FAA contradicts Fox News’ claims of censorship over coverage at a Texas bridge | Media Matters for America

Fox News runs with baseless claim that the Federal Aviation Administration is censoring the network’s reporting

The Fox correspondent claimed to have reached out to the FAA for clarification on the reason for the flight restriction. However, the FAA directly contradicted Fox News’ story. An FAA spokesperson told Media Matters, “FOX News never reached out to the FAA’s press office yesterday at any point. The first contact between FOX News and the FAA was after the FAA press office saw the report. A statement was sent about an hour after the report aired.” Nevertheless, Fox immediately began weaving a conspiracy theory that the FAA is “trying to keep Fox News from covering what is happening” at the Texas bridge:

Source: FAA contradicts Fox News’ claims of censorship over coverage at a Texas bridge | Media Matters for America

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