Is FOX News Already Appeasing Donald Trump?

The company clearly has not learned any lessons.

Lauren Elizabeth
3 min readJun 2, 2023
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Since before Trump even came down that escalator to announce his intentions to run for President in the 2016 election, the way he has been handled by the media has been troubling to say the least. Personally I’m not going to forget the fact that instead of covering Bernie Sanders’ rally, CNN decided to spend that time with a camera filming Trump’s empty podium instead.

Priorities, right?

But of course it wasn’t just CNN, there was FOX News of course as well and evidently, recent reports would indicate that they don’t really intend on changing course for the 2024 election.

William Vaillancourt with The Daily Beast writes:

“Prior to hosting a town hall event with Donald Trump Thursday in Iowa, Fox News host Sean Hannity vowed not to correct false statements from the former President. “I am not there to debate the candidate. I am not there to argue with the candidate. I am there to ask questions and let the candidate give their answer and let the audience ask their questions,” Hannity said on his radio show Thursday afternoon…”

Well that’s nice.

Mainstream media truly is a cancer, isn’t it? It’s hard not to read things like this without…



Lauren Elizabeth

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