Fox News' Tucker Carlson Torn Apart By Samantha Bee


According to The Daily Beast, in the newest audio recording Carlson talks about approaching the teen contestant in the bathroom: "I was thinking about tapping my foot next to her stall", he said. It was timed to coincide with Fox's first-ever sales meeting with advertisers on Wednesday, March 12, 2019.

The network is navigating controversies beyond Carlson.

Fox News did not respond to Fortune's request for comment.

Rupert Murdoch's news organization has weathered boycott calls in the past, and it's not totally reliant on advertising.

Media Matter organized a protest outside the Fox News headquarters in NY to coincide with the meeting between network executives and advertisers.

On Sunday, Media Matters for America released recordings of a number of calls Carlson made to a shock-jock radio show between 2006 and 2011.

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A defiant Carlson opened his show Monday night railing against the liberal mob. In this segment, we go behind the scenes to examine the strategy of the Media Matters smear machine.

Tucker Carlson is losing advertisers-again.

The pressure seems to work on some companies. "Media Matters caught me saying something naughty on a radio show more than a decade ago", Carlson wrote on Twitter.

Fox News said it was looking forward to its advertiser presentation and wouldn't be swayed by the campaign against Carlson.

Tucker will keep banging that drum, as long as Fox News keeps employing him.

In the clips, Carlson makes sexist remarks and inappropriate comments about underage girls ー he even defends Warren Jeffs, the former leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, who was sentenced to life in prison on two felony counts of child sexual assault.