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Shep Smith has quit Fox:

> Shepard Smith, one of Fox News’s leading anchors and a frequent target of President Trump, abruptly stepped down from the network on Friday, departing with little explanation after 23 years on the air.

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@dredmorbius He's tired of fighting with the 'opinion' side of Faux News. The place is so partisan that the actual newsman in Smith just can't take it anymore. He'll land on his feet.

@gedvondur Based on comments elsewhere, there's a noncompete and nondisparagement clause.

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