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Alex Jones interview draws 3.5 million viewers

Alex Jones interview draws 3.5 million viewers

"Airing Ms. Kelly's interview implicitly endorses the notion that Mr. Jones" lies are actually "claims' that are worthy of serious debate, and in doing so it exponentially enhances the suffering and distress of our clients", lawyers Josh Koskoff and Katie Mesner-Hage wrote the network, via A.P. Money reports that while Kelly's interview with the "Infowars" host garnered its fair share of headlines, the actual broadcast flopped with advertisers' most-prized demo group.

Kelly has been criticized intensely for giving a platform to Jones, who has also called the September 11 attacks an inside job and promoted the false story that a pizza place in Washington, D.C. was the site of a child sex ring.

In the Hartford/New Haven media market, which serves Newtown, Connecticut, the show was preempted as an expression of sensitivity to the families of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. When Kelly asked him whether he had anything to say to Jones for Father's Day, he responded, "I think he's blessed to have his children to spend the day with, to speak to".

"Parents should never have to bury their own children", Jones said.

That has included not just Sandy Hook, Kelly noted, but also baseless allegations regarding "Pizzagate" and Chobani yogurt.

Even as viewers and advertisers balked at Jones' inclusion, NBC News defended the segment's journalistic value.

Since the debut of Kelly's show, in which she interviewed Russian President Vladimir Putin drew an average of 6.1 million viewers, her ratings have steadily declined.

Kelly, now with NBC, told A.P. she respected Sandy Hook Promise's decision to drop her from a Wednesday event in Washington, but was disappointed.

"I will sit there on the air and look at every position and play devil's advocate", he said.

News chairman Andy Lack has for several years desperately been trying to turn MSNBC and NBC News into Fox News, by inviting a lot more Republican pundits and politicians on to MSNBC's daytime shows, and by spending big bucks to hire Greta Van Susteren and Megyn Kelly, albeit after both left Fox News.

She then was a key figure in the downfall of former Fox News chief Roger Ailes, telling in-house investigators of inappropriate conduct by Ailes that supported Gretchen Carlson and other women who had made similar accusations.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The publicity and uproar in the days before Sunday's broadcast of Megyn Kelly's interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones didn't translate into ratings.

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