Fox Fires Reporters For Telling the Truth About Milk: " Fox Fires Reporters For Telling the Truth About Milk
You may recall a report I posted two years ago that Monsanto was slowing down sales of its bovine growth hormone (BGH). Shortly before the slowdown in the production of Posilac, however, a pair of investigative reporters lost a legal battle with the Fox Network, simply for telling the truth behind a dangerous and needless food additive, so persuasively described in this interesting video.
The conflict stemmed from a 1997 report to be aired by a Fox TV affiliate in Florida about the dangers of BGH until lawyers for Monsanto sent letters promising 'dire consequences' if the story aired. After attempts by Fox to bribe the reporters to keep quiet failed, the station agreed to air a revised version of the report. Eighty-three edits later, the report was shelved and the courts took over.
Although a lower court ruled in favor of the reporters for some $425,000, a Florida appeals court denied them whistleblower protection, claiming Fox, and the media in gen"