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The 2024 Buzz Has Started— for a Surprising Name

Tucker Carlson of Fox News is the focus of much speculation

(Newser) - The 2020 election is still months away, but it's evidently not too early to start the speculation about 2024. And in this case, the speculation centers on Tucker Carlson of Fox News, who is the subject of multiple stories—most notably at Politico and Business Insider —that explain... More »

Fox Anchor Out Amid Sexual Misconduct Accusations

Chief national correspondent Ed Henry fired after investigation into years-old incident

(Newser) - Fox News chief national correspondent Ed Henry is out of a job following an investigation into sexual misconduct claims. The America's Newsroom co-anchor was suspended Thursday after the network "received a complaint ... from a former employee's attorney involving willful sexual misconduct in the workplace years ago,"... More »

Fox's Ingraham Calls Out Conservatives

She slams those 'on the sidelines' in volatile times

(Newser) - Fox News host Laura Ingraham called out fellow conservatives in what the Daily Beast describes as "apocalyptic" terms Monday night. More precisely, she called out conservatives she accuses of remaining on the "sidelines" during turbulent times, per Mediaite . She suggested that the very future of the country is... More »

Fox News Pulls Doctored Pics of Seattle 'Zone'

The media giant says it 'regrets these errors'

(Newser) - Fox News has removed doctored images of Seattle's protest zone that made it look more like a war zone, the New York Times reports. One image, of a man armed with a rifle in front of a shattered storefront, was really two spliced together—of broken windows in downtown... More »

T-Mobile CEO: 'Bye-Bye, Tucker Carlson!'

Fox host dumped after Black Lives Matter remarks

(Newser) - Advertisers are once again deserting Tucker Carlson's show. The latest exodus follows the Fox host's attacks on the Black Lives Matter movement, the Los Angeles Times reports. He had said it is "soulless" and "craven" for companies and celebrities to support the movement and went after... More »

Meet the 'First Couple' of Fox News

It's Sean Hannity and Ainsley Earhardt, sources say

(Newser) - Sean Hannity and Ainsley Earhardt have been quietly seeing each other for quite some time, sources tell Vanity Fair . The magazine calls them "the first couple of Fox News," and recounts how they arrived together, via helicopter, to the wedding of another Fox couple last August. "Hannity... More »

Fox News: Sorry About That Stock Report

The graphic aired Friday on 'Special Report with Bret Baier'

(Newser) - Fox News apologized Saturday for how it displayed a chart correlating the stock market's performance with the aftermath of the deaths of George Floyd, Martin Luther King Jr., and Michael Brown, the AP reports. The graphic that aired Friday to illustrate market reactions to historic periods of civil unrest... More »

Tucker Carlson Goes After Trump

'How are you going to protect the country? How are you trying?'

(Newser) - Tucker Carlson is usually a staunch advocate of President Trump, but he lit into Trump on his Fox News show Monday night and into son-in-law Jared Kushner even more. Carlson complained that leaders on the local and national level have been too soft on protesters, and he noted that a... More »

Protesters Attack Fox News Reporter

Other media are encountering violence, too

(Newser) - A Fox News reporter was pummeled and chased by protesters who had gathered outside the White House early Saturday as part of nationwide unrest following the death of George Floyd, the AP reports. For several journalists across the country, the demonstrations were taking an ominous, dangerous turn. A television reporter... More »

Controversial Duo Has Disappeared From Fox

Daily Beast reports the network has cut ties with Diamond and Silk

(Newser) - Where are Diamond and Silk? The controversial duo, staunch supporters of President Trump who have lately been pushing conspiracy theories about the coronavirus, seem to have disappeared from their biggest stage, the Fox network. CNN media reporter Brian Stelter first noted that the sisters—Lynette "Diamond" Hardaway and Rochelle... More »

Trump Called It a Potential 'Game Changer.' No Longer

A coronavirus panel recommended against hydroxychloroquine's use on Tuesday

(Newser) - The bloom appears to be off the rose when it comes to the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine. President Trump has repeatedly touted it as a possible treatment for the novel coronavirus, but a yet-to-be-peer-reviewed study released Tuesday found there were more deaths among COVID-19 patients at US veteran hospitals who were... More »

Trump Not Happy With Fox News

President says network is 'on a bad path' after Nancy Pelosi interview

(Newser) - President Trump is a well-known fan of Fox News, but on Sunday, his words for the network weren't laudatory ones. "Nervous Nancy is an inherently 'dumb' person," he tweeted , referring to Nancy Pelosi's interview with Chris Wallace on Fox News Sunday. "She wasted all... More »

Michelle Obama Has a Gift for Children—and Parents

She'll read on-air for kids, just like Dana Perino has been doing on

(Newser) - Stuck at home with the kids? Michelle Obama will be reading children's books on PBS every Monday at noon for the next month, Fox News reports. "At this time when so many families are under so much stress, I'm excited to give kids a chance to practice... More »

She Said Virus Coverage Was to Hurt Trump. Now, a Parting

Fox Business host Trish Regan is no longer with the network after downplaying coronavirus

(Newser) - Two weeks ago, Trish Regan's Fox Business show went on "hiatus" after remarks she made dismissing the coronavirus as an "impeachment scam" hyped up by Democrats to make President Trump look bad. Now, the anchor and the network have officially "parted ways," per CNNBusiness . "... More »

Texas Lt. Gov.: Don't 'Sacrifice the Country' to Save Us Seniors

It's unclear just how many seniors agree with Dan Patrick on his thoughts about saving US economy

(Newser) - These are times in which we may all have to make some sacrifices, but in the Texas lieutenant governor's mind, senior citizens in the US should be ready to make the ultimate sacrifice. NBC News reports that Dan Patrick appeared on Tucker Carlson's Fox News show Monday night,... More »

Trump Talks Obama, Coronavirus, Insults in TV Town Hall

'When they hit us, we have to hit back'

(Newser) - President Trump defended the administration's response to the coronavirus and his confrontational style of name-calling political opponents as he fielded questions Thursday from select members of the public in his first TV town hall of the 2020 election cycle. Trump, who regularly calls his top Democratic presidential opponents "... More »

Disney Drops Iconic Name

New owner deletes 'Fox' from its logos and studios

(Newser) - The 20th Century Fox nameplate has been a Hollywood brand since the studio was created by a merger in 1935. No more. The Walt Disney Company is dropping "Fox" from the properties it added last year, Variety reports. That includes Fox Searchlight Pictures, which already is becoming Searchlight Pictures.... More »

Another Conservative News Channel Might Make It Big

One America News Network might sell for around $250M

(Newser) - President Trump supporters are aiming to buy a conservative news channel and possibly change the face of cable media, the Wall Street Journal reports. Hicks Equity Partners, owned by a Trump ally, is seeking other GOP donors to bid around $250 million for One America News Network. The move comes... More »

Gretchen Carlson Urges Fox to Release Her From NDA

'I want my voice back'

(Newser) - Gretchen Carlson says that three years after suing former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes for sexual harassment, she finds herself in a surreal situation: Her story has been turned into a movie and a TV mini-series, but she's banned from talking about her experiences. "Three years ago, receiving... More »

Chris Wallace of Fox Delivers Stinging Rebuke of Trump

President 'engaged in the most direct sustained assault on freedom of the press in our history'

(Newser) - Chris Wallace of Fox News has not been shy about voicing his criticism of President Trump, and he delivered a strong rebuke Wednesday night. "I believe that President Trump is engaged in the most direct sustained assault on freedom of the press in our history," Wallace said during... More »

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