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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 »

Fox Nation Host Files Sexual Harassment Suit

Britt McHenry says complaints were ignored

(Newser) - Roger Ailes is gone, but the sexual harassment allegations at Fox News live on. Fox Nation host Britt McHenry filed a lawsuit against the network and former co-host George "Tyrus" Murdoch on Tuesday, saying Murdoch harassed her and Fox failed to deal with her complaints, the New York Times... More »

Trump Unloads on Fox News

He accuses them of pandering to Democrats

(Newser) - Looks like President Trump flicked on the TV, put his feet up, and—"Pathetic!" he tweeted Sunday after seeing Rep. Eric Swalwell and other Democrats appear on Fox News, per USA Today . "Don't get why @FoxNews puts losers on like @RepSwalwell (who got ZERO as presidential... More »

Shep Smith Just Opened His Wallet to Fight 'Garbage and Lies'

Former Fox News host donates $500K to Committee to Protect Journalists

(Newser) - Shepard Smith has been lying low since he abruptly left Fox News last month, but he reemerged Thursday in New York with quite a bang, and lots of bucks. The New York Times reports Smith served as the emcee of the International Press Freedom Awards, the annual black-tie fundraiser for... More »

Fox Hosts Advised Against It. Trump Weighs In Anyway

It's a big day on Capitol Hill for the proceedings

(Newser) - President Trump on Tuesday weighed in on the resumption of impeachment hearings, though two Fox News hosts had advised him to refrain. "What is going on is a disgrace and it’s an embarrassment to our nation,” Trump told reporters, per the Hill . His Twitter feed also filled... More »

Trump Gets Personal After Fox Host Interviews Scalise

He slams 'nasty, obnoxious' Chris Wallace

(Newser) - After Fox News host Chris Wallace clashed with House Minority Whip Steve Scalise over the impeachment inquiry in an interview Sunday, President Trump called him "nasty" and said he would never measure up to his father, late 60 Minutes lead reporter Mike Wallace. Scalise "blew the nasty &... More »

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 »

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