'Fox Is Not News': Brianna Keilar Lets Loose In CNN Morning Show Debut

Written by on April 19, 2021

CNN’s Brianna Keilar hit the bottom working at her new morning anchor gig Monday with a blistering evaluation of how Fox Information makes use of its on-screen graphics to unfold misinformation.

“Fox within the period of President Joe Biden is a carousel of conspiracy theories and fearmongering. So actually what I’m saying isn’t a lot has modified,” mentioned Keilar, who beforehand anchored a day slot on CNN, in her first look as co-anchor of “New Day.”

“However the chyrons, these headlines you see on the backside of your display screen? They’re getting noticeably extra inventive.”

She accused the right-wing community of utilizing these graphics to push disinformation about Biden being senile and including query marks to the tip of its unfaithful messages as a “fig leaf for a conspiracy concept.”

“Different Fox banners suggest that Biden principally belongs in a house, and certainly one of their major specialists actually known as in from his retirement residence in Florida. One other is that this man, the notorious Fox doc they’ve on to provide a, quote, ‘digital medical examination,’ then reaching the evidence-free conclusion Biden is off his rocker, pushes the conspiracy concept he’s a puppet of a deep state.”

She additionally known as out the community’s “public disservice” all through the pandemic and its tradition warfare grievances. The community has fomented vaccine hesitancy, forged doubt on public well being officers and misled its viewers on scientific information, all whereas devoting hours of airtime to non-issues just like the faux “cancellation” of Dr. Seuss and Mr. Potato Head.

Watch Keilar’s section beneath. 


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