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Fox rift widens as 'Modern Family' co-creator Steve Levitan and others blast news coverage of immigration

Fox rift widens as 'Modern Family' co-creator Steve Levitan and others blast news coverage of immigration

Civil war has broken out at 21st Century Fox.

The Murdoch family-controlled media conglomerate that has long thrived as a big tent that includes subversive entertainment shows such as “Family Guy” and conservative viewpoints of news commentators such as Sean Hannity is being pulled apart by partisan politics in the age of President Trump.

“Modern Family” co-creator Steve Levitan shook the entertainment industry Tuesday with an announcement on Twitter that he would leave Fox’s TV studio, citing his personal disgust with Fox News as the reason. He quickly revised his statement, saying he would make his decision after 21st Century Fox completes the pending sale of...

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