Pedophilia, gang rape and erroneous Fox29 reporting.
Ensuing headlines on the Fox Web site corrected the language. Did the anchors and reporters at Fox News and other outlets consciously endorse the point of view of pedophiles and rapists? Probably not. But as the No. 1 source of slanted conservative language—I mean information—they probably didn’t lose any sleep, either. Here’s hoping they answer a wake-up call.
Get ready for RightNetwork, guaranteed to scare your grandma into thinking Barack Obama was born in Sierra Leone, or something!
My last column, the one where I interviewed a forensic semanticist and argued that it is technically incorrect and culturally dangerous to use the phrase “have sex with” to report on the rape of children, caused a bit of a ruckus.