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Wed Aug 26, 2020, 10:12 AM

Fox News Rejects Anti-Trump Ad During RNC, Teachers Union Says


(HuffPost) Fox News refused to air a TV ad blasting President Donald Trump’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic during the Republican National Convention, telling the labor union funding it that it was inaccurate.

The 30-second spot from the American Federation of Teachers’ super PAC, AFT Solidarity, slams Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) for what the union says is failure to provide adequate personal protective equipment to educators and plan for a safe return to public schools during the coronavirus outbreak.

“Enough is enough,” the ad says. “This November, say ‘no’ to Trump and McConnell’s chaos.”



Fox News told HuffPost that it informed the union’s representatives that it would air ad if the union corrected what it considered a questionable claim. .........(more)

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/teachers-union-fox-news-ad-gop-convention_n_5f45ec97c5b64f17e135d629?



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marmar Aug 26 OP
Cha Aug 26 #1
not_the_one Aug 26 #2
BComplex Aug 26 #3
WhiskeyGrinder Aug 26 #4
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Response to marmar (Original post)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 10:15 AM

1. That sucks.. mustn't tell the truth about the Putin wannabe.

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 10:18 AM

2. Other networks, in solidarity, could refuse all Trump ads, since they are ALL full of lies...

and credit Fox News with their decision.

but who am I kidding?

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Response to marmar (Original post)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 10:18 AM

3. Fox is a business that is restricting freedom of speech. They should be sued.

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Response to BComplex (Reply #3)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 10:23 AM

4. It's not, of course.

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Response to BComplex (Reply #3)

Wed Aug 26, 2020, 11:28 AM

5. ??? Foxnews is a private enterprise and they can decide what ads to run or not. Nothing to do

with free speech

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