Brian Stelter

US charges Iranian man in HBO's 'Game of Thrones' hack

The criminal investigation into last summer's hacking of HBO has nabbed a suspect.<p>On Tuesday, the U.S. Attorney's office in New York announced charges against an Iranian national who stands accused of hacking into the network's servers.<p>The indictment of Behzad Mesri alleges that he stole …

Entertainment

Companies, think before you tweet

<b>(CNN) —</b> Many companies are facing a tricky decision this week: whether to continue advertising on Sean Hannity's show on Fox News amid calls to boycott the program.<p>The group Media Matters for America has created a petition asking advertisers to pull support for Hannity, who they say has been …

Donald Trump

CNN’s Stelter laughably blames ‘right-wing’ media for causing distrust in the media

Stelter blames ‘right-wing’ media for causing distrust in media<p>Posted November 20, 2017 08:33 PM by Rob Eno<p>Screencap | CNN.com<p>Font Size<br>• A<br>• A<br>• A<p>Print Images<p>…

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The media today: <em>USA v. AT&T</em>, and a new flood of sexual harassment stories

<b>After months</b> of the president attacking CNN, calling its reporting “fake news” and retweeting a video of himself body-slamming a figure with the …

Journalism

Franklin and Marshall College and Free Speech

<i>Note: In lieu of my usual column, here is the text of a speech I gave at my alma mater, Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania,</i> …

Conservative View

The Daily Chimp for Tuesday, 21 November 2017

<b>The Daily Chimp for Tuesday, 21 November 2017</b><p>The 25 most recent front page posts<p><b>Paul Buchheit</b> | <b>Inequality Out of Control: The Average 1% Household</b> …

Liberal View

CBS fires Charlie Rose after sexual misconduct accusations

Posted November 21, 2017 02:37 PM by Rob Eno<p>Roy Rochlin | Getty Images<p>Font Size<br>• A<br>• A<br>• A<p>Print Images<p>Two more journalists face sexual misconduct accusations …

Conservative View

Maria Bartiromo Goes on Twitter Blocking Spree After Disastrous Interview

Bartiromo whips out the block button after claiming on Friday that President Trump faces “no allegations” of sexual harassment<p>On Friday, Fox Business …

Entertainment

CNN Analyst Bill Carter: I Think Colbert Had a ‘Psychological Change’ On Election Night

On Monday night, CNN aired its special <i>Trump & Late Night</i> which focused how late night comedians have changed under <b>President Trump</b>.<p>The program, which …

Stephen Colbert

This Thanksgiving, comedians should give thanks for Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> This first Thanksgiving under President Donald Trump is going to be very challenging for some. This month, Trump's approval rating hit a new low and a majority of Americans believe our nation is on the wrong track. Add to that, many of those critical of Trump are dreading the prospect of …

Opinion

Has President Trump changed late night TV permanently?

President Trump has changed the late night TV landscape -- maybe for good.<p>Look at an episode of "The Late Show" or "Jimmy Kimmel Live" from before the election, and then look at a recent episode. The shows are more pointed now. Some of them could be called "activist comedy." At least a couple of …

Donald Trump

Get a grip, W magazine: A 13-year-old actress is 'why TV is sexier'?!?

WTF MSM!? A 13-year-old makes the "sexier" list?<p>Posted November 20, 2017 01:48 PM by Rob Eno<p>Actress Millie Bobby Brown during the 2017 C2E2 Chicago …

Conservative View

DOJ Reportedly Set to File Lawsuit to Block AT&T-Time Warner Deal

The Department of Justice is filing suit today to block the merger of AT&T and Time Warner, per multiple reports:<p>NEW: Justice Department is expected …

Toobin: Trump’s CNN Hatred ‘Relevant’ to DOJ Action on AT&T-Time Warner Deal

With the DOJ filing lawsuit to block the AT&T-Time Warner deal, CNN’s <b>Jeffrey Toobin</b> noted the relevance of <b>President Trump</b>‘s personal feelings about …

Donald Trump

Mnuchin: 'I didn’t realize' viral dollar bill photo would go public

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin explained Sunday why he and his wife, Louise Linton, struck a villainous pose with a sheet of dollar bills: He didn’t think the pictures would be public.<p>“I didn’t realize that the pictures were public and going on the internet and viral,” Mnuchin told host Chris …

Politics

Sean Hannity melts down on Twitter over a CNN interview about advertising boycott - Salon.com

Sean Hannity erupted in an all-caps Twitter tirade Sunday, targeting CNN's Brian Stelter for hosting an interview with Angelo Carusone, the president of Media Matters for America and the organizer of a campaign to get advertisers to abandon Hannity's Fox News program.<p>Major advertisers from Keurig …

U.S. Politics

Sean Hannity Spiraled Into An All-Caps Meltdown Ahead Of A CNN Segment Related To His Advertiser Boycott

Sean Hannity’s most recent wavering on Roy Moore had put him back on the Senate candidate’s side while stating that Alabama voters should make the call after multiple allegations that Moore sexually assaulted minors. Three weeks remain until voters go to the polls, and in the meantime, Hannity has …

News (U.S.)

Justice Department sues to block AT&T-Time Warner deal

The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit to block AT&T's takeover of Time Warner, the parent company of CNN.<p>The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Washington, D.C., on Monday, is an unusual challenge to the $85 billion deal, which was announced by the two companies more than a year ago. AT&T says …

U.S. Politics

CNN’s Brian Stelter: Trump’s LaVar Ball Tweet Is Immature at Best, ‘Race-Baiting at Worst’

CNN’s <b>Brian Stelter</b> went off on <b>President Trump</b> this afternoon for his tweet hitting back at <b>LaVar Ball</b>.<p>Ball downplayed the President’s role in getting …

LaVar Ball

Dish customers lose CBS amid fee fight

Dish Network subscribers may be having their Thanksgiving turkey without the NFL games slated to air on CBS this year.<p>Early Tuesday morning, local stations owned by CBS went dark on Dish Network's satellite system.<p>The unusual blackout is the result of a carriage fight between the two companies.<p>The …

Entertainment

Is Apple’s entry into TV content the end of everything good?

Just when you think there's too much television content, there's more.<p>Earlier this month, Apple formally announced that it would be making two original scripted series. One isn't exactly original. It's a revival of the Steven Spielberg-produced anthology series <i>Amazing Stories</i>. The second is, …

TV

TV tonight: ‘Dancing With the Stars’ finals begin

TV picks for Monday, Nov. 20<p>WATCH THIS:<p><b>“Dancing With the Stars” (8 p.m., ABC):</b> So does Jordan Fisher have this thing all locked up? Or do Lindsey …

Drew Scott

Bill O’Reilly and Geraldo Rivera Defend Hannity from ‘Despicable’ Media Matters

<b>Bill O’Reilly</b> came to <b>Sean Hannity</b>‘s defense this afternoon following a CNN appearance from Media Matters president <b>Angelo Carusone</b>.<p>Carusone spoke with</b> …

Sean Hannity

Roy Moore, From the Gadsden Mall to the Ten Commandments Monument

The spectacle of 30-something Deputy District Attorney Roy Moore cruising the Gadsden, Alabama, mall hunting for high school girls to chat up, grope …

Religion

CNN’s Stelter: Hannity’s Show Should Be Renamed ‘The Clinton Scandal Hour’

Before speaking to Media Matters president <b>Angelo Carusone</b> about <b>Sean Hannity</b>, CNN’s <b>Brian Stelter</b> proposed a name change for the Fox News host’s …

Elections

Fox Business host savaged for claiming “there are no allegations against” Trump - Salon.com

Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo made the claim on Friday that "there are no allegations" against President Donald Trump, despite him facing accusations from at least 16 women who all have said he sexually harassed them, or engaged in inappropriate conduct.<p>In a panel discussion Bartiromo and her …

U.S. Politics

Alabama's biggest newspapers urge voters to 'reject Roy Moore'

The three biggest newspapers in Alabama have a message for their readers: "Stand for Decency, Reject Roy Moore."<p>The Alabama Media Group stripped the editorial across its Sunday front pages. The unusual step comes 10 days after misconduct allegations first surfaced against Moore, the Republican …

News

Fox News defends Sean Hannity amid calls for ad boycott

Fox News is standing by host Sean Hannity amid an advertiser boycott campaign.<p>The network on Sunday denounced a petition that is calling on advertisers to ditch Hannity's show as an "intimidation effort" that is "nothing more than political opportunism based on deceit."<p>The petition was created by …

News

Maria Bartiromo says there are NO ALLEGATIONS of sexual harassment against Trump…

In a very weird segment on Fox News Business, Maria Bartiromo said that there are NO allegations of sexual harassment against Trump.<p>Watch …

Conservative View

Fox Business host Bartiromo goes on Twitter blocking rampage after false claim about Trump accusers

On Saturday, Fox Business Channel host Maria Bartiromo blocked multiple members of the media from viewing her Twitter account after she erroneously …

Liberal View