How has CNN covered Fox News over the past decade? In the wake of CNN president Jeff Zucker's resignation on February 2nd, has CNN rapidly pivoted away from covering Fox News? The timeline below shows total mentions of the word "fox" on CNN over the past decade. While this includes all mentions of the word, meaning it will include spurious mentions unrelated to the TV channel Fox News, most of the mentions should be related. Mentions of Fox are relatively flat on CNN until soaring in August 2015 as presidential candidate Donald Trump ramped up his campaign and continued to increase steadily through early 2018.