Shep Smith leaves Fox News after 23 years

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News anchor Shepard Smith is leaving Fox News. He’d been a fixture at the network since its inception in 1996 and since 2002 has been the presenter of the “Shepard Smith Reporting” program. Fox News parent 21st Century Fox and MarketWatch parent News Corp share common ownership. Smith, 55, had recently broken with other program hosts on the network in his critical reporting on the Trump White House. He announced his departure on the air Friday, saying the show was his last.Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit for more information on this news.