On Thursday, Bayer announced that they would stop advertising on Fox News' Tucker Carlson's and Laura Ingraham's shows.
The move comes after the shows unprecedented use of racist and derogatory language. Both shows have pushed conspiracy theories and made bigoted remarks about immigrants.
The move was announced on Twitter via Popular information. Read the thread below.
1. EXCLUSIVE: Bayer stops advertising on Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham. Two of Fox News' primetime hosts have… https://t.co/JMtDjlZ52d— Judd Legum (@Judd Legum) 1559847133.0
2. The company has not made a public statement, but https://t.co/Gl6evXRDcZ learned of the move from a source famil… https://t.co/RMISRovR2K— Judd Legum (@Judd Legum) 1559847362.0
3. This is proof that accountability journalism and citizen activism can materially change corporate behavior You… https://t.co/HLDp8mYCVS— Judd Legum (@Judd Legum) 1559847478.0
4. There are still several brands sticking with Carlson/Ingraham. But Bayer was a big one. https://t.co/dezYKbXO9Z— Judd Legum (@Judd Legum) 1559847711.0