Hannity complains that NY Times chose unflattering photo for profile

Hannity complains that NY Times chose unflattering photo for profile
Fox News host Sean Hannity accused The New York Times on Tuesday of selecting an unflattering photo of him for the cover of The New York Times Magazine. 
 
The photograph, which accompanies a profile of Hannity entitled "How Far Will Sean Hannity Go?" features Hannity appearing to yell or shout.
 
"So @nytimes takes 100’s and 100’s of pics. Obviously they picked the best one?" the conservative host tweeted to his more than 3.1 million followers. 
Hannity included the photo in question in the tweet, which shows him angrily posing for the camera. 

Online media publication Mediaite said it spoke to a source who attended the Nov. 8 photo shoot at Fox News headquarters in midtown Manhattan who confirmed that Hannity only posed in such fashion while joking with the photographer.
 
A Times spokesperson said in an email to The Hill that Hannity was "energetic and animated" while being photographed.
 
"Our photography team was delighted by how energetic and animated Sean Hannity was at the photo shoot," the spokesperson wrote. "As for Hannity's objection to conservatives being portrayed as angry, he told our writer, Matthew Shaer, that his own approach on both TV and radio is as follows: 'My thoughts are the same: I'm mad.'"
 
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Other photos in the profile show Hannity posing or playing basketball around his childhood home.
 
Hannity finished as the most-watched host in cable news in October, which marked his first full month at 9 p.m. in taking on MSNBC's Rachel Maddow, who owned the top spot in cable news in the third quarter of this year. 

Overall, the 55-year-old delivered 3.2 million total viewers and 686,000 viewers in the key 25-54 news demographic that advertisers covet most. 

Hannity is an openly staunch supporter of President Trump and described himself to the Times as "an advocacy journalist or an opinion journalist ... I want to give my audiences the best shows possible."