On Friday, Information Corp Chairman Rupert Murdoch was vaccinated in opposition to COIVD-19. The media mogul acquired the inoculation in England, the place as a result of his age, he certified to get the vaccine early on.
The 89 year-old man receiving the remedy wouldn’t be an enormous deal if Murdoch didn’t personal Fox Information. He’s, nonetheless, is in control of a community that has completed every part in its energy to unfold misinformation in regards to the coronavirus.
Throughout his Friday night time broadcast, Chris Hayes ripped into Murdoch and Fox for the hypocrisy. The MSNBC host began, “For the previous 9 months or so, Rupert Murdoch-owned media entities have by and huge waged a warfare in opposition to public well being and the scientific consensus on containing the coronavirus.”
Hayes continued, “And what makes it all of the extra infuriating is that, as now we have famous, whereas Fox hosts have been dismissing the consultants and suggesting that lockdowns don’t work and ridiculing folks that keep away from the workplace, and observe public well being pointers, many Fox Information workers have been working remotely, actually on the similar time.”
Chris Hayes blasts Rupert Murdoch for getting COVID vaccine as his Fox anchors push misinformation. pic.twitter.com/7ZmBnijj63
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The MSNBC host closed the section, “Murdoch even thanked important employees and the workers of the Nationwide Well being Service, an establishment that’s held up as this totally demonic specter by Fox Information in American healthcare debates, and Murdoch additionally strongly inspired individuals world wide to get the vaccine. Exactly the form of group suppose tyrannical propaganda his community was railing in opposition to.”
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