White House Weighs in on Jemele Hill’s Trump Tweets

On Monday and Tuesday, ESPN host Jemele Hill tweeted about President Donald Trump and called him a “bigot” and “white supremacist.” Hill first tweeted about Kid Rock and his usage of the Confederate flag but the conversation in the replies spiraled to Trump and white supremacy. Jemele Hill on President […]

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News Organizations Build up Media Coverage

In a political climate where the President rails against “fake news,” coverage of the news media seems to have broken into the mainstream. Previously dominated by a small group of mainstream outlets like the New York Times and a wide assortment of niche websites and publications like TVNewser, mainstream news […]


Fox News Dismisses Eric Bolling, Cancels Specialists

Fox News has let go of host Eric Bolling, roughly a month after he was suspended while the network investigated claims of sexual harassment against him. The Huffington Post first reported those allegations. The network also announced Friday evening that it cancelled The Fox News Specialists, the show that Bolling […]

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CNN Adds to Slate of Analysts 1

CNN announced four new analysts have joined the network as political analysts. Margaret Talev will be a political analyst for the cable news network while still also working as Bloomberg’s senior White House correspondent. Talev has regularly appeared on CNN’s Inside Politics since its inception and is also currently serving […]


Politico Rebuilds Its Media Desk

Politico announced on Wednesday evening that Michael Calderone, currently the senior media reporter for HuffPost, is rejoining the news organization. Calderone will start at Politico on September 19 and then take over the Morning Media newsletter the following week. Calderone first joined Politico in 2007 when it was still a […]

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