Connect with us
Register for the BSM Summit Now

News Print & Digital

Karol Markowicz: Jimmy Kimmel Is a Terrible Person

Markowicz’s tweet drew plenty of support. Other media personalities rebuked Kimmel’s scathing monologue.

Published

on

NY Post columnist Karol Markowicz slammed late-night host Jimmy Kimmel for comments that he made during his monologue Monday about Floridians who have died from COVID-19.

“Of the 54,000 Americans who died from COVID since the start of the summer, almost one of five — one in five of them died in Florida, which my God, all those orphaned ferrets, it’s a shame,” Kimmel said.

“Jimmy Kimmel is a terrible person but at least he’s also not at all funny,” Markowicz tweeted.

Markowicz’s tweet drew plenty of support. Other media personalities rebuked Kimmel’s scathing monologue.

“They hate you and want you dead,” the Media Research Center’s Dan Gainor wrote

“This is an interesting statistic. COVID deaths have proven to be much higher in states that voted for Trump,” Kimmel added.

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News Print & Digital

Piers Morgan Agrees to a Multimedia Deal With News Corp.

Under the deal, Morgan will host a global TV show that will air in the US on FOX Nation, on new TV channel talkTV in the UK, and on Sky News Australia.

Published

on

Embattled talk show host Piers Morgan has agreed to a multimedia deal with News Corp allowing him to write columns for the New York Post and host television shows that will be seen across the world.

Morgan, 56, left Good Morning Britain earlier this year after slamming Meghan Markle for the damage that she had done to the British monarchy at such a vulnerable point while Prince Phillip lay dying in the hospital.

“I’m thrilled to be returning to News Corp. which is where I began my media career more than 30 years ago,” Morgan said. “Rupert Murdoch has been a constant and fearless champion of free speech and we are going to be building something new and very exciting together.”

Under the deal, Morgan will host a global TV show that will air in the US on FOX Nation, on new TV channel talkTV in the UK, and on Sky News Australia.

Morgan said he wants the new show to be a “forum for fearless and lively debate.” The new show is set to launch in early 2022.

Continue Reading

News Print & Digital

NPR Announces Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month

Published

on

NPR

National Public Radio announced their plans to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 – Oct. 15) featuring special programming across their podcasts and media platforms.

Below is their full statement, which was translated to Spanish on the NPR website.

We are celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, starting today until October 15, with special programming across NPR podcasts, playlists and social media reflecting on the diversity of the Latinx community and highlighting our latinidad. We also have two curated playlists and the Tiny Desk Concert (A.K.A “El Tiny”) will be featuring different genres of Latin music. Many of our podcasts feature Latinx stories all year long, not just this month. Check them out and celebrate with us! Happy Hispanic Heritage Month!

NPR’s marquee podcasts such as Code Switch, Through Line and It’s Been a Minute are all dedicating content to the celebration of Latin heritage, music and culture. Additionally they have curated special Spotify playlists and social media programming.

Click here for a full rundown of their programming plans for Hispanic Heritage Month.

Continue Reading

News Print & Digital

Clubhouse Hires NPR’s Nina Gregory as Head of News

Gregory confirmed the news of her new venture on Twitter, stating, “I’ve got some news…” while quote tweeting the story from CNN. 

Published

on

Allison Shelley/NPR

NPR’s senior editor for its arts desk, Nina Gregory, will be leaving the position she’s held since 2006 to join the live audio app Clubhouse to become its head of news and media publishers. 

Gregory confirmed the news of her new venture on Twitter, stating, “I’ve got some news…” while quote tweeting the story from CNN. 

“This is the first job I applied for in 15 years outside of public radio. I never thought I would leave,” Gregory stated to CNN. “But [Clubhouse] aligns so much with not just our mission, but the audio nerd in me and in us.”

Although the announcement of her hiring came this week, Gregory joined Clubhouse precisely one year before Wednesday’s news. Furthermore, she stated that Clubhouse reminds her of NPR’s former call-in show “Talk of the Nation.”

“As an audio journalist, [Clubhouse] aligned with what I’ve always believed is the best medium for news. You don’t need to know how to read to be able to hear radio news. You don’t need to have an expensive subscription. You don’t need cable,” Gregory said. 

“The accessibility across not just geography, but socioeconomics and cultures has always driven me to the power of the medium.”

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Advertisement

Trending

Copyright © 2021 Barrett Media.