October 6, 2009 | By Kevin Bankston

Fact Check on FOX News' Misleading PATRIOT Act Reporting

Unfortunately, it appears that the only television news network that's been regularly covering the PATRIOT Act renewal process in Congress has been FOX News, and their coverage has seemed a lot more like pro-PATRIOT propaganda than unbiased news reporting. Fortunately, Julian Sanchez of The Cato Institute has been fact-checking them closely, in this detailed blog post and in this illuminating video:

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Once you're done watching Sanchez's video, you may also want to check out his roundup of the latest PATRIOT news and analysis from around the web. You should also take a look at — and consider participating in — the Facebook and Twitter activism that's brewing around the Get FISA Right grassroots group.

Finally, if you haven't already, visit our action center to contact your Senators and demand PATRIOT reform!


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