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McCain Blasts Media, Co-hosts for Blaming Fox News for Virus

July 1st, 2020 1:00 PM

Wednesday, The View co-host Sunny Hostin blamed Fox News and conservative media misinformation for the recent spikes in COVID cases across the country. As Joy Behar also blamed all Republicans for misinformation on the virus, Meghan McCain tore into her co-hosts’ arguments, the media, and public health officials for giving protesters a pass while blaming Republicans and conservative…

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MSNBC Hosts Fret Over Trump Vowing to Punish Rioter 'Terrorists'

June 27th, 2020 2:35 PM

In the aftermath of President Donald Trump declaring Thursday night on Fox News Channel that he would take action against rioters who are tearing down statues, MSNBC anchors Brian Williams and Chris Jansing both fretted over his words, and did not clarify that his comments were aimed at violent protesters.

Amid Pandemic, FNC Continues to Embarrass CNN, MSNBC in Ratings

May 28th, 2020 1:29 AM
While the coronavirus pandemic has upended television programming and viewing in a litany of ways, one thing has remained the same, which has been the Fox News Channel's domance as the most-watched network in the cable TV industry. FNC also continued its beatdown of liberal rivals MSNBC and CNN in total day numbers, primetime ratings, and the coveted advertising viewership…
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Cuban Tells Hannity Trump Failing to Lead During Pandemic

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May 22nd, 2020 10:00 AM
Yes, we should really be listening to Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban when he speaks on the stuff that leaders are made of. Mr. Cuban forfeited his credibility on this subject in 2018 when he was forced by the NBA to pay $10 million to women's leadership and domestic violence organizations. Why? Because he permitted a culture of sexual harassment in the team's front office. Nevertheless…

The Times vs. Sean Hannity Showcases the Paper's Spectacular Fall

May 2nd, 2020 4:00 PM
Well, this wasn’t good. On Monday, Fox’s Sean Hannity sent off waves of bad publicity for The New York Times, as seen with this headline from Fox: “Sean Hannity demands retraction from New York Times over 'defamatory' coverage.” The essence, as reported in that Fox story: “Attorneys for Fox News’ Sean Hannity have formally demanded The New York…
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Seth Meyers Slams 'Conservative Movement' as a 'Fraud'

April 30th, 2020 11:52 PM
On the late Wednesday/early Thursday edition of the Late Night show on NBC, host Seth Meyers excoriated the "conservative movement" as a "fraud' as he attacked Vice President Mike Pence for not wearing a mask to visit a Mayo clinic, Fox News hosts for pushing to begin reopening the economy, and FreedomWorks for applying for a federal government loan.
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Hannity Demands NYT Run Retraction for Tying Him to Coronavirus Death

April 28th, 2020 6:41 PM
On Monday, Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity publicly demanded The New York Times not only issue a correction, but apologize for a false and heinous April 18 column implicating him in the death of 74-year-old Brooklyn resident Joe Joyce from the coronavirus. Tuesday morning, The Times issued a statement in which they declined to do so and instead boasted Ginia Bellafante’s column was…

NYT’s Peters: ‘Overwhelmingly White’ Protests Based on Misinformation

April 21st, 2020 4:57 PM
New York Times reporter Jeremy Peters is still waging attacks on conservatives in the time of coronavirus. He devoted nearly 1,800 words to “A Culture War Is Simmering in Quarantine” to deride conservative protests over oppressive state restrictions, while framing (unlabeled) liberal politicians and activists as founts of sweet reason: "The people at these protests have been…
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Hannity Rebuts NY Times Hit Piece, But the Academics Say He's Deadly

April 21st, 2020 8:31 AM
On Monday night, Fox News host Sean Hannity went after a New York Times hit piece by Ginia Bellafante suggesting he and other Fox News hosts caused the death of a 74-year old Brooklyn bartender from the coronavirus, since they downplayed the dangers. Already, academics are joining the media elite in trying to pin coronavirus deaths on Hannity.

CNN Bombs in First Quarter, Fails to Crack Top 20 in Ratings

April 4th, 2020 11:05 AM
When the Cable News Network debuted in 1980, it soon earned a reputation as the top source for quick and accurate information 24 hours a day, all week long. That was 40 years ago, and the liberal channel has since fallen so far in the ratings that it was unable to generate even one program in the top 20 list during the first three months of 2020, which has been labeled “a dismal first…
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MSNBC Keeps Trying to Blame Fox News for Spread of COVID-19

April 3rd, 2020 4:58 PM
On her 9:00 a.m. ET hour show on Friday, MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle kept up her network’s effort to actually blame competitor Fox News for the spread of coronavirus across the country. She and her guests repeatedly suggested that Fox was providing “misinformation” that would “put people’s lives in danger.”

Brainwashing Future Reporters: Journalism Professors Lash Out at Fox

April 3rd, 2020 10:14 AM
Despite many calls for people across the country to work together in reversing the coronavirus outbreak, several journalism professors have decided to go “against the flow” and criticize the most popular network on cable television. An open letter sent to the heads of the Fox News Channel was signed by 74 teachers and released by Oliver Darcy, a senior media reporter for the liberal…

Hannity SCHOOLS Top Tech Journo Swisher After She Slams Fox News

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April 1st, 2020 4:50 PM
One of the internet’s foremost tech journalists accused Fox News of spreading a “fake news contagion,” downplaying COVID-19, and Fox News host Sean Hannity fired back. Recode co-founder and New York Times contributor Kara Swisher has a history of hating Fox News. She  condemned Fox News in her op-ed “Fox’s Fake News Contagion,” on March 31 and quipped that…

Fox News Dominates CNN, MSNBC in Corona, Impeachment Ratings

April 1st, 2020 9:35 AM
During the first quarter of 2020, the Fox News Channel continued its reign as the highest-rated network on cable television, beating shows from both MSNBC and CNN in total day viewers and the coveted advertising bracket of people from 25 to 54 years of age. As proof of its dominance, FNC produced 12 of the top 13 telecasts in cable news and had the top 31 programs in total viewers.