Tucker Carlson and the Misogyny Epidemic at Fox News
Former anchor Heidi Siegmund Cuda exposes the sexism endemic to Fox News and asks what Tucker Carlson’s ousting could mean for the disgraced network
I was running through the Fox 11 newsroom when it still bristled with life, so it must have been about 2006, pre-Great Recession, when the coffers were flush enough to have proper staffing. Within a couple of years, metaphorical tumbleweeds would blow through the LA station, but on that day it was still bustling.
A senior producer stopped me mid-flight, hoisted up his pants and said, “I brought something for you from Las Vegas.”
He had just been to an adult entertainment expo in Sin City – likely just in time for a sweeps ratings period –- and my spidey sense said, ‘this is not going to be good’.