All posts by Alec Snyder

O’Reilly Ousted at Fox News

Bill O’Reilly is out at Fox News. This announcement, from 21st Century Fox, comes weeks after a New York Times report on the settlements of O’Reilly’s sexual harassment lawsuits. The Times had previously reported that FOX News settled five lawsuits, dating back to 2002, alleging

What Trump’s New FCC Chairman, Ajit Pai, Means for the Media

Who is Ajit Pai? President Trump appointed Ajit Pai, 44, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on January 23, 2017. Pai is currently serving out the term of his predecessor, Obama-appointee Tom Wheeler, who vacated the role upon President Trump’s inauguration. This afternoon, I

What You Missed at SXSW This Year

The South by Southwest conference and festival celebrated its 30th anniversary this past week in Austin, Texas. From March 10 through 19, the annual pilgrimage of entrepreneurs, artists, businesses and interactive organizations  proved the conference has grown even larger and more influential over the past

The BizBeat – December 8, 2016

Each Thursday, MediaFile’s Business section publishes an overview of the past week’s news in media organizations and industry. Have a tip, see something we missed, or want to put something on our radar? E-mail Shiplett@Mediafiledc.com. Making Headlines An unfounded conspiracy theory prompted violence on Sunday, when

The BizBeat – December 1, 2016

Each Thursday, MediaFile’s Business section publishes an overview of the past week’s news in media organizations and industry. Have a tip, see something we missed, or want to put something on our radar? E-mail Shiplett@Mediafiledc.com. Making Headlines On Monday, Associated Press (AP) Vice President of Standards