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TODD SMITH: Fox News stands behind Ingraham as advertisers flee

Dozens of advertisers may have dropped Fox News’ Laura Ingraham over her mockery of Parkland school shooting survivor David Hogg, but the network stood by her side. In a statement, Fox News co-president Jack Abernethy said, “We cannot and will not allow voices to be censored by agenda-driven intimidation efforts. We look forward to having Laura Ingraham back hosting her ...

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Fox News anchor Shepard Smith opens up on sexuality

Longtime Fox News anchor Shepard Smith has opened up about his sexuality and the impact it has had on his career. Smith mentioned in a recent speech at the University of Mississippi, where he graduated, that he had never stood in front of a group of people to talk about being gay, but added that he has “nothing to hide.” Smith says ...

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TODD SMITH: Ice Bucket Challenge trending again in wake of important ALS breakthrough

Did we all just wake up in 2014? The #IceBucketChallenge is trending once again. People are revisiting the viral video stunt, which raised $115 million to fight motor neuron disease, after the charity behind it made a breakthrough with those funds – on the two-year anniversary of the Ice Bucket Challenge, ALS Association has identified a new gene that causes ...

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Analysis: Katrina insecurity over being forgotten returns

On Hurricane Katrina’s 10th anniversary, is it time to take off the chip? By now, everyone knows about Mississippi’s post-storm insecurity, its angst about being overshadowed by all the media attention on New Orleans after the storm, when hundreds of Mississippians had also died, and tens of thousands were homeless. And the chip is still there. Some residents of the ...

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Curt Hébert interviewed, quoted by New York Times, NPR

Curt Hébert, a partner with the law firm of Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, PLLC, was recently interviewed and quoted in four national major media outlets concerning national energy policy. The New York Times and National Public Radio (NPR) quoted Hébert, former chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, in stories regarding strategy and preparedness of the country’s power grid ...

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Fox News Channel ending Ole Miss alum Shepard Smith's nightly newscast

NEW YORK — Fox News Channel is eliminating one of Shepard Smith’s two daily newscasts and putting him in charge of a breaking news team where he will travel more to stories and break into other Fox shows with special reports. His 7 p.m. Eastern newscast will end this fall, but Smith will continue anchoring a weekday 3 p.m. newscast. ...

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Award for worst national news flub of year goes to…

Remember the morning of the “Individual Mandate” fiasco back in July? News producers at CNN and Fox News certainly do. Now it’s time for them to wince anew. The Poynter Institute, a journalism think tank and training center, has given the two news networks “error of the year” distinction for reports that the U.S. Supreme Court had struck down the ...

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Did Hurricane Sandy Blow Romney Off Course?

If President Obama wins re-election on Tuesday, the historical memory of the race might turn on the role played by Hurricane Sandy. Already, some analysts are describing the storm as an “October surprise” that allowed Mr. Obama to regain his footing after stumbling badly in the first presidential debate and struggling to get back on course. Some Republicans seem prepared ...

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A brief change in the political scenery

We are in political segue time, when Congress heads home and the next phase awaits in the wings. What’s a political junkie to do? As it turns out, that answer is right in front of me. There is too much in the way of politics in the air to call this period in the dog days of summer a political ...

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