FOX, President Trump, Fox News discussed on Press Play with Madeleine Brand


So that means it's time for a regular segment TV on the radio and two weeks ago on the morning of Election Day. President Trump made one of his regular calls into the morning show Fox and friends. He sounded kind of tired, you could tell the final stretch of campaigning have taken its toll. He also sounded annoyed. He criticized Fox News for airing campaign speeches by Joe Biden and former president Barack Obama. Actually, Fox puts him on more than anybody else, which is sort of shocking to make his box. Has changed a lot. And somebody said, What's the biggest difference between this and four years ago? And I say Fox once different No, You still have great people, But you're you're three of them. Okay, so he sounded annoyed, and it's not a kind of like a throwaway line at the time. Trump's usual hyperbole. But then, later that night, Fox was the first network to call Arizona for Joe Biden, and that surely did not sit well with Trump. Two weeks later, he still hasn't gotten over it. He went on a rage Tweet binge late last week, spending most of his morning tweeting or retweeting attacks against Fox News and promoting their competitors. Networks like Newsmax and one American News Network. Just yesterday, Trump tweeted Try watching O A N n really great all caps. So what will the future of conservative cable TV look like? When they're number one viewer is no longer in the Oval Office. We're gonna talk about this now with two people. David Folkenflik, NPR media correspondent. And an authority on all things Fox. He literally wrote the book on Rupert Murdoch. It's called Murdoch's World. The Last of the old media empires. Hi, David. Hey, Madeline. Also joining us is Emily Vander Worf, critical large for a box who covers TV, and she just wrote a piece called My Two Days Watching Newsmax. The network waging War on Fox News from the right Welcome back, Emily. Great to be here. Great to have you back. All right. I want to play another clip. And this is from the past weekend and these air from Trump supporters who went to that million mug of March in D. C. And this is what they said. So, David, I.

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