NBC In Crisis Mode Over Megyn Kelly Interview With Alex Jones

NBC In Crisis Mode Over Megyn Kelly Interview With Alex Jones

NBC In Crisis Mode Over Megyn Kelly Interview With Alex Jones

For her part, Megyn issued a statement regarding the backlash on social media on June 13. Hockley, whose 6-year-old son Dylan was killed at Sandy Hook, founded the organization with Mark Barden, who lost his 7-year-old son Daniel.

"The signs about Megyn Kelly's one-on-one NBC interview with the despicable conspiracy theorist Alex Jones have been bad from the start", wrote Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan on Tuesday. The bank has pulled all of its ads from "all NBC news programming until after the show airs", The Wall Street Journal reports.

But Kelly took to Twitter to assure her followers that Jones 'left me, and many other Americans, asking the very question that prompted this interview: how does Jones, who traffics in these outrageous conspiracy theories, have the respect of the president of the United States and a growing audience of millions?'

Reuters/Brendan McDermidMegyn Kelly defends her interview with Alex Jones.

Alex Jones is the insane purveyor of reprehensible conspiracy theories who deserves disgust, not media limelight. With the upcoming interview airing on Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly, WVIT NBC Connecticut will make sure to give voice to those most affected by the tragedy, and most impacted by the interview. "Letting them rig it, letting them interview me for four hours to edit it together, and then be able to show people what was really said".

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Still, Scott said he supported reporters' right to conduct interviews and access the Capitol. "Not OK", CNN's Manu Raju tweeted . Patty Murray (D-Wash.) to express her dismay at the mysterious rule change on camera in the basement of the Capitol.

A serious investigation of Jones by America's top news network would do the real work of journalism: spreading the truth and holding an influential figure accountable for his risky lies. I've always felt it's important to try to engage and challenge their ideas, and to try to shed light on where those ideas are coming from. "They're scared of what we're doing".

Here's the way out: Kill the planned segment as a one-on-one interview, and use the material as one piece of a no-holds-barred investigation of Alex Jones and others like him. Especially considering that Jones is following Vladimir Putin, who Kelly interviewed for her show's debut (and did a nice job). Jones said in one video about Kelly, "Have you seen how the president sounds just like me?"

Megyn Kelly's interview with Inforwars' Alex Jones for "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly" won't air until Sunday, June 18, but she has already faced repercussions. His radio show reaches millions of listeners every day and his website, Infowars.com, had more than 5 million unique visitors in the month of April, according to Quantcast.

After releasing a preview of the interview, a backlash against Kelly and Jones ensued. "As you know, journalists don't get the choice over who has power or influence in our country".

After his interview had been taped, Jones denounced it on "InfoWars" as "fake news, in my view".

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