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Greta Van Susteren Leaving Fox News After 14 Years

After 14 years with Fox News Channel, veteran anchor Greta Van Susteren will leave the network. The announcement came abruptly Tuesday morning in a joint statement issued by network co-presidents Jack Abernethy and Bill Shine. Brit Hume was concurrently announced as Van Susteren’s successor as anchor of

The BizBeat – September 1st, 2016

Each Thursday, MediaFile’s Business section will publish The BizBeat, an overview of the past week’s news in media organizations and industry. Think Reliable Sources meets TheSkimm meets BloombergBusiness. Have a tip, see something we missed, or want to put something on our radar? E-mail Shiplett@Mediafile.com.

Ailes, Carlson, and the Future of Fox News: A Primer

Editor’s Note: Some names used in the following story are pseudonyms, per the original report by New York magazine. Gretchen Carlson, long-time Fox News anchor and former co-host of morning show “Fox & Friends,” was discreetly let go from the network on June 23, 2016. Almost two

Brand Presence Converges on Instagram and Snapchat

Brand presence on Snapchat and Instagram is converging. In recent days,  both social platforms have added new features that contradict their typical styles. While Instagram is opening the door for publishers to interact with their followers on a more intimate, less edited level, Snapchat is

From Campaign to Cable: Media Experts on Hiring Political Commentators

Roughly 3 days, 6 hours, and 42 minutes after his dismissal was first announced, former Donald Trump Presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski found himself on air as CNN’s newest political contributor.   Some in the media were outraged; others were shocked that CNN would not only hire