特辑回顾了 Fox New 的早期, 当有尖叫声时, “技术难点,” 和一些人争先恐后地用有限的工作人员把消息传出去. It will take viewers on the journey of how Fox News started to becoming the #1 cable network in the country. The one-hour program will feature interviews, behind-the-scenes footage and flashbacks from the network’s stars to celebrate the network’s historic launch.
“The appetite for news, particularly news that explains to people how it affects them, I really believe is expanding enormously,” Rupert Murdoch said when the 24-hour network was founded.
During the special Fox News anchors and reporters detail their stories of joining Fox and what the first days of the cable network were like.
“I was hired for the Atlanta bureau. But there was no Atlanta bureau … [它] started in my apartment with a fax machine and a cell phone,” “特别报道” 锚 布雷特·拜尔 说过.
Lauren Green, who was the first on-air person hired for Fox News, said before the studios were ready she practiced behind a plywood desk.
Primetime anchor 肖恩·汉尼蒂 said his first shows “were atrocious … humiliating [和] embarrassing.”
Anchor 塔克·卡尔森 said he happened to have been at Fox the first day it started. He was working as a reporter who was assigned to the campaign of 1996 presidential candidate Bob Dole, who was making an appearance on the channel.
“I watched him do an interview on this thing called Fox News. I remember thinking, ‘That’s not going to work.'” Carlson then erupts in laughter and says, “One of the many things I’ve been wrong about.”
According to Fox Business anchor Stuart Varney, from day one Fox’s messaging focused on allowing the news of the day – including finance – to resonate with the common man through eliminating jargon, and other barriers.
The entire “FOX News Channel: 25 Years” special can be streamed on 福克斯民族.