Author: Aidan McLaughlin

Fox Chairman Rupert Murdoch Reportedly Mandated Vaccines and Testing at His 90th Birthday

Are vaccine mandates a useful tool for limiting the spread and toll of Covid-19 or are they a crazed infringement on personal liberty? For Fox News, the answer is complicated. The network’s top hosts have waged a campaign against vaccine mandates for months (on Thursday night a Fox host aired a petrifying graphic during a […]

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Steve Doocy Defends Son Pete From Clash With President: ‘Joe Biden Doesn’t Know What the Joe Biden Administration is Doing!’

Fox & Friends host Steve Doocy defended his son Pete from a clash with President Joe Biden over a report on payments to families separated at the border under the previous administration. Pete Doocy, a Fox News White House reporter, asked Biden at a press conference Thursday about a report that the administration is in […]

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October Ratings: Fox News’ The Five is the Most Watched Show For First Time in History

We here at Mediaite have documented, in our daily ratings coverage, the remarkable rise of Fox News show The Five. The program has taken to regularly beating out all of prime time on MSNBC, CNN and Fox News, a considerable feat for a 5 p.m. show. Now ratings for the month of October are in, […]

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Newsmax White House Reporter Deletes Tweet Claiming Covid Vaccine Contains a Satan-Involved Tracker

Newsmax White House correspondent Emerald Robinson posted a nuts tweet claiming that Covid-19 vaccines contain some sort of satanic tracker with an unsubtle moniker. “Dear Christians: the vaccines contain a bioluminescent marker called LUCIFERASE so that you can be tracked,” Robinson wrote Monday in a tweet that has since been deleted. “Read the last book […]

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‘They’re Hysterical’: Tucker Carlson Absurdly Claims Washington Post Report is a Rebuttal to His Jan. 6 Documentary

Tucker Carlson appeared on Fox & Friends Monday to promote and defend his new series on the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. A trailer for the three-part series, which airs on Fox Nation, was released last week. It sparked criticism from inside and outside Fox News thanks to its unsubtle reliance on violent […]

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Rolling Stone’s New Editor Noah Shachtman Talks Scoops, the Future of Print, and Taking on Rock’s Sacred Cows

Noah Shachtman, a veteran journalist who cut his teeth as a national security reporter before rising to the top of the Daily Beast masthead, joined Rolling Stone earlier this year as its new editor in chief. The hire has brought renewed attention and buzz to the 54-year-old rock magazine. At the Beast, Shachtman presided over […]

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Maggie Haberman Hits WSJ For Printing Trump Lies: Trump Has Always ‘Used News Processes Against News Outlets’

New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman criticized the Wall Street Journal on Thursday for printing a letter from former President Donald Trump that pushed false claims of a rigged election — many of which have been debunked by the Wall Street Journal. The letter to the editor, sent from Palm Beach and published in full […]

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Fox News Host Destroys Tucker Carlson’s Replacement Theory

Tucker Carlson once again made the case last night that the Democratic Party is “replacing” Americans with undocumented immigrants, a group the Fox News host describes as “more obedient” Democratic voters. Carlson has been promoting the idea on his Fox News show for months, despite a public backlash against a prominent cable news host proudly […]

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Madison Cawthorn Insists 2020 Election Was Stolen From Trump When Student Activist Confronts Him

Republican lawmakers have struggled with former President Donald Trump’s false claim the 2020 election was stolen. Some have opted to dodge the question, conceding that Joe Biden is the current president but insisting there are “questions” about the way 2020 was carried out. Others are flat out insisting it was stolen, despite all evidence. Rep. […]

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