Cenk Uygur

A Reporter Has Filed A Complaint Against Progressive Media Outlet The Young Turks For Racial Discrimination

Andrew Jerell Jones claims that he told CEO Cenk Uygur about mistreatment but was told to “shut the fuck up and deal,” according to the complaint. “The quotes attributed to me in the workplace are completely false,” Uygur said.<p>A former reporter for YouTube-centric political media company The Young …

Racism

Former CBS anchor Dan Rather has a new news program

Longtime former CBS News anchor Dan Rather, who fell from grace after he was duped by fake documents allegedly pertaining to former president George W. Bush’s service in the Texas Air National Guard, has a new 30-minute news program on the liberal “Young Turks” network, according to CNN.<p>What’s the …

Conservative View

Dan Rather launching weekly show with progressive outlet The Young Turks Network

Former "CBS Evening News" anchor Dan Rather wasn't too familiar with The Young Turks Network when he took a meeting with the online progressive news network's founder and chief executive officer, Cenk Uygur.<p>"I was only vaguely aware, I'm sorry to say," Rather confessed to CNN in a phone interview …

Journalism

Campus Reform Names Shapiro Second-Place Winner In Higher Ed Heroes Awards

Campus Reform, a conservative news website that focuses in higher education whose reporters are students, and received 9.3 million page views in the …

Conservative View

Twitter again disputes claims from a Project Veritas undercover video aimed at the company, saying “We do not proactively review DMs. Period.”

9:50 PM ET, January 15, 2018<p><b>Philippines government orders independent news site Rappler, which has been critical of President Rodrigo Duterte, to</b> …

Project Veritas

Facebook's head of News Feed Adam Mosseri says the recently announced overhaul, designed to help people better connect, will result in less video appearing

10:50 PM ET, January 14, 2018<p><b>Some Facebook ex-staffers think Twitter-inspired 2013 shift to display more news was a failed experiment, as time spent</b> …

Journalism

Norwegians troll Trump over ‘sh*thole’ comments

Norwegians have a surprising message for Donald Trump, following reports the president claimed he would rather receive immigrants “from places like …

Donald Trump

The Young Turks Network Hires Deanna Brown as President (EXCLUSIVE)

Deanna Brown, a 30-year media and digital-content veteran, has joined TYT Network as the company’s first president.<p>Brown, along with TYT Network …

The Women Who Want to Turn Trent Franks’s Seat Blue

Chelsea Manning, the government whistleblower and transgender activist, is an Oklahoma native currently living in Maryland—not exactly someone you’d …

Liberal View

Vox Co-Founder Compares Trump-Bannon Fight to Nazi Purge

“It’s like the Röhm Putsch, except everyone involved is a moron,” tweets Vox co-founder Matthew Yglesias on Wednesday<p>Vox co-founder and senior …

Entertainment

Will 2018 Be the Year the Internet Kills Old Media?

Experts share their fears—and their hopes—for another year of reckoning with the digital apocalypse.<p>(A version of this column originally appeared on Poynter.org.)<p>New Year's Day brought loads of dishes, the engrossing college football semi-finals (what a George-Oklahoma game!), NFL coach firings, …

Journalism

The biggest unknowns in media in 2018

<b>Will the media's race for clickbait subside, the Facebook-Google ad Goliath be slowed? And which consumers will pay for content?</b><p>New Year's Day …

Photojournalism

Ben Shapiro Explains Why You Should Never Google ‘Trickle Down Economics’

"Trickle-down economics is not something that any conservative even proposed, it's a leftist revision of what economics actually is."

Conservative View

If Money Continues to Talk, We're Screwed

- Advertisement -<p>"In the congressional races in 2008, the candidate who had more money won more than 93% of the time. Our representatives don't serve …

Liberal View

Shapiro Exposes Why You Should Never Google The Word 'Trickle-Down Economics'

If you’ve ever engaged in an economics debate with someone on the left side of the political spectrum you have probably become privy to the term …

Economics

Comedian Iliza Shlesinger Sued for 'No Boys Allowed' Comedy Show

Lawsuit says two male fans were turned away from show “based solely on their sex”<p>Comedian Iliza Shlesinger is being sued by a man who says her “Girls …

Entertainment

Apple CEO Tim Cook Gets 47 Percent Pay Increase

Chief exec’s pay increase marks a strong year for the tech giant<p>If for some reason you were fretting about Apple CEO Tim Cook’s salary, don’t worry, …

Entertainment

Cenk Uygur Led 'Young Turks' Panel in 2016 on 'How to Pick Up Chicks'

Less than 27 percent of “progressive” website’s on-air hosts are women<p>The Young Turks founder Cenk Uygur has described himself as an “independent …

Entertainment

The Young Turks' Ana Kasparian Won't Pretend To Be Neutral

“I can’t pretend I’m some robot that’s always neutral,” says Ana Kasparian. “I need to share my opinion – and sometimes aggressively so.”<p>Kasparian is a host and producer of The Young Turks, an unabashedly progressive online news commentary channel that’s attracted 3.5 million YouTube subscribers …

Education

What Cenk Uygur's Misogynist Posts Say About Leftists and Liberals. | Thomas Jefferson Street | US News

What does it say about our political landscape that the people most interested in a new scandal involving Cenk Uygur are writers for right-wing …

Opinion

"It's Because of Their Independence That They Can Get These Stories"

Unearthing and exposing the actions of the powerful was the driving impulse of the work of journalist I.F. Stone, whose fearless newsletter, "I.F. …

Liberal View

A look at the relationship of Trump and Rupert Murdoch, whom Trump called before the Fox-Disney sale announcement for assurance Fox News wouldn't be affected

7:00 AM ET, December 24, 2017<p><b>MSNBC says it won't renew longtime contributor Joan Walsh's contract, prompting outrage on Twitter and from MSNBC hosts</b> …

Rupert Murdoch

Progressive Group Ousts Cenk Uygur Over Past Sexist Writing

The founder of The Young Turks will no longer work with the Justice Democrats.<p>Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images<p>Cenk Uygur, founder of the popular …

Bernie Sanders

‘Young Turks’ Founder Cenk Uygur Apologizes For ‘Ugly’ Blog Posts On Women That He Wrote As A Conservative

Cenk Uygur, host and creator of the progressive news YouTube channel titled, <i>The Young Turks</i>, has apologized to his audience and supporters for a slew …

Bernie Sanders

Snowden-backed Haven app for Android alerts users of “evil maid” and other physical attacks using a phone's accelerometers, cameras, microphones, light sensor

8:40 AM ET, December 23, 2017<p><b>Investigation finds Russia-linked Fancy Bear hacking group targeted 200+ journalists, publishers, and bloggers from</b> …

Donald Trump

Joan Walsh announces move to CNN in 2018, hours after news broke that MSNBC would not be renewing her contract

9:25 PM ET, December 23, 2017<p><b>MSNBC says it won't renew longtime contributor Joan Walsh's contract, promoting outrage on Twitter and from MSNBC hosts;</b> …

20/20 co-anchor Elizabeth Vargas is leaving ABC News in May after 21 years

7:55 PM ET, December 23, 2017<p><b>MSNBC says it won't renew longtime contributor Joan Walsh's contract, promoting outrage on Twitter and from MSNBC hosts;</b> …

WNYC President Laura Walker says it prioritized growth and programming over investment in processes and people, amid questions over handling of stars' conduct

1:55 AM ET, December 24, 2017<p><b>MSNBC says it won't renew longtime contributor Joan Walsh's contract, prompting outrage on Twitter and from MSNBC hosts</b> …

MSNBC says it won't renew longtime contributor Joan Walsh's contract, promoting outrage on Twitter and from MSNBC hosts; Walsh can still appear on MSNBC shows

2:00 PM ET, December 23, 2017<p>RELATED:<p><b>Vice says it failed “from the top down” to stop a “boy's club” workplace culture that fostered inappropriate</b> …

Investigation finds culture of sexual misconduct at Vice, including four harassment or defamation settlements; Vice acknowledges, says it's making changes

12:37 PM ET, December 23, 2017<p><b>Investigation finds culture of sexual misconduct at Vice, including four harassment or defamation settlements; Vice</b> …