Posted 43 days ago
Shep Smith was known for arguably being the most liberal person at Fox News before he abruptly left the network in October of 2019. In a new interview with CNN on Tuesday, Smith was quick to blast some of his former colleagues at Fox, accusing them of spreading “disinformation.”
When asked about his role as a straight news anchor on Fox, Smith gave himself a big old pat on the back.
“If you feel like the Fox viewers were getting mis- or disinformation, I was there to make sure that they got it straight,” he said. “There were a lot of others in there who I thought were trying to do the same thing. But I thought that to just abandon it, and to deprive those viewers of and it wasn’t just me there was an entire team working to get the news on the air, to deny them that, with the thought that they might replace it with opinion instead, seemed a little selfish. So I stuck with it as long as I could.”
“Fox News in the opinion sphere and in other Rupert Murdoch enterprises perpetuated so many of the divisions, the lies, the conspiracies, the support — look at Sean Hannity ... (Read more)