Sean Hannity Told Trump After Jan. 6: ‘No More Stolen Election Talk’

The Fox News host discussed with the White House press secretary how to dissuade the president from pursuing claims of voter fraud, newly disclosed documents show.

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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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Jesse Watters of Fox News Is Promoted to an Evening Slot

Mr. Watters, a sardonic conservative with a pro-Trump bent, will take over the 7 p.m. hour.

#fox-news-channel, #murdoch-rupert, #news-and-news-media, #oreilly-bill, #scott-suzanne, #television, #tucker-carlson-tonight-tv-program, #watters-jesse

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.

#carlson-tucker, #cruz-ted, #fox-news-channel, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #terrorism, #united-states-politics-and-government

Sean Hannity Is Asked to Cooperate in Jan. 6 Inquiry as Panel Details Texts

The committee told Mr. Hannity it had obtained “dozens of text messages” he exchanged with senior Trump White House officials around the time of the riot.

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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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Fox News’ Request to Dismiss Dominion’s Defamation Suit Is Rejected

Dominion, an election technology company, has accused the network of defaming it by spreading false claims that it was involved in rigging vote counts in the 2020 election.

#decisions-and-verdicts, #dominion-voting-systems-corp, #fox-news-channel, #libel-and-slander, #rumors-and-misinformation, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #voter-fraud-election-fraud

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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Fox News Hosts Sent Texts to Mark Meadows During Jan. 6 Attack

Afterward, on their shows, Laura Ingraham spread the false claim of antifa involvement, and Sean Hannity referred to the 2020 election as a “train wreck.”

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Chris Wallace Leaves Fox News as Right-Wing Hosts Hold Sway

The “Fox News Sunday” anchor had been with the network for 18 years, and often dissented from the views of his pro-Trump colleagues.

#fox-news-channel, #news-and-news-media, #politics-and-government, #television, #wallace-chris-1947

Chris Wallace to Leave Fox News

The “Fox News Sunday” host said on his program, “I want to try something new.”

#fox-news-channel, #news-and-news-media, #politics-and-government, #television, #wallace-chris-1947

Don’t Let ‘Treeson’ Drive You Out of New York City

Not everyone can make it in New York.

#christmas-trees, #fox-news-channel, #new-york-city, #news-corporation

Fox Christmas Tree Catches Fire in New York City

The police said that a man was in custody in relation to the blaze. The 50-foot tree had been ceremonially lit days earlier in an “All-American” festive broadcast.

#avenue-of-the-americas-manhattan-ny, #christmas-trees, #fires-and-firefighters, #fox-news-channel, #new-york-city

What Does the U.S. Owe Separated Families? A Political Quandary Deepens

Seizing on premature news of potential $450,000 payments, conservatives have added new complications to an effort to compensate migrant families separated by the Trump administration.

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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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The G.O.P. Is Giddy Over ‘C.R.T.’ But Democrats Aren’t Helpless.

The culture wars are never over. That doesn’t mean they always have to end the same way.

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Smartmatic Sues Newsmax and One America News Network, Claiming Defamation

Smartmatic, an election technology company that faced baseless accusations of rigging the 2020 election, has filed a similar lawsuit against Fox News.

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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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No, Vaccine Mandates Aren’t an Attack on Freedom

It’s hard to imagine a worse case for defending personal choice.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #fox-news-channel, #rumors-and-misinformation, #united-states-politics-and-government, #vaccination-and-immunization

Clarissa Ward of CNN Looks Back on the Afghanistan War

The network’s chief international correspondent, one of the most visible reporters during the withdrawal of U.S. troops, decided to become a reporter after an epiphany on 9/11.

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The Snake Oil Theory of the Modern Right

How the nutritional supplement business has helped foster extremism.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #diet-and-nutrition, #dietary-supplements-and-herbal-remedies, #fox-news-channel, #fringe-groups-and-movements, #jones-alex-1974, #right-wing-extremism-and-alt-right

How Eric Coomer Became the ‘Perfect Villain’ for Voting Conspiracists

Eric Coomer had an election-security job at Dominion Voting Systems. He also had posted anti-Trump messages on Facebook. What happened next ruined his life.

#antifa-movement-us, #coomer-eric, #dominion-voting-systems-corp, #fox-news-channel, #giuliani-rudolph-w, #presidential-election-of-2020, #rumors-and-misinformation, #trump-donald-j, #voter-fraud-election-fraud, #voting-and-voters

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.

#carlson-tucker, #espionage-and-intelligence-services, #fox-news-channel, #national-security-agency, #news-and-news-media, #surveillance-of-citizens-by-government, #united-states-politics-and-government

Why Do Republicans Hate Cops?

Turning their backs on the ones who had their backs.

#fox-news-channel, #police, #republican-party, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-capitol-police, #united-states-politics-and-government

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.

#carlson-tucker, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #deaths-fatalities, #doocy-steve, #fox-news-channel, #hannity-sean, #ingraham-laura-a, #kilmeade-brian, #murdoch-rupert, #news-and-news-media, #rumors-and-misinformation, #vaccination-and-immunization

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.”

#carlson-tucker, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #fox-news-channel, #ingraham-laura-a, #media, #news-and-news-media, #rumors-and-misinformation, #television, #vaccination-and-immunization

The Right Goes All In on Ignorance

Why Tucker Carlson called General Milley a pig.

#carlson-tucker, #discrimination, #fox-news-channel, #global-warming, #republican-party, #rumors-and-misinformation, #united-states-politics-and-government

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.

#bender-michael-c, #carlson-tucker, #content-type-personal-profile, #fox-news-channel, #hagan-joe, #news-and-news-media, #news-sources-confidential-status-of, #stelter-brian, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #washington-dc, #wolff-michael-1953

France Is Becoming More Like America. It’s Terrible.

Culture wars, fueled by Fox News-style provocation, have arrived in France.

#cnews-canal-plus-sa, #elections, #fox-news-channel, #france, #le-pen-marine, #macron-emmanuel-1977, #news-and-news-media, #television

Fox News Intensifies Its Pro-Trump Politics as Dissenters Depart

Donna Brazile, a Democratic analyst, has left the Murdoch-owned network as some hosts and journalists who questioned Donald Trump have exited or been sidelined.

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Juan Williams, a Liberal Outlier at Fox News, Is Leaving ‘The Five’

He will continue contributing to the cable network as a senior political analyst based in Washington.

#cable-television, #fox-news-channel, #news-and-news-media, #the-five-tv-program, #williams-juan

Fox News Files to Dismiss Dominion’s Lawsuit Over 2020 Election Coverage

The Rupert Murdoch-controlled company argues that news networks cannot be penalized for presenting a president’s claims about electoral interference, even if they prove false.

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Tucker Carlson Is the New Donald Trump

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

#carlson-tucker, #content-type-personal-profile, #fox-news-channel, #news-and-news-media, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

New York Post Reporter Who Wrote False Kamala Harris Story Resigns

The front-page article in the Murdoch tabloid claimed that copies of a children’s book by the vice president were given to migrant children as part of a “welcome kit.”

#fox-news-channel, #harris-kamala-d, #immigration-and-emigration, #italiano-laura, #new-york-post, #news-and-news-media, #poole-keith-editor

Why Tucker Carlson Is Obsessed With Kristen Clarke

She’s a fighter for civil rights. Of course Fox News is trying to smear her.

#anti-defamation-league, #carlson-tucker, #civil-rights-and-liberties, #clarke-kristen-1974, #fox-news-channel, #justice-department, #legal-profession, #united-states-politics-and-government

Smartmatic says disinformation on Fox News about the election was ‘no accident.’

The company was responding to a motion filed by Fox that argued that mentions of Smartmatic were part of its reporting on a newsworthy event.

#fox-broadcasting-co, #fox-business-network, #fox-news-channel, #libel-and-slander, #presidential-election-of-2020, #smartmatic-sgo-group, #suits-and-litigation-civil

Piers Morgan Can’t Wait to Bring the Worst of America Home

British TV executives see opportunity — and money to be made — in bringing American cable-style clashes to their screens.

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Journalists Rebel at NewsNation, a Newcomer in Cable News

Two top editors at the channel’s new prime-time newscast resigned amid staff complaints of a right-wing tilt and concern over the involvement of the former Fox News chief Bill Shine.

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Do Liberals Care if Books Disappear?

The Dr. Seuss cancellation illustrates all the problems that they used to have with censorship.

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Lachlan Murdoch and Jason Kilar on the Future of Fox and CNN

At a conference, the chiefs of the media giants made news.

#cnn, #fox-news-channel, #kilar-jason, #murdoch-lachlan, #news-and-news-media, #warner-media-llc

How Pro-Trump Forces Pushed a Lie About Antifa at the Capitol Riot

On social media, cable networks and even in the halls of Congress, supporters of Donald J. Trump tried to rewrite history in real time, pushing the fiction that left-wing agitators were to blame for the violence on Jan. 6.

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Congressional Committee Presses Cable Providers on Election Fraud Claims

Before a hearing scheduled for Wednesday, Democratic members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee asked cable companies what they did to combat “the spread of misinformation.”

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Rush Limbaugh and the Petrification of Conservatism

An extraordinary career for the man, a long defeat for his ideology.

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As Fox News Struggles at Home, Murdoch Brings Its Playbook to the U.K.

His venture and another upstart by a rival group of investors will challenge the BBC and Britain’s efforts to guard against political bias in television news.

#british-broadcasting-corp, #fox-news-channel, #gb-news, #great-britain, #murdoch-rupert, #news-and-news-media, #news-uk-tv, #regulation-and-deregulation-of-industry, #television

How Media Differs in Coverage of Trump Impeachment Trial

Descriptions like “very powerful” and “really stellar” on MSNBC and CNN. And “asinine” and “irrational” on Fox News.

#cable-television, #carlson-tucker, #cnn, #cooper-anderson, #cuomo-christopher, #fox-news-channel, #hannity-sean, #impeachment, #ingraham-laura-a, #maddow-rachel, #msnbc, #news-and-news-media, #newsmax-media, #one-america-news-network, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #trump-donald-j-jr

You Can Barely Tell It’s the Same Trial in Cable Impeachment Coverage

Descriptions like “very powerful” and “really stellar” on MSNBC and CNN. And “asinine” and “irrational” on Fox News.

#cable-television, #carlson-tucker, #cnn, #cooper-anderson, #cuomo-christopher, #fox-news-channel, #hannity-sean, #impeachment, #ingraham-laura-a, #maddow-rachel, #msnbc, #news-and-news-media, #newsmax-media, #one-america-news-network, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #trump-donald-j, #trump-donald-j-jr

Can We Put Fox News on Trial With Trump?

Even if we can’t impeach media companies, we can do more to hold them accountable for sowing sedition.

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Fox Files Motion to Dismiss Smartmatic’s $2.7 Billion Defamation Suit

In a court filing, Rupert Murdoch’s media company says it had the right to broadcast the debunked claims of election fraud promoted by President Donald Trump’s legal team on Fox News and Fox Business.

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Lawsuits Take the Lead in Fight Against Disinformation

Defamation cases have made waves across an uneasy right-wing media landscape, from Fox to Newsmax.

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