A President losing an election IS BIG NEWS Right?
You don’t spotlight the story is that is driving your ratings about about a guy crying and won’t ADMIT he lost, eh?
“Fair and Balanced ‘ isn’t the Fox News way…..
Fox News scrapped plans for a Bret Baier-hosted documentary on how former President Donald Trump lost the 2020 election, according to a forthcoming book.
The reporting comes from New York Times political reporters Jonathan Martin and Alex Burns in “This Will Not Pass: Trump, Biden, and the Battle for America’s Future,” a copy of which was obtained by Insider.
As the network found itself under a siege of its own making from Trump following his loss and failed attempts to prove widespread election fraud, smaller but more extreme right-wing competitors Newsmax and One America News Network (OAN) were much more willing to run with the outgoing president’s false statements.
Fox News executives reassured their “Trump-skeptical employees to wait until after the election for the overall tone of coverage to change,” according to Burns and Martin.
“Then Trump began attacking the network, and Fox saw its audience dip as the former president’s fans flocked to a pair of rival channels on the far right, Newsmax TV and One America News,” they continue. “Fox got the message. There would be no documentary on Trump’s defeat.”….
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