Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Newsmax TV: A Rising Alternative to Fox News

Filling the crucial need for more conservative points of view on cable television.

Joseph Klein 51  

When Fox News launched in 1996, it was the lone conservative voice in a TV news landscape dominated by leftwing media outlets. Fox News combined traditional news reporting with hard-hitting primetime opinion shows that had a decidedly conservative bent. It found its core audience, climbed in the ratings and surpassed its leading cable news rivals on the Left, CNN and MSNBC.

Over the years, however, Fox News’s focus has changed. While still featuring its primetime conservative opinion hosts Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity, and Laura Ingraham, the network is increasingly presenting leftward leaning perspectives that have blurred its original mission. Fox News viewers hear regularly from liberal anchors Juan Williams and Chris Wallace. They also hear on a daily basis from Democrat operatives who are Fox News contributors such as former DNC Chair Donna Brazile, Mary Ann Marsh, Jessica Tarlov, Marie Harf and “progressive” radio talk show host Leslie Marshall. Fox News has also given respectful platforms to leftists Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Amy Klobuchar, Chris Hahn and many similarly inclined others – a courtesy that is not reciprocated by leftist cable shows.........To Read More.....

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