Fox News Refutes Applause Conspiracy

By Andrew Gauthier 


It all started with Michael Moore (as it often does).

The filmmaker tweeted about Fox News ‘altering’ a video to make it look like nobody was applauding for Pres. Barack Obama. But its not true.


Fox News posted a clip from Pres. Obama’s speech at West Point, and when comparing it to the White House video, the audience applause appears to be missing. Some sites like The Huffington Post joined Moore in jumping to the audio conclusion, but it sounded fishy–conspiracy theories aside, why would Fox News intentionally take out applause?

Fox News explained to Mediaite what happened More…