Author: Dominick Mastrangelo

Biden fires back at Holocaust denialism

President Biden on Friday issued an apparent repudiation of Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West, who recently denied the Holocaust and has for weeks been making other antisemitic comments, as well as of “political leaders” who amplify such voices, a reference to former President Trump. “I just want to make a few things…

Chris Cillizza, HLN live programing among CNN cuts: reports

Journalist Chris Cillizza and a number of staffers at HLN are among the employees affected by sweeping layoffs and job cuts being implemented by CNN this week, according to multiple reports. Cillizza, a former Washington Post reporter who wrote a blog on politics for CNN.com and appeared frequently on the channel’s various shows to give…

Cable news sees November election ratings boost

All three of the major cable news companies saw jumps in viewership this month compared to last November, thanks largely to the midterm elections. Fox News finished the month marking four straight months ahead of MSNBC and CNN combined across total day and primetime, averaging 1.5 million total viewers – up slightly from the previous…

Washington Post to end Sunday magazine

The Washington Post will cease production of its Sunday magazine and eliminate a number of editorial positions associated with the product. Executive Editor Sally Buzbee wrote in an e-mail to staffers on Wednesday the move is part of the Post’s “global and digital transformation,” the outlet reported. Several of the 10 magazine staffers who were…

Conservative host Mark Levin labels McCarthy GOP opponents the ‘five boneheads’

Conservative radio host and media personality Mark Levin is coming out in defense of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) as he mounts a bid for the Speakership. “But there’s another reason the House Republicans have yet to vote for their leaders,” Levin said on his show this week. “They’ve yet to do it because of five boneheads in…

Don Lemon rejects idea CNN was ‘ever liberal’

CNN anchor Don Lemon pushed back on suggestions that the network has had a liberal bias in years past or has changed its editorial strategy under new CEO Chris Licht. “The word on the street is that you guys aren’t allowed to be liberal anymore,” Late Night host Stephen Colbert told Lemon during the anchor’s…