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Andrea Tantaros (right) is pictured in 2013 with her co-hosts of the Fox News show The Five. Tantaros says she was later demoted to being a host of the midday show Outnumbered, with a smaller audience, less promotion and less visibility. Carlo Allegri/Invision/AP hide caption

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Suspended Host's Lawsuit Casts Shadow Over Fox News' New President

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Debates Will Showcase 'NBC Nightly News' Anchor Lester Holt

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NBC's Lester Holt will moderate the Sept. 26 debate between Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton. Trump mistakenly called Holt "a Democrat," suggesting that he and other debate moderators would be "unfair." In fact, Holt is a registered Republican. Andy Kropa/Andy Kropa /Invision/AP hide caption

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Paper Calls For Snowden's Prosecution After Using Information To Win Pulitzer

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What Is The Media's Responsibility When Reporting Hacked Information?

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Insecurity, Anxiety Were Constant Companions, ABC News' Vargas Says

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Gretchen Carlson: The Woman Who Brought Down Fox News' Roger Ailes

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Former Fox Host Gretchen Carlson Gets Apology, $20M Settlement

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Allegations Reveal How Roger Ailes Ran Fox News By Projecting Power

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New FAA Rules Allow More Commercial Drones In The Air

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Hillary Clinton, seen on a TV camera monitor in 2013, has been criticized for not holding more press conferences. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Has Hillary Clinton Actually Been Dodging The Press?

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Hillary Clinton's April Interviews Offer Insight Into Media Strategy

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