Shortly after the election, Megyn Kelly left the Fox News Network, but many saw it as a good thing considering she was not a supporter of Donald Trump.
A few months earlier, the mastermind of Fox News, Roger Ailes, was forced to resign after sexual harassment charges against him surfaced. But that was just the beginning of the Fox News drama.
A few month ago, Judge Napolitano was abruptly pulled off air after claiming the U.K. was involved in a wiretapping scheme against President Trump. Although he returned more than two weeks later, the rumors circulated about what was happening at Fox News: Are they moving to the left?
Then, things got really bad when Bill O’Reilly was shockingly pulled from his show in April after an article in The New York Times revealed he and Fox News had dished out $13M in settlements to women who claimed he sexually harassed them. O’Reilly maintained his innocence, but even so, the Murdoch family had no problem turning the lights out on the number one cable news program in America.
Last week, another lawsuit was filed against Fox News, this time for racial discrimination. Then, Jesse Watters suddenly went on vacation after making “cute” remarks about how Ivanka Trump spoke into a microphone. Rumors that Watters was being pushed out by the liberal-leaning Murdochs turned out to be untrue, but even so, it left viewers wondering if Fox News is on a firing frenzy.
Yesterday, the changes at Fox grew bigger as co-president Bill Shine was forced into a resignation that Sean Hannity feared was coming. Hannity, who at this point is the only nationally-recognized name remaining at the network, recently tweeted a comment that is now leaving the cable news industry wondering what happens next at Fox.
In his tweet, Hannity said that if Shine were to leave, it would spell the end of FOX as we know it. Well, with Shine now gone, what is next?
The question becomes, with Fox News no longer the same place without Shine, will Hannity leave Fox News? We want to know what you think. Should he leave? Should he send a clear message and move on to something and somewhere else?
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