Stephen R. Fox

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A message to my doomed colleagues in the American media

Congratulations, US media! You’ve just covered your first press conference of an authoritarian leader with a massive ego and a deep disdain for your …

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Megyn Kelly Is Leaving Fox News To Join NBC News

Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly is leaving the cable network for a role at NBC News.<p>In a statement Tuesday on her Facebook page, Kelly said, "I have decided to end my time at FNC, incredibly enriched for the experiences I've had."<p>Kelly has been an icon for conservatives, but her decision to move to …

Journalism

Kushner: We struck deal with Sinclair for straighter coverage

Donald Trump's campaign struck a deal with Sinclair Broadcast Group during the campaign to try and secure better media coverage, his son-in-law Jared Kushner told business executives Friday in Manhattan.<p>Kushner said the agreement with Sinclair, which owns television stations across the country in …

Donald Trump

Craigslist founder gives Poynter Institute $1 million to support ‘journalism ethics’

The journalism institute Poynter announced on Monday a $1 million gift from the founder of Craigslist to fund a faculty chair in journalism ethics to support a five-year program focusing on best practices of verification, fact-checking and accountability in journalism.<p>The gift, from the Craig …

Journalism

Five Soccer Cities Making America Great Again!

U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) you’ve been put on notice! While the U.S. Women’s National Team continues to fight for wage equality under your watch, youth soccer clubs attempt to recoup unpaid training compensation and solidarity fees. Inexplicably, you aggrandize a closed system, pitting leagues …

Soccer

Banding Together

The night before the USA’s Copa America Centenario Quarterfinal against Ecuador, U.S. captain Michael Bradley approached the team equipment manager …

Soccer

Luke Russert leaving NBC News

Luke Russert is leaving NBC News this week, the network announced on Wednesday.<p>Russert, son of the late "Meet the Press" moderator Tim Russert, is taking time away from political reporting, a week before the conventions begin, "to pursue other interests" the network said.<p>"It has been a privilege …

Elections

The Most Shocking Championship in the History of Professional Sports

For the past 20 years, Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City, and Manchester United have played keep away with the Premier League trophy. That quartet …

Leicester

MSNBC severs ties with Melissa Harris-Perry after host’s critical email

MSNBC has parted ways with host Melissa Harris-Perry after she complained about preemptions of her weekend program and implied that there was a racial aspect to the cable-news network’s treatment, insiders at MSNBC said.<p>Harris-Perry refused to appear on her program Saturday morning, telling her …

Journalism

Nigeria’s national soccer team coach just quit his job—on Twitter

Sunday Oliseh, the chief coach of Nigeria’s “Super Eagles” national soccer team, has resigned from his post after just seven months in the job.<p>Oliseh, 41, a midfielder during his playing career, has had a bumpy relationship with the country’s sports administrators and at times with fans as the …

Soccer

SB Nation Memo Announces Hiatus For Longform Program

Two days ago, SB Nation published “Who Is Daniel Holtzclaw?”, a long, sympathetic piece on the 29-year-old Oklahoma City police officer who was …

Journalism

A note from the editorial director

Earlier today, SB Nation posted a story called "Who is Daniel Holtzclaw?" that attempted to find out the backstory of convicted serial rapist Daniel Holtzclaw. The story focused on his football background in particular.<p>The publication of this story represents a complete breakdown of a part of the …

Journalism

Vox Hires Choire Sicha to Oversee Partnerships With Facebook, Snapchat

Awl Network co-founder will be director of partner platforms<p>Vox Media has long counted its own content platform as a key to its success. But now it says the future lies in platforms run by others, so it’s bringing in a digital media stalwart to help strengthen those ties.<p>The company has hired …

Digital Media

How Twitter Reacted to New Premier League Logo

Logos are ubiquitous in our modern lives. At all turns we are surrounded by the “brand identities” of products and services. Though they can blur …

The only African running for FIFA president will not be supported by African voters

On Feb. 26, FIFA, the world’s soccer governing body will hold elections to elect a new president to replace Sepp Blatter. The chances that the new president will come from Africa have now been pretty much erased. At a meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, the executive committee of the Africa’s soccer …

FIFA

A Note to Readers

<i>The Intercept</i> recently discovered a pattern of deception in the actions of a staff member. The employee, Juan Thompson, was a staff reporter from …

Journalism
Soccer

WSJ article calling Iowa for Clinton disappears

Updated 02/02/16 09:49 AM EST<p>The race in Iowa between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders is going down to the wire. And while the traditional bellweathers, such as the Associated Press, had not yet called the race as of 12:45 a.m., the Wall Street Journal quietly published a story and tweet saying …

Bernie Sanders

Greek footballers stage pitch sit-in over migrant deaths

Athens (AFP) - Second-division football players in Greece held a sit-in protest at the start of a game over the spiralling death toll among migrants …

Analysis: What Politico's implosion tells us about the media business

Politico, the media company that revolutionized the speed and tone in which politics was covered over the past decade, is no more.Yes, the company …

Journalism

NASL accuses U.S. Soccer and MLS of violating antitrust laws

The North American Soccer League is protesting guidelines reportedly proposed by U.S. Soccer that it feels violate antitrust laws.<p>U.S. Soccer has …

Soccer

Why Journalists Should Use Transparency as a Tool to Deepen Engagement

When we talk about transparency in journalism we tend to discuss it in terms of the people and institutions we cover, or as an alternative to …

Top Jeb fundraisers leave campaign amid troubling signs

The move comes amid weak poll numbers and concerns that Bush's torrid fundraising pace has slowed.<p>Three top Jeb Bush fundraisers abruptly parted ways with his presidential campaign on Friday, amid internal personality conflicts and questions about the strength of his candidacy, POLITICO has learned.<p>…

U.S. Politics

Hillary Clinton Is Rooting for Jeb Bush

The Clintons want Bush to win the nomination—because he’s easy to beat.<p>There is an obvious subtext to the panicked effort to purge the GOP of Donald Trump: to allow the party’s true hero to emerge to vanquish Hillary Clinton and restore peace and justice throughout the land. To most GOP elites, of …

Elections

Can NPR seize its moment?

In December, about half a year after he became president and chief executive of NPR, Jarl Mohn was visiting the public radio institution's New York …

Reporter killed after negative Facebook comments about soccer star

<b>ESPN</b>No American sport stirs the passions—sometimes deadly—as does soccer elsewhere.If one needed a reminder, there is now the death of Rasim Aliyev, …

Soccer

Carphone Warehouse hackers gain access to millions of customer bank details

Personal details of 2.4 million people vulnerable after Carphone Warehouse data breach<p>Hackers have gained access to the personal details of 2.4 million people after cracking into Carphone Warehouse's systems, the company has admitted.<p>It announced that the IT systems of one of its UK divisions were …

Data Breach