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Mark Thompson for CNN?

Former BBC and New York Times chief Mark Thompson is in talks to take over at CNN, Warner Bros Discovery’s (WBD) troubled news network. Thompson is among several candidates according to a Semafor report. WBD has been searching for a news leader since sacking Chris Licht in June. Licht’s time at CNN was controversial, including […]

August 24, 2023

More Murdoch revelations in Fox libel trial

Fresh court documents reveal that Rupert Murdoch acknowledged under oath that Fox News hosts did endorse Donald Trump’s lie that the 2020 election was stolen. The admission is the latest in the $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit brought against Fox News by the voting machine company Dominion Voting Systems, which has accused the channel, and its […]

February 28, 2023

Netflix bids on NJ army base for production

Netflix is bidding on a crumbling Army base in New Jersey planning to turn into one of the largest production hubs in the US. The 289-acre site of 96-year-old Fort Monmouth is about 50 miles south of New York City was closed by the Pentagon in 2011. Netflix said that it would transform Fort Monmouth […]

October 27, 2021

Blaze Media releases 1st episode of Fearless with Jason Whitlock podcast

Blaze Media has announced the release of the first podcast episode of Fearless with Jason Whitlock. This release comes after last month’s announcement of Whitlock joining Blaze Media as it expands into sports and culture. In the first episode, Whitlock discusses his tweets from over the weekend about the New York Times leaking private comments […]

July 7, 2021

Study: US news subs boosted under lockdowns

A new study from market intelligence specialist CivicScience finds that news consumption is up. In a survey of almost 3,100 US adults, more than half report following the news more frequently over the past four months. According to CivicScience, that’s not exactly surprising, given the global pandemic, mass demonstrations, and upcoming election, suggesting that it […]

July 1, 2020