The Liars of Media: Carlos Watson, Rupert Murdoch and Fox News


The culture of lying in our news media threatens not just businesses but our democracy

Carlos Watson only ever called me when he wanted something. So when the founder of Ozy Media reached out ahead of CES in 2019, I should have guessed that was the case. 

Usually he wanted coverage of his latest Ozy initiative — an interview show on YouTube or some new traffic milestone. When Watson first set out to launch the site, which he described as a youth-oriented news source that would tell you the news before it became news, he asked if he could follow me and my COO around for a few days. He came to TheWrap newsroom in 2013 and did just that. 

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Sharon Waxman

Sharon Waxman, is the founder, CEO and Editor in Chief of TheWrap. She is an award-winning journalist and best-selling author, and was a Hollywood correspondent for The New York Times. Twitter: @sharonwaxman