gizmodo.com - 7 days ago
Remember When Fox News Posted Tucker Carlson's Home Phone Number Online?
Photo: Producer Lawrence O’Donnell, moderator Tucker Carlson and Governor Mike Huckabee of Arkansas at a panel discussion August 31, 2004 in New York City (Photo by Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images) These days, the folks at Fox News are outraged by even the possibility of someone getting doxxed.
But they didn’t have such high standards back in the early 2000s. In fact, back in 2003, the network posted the unlisted home phone number of a rival TV host on its website until he apologized for saying mean stuff on air. Ironically, that rival host was Tucker Carlson, back when he was at CNN. Tucker Carlson is now one of the biggest stars on Fox News. But there was once a time when he didn’t have the nicest things to say about the “fair and balanced” network. During a 2003 episode of his CNN show Crossfire, Carlson gave out what he said was his home phone number. In reality, it was number to the Washington bureau of Fox News.
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