Tucker Carlson and Don Lemon were unceremoniously removed from their respective positions at Fox News and CNN on Monday.
AllSides analyzed media outlets to determine how they covered both stories, and which of the two stories earned more prominence in outlets on the left and right.
Carlson was framed as both a “right-wing extremist” or a “prime time star” by media across the spectrum.
Tucker Carlson aired previously unseen footage from the January 6 Capitol riot, arguing the footage proves Jan. 6 was not an insurrection.
Last week, right-rated media almost entirely ignored a revelation that threw into question the legitimacy and journalistic integrity of the most-watched cable news network in the country— Fox News (Right Bias).
If cable news giants continue on their race to the bottom, they will get there sooner than they expect.
While accusations of “propaganda” are nothing new in American media, such accusations have taken on a new life since Russia began moving troops to the Ukrainian border.
Last week, nonprofit Media Matters for America, which AllSides gives a media bias rating of Far Left, unearthed statements Fox News host Tucker Carlson (Far Right media bias) made on a shock jock radio show between 2006 and 2011. The reveal was designed to put pressure on advertisers to...