After more than 20 years on the air at MSNBC, Chris Matthews resigned on March 2. His abrupt retirement comes after a string of controversial remarks and a renewed focus on his extensive history of inappropriate comments about women’s appearances.
At the end of his daily broadcast on Friday, veteran Fox News anchor Shepard Smith told viewers he was leaving the network. The abrupt announcement sent shock waves throughout the media industry, and led many staffers and reporters at Fox to worry about the news division’s future.
CNN names former Department of Justice spokeswoman as new political editor.
Can excessive fact-checking be partisan in itself?
The Russia probe has been politicized left and right by the media, with Special Counsel Robert Mueller often caught in the middle.
ABC News’ Brian Ross has been suspended for four weeks without pay amid his false report.
Though journalists are beginning to acknowledge the industry’s ingrained elitism, journalists and organizations still have a tendency to inadvertently reveal how out of touch they can be with Middle America. Vox’s Matthew Yglesias earned Twitter’s wrath recently with a tone-deaf tweet asking if “rural broadband”
A Harvard multi-series research project, based on a detailed content analysis of the presidential election coverage, has linked media coverage with the rise of Donald Trump as well as Hillary Clinton’s plunge in likability. The study took into account five television networks – ABC News, CBS News, CNN,
Donald Trump’s presidential campaign endured another shakeup last week when it hired Stephen Bannon, the executive chairman Breitbart News’ parent company, as the campaign’s chief executive. The press is often referred to as “the Fourth Estate,” meant to keep a close eye on those in