The former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman will offer political analysis across both FNC and Fox Business Network’s (FBN) daytime and primetime programming beginning today.
While the new Fox Corp. will be driven by live sports and its ratings-leading Fox News, Lachlan Murdoch wants to build on the company’s entertainment business and increase its output of scripted programs, according to people familiar with his plans.
President Trump on Sunday lashed out at a trio of Fox News anchors, suggesting they should work at competitor CNN instead. Trump tagged Arthel Neville and Leland Vittert in a tweet and asked whether the weekend anchors were “trained by CNN prior to their ratings collapse.” “In any event, that’s where they should be working, along with their lowest rated anchor, Shepard Smith!” Trump added.
Jeanine Pirro is off Fox News prime time — and President Trump is not thrilled about it. Fox News removed Pirro’s program, Justice With Judge Jeanine, from its usual 9 p.m. time slot on Saturday, one week after the network took the rare step of publicly rebuking the host for an on-air monologue that questioned a Muslim lawmaker’s loyalty to the United States. Fox News declined to address the host’s status.
Precisely at noon on March 19, 1979, six newly installed video cameras went live in the gallery of the House chamber for the first time. Washington was never the same. The network, the Cable-Satellite Public Affairs Network, which can now be seen in more than 90 million households, still gives us daily proceedings from the House and Senate chambers. It also lets us hear important issues explored in committee rooms, helps us size up candidates on the campaign trail, engages us with book authors and saves a seat for us at think-tank roundtables. It challenges us to think for ourselves, without the clatter of punditry.
Spirited Media, a digital-native local news pioneer, is selling its outlets after the company couldn’t raise the next round of investment it felt it needed to “get over the hump.” CEO and founder Jim Brady sees the development as offering a positive lesson for local TV stations. “Local television stations, in my opinion, are perfectly positioned to be the dominant players in their market.”