House Democrats Try Pressuring TV Carriers to Stop Hosting Fox, OAN, and Newsmax

House Democrats are attempting to pressure television carriers into deplatforming Fox News and two other cable news channels, arguing they have been spreading “misinformation” related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reps. Jerry McNerney (D-Calif.) and Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.) wrote to 12 cable, satellite, and streaming companies, urging them to take steps they asserted would combat the spread of misleading information.

The lawmakers alleged Fox, Newsmax, and One America News, spread misinformation about the November 2020 elections and COVID-19, and wondered why carriers “have done nothing in response to the misinformation aired by these outlets.” Read more….

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