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As Trump Reels, Fox News Has a Message for Viewers: Stick With Us

His president reeling, his cable network at a crossroads, Tucker Carlson began his show on Thursday night asking a question that has echoed for weeks among anchors and producers at […]




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TV Networks Shift From Coverage of Electoral Tally to Storming of Capitol

He concluded by saying that those who showed no understanding of the concerns of the people who stormed the Capitol were foolish. “We got to this sad, chaotic day for […]







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The King of Trump TV Thinks You’re Dumb Enough to Buy It

In 2004, Hillary Clinton was in the Senate and Christopher Ruddy had some making up to do. He was, back then, best known as “the Inspector Clouseau” of the Vince […]




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Newsmax, Once a Right-Wing Also-Ran, Is Rising, and Trump Approves

Flanked by aides in the Oval Office on Wednesday, President Trump dialed up a friend in the news media with a message: Keep up the good work. “He said that […]







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Tension, Then Some Tears, as TV News Narrates a Moment for History

The tension mounted for days — and then broke, all at once. CNN went first, calling the presidential election at 11:24 a.m. Eastern. It was followed in quick succession by […]




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Fox News Helped Fuel Trump’s Rise. Now It’s Reporting on a Possible Fall.

President Trump and Fox News have a complicated relationship. Election Day did not help. The cable news channel that kick-started Donald J. Trump’s political career was suddenly in the position […]







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Fox News Made a Big Election Call in Arizona, Angering Trump and Buoying Biden

It was just after 12:30 a.m. on election night, and Fox News was under fire. “Arnon, we’re getting a lot of incoming here, and we need you to answer some […]