Fox News Stands With CNN in Internal Memo: "We Condemn All Attempted Acts of Violence Against Media"

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Police gather outside the Time Warner Center after an explosive device was sent to the CNN offices.

"We condemn all attempted acts of violence against media organizations and our thoughts are with CNN for the safety of all of their employees," Fox News HR chief Kevin Lord said in a memo.

Fox News is putting aside competitive rivalries and showing support for CNN after a bomb scare forced the network's New York headquarters to be evacuated on Wednesday morning.

In an internal memo sent out by Fox News head of HR Kevin Lord and obtained by The Hollywood Reporter, he discussed the events of the morning and detailed how the network is responding.

"We wanted to take this opportunity to inform you that Fox News is taking ample precautions on the security front in our New York headquarters given the suspicious package found at CNN this morning," Lord wrote. "We condemn all attempted acts of violence against media organizations and our thoughts are with CNN for the safety of all of their employees.

"We have met with our security team and are treating this with extra vigilance," the note continued. "All of the usual security protocols are already in place, some of which include roving patrols around the perimeter of the building, along with every incoming package being x-rayed and screened, which is a precaution taken by our mailroom on a daily basis."

Lord concluded the note by encouraging employees to report any suspicious activity.

CNN's Time Warner Center office was evacuated on Wednesday in response to the discovery of a suspicious package containing an explosive device. Explosive devices were also sent to Hillary and Bill Clinton, and a possible explosive was sent to former President Barack Obama. Another package was reported to be found at the office that houses the San Diego Union-Tribune and California Sen. Kamala Harris' field office.

While Fox News was applauded for issuing a statement of solidarity, the network's top opinionators, including Sean Hannity, Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham, have all participated in President Donald Trump's persistent attacks on the "liberal," "fake news" media, issuing broadsides against CNN and specific journalists (like Jim Acosta) on a regular basis.

Read the full memo, below.

Dear colleagues,

We wanted to take this opportunity to inform you that FOX News is taking ample precautions on the security front in our New York headquarters given the suspicious package found at CNN this morning. We condemn all attempted acts of violence against media organizations and our thoughts are with CNN for the safety of all of their employees.

We have met with our security team and are treating this with extra vigilance. All of the usual security protocols are already in place, some of which include roving patrols around the perimeter of the building, along with every incoming package being x-rayed and screened, which is a precaution taken by our mailroom on a daily basis.

The safety of all our employees is our number one priority and we work to ensure that here every day. As always, if you see something suspicious, please contact the security operations center at 3911 or 212-301-3911.

Thank you,

Kevin