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Rupert Murdoch stepping down at Fox

Rupert Murdoch, the longtime head of News Corp. and Fox, will step down as chairman and take on the role of chairman emeritus, capping a 7-decade career that built a media dynasty ranging from cable television to tabloid newspapers and turned him into one of the world's most influential media executives. David Folkenflik is a media correspondent for NPR and author of "Murdoch's World: The Last of the Old Media Empires." He joined CBS News to discuss Murdoch's decision.


Fallout over McCarthy's release of Jan. 6 video to Fox

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy's release of about 40,000 hours of Jan. 6 footage to Fox News host Tucker Carlson is sparking backlash from Republican lawmakers. It also comes as Fox News is defending itself against a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit brought by Dominion Voting Systems. Newly released court documents as part of that lawsuit allege that Fox executives had misgivings about the network's 2020 election coverage. CBS News congressional correspondent Nikole Killion has the latest on how lawmakers are reacting.


Questions about Fox News response to election

The New York Times reports that several Fox News executives and anchors discussed the potential impact on ratings after the network called Arizona for President Biden in the 2020 election. The network is also facing a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit from Dominion Voting Systems alleging it knowingly spread false information. NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik joined "Red and Blue" to discuss the potential impacts of the litigation.

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