San Francisco Chronicle: "SF assassination target calls for Fox News advertiser boycott"


The San Francisco Chronicle reported today:

Drummond Pike, the CEO of the San Francisco-based Tides Foundation -- which was the target of an assassination attempt by Groveland resident Byron Williams last summer -- has sent a letter to a dozen top Fox News advertisers, urging them to pull all their ads from the cable news network. Check out his letter here.

The connection? Pike cites jailhouse interviews with Williams like this one, where Williams says "I would have never started watching Fox News if it wasn't for the fact that Beck was on there. And it was the things that he did, it was the things he exposed that blew my mind."

"The next 'assassin' may succeed, and if so, there will be blood on many hands. The choice is yours. Please join my call to do the right thing in this regard and put Fox News at arm's length from your company by halting your advertising with them," Pike writes.


The Fox advertiser boycott is reminiscent of another one called by a Bay Area nonprofit -- Color of Change.

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