Corey Lewandowski, the pugnacious former Trump campaign manager, has joined CNN as a political pundit. Lewandowski had a confrontational, hostile relationship with the media on the campaign trail. Now he's on their team.
Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes is facing a sexual harassment suit from former anchor Gretchen Carlson, as well as allegations of similar behavior from six other women. But this is not the first time Rupert Murdoch has had to deal with a harassment case in his media empire.
During a violent week, police and news organizations are forced to account for what's being captured on live video. But they are not able to keep up with the rawness of the information presented or the emotions it stirs.
Longtime Fox News host Gretchen Carlson is accusing the network's boss Roger Ailes of sexual harassment. Carlson alleges her contract was not renewed after she rebuffed repeated sexual advances from Ailes. The Fox News CEO and chairman did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
Facebook announced on Wednesday it will de-emphasize content posted by publishers in users' newsfeeds, shifting the emphasis to material posted by friends. Though publishers are accustomed to the company making tweaks to newsfeeds, this change has the potential to affect traffic for news organizations.
On Thursday, Sumner Redstone's National Amusements Inc., moved to seize control of Viacom from its chairman and CEO Philippe Dauman. Dauman and four other directors were removed from Viacom's board and replaced with prominent corporate figures.
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