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Suspended Host's Lawsuit Casts Shadow Over Fox News' New President

npr.org — For all the changes wrought by the sexual harassment scandal that brought down former Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes, the Murdoch family that controls the network has held one goal paramount: to maintain continuity. After a lawsuit filed by former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson unleashed a wave of allegations, Ailes and a coterie of his associates were purged and a new day declared.

Presidential Debate Viewership Signals Changing Media Consumption Habits

npr.org — Many pundits and observers anticipated a record or near-record TV audience for Monday night's debate - the first of three - between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The predictions indicate that the media consumption habits of many Americans have changed since the last set of presidential debates four years ago.

Lester Holt's Moment

wpr.org — Monday night's debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will be the first time the two square off directly during this general election campaign. At such moments, the stakes are invariably characterized as high for the candidates, their presidential prospects on the brink of success or ruin. Or maybe not.

Lester Holt's moment

scpr.org — Monday night's debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will be the first time the two square off directly during this general election campaign. At such moments, the stakes are invariably characterized as high for the candidates, their presidential prospects on the brink of success or ruin. Or maybe not.

Lester Holt's Moment | KPBS

kpbs.org — Monday night's debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will be the first time the two square off directly during this general election campaign. At such moments, the stakes are invariably characterized as high for the candidates, their presidential prospects on the brink of success or ruin. Or maybe not.

Lester Holt's Moment

npr.org — Enlarge this image Monday night's debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will be the first time the two square off directly during this general election campaign. At such moments, the stakes are invariably characterized as high for the candidates, their presidential prospects on the brink of success or ruin.

Debates Will Showcase NBC 'Nightly News' Anchor Lester Holt

npr.org — Lester Holt assumed the anchor chair of the NBC Nightly News after his predecessor's career collapsed. Monday night, he'll moderate the first of three debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Trump Calls NBC News Anchor and Fellow GOP'er Lester Holt 'A Democrat'

kpbs.org — It appears that as far as the news media is concerned, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump sees Democrats everywhere. Even when they're not. Take his friendly chat Monday night with Fox's Bill O'Reilly who asked Trump about the scheduled moderators of his debates with Hillary Clinton.

Trump Calls NBC News Anchor and Fellow GOP'er Lester Holt 'A Democrat'

npr.org — Enlarge this image It appears that as far as the news media is concerned, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump sees Democrats everywhere. Even when they're not. Take his friendly chat Monday night with Fox's Bill O'Reilly who asked Trump about the scheduled moderators of his debates with Hillary Clinton.

'Washington Post' Calls For Snowden's Prosecution After Using Information To Win Pulitzer

npr.org — The editorial page of "The Washington Post" is calling for Edward Snowden to be prosecuted after he leaked NSA secrets - a leak the paper benefited from. Snowden lives in Russia to avoid facing espionage charges.
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Sep 28, 2016

Anoher wrinkle in the Fox News scandals: Did Bill Shine seek to shut down accusations from @AndreaTantaros? My NPR story ahead at 4.50/6.50p

Sep 28, 2016

RT @JohnJHarwood: source close to Trump tells @KatyTurNBC candidate's children unhappy w/Bannon/Conway/Bossie leadership, think campaign is hurting business

Sep 28, 2016

5/ Network lawyers had contended Tantaros accusations agst Ailes & others for enabling him followed her suspension for dispute over her book

Sep 28, 2016

4/ Fox News and Shine have not responded... but therapist's statement seems to undercut network's timing of Tantaros accusations

Sep 28, 2016

4/ per therapist, Shine said to “forget what Mr. Ailes had done to her, [saying] ‘Don’t fight this’ because Ailes is ‘a very powerful man’.”

Sep 28, 2016

3/ The therapist also states in sworn statement that Tantaros tearfully told her in 2015 that Shine told her to back off Ailes allegations

Sep 28, 2016

2/ In court filing, fmr Tantaros therapist says Tantaros contemporaneously told her of harassment by Ailes from 2014 to

Sep 28, 2016

>@GretchenCarlson's lawsuit brought down Ailes. Now suit by suspended Fox host @AndreaTantaros casts shadow over new Fox co-prez Bill Shine

Sep 27, 2016

Mr @BuzzFeedAndrew should not be dismissed lightly... But watch the video yourself.. And then read his tweet train  https://twitter.com/buzzfeedandrew/status/780835984497864704 


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