Memos reveal how Fox News spun the health-care debate

The Daily Beast

Republican pollster Frank Luntz told Fox News that "If you call it a public option, the American people are split. If you call it the government option, the public is overwhelmingly against it.” A staff memo from Fox News Washington managing editor Bill Sammon followed: “Please use the term ‘government-run health insurance,’ or, when brevity is a concern, ‘government option,’ whenever possible."

  • Jim Romenesko

    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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