RSS Feed

After Shaping Media And Politics For Decades, Ailes Is Out At Fox News

Sexual harassment allegations against Fox News chief Roger Ailes cost him his job. We examine Ailes' legacy, an unparalleled figure in the twin realms of media and politics.

Managing Your News Intake In The Age Of Endless Phone Notifications

This summer, it has felt like the terrible news just won't stop. A digital journalism expert at Columbia University offers advice for dealing with the barrage of news updates flowing to our screens.

Roger Ailes Resigns From Fox News Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Roger Ailes resigned Thursday from his perch atop Fox News Channel. The move comes in the wake of sexual harassment allegations from former anchor Gretchen Carlson and others.

Roger Ailes, Accused Of Sexual Harassment, Out As Chairman Of Fox News

Ailes, the co-founder and CEO of the news channel, "has resigned from his role effective immediately," according to parent company 21st Century Fox. Rupert Murdoch is taking over in the interim.

The Grand Ambitions Of A Slain Journalist In Ukraine

Pavel Sheremet, who was killed Wednesday, clashed with Russian authorities over his investigative reporting. He thought he'd found a safe home in Ukraine. NPR's Joanne Levine met him just last month.

What Does It Take To Get Permanently Banned From Twitter?

Twitter says it's reviewing its hateful-conduct policy. The suspension of conservative writer Milo Yiannopoulos has prompted a new focus on the company's ongoing struggle to reign in abusive messages.

Investigative Journalist Killed By Car Bomb In Ukraine's Capital

Pavel Sheremet was assassinated when a car he was driving exploded in Kiev on Wednesday. The Ukrainian president has called for an investigation.

Sources: Murdochs Moving To Oust Roger Ailes After Sexual Harassment Allegations

Ailes, the CEO and chairman of Fox News, has been sued by a former anchor, and other accusers have stepped forward. Fox News sources now say the Murdoch family is moving to push Ailes out.

Murdochs To Remove Roger Ailes Amid Sexual Harassment Claims

Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes is being ousted from the network after a former anchor sued him for sexual harassment. More women have come forward, including Fox News star Megyn Kelly.
WAMU 88.5

Update On The GOP Convention In Cleveland

GOP prime-time convention speakers in Cleveland focus on the theme of law and order. Join us for analysis of Donald Trump's message, its resonance with Republican voters and its possible appeal in the general election.