Fox News Channel on Thursday introduced a reoccurring segment as a part of the network’s America Together initiative entitled America Cheers Together, showcasing the unified and resilient American spirit through the lens of professional sporting events. Led by America’s Newsroom anchor Ed Henry, this ongoing series during the network’s three-hour morning news offering spotlights how sports have helped guide the country […]
According to sources, an investor group aligned with President Trump’s son Don Jr. and the Dallas-based Hicks family has acquired a major stake in One America News Network, the fledgling conservative cable news channel that features hosts like Jack Posobiec, a chief promoter of the Pizzagate conspiracy. “[RNC co-chair] Tommy Hicks and Don Jr. have been looking to buy a station for Trump TV,” said one source briefed on the talks. “This is all about building a Fox competitor. Trump is really aiming to take down Fox,” the person briefed on the deal said.
Coronavirus-necessitated remote workflows have spun up quickly and reliably to allow TV stations to keep broadcasting during the pandemic. There’s reason to believe they’ll stick around after the crisis subsides. Above: Avid Edit On Demand provides a full virtual production environment in the cloud, including Media Composer software and Avid NEXIS storage. (Source: Avid)
The president attacked Fox News and accused it of being “fed Democratic talking points” — possibly over a string of anti-Trump ads due to run on the cable network.
Sean Hannity has threatened to sue The New York Times and some of its columnists unless the paper retracts and apologizes for pieces that his lawyers claim mischaracterized Hannity’s coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement, a New York Times spokesperson rejected the demand: “We’ve reported fairly and accurately on Mr. Hannity and there is no basis for a retraction or an apology.”
A federal judge has ruled that the network’s decision to retract its Seth Rich story isn’t privileged. Now, the cable outlet tells a federal judge that he’s making a consequential mistake by refusing to stop a reporter’s deposition.
Fox News Channel’s panel show The Five relies on the combative camaraderie of its longtime hosts. Now patched together from five separate locations, its characteristic conversations can sometimes literally miss a beat.
Fox News is facing intense scrutiny for its initial coverage of the coronavirus pandemic and a lawsuit filed in Washington is asking a state court to bar the network from sharing false information about the pandemic. The top-rated network was sued Thursday by the Washington League for Increased Transparency and Ethics.
Fox News Channel and Facebook will co-host a town hall on the global coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, April 2, at 7 p.m. ET, featuring a virtual audience using Portal from Facebook smart video calling devices for the first time. Moderated by The Story’s Martha MacCallum, the one-hour commercial-free town hall will feature medical and business experts, […]
Amy Listerman is stepping down as chief financial officer of Fox News Media and will be succeeded by Joe Dorrego, according to a company-wide memo
The Hollywood Reporter reviewed more than 1,000 pages of emails between Fox employees and aides at the Departments of Homeland Security, Education and Agriculture. On Nov. 21, 2018, the producer wrote: “Ps remember any question [Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos] doesn’t feel comfortable answering — she can choose to not answer and pivot the topic — and Maria [Bartiromo] is seasoned enough to understand and move on. … So no worries on that front. This will be an easy interview and enjoyable.”
President Donald Trump and members of his coronavirus task force will headline a two-hour “virtual” Fox News town hall on Tuesday afternoon. The event will be co-anchored by Harris Faulkner and Bill Hemmer, with contributions from Dr. Nicole Saphier, Dr. Marc Siegel and Dr. Mehmet Oz. Faulker anchors Outnumbered Overtime and Hemmer anchors Bill Hemmer Reports.
The 48-year-old Lachlan Murdoch stood by as Fox News hosts played down the danger of the deadly coronavirus to their viewers. Fox failed its viewers and the broader public in ways both revealing and potentially lethal. In particular, Lachlan Murdoch failed to pry its most important voices away from their embrace of the president’s early line: that the virus was not a big threat in the United States.
Margaret Sullivan: “We live in stupid, scary times. And nothing illustrates this more vividly than one bizarre development among many others: That a Fox News host managed to get the president of the United States to take the coronavirus seriously when legions of public health experts around the world — and in his own administration — could not.”