Media

NBC Sports this week made the not-too-surprising announcement that much of its Beijing Olympics team would be covering next month’s Winter Games from afar, in Stamford, CT, as the Covid pandemic once again disrupts the event. But the international outcry over human rights abuses in China, leading to a U.S. diplomatic boycott, has put extra
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CNN announced today anchor Chris Cuomo has been terminated, “effective immediately.” “Chris Cuomo was suspended earlier this week pending further evaluation of new information that came to light about his involvement with his brother’s defense,” CNN said in a statement. “We retained a respected law firm to conduct the review, and have terminated him, effective
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Oprah Winfrey Network and National Research Group released a survey today examining how Black women see themselves reflected in media. Among the key findings are that while strides have been made in the quantity of representation onscreen, the quality of that representation needs to reflect the true diversity of the community. Ninety three percent of
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UPDATE, 7:24 PM PT: Chris Cuomo hosted his CNN show Cuomo Primetime without addressing the New York Times essay by former producer Shelley Ross, who described a 2005 incident in which she said he touched her inappropriately. At the time, Cuomo and Ross had been working at ABC News. Cuomo instead devoted the hour to
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