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Media analyst: Fueling mistrust is part of Murdoch’s business model

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“He basically came in like the guys in the 19th century,” Carter said, “and in the pursuit of wealth and power, he was willing to despoil things like they did the environment. And what they’re doing now to democracy.”

Murdoch’s business model has been successful. But Carter said his network is going into “moral bankruptcy,” pointing to Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who teased on Wednesday a three-part special promoting 1/6 trutherism.

The trailer for the show promoted by Carlson, titled “Patriot Purge,” will air on the network’s Fox Nation streaming platform, and featured rhetoric about a “false flag” operation, the notion that the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol was an inside job planned by the government as part of its alleged war against Trump supporters.

On “Reliable Sources” Sunday, CNN Chief’s Media Correspondent Brian Stelter asked Julie Roginsky, a former Fox News contributor and Democratic strategist, for her impressions of the…

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