The Fox Effect follows the career of Ailes from his early work as a television producer and media consultant for Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan, and George H.W. Bush. Consequently, when he was hired in 1996 as the president of Rupert Murdoch’s flagship conservative cable news network, Ailes had little journalism experience, but brought to the job the mindset of a political operative. As Brock and Rabin-Havt demonstrate through numerous examples, Ailes used his extraordinary power and influence to spread a partisan political agenda....
"Pretty good - just a liberal confirmation bias boo"
Over the past few years, researchers have used the term "Fox News Effect" to describe the significant bump the network was capable of granting favored Republican candidates.
"'Fox News Effect' out in Force for Trump, Pew Survey Finds" is from the January 18, 2017 Tech section of USA Today. It was written by Marco della Cava and narrated by Mark Ashby.