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  • Fox News CEO said correspondent’s fact-check of Trump’s election lies was ‘bad for business,’ new emails show

    By Oliver Darcy and Marshall Cohen, CNN Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott sounded the alarm inside the company about the financial fallout that the right-wing network would suffer if it continued aggressively fact-checking then-President Donald Trump’s lies after the 2020 election, according to messages that became public Wednesday. In one instance, Scott emailed Meade Cooper,

  • Trump’s Return to Fox News Gets a Cool Reception on Fox News

    The network used to be a safe space for the former president. But Brian Kilmeade, Jason Chaffetz and others had tough words for his appearance on “Hannity,” his first Fox interview in months.

  • Angry Fox News chief said fact-checks of Trump’s election lies ‘bad for business’

    Suzanne Scott wrote in December 2020 that fact-checks ‘have to stop’, messages obtained from $1.6bn Dominion lawsuit revealThe top executive at Fox News was furious one of the network’s reporters was fact-checking Donald Trump’s false claims about the 2020 election, writing in a December 2020 email that it was “bad for business”.Suzanne Scott, the chief executive of Fox News, was responding in early December 2020 to an on-air fact-check by Eric Shawn, one of the network’s anchors. “This has to...

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  • Former President Trump’s Popularity Surges in Fox News Poll Following Indictment News

    Former President Trump saw his Fox News poll numbers increase tremendously following the news of a possible indictment from Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg. Trump sat at 43% in February. After the news of the possible indictment in early March, Trump now sits at 54%. His closest competitor, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, fell from 28% […]