Records in Fox libel case show pressure on reporters – KESQ

AP Media Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — Documents from a defamation lawsuit against Fox News illustrate the pressures its journalists faced in the weeks after the 2020 presidential election. The network was on a collision course between giving its conservative audience what wanted and report uncomfortable truths about then-President Donald Trump and his false claims of fraud. In an extraordinary text conversation, Fox stars Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham express their disdain for their fellow journalists. As details emerge about how Fox tried to fend off the pressures, a Fox journalist says the network has yet to discuss the lawsuit revelations with its employees.


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