Fox pulled the ad Sunday "upon further review", said Marianne Gambelli, president of the network's ad sales department.
After CNN, NBC News, Fox News and Facebook either refused to run or stopped running a racist ad funded by his 2020 reelection campaign, President Donald Trump was dismissive Monday. "Your questions are offensive a lot of the time", he said.
CNN, however, turned the ad down from the beginning, calling it racist and refusing to sell airtime for it. NBC was the first to pull the ad-which drew erroneous parallels between an undocumented Mexican immigrant who killed two cops and the caravan of migrants now hundreds of miles from the Southern border of the United States-amid audience backlash after it aired in a truncated 30-second form during an National Football League game between the New England Patriots and Green Bay Packers.
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Wayne Rooney to return to England squad for friendly match against USA
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Blizzard announces long-awaited Warcraft 3 remaster at Blizzcon
In one of the major highlights from today Blizzcon livestream, it was revealed that WoW Classic would have a release date in 2019. According to the company, Diablo Immortal is created to provide a "living, breathing, and constantly evolving experience".
Trump's campaign manager, Brad Parscale tweeted that NBC News, CNN and Facebook had chosen to "stand with those ILLEGALLY IN THIS COUNTRY".
CNN responded by noting that the network "has made it abundantly clear in its editorial coverage that this ad is racist". According to the New York Post, the advertisement "paints a doomsday scenario in which an "invasion" of a few thousand Central America asylum seekers- many of them women and children traveling in a series of caravans - supposedly posed a dire threat to American democracy".
After reviewing the ad, NBC said it recognizes its insensitive nature.
Facebook has also blocked the ad from being eligible for paid promotion, saying that it violated the social network's policy regarding "sensational content". "While the video is allowed to be posted on Facebook, it can not receive paid distribution", a Facebook's spokesperson said in a statement to CNET. This includes dehumanizing or denigrating entire groups of people and using frightening and exaggerated rumors of danger.