Univision Retreats, Dumps Digital Media Properties

April 13th, 2019 1:59 PM
Univision’s foray into digital media comes to an expected and, with the announced sale of its digital media portfolio. As the Spanish-language media giant limps back to its core business, it’s worth looking at what led to this point, and what follows from here.

WashPost: Harassing Trump Officials Is ‘The Right Thing to Do’

June 26th, 2018 6:12 PM
Harassing conservatives is “the right thing to do,” according to a left-wing oped in The Washington Post. Liberals have been urging their supporters to be more aggressive targeting the right. This followed the media furor surrounding the harassment of DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders by liberal activists this past week.

En artículo feroz, Gawker clava el puñal a Univision

May 31st, 2018 5:12 PM
En el transcurso de estos pasados años, hemos seguido de cerca los problemas autoinfligidos de Univisión, causados principalmente por una mala administración, deficiencias en el análisis predictivo y la servidumbre ciega a una agenda política. Ahora llega la crítica más fuerte del estilo gerencial de Univisión hasta la fecha, y para colmo viene desde las entrañas de la propia empresa.

In Scathing Exposé, Gawker Remnant Turns On Univision

May 15th, 2018 4:58 PM
Over the past several years we‘ve chronicled Univision’s self-inflicted struggles, which for the most part are the result of poor forecasting, haphazard management and blind servitude to a political agenda. Now comes the most scathing indictment of Univision’s mismanagement to date, and most notably, it comes from within the company. The Gizmodo Media Group’s Special Projects Desk recently…

Writer: Most GOP Congressmen Believe Conservative Media ‘Bulls**t’

April 7th, 2017 5:01 PM
Fusion’s Alex Pareene seems to think that America’s biggest problem isn’t any of the usual suspects (e.g., deindustrialization, terrorism, health-care costs) but rather the popularity of conservative media among conservative politicians. For a long time, contended Pareene in a Wednesday piece, “the conservative movement peddled one set of talking points to the rabble, while its elites consumed a…

Cruz v. Deadspin Update: Editor Loses It, Fusion Comms SVP Defends

January 25th, 2017 11:48 AM
Univision-owned Deadspin tried taking a swipe last night at U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), and failed miserably. Hilarity ensued, Twitter lit up, and the fallout extended well into the night. Once you stop laughing, you realize that there are legitimate questions that remain unasked - and some that merit an answer.

NY Magazine: Facebook Enabled Trump ‘Welfare-State Ethno-Nationalism’

November 14th, 2016 7:41 PM
Is the Social Network also the Electoral Network? Yes, says Max Read, who suggested in a piece for New York magazine that Mark Zuckerberg had more to do with Donald Trump’s win than did James Comey, Julian Assange, or Bernie Sanders. “It can be clarifying,” Read wrote, “to identify the conditions that allowed access to the highest levels” of politics to Trump, “a dangerous and unpredictable bigot…

Univision adquiere a Gawker. ¿Ahora, qué sigue?

August 22nd, 2016 2:27 PM
secó la tinta, y un juez de quiebras aprobó la semana pasada la la compra de Univision de Gawker Media por $135 millones en subasta. ¿Cómo engrana Gawker con la estrategia mediática de Univision, y qué sigue tras esta movida? Veamos.  

Univision Buys Gawker. What's Next?

August 18th, 2016 10:33 PM
The dust has settled, the ink has dried, and a bankruptcy judge has approved Univision's purchase of Gawker Media for $135 million at auction. How does Gawker fit into Univision's media strategies, and what follows this blockbuster move? Let's take a look.

Gawker: Megyn Kelly Is a 'Repellent, Race-Baiting Bigot!'

March 3rd, 2016 11:37 PM
The GOP debates have become full combat, even for moderators. During the third Fox News GOP debate, liberal lunatics from  the gossip site Gawker attacked moderator Megyn Kelly as a “repellent, race-baiting bigot.” After Kelly pressed Donald Trump on his past contradictory statements, Gawker tweeted an article entitled, “Megyn Kelly is a Horrible Person."

Gawker On ‘13 Hours’: Its ‘Moral Landscape…Is Poisonous’

January 19th, 2016 11:49 AM
The Dallas-Fort Worth area is, of course, part of the Bible Belt. Nonetheless, according to Christopher Hooks, another faith flourishes there: “It’s also a place that’s responsible in large part for the rise of the new civic religion built around the worship of the most lethal among us.” Hooks, an Austin-based journalist, was one of about 30,000 persons who attended last week’s world premiere of…

Suspended CNN Reporter Appears to Have Coordinated Tweets w/State Dept

November 24th, 2015 11:38 PM
Thanks to some fabulous work by American Commitment’s Phil Kerpen digging through on Tuesday e-mails from Clinton State Department staffer Philippe Reines, he found that suspended CNN global affairs correspondent Elise Labott had communicated with Reines on multiple occasions to the point of taking marching orders over what she tweeted.

Gawker Whines About CNBC Criticism; 'If the Media Loses, So Do You'

October 29th, 2015 10:58 PM
As one of the few liberal outlets willing to stand up for CNBC and its three moderators after Wednesday’s atrocious Republican presidential debate, Gawker and writer Hamilton Nolan tried on Thursday to take conservatives to task by lamenting that exposing the liberal media “is the most popular refuge of the scoundrel” showing that the GOP field is neither “honest” nor “wise.”

'Right-Leaning' Joe Scarborough, Tim Russert's Son Added As 'Meet the

September 4th, 2014 9:19 PM
In an effort to reverse the perpetual and disastrous ratings slide Meet the Press experienced during David Gregory's tenure as anchor of the Sunday morning program, NBC is going all out and bringing in Joe Scarborough, the co-host of MSNBC's Morning Joe program, to provide a “right-leaning voice” during panel discussions, and the son of the late -- and still beloved -- former host Tim Russert…