Tomi Lahren: The ‘Black Sheep’ of Her Demographic

With 301,000 Twitter followers, over 315,000 Instagram followers, 3,219,876 likes on her Facebook page, Tomi Lahren is poised to be the Megyn Kelly of her generation, or better yet the John Oliver of the alt-right. Lahren is a native of South Dakota, a graduate of

The Week in Multimedia – October 27, 2016

The Washington Post, The New York Times, National Geographic, and The Atlantic round out our top picks for this week. The Washington Post – The uneasy mix of forces battling the Islamic State These maps and timelines are beautiful. They are visually appealing, flawlessly organized, and

No, Trump TV Doesn’t Already Exist. But, Here’s What it Might Look Like.

On March 12, 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered his “Fireside Chat,” a regular radio broadcast that helped define his presidency. The Fireside Chat marked a turning point in presidential communication.  Roosevelt’s experiment didn’t set an immediate precedent. Eventually, President Ronald Reagan picked up the practice again, delivering

Live From New York, It’s the 2016 Presidential Election

Many Americans are dreading the outcome of the upcoming election between two of the most disliked presidential candidates in American political history. Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have stirred up drama, hope, and contempt throughout this election cycle, leaving voters searching for a light

The BizBeat – October 27, 2016

Each Thursday, MediaFile’s Business section publishes The BizBeat, 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 In perhaps the biggest media business

“Genuine Good Fun”: How Fox News Pissed Off the “Docile Asians”

Earlier this month, Fox News riled up the Asian-American community with a jaw-dropping episode filled with “light-hearted” racist innuendos. “The O’Reilly Factor” segment, titled “The Chinatown Edition,” was supposedly inspired by the myriad of times that “China” was mentioned during the first presidential debate. In

#MFDebates: The 15 Best Tweets from the Final 2016 Debate

The third, and final, presidential debate of the 2016 election just ended and as expected, Twitter was nothing short of booming. From gifs to quotable one-liners, and policy fact-checks to tactful meme employment – the internet was in full swing. From the #MFDebates team, here