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7 items from 2015


Pierre Omidyar’s First Look Media Slammed For ‘Incompetence,’ ‘Bad Faith’ By Latest Resigning Reporter

23 February 2015 8:14 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

The First Look Media exodus that spread like wildfire in 2014 is apparently not finished as investigative reporter Ken Silverstein penned a scorching series of resignation posts this weekend about the company owned by Pierre Omidyar. Silverstein, an investigative reporter who worked at The Racket and The Intercept, took to Facebook to announce he was quitting the company. In posts spanning across Saturday and Sunday, the former Harper’s Washington editor dubbed his experience at First Look as “Welcome to the Slaughterhouse.” Also Read: First Look Media Exodus: John Cook Bolts ‘The Intercept’ for Gawker Return on Heels of Matt Taibbi Exit “You. »

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Rolling Stone and Patrón Partnering on Video Documentary Series (Exclusive)

11 February 2015 6:39 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Rolling Stone and Patrón will launch a six-part short-form online documentary series premiering exclusively on RollingStone.com, the companies will announce Wednesday. The series, dubbed “Mastering the Craft,” premieres with “Trigger,” chronicling the 45-year relationship between country legend Willie Nelson and his beloved guitar. Also Read: Rolling Stone to Release 47 Years of Archives on Google Play Other videos will spotlight Gary Clark Jr., The Black Keys, and Tegan and Sarah. The series is the first to roll out under Rolling Stone Films, the brand’s recently launched video platform. Also Read: Matt Taibbi Returns to Rolling Stone After Nasty Split From First Look Media “Internet. »

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Larry Wilmore on ‘American Sniper’s’ $200 Million Box Office: Cost of ’40 Seconds’ of Iraq War (Video)

27 January 2015 5:46 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Bradley Cooper is the new R-rated Jesus,” Nightly Show host says

Larry Wilmore took on the American Sniper controversy Monday, equating the record January total the Iraq War movie has hauled in to how much the war cost.

“200 million — man — that’s the cost of about 40 seconds of the actual Iraq War,” Wilmore said, adding that since the movie is on pace to surpass “Passion of the Christ” as the number-one R-rated movie,  Bradley Cooper can now be anointed the new ‘R-rated Jesus.'”

Also Read: John McCain Blasts Petty ‘American Sniper’ Critics, Defends Chris Kyle as Hero

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Michael Moore Responds to 'Haters' After 'American Sniper' Uproar

25 January 2015 11:42 AM, PST | Rollingstone.com | See recent Rolling Stone news »

Filmmaker Michael Moore caused a firestorm this week when he tweeted, in response to the film American Sniper, "My uncle [was] killed by sniper in WW2. We were taught snipers were cowards. Will shoot you in the back. Snipers aren't heroes. And invaders are worse." Even Kid Rock criticized the Fahrenheit 9/11 director, writing "Fuck you Michael Moore, you're a piece of shit and your uncle would be ashamed of you." After a week of being attacked by the right wing and Fox News for allegedly "hating the troops," Moore penned a »

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Geraldo Rivera Blasts Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi Over ‘American Sniper’ Article (Video)

23 January 2015 9:11 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

“This is also a very naive and distorted view of war fighting,” Rivera says on “Fox & Friends”

Geraldo Rivera took issue with Rolling Stone author Matt Taibbi’s article that calls “American Sniper” a movie whose politics is so “ludicrous and idiotic” that it’s on the same level as the “walnut-size mind of the president that got us into the war in question.”

“I like Matt Taibbi and the Taibbi family,” Geraldo Rivera said on “Fox & Friends” on Friday. “But this is also a very naive and distorted view of war fighting — I’ve said that police work and »

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'Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore' Premieres Tonight, w/ Cory Booker, Talib Kweli as Panelists

19 January 2015 1:26 PM, PST | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Senator Cory Booker, Talib Kweli and Bill Burr will get "a taste of extra nightlyness" when they appear as the inaugural panel during the debut episode of Comedy Central's "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore" tonight, Monday, January 19 at 11:30 p.m. Et/Pt.  "The Nightly Show," hosted by Larry Wilmore will air weeknights following "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart."  Other scheduled "Nightly Show" panelists for the month of January include Amy Holmes, John Leguizamo, Jon Lovett, Kathleen Madigan, Soledad O'Brien, David Remnick, Frank Rich, Ilyasah Shabazz, Matt Taibbi, Baratunde Thurston and Ali Wentworth. "The Nightly »

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Corey Booker, Talib Kweli, Bill Burr Scheduled as Premiere Night Panelists for 'The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore'

16 January 2015 3:03 PM, PST | ShadowAndAct | See recent ShadowAndAct news »

Senator Cory Booker, Talib Kweli and Bill Burr will get "a taste of extra nightlyness" when they appear as the inaugural panel during the debut episode of Comedy Central's "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore" on Monday, January 19 at 11:30 p.m. Et/Pt.  "The Nightly Show," hosted by Larry Wilmore will air weeknights following "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart."  Other scheduled "Nightly Show" panelists for the month of January include Amy Holmes, John Leguizamo, Jon Lovett, Kathleen Madigan, Soledad O'Brien, David Remnick, Frank Rich, Ilyasah Shabazz, Matt Taibbi, Baratunde Thurston and Ali Wentworth. "The Nightly Show" »

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