Tag Archives: Politico

John Oliver’s New “Info Wars”

Comedian John Oliver’s HBO series Last Week Tonight made its comeback this past Sunday, broadcasting for the first time since the election. As expected, the liberal bastion dedicated the show’s main segment to the new administration as opposed to the usual, as Oliver puts it,

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

In the Public Ear: Time to Pod-Cast Your Ballot

Tomorrow’s election has proved to be a news event too big, and too ostentatious, for content producers of any form to ignore. The podcasting realm has been shaped by the election in a number of ways. While some shows Radiolab or 99% Invisible have not

After Trump: The Fracturing and the Future of the GOP

Beyond any particular party lines or staunchly-held ideologies, the indisputable fact that the GOP must now prepare to regroup, rebuild, and pick up the pieces of a party in disarray after the 2016 election. Media outlets across the nation agree that Donald J. Trump, the

The BizBeat – October 6, 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 The scoop that was (and wasn’t):

#MFDebates: A Poppin’ Pregame and a Dreary VP Debate

Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate turned out its lowest ratings since 2000 – for obvious reasons. Other than the VP Debate being notoriously “less newsy” than the coveted Presidential ones, a Mike Pence-Tim Kaine tête-à-tête didn’t really seem all that exciting in the ramp-up.   Can’t wait

Politico Turns to Panoply for Listeners and Sponsors

Politico announced earlier today that it has joined forces with Panoply, Slate Magazine’s podcasting network, to stream its podcasts Off Message and Nerdcast. In the announcement Politico’s President, Poppy MacDonald, said, “this partnership will make it easier for our listeners to tune in each week, as