CNN was also called out for what is categorized as a hatefest and something that was clear evidence of liberal media bias.
It turns out that patriotic Americans will tune in if the military is being honored on Independence Day.
CBS, ABC, NBC and MSNBC snubbed President Trump's Fourth of July "Salute to America" speech and didn’t air it live, save for their online streaming platforms, while CNN was criticized for its negative coverage of the event. Fox News Channel carried the entire speech.
During Trump’s speech from 6:30-7:30 p.m. ET, Fox News’ coverage averaged 4.6 million viewers and 793,000 among the key demo of adults 25-54, beating CNN and MSNBC combined in both categories.
CNN’s coverage averaged 1.5 million total viewers and 353,000 in the demo, while MSNBC’s counter programming, which included a repeat of the network’s recent Democratic debates, averaged a dismal 374,000 total viewers and only 42,000 in the demo.