How social media helped this FOX News show grow in just 1 year

By Natan Edelsburg:

Social media continues to dominate and change the way cable news is produced. Fox News has been a part of this innovation through their partnership with Twitter, debate coverage and through programs like America Live with Megyn Kely. Today, the network is celebrating the one year anniversary of their show The Five (on at 5 ET), which has grown tremendously with the help of the social web. We spoke with Porter Berry, Senior Producer of Fox News Channel’s The Five about the milestone.

The show’s short history is very interesting. The format of the opinion program is “five rotating low-profile co-hosts,” which Fox News President Roger Ailes came up with after Glenn Beck went off the air. The different hosts that rotate are a diverse group that include former White House press secretary Dana Perino, Eric Bolling, Greg Gutfeld, Andrea Tantaros, Kimberly Guilfoyle and Juan Williams… Read more


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