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  • Unfortunately, Life, Liberty & Levin will be preempted

    03/24/2019 10:33:24 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 37 replies
    Mark Levin Twitter ^ | 3/24/19 | Mark Levin
    Unfortunately, Life, Liberty & Levin will be preempted tomorrow night with the continuing coverage of the delivery of the report.— Mark R. Levin (@marklevinshow) March 24, 2019
  • Ratings: ‘Empire’ Sinks to Series Lows in Second Episode Since Jussie Smollet Arrest

    03/22/2019 4:35:09 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 14 replies
    The Wrap ^ | March 21, 2019 | Tony Maglio
    “Empire” sunk to series lows on Wednesday, one week after an already-rough midseason premiere. Those episodes marked the first two original hours of the Fox soap since star Jussie Smollett was arrested and charged with filing a false police report in Chicago. Last night, “Empire” managed a 1.1 rating/6 share among adults 18-49 and 4 million total viewers. The drama’s previous series lows came on Halloween 2018, when the show drew a 1.2 demo rating and 4.2 million overall audience members. The “Empire” midseason return a week ago tallied a 1.3 rating and 4.4 million viewers, per Nielsen, which means...
  • As Layoffs Arrive, Disney and Fox Staff Voice Frustrations

    03/22/2019 10:29:09 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 58 replies ^ | 6:00 AM PDT 3/22/2019 | by Paul Bond
    Multiple employees say that Disney has been less than forthcoming about who will be let go and when. At Walt Disney's shareholder meeting two weeks ago, CEO Bob Iger spoke of the "long-term value" inherent in the company's pending acquisition of most of 21st Century Fox. "We will hit the ground running as soon as the deal closes," he told attendees. The flowery language, arguably befitting of such a monumental deal, was typical of the comments coming from Disney for more than a year as regulators slowly approved the partial merger. Nary a public word was spoken about layoffs, but...
  • Motive Synergy – Fox News Hires Joe Biden Former Chief-of-Staff…..

    03/21/2019 8:04:40 PM PDT · by malach · 32 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 03.21.19 | Sundance
    As they say… things get clearer with more data. The activity behind the curtain starts to make more sense. Thanks to an article from Newsmax we now get to see the fourth corner of the 2020 Fox News motives: NEWSMAX – The parent company of Fox News has hired a former top aide to Joe Biden as its chief lobbyist in Washington. On Tuesday the new Fox Corp., a spin-off of 21st Century Fox which just merged with Disney, became a standalone public company, controlling television assets such as Fox News and the Fox television network. Broadcasting & Cable reported...
  • Fox Hires Joe Biden's Top Aide as Chief Lobbyist

    03/21/2019 6:20:56 PM PDT · by true believer forever · 69 replies
    Newsmax ^ | March 21, 2019 | Newsmax Wires
    The parent company of Fox News has hired a former top aide to Joe Biden as its chief lobbyist in Washington. On Tuesday the new Fox Corp., a spin-off of 21st Century Fox which just merged with Disney, became a standalone public company, controlling television assets such as Fox News and the Fox television network. Broadcasting & Cable reported that new Fox “hit the ground running on day one” with its Washington lobbying operation headed by Danny O’Brien, a well-known Democrat. O’Brien was brought on last October as executive vice president and head of government relations for the Fox Corp....
  • Judge Jeanine's Suspension was Orchestrated from within

    03/20/2019 5:01:08 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 61 replies
    Youtube ^ | Mar. 20, 2019 | Next News Network
    Video from the Next News Network claims that Judge Jeanine's suspension at Fox News was orchestrated from the inside. Chief instigators: Shepherd Smith and Bret Baier
  • Fox News' Hannity Reportedly Worried Murdochs Want to Dump Trump

    03/20/2019 8:33:30 AM PDT · by BadLands59 · 75 replies
    Haaretz and AP ^ | 3/20/2018 | None
    Gabriel Sherman reports in Vanity Fair that internal divisions are arising in Fox News’ coverage of U.S. President Donald Trump Gabriel Sherman reported in Vanity Fair Tuesday that internal divisions are arising in Fox News’ coverage of U.S. President Donald Trump. Sherman’s report came the day before 21st Century Fox sold off large assets to Disney and began trading under a new name — Fox Corp. "Donald Trump's alliance with Fox News has been one of the few constants throughout his shambolic presidency," Sherman wrote. "But in recent days, that bond has shown signs of fraying. "Reporters are telling management...
  • Former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan joins board of Fox Corporation

    03/19/2019 10:29:00 AM PDT · by AAABEST · 62 replies
    CNN ^ | March 19, 2019 | Brian Stelter
    [snip] The Ryan appointment is the most noteworthy, given his history near the top of Republican politics. Ryan and Rupert Murdoch have been friendly for many years. In 2014, he named Ryan as a presidential contender he had "particular admiration for." [/snip]
  • Murdoch family launches a new Fox; former House Speaker Paul Ryan joins company’s board

    03/19/2019 9:22:47 AM PDT · by patriot torch · 78 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | March 19 2019 | Meg James
    Fox announced its board members, including former U.S. House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.). Other board members include Rupert Murdoch, Lachlan Murdoch, Anne Dias, Chase Carey, Roland A. Hernandez and Jacques Nasser. The new Fox is now “a standalone, publicly traded company,” the company said. Its shares are listed on the Nasdaq market; Tuesday marks the first day of trading. The 88-year-old mogul from Australia and his family decided in late 2017 to break up their entertainment empire, and Disney was Murdoch’s preferred suitor. The Disney portion of the deal is expected to be complete late Tuesday night when the...
  • Wolf Donna Brazile Arrives in the Fox House

    03/19/2019 8:08:27 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 38 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/19/19 | Judi McLeod
    “I’ll still be me” The hiring of Donna Brazile by Fox News as a contributor should be taken at face value: Proof positive that the Number One Cable Network is no longer teetering toward the left but is now an active part of it. Brazile’s arrival in the aftermath of Fox News suspending Judge Jeanine Pirro all for asking questions about radical Somalian activist Ilhan Omar on her ‘Justice’ show, is not only a slap in the face to Pirro and her many followers, but a slap in the face to the network’s many conservative viewers.
  • Claim: Fox News Host Secretly Worked to Get Jeanine Pirro Suspended to Curry Favor With Democrats

    03/18/2019 5:37:32 PM PDT · by Revel · 139 replies
    GP ^ | 3/18/19 | Kristinn Taylor
    A source with intimate knowledge of the situation is claiming two Fox News hosts secretly maneuvered to get Judge Jeanine Pirro suspended over her controversial remarks about Muslim Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), with one, Bret Baier, allegedly seeking to curry favor with Democrats to reverse a decision to not allow Fox to host any of the party’s presidential primary debates by getting Fox to suspend Pirro. he original complaint came from Bret Baier’s team. Bret saw an opportunity to make Fox News acceptable enough to the left, so he could get himself a job of hosting the Democratic Debates. Bret...

    03/18/2019 10:50:33 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 42 replies
    WBSM ^ | March 18, 2019 | BARRY RICHARD
    Judge Jeanine's Pirro's inquiry is 100 percent legit and she has every right to make it. Fox News, on the other hand, shows cowardice by not defending its hosts when they ask tough questions and raise sensitive issues. It's their job. Fox has refused to discuss Judge Jeanine Pirro and whether her absence is temporary or permanent. That is also a shame, as loyal viewers deserve better. When Americans are standing up to the status quo, Fox folds like an accordion to pressure from the politically correct left. Too many talented conservatives have been dismissed from Fox News because the...
  • Donna Brazile: Why I am excited to join Fox News

    03/18/2019 9:45:24 AM PDT · by SERKIT · 120 replies
    FOX News ^ | March 18, 2019 | Donna Brazile
    I fully admit that in my previous lives as a campaign staffer, presidential campaign manager and Democrat Party official, my own lack of civility in the heat of battle has been on full display. And it wasn’t pretty. I should have been wise enough and humble enough to have listened to my mother, Jean, who so often would tell me, the third of nine children, to shut up and allow my siblings to speak, and to listen - really listen - to what they had to say. She knew I wasn’t listening so much as I was pausing before launching...
  • Trump lashes out at Fox News anchor Shepard Smith, weekend hosts

    03/17/2019 12:23:20 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 104 replies
    NY Post ^ | 3/17/19 | Mark Moore
    President Trump questioned in a tweet Sunday whether two Fox News hosts were trained by CNN, the network he refers to as “fake news.” “Were @FoxNews weekend anchors, @ArthelNeville and @LelandVittert, trained by CNN prior to their ratings collapse?” Trump posted. ” In any event, that’s where they should be working, along with their lowest rated anchor, Shepard Smith!”
  • Trump defends Fox News hosts from attempt to 'silence' them

    03/17/2019 7:57:46 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 36 replies
    The Hill ^ | - 03/17/19 09:29 AM EDT | ALICIA COHN
    President Trump on Sunday defended Fox News hosts, warning that the Democrats and the "Fake News" media are trying to silence a majority of the country through a campaign against the network's conservative hosts. [cut] Trump specifically named Jeanine Pirro, host of "Justice with Judge Jeanine," calling for Fox to "bring back @JudgeJeanine." Pirro's Fox News show did not air on Saturday night.
  • AHMED: Fox Should Have Stood By Jeanine Pirro Instead Of Protecting Ilhan Omar’s Hate

    03/12/2019 10:55:55 AM PDT · by detective · 16 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 03/12/2019 | Qanta Ahmed
    On her Saturday evening program, Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro raised questions about what motivates Rep. Ilhan Omar’s anti-Semitism. It was a legitimate question given the Muslim Somali-American’s blatant anti-Semitic statements and association with Islamists. “Omar wears a hijab, which, according to the Quran 33:59, tells women to cover so they won’t get molested,” Judge Jeanine said. “Is her adherence to this Islamic doctrine indicative of her adherence to Sharia law, which in itself is antithetical to the United States Constitution?” Later in the show, Judge Jeanine asked her a similar question. But no conclusion was ever drawn. Neither...
  • Fox Condemns Judge Jeanine for Asking Omar if She is Pro-Sharia (Fox Now Unfair and Unbalanced)

    03/12/2019 9:30:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 03/12/2019 | Robert Spencer
    Breitbart reported Monday that the Fox News Channel “condemned host Jeanine Pirro’s remarks on Rep. Ilhan Omar’s (D-MN) use of a hijab and said the issue has been dealt with directly.” Sounds serious. But what Pirro actually said was something Fox should have been applauding, if it hadn’t already become just another establishment network.Pirro said: “Think about this: She’s not getting this anti-Israel sentiment doctrine from the Democrat Party. So if it’s not rooted in the party, where is she getting it from? Think about it. Omar wears a hijab, which according to the Quran 33:59, tells women to cover so they...
  • Tucker Carlson defends statutory rape and calls women 'extremely primitive' in shocking tapes (tr)

    03/10/2019 8:45:27 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 116 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | March 10, 2019 | Megan Sheets
    Unearthed radio clips have revealed a number of sexist, misogynistic and perverted remarks by Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson. The clips compiled and published Sunday by Media Matters For America were recorded back when Carlson was a regular commentator on the shock jock radio program 'Bubba the Love Sponge' between 2006 and 2011. For about an hour each week, Carlson would call into the show and weigh in on current events, often sharing controversial opinions in vulgar terms. On several occasions the conservative commentator defended underage marriage and statutory rape while making crude comments about minors exploring their sexuality. He...

    03/08/2019 11:42:49 AM PST · by BurgessKoch · 75 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 8, 2019 | Judge Napolitano
    In an ideal world, the president of the United States would succeed in negotiating a nuclear arms treaty with a foreign government — and do so with full congressional support; his lawyer would respect the attorney-client privilege and not reveal confidences publicly; Congress would abide the old adage that politics ends where the water’s edge begins and lie low when the president is overseas on a delicate mission; the president would not engage in a grievous constitutional over-reach that provokes a congressional negation; no one in his administration would have a top-secret security clearance who failed to be truthful to...
  • Gorka, Fox part ways

    03/04/2019 7:37:24 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 61 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/04/19 | Joe Concha
    Sebastian Gorka has parted ways with Fox News and has joined Sinclair Broadcasting. Gorka, who joined Fox News as a national security strategist in November 2017 following a seven-month stint in President Trump's White House, will serve as a national contributor at Sinclair. "I'm very excited to be one of Sinclair's national contributors," Gorka told the Hill by email. "Fox News and Fox Business Network have both been very good to be before I joined the Trump Administration and after I left the White House. "I am especially grateful to Sean Hannity," he continues. "My new nationally syndicated radio show...