Fox News to Air Ad Critical of News Corp. Donation

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Hollywood Reporter

Fox News will air a commercial Tuesday night that is critical of its own parent company.

The ad is from the liberal activist group Media Matters, and it criticizes — in an ever so gently manner — the $1 million donation that News Corp. gave to the Republican Governors Assn.

The donation made headlines last month, and detractors of Fox News seized on it as evidence that the No. 1 cable news outlet isn’t as fair and balanced as it ought to be. Fox News didn’t cover the controversy nearly as much as its competitors did. More…