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.....