Mon. May 27th, 2024

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It’s not precisely clear what’s going to occur with Tucker Carlson’s new present. It’s doable that Fox could sue him for his breach of contract. It’s doable they gained’t.

As beforehand acknowledged, Carlson is an immensely standard determine. Disaffection with mainstream and legacy media is at an all time excessive, and audiences are casting about for various sources of knowledge. Tucker, sadly, is a type of various sources, and he has made a reputation for himself by drawing a giant, brassy distinction between the extremely flawed community information media of our instances and his personal, free-wheeling model of extremely editorialized, news-adjacent content material.

However Carlson isn’t precisely an antidote to the issues of the mainstream media—hell, he’s a product of it. He’s additionally much less a journalist than he’s a commentator, which implies he’s principally only a man with a megaphone and a viewpoint. Whether or not you agree or disagree with these views, they will’t change literal precise journalists, who dig up tales and report the information.

Sadly, the media that Carlson is perpetually at battle with is in hassle—as might be seen by the Chris Licht-related drama over at CNN, the continuing disaster at Fox, and MSNBC’s personal uneven scores. Individuals clearly want a greater mannequin of stories than the one they’re getting however, for the foreseeable future, they’re going to get Carleson—whether or not they prefer it or not.

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