—delivers a humorous, opinionated memoir of his 8 years on the unfair, unbalanced Fox information Channel operating as an affiliate manufacturer for invoice O'Reilly.

think wanting to conceal your precise ideals simply to maintain a task you hated. Now think your task used to be generating the largest express at the largest cable information channel in the USA, and you’ll get a feeling of what lifestyles was once like for Joe Muto. As a self-professed bleeding-heart, godless liberal, Joe’s viewpoints truly didn’t mesh together with his employer—especially his direct manager, invoice O’Reilly.

So he did what any bold, career-driven individual might do. He destroyed his occupation, spectacularly. He grew to become Gawker’s so-called Fox Mole.

Joe’s posts on Gawker garnered greater than 2.5 million hits in a single week. He published pictures and data that Fox information by no means sought after uncovered, together with a few tremendous unflattering photos of Mitt Romney. The dragnet closed round him quickly—he was once fired inside thirty-six hours—so his top fabric by no means made it on-line. unlucky for his occupation because the Fox Mole, yet a treasure trove for publication readers.

An Atheist within the FOXhole has every little thing that liberals and Fox haters may possibly wish: information about how Fox’s right-wing ideology is promoted in the course of the channel; why particular angles and personalities are the one ones broadcasted; the weird tales Fox anchors truly believed (and handed directly to the public); and stories of behind-the-scenes mayhem and blunders, all a part of reporting Fox’s model of the scoop.

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Und wie innovativ ist unsere Wirtschaft tatsächlich noch? �Diese Wirtschaft tötet« Jenseits der Wohlstandszentren ist die Lage nahezu hoffnungslos. 2 Milliarden Menschen leiden auf unserem reichen Planeten, der dank der heutigen technologischen Möglichkeiten eine Weltbevölkerung von 12 Milliarden Menschen mit allen notwendigen Nahrungsmitteln versorgen könnte, an Mangelernährung, die Hälfte von ihnen hungert. Die UNO warnt, dass in den kommenden 15 Jahren weitere 70 Millionen Kinder noch vor ihrem 5.

Jahrhunderts einen wesentlichen Teil seiner Popularität verdankt, ist hohl und unglaubwürdig geworden: Weit mehr als Talent und eigene Anstrengung entscheidet inzwischen wieder die Herkunft darüber, ob der Einzelne einen der begehrten Logenplätze an der Spitze der gesellschaftlichen Einkommens- und Vermögenspyramide einnehmen kann. Sicher, es gibt sie noch, die Arbeitsplätze mit gutem Einkommen, die den klassischen Lebensstandard der Mittelschicht ermöglichen. Aber meist sind sie teuer erkauft: mit extremem Leistungsdruck und ständiger Verfügbarkeit, mit einem Leben für die Arbeit, in dem für Familie, Freunde und Freizeit kaum Raum bleibt.

Die große Frage ist nur: Was kommt dann? Zivilisation auf dem Rückzug In vielen Regionen dieser Welt ist die Zivilisation auf dem Rückzug. Kriege und Bürgerkriege haben den Nahen und Mittleren Osten und Teile Afrikas in einen lodernden Brandherd verwandelt. Staatliche Ordnungen zerfallen. Das Kommando übernehmen Clanführer, Warlords und Terrormilizen. Angst, Chaos, Gräueltaten und willkürliche Morde sind das Ergebnis. Nahezu überall haben die USA, aber auch europäische Staaten ihre Hände im Spiel.

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