Brian Stelter Updates Hoax to Focus on Tucker Carlson, Newsmax, Capitol Insurrection


CNN’s Brian Stelter has updated Hoax: Donald Trump, Fox News, and the Dangerous Distortion of Truth, his bestselling book about the relationship between former President Donald Trump and Fox News, to include coverage of the end of Trump’s presidency, the growing influence of right-wing media outlets Newsmax and One America News Network, and other post-election topics.

The changes to the book include coverage of the end of Trump’s presidency, false claims of voter fraud which culminated in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, and the apparent increased influence of Newsmax and OAN, according to a report by Associated Press media writer David Bauder.

“With Trump out of office and Fox out of its usual first place spot in the ratings, the story now seems complete,” Stelter said in the Sunday edition of his Reliable Sources newsletter. “So I wrote a brand new…

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