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U.S. Agency for Global Media CEO Michael Pack is seeking to retain control over networks such as Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty even after the incoming Biden administration replaces him.
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On a corrective podcast, Michael Barbaro — host of the New York Times podcast The Daily — did not disclose several key facts about his own connection to those who created the discredited Caliphate series.
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Rukmini Callimachi and colleague Andy Mills pose with their Peabody Award for Caliphate at the 78th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony in May 2019. The New York Times says it is returning the award.
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Chief U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia Beryl Howell issued a preliminary injunction against Michael Pack and the U.S. Agency for Global Media from influencing any editorial decisions or personnel.
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President Trump embraces Rupert Murdoch, co-chairman of Fox Corp., at a dinner in 2017. Once close, Trump is now angry at Murdoch's Fox News over its election coverage.
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Fox News host Sean Hannity interviews President Trump in Las Vegas in 2018. Hannity, like Trump, has cast doubt on the 2020 election results without providing evidence.
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