On Thursday and Friday, Trump was on three different Fox News shows
and two right-leaning radio shows
(one of which is hosted by Fox News’ Mark Levin). In total, he racked up approximately four hours of free airtime, which in turn produced an “echo” since the outlets repeat his talking points without much fact checking.
In one notable segment Friday, Trump appeared with Fox’s Dr. Marc Siegel, who gave the president a bizarre medical assessment.
“It sounded like something … that you would see an authoritarian do on a state-run television network out in some other country,” remarked CNN’s Senior