Author: Aidan McLaughlin

Surgeon General Responds to Matthew McConaughey Asking For ‘More Information’ on Vaccines For Children

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy expressed his strong support for vaccinating children against Covid-19 after actor Matthew McConaughey said he opposed mandating inoculation for kids. “I couldn’t mandate having to vaccinate the younger kids. I still want to find out more information,” McConaughey, who is considering a run for governor of Texas, said at […]

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Dave Portnoy Suspended From Twitter For Sharing Email Exchange With Business Insider Editor

Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy was suspended from Twitter for posting an email correspondence with the editor of Business Insider. Portnoy been on the attack against Insider since the website published a lengthy expose in which several women accused him of sexual misconduct. Two women told Insider that Portnoy choked them during sex and filmed […]

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Without Naming Tucker, Chris Wallace Pointedly Asks Liz Cheney if His Jan. 6 Conspiracies Are True

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) decried those spreading “lies” about the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, comparing them to 9/11 truthers. Notably, she did so in an appearance on Fox News, home to the chief propagator of such theories: Tucker Carlson. Fox News Sunday anchor Chris Wallace asked Cheney, during a segment on polarization in the United […]

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Fox Chairman Rupert Murdoch Reportedly Mandated Vaccines and Testing at His 90th Birthday

Are vaccine mandates a useful tool for limiting the spread and toll of Covid-19 or are they a crazed infringement on personal liberty? For Fox News, the answer is complicated. The network’s top hosts have waged a campaign against vaccine mandates for months (on Thursday night a Fox host aired a petrifying graphic during a […]

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Steve Doocy Defends Son Pete From Clash With President: ‘Joe Biden Doesn’t Know What the Joe Biden Administration is Doing!’

Fox & Friends host Steve Doocy defended his son Pete from a clash with President Joe Biden over a report on payments to families separated at the border under the previous administration. Pete Doocy, a Fox News White House reporter, asked Biden at a press conference Thursday about a report that the administration is in […]

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October Ratings: Fox News’ The Five is the Most Watched Show For First Time in History

We here at Mediaite have documented, in our daily ratings coverage, the remarkable rise of Fox News show The Five. The program has taken to regularly beating out all of prime time on MSNBC, CNN and Fox News, a considerable feat for a 5 p.m. show. Now ratings for the month of October are in, […]

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Newsmax White House Reporter Deletes Tweet Claiming Covid Vaccine Contains a Satan-Involved Tracker

Newsmax White House correspondent Emerald Robinson posted a nuts tweet claiming that Covid-19 vaccines contain some sort of satanic tracker with an unsubtle moniker. “Dear Christians: the vaccines contain a bioluminescent marker called LUCIFERASE so that you can be tracked,” Robinson wrote Monday in a tweet that has since been deleted. “Read the last book […]

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‘They’re Hysterical’: Tucker Carlson Absurdly Claims Washington Post Report is a Rebuttal to His Jan. 6 Documentary

Tucker Carlson appeared on Fox & Friends Monday to promote and defend his new series on the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol. A trailer for the three-part series, which airs on Fox Nation, was released last week. It sparked criticism from inside and outside Fox News thanks to its unsubtle reliance on violent […]

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Rolling Stone’s New Editor Noah Shachtman Talks Scoops, the Future of Print, and Taking on Rock’s Sacred Cows

Noah Shachtman, a veteran journalist who cut his teeth as a national security reporter before rising to the top of the Daily Beast masthead, joined Rolling Stone earlier this year as its new editor in chief. The hire has brought renewed attention and buzz to the 54-year-old rock magazine. At the Beast, Shachtman presided over […]

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