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Trump’s Fox News Campaign, Beat Writing in the Bubble, and Ben Widdicombe on Gossip

Plus, Trump’s July 4 weekend speeches and the Overworked Twitter Joke of the week

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Trump gave two speeches during July 4 weekend, and Bryan Curtis and David Shoemaker discuss Trump’s reelection campaign and how Fox News is involved (2:10). Next, Curtis and Shoemaker take a look at what sports beat writing looks like in the age of COVID-19 (20:00). Ben Widdicombe, author and former writer for the New York Post’s Page Six and TMZ, joins to discuss his career as a gossip columnist (32:50). Plus: the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week, and David Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline.

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