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Fox News strengthens its pro-Trump politics as opponents leave

Fox News once devoted the 7 pm and 11 pm timeframes to relatively simple news broadcasts. It’s now filled with opinion shows led by a moderator who blames the Democratic Party and defends the worldview of former President Donald Trump. Fan Williams has been on the network’s popular afternoon talk show for seven years, The Served as a liberal voice alone in “Five”. On Wednesday, he announced that he would leave the program after months of tough airing from a conservative co-host. Many Fox News viewers supported his exit on social media. Former Democratic Chairman Donna Brazile was adopted by Fox News in 2019 and was widely touted as a dissenting opinion of its political coverage. She criticized Trump and enthusiastically talked about the Black Lives Matter movement, which other hosts on the network often treat as bad guys. Brazil is now away from Fox News. Last week she quietly started a new job at ABC. Sign up for the New York Times morning newsletter With screen on and off, subtle and outright ways, Fox News is adapting to the post-Trump era by going in a single direction, Trump’s direction. I will. The network gives Trump-backed professionals such as Greg Gatfeld and Dan Bongino a time frame for prizes. Some of the opinion moderators who criticized the former president on the air have been replaced. And within the Fox News press, journalists have personally expressed concern that the network is less committed to more direct news coverage than before: father and son mogul Rupert and Laclan. The Murdoch-dominated Fox News shift brought a viable moment for cable channels, home to Trump cheerleaders like Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham. The 2020 election. Fox News ratings plummeted early on election night after Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden called in favor of Arizona and would later declare him a winner. Even if Trump lied about the fraud, the network disagreed and refocused on the hard-line right-wing commentary as viewers rebelled. In January, the network fired veteran political editor Chris Stillwald on screen in an early call to Biden in Arizona. This month it brought in a new editor for the Washington office. Kerri Kupec was a former spokesperson for Trump’s Attorney General, William Barr. She had no experience as a journalist. On the financial side, Murdoch’s formula has been successful. Fox News’ rating strength has recovered after a rare loss to former rivals CNN and MSNBC in January. The channel is once again the Nielsen leader in cable news. In May, Fox News plans to more than double the number of viewers on CNN’s Golden Hour. The new opinions at 7 and 11 o’clock lamented “counteracting culture” and included a segment attacking Biden, attracting more viewers than the replaced news program. And Newsmax, a niche right-wing network, hasn’t been able to sustain the post-election audience growth. Partisanship is an insight that works well with cable news and is not overlooked by other network programmers chasing tired viewers. Liberal-oriented MSNBC has expanded the show hosted by anti-Trump commentator Nicole Wallace. Also, at 7 pm, moderate Chris Matthews was replaced by partisan pundit Joy Reid. Last week, CNN resigned from one of the main conservative commentators, Rick Santorum, after being criticized for speaking about Native Americans. I’ve been skeptical for years, “said Ryan Williams, a Republican strategist, longtime aide to Mitt Romney, and sometimes a guest on the network. “Fox News has long been regarded as the only non-shilling outlet on the other side. Liberals may doubt the power of Fox News, but it still attracts a large audience for some reason. According to Fox News, news coverage remains strong. And, in a sense, the Murdochs make rational business decisions by following the conservatives that have made up the minds of Fox News viewers. According to a recent survey, more than three-quarters of Republicans want to run for Mr. Trump in 2024. Golden hours with Hannity until the end of 2008 and moderates like Williams. “Roger’s view was that unpredictability was needed and the audience had to be challenged. You can’t just read the Republican issues every night,” said Democratic lawyer Fox. Former News commentator Susan Estrich negotiated withdrawal from the network in Eyles’ sexual scandal scandal. Estrich negotiated with him when Trump, then presidential candidate, attacked her with disdain for women. Recalled that she defended former Fox News host Megin Kelly. “Instead of trying to expand the audience, Fox News is narrowing it down and digging into it,” she said. The Brazilian said he left Fox News on his own initiative. “Fox never censored my opinion,” she wrote in an email. “Everyone treated me politely as a colleague.” Brazil said, “For all media, advancing viewers. I think it’s important to be exposed to both a targeted and conservative perspective. It’s been 100 days since the election and President Biden’s inauguration, and Fox News has achieved what I wanted. “Williams said. Remains on Fox News as a senior political analyst. The network said in a statement that he demanded that he be closer to his family in Washington than to commute to New York, where “The Five” was recorded. Fox News said another liberal host He said he would replace him. Competitors are new contributors to Fox Stables, and former Democratic Congressman Harold Ford Jr. Williams has a stronger edge in interacting with colleagues such as Gutfeld and Jesse Watters. Retired after sneaking in. “The Five” has long been a friendly but heated debate, but on January 6th, Mr. Trump lied about the election and fueled a riot in the Capitol. Williams was repeatedly laughed and yelled at when he was accused of being. On the air, a Fox News report on Byden who falsely claimed to limit the consumption of American hamburgers. (Fox News later announced a correction.) His main adversary, Gutfeld, launched a 11 pm show last month to counter late-night rates like The Daily Show. “Goodfeld!” Attracted more viewers than the previous 11 pm offering. This is a news broadcast hosted by Shannon Bream, which aired late at night. Fox News is still deciding on a permanent host for the new 7 pm Opinion Hour, which is now a reliable source of commentary in favor of Tuck. Here, the 8 pm moderator of the network. Tucker Carlson spoke of the white substitution theory that caused protests from the Anti-Defamation League. Trump-backed drift on Fox News is nothing new. Traditional conservative George Will, who opposed Trump’s candidacy, lost his contributor contract in 2017. But personally, they say they are more and more interested in the direction of the network. Washington’s network rising star and White House correspondent, Kristin Fisher, left Fox News earlier this month despite network efforts to retain her. Faced with criticism from viewers in November after aggressively uncovering lies about fraudulent elections promoted by lawyers. Longtime Washington bureau chief Bill Summon was fired by Steierwald. Around that time, he resigned in January after being criticized internally for handling election reports. (Stillwald was fired alongside about 20 Fox News digital journalists, alleging that the network was restructuring its “business and press structure to meet the demands of this new era.”) Summon was virtually replaced by producer Doug Rollbeck. He has extensive news experience with Bret Baier’s newscast and Chris Wallace’s Sunday show. Still, some Fox journalists were surprised when the network hired Bar’s former spokesperson, Kupeck, to work under Rohrbeck. A Fox News spokeswoman said the network was proud of journalism from the press ranks: Foreign Correspondent Trey Yingst’s coverage of Israel, Jennifer Griffin’s coverage of the Pentagon, Bill Melgin and Aisha’s Mexico. He gives examples such as media coverage of the border crisis. Honey Network’s leading political anchor, Bayer, announced in May that he had extended his contract to 2025. With Rep. Liz Chainy of Wyoming. A recent conversation accused Fox News of perpetuating Trump’s lie about the election and revealed to viewers that Biden was a legitimate winner, testifying when Bayer replied. Fox News has a smaller international footprint than rivals like CNN, but maintains several foreign bureaus and has reporters reporting on recent violence in Israel. On Wednesday, the network announced the expansion of Fox News International, a streaming service available in 37 countries in Asia and Europe. Despite continued criticism from liberals, Fox News continues to be the financial giant of the Murdoch Empire. According to the network, record advertising revenue is expected this year. While programming decisions seem to be aimed at attracting Trump supporters, Fox News faces one obstacle. It’s playing cards. The former president continues to criticize Fox News, claiming that Fox News betrayed him by calling for Biden’s elections. On Friday, Mr. Trump will be on Fox Corporation’s board of directors from 2019. The criticism was updated in a statement released in response to a critical speech by former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, a member of the Fox News, written by the former president after Ryan joined the board. “Foxes will never be the same!” Trump added. 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