Eric Wemple argues that Fox News’ reportorial deployment on the coronavirus pandemic has shifted into high gear with the professionalism and thoroughness one expects of a news network, but its opinion hosts continue to mislead and confuse viewers. Fox and Friends, newly-sidelined Trish Regan and Sean Hannity are among the worst offenders, he says. “It’s a wonder that Fox News doesn’t erupt in a journalistic civil war, such is the discrepancy between its sane and insane programming.”
The network said Trish Regan Primetime and Kennedy are on hiatus “until further notice” in order to reallocate staff elsewhere across Fox News Media for coronavirus crisis coverage. Regan has evoked recent criticism by suggesting liberals were exaggerating the crisis to harm President Trump.
Trish Regan says the media is using coronavirus to “destroy” the president while fellow host Tucker Carlson asks Trump to “tell the truth.”
Bloomberg Television today signed Trish Regan, former CNBC anchor and CBS News correspondent, as an anchor. Regan will co-anchor Bloomberg TV’s Street Smart, which will air at 3-5 p.m. ET weekdays, from Bloomberg Television’s global headquarters in New York, beginning Jan. 9, 2012. She will also anchor a number of primetime specials and help lead […]