Right-wing star presenter Tucker Carlson has to leave after the network settled a costly legal battle over its election coverage. CNN is also parting ways with a prominent moderator.
There hasn’t been a day like this in the American media for a long time. first announced Fox News on Monday afternoon that moderator Tucker Carlson had parted ways. Carlson’s nightly show is the network’s most successful, having had up to 4.5 million viewers. Minutes after this news hit the ticker, CNN announced that host Don Lemon had been evicted. Carlson and Lemon are two of the most recognizable faces on US television. Applied to Germany, it is as if Anne Will and Marietta Slomka had been fired within minutes.