Ex-Fox News editor Chris Stirewalt says network viewers would’ve been more prepared for a Trump loss in 2020 if they’d been given ‘a more accurate’ view of the race: book

Former Fox News political editor Chris Stirewalt appears before the House January 6 committee on June 13.
Chris Stirewalt in his forthcoming book wrote of coverage lapses he noticed during his time at Fox News.
In the book, “Broken News,” Stirewalt was critical of how the 2020 election was covered by the network.
Stirewalt was part of Fox’s decision desk, which in 2020 called Arizona for Biden before other major news outlets.

Former Fox News political editor Chris Stirewalt in his forthcoming book said viewers would have been more prepared for former President Donald Trump’s loss in the 2020 presidential election had they been given a “more accurate” assessment of the race through the network’s coverage.

In the book, “Broken News: Why the Media Rage Machine Divides America and How to Fight Back,” Stirewalt — who was fired from Fox in January 2021 — said that over his 11 years at the network, he increasingly saw coverage that didn’t fully capture what viewers needed to…

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