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{FD} Chelsea Handler says Clarence Thomas is ‘sexual predator,’ mocks GOP

Left-wing comedian-turned-activist Chelsea Handler implied that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas is a “sexual predator” when attempting to insult Republicans who want Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to be confirmed despite a sexual assault a… Continue reading

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{FD} Hollywood mobilizing Democrats for midterms, but will it actually help?

Liberal celebrities have been leading the Resistance ever since President Trump’s shock victory over Hollywood darling Hillary Clinton and now superstars are going all-in on the upcoming midterm elections – but whether or not they can make a difference… Continue reading

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{FD} ‘The View’ host Joy Behar says ‘white men’ are protecting ‘probably guilty’ Brett Kavanaugh

ABC News’ “The View” co-host Joy Behar declared that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is “probably guilty” of decades-old sexual assault allegations and slammed “old,” “white men” in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. Continue reading

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{FD} ABC News star Matthew Dowd slammed for calling Justice Clarence Thomas a ‘sexual predator’

ABC News chief political analyst Matthew Dowd was slammed after calling Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas a “sexual predator” on Twitter when apparently attempting to smear Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Continue reading

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{FD} Julie Chen walks away from ‘The Talk’ amid husband Les Moonves’ sex misconduct allegations

Julie Chen – the wife of former CBS CEO Les Moonves – announced on Tuesday that she would not return to the network’s daytime talk show “The Talk” amid sexual misconduct allegations surrounding her husband, but she failed to mention the accusations in … Continue reading

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{FD} New York Times mistakes Angela Bassett for Omarosa Manigault Newman in embarrassing blunder

The New York Times issued a statement of “regret” after mistaking Angela Bassett for Omarosa Manigault Newman in the print edition of Tuesday’s paper. Continue reading

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{FD} Emmy Awards roasted for mocking Middle America, ratings hit all-time low

Hollywood may have laughed when Emmys host Michael Che said only “Republicans and ex-crackheads” thank Jesus, but Tinseltown’s latest middle finger to Middle America fell flat in flyover country. Continue reading

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{FD} Emmy Awards a ‘toothless’ NBC self-promotion onslaught peppered with #MeToo cracks, critics say

After #MeToo issues radically changed the landscape in Hollywood over the past season, NBC glossed over the movement on Monday night’s Emmy telecast to make room for an assortment of Peacock Network promos. Continue reading

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{FD} Evening newscasts paint Trump as ‘one-man rage machine’ with negative language, per study

President Trump is “angry” and “lashing out” on a regular basis, as frequently portrayed by the mainstream media. Continue reading

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{FD} Time magazine latest lagging brand bailed out by tech titan turned old-media savior

The storied Time Magazine is being acquired by Salesforce co-founder, Marc Benioff, and his wife – the latest example of wealthy tech moguls bailing out old media brands. Continue reading

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{FD} Maxine Waters wins media award, uses speech to bad-mouth Trump to newspaper publishers: ‘I don’t like him’

The National Newspaper Publishers Association honored Rep. Maxine Waters with a National Leadership Award on Friday and the Democratic leader used her acceptance speech to bad-mouth President Trump and call for his impeachment in front of media heavywe… Continue reading

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{FD} New York Times admits creating ‘unfair impression’ about Nikki Haley’s $53G curtains that were OK’d by Obama administration

The New York Times has added an editor’s note and changed the headline on a story that was widely criticized for reporting U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley has extravagant curtains in her official residence costing nearly $53,000, because the purchase was a… Continue reading

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{FD} Anti-Trump pundit Jemele Hill officially leaves ESPN: ‘The time has come for me to begin a new chapter’

Anti-Trump ESPN pundit Jemele Hill is officially leaving the network after months of speculation about her future, the former “SportsCenter” anchor announced on Twitter on Friday. Continue reading

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{FD} Terry Bradshaw aces pronunciation of pneumococcal pneumonia for new ad: ‘I knocked it out of the park’

NFL legend and Fox broadcaster Terry Bradshaw has a new gig, helping educate Baby boomers about pneumococcal pneumonia in a partnership with Pfizer and the Hall of fame quarterback has already aced the first challenge: pronouncing the name of the a pot… Continue reading

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{FD} Terry Bradshaw aces pronunciation of pneumococcal pneumonia for new campaign: ‘I knocked it out of the park’

NFL legend and Fox broadcaster Terry Bradshaw has a new gig, helping educate Baby boomers about pneumococcal pneumonia in a partnership with Pfizer and the Hall of fame quarterback has already aced the first challenge: pronouncing the name of the a pot… Continue reading

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{FD} Michael Moore doubles down on claim that Trump could be America’s last president: ‘I think it’s possible’

Controversial documentary filmmaker Michael Moore doubled down on his claim that Donald Trump could be the last President on Wednesday during an appearance on the far-left MSNBC. Continue reading

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{FD} Fox Nation reveal: Sean Hannity, Laura Ingraham, Tucker Carlson among stars on streaming platform

Fox Nation — the new on demand subscription-based streaming service will debut in the fourth quarter of 2018 – will feature exclusive content from some of Fox News Channel’s biggest stars, including Sean Hannity, Laura Ingraham, Tucker Carlson and Bri… Continue reading

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{FD} ’60 Minutes’ honcho Jeff Fager out at CBS, network claims exit ‘not directly related’ to sex misconduct allegations

“60 Minutes” executive producer Jeff Fager is leaving CBS “effective immediately” amid sexual misconduct allegations, but the network claims his abrupt exit is not directly related to the claims made against him. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘The View’ host Joy Behar checks herself after slip of tongue: ‘I don’t wish the president ill’

ABC News’ “The View” star Joy Behar immediately backtracked and appeared to genuinely feel bad on Wednesday after saying “god forbid” President Trump lives another 20 years. Continue reading

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{FD} Hurricane Florence: Washington Post declares Trump is ‘complicit’ for dangerous storm

The editorial board of the Washington Post has declared that President Trump is “complicit” for Hurricane Florence because of his views on climate change. Continue reading

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{FD} CBS anchor Gayle King calls on network to release findings of Les Moonves sex misconduct probe

CBS morning show star Gayle King on Tuesday called for her network to release the findings of an investigation into the sexual misconduct accusations made against now-former CEO Les Moonves, who stepped down on Sunday amid a new batch of sleazy allegat… Continue reading

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{FD} MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough hit for saying Trump hurts ‘dream of America’ more than 9/11 terrorists

MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” namesake Joe Scarborough was slammed on Tuesday for tweeting that “Trump is damaging the dream of America more than any terrorist attack ever could” in promoting a column he wrote one day before the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 1… Continue reading

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{FD} With Julie Chen absent, ‘The Talk’ co-host Sharon Osbourne hints show won’t survive without Les Moonves atop CBS

CBS’ “The Talk” co-host Julie Chen skipped the season nine premiere of her show on Monday while her colleagues hinted at the show’s demise as her husband, former CBS CEO Les Moonves, stepped down Sunday amid sexual misconduct accusations Continue reading

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{FD} Disgraced CBS boss Les Moonves staying on as adviser, network paying millions to #MeToo charities

CBS announced that now-former CEO Les Moonves was out and the network would pay millions to #MeToo charities, but a look at the fine print shows he’s actually sticking around for a while, CBS is footing the #MeToo bill and Moonves could still exit with… Continue reading

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{FD} Disgraced CBS boss Les Moonves staying on as adviser, network paying his #MeToo money

CBS announced that now-former CEO Les Moonves was out and the network would pay millions to #MeToo charities, but a look at the fine print shows he’s actually sticking around for a while, CBS is footing the #MeToo bill and Moonves could still exit with… Continue reading

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{FD} Hollywood grande dame Carole Cook goes after Trump: ‘Where’s John Wilkes Booth when you need him?’

Broadway legend Carole Cook implied she wants to see President Trump get assassinated, asking “Where’s John Wilkes Booth when you need him?” when approached by a TMZ cameraman in Los Angeles on Sunday night. Continue reading

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{FD} Spotlight on ’60 Minutes’ honcho Jeff Fager as CBS cleans house

Beleaguered Jeff Fager, the executive in charge of CBS News’ storied “60 Minutes,” finds himself under a harsh new spotlight as the network makes sweeping changes amid widespread sexual misconduct claims and new allegations surface regarding the newsma… Continue reading

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{FD} CBS honcho Les Moonves tried to destroy Janet Jackson’s career after Super Bowl ‘Nipplegate’: report

Embattled CBS CEO Les Moonves reportedly held a years-long grudge against Janet Jackson as a result of her 2004 infamous “wardrobe malfunction” at the 2004 Super Bowl Halftime Show. The beleaguered CBS honcho was obsessed with ruining Jackson’s career,… Continue reading

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{FD} Anonymous, ‘gutless’ New York Times anti-Trump op-ed draws ire from critics across political spectrum

Critics say the piece is a breach of journalism ethics and Trump supporters say it justifies the president’s ongoing paranoia about the treachery of what he likes to call “The Swamp.” Continue reading

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{FD} Media outlets celebrate Cory Booker’s ‘Spartacus’ moment hours after it was proven to be inaccurate

Democratic Sen. Cory Booker dramatically said he would “knowingly” violate Senate rules to release confidential emails on Thursday and mainstream media outlets painted him as a liberal hero. But several media outlets allowed booker to continue his vict… Continue reading

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{FD} Anonymous anti-Trump Op-Ed could pit New York Times reporters against opinion editors

The New York Times is divided after publishing an unprecedented, anonymous opinion piece by a senior Trump administration official that sent reporters scrambling to expose the author while the editorial board is desperately protecting the same person –… Continue reading

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{FD} Embattled CBS honcho Les Moonves ‘on his way out’ after sex misconduct accusations, could walk away with $100 million

CBS is close to parting ways with embattled CEO Les Moonves, but the high-powered executive is negotiating his exit package which could exceed $100 million after he was accused of sexual misconduct earlier this year, according to Fox Business’ Charlie … Continue reading

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{FD} Trump battles Bob Woodward book, but agrees on one point: ‘I’m tough as hell on people’

President Trump and his surrogates ramped up their pushback Wednesday against Watergate legend Bob Woodward’s upcoming book, “Fear,” which paints the White House as chaotic and filled with staffers overwhelmed by infighting and animosity. Continue reading

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{FD} Ex-Weinstein executive calls NBC News ‘opposite of honest,’ supports Ronan Farrow

A woman who says she was an executive at The Weinstein Company called NBC’s memo regarding the network’s decision not to run Ronan Farrow’s reporting on Harvey Weinstein “the opposite of honest and direct.” Continue reading

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{FD} As NFL offers measured response to Nike’s Kaepernick ad, other reactions range from support to outrage

Nike’s polarizing decision to put Colin Kaepernick at the center of its latest ad campaign has aggravated NFL employees, infuriated fans and even affected the sneaker giant’s stock – but publicly, the league is playing nice with its corporate partner…. Continue reading

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{FD} Weinstein accuser slams ‘despicable’ NBC News for insinuating women are ‘not brave enough’ to face TV cameras

One of Harvey Weinstein’s first accusers blasted NBC News in a scathing statement that called Peacock Network executives condescending for implying that women who came forward were “not ‘brave’ enough to go in front of a TV crew” when Ronan Farrow want… Continue reading

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{FD} Ronan Farrow says NBC News’ Harvey Weinstein memo has ‘numerous false or misleading statements’

Ronan Farrow fired back at NBC saying the embattled news division produced “numerous false or misleading statements” when defending the Peacock Network’s handling of his Harvey Weinstein reporting. The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist said he was “blo… Continue reading

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{FD} AT&T silent after Trump calls for telecom giant to fire CNN boss Jeff Zucker

President Trump called for AT&T to cut ties with CNN’s Jeff Zucker Thursday, after the first family and the cable news network got caught up in a public feud on Twitter – but it doesn’t appear that the telecom giant is ready to weigh in on its news sub… Continue reading

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{FD} Joel McHale’s canceled Netflix series highlights streaming giant’s talk-show problem

Left-wing comedians Michelle Wolf and Chelsea Handler have crashed and burned as liberal talk show hosts on Netflix. But so did former E! star Joel McHale, who is more likely to poke fun at Kim Kardashian than President Trump. Continue reading

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{FD} CNN fires back at Trump, stands by controversial story: ‘CNN does not lie’

A full-blown war of words between the first family and CNN broke out late Wednesday, with the cable network mounting an unprecedented attack on President Trump in a jarring official statement defending a widely questioned story. Continue reading

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{FD} CNN scandal shows network cares more about anti-Trump agenda than accuracy, critic says

Critics feel CNN is facing a credibility crisis for standing by a report on the infamous 2016 Trump Tower meeting despite ex-Clinton aide Lanny Davis admitting he was an anonymous source and recanting key details he provided CNN for the story. Continue reading

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{FD} Trump rips CNN over debunked Trump Tower story: ‘They got caught red handed’

President Trump slammed CNN on Wednesday as the network continues to stand by a bombshell report on an infamous 2016 Trump Tower meeting after an anonymous source revealed his identity and recanted the details he provided for the story. Continue reading

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{FD} CNN slammed after Lanny Davis admits he was source for Trump Tower bombshell; critics say new report left unanswered questions

CNN is facing heavy criticism for refusing to retract a bombshell story on the infamous 2016 Trump Tower meeting after one of the anonymous sources recanted and admitted he was a source. Continue reading

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{FD} Bob Costas bailing on NBC? ‘Sometimes you get to a point where it is not a fit anymore’

Sports broadcasting legend Bob Costas is reportedly about to exit his longtime home, NBC, after admitting to the New York Post that he might not fit in at the Peacock Network anymore. Continue reading

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{FD} CNN stands by report that president knew about Trump Tower meeting, as Cohen lawyer recants

CNN is standing by its “scoop” that Michael Cohen had information that President Trump knew in advance about the infamous June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russian officials despite the source for a related story walking back the claims. Continue reading

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{FD} ESPN shakes up struggling morning show ‘Get Up!’, reassigns Michelle Beadle

ESPN quietly reshuffled its struggling new morning show “Get Up!” on Friday, removing the polarizing Michelle Beadle from the program and rewarding her with a contract extension and an expand role on the network’s NBA coverage. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Catch and kill’ explained: Inside the practice of burying negative news stories

The term “catch and kill” has become increasingly popular in recent weeks as reports surface that the National Enquirer used the practice to keep potentially damaging stories about then-candidate Donald Trump out of the news. Continue reading

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{FD} From Howie Long’s wife to Michael Strahan’s hectic schedule: Inside Fox’s decision to air ‘Thursday Night Football’ coverage from New York

Michael Strahan, Terry Bradshaw and Howie Long were all in when they learned that Fox would televise “Thursday Night Football” for the first time ever. The logistics, on the other hand, took some effort – and the approval of Long’s wife. Continue reading

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{FD} Trevor Noah doesn’t apologize for crude joke about Aboriginal women

Comedy Central’s “Daily Show” star Trevor Noah wouldn’t apologize for – but attempted to explain — a recently unearthed joke about the appearance of Aboriginal women that he made earlier in his career. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Thursday Night Football’ moves to Fox when NFL champion Philadelphia Eagles visit the Cleveland Browns

The 25th year of the National Football League on Fox kicks off on Aug. 23 when “Thursday Night Football” makes its debut on the network, adding primetime contests to the current slate of Sunday games on Fox. Continue reading

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