Author: Aidan McLaughlin

Exclusive: Dr. Fauci Returns to Fox After Declining Interview Requests Since July

Dr. Anthony Fauci will appear for an interview on Fox Business Friday, Mediaite has learned, ending his months-long absence from the air at Fox. Politico’s Alex Thompson and Sarah Owermohle reported Thursday that Fauci has “almost entirely stopped appearing on Fox News since July” despite efforts from the network to book him. “Shows across the cable […]

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Senator Blunt Questions Biden FCC Nominee Over Her Tweet Declaring Fox News ‘State-Sponsored Propaganda’

Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) questioned Gigi Sohn, one of President Joe Biden’s nominees to lead the Federal Communications Commission, over her criticisms of Fox News at a hearing on Wednesday. Sohn, a distinguished fellow a Georgetown Law who previously served as an aide to the FCC chairman in 2015, has taken fire from Republican lawmakers […]

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Jack Dorsey to Announce He Will Be Stepping Down as Twitter CEO: CNBC

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is expected to step down from his executive role, CNBC reported Monday. Sources told CNBC’s David Faber that Dorsey, a Twitter founder who now serves as its chief executive, is expected to announce he will be stepping down “in the near term.” Faber said he did not have information on who […]

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Trump Stopped Receiving Intel Briefings Entirely For the Last Month of His Presidency

Former President Donald Trump stopped receiving intelligence briefings entirely a month before the end of his term, according to new information released by the CIA. In an analysis of Trump’s briefings throughout his presidency, former CIA Inspector General John Helgerson described the 45th president’s tenure as a “unique challenge” for the intelligence community. Context: The […]

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JUST IN: Former Trump Adviser Steve Cortes Reportedly Leaving Newsmax After Vaccine Mandate Row

Steve Cortes is reportedly leaving Newsmax after a public spat with the network over its vaccine policy. Cortes, a former Trump campaign adviser and longtime cable news pundit who joined Newsmax earlier this year to co-host a prime time show, will host his last episode for the network at some point in the coming days, […]

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Dan Abrams Calls Out Nicolle Wallace’s Liberal Use of ‘Breaking News’ Chyrons on MSNBC

Mediaite founder and NewsNation host Dan Abrams criticized MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace and her liberal employment of “breaking news” chyrons, when the topic discussed is anything but breaking news. “Cable news programmers have long been unashamed to claim that everything is ‘breaking news’ — and not just news but ‘breaking news’ — to make you, the […]

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Tucker Carlson Trolls Fox News Contributors Who Resigned Over His ‘Patriot Purge’ Series

Tucker Carlson responded to two contributors who resigned in protest of his Fox Nation series on the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. Jonah Goldberg and Stephen Hayes, co-founders of center-right news outlet The Dispatch and regulars on Bret Baier’s news show Special Report, resigned from Fox News in protest of its coverage. Hayes […]

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‘Typical Bullsh*t’: Fox News Host Melts Down When Mediaite Asks About Fox’s Vaccine Policy and Whether Trump Lost in 2020

Fox News host Pete Hegseth was my guest on this week’s episode of The Interview. Hegseth is the co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend and a veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He has also been guest-hosting the network’s 7 p.m. show, Fox News Primetime. The occasion for our interview was the third […]

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Peter Navarro Attacks Ex-Colleague Steve Mnuchin: The ‘Neville Chamberlain’ of the Trump Administration

Peter Navarro leveled a brutal attack on a former colleague from the Trump administration, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin. Navarro, who served as a trade adviser to President Donald Trump, appeared on Newsmax Tuesday night for a segment on President Joe Biden’s posture towards China. During the interview, Navarro appeared in front of a large blowup […]

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