Fox News host Sean Hannity is slamming as “faked edited news”, a report by CBS contributor Ted Koppel in which Koppel says Hannity’s opinion show is “bad for America”. Hannity says Koppel’s report was unfair and was itself, “opinion”. The interview aired on Sunday morning. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ATTN: EDITORS - RESENDING WITH UPDATED HEADLINE AND INTRO ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Ted Koppel, a special contributor on CBS' "Sunday Morning", told Fox News host Sean Hannity in a report that aired on Sunday (March 26) about the deep political divide in the country that he believes Hannity's opinion-based program is bad for America. During the interview, Koppel told Hannity that the conservative talk show host "attracted people who are determined that ideology is more important than facts." After the report aired, Hannity slammed Koppel and CBS News on Twitter, calling the report "Fake Edited News", and followed up with a rebuttal on his show.