Sep 22, 2021 • 47M


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Byline Supplement
As the name might suggest, the Byline Times podcast is the podcast of the Byline Times - telling you what the papers DON'T say.
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Rupert Murdoch's Fox News was Donald Trump's favoured TV channel - not least because Fox anchors shamelessly fawned over him, both during his time as a Republican candidate, then during his Presidency. But did the line between journalism and propaganda go too far? And what role did Fox have to play in the insurrection of January 6 2021, when a mob attacked the Capitol in Washington D.C. claiming that the election had been stolen?

Adrian Goldberg talks to Sarah Ferguson, who recently presented "Fox And The Big Lie", a two part documentary for Australia's ABC network. She interviewed company 'insiders' who witnessed the developing relationship between Trump, Fox, and Murdoch.

We also hear from Byline Times co-founder Peter Jukes about the prospects for Murdoch's proposed new UK channel Talk TV which has hired Piers Morgan as its star presenter.

Produced in Birmingham by Adrian Goldberg and Harvey White.

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