Tucker Carlson's Refusal to Apologize Is the 'Fox News Brand'


The audio was released Tuesday amidst a series of releases from the two organizations focused on sexual, racist and homophobic comments Carlson made during weekly appearances on a radio show called "Bubba the Love Sponge Show". It was timed to coincide with Fox's first-ever sales meeting with advertisers on Wednesday, March 12, 2019.

Fox News host Tucker Carlson suffered another revelation of off-color commentary from his past on Wednesday, further complicating the network's pitch to advertisers at this week's "upfront" presentations in NY.

The network is navigating controversies beyond Carlson.

Fox News star Tucker Carlson once argued that women are "extremely primitive" beings who "just need to be quiet and kind of do what you're told", according to newly unearthed audio of the host ranting on a shock jock radio show.

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

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After the initial audio release, Carlson refused to apologize or, as he put it, "express the usual ritual contrition".

The Daily Caller responded to Carusone by accusing the progressive pundit of misleading, given the Media Matters boss used the same blog to promote liberal views he sincerely believed.

This week, Sleeping Giants has been tweeting at companies such as Bayer AG, questioning why they air ads during "Tucker Carlson Tonight".

Fox News said it was looking forward to its advertiser presentation and wouldn't be swayed by the campaign against Carlson. The 100 or so shows we made with Mr. Carlson weren't a secret.

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