Ten Black journalists speak about how they have covered the protests, the hurdles and dilemmas they face, and why their industry still has work to do.
CNN, MSNBC and Fox News are in talks to coordinate pool coverage to reduce the number of journalists in potentially infectious areas.
Becket Adams: “The only thing worse than a viral pandemic is the person who would weaponize it for political gain. The Washington Post published a report this week claiming conservative media may be responsible for the severity of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States. Are we really still doing this — even after members of the not-conservative press, healthcare officials, and elected representatives cheered and even participated in the massive rallies to protest the wrongful death of George Floyd?
CNN National Correspondent Sara Sidner has led the network’s coverage from Minneapolis after the killing of George Floyd, and from Ferguson after the death of Michael Brown in 2014, and investigates hate in America.
The current host of the weekend AM Joy is expected to host a 7 p.m. daily news and opinion program, people familiar with the matter say, filling the vacancy created at the cable news channel when Chris Matthews resigned abruptly in March.
President Trump again took aim at Fox News on Tuesday, saying he’s “not happy” with the network while arguing it “wants to be politically correct all of a sudden.” “I’m not happy with Fox at all,” Trump told Christian Broadcast Network’s David Brody. “My base hates what Fox News is doing,” he said before adding that “Fox News wants to be politically correct all of a sudden.”
Monday represented a key phase in New York City’s reopening, with many offices bringing employees back for the first time. Despite moves back by CBS and Fox News, most news employees continue to work remotely, and the television programs that originate here have a patchwork of approaches that have quickly become familiar.
Over the past several weeks, Mediaite has spoken with dozens of correspondents, anchors and behind-the-scenes personnel from the three major cable news networks to find out how they’ve navigated this unprecedented time.
ATLANTA (AP) — New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins will join CNN as a contributor focusing on racial and social justice, the network announced Monday. “I believe I can be a voice for other athlete activists and those who have dedicated their lives to changing legislation, policies and reforms for human equality,” Jenkins said, touting […]
As of Saturday, Fox News included an editors note posted at the top of at least three stories on its website covering the Seattle protest zone, saying it replaced a “home page photo collage” because it “did not clearly delineate between these images” and that it mistakenly included a St. Paul, Minn., photo in a slideshow about Seattle.
The Fox News Sunday anchor opens up about his childhood, career and what he makes of his pro-Trump colleagues.
Five TV advertisers are pulling advertising on Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson Tonight after controversial remarks about the Black Lives Matter movement and protests in many cities, according to reports. Walt Disney, T-Mobile, Papa John’s, Vari and SmileDirectClub have all reportedly stopped scheduled advertising on the primetime Fox News Channel show.
Lori Bullerdick is suing Fox News Channel and its former Chicago bureau chief for allegedly failing to provide safety training and protection, despite giving her “overwhelmingly dangerous” assignments, and subjecting her to a “hostile” work environment because of her gender and sexual orientation.
The president’s campaign urged CNN to apologize for a poll that showed him well behind Joe Biden. Soon after, One America News suggested a more favorable survey was on the way.
Suzanne Scott made TV history two years ago after being named CEO of Fox News, the second news chief since the network was founded in 1996 and the highest-ranking woman to run a broadcast or cable TV news organization. For Scott, who joined Fox News at its inception, it was a steady climb upward, taking programming, production and creative roles. Here, she offers thoughtful advice on becoming the boss you want (and don’t) want to be, why collaboration is such an effective leadership tool, and the one woman who has been her inspiration from day one.
Hugh Hewitt: “There are far fewer Americans across the vast political spectrum who “trust” anyone on television anymore — anchors, “analysts” or reporters, regardless of whether they purport to “report” or transparently “opine.” And that’s a problem. We need a free and fair television press that can be trusted. We will perish as a free republic without it. And we don’t have one now.”
A chart included on Special Report with Bret Baier illustrated gains made by the S&P 500 index after King’s assassination in 1968; the Ferguson, Mo., police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in 2014, and the May 25 death of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody. The network said it “should have never aired on television without full context. We apologize for the insensitivity of the image and take this issue seriously.”
Broadcast outlets are using their airwaves to help viewers grapple with the tough issues of racial and judicial inequality brought to a head by the death of George Floyd in police custody.
Reporters are often faced with tough situations. For black journalists, covering the George Floyd protests and other issues of racial injustice bears additional layers of complexity, one that involves managing encounters with law enforcement while on the job, and processing the emotional toll it can take to cover these events in the first place.