This is egregious even by FOX standards. Some diligent detective work by dKos diarist Democrashield has revealed that someone at FOX has been editing
August 14, 2007

fox-fb.jpg This is egregious even by FOX standards. Some diligent detective work by dKos diarist Democrashield has revealed that someone at FOX has been editing the Wikipedia pages of Brit Hume, Shepherd Smith, and Keith Olbermann (and most likely many others), removing substantially information provided by Media Matters. Check out Democrashield's fantastic sleuthing below...

dKos:

Someone at Fox News has been spending a good amount of time on Wikipedia recently.

In fact, you can view all of their edits here.

The IP listed is 12.167.224.228. According to Whois,

Search results for: 12.167.224.228

AT&T WorldNet Services ATT (NET-12-0-0-0-1)

12.0.0.0 - 12.255.255.255

FOX NEWS CHANNEL FOX-NEWS73-224-224M (NET-12-167-224-224-1)

12.167.224.224 - 12.167.224.255 Read more..

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