Author: Aidan McLaughlin

‘That Was a Scandal’: Ken Auletta Condemns NBC’s ‘Outrageous’ Handling of Ronan Farrow’s Weinstein Story

“Ronan Farrow was vindicated in my mind,” says Ken Auletta. “And NBC was not.” It’s a damning verdict from the legendary media reporter and New Yorker writer — whose new book on Harvey Weinstein examines why NBC News passed on a story that would finally expose the movie mogul’s decades of sexual abuse. I spoke […]

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‘You Don’t Get Over That as a Journalist’: NBC’s Kate Snow Covers Harrowing Night of Gun Violence in America

Kate Snow spent last Saturday night in Chicago with Pastor Donovan Price, who rushes to the scene of shootings in the city to comfort victims of gun violence and their families. Snow, senior national correspondent for NBC News and Sunday anchor of NBC Nightly News, trailed the pastor for an extraordinary report that saw her […]

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Herschel Walker Claims He Was FBI Agent and Tried to Kill a Man But Stopped Because of His Bumper Sticker

Herschel Walker said in a 2019 speech he once took a gun in a rage and pursued a man with the intent to kill him — but stopped because of the man’s “Honk if you love Jesus” bumper sticker. The Republican nominee for Senate in Georgia, seeking to unseat freshman Sen. Raphael Warnock (D), made […]

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BREAKING: MSNBC Names Rachel Maddow Replacement

MSNBC has announced the host that will replace Rachel Maddow at 9 p.m.: Alex Wagner. “I am absolutely thrilled and honored and generally upside down with excitement to come back home to @MSNBC to host the 9PM hour, beginning August 16th,” Wagner said on Twitter. “LET’S DO THIS.” The New York Times broke the news […]

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‘We’re About to Become a Divided Country’: NBC’s Pete Williams Lays Out Consequences of Overturning Roe

NBC News correspondent Pete Williams said the United States is about to become a “divided country” while spelling out the consequences of the Supreme Court ruling overturning the right to abortion established almost 50 years ago in Roe v. Wade. By removing the Constitutional protection for abortion, the ruling allows states to determine their own […]

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