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Former Fox Employees Want to Be Released From NDAs

Gretchen Carlson, Julie Roginsky talk to CBS This Morning

(Newser) - NBC said last week it would release former employees from their non-disclosure agreements if asked, and now six former Fox News employees are asking that network to do the same. Among those employees are Gretchen Carlson and Julie Roginsky, who spoke to CBS News about their request. "The way... More »

In First Return to Fox, Megyn Kelly Slams NBC

Former 'Today' host calls for outside investigation over Matt Lauer

(Newser) - Megyn Kelly returned to her old network this week just long enough to tear into her other old network. In an interview on Tucker Carlson Tonight, Kelly called for an outside investigation of NBC concerning the sexual misconduct allegations against former colleague Matt Lauer. "They investigated themselves," Kelly... More »

Trump Critic Shepard Smith Is Out at Fox News

Anchor says the decision was his

(Newser) - One of the few Fox News anchors to criticize President Trump is leaving the network. Shepard Smith, who has worked for Fox News since it launched in 1996, made the announcement during his show Friday afternoon, USA Today reports. Smith said the decision was his. "It’s been an... More »

Trump Responds to Negative Fox News Poll

Pollster 'sucks' and network 'doesn't deliver for us anymore'

(Newser) - A new Fox News poll delivered bad news for President Trump, showing that 51% of respondents supported his impeachment and removal from office. It caught the attention of Trump himself, who clearly wasn't pleased. "Whoever their Pollster is, they suck," the president tweeted , adding that Fox "... More »

Fox Poll Shows 55% in Favor of Impeachment

Most of them also want Trump removed from office

(Newser) - President Trump has been known to dismiss unfavorable polls as "FAKE NEWS," but the latest one comes from an outlet he has praised in the past. Fox says that according to its poll , a record 51% of voters want Trump to be impeached and removed from office. Another... More »

Why Liberals Should Be Watching Fox News

Columnist Farhad Manjoo says the 'fate of the republic' may be playing out on the network

(Newser) - New York Times columnist Farhad Manjoo is not a fan of Fox News. But in his latest column , he confides that he's watching the network obsessively these days—and he recommends that others do the same, especially liberals. Why? How's this for a reason: "It is no... More »

Sarah Sanders' First Day on Fox: I 'Loved' Working for Trump

She's also got a new book on the way from St. Martin's Press

(Newser) - It's been a few months since we've seen Sarah Sanders appear regularly in front of the camera after she announced in June she was stepping down from her White House post, but we're about to find her on our TV screens a whole lot more. Friday marked... More »

Trump Has Been Slamming Fox. He Won't Like This Rebuttal

Neil Cavuto delivers a lengthy rebuke to president

(Newser) - Things have gotten testy between President Trump and his favorite network, Fox News. Now, after Trump complained to his supporters that "Fox isn't working for us anymore!" network host Neil Cavuto has responded with a four-minute critique of the president. (You can watch it here .) “... More »

Sarah Sanders Has a New Job

She'll join Fox News as an analyst next month

(Newser) - Sarah Sanders is returning to the public eye. The former White House press secretary is joining Fox News as a political analyst, the network announced . Her first appearance will be on Fox & Friends Sept. 6. Sanders served as press secretary from July 2017 through June of this year, though... More »

Charlize Theron's Look in New Trailer Makes Waves

'Charlize looks more like Megyn Kelly than Megyn Kelly does'

(Newser) - Megyn Kelly hasn't landed a new gig playing herself in a film about Roger Ailes' downfall at Fox News—but viewers of the new trailer for Bombshell could be forgiven for thinking otherwise. Charlize Theron plays the former Fox anchor in the clip, which features a tense elevator ride... More »

Trump 'Doesn't Believe' Fox News Poll Results

'There's something going on at Fox,' he says

(Newser) - A Fox News poll showing President Trump behind the four leading Democratic candidates is evidence that there is something wrong with Fox News, according to the president. Trump, formerly very cozy with the network, slammed Fox over the poll results Sunday, saying he simply doesn't believe them, the Hill... More »

Tucker Carlson's Job Looks Safe Amid New Controversy

Fox host made controversial comments on white supremacy before leaving for vacation

(Newser) - Fox News' Tucker Carlson is once again in the hot seat over controversial comments, and Carlson is now on vacation until Aug. 19 as critics ramp up calls for an advertiser boycott. The latest flap is Carlson's assertion, in the wake of the El Paso mass shooting , that white... More »

Tucker Carlson Calls White Supremacy a 'Hoax'

He's right, says former KKK leader

(Newser) - Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson faced criticism Wednesday for declaring white supremacy "a hoax," the same day President Trump visited El Paso, Texas, after a white gunman who had written an anti-Hispanic rant killed 22 people. Carlson's remarks Tuesday came with the nation rubbed raw by... More »

Fox's Ed Henry Delivers Emotional On-Air News

Correspondent is donating part of his liver to his sister this week

(Newser) - When Fox & Friends came back from a commercial break on Sunday morning, chief national correspondent Ed Henry delivered some unexpected news: "So, I'm going to donate part of my liver on Tuesday," he told his co-hosts, per Mediaite . See the clip here . Henry struggled with his... More »

New Trump Attack on Media Has Surprise Target

President goes after Fox News, or at least its weekend crew

(Newser) - Not surprising: President Trump went after the New York Times on Twitter on Sunday, accusing it of writing "phony and exaggerated" stories about migrant detention centers. More surprising: Trump also went after Fox News in a three-tweet barrage—or at least the network's weekend crew. Watching the Fox... More »

Buttigieg: I Don't Care About 'Grotesque' Trump Tweets

Trump complains about Fox giving candidate airtime

(Newser) - President Trump has claimed that Pete Buttigieg is the Democratic 2020 hopeful he is "rooting for"—but that doesn't mean he wants to see him on his TV. "Hard to believe that @FoxNews wasting airtime on Mayor Pete, as Chris Wallace likes to call him,... More »

Warren Uses 7 Tweets to Reject Offer From Fox

She won't appear at town hall, denounces network as a 'hate-for-profit racket'

(Newser) - Bernie Sanders and Amy Klobuchar have already done town halls on Fox News, and Kirsten Gillibrand and Pete Buttigieg are on the schedule, notes CNN . Fellow candidate Elizabeth Warren? That would be no, and "no" would be an understatement, based on the seven-tweet explanation she offered Tuesday on why... More »

Tucker Carlson Offers Rare Apology

It has to do with Joe Biden

(Newser) - It's not often Tucker Carlson offers up an apology, let alone a "sincere" one, though that's what the Fox News host said he wanted to do Wednesday. Carlson kicked off his show by saying he wanted to begin with an apology "that has to do with... More »

Fox Yanks Judge Jeanine’s Show

Network quietly pulls pundit's show on Saturday evening after controversy

(Newser) - Justice With Judge Jeanine went quiet on Saturday night, reports the New York Times , with Fox News pulling Jeanine Pirro's 9pm show in favor of a re-run of Scandalous. The network had little to say on the matter—"We’re not commenting on internal scheduling matters"—and... More »

As More Old Audio Surfaces, Fox's Carlson Digs In

His defenders accuse liberal Media Matters of ginning up false outrage

(Newser) - The liberal Media Matters for America isn't done with Fox's Tucker Carlson yet. For the second day in a row, it is out with old audio of Carlson saying controversial things on the Bubba the Love Sponge radio show. As with day one , the clips are from 2006... More »

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