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Do you expect Fox News to report the facts?

A Fox News lawyer argued that Tucker Carlson's show is not about the news or the facts, it is just commentary. In a separate incident, Fox News ran photoshopped images that depicted armed men at the Seattle Capitol Hill Occupied Protest area. Fox News anchors repeatedly downplayed the coronavirus outbreak as an overblown attack on the president, calling people who warned about the outbreak "panic pushers." The news channel which abandoned its "fair and balanced" motto has also abandoned any pretense of reporting the news—critics say it is dedicated to serving as a pro-Trump stalwart. However, Fox News is one of the most-watched news channels for a reason—it provides the news and allows viewers to decide for themselves. As a Fox News lawyers said, "would a reasonable viewer be coming here [to ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’] and thinking, ‘This is where I’m going to be hearing the news of the day?’"

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According to Fox News' lawyers, Tucker Carlson has no obligation, to tell the truth, or to investigate whether or not the things he says are true. This latest admission is only the latest in a long history of broadcasting misleading news or outright lies. This behavior has consequences—a University of Chicago study specifically found that viewers of Sean Hannity's show ended up getting sick with COVID-19 at higher rates. 

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Previous Fox News hosts like Sean Hannity argued that their role is to bring interesting and pertinent information and let the audience decide. That's shown to be something that the Fox News audience appreciates—they consistently are the most-watched news channel in the United States. Conservatives created a #StandWithTuckerCarlson hashtag to defend the host against criticism. 

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