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Editor’s Note: Encyclo has not been regularly updated since August 2014, so information posted here is likely to be out of date and may be no longer accurate. It’s best used as a snapshot of the media landscape at that point in time.

is an American cable news channel owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.

, Fox News has been the of America’s three primary cable news networks, ahead of MSNBC and CNN. Its , though it remains well ahead of its competitors. It earned , up 19 percent from the previous year, and higher than either CNN or MSNBC.

Fox News has a in about 20 bureaus. It launched the , a cable news channel, in 2007.

Its best-known personalities include , , , , , and .

Fox was to what they saw as the mainstream media’s ideological and political bias.

Over the past decade, Fox has , in addition to news and original reporting. Fox is to have a conservative political outlook, something that has brought it both and , the latter including of being a mouthpiece of the Republican Party, as well as accusations of . It has as news analysts.

Recent surveys have found that Fox News is viewed as both the and of television news networks, with a on each issue.

Fox was among the on the web as of April 2011, though its online audience is smaller than CNN’s or MSNBC’s.

In the mid-2000s, Fox’s site in user interactivity, but Fox’s citizen journalism project was and with News Corp.’s social network MySpace in 2009. In 2009, Fox the community-based political analysis site .

Fox News’ iPhone app was the in 2010, and it launched a free iPad app in June 2011.

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Primary author: Mark Coddington. Main text last updated: March 27, 2014.
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