Author: Dominick Mastrangelo

Pete Williams retiring from NBC

Longtime justice correspondent Pete Williams is retiring from NBC after nearly three decades with the network. News of Williams’ retirement came Thursday in a memo NBC News President Noah Oppenheim sent to staff that was obtained by The Hill. “Pete has been one of the nation’s foremost authorities covering the Supreme Court and the Department…

Chris Wallace to get new show on CNN

Executives at CNN plan to give veteran anchor Chris Wallace a Sunday evening show on the network after its online streaming service, which he was hired to host a show on, abruptly shuttered last month. News of plans for Wallace’s show was first reported by Axios, which noted executives from CNN’s new parent company Warner…

Russian TV Rain given Peabody Award

Independent Russian television station TV Rain has been given a Peabody Award for its coverage of the country’s invasion of Ukraine before being shuttered by the government earlier this year. The station was recognized with the Peabody Journalistic Integrity Award, which honors the sustained achievement of the highest professional standards of journalism as well as…

Schumer implores Fox News leaders to stop ‘amplification’ of ‘replacement theory’

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) is demanding ownership and executives at Fox News stop what he says is the “reckless amplification of the so-called ‘Great Replacement’ theory” on the network. “Proponents of this white nationalist, far-right conspiracy theory believe that a complicit or cooperative class of elites are advancing a plot designed to undermine…