Fox News Unreliable Source Essay

1155 Words Apr 20th, 2011 5 Pages
The internet is the largest collection of accessible information ever, so it comes as no surprise that the internet is a major part of daily life. The use of the internet is so common that it has made its way into some important areas of society. Namely, the workplace, the educational system, and general leisure time, in and out of the home. However, people should understand that there are allot of unreliable sources that are waiting for you to enter their domain. Granted, there are reliable sources, as well. The difference is that a reliable source is there to provide readers or viewers with correct information. Namely, written and created by someone who has expertise in that subject like Microsoft. On the other hand, an unreliable …show more content…
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Furthermore, David Boylan Fox News station manager states “we paid three billion for these stations, and we will decide what the news is” (Arke). Steve Wilson and Jane Akre, a husband and wife investigative reporting team at WTVT, Fox’s Tampa Bay affiliate, thought they had a powerful story about the supermarkets in Florida selling milk produced with rBGH, a synthetic growth hormone developed by Monsanto that boosts milk production. As a result, the over production of milk causes infections in cows requiring increased use of antibiotics. Antibiotic residue found in milk because of inadequate monitoring. Scientists believe that rBGH boosted milk contains heighten levels of IGF-1, a hormone associated with breast, prostrate, and colon cancers. Samuel S. Epstein professor of environmental medicine at the University of Illinois is an expert in the field of artificial hormone rBGH; he has written several articles on this subject and books. One of his books named Seeds of Deception (Epstein).
It is, vital for consumers around the country to know the facts, but the story never aired, and Wilson and Akre are out of a job

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