One of the biggest stories in conservative media the last couple weeks has been the beating Fox News host Laura Ingraham has been taking from advertisers since she made fun of David Hogg, one of the more outspoken survivors of the Parkland school shooting, on Twitter. More than two dozen sponsors have fled her show in the past two weeks. But maybe not all is lost — Ingraham, as played by Kate McKinnon, visited Weekend Update on this week’s “SNL” to speak to co-host Colin Jost and unveil a whole host of totally real new sponsors for her show. Including “Carl’s Sr. ...
After a weeklong hiatus, Fox News TV host Laura Ingraham returned to her show, The Ingraham Angle, on Monday. All this followed her hotly debated feud with Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg. Ingraham apologized for saying the teenager was “whining” about not getting accepted into some colleges, but the damage was done. The host, however, didn’t miss a beat as she headed straight into a 10-minute-long segment about freedom of speech called “Defending the First.” Though she didn’t mention Hogg by name, she faced her controversy head on, saying, “I have been the victim of a boycott.
Laura Ingraham marshaled the best defense possible by framing the David Hogg controversy as a free-speech issue, and she announced a new, regular feature called "Defending the First."
CNN host Ana Cabrera gave Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg a bit of a grilling — by CNN’s standards — over the weekend, telling the high school student that many have called him a bully over the boycott he launched against Laura Ingraham. “Some people are calling you a bully,” Cabrera told Hogg before reading a quote from conservative commentator Erick Erickson, who accused the teenager of bullying the Fox News host for not accepting her apology. “What do you say to that?” Cabrera asked Hogg.
Fox News personalities like Laura Ingraham push and push and push the edge of what is indecent outrage, and when they go over the line and start being punished for it, they fold.
Parkland, Florida school shooting survivor David Hogg called on his Twitter followers Wednesday night to boycott Fox News host Laura Ingraham’s advertisers, after she called him a whiner.
Fox News's primetime lineup on Wednesday — and replays on Thursday morning's "Fox & Friends" — found ways to deny students all across the country any sense of purpose, intelligence, and activism on National Walkout Day.
As a demonstration of everything TV news does right and does wrong, it's hard to beat the media-storm created by former Trump campaign adviser Sam Nunberg on Monday.
Fox News finished out 2017 as the most-watched basic cable channel for the second year in a row — and as the most influential purveyor of fake news.
Minnesota's Sen. Al Franken announced on Thursday morning that he will resign in the wake of accusations of sexual misconduct.
Do you think Ingraham or Hannity are going to look at the Colbert/Benanti sketch and realize it's actually pro-Melania? Don't count on it.