More Than 19 Million Watched Jan. 6 Hearing, Early Ratings Show

The number, which will grow as the count adds more networks, is in the ballpark of big television events like a “Sunday Night Football” game.

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Jan. 6 Committee Hearing: Heroes and Villains

Even some of the president’s closest allies knew his Big Lie was a lie. But it’s the Jan. 6 congressional committee bringing the truth to light.

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Fox News Doesn’t Plan to Carry Jan. 6 Hearings Live

Its sister network, the lower-rated Fox Business, will carry live coverage, while star prime-time hosts like Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity will proceed as usual.

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What Oprah Winfrey Knows About American History That Tucker Carlson Doesn’t

It is possible to opt out of far-right co-optation.

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The Buffalo Shooting and the Danger of White Replacement Theory

How replacement theory jeopardizes democracy.

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The Slaughter in Buffalo Hasn’t Quieted the Great Replacement Caucus

Neither did the slaughter in Pittsburgh or El Paso.

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The Buffalo Shooting Was Not a Random Act of Violence

The Buffalo killings are an extreme expression of a worldview that has become increasingly central to the identity of the Republican Party.

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Replacement Theory, a Fringe Belief Fueled Online, Is Refashioned by G.O.P.

Replacement theory, espoused by the suspect in the Buffalo massacre, has been embraced by some right-wing politicians and commentators.

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How J.D. Vance Won in Ohio: A Trump Endorsement, a Fox News Stage and Money

A big endorsement was decisive, but a cable news megaphone and a huge infusion of spending helped pave the way to victory.

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Tucker Carlson Is Proof That the Customer Isn’t Always Right

It’s one thing when you’re selling breakfast cereal. It’s another thing when you’re selling news.

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What DeSantis and His Republican Allies Are Doing Will Have Grave Costs

Discarding core commitments is not a small concession to changing times but an abject desecration of everything the G.O.P. long claimed to believe.

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How Tucker Carlson Reshaped Fox News — and Became Trump’s Heir

As the host turned a civil war at Fox to his advantage, he found himself at the forefront of the nativist forces transforming conservative politics.

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How Tucker Carlson Stoked White Fear to Conquer Cable

A string of setbacks made the pundit flee television, the Republican establishment and even his home. He re-emerged with what may be the most racist, and successful, show in the history of cable news.

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What to Know About Tucker Carlson’s Rise

A Times examination of the host’s career and singular influence at Fox News shows how his trajectory traces the transformation of American conservatism itself.

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Tucker Carlson Has a Cure for Declining Virility

A promo for an upcoming Fox show describes a testosterone “calamity” among American men, along with an unlikely treatment.

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How Russia Media Uses Fox News to Make Its Case

The conservative network has appeared hundreds of times in Russian media.

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Putin and the Myths of Western Decadence

Are we losing the traditional values that really matter?

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The Friend of Our Enemy Is Not a ‘Traitor’

Why we shouldn’t call critics of America’s “war” on Putin traitors 

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Chris Wallace Says Life at Fox News Became ‘Unsustainable’

As he starts a new streaming show at CNN, the longtime TV anchor reflects on his decision to leave Fox News after 18 years.

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Enes Kanter Freedom and the Consequences of Speaking Out

Enes Kanter Freedom has condemned human rights abuses in Turkey for years. Now he claims the N.B.A. is blackballing him as he focuses on abuses in China.

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Russia and Far-Right Americans Find Common Ground With Ukraine War

Some conservatives have echoed the Kremlin’s misleading claims about the war and vice versa, giving each other’s assertions a sheen of credibility.

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The Rise of the Tucker Carlson Politician

Two Republican Senate candidates field-test a new message honed in the cable-news studio.

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Theory About U.S.-Funded Bioweapons Labs in Ukraine Is Unfounded

Prominent conservative voices have mischaracterized remarks from American officials to amplify baseless claims promoted by Russian state media.

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Demanding That Ketanji Brown Jackson ‘Show Her Papers’

Too many Black people have had to present proof of their credentials at some point in their lives. It is humiliating and degrading.

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On ‘S.N.L.,’ Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham Make Amends

The episode, hosted by Oscar Isaac, spoofed the Fox News hosts and the former President Trump in a “Ukrainian Invasion Celebration Spectacular.”

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Jon Stewart on Why the Right Would ‘Rather Do a Deal With Putin than Pelosi’

The former host of ‘The Daily Show’ talks about Ukraine, misinformation and the lack of context in our modern conversations.

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Putin’s Aggression Leaves His Right-Wing Fan Club Squirming

The Russian strongman has for years been idolized by a Who’s Who of populist, nationalist leaders. They are now stumbling over what to say.

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Trump Praises Putin, Leaving Republicans in a Bind

G.O.P. leaders, while condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, were silent on comments made by the former president. Some figures on the right amplified them.

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Cable News Covers Ukraine With On-the-Ground Reporting and In-Studio Rhetoric

Fox News stars like Tucker Carlson questioned why Americans hated Vladimir Putin, and CNN showed Russian tanks and rockets in live war-zone dispatches.

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Fox News Hosts Play Down Russia’s Attack on Ukraine

Comments made by the stars of the network’s prime-time opinion programs came in contrast to coverage by its correspondents reporting from Ukraine.

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Biden Is Not the First President to Promise a Court Nominee From a Demographic Group

President Biden’s pledge to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court has drawn conservatives’ criticism. But they may just have a short memory.

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Republican Rift on Ukraine Could Undercut U.S. Appeals to Allies

G.O.P. leaders are attacking President Biden for what they call a weak response to Russian aggression, but their far-right flank is questioning U.S. involvement, and even its alliance with Kyiv.

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Can CNN’s Hiring Spree Get People to Pay for Streaming News?

The network’s boss, Jeff Zucker, tries to make up for lost time by signing Chris Wallace, Audie Cornish and Eva Longoria.

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Why Trump and DeSantis Are Talking About Australia

For conservatives, the country has become a symbol of coronavirus “tyranny.”

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Was the Jan. 6 Attack on the Capitol an Act of ‘Terrorism’?

A sharp rebuke of Senator Ted Cruz by the Fox News host Tucker Carlson has heightened a legal and semantic debate over a charged term.

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Jesse Watters’s Incendiary Fauci Comments Follow a Fox News Pattern

Comments by Jesse Watters, a host of “The Five,” were in keeping with previous derogatory remarks about Dr. Anthony Fauci by hosts and conservatives.

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From Fox News to Trump’s Big Lie, the Line Is Short and Direct

Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham are just the tip of the trouble.

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Fox News Hosts Take the Offensive About Texts to Meadows

Stars of the most-watched cable channel continued to downplay the Jan. 6 attack and back Donald J. Trump while criticizing the investigation of the Capitol siege.

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Charlottesville Extremists Lose in Court, but Replacement Theory Lives On

Organizers of the “Unite the Right” demonstration suffered a damaging legal defeat this week. But four years after the rally, their message has seeped closer to the conservative mainstream.

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Tucker Carlson’s ‘Patriot Purge’ Special Leads Two Fox News Contributors to Quit

Jonah Goldberg and Stephen Hayes, stars of a brand of conservatism that has fallen out of fashion, decide they’ve had enough.

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Holocaust Scholar to Testify at Charlottesville Trial

In a Charlottesville courtroom, Deborah E. Lipstadt will testify to the persistence of antisemitism, and its links to present-day politics.

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The Viktor Orban Effect: Why U.S. Conservatives Love Hungary

Some U.S. conservatives are taking a cue from Prime Minister Viktor Orban — how to use the power of the state to win the culture wars.

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Watchdog to Investigate Tucker Carlson’s Claim N.S.A. Spied on Him

Tucker Carlson accused the government of intercepting his emails without disclosing that he had been reaching out to the Kremlin.

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On Fox News, Vaccination Pleas Intensify, but Skepticism Persists

Amid mixed messages on the channel, the hosts Sean Hannity and Steve Doocy encourage viewers to get Covid-19 shots as the Delta variant spreads.

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Fox News Hosts Smear Covid Vaccine, Despite Outbreaks Among Unvaccinated

Months after Rupert Murdoch got a Covid-19 dose, one of his network’s stars, Tucker Carlson, called a Biden vaccination proposal “the greatest scandal in my lifetime.”

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The Right Goes All In on Ignorance

Why Tucker Carlson called General Milley a pig.

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Tech Giants, Fearful of Proposals to Curb Them, Blitz Washington With Lobbying

Executives, lobbyists, and more than a dozen groups paid by Big Tech have tried to head off bipartisan support for six bills meant to undo the dominance of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google.

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Tucker Carlson Calls Journalists ‘Animals.’ He’s Also Their Best Source.

His platform on Fox News made him a big player in Donald Trump’s circle. Off camera, he shapes the coverage of Trump’s world and Fox’s own internal politics.

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No, there is no evidence that the F.B.I. organized the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.

The term “unindicted co-conspirators” generally refers to individuals for whom there is insufficient evidence to bring charges or who have cut a deal. “Legally, it wouldn’t make sense to call informants co-conspirators,” said one legal expert.

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Tucker Carlson Is the New Donald Trump

You don’t just give your detractors agita. You give them material.

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