Rush Limbaugh has died at the age of 70. Join us as we look back at how he transformed the talk radio genre while shaping today’s Republican party. Also, a member of the Biden press team resigns, evaluating the coverage of former the Trump impeachment trial, and ‘Framing Britney Spears.’
Brian Flood, Fox News: "Rush Limbaugh, conservative talk radio pioneer, dead at 70"
Ethan Sacks, NBC News: "Conservative radio personality Rush Limbaugh has died at age 70"
Marc Fisher, Washington Post: "Rush Limbaugh, conservative radio provocateur and cultural phenomenon, dies at 70"
Robert D. McFadden, New York Times: "Rush Limbaugh, talk radio's conservative provocateur, dies at 70"
Joe Walsh, Forbes: "Rush Limbaugh's biggest - and most controversial - moments"
Paul Farhi, Washington Post: "Rush Limbaugh is ailing. And so if the conserative-talk radio industry"
'Framing Britney Spears'
Times Insider Staff: “Behind the making of ‘Framing Britney Spears’”
Julia Jacobs, New York Times: “’Sorry, Britney’: Media is criticized for past coverage, and some own up”
Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping: “The truth about Britney Spears’s involvement in the ‘Framing Britney’ documentary”
Brian Lowry, CNN: “’Framing Britney Spears’ is as much about the singer’s fans as her legal woes”
Julia Jacobs, New York Times: “Justin Timberlake apologizes to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson”
Biden press aide resigns
Caleb Ecarma, Vanity Fair: “’I will destroy you’: Biden aide threatened a Politico reporter pursuing a story on his relationship”
Michael D. Shear, New York Times: “White House press aide resigns over call to reporter”
Arlette Saenz, Kaitlan Collins, Jason Hoffman & Oliver Darcy, CNN: “White House deputy press secretary resigns after threatening reporter for story about him”
Sarah Rumpf, Mediaite: “Breaking: TJ Ducklo resigns from White House Comms team after reporter harassment controversy”
Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “Opinion: ‘I will destroy you’: Biden White House’s first media scandal”
Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “Opinion: Politico loses scoop to People”
Impeachment trial concludes
Amy Gardner, Mike DeBonis, Seung Min Kim & Karoun Demirjian, Washington Post: “Trump acquitted on impeachment charge of inciting deadline attack on the Capitol”
Nicholas Fandos, New York Times: “Trump acquitted of inciting insurrection, even as bipartisan majority votes ‘guilty’”
Tiffany Hsu & Katie Robertson, New York Times: “You can barely tell it’s the same trial in cable impeachment coverage”
Lincoln Project implodes
Lachlan Markay, Axios: “Scoop: Lincoln Project co-founder resigns”
Amanda Becker, The 19th: “Inside the Lincoln Project’s ‘toxic’ workplace”
Steve Peoples, AP: “Lincoln Project to launch outside probe amid new revelations”
Miranda Green, New York Magazine: “The predator in the Lincoln Project”
Blake Montgomery & Allison Quinn, The Daily Beast: “Lincoln Project sinks deeper into turmoil as ex-staffers demand to speak freely”
Joe Concha, The Hill: “The swift death of the media darlings known as the Lincoln Project”
Seth J. Frantzman, The Jerusalem Post: “How was a lack of diversity the sign for the Lincoln Project’s downfall?”
‘Idol’ returns with Claudia Conway
Daniel D’Addario, Variety: “How ‘American Idol’ used Claudia Conway”
Where’s the Dinosaur Reporting?
Mary Louise Kelly, NPR: “8-year-old calls out NPR for lack of dinosaur stories”
Jeremy Blum, HuffPost: “8-year-old sends stern letter urging NPR to broadcast more dinosaur stories”