No, this is not a drill, folks. In one of the more stunning piece of media news in recent memory, the Fox News Channel’s chief news anchor and breaking news unitmanging editor Shepard Smith announced Friday afternoon at the conclusion of Shepard Smith Reporting that he will be leaving FNC, effective immediately. He added that he had 



Over the past several days, in contrast with the other networks, Fox News Channel has been giving attention to one of the Parkland parents who is pro-gun and blames President Barack Obama and other Democrats for school policies making it easier for Nikolas Cruz to murder his daughter, Meadow, and 16 other students at Stoneman Douglas High School in 2018. Andrew Pollack has appeared on a number of Fox News shows to promote his new book, Why Meadow Died, which gives the results of his own investigative efforts into the school's history of covering up Cruz's severe behavioral problems that should have already landed him with a criminal record, making it harder for him to purchase his murder weapon.



Your World host Neil Cavuto closed his show Thursday afternoon with a monologue addressing President Trump’s recent criticism of Fox News. While he spent his monologue reminding President Trump that Fox News does not work for him, the legacy media could also learn quite a few lessons from Cavuto’s monologue.



MRC research director Rich Noyes appeared Friday on the Fox Business program Cavuto: Coast to Coast to discuss the dearth of economic coverage amid porn-star scandal coverage. Cavuto said the focus isn’t fair and balanced. Noyes agreed: “The media haven't been fair and balanced in years but the Trump era has put that into sort of hyperdrive. If you asked people in polls what they care about, the economy is usually number one or number two. Russia, and sort of these insider scandal stories like that are usually way down. The Michael Cohen case does not affect people's lives, the economy does. That’s where presidents usually rise and fall in the long term.”



With the Dow Jones Industrial Average taking another nosedive on Monday, the MRC’s Rich Noyes joined Neil Cavuto’s eponymous Fox Business Network program to discuss the findings of a study by MRC Business’s Julia Seymour that found a massive double standard from the major broadcast networks on stock market increases vs. tumbles.



Media Research Center President Brent Bozell was on fire ripping Republican Senator Jeff Flake (Ariz.) during Monday afternoon’s Cavuto: Coast to Coast, telling FBN host Neil Cavuto that Flake is an “intellectual fraud” “who is working overtime to curry favor with” the liberal media. Bozell’s comments were directed at Flake in reaction to an upcoming speech in which Flake will compare President Trump to the evil, murderous, and communist Soviet leader Joseph Stalin. 



A September 27 tweet by President Trump about how the establishment press and social media have worked to thwart his agenda and create a negative perception of him and those associated with him was the immediate trigger for Fox Business's Neil Cavuto to interview Bre Payton of the TheFederalist.com on his show the following day. But the interview topic went far beyond Trump's non-specific complaint about Facebook and other media outlets and platforms as: "... always anti-Trump," as Facebook is from all appearances breaking promises made to concerned conservatives late last year by continuing to marginalize the visibility and financial viability of conservative pages, sites, and content, allowing "troll mobs" to indiscriminately censor them by tarring their legitimate content as "fake news."



On Friday's Cavuto: Coast to Coast, host Neil Cavuto exposed the ridiculous and inappropriate Newsweek cover article calling the president "lazy" and declaring his presidency a failure. "This article has no point." He pointed out that the media also quickly declared Reagan to be a failure. "This ain't fair, this ain't right. Not remotely fair, or remotely balanced."



Media Research Center research director Rich Noyes dropped by the Thursday edition of FBN’s Cavuto: Coast to Coast and showcased the latest example of the liberal media’s refusal to cover both the latest Trump controversies and positive stories like Wednesday’s Foxconn jobs announcement.



On Wednesday afternoon, Media Research Center research director Rich Noyes made his latest appearance on the Fox Business Network’s Cavuto: Coast to Coast, taking the media to task over their raucous, premature “dancing...in the streets” over the Donald Trump Jr.-Russian lawyer story.



On Friday afternoon, Media Research Center president Brent Bozell joined the Fox Business Network’s Cavuto: Coast to Coast and tag-teamed with host Neil Cavuto to trash both the “sophomoric” liberal media’s attacks on President Trump and Kathy Griffin’s pathetic behavior since she held up a bloodied, fake severed head of Trump.

 



MRC’s director of media analysis and NewsBusters executive editor Tim Graham provided analysis on the Fox Business Network following White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s Thursday briefing, slamming the media for its collusion with the Democratic Party on attacking the Trump administration’s tax proposal as done solely to benefit President Trump.