Fox News Channel is disciplining some of its employees, with the AP reporting that the action involves staffers “who worked with the Trump administration to craft a ‘Fox & Friends’ interview last year with former EPA administrator Scott Pruitt.”
“An email exchange showed Pruitt’s aides suggesting the interview, passing along ‘talking points’ and given script approval by a Fox producer,” the AP reports. “The emails were uncovered in a Freedom of Information Act request by the Sierra Club and first reported by The Daily Beast.”
The report adds: “The story comes amid questions about the ties between Fox and the administration, where one of Fox’s top executives, Bill Shine, works as White House communications director.”
Fox declined to provide details about which employees were being disciplined or what the disciplinary measures would be.