How cable news covered the Jan. 6 committee hearings


There were so many surreal moments during the initial House Select Committee hearings investigating the Jan. 6 Thursday night uprising that it’s hard to pick just one.

But not impossible.

ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and MSNBC covered the hearing live. As well they should — this is by any reasonable definition news. And what transpired made it even more important to cover.

Reasonable being the operative word. Fox News did not broadcast them live, shunting coverage to Fox Business.

Fox News stuck with Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham

But there’s more to it than that. Fox News didn’t just stick with its prime-time lineup of Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham. Instead, he sought to actively undermine the hearings.



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