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Daily Caller’s Tucker Carlson, still chuckling about misogyny

washingtonpost.com — Perhaps a car ride is the ideal place to extract Tucker Carlson's true feelings. The Daily Caller's top editor went for a spin as part of the Real Clear Politics (RCP) feature " Changing Lanes " and held forth about last week's e-mail flap with Amy Spitalnick, a spokeswoman for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

CNN issues press release about MSNBC

washingtonpost.com — Network mentions in CNN press release | Create infographics The news that MSNBC is breaking these days is mostly bad news, about itself. The cable channel is in a " ratings freefall," it has sustained its " lowest ratings in a decade," it " tumbles" vis-a-vis its competitors.

New ‘Daily Show’ host tweeted a ‘fat-chick joke’ at age 27!

washingtonpost.com — Americans didn't know too much about Trevor Noah before the comedian was named as the successor to host Jon Stewart on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show." Noah is from South Africa and started as a correspondent on the "Daily Show" only last December.

‘Hannity’ spotlights spring break gun violence in Panama City Beach

washingtonpost.com — video.foxnews.com On his eponymous Fox News program last night, Sean Hannity found himself in a told-you-so position. The host dedicated multiple segments in 2014 and last week to documenting the spring break mayhem in Panama City Beach, Fla. Then came last weekend. "Friday night, what we were warning, happened," Hannity said last night.

Indianapolis Star publisher on ‘joint’ decision to run editorial on front page

washingtonpost.com — It's this important. Tuesday's front page. #rfra pic.twitter.com/jem4Cf5BWg " - Karen Ferguson (@karenferguson33) March 31, 2015 The print editions of newspapers are supposed to be dead, but someone forget to tell Karen Ferguson, president and publisher of the Indianapolis Star.

Foster Friess, major backer of Daily Caller, calls for reconciliation in e-mail case

washingtonpost.com — The Daily Caller's largest shareholder is calling for an effort to reconcile the parties in an e-mail confrontation that spilled into the public realm in ugly fashion last week. Foster Friess, a big-time Republican donor, told the Erik Wemple Blog in an e-mail, "Scrub your story and lets figure out a way we could reconcile them.

AP is considering its policy on ‘Redskins’

washingtonpost.com — @APStylebook is looking at Washington Redskins, but for now still allowed #ACES2015 - Teresa Schmedding (@tschmedding) March 27, 2015 A tidbit of news coming from the annual confab of the American Copy Editors Society: How to handle the controversy over the name "Redskins" is an "active topic" for the AP Stylebook committee, as noted today by Poynter.

Watch the March 1977 Alexandra de Mohrenschildt interview by Bill O’Reilly

washingtonpost.com — Just where was Bill O'Reilly in the waning days of March 1977? That question assumed outsize importance over the past month, as the Fox News host became the target of investigative efforts to assess his credibility.

Fox News stays mum on misogyny-condoning weekend morning host Tucker Carlson

washingtonpost.com — Tucker Carlson can run the Daily Caller however he sees fit. He's the editor in chief, after all. So if Carlson wants to produce reckless journalism, that's up to him. If he wants to declare certain topics absolutely off-limits to his reporters, that's up to him.

Jon Stewart honors Fox News for ‘that time you were right’

washingtonpost.com — On Monday night, Fox News host Megyn Kelly interviewed colleague Howard Kurtz to criticize the mainstream media for failing to cast suspicion on the "hands up, don't shoot" narrative in the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., in August. And also to congratulate Fox News for succeeding in casting suspicion on this narrative.
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Mar 31, 2015

Via @TheFix, Obama skeds interviews with people who are "thrilled" to sit with him: washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/…

Mar 31, 2015

RT @michaelcrowley: Talks hit new snag as Iranians now demanding paring knife *and* weight-loss juicer

Mar 31, 2015

@media_bite Just pointing out that even if you ever thought those jokes were funny, perhaps you'd have abandoned them by 22-23?

Mar 31, 2015

Trevor Noah was 27 years, seven months, 24 days old when he tweeted fat-chick joke: washingtonpost.com/blogs/erik-wem…

Mar 31, 2015

RT @daveweigel: Solution to our current crises: Trevor Noah moves The Daily Show to Indianapolis.

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