Fox News pays tribute to Charles Krauthammer

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The death of conservative panelist and columnist Charles Krauthammer has been a prominent fixture on Fox News:

  • “Special Report” left an empty chair on set for Krauthammer on Thursday, June 22, 2018.
  • Throughout the day Friday, June 22, the network has devoted significant airtime to covering Krauthammer’s death with a parade of reporters and analysts paying tribute to him — some of them moved to tears.
  • In addition, Fox has been showing a memoriam-style graphic between shows.
  • Normally, this spot is reserved for brief cross-talk between host, but Krauthammer’s image has been shown between every show as of noon eastern.
  • The network has also been heavily promoting its special on Krauthammer, “His Words,” with a promo box in the lower right of the screen.
  • The promo bug appeared heavily during “Fox & Friends” and “America’s Newsroom,” though it was taken down during performances by Lynyrd Skynyrd.
  • By the time “Outnumbered” hit the air, the box was used less frequently.