Hannity-Led Fox News Dominates Cable News Rivals in May Ratings

Fox News has once again won the cable news race for the month, easily outranking rivals CNN and MSNBC. The cable news network is celebrating 197 consecutive months at #1 in cable news, most prominently led by Sean Hannity. The 9 p.m. host had the most-watched show in cable news for May 2018, with 3.3 million viewers. Hannity comfortably beat out a rival who has nipped at his heels in recent months: Rachel Maddow, whose 9 p.m. show came in second overall with 2.6 million viewers. Hannity scored 650K viewers in the 25-54 demo, compared to 531K for Maddow. Fox News programs make up 8 out of the top 10 highest-rated cable news programs (in addition to Maddow at #2, Lawrence O’Donnell is at #5 between Tucker Carlson and Bret Baier). In total day viewers, Fox News averaged 1.4 million viewers to MSNBC’s Continue reading "Hannity-Led Fox News Dominates Cable News Rivals in May Ratings"

Mediaite is Hiring a Full-Time Editor

Mediaite is looking for an ambitious, energetic, newshound to analyze the names, the brands, the gossip, the digerati of news, politics, and entertainment. You would be writing opinion pieces and news stories using any and all of the tools of digital storytelling: Words, video, pictures, social interactions, book excerpts, you name it. But in the end, you are a media critic. You will be read and seen by all the most important people in media and politics.​ If you think you have what it takes and want to impact the news cycle, then we want to talk to you. Requirements: – A concise, and in-depth knowledge of the world of news, politics and media, including online personalities, major cable and broadcast networks, leading columnists, and general thought-leaders – Ability to find issues bubbling up in the conservative or liberal media world before they have been widely reported​ – A Continue reading "Mediaite is Hiring a Full-Time Editor"

Mediaite is Hiring a Full-Time Writer

Mediaite is looking for an ambitious, ​opinionated​, newshound to analyze the names, the brands, the gossip, the digerati of news, politics, and entertainment​. You would be writing opinion pieces and news stories using any and all of the tools of digital storytelling: Words, video, pictures, social interactions,​ ​you name it. If you think you have what it takes and want to impact the news cycle then we want to talk to you. Requirements: – A clear, concise, and in-depth knowledge of the world of news​ ​media, including online personalities, major cable and broadcast networks, leading columnists, and general thought-leaders – You thrive under pressure, and ​are​ ab​le​ to find issues bubbling up in the media world before they have been widely reported​ – A clear understanding of how Twitter, Facebook, user-generated content​ ​and viral videos are shaping the news cycle – Strong news judgment and an eye for underreported Continue reading "Mediaite is Hiring a Full-Time Writer"

BREAKING: Conor Lamb Declared ‘Apparent’ Winner of Pennsylvania Special Election

After a very long night, NBC News is calling the PA-18 special election, declaring Democrat Conor Lamb the “apparent winner” over Republican Rick Saccone. That’s according to an NBC News projection that a worn-out but nonetheless cheery Steve Kornacki appeared on Morning Joe to report — watch above. Per NBC, the Democrat was leading by 641 votes with 99 percent of the votes counted, in a district President Donald Trump won by double-digits in 2016. Lamb declared victory in the race on Wednesday morning, but Saccone has yet to concede: Trump also recently Continue reading "BREAKING: Conor Lamb Declared ‘Apparent’ Winner of Pennsylvania Special Election"

What Time Is CNN Town Hall With Parkland Shooting Survivors?

CNN’s town hall with Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school students, teachers, and parents will be airing tonight at 9 pm ET. Survivors will be in attendance along with lawmakers like Senator Marco Rubio. NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch is also set to participate. The two-hour forum, titled “Stand Up: The Students of Stoneman Douglas Demand Action,” will be moderated by CNN anchor Jake Tapper. CNN will be live-streaming the town hall online. You can watch on CNN.com or on CNN mobile/CNNgo apps. [image via CNN]

Watch Live: Police Storm Florida High School to Apprehend Active Shooter

Police are storming a Florida high school after a gunman opened fire, leaving one dead and dozens more injured, according to officials. WSVN has a live stream of the Broward Sheriff’s response to the shooting. The shooting happened around 2:30 p.m. at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. The school is now on lockdown as police respond to the incident. Police has asked students and teachers to remain barricaded inside the school until officers can reach them. Fox News reported that the shooter is wearing a maroon hoodie and black pants, and is currently in the west side of the school. Watch live above, via WSVN. This is story is developing and will be updated. [image via screengrab]