Behind Ron DeSantis' Fox News blitz
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From the 2020 election through February, Fox News asked Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to appear on its airwaves nearly once a day and willingly broadcast staged ...
events — set up by DeSantis' team — that made the governor look good.

Driving the news: That's according to the Tampa Bay Times' Steve Contorno, who got four months of emails between the network and DeSantis' office through a records request.

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Why it matters: The 1,250 pages of emails "lay bare how DeSantis has wielded the country's largest conservative megaphone and show a striking effort by Fox to inflate the Republican's profile," Contorno writes.

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