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WATCH: Eric Bolling is Back: Criticizes Media Matters for Blasting his New Sinclair TV Show as ‘Worst of Right-Wing Media’

Eric Bolling, America This Week (Screengrab)
Before America This Week host Eric Bolling aired his interview with President Donald Trump, he took a few moments to respond to a recent story from Media Matters — titled “Eric Bolling’s new show for Sinclair Broadcast Group brings the worst of right-wing media to local news” — which blasted his show that now airs on Sinclair.
“In a sign of Sinclair’s increasing willingness to adopt the Fox News model of poisoning viewers against any other news sources, much of the first hour-long program was devoted to decrying so-called media bias against President Donald Trump,” Media Matters wrote.

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SOURCE: Julio Rosas, Mediaite
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Trump Turns on Fox News: President Slams Two Reporters From His Favorite Network as ‘Having Less Understanding Than Fake News CNN and NBC’ Over a Report About Border Wall Fight

President Trump criticized two of Fox News reporters – White House Correspondent John Roberts and Washington Correspondent Gillian Turner – in a tweet on Sunday. ‘Never thought I’d say this but I think @johnrobertsFox and @GillianHTurner @FoxNews have even less understanding of the Wall negotiations than the folks at FAKE NEWS CNN & NBC!’ the President tweeted on Sunday. Roberts is a veteran White House correspondent who covered the beat earlier in his career for CBS News. Turner joined Fox News as a contributor in 2014. Before that, she worked in the National Security Council under Presidents Bush and Obama, according to her Twitter bio.
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Oprah, Who Gave Obama the Nod in 2008, to Interview Beto O’Rourke in Times Square Ahead of His 2020 Decision

Oprah Winfrey might give former Rep. Beto O’Rourke a familiar boost.

The entrepreneur and media personality is set to interview the potential 2020 candidate one-on-one next month live as part of her “Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations from Times Square.”
Winfrey’s support once kickstarted the presidential ambitions of another junior Democratic legislator: Barack Obama.
O’Rourke, a popular Texas Democrat, narrowly lost a hard-fought campaign for Senate in November to Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, who retained his seat representing the red state in the upper chamber.
The 46-year-old has performed well in early polls about potential Democratic candidates prompting comparisons to the former president, despite saying during his campaign he would not run in 2020.
The talk-show host once burnished Oba...

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New Chappaquiddick Series Details How Ted Kennedy Fled the Scene After Infamous Watery Crash as His Passenger Died, Made 17 Phone Calls Before Contacting Cops, and How Charles Manson Helped Him Out

New Chappaquiddick series details the 17 phone calls Ted Kennedy made before going to police after driving his car off a dock and killing a woman. The series also dives into how Charles Manson helped Kennedy.
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“Morning Joe” Hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski Finally Do the Wicked Deed of Marrying Each Other After Divorcing Their Previous Partners – At Least They Didn’t Marry Again in a Church but Both of Them Ought to be Ashamed of Themselves for Committing Adultery on Live TV Every Morning Before the American Public and for Having Representative Elijah Cummings Officiate Their Wedding at the National Archives in D.C.

Rep. Elijah Cummings pronounces them husband and wife.Courtesy of Miller Hawkins.
The Morning Joe co-hosts made it official during an intimate Saturday ceremony at the National Archives, in front of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, officiated by Rep. Elijah Cummings.

At 5:40 p.m. on Saturday evening, Mika Brzezinski hurried out of a black S.U.V. a few dozen yards from the back entrance of the National Archives. An umbrella was popped open for her, and she walked into the historic library in order to get married to her longtime Morning Joe colleague and partner, Joe Scarborough, in front of the Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, and the Bill of Rights.
Part of the popularity of the Scarzinski relationship derives from the fact that, despite their pro...

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WATCH: CBS Is Criticized for Making Inappropriate Joke About Redskins Quarterback Alex Smith’s Broken Leg

Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith is lost for the season after ​breaking his leg this past Sunday. It was a highly serious incident, and figures to have an adverse impact on his career moving forward. However, in an effort to crack wise and tie it in to Thanksgiving, a segment on CBS made a pretty classless joke about said injury via a disembodied voiceover. It’s even worse if you listen to it:

Damn.. CBS lowkey disrespected Alex Smith.. #CHIvsDET
— Matthew Abu Demeke (@MD3___) November 22, 2018

Jokes are great and sometimes you’ll take a risk to get a laugh, but the dude just suffered a ​gruesome injury that could be career-ending. There is nothing funny about that fact.

CBS just jokingly said Alex Smith broke his drumstick last week trying ...

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Megyn Kelly Is Replaced by Jenna Bush Hager on Today, With Craig Melvin and Al Roker Joining Her in First Episode Since Host Was Axed for Blackface Remarks

Megyn Kelly was replaced by Jenna Bush Hager on Monday when Today aired a new episode of the third hour for the first time since the embattled host was ousted from the NBC morning show.
She did not appear however until the second half of the third hour, as the show kept the focus on the news out of Pittsburgh for much of the episode, where Savannah Guthrie was reporting for the network.
There was a brief mention of the recent events at the top of the program, when Hoda Kotb, Craig melvin and Al Roker kicked off the hour, but no mention of Kelly’s name.
‘Today, as you know, we are starting a new chapter in the third hour of our show,’ said Kotb.
‘And as it evolves we want you to know the entire Today family will continue to bring you informative and important stories just as we always have...

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Boston Globe Gets Bomb Threat After Anti-Trump Editorial

Law enforcement is investigating a bomb threat The Boston Globe received Thursday, the same day it led a nationwide publication of newspaper editorials denouncing President Donald Trump’s attacks on the press as “the enemy of the people.”
Boston police do not believe the threat was “super serious,” but the Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting an investigation, reported WHDH, a Boston TV station.
Boston police responded to the building where the Globe’s offices are located after the newspaper received a threatening phone call Thursday morning, Axios reported.
The building’s manager alerted other tenants just before noon about the situation, according to an email obtained by Axios...

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Newspapers Around the World Mark Passing of ‘Queen of Soul’

The day after Aretha Franklin died in her home in Detroit, newspapers across the United States and abroad paid tribute to the Queen of Soul, whose music helped shape American culture.
Franklin, 76, died Thursday after a battle with pancreatic cancer — and is now remembered for the legacy she left behind. On Friday, her picture adorned front pages with headlines such as “Respect to the queen of soul.”
The Detroit Free Press — her hometown newspaper — bid “Farewell to our Queen.”

Today's @freep front page, honoring the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. #RIP #respect
— Detroit Free Press (@freep) August 17, 2018

A beautiful @washingtonpost front page tomorrow marking the death of Aretha Franklin. And what a headline.
— Mark W...

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Dallas News Anchor John McCaa Announces Plans to Resign After 42 Years in Broadcasting

John McCaa in the WFAA newsroom.
For decades, North Texans have known where to find John McCaa at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. But that won’t be the case after next spring. The veteran WFAA-TV (Channel 8) news anchor has announced plans to retire.
“After more than 42 years in television news, I intend to retire next March,” McCaa told the station Monday. The longtime anchor first announced his decision on Facebook.
“Am I ready? In some ways yes, in some ways no. Management has graciously asked me to stay longer, and I have politely declined. It is not easy to step away from a business in which you have worked for two-thirds of your life and loved even longer,” said McCaa, who first joined the station in 1984.
He first worked out of WFAA’s Fort Worth bureau, but has been in the Dallas newsroom since 1...

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