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# Fox News

Last month
May 2023
# Superstar
‘There's a segment of America that doesn't like LeBron... Fox News has really gone after him'
Hated by Donald Trump and loved by Jay Z, America’s greatest active athlete is also its most divisive, as Jeff Benedict details in a new biography.
# tucker carlson
Former Fox News host Tucker Carlson to relaunch his show on Twitter
The reasons behind Carlson’s departure from Fox, where he hosted the network’s most popular talk show, have not yet been made clear by either party.
# Media
Fox News fights legal bid by rival media to reveal details of defamation payoff
Three news organisations are seeking to unseal documents related to Fox News’ recently settled defamation lawsuit.
This year
# Parting ways
US TV host Tucker Carlson to leave Fox News with immediate effect
The announcement comes only days after Fox settled a lawsuit with electronic voting machine company Dominion for $787.5 million.
# Murdochs
Lachlan Murdoch drops defamation lawsuit against Australian outlet after Dominion settlement
Murdoch had sued website Crikey for articles that labelled his family as “unindicted co-conspirators” in the 6 January Capitol riots.
# Fox News
Fox News agrees last-minute settlement for $787.5m in 'vote-rigging' defamation case
Dominion Voting Systems alleged that Fox News promoted baseless claims that its machines were used to rig the 2020 presidential election.
# defamation lawsuit
Opening arguments due in defamation trial between US voting machine maker Dominion and Fox News
Dominion Voting Systems sued Fox News for $1.6 billion in March 2021.
# defamation lawsuit
Judge delays trial over voting machine company’s $1.6 billion lawsuit against Fox News
The trial had been scheduled to start this morning with jury selection and opening statements.
# ireland trip
Trump slams Biden for visiting Ireland while 'the world is exploding'
‘You can end up in a third world war and this guy’s gonna be in Ireland,’ the former president said.
# deposition
Rupert Murdoch defends Fox News in $1.6 billion Trump election lie lawsuit
Vote machine maker Dominion sued Fox News in a Delaware court in March 2021 for $1.6 billion.
# Fox News
Rupert Murdoch described Trump's stolen election claims as 'crazy', court documents show
The messages were disclosed as part of vote machine maker Dominion’s €1.5billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News.
Last year
# pierre zakrzewski
Funeral of journalist killed in Ukraine hears he 'brought hope to the darkest places of the world'
Family and friends of the cameraman addressed his funeral in Dublin today.
# pierre zakrzewski
Tributes paid to Irish citizen killed while reporting for Fox News near Kyiv
Cameraman Pierre Zakrzewski and Ukrainian journalist Oleksandra Kuvshynova were killed when their car was struck by incoming fire yesterday.
# Oops
Biden caught insulting Fox News journalist on live microphone
The comment has been included in the White House transcript of the event, ensuring it passes into the official historical record.
# Sean Hannity
Fox News host asked for information about texts to Trump as part of 6 January riot probe
Legislators said that they have obtained “dozens of text messages” that Hannity sent to Donald Trump and his entourage before the attack.
All time
# Arson
Homeless man charged with setting fire to Christmas tree at Fox News HQ
Fox News host Shannon Bream announced the fire to viewers as firefighters were working to put it out.
# US Election
Trump says he will not 'change mind' on election fraud claims
Trump has continued to claim that the election was “rigged”.
# US
Donald Trump only doing a 'little' debate prep ahead of first clash with Joe Biden
Joe Biden will face off against Donald Trump for the first time.
# Trump
Trump calls on Fox News to fire journalist for backing up claim he called war dead 'suckers'
Trump has furiously defended himself in the wake of the story in The Atlantic.
# fired
Fox News anchor Ed Henry fired after sexual misconduct investigation
Henry co-anchored America’s Newsroom on weekdays.
# presidential campaign
Donald Trump trailing five Democrats in latest opinion poll
The Fox News poll showed Biden leading Trump by 49% to 39% among all registered voters nationwide.
# Treason
'I was the most innocent human being': Trump says those who ordered Russia probe 'won't get away with it'
Trump told Fox News that “these treasonous acts” can’t happen to another president.
# Brothers in Arms
Fox News backs CNN's legal action against the White House over journalist ban
Trump often praises Fox News, but it is against him on this one.
# supreme court nominee
Brett Kavanaugh: 'I've never had any sexual or physical activity with Dr Ford'
In an exclusive interview with Fox News, Kavanaugh denied the accusations against him and said that he was a virgin at the time of the attacks.
# fire and fury
'What they've done is treason': Donald Trump orders investigation into New York Times piece
The US President has ordered Attorney General Jeff Sessions to root out the author of the piece.
# Fox News
'Wah wah': Ex-Trump campaign boss mocks story of child with Down syndrome separated at border
Official data shows more than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May.
# Sorry
Fox News host Laura Ingraham apologises for mocking Florida shooting survivor online
Several advertisers announced they were dropping Fox News in light of Ingraham’s comments.
# media merger
Walt Disney Company makes deal to buy 21st Century Fox for €44.3 billion
21st Century Fox’s television stations and Fox News channel will be spun off before the sale.
# Sexual Harassment
Megyn Kelly accuses Fox News of protecting Bill O'Reilly from claims
Kelly says she emailed Fox bosses in 2016 to express her outrage at his alleged behaviour.
# take the knee
Donald Trump thinks NFL owners are 'afraid' of players
It’s been a turbulent week for the US president as yet another scandal takes hold of the White House.
# turn around bright eyes
Fox host jokes that Trump looking at eclipse is 'most impressive thing any president has ever done'
Tucker Carlson is a vocal supporter of the US President.
# Investigation
Fox suspends TV host accused of sending lewd messages to colleagues
It’s the latest sexual harassment case to rock Fox News, America’s most watched cable news channel.
# Seth Rich
Lawsuit alleges Fox News created false story about DNC staffer's death with oversight from White House
The death of Seth Rich, a former Democratic National Committee staff member, has attracted numerous conspiracy theories.
# Rock Bottom
Paul Ryan says Republican should apologise for 'bodyslamming' Guardian reporter
Republican incumbent in Montana Greg Gianforte took umbrage with a question asked of him by Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs.
# Media Mogul
Fox News co-founder Roger Ailes dies after falling at his home
He was 77 years old.
# nice guys finish last
Everyone is sneering at this mortifying Fox News notification that reads like it's from the 1950s
# not fake news
O'Reilly could get €23m payout from Fox after being ousted over sexual harassment allegations
He has been in the headlines since an 1 April New York Times investigation revealed that he and Fox had covered up allegations of sexual harassment against him for at least 15 years.
# end of the line
Bill O'Reilly shown the door at Fox News after sexual harassment allegations
O’Reilly’s show had been one of the most-watched current affairs shows on US cable television.
# the axe factor
Bill O'Reilly's future at Fox hangs in balance over sexual harassment claims
Executives are reportedly “preparing to cut ties” with the presenter.
# the factor
Alec Baldwin adds Bill O'Reilly to his impression roster - then has him talk to Donald Trump
Saturday Night Live’s return from hiatus gave the viewing public two Baldwins for the price of one.