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Fox News Unveils Plans to Expand Beyond Politics, Hard News at Upfront

After devoting constant chatter to the 2020 election and the coronavirus pandemic, Fox News wants to make sure to talk about other subjects, including sports and weather. During an upfront presentation to ad buyers and clients Tuesday, executives from Fox News Media told Madison Avenue they intended to expand programming beyond the news of the […]
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Fox Buys Clay Travis’ ‘Outkick’ Sports-News Site

Fox Corporation has purchased Outkick, the conservative-leaning sports-news site founded by entrepreneur and online personality Clay Travis. The acquisition was unveiled by Lachlan Murdoch, the company’s CEO, during a call with investors on Wednesday. Financial terms were not disclosed. “As Fox further diversifies our growing digital portfolio and broadens our position in the sports wagering […]
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Fox Corp. Sees Q3 Profit Rise Despite Revenue Dips After Super Bowl, 2020 News Cycle

Fox Corporation said profit in its third fiscal quarter rose owing to increases in value of some of its outside investments, even as overall revenue fell due to comparisons with 2020, which contained a Super Bowl and a red-hot news cycle focused on the Trump administration and the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Revenue fell […]
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Chuck Grassley Tweets That Cable Companies Have Gotten 'To [Sic] Big Like Goggle [Sic]'

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa has always used Twitter in a rather bizarre way. After all, who can forget Grassley classics like “PantsBurnLegWood” of 2009 and “WH:ANSWER MY LETTER” of 2017? But the senator’s tweets over the weekend were particularly weird, even if you agreed with his central premise.Read more...
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Why Tucker Carlson is too big for Fox News to cancel

People pass by a promo of Fox News host Tucker Carlson on the News Corporation building in New York, U.S., March 13, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Tucker Carlson went viral Monday night, telling his viewers to call the cops on people. Carlson's anti-mask segment is a new call to action for him, according to Fox observers. He's now "hoping that his audience doesn't take him too seriously," Erik Wemple told Insider. See more stories on Insider's business page. Can a cable ne...
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Mike Lindell slammed Fox News for not reporting his lawsuit against Dominion during another rant about the media

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Mike Lindell urged Fox News to invite him on air to discuss MyPillow's $1.6 billion lawsuit against Dominion. MyPillow advertises on Fox News - but relations between the broadcaster and Lindell have soured. "Why don't you report? Fox, report, have me on," Lindell said during a livestream on his new social-media site, Frank. See more stories on Insider's business page. MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell isn...
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Fox has no problem with Tucker Carlson's 'replacement theory' remarks, says Lachlan Murdoch

Fox Corporation chief executive Lachlan Murdoch dismissed the Anti-Defamation League's demand that the company fire host Tucker Carlson, telling the organization in a letter that his company saw no problem with comments Carlson made about the racist "great replacement" theory.
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Lachlan Murdoch dismisses ADL complaint, says Fox sees no problem with Tucker Carlson's 'replacement theory' remarks

Fox Corporation chief executive Lachlan Murdoch dismissed the Anti-Defamation League's demand that the company fire host Tucker Carlson, telling the organization in a letter that his company saw no problem with comments Carlson made about the racist "great replacement" theory.
Tags: Cnn, Fox, Tucker Carlson, ADL, Carlson, Lachlan Murdoch, Fox Corporation


Bret Baier Signs Five-Year Pact With Fox News Channel

Anchor Bret Baier has renewed his contract with Fox News Channel, extending a pact that was last negotiated in 2019. The deal will keep Baier at the network for the next few years, and will maintain his roles as anchor and executive editor of the Fox Corp. network’s “Special Report” and as the outlet’s chief […]
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Kayleigh McEnany Will Co-Anchor Fox News Channel’s ‘Outnumbered’

Kayleigh McEnany, the former White House Press Secretary during the Trump administration, will take on a regular anchoring job at Fox News Channel, co-hosting the daytime program, “Outnumbered,” a move that helps cement the Fox Corporation-backed outlet’s Trump ties in the aftermath of the 2020 election. Starting April 6, McEnany will appear regularly on the […]
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It's time that Fox News is considered a political organization, not a news network

Fox News opinion host Sean Hannity NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images Fox Corporation CEO Lachlan Murdoch stated that Fox News would act as "the loyal opposition" to Biden. If this is the case, as made evident by the network's sensationalist punditry, then they should be considered a political organization and not a news network. Under this classification, Fox News would have to raise money for donors and PACs, not cable subscribers. Matt Walton was the 2015 Republican nominee for the ...
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Dominion Voting Systems Files $1.6 Billion Defamation Lawsuit Against Fox News

Dominion Voting Systems filed a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News, alleging that the Fox Corporation-backed cable outlet made false claims about the company’s actions and influence on the 2020 presidential election. It is the second legal proceeding made against Fox News for its coverage of the aftermath of the 2020 race for the […]
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Fox Strikes Ad-Tech Deal With Comcast’s FreeWheel

Fox Corporation is moving to offer the advertising of the future. The company said it struck a partnership with FreeWheel, a Comcast unit that specializes in digital advertising placement and measurement, to offer addressable advertising on content that is viewed within Comcast properties, such as its Xfinity cable service or its Xfinity Flex or Cox […]
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Is Viet Dinh The Most Powerful Lawyer In America?

Reports of his power are greatly exaggerated, says Fox’s top lawyer — but there’s no denying that he's had a most interesting and impressive career.
Tags: Politics, Law, America, Fox, Fox News, Fox News Channel, Paul Clement, Harvard Law School, Mark Filip, In-House Counsel, Media and Journalism, Viet Dinh, Fox Corporation


Fox Corp. Strikes Ad-Tech Pact With Operative Media

Fox Corp. has partnered with Operative Media that will help Fox supervise all of the advertising inventory across its portfolio, a new sign of how media companies are evolving to track commercial buys across a wider array of different media types. Fox will weave Operative’s cloud native sales technology platform across its portfolio of entertainment, […]
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Fox Corp. Exec Viet Dinh Plays Down Speculation He’s Making Big Decisions at Company

The chief legal officer of Fox Corporation tried to throw cold water on growing speculation that he has taken on a broader role at the company, making decisions about the company on behalf of its CEO Lachlan Murdoch,. In an interview with David Lat, writer of the Substack newsletter “Original Jurisdiction,” Viet Dinh, Fox Corp.’s […]
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Fox Corp. Defers Office Reopening Date to ‘No Earlier Than Sept. 7’ (EXCLUSIVE)

In an internal memo to Fox Corporation employees Tuesday morning, Lachlan Murdoch told staff that the company is deferring its next possible phase one reopening date to “no earlier than September 7, immediately after Labor Day.” The company had previously set a return-to-work date no earlier than April of this year, amid the ongoing pandemic. […]
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Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch Predicts Fox News Rebound Under Biden

Democrats aren’t the only ones glad Joe Biden is in the Oval Office. Lachlan Murdoch, CEO of the company that owns Fox News Channel, is as well. Murdoch predicted Thursday that Fox News, the economic engine of his company, Fox Corporation, would lead cable news in the ratings once again after ceding ground in recent […]
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CEOs like Google's Sundar Pichai and Microsoft's Satya Nadella are among the most overpaid CEOs, according to a new report

Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during a developers conference. REUTERS/Stephen Lam As You Sow has released its seventh annual report detailing the 100 most overpaid CEOs. The top 30 CEOs on the list includes Alphabet's Sundar Pichai and Microsoft's Satya Nadella. Nine companies have made the list every year, including Walt Disney, Goldman Sachs, and IBM. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. CEOs like Alphabet's Sundar Pichai and Microsoft's Satya Nadella are among the t...
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Fox News Plans ‘Irreverent’ Late-Night Show at 11 PM With Greg Gutfeld

Fox News Channel plans to fill its 11 p.m. weeknight hour with an “irreverent” late-night show from host Greg Gutfeld, the latest in a series of programming maneuvers the Fox Corporation-owned outlet has put into place in the aftermath of the 2020 presidential election as it grapples with recent viewership declines. The news show currently […]
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Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott Extends Contract

The leadership of several prominent TV-news outlets has changed in recent months. But a similar transition will not be taking place at Fox News. Suzanne Scott, the CEO of Fox News Media, has extended her contract to continue leading the large unit, which is the biggest financial contributor to Fox Corporation.  Scott’s new term, said […]
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Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott Extends Contract With Company

The leadership of several prominent TV-news outlets has changed in recent months. But that transition will not be taking place at Fox News. Suzanne Scott, the CEO of Fox News Media, has extended her contract to continue leading the large unit, which is the biggest financial contributor to Fox Corporation.  Scott’s new term, said to […]
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Fox Corporation Sees Q2 Profit Fall Despite Revenue Gains

Fox Corporation said profit fell in its fiscal second quarter despite revenue gains that were fueled by political advertising at its local stations and digital advertising at its large Fox News Media unit. The owner of Fox News Channel, Fox Sports and the Fox broadcast network said net income attributable to shareholders came to $224 […]
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Fox News Files Motion to Dismiss Smartmatic’s $2.7 Billion Defamation Lawsuit

Fox News Media made a bid Monday to quash a massive $2.7 billion defamation lawsuit that has called into question segments delivered on at least three of its programs, saying the legal case presented by voting-technology firm Smartmatic is “meritless” and would “chill First Amendment activities.” Smartmatic, a maker of software that helps in elections,  […]
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Voting Technology Company Files $2.7 Billion Lawsuit Against Fox News and Others

hcs_$reboot shares a report from The New York Times: Rupert Murdoch's Fox Corporation and three of its popular anchors are the targets of a $2.7 billion defamation lawsuit filed on Thursday by Smartmatic, a company that became a prominent subject of discredited theories about widespread fraud in the 2020 presidential election. Smartmatic, an election technology company, filed the suit in New York State Supreme Court against the Fox Corporation, Fox News, and the anchors Lou Dobbs, Maria Bartirom...
Tags: Tech, Fox, Fox News, The New York Times, Rupert Murdoch, Giuliani, Trump, Sidney Powell, Powell, Donald J Trump, New York State Supreme Court, Jeanine Pirro, Smartmatic, Rudolph W Giuliani, Fox Corporation, Lou Dobbs Maria Bartiromo


Election-Tech Firm Smartmatic Sues Fox News and Three Personalities for More Than $2.7 Billion

Smartmatic, a maker of voting technology whose name has been the subject of disparaging commentary from a handful of conservative-news outlets, on Thursday said it had sued Fox News and three of its popular on-air personalities — Lou Dobbs, Maria Bartiromo and Jeanine Pirro — for more than $2.7 billion, citing efforts made on Fox […]
Tags: News, Fox News, Fox News Channel, Election 2020, Jeanine Pirro, Smartmatic, Fox Corporation, Lou Dobbs Maria Bartiromo


Fox News Lays Off Digital Employees Amid Reorganization

Fox News is laying off some employees who work for its digital operations, part of an ongoing examination of its overall business that has been in place since the fall. “As we conclude the 2020 election cycle, Fox News Digital has realigned its business and reporting structure to meet the demands of this new era,” […]
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Experts say the Trump allies and right-wing media outlets facing defamation lawsuits from the voting-technology company Dominion could be on the hook for huge sums if they lose

Sidney Powell and President Donald Trump. Getty Images Dominion Voting Systems — an election-technology company implicated in false conspiracy theories about the 2020 presidential election — filed a $1.3 billion lawsuit against Sidney Powell, an architect of the conspiracy theories, on Friday. Attorneys for Dominion and Smartmatic, another election-technology company, have warned of lawsuits against President Donald Trump, Fox News, Newsmax, and One America News. Legal experts told Insider...
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Dominion is going after Trump allies and right-wing media over election conspiracy theories. Experts say the voting technology company's defamation lawsuits could be devastating if they win.

Sidney Powell and President Donald Trump. Getty Images Dominion Voting Systems — an election technology company implicated in false conspiracy theories about the 2020 presidential election — filed a $1.3 billion lawsuit against Sidney Powell, an architect of the conspiracy theories, on Friday. Attorneys for Dominion and Smartmatic, another election technology company, have warned of potential lawsuits against President Donald Trump, Fox News, Newsmax, and One America News. Legal experts to...
Tags: Politics, New York, Texas, News, Congress, Washington, White House, US, America, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, United States, Washington Dc, New York Times


Fox CFO Hints Company Could Drop ‘Thursday Night Football’

Fox Corporation is currently the only NFL media partner to carry two different football franchises. Depending on the future costs of those games, Fox may be content to carry just one. The chief financial officer of the company said Tuesday that if forced to make a decision about whether to carry just Sunday-afternoon football games […]
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