A battle over right-wing media bookings is playing out as Fox News reportedly tells guests to not appear on Newsmax
- New reporting by CNN alleges that Fox News higher-ups are asking guests not to appear on Newsmax, its cable TV rival.
- Newsmax’s ratings have exploded after the election as it offers its viewers false hope that President Trump may yet win re-election.
- The move suggests that Fox — though still far ahead on its ratings — is getting nervous about Newsmax’s ascendancy.
- Fox News did not immediately respond to Business Insider’s request for comment, but denied to CNN that there was any such directive from management.
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An intense rivalry over guest appearances and TV ratings is brewing between Fox News and Newsmax, according to CNN.
Fox News sources told CNN that producers are now monitoring guest bookings on Newsmax, and pressuring guests who appear on both channels to stop going on Newsmax.
Fox News denied to