Tag: Fox News Channel

The Fox News Primary? How Trump’s Favorite Network Became a Democratic Power Player

Three months ago, Democratic Party leaders took a stand: Fox News, President Trump’s favorite channel, and a reliable soapbox for attacks on liberals, was barred from participating in the party’s 2020 presidential debates. The move would ice out the network derided by critics as “state TV” from influencing the outcome of the Democratic primary. Things […]

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Kirsten Gillibrand’s Fox News Town Hall: What to Watch For

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York is the latest Democratic presidential hopeful to make a controversial pilgrimage in the primary race: headlining a Fox News town hall event. While some of her rivals for the nomination, like Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, have refused to appear on Fox News because they believe it vilifies Democrats, […]

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Worry About Facebook. Rip Your Hair Out in Screaming Terror About Fox News.

At the risk of losing street cred as a tough-as-nails tech pundit, I’ll confess that I couldn’t muster much outrage when Facebook declined last week to delete a video doctored to make Nancy Pelosi look like a drunken mess. Sure, there’s a good argument that Facebook should have taken down the fake, as YouTube did. […]

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In the Democratic Primary, the Media Hits Are the Message

You can’t miss the peak of Beto O’Rourke’s 2018 Texas Senate campaign in HBO’s “Running with Beto.” Maybe you’ve already seen it, on your phone or in a Facebook post: Mr. O’Rourke responding passionately to a question about N.F.L. players taking a knee to protest racism and police brutality. When the former congressman begins his […]

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