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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Newsmax Apologizes for False Claims of Vote-Rigging by a Dominion Employee

The right-wing news site said it had found “no evidence” for pro-Trump conspiracy theories about Eric Coomer, who was Dominion’s director of product strategy and security.

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How Kids, Lawsuits and Legislation Can Save Democracy

Three ways out of America’s infodemic.

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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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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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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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‘They Have Not Legitimately Won’: Pro-Trump Media Keeps the Disinformation Flowing

After Biden’s inauguration, right-wing media outlets are pushing false voter-fraud conspiracy theories and predicting more political conflict ahead.

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Fox News Fires a Key Player in Its Election Night Coverage

The politics editor who defended the network’s accurate projection that Biden had won Arizona is out after a backlash from viewers, including President Trump.

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Why Rage Over the 2020 Election Could Last Well Past Trump

The vast majority of Americans do not approve of the riot at the Capitol. But experts warn that the widespread belief there was election fraud, while false, could have dangerous, lasting effects.

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Fox News to Add Another Hour of Right-Wing Talk as Biden Takes Office

The anchor Martha MacCallum will be replaced by a conservative host at 7 p.m., and CNN will expand Jake Tapper’s afternoon show.

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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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Trump’s Push to Undo Election Result Divides His Media Allies

The hosts of “Fox & Friends” warn of “anarchy” and say they have not seen evidence of fraud, while a Fox News colleague, Mark Levin, says the Constitution is being “destroyed” by Democrats and the media.

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How Trump’s Push to Undo Election Has Divided His Media Allies

The hosts of “Fox & Friends” warn of “anarchy” and say they have not seen evidence of fraud, while a Fox News colleague, Mark Levin, says the Constitution is being “destroyed” by Democrats and the media.

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Inside the Right-Wing Media Bubble, Where the Myth of a Trump Win Lives On

The Electoral College has affirmed Biden’s victory. That doesn’t mean that Trump-friendly news outlets have accepted it.

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Twitter and Facebook Are a Huge Problem. But So Are We.

We need to match our focus on the supply of misinformation with a focus on the demand for it.

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Why Do So Many Americans Think the Election Was Stolen?

Looking for the reasons behind a seemingly unreasonable belief.

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Trump Fades, but the Culture War Doomloop Is Eternal

Why things won’t feel good for a long time.

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The King of Trump TV Thinks You’re Dumb Enough to Buy It

Chris Ruddy, the C.E.O. of Newsmax, has found a business opportunity in feeding Trump supporters the fantasy that the president could still win the election.

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Get Me Meacham! Biden Brings Back the Media’s Good Old Days

The next president promises to do for old-line newspaper columnists what Donald Trump did for cable. What a time to be George Will!

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Newsmax, Once a Right-Wing Also-Ran, Is Rising, and Trump Approves

A once-niche conservative cable network, owned by a longtime friend of the president, lures audiences by refusing to declare an electoral winner.

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How Some Conservatives Have Switched to Parler, Rumble and Newsmax

Since the election, millions have migrated to alternative social media and media sites like Parler, Rumble and Newsmax.

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After Biden Win, Right-Wing Sites Still Push False Vote-Fraud Claims

Many publications have refused to acknowledge the president-elect.

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Fact-Checked on Facebook and Twitter, Conservatives Switch Their Apps

Since the election, millions have migrated to alternative social media and media sites like Parler, Rumble and Newsmax.

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