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
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Summarize your field of expertise in 500 characters or less, and you could earn the highest level of authority on Twitter: a nifty, light blue checkmark. On July 19th, Twitter launched a simple verification application so users can nominate themselves for verification and, thus, that
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
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
For many Britons, the morning of June 24th was a rude awakening. It was the day after the so-called Brexit vote, in which 52 percent of United Kingdom voters voted to leave the European Union. As if the day wasn’t bad enough for the 48
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