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After Tucker Carlson Trailer Aired: 'Not Sure How We Can Stay'

Fox News contributors Jonah Goldberg, Stephen Hayes quit over Carlson's series about Jan. 6 riot

(Newser) - Liz Cheney, Adam Kinzinger, and Geraldo Rivera have all blasted Tucker Carlson's Patriot Purge, a controversial program about the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol that streamed on Fox Nation. Now, add two Fox News contributors to that list—or, rather, former Fox News contributors. The New York Times...

A Tucker Carlson Trailer Angers Geraldo Rivera

Trailer for upcoming Fox series raises 'false flag' theory about Jan. 6 riot

(Newser) - Trailers are meant to generate attention, and Tucker Carlson has clearly succeeded on that front. But the newly released teaser for Carlson's upcoming series for the Fox Nation streaming service also is taking flak from Fox colleague Geraldo Rivera as well as some Republican lawmakers, reports the Hill . The...

Neil Cavuto of Fox News: 'I'm Begging You' to Get Vaccine

Immunocompromised anchor says his own case illustrates the importance

(Newser) - Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto pleaded with the network's viewers on Sunday to get vaccinated. “Take the political speaking points and toss them for now,” the 63-year-old said on Fox's MediaBuzz show, per the Washington Post . “I’m begging you—toss them and think of...

Dan Bongino to Boss: It's Me or Vax Mandate

Vaccinated radio host tells Cumulus Media to choose

(Newser) - Right-wing radio host Dan Bongino dared his radio distributor to cancel his show on Monday in response to its "unethical" and "immoral" vaccine mandate. Cumulus Media, which carries The Dan Bongino Show on hundreds of stations, announced in August that it would require employees to be vaccinated against...

Report: Giuliani 'Really Hurt' After Fox News Ban

Sources tell Politico's 'Playbook' that ex-NYC mayor, son Andrew aren't allowed on network for now

(Newser) - Politico's "Playbook" newsletter featured quite the scoop Friday morning: Rudy Giuliani has been banned from Fox News for three months, it says, and the order supposedly came from "the top." Sources say the ex-New York City mayor and onetime attorney for former President Trump found...

'One of the Most Iconic Brands' on TV Is Coming Back

New episodes of 'Cops' to debut next month on Fox Nation

(Newser) - Fox News Media is reviving the long-running TV series Cops for its Fox Nation streaming service as part of a pitch to entice police, firefighters, and other first responders to sign up for the service, reports the AP . Fox Nation will debut four episodes of the show's 33rd season...

Fox Orders Employees to Disclose Vax Status

It was a voluntary self-report until now, but new directive from CEO has changed things up

(Newser) - On Fox News, the topic of vaccine passports has been a hot one, with show hosts such as Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity claiming the concept of asking someone for proof of vaccination is an invasion of privacy and an un-American infringement on one's rights. It's not yet...

Matt Gaetz's New Targets: Paul Ryan, Fox News

Fla. congressman slams former House speaker, a fellow Republican

(Newser) - Matt Gaetz's new podcast debuted Thursday, and he used his inaugural episode of Firebrand to go after a former GOP bigwig. Mediaite reports the Republican congressman from Florida used part of his time to lament how far Fox News, where he used to be a regular commentator, has fallen....

Fox Worker's Suit: Napolitano Harassed Me, Kudlow Uses Slurs

Network says it has 'parted ways' with Napolitano amid new sexual harassment claims

(Newser) - Fox News has dumped legal analyst Andrew Napolitano, on the heels of a lawsuit alleging the former New Jersey Superior Court judge sexually harassed a Fox Business production assistant. Deadline and Adweek report that employee, 27-year-old John Fawcett, filed his complaint against the network in New York on Monday, seeking...

Lindell's Latest Dispute Is With Network That Helped Make Him

MyPillow CEO says he's pulling ads from Fox after he claims it wouldn't air commercial

(Newser) - Mike Lindell says he has proof the presidency was stolen from Donald Trump in 2020, and next month he's set to livestream a cyber symposium that will allegedly present said proof. It's his commercial promoting the event, however, that's at the center of a dispute with Fox...

Hannity Endorses 'Science of Vaccination'

He implores Fox viewers to 'take COVID seriously,' and Steve Doocy does the same

(Newser) - Comments made by two Fox News hosts on Monday were generating attention in regard to COVID, but not for reasons critics of the network might expect:
  • Sean Hannity: "Please take COVID seriously, I can't say it enough," said the prime-time show host, per the Hill . "Enough

Tucker Carlson's Bread and Butter: 'White Grievance'

In deep dive into Fox host's history, 'WaPo' explores Carlson's role as the 'voice of white America'

(Newser) - From an outsider's perspective, Tucker Carlson, host of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight, could be seen as a man of ambition who rose to become one of conservative media's biggest stars, now boasting a nightly audience of nearly 3 million, with millions more fans on social media. From...

New Details Emerge on Carlson's NSA Controversy

Axios reports his texts may have been 'incidentally collected' by agency

(Newser) - Last week, Tucker Carson of Fox News caused a stir by accusing the National Security Agency of spying on him and trying to get his show off the air, allegations the NSA denied . Now, a report from Jonathan Swan at Axios appears to shed light on the controversy. It seems...

Fox Decides Weather Is the New Politics

As cable news ratings fall, streaming weather channels will try to pick up the slack

(Newser) - The news can slow down at times—over a holiday weekend, for example. And with the presidential election over, national demand for political news has eased, too, with ratings for the major cable news channels all down this year. But weather is hotter than ever. So Fox Weather, a 24/7...

Fox: Fired Anchor Is Embarrassing Himself With Lawsuit

Ed Henry sues network, CEO for defamation

(Newser) - Ed Henry, the former Fox anchor fired last year over sexual misconduct allegations, says the network is led by hypocrites who have smeared his name. In a lawsuit filed against the network and CEO Suzanne Scott Wednesday, Henry accuses Scott of covering up sexual misconduct by senior Fox management, USA ...

NSA: No, We're Not Spying on Tucker Carlson
NSA Responds
to Tucker Carlson's
Spying Claims

NSA Responds to Tucker Carlson's Spying Claims

Fox News host said he'd 'confirmed' that was happening, but agency says nope

(Newser) - Tucker Carlson is claiming the US government is reading his private emails in an attempt to take his show off the air. "The Biden administration is spying on us," the host of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight said on Monday's show. "We have confirmed that."...

One of Reporters' Best Sources Is Their Biggest Critic

Tucker Carlson loves giving the inside scoop to journalists, writes Ben Smith

(Newser) - Tucker Carlson is always going after journalists, the group he has described as "cringing animals who are not worthy of respect." But in his latest media column for the New York Times , Ben Smith writes about what he calls one of DC's "open secrets"—Carlson...

PAC Co-Founder: Fox Rejected Our Ad on Capitol Riot

MeidasTouch's minute-long spot had emotional interviews with members of law enforcement

(Newser) - A new ad about the chaos and violence faced by police officers during the Capitol riot features emotional interviews with some of those officers, but it doesn't look like Fox News viewers will get to see it anytime soon. Ben Meiselas, co-founder of the liberal, anti-Trump MeidasTouch PAC, tells...

Liz Cheney: I'm Not Running for President

She tells Fox it has a 'particular obligation' to push back against Trump's election lies

(Newser) - Rep. Liz Cheney says she'll do "whatever it takes" to keep Donald Trump from returning to the White House, but that's not going to include challenging him for the GOP nomination in 2024. Cheney—who left the possibility open in interviews earlier this week—told Bret Baier...

Riot Defense: Too Much Fox
Riot Defense:
Too Much Fox 

Riot Defense: Too Much Fox

Anthony Antonio started believing the election misinformation, lawyer tells judge

(Newser) - Anthony Antonio, who was out of work, spent the six months before the attack on the US Capitol watching Fox News, his lawyer said, absorbing every lie told about the presidential election being stolen from former President Trump. When the pandemic took his job in Chicago, the Washington Post reports,...

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