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Roger Ailes is out at Fox News

Roger Ailes, the media titan who founded and built Fox News into a ratings powerhouse, has left the network after a 20-year tenure. 21st Century Fox announced his departure in a glowing statement that made no mention of the sexual harassment scandal that has engulfed the embattled Fox News chairman in recent days. Rupert Murdoch, the company patriarch, praised … Read More
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Roger Ailes is in talks to exit Fox News

Although multiple reports pointed toward a sudden end for Roger Ailes' long tenure atop Fox News Tuesday evening, conflicting information from the media and the network's public relations team left the exact terms of his departure uncertain. A rollercoaster day of anonymously sourced reports regarding Ailes' status at the network gained a note of finality after The New … Read More
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Media consumption isn't as polarized as you think, new studies conclude

The nation is not degenerating into ideologically driven echo chambers in which citizens simply talk past one another, according to two upcoming academics studies. In sum, the studies in the Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media and the Atlantic Journal of Communication conclude that even political partisans consume both opposing views found elsewhere and a substantial amount of general interest … Read More
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Benghazi, Clinton, Benghazi, Clinton, Benghazi, Clinton consumes cable TV

Members of the media wait for the arrival of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton to testifying before the House Benghazi Committee. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)Rarely has so much media energy been expended on an idling SUV. But there it was, LIVE, on CNN and MSNBC simultaneously Thursday morning: a car waiting outside the Washington home of Hillary Clinton in … Read More
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Cable devours Joe Biden as he decides not to run

Vice President Joe Biden, accompanied by his wife Jill and President Barack Obama, announces that he will not run for the presidential nomination. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)Joe Biden ran out of time. The cable news networks clearly did not. They all offered live coverage of Biden's non-campaign campaign speech in the Rose Garden Wednesday where stood next to his wife … Read More
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Here are 81 journalism internships and fellowships for application season

For most journalism students, the biggest step toward finding employment isn't passing the final. It isn't acing midterms, turning in homework or even meeting deadlines at the college paper. The most critical period in journalism school is the three-month window stretching from September to November informally known as internship application season. Getting professional experience and making contacts through an internship … Read More
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Commentary: Trump owes an apology to Fox News' Megyn Kelly

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump participates in the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Leading GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump owes Fox News' Megyn Kelly an apology. Now. Right now. Friday night, Trump took to CNN to complain about Kelly's questioning in the Thursday night debate. Kelly … Read More
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Media as kingmaker: Roger Ailes rules over first GOP debate

New York Magazine Roger Ailes, chairman and chief executive officer of Fox News in 2006. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)Amid ample confusion, one thing is clear: Fox News boss Roger Ailes is the power behind the throne for the first big Republican presidential debate. No, it's probably really the power in front of the debate throne. Fox is running next … Read More
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Fox News boss not excited by any GOP candidate?

New York Magazine Roger Ailes, chairman and chief executive officer of Fox News, speaks during the Summer Television Critics Association Press Tour in this 2006 file photo. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)We know that Fox News will reflexively show sympathy for the Republican nominee for the White House in 2016. But, says New York Magazine, Fox chief Roger Ailes is … Read More
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Treat each new job like a classroom, says Fox News anchor Harris Faulkner

Harris Faulkner, now an anchor for "Outnumbered" and "Fox Report Weekend," picked between jobs in different markets based on the kind of experience she might get there. When Harris Faulkner picked up the phone Tuesday morning, she was in her office, getting ready for the day ahead. It would be a big one. The Supreme Court was hearing oral arguments … Read More
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Gregg Jarrett claims Roger Ailes saved him from alcoholism

TVNewser After an embarrassing performance on the air, a trip to an alcohol rehabilitation clinic, a relapse and arrest at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport, and months of work at the Betty Ford Center, Gregg Jarrett has told the story of how he has been able to stay sober and get back to his job as an anchor at Fox … Read More
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Did National Geographic ban a CNN reporter "out of respect" for Bill O'Reilly?

Business Insider Tom Kludt, a media reporter with CNN who has covered the allegations that Bill O'Reilly fabricated stories about his past reporting, claimed today that he was denied a press credential to cover the premier of the Fox News host's National Geographic documentary, "Killing Jesus." In a series of tweets this afternoon, Kludt claimed that he requested a … Read More
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Rick Green will be publisher of The Cincinnati Enquirer

Rick Green, president and publisher of The Des Moines Register, will become president and publisher of the The Cincinnati Enquirer, Gannett announced Wednesday. Green will also become regional president of Gannett U.S. Community Publishing, according to the press release. He will replace Margaret Buchanan, who is retiring after more than a decade as publisher. Before Green became publisher at … Read More