Fox Fails To Disclose Anti-EPA Guest's Ties To Coal And Oil Industries
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A Fox & Friends Sunday segment on EPA's proposed ozone standard featured George Jarkesy, a frequent Fox Business guest, who claimed that "everyone expects" EPA regulation "to add as much as a dollar per gallon of gas." Jarkesy also declared that cutting the EPA's budget by one-third "would create 1.2 million private sector jobs in America."
Fox identified Jarkesy as an "energy investor and managing member of John Thomas Capital Management Group." But Fox did not disclose that he also serves on the Board of Directors of America West Resources, a domestic coal mining company, and Radiant Oil and Gas, an oil and gas production company.
From the July 31 edition of Fox & Friends Sunday: