On Fox News, suddenly a very different tune about the coronavirus - 2020-03-16

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F43.png On Fox News, suddenly a very different tune about the coronavirus March 16, 2020, Paul Farhi, Washington Post

For weeks, some of Fox News's most popular hosts downplayed the threat of the coronavirus, characterizing it as a conspiracy by media organizations and Democrats to undermine President Trump.

Fox News personalities such as Sean Hannity and Laura In­graham accused the news media of whipping up "mass hysteria" and being "panic pushers." Fox Business host Trish Regan called the alleged media-Democratic alliance "yet another attempt to impeach the president."

But that was then.

With Trump's declaration on Friday that the virus constitutes a national emergency, the tone on Fox News has quickly shifted.

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