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Trump-appointed head of Global Media agency resigns at Biden’s request

Trump-appointed head of Global Media agency resigns at Biden’s request

Michael Pack, the controversial Trump-appointed CEO of the US Agency for Global Media, resigned on Wednesday after a request from the Biden administration. Pack, a conservative documentary filmmaker who became CEO in June, has been widely criticized for his stewardship of the international news services under USAGM, including the Voice of America. “The new administration…MORE

Biden addresses nation’s information crisis: We must ‘defeat the lies’

Biden addresses nation’s information crisis: We must ‘defeat the lies’

In a sharp break with his predecessor, President Joe Biden vowed during his inaugural address Wednesday to tackle the information crisis plaguing American politics and society. “We must reject the culture in which facts themselves are manipulated and even manufactured,” Biden said shortly after taking the oath as the 46th President. “There is truth,” Biden…MORE

Biden speech draws high praise across media — even on Fox News

Biden speech draws high praise across media — even on Fox News

Before Joe Biden was sworn in, voices across the TV spectrum could not possibly set the bar for his inaugural address any higher. “Today,” Dana Perino said on Fox, “is going to be the most important speech of Joe Biden’s public service.” Afterward, commentators said he cleared the bar with ease. “Fox News Sunday” moderator…MORE

A big infrastructure spending bill might finally be in the cards

A big infrastructure spending bill might finally be in the cards

Joe Biden is now President and Democrats have gained a slim majority in the Senate along with the party’s control of the House. Does that mean that this is finally the time for Congress to pass a big, bold infrastructure spending bill that can help boost the economy? There were high hopes in 2016 that…MORE

Shep Smith breaks his silence about why he left Fox News

Shep Smith breaks his silence about why he left Fox News

Shep Smith, who left Fox News in October 2019 while in the middle of a three-year contract, has remained largely silent about his departure — until an interview with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour that aired Tuesday. Smith, now host of the nightly show “The News with Shepard Smith” at 7 pm ET on CNBC, told Amanpour…MORE

Late-night hosts say goodbye to President Trump: ‘The end of an error’

Late-night hosts say goodbye to President Trump: ‘The end of an error’

Late-night hosts have spent four years mocking, joking and being horrified about President Donald Trump. And on Tuesday night, they said their goodbyes. “It’s the day before the day that we’ve been waiting for,” Stephen Colbert said in opening Tuesday’s “Late Show.” “Tonight is the last show we’ll do during the presidency of ‘He Who…MORE

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