Fox News prime-time hosts ignore rising coronavirus death toll, continue to deny the problem - 2020-07-24

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F0.png Fox News prime-time hosts ignore rising coronavirus death toll, continue to deny the problem July 24, 2020, Eric Kleefeld, Media Matters

Fox's prime-time hosts have continued to ignore the rising U.S. death toll in the coronavirus pandemic, even as the country approaches the milestone of 150,000 officially documented deaths.

A study by Media Matters previously found that as the country was approaching the official number of 100,000 deaths, this grim fact was absent from coverage by Fox's three prime-time hosts: Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity, and Laura Ingraham.

And as the country now closes in on the 150,000 number — with over 1,000 new deaths recorded just yesterday — those same three Fox hosts continue to not only ignore the rising death toll but to even deny the problem:

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{{cite news | first = Eric | last = Kleefeld | author2 = Rob Savillo | title = Fox News prime-time hosts ignore rising coronavirus death toll, continue to deny the problem | url = https://www.mediamatters.org/coronavirus-covid-19/fox-news-prime-time-hosts-ignore-rising-coronavirus-death-toll-continue-deny | work = Media Matters | date = July 24, 2020 | accessdate = July 25, 2020 }}