Fox parent company to disclose political giving

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The commission found no violation of campaign finance laws in December.

The liberal watchdog group Media Matters for America, a frequent critic of Fox, on Friday called News Corp.’s new disclosure policy a tacit admission that “they were on shaky ground” with the 2010 contributions.

“Unfortunately, the new policy has the style but not the substance of transparency,” executive vice president Ari Rabin-Havt said in an email. “Filing contribution information in the next calendar year in no way meets standards of disclosure. The public deserves to be informed about News Corp.’s financial backing of candidates before an election, so that they can assess for themselves the bias of the coverage they see on Fox News.”



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