Latest from Jeremy Barr

Fox News viewers are getting mixed messages about whether to take the coronavirus vaccine

Is it dangerous to your health, or will it provide you with a "feeling of freedom?" It depends when you watch.
  • May 14, 2021

The new CNN is more opinionated and emotional. Can it still be ‘the most trusted name in news’?

Under network president Jeff Zucker, CNN’s once studiously neutral team now call out politicians, share their feelings and occasionally cry on air. It doesn’t seem to hurt ratings.
  • May 12, 2021

Across the TV news spectrum, Chauvin verdict has pundits sharing a sigh of relief

Commentators who rarely agree broadly celebrated the jury’s decision in Minneapolis.
  • Apr 20, 2021

Tucker Carlson villainizes journalists on his top-rated show. Then the threats pour in.

As the Fox host's popularity grows, he has found fodder in lesser-known media figures whom he presents to his audience as symbols of liberalism-run-amok.
  • Apr 15, 2021

Kim Godwin will be president of ABC News, the first Black woman to run a broadcast television news division

Godwin has spent the past 14 years at CBS News. She will replace James Goldston at ABC News.
  • Apr 14, 2021

Fox News hires the former president’s daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, as a pundit

The network has been snapping up Trump surrogates all year, and now it's tapped the family power center.
  • Mar 29, 2021

Alexi McCammond won’t take Teen Vogue job after criticism of old anti-Asian tweets

The young political journalist, set to become the publication’s editor next week, said she and publisher Condé Nast decided to “part ways” after a staff backlash.
  • Mar 18, 2021

Fox News wants you to wear a mask. The network’s top stars want to ridicule them.

Pundit Tomi Lahren referred to masks as "face diapers." Even news anchor Martha MacCallum has questioned their effectiveness.
  • Mar 11, 2021

Rewriting January 6th: Republicans push false and misleading accounts of Capitol riot

The efforts are aimed at muddying the clear picture of what occurred: A pro-Trump mob, mobilized by the former president’s false claims of a stolen election, stormed the seat of American government to keep Trump in power through violent means.
  • Mar 1, 2021

A star reporter’s resignation, a racial slur and a newsroom divided: Inside the fallout at the New York Times

Two weeks after news broke of a star reporter’s use of the n-word, Times journalists are openly arguing over the newspaper’s relationship with Black employees.
  • Feb 12, 2021