'Crazy.' 'Nuts.' Six wild revelations from the Fox News defamation case

February 19, 2023

Fox News has maintained that its coverage of Trump's claims were newsworthy, despite being false, and therefore protected under the 1st Amendment. 'Crazy,' they call themIn nine instances, Fox News hosts and executives use the word “nuts” when describing the unsubstantiated Dominion charges and the people who spread them. Most of the time, the adjectives describe Sidney Powell, Trump's attorney who was responsible for making the most outrageous false claims, alongside fellow lawyer Rudy Giuliani. Gary Schreier, senior vice president of programming at Fox Business, said anchor Maria Bartiromo was “saying [crazy] s—” online. A Fox News executive, David Clark, told another producer: “They took her off cuz they were being crazy.