Views Preview: O'Reilly, Weinstein and the 'Sh**ty Media Men' list

Oct 24, 2017

Did 21st Century Fox renew Bill O’Reilly’s contract soon after he settled a sexual harassment suit for more than $32 million – six months after founder Roger Ailes’ ouster? A New York Times report says so.

Emily Steel & Michael S. Schmidt, New York Times: “O’Reilly settled new harassment claim, then Fox renewed his contract

Mark Fabiani, BillOReilly.com: “Statement by Mark Fabiani on behalf of Bill O’Reilly relating to the New York Times smear piece

Benjamin Hart, Daily Intelligencer: “Report: O’Reilly settled an additional $32 million harassment case

Cynthia Littleton, Variety: “21st Century Fox defends renewing Bill O’Reilly contract despite new sexual harassment settlement

Haley Britzky, Axios: “Fox renewed O’Reilly’s contract after sixth harassment settlement

Jackie Strause, The Hollywood Reporter: “Megyn Kelly: ‘I complained’ about Bill O’Reilly’s behavior

Julia Wallace, Arizona Central: “My Turn: #MeToo… We were complicit in the sexual harassment of women

Jim Rutenberg, New York Times: “A long-delayed reckoning of the cost of silence on abuse

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “Megyn Kelly drops the hammer on Bill O’Reilly

Brian Stelter, CNN: “’Outrageous:’ Gretchen Carlson and others react to new Bill O’Reilly revelation

Ed Mazza, Huffington Post: “Bill O’Reilly says he’s ‘mad at God’ for not giving him more protection

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “Loathsome: Bill O’Reilly attempts to shame female colleagues by citing thank-you notes

'Sh**ty Media Men' List

Michael Calderone, POLITICO: “Leon Wieseltier acknowledges ‘misdeads’ with female colleagues

CWarzel, Tiny Letter: “Why the pro-Trump media is so interested in ‘Sh**ty Media Men’

Jon Levine, The Wrap: “BuzzFeed memo addresses sexual harassment after ‘Sh—ty Media Men’ report

CNN’s Apple promotion

Tucker Higgins, CNBC: “CNN takes on White House over fake news criticism: Apples are not bananas

Ed Mazza, Huffington Post: “CNN’s new #FactsFirst ‘Apple’ ad sparts battle over banana truthers

Ann-Christine Diaz, AdAge: “CNN’s ‘facts first’ brand campaign calls an apple an apple

Meghann Farnsworth, ReCode: “CNN’s new ‘This is an apple’ ad targets Trump

ESPN cancels ‘Barstool Van Talk’

Brian Steinberg, Variety: “ESPN cancels ‘Barstool Van Talk,’ citing concerns about Barstool content

Kevin Draper, New York Times: “ESPN cancels Barstool Sports partnership after one episode

Tony Maglio, The Wrap: “Barstool sports boss on ‘Van Talk’ cancellation: ‘ESPN needed us more than we need them’

Chris Chavez, Sports Illustrated: “ESPN cancels ‘Barstool Van Talk’ after one episode

Ryan Glasspiegel, The Big Lead: “ESPN has an identity crisis: What do they want to be?”

Hill talks to TMZ

Mary Papenfuss, Huffington Post: “Jemele Hill says she deserved ESPN suspension ‘after my Donald Trump  Tweets’

TMZ Sports: “Jemele Hill: ‘I deserved that suspension’… not mad as ESPN

Frank Pallotta, CNN: “Jemele Hill to return to ESPN after two-week suspension

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “Jemele Hill: I deserved my suspension and stand by what I said

Asking for user-generated content in crisis situations

Feeding the machine

April Slattery, Computer Business Review: “BBC reports new foray into AI and machine learning

Shawn Knight, TechSpot: “The BBC will use machine learning to improve programming

Shannon Liao, The Verge: “BBC will use machine learning to cater to what audiences will want to watch

Nick Summers, Engadget: “The BBC is turning to AI to improve its programming

Emily Tan, Campaign: “Google launches TV content explorer and a series of other updates for programmatic TV

Millennials: The new subscriber base

Jason Schwartz, POLITICO: “Young subscribers flock to old media