Ron DeSantis’ Anti-Free Speech Crusade Would Cancel Fox News

March 05, 2023

DeSantis’ other primary culture war battle—his crusade against the “corporate media”—also presents a potential outcome for which he likely hasn’t given much consideration. Ron DeSantis, Truth CopAt times, the Florida governor seems like he’d rather be a Fox News host than president. People hold signs during a gathering outside a Books-a-Million bookstore where Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed copies of his book "The Courage to Be Free" in Leesburg, Florida. Fox News Star Says Network Won’t Let Him Cover Fox-Dominion LawsuitBut get this, Fox News lawyers have cited as a defense…New York Times v. Sullivan. But surely, without Sullivan, Fox News would already be toast.