Fox News, Once Home to Trump, Now Often Ignores Him

The former president hasn’t been interviewed on the Rupert Murdoch-owned cable network in more than 100 days, and other Republicans often get the attention he once did.

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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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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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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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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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DeSantis and the Media: (Not) a Love Story

The Florida governor and the mainstream press have had a rocky relationship that he has often worked to his advantage.

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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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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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Election Falsehoods Surged on Podcasts Before Capitol Riots, Researchers Find

A new study analyzed nearly 1,500 episodes, showing the extent to which podcasts pushed misinformation about voter fraud.

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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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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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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 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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CNN’s Chris Cuomo Advised Gov. Cuomo, Raising Ethics Questions

The host Chris Cuomo participated in strategy calls with aides to his brother, Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York, after sexual harassment allegations emerged this year.

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Where Will Rush Limbaugh’s 15 Million Listeners Go Now?

No one will have a megaphone like his again. But podcasters, “26-year-old conservatives on Instagram” and Sean Hannity all fill the void.

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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.

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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.

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How Right-Wing Radio Stoked Anger Before the Capitol Siege

Shows hosted by Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and other talk radio stars promoted debunked claims of a stolen election and urged listeners to “fight back.”

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Fox Settled a Lawsuit Over Its Lies. But It Insisted on One Unusual Condition.

Why did the network insist an agreement with the family of a murdered young man remain undisclosed until after the election?

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As Trump Reels, Fox News Has a Message for Viewers: Stick With Us

As allies abandon the president, his favorite network revives familiar villains for the Biden era. And the prospects for a Trump TV media venture are “greatly diminished.”

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How Trump’s Allies Are Still Defending Him: Denial, Deflection, Disinformation

They falsely claimed President Trump had no role in spurring the assault on the Capitol. They resorted to false equivalencies. Some even questioned whether the mob was an anti-Trump “false flag.”

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Vaccines Are Coming, but Pandemic Experts Expect a ‘Horrible’ Winter

With vaccines and a new administration, the pandemic will be tamed. But experts say the coming months “are going to be just horrible.”

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Why a Trump Loss May Be No Match for Rupert Murdoch’s Realpolitik

Fox News has lasted through “multiple presidents, and they’re going to be around for multiple more,” said one right-wing media executive.

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As Trump Recovers, He Retreats to a Conservative Media Safe Space

The president is opting for settings where there is virtually no risk he will encounter an uncomfortable question, but in doing so he is missing a chance to talk to a broader range of voters.

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Why Fox News Is Still in a Coronavirus Bubble

Humans will do figure eights to make facts suit their fictions. Laura Ingraham and Sean Hannity help the faithful do that.

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G.O.P. TV Ratings Fall Below Democrats, Despite Fox News’s Big Night

About 17 million tuned in on the Republican convention’s first night, compared with 19.7 million for the Democrats. Close to half of TV viewers at 10 p.m. were watching Fox News.

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The Incestuous Relationship Between Donald Trump and Fox News

In his new book, “Hoax,” Brian Stelter examines Fox’s role as a White House propaganda organ masquerading as conservative journalism.

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Boycotted. Criticized. But Fox News Leads the Pack in Prime Time.

Led by Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity, the channel’s pro-Trump lineup outranked every network from 8 to 11 p.m. in June and July.

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How Limbaugh, Hannity and Other Right-Wing Media Stars Are Amplifying Trump’s “Law and Order” Message

Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh and other conservative pundits have seized on the Portland protests as a pro-Trump rallying cry.

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Right-Wing Media Stars Amplify Trump’s ‘Law and Order’ Campaign Message

Sean Hannity, Rush Limbaugh and other conservative pundits have seized on the Portland protests as a pro-Trump rallying cry.

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Trump Says He ‘Aced’ Cognitive Test, but White House Won’t Release Details

President Trump has repeatedly ridiculed Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s fitness to be president. Mr. Biden’s campaign has called it a smear that has backfired.

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Seriously, Just Wear Your Mask

This is not complicated, folks.

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Tucker Carlson Beats Sean Hannity as Trump Briefings Give Fox News a Boost

The network’s ratings surged in April, but “Hannity” missed its top spot for the first time since 2017.

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Fox News Stars Touted a Malaria Drug, Until They Didn’t

Laura Ingraham called hydroxychloroquine “a game changer.” But after a month of coverage, she stopped discussing the drug on the air.

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Dr. Oz Faces Backlash After Coronavirus Comments

Dr. Mehmet Oz, a heart surgeon and television personality, said he “misspoke” on Fox News when he said that reopening schools “might be a trade-off some folks would consider.”

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Why Michael Savage Is Blasting Hannity and the Right-Wing Media on the Virus

Mr. Savage, the conservative radio host, is still loyal to President Trump but says right-wing media got it all wrong by doubting the severity of the coronavirus early on.

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As Fox News Played Down the Coronavirus, Its Chief Protected Himself

The cancellation of an 89th birthday party for Rupert Murdoch highlights a disconnect between his family’s behavior and statements made on air by some Fox commentators.

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How Right-Wing Pundits Are Covering Coronavirus

Following President Trump’s lead, many commentators have played down fears.

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