On his Thursday broadcast, Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson revealed that Simon & Schuster agreed to publish his forthcoming book, “The Long Slide,” which he said included a reporting on Simon & Schuster’s decision not to publish Sen. Josh Hawley’s (R-MO) book earlier this year.
Carlson called that a form of censorship.
The book, out in August, includes interviews with Simon & Schuster executives, according to Carlson.
“Simon & Schuster is not the government,” he explained. “It is a private company. But Hawley’s point of the First Amendment is real — what good is free speech if you can’t exercise it? But for me personally, what happened to Josh Hawley with more than an academic question. At the time his book was canceled, I was also under contract to produce a book for Simon & Schuster — a collection of magazine journalism. Simon & Schuster was paying