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FOXNews investigates the atheist festival, gets it twisted.

FOXNews investigates the atheist festival, gets it twisted. | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
I know that Todd Starnes, and the religious right at Fox News have an agenda.Of course I know this ahead of time.

I realize that journalists edit down their interviews, but should strive to do so in an ethical manner. Such ‘ethical editing’ is not what happened on Friday as Fox News ‘reporter’ Todd Starnes wrote his story about the festival. But I expected that. Fortunately, I recorded this interview, (thanks for transcribing, Kate!) – It can be read in its entirety at the bottom, but you should read through this post first.

The controversy they are attempting to stir up surrounds our headlining music act, Aiden.

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Fox Host Kicks Atheist Off Show For Calling Jesus & the Nativity ‘An Insult’

Fox Host Kicks Atheist Off Show For Calling Jesus & the Nativity ‘An Insult’ | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
The atheists over at the Freedom From Religion Foundation aren't ashamed to let their anti-faith message be heard loud and clear.
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The Faux Rage About a False War on Christmas

The Faux Rage About a False War on Christmas | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
There is no war on Christmas; the idea is absurd at every level. You are probably being deafened by a rendition of "Jingle Bells" right now. But the Christian right is waging a war against reason. And they are winning.
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U.S. Media Has Blind Spot For Christian Extremism

U.S. Media Has Blind Spot For Christian Extremism | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

One can find all sorts of despicable examples of anti-atheist bias and other examples of blatant idiocy in the mainstream media. I cannot help wondering, however, if the more subtle forms of bias do even more damage. They facilitate ignorance and bigotry while masquerading as objective news. A recent post at Atheist Haven got me thinking about how the U.S. media typically handles clear examples of Christian extremism.

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