It's been two months since former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson filed her sexual harassment suit against Roger Ailes and Fox News. Today, the network announced a settlement.
Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “Fox News has settled Gretchen Carlson’s sexual harassment suit for $20 million”
Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter: “Gretchen Carlson lawsuit against Roger Ailes ends in settlement”
Sarah Ellison, Vanity Fair: “Fox settles with Gretchen Carlson for $20 million – and is expected to offer an unprecedented apology”
John Koblin, New York Times: “Fox settles with Gretchen Carlson over Roger Ailes sex harassment claims”
Matthew Garrahan, Financial Times: “Ailes hires Hollywood libel lawyer to take on New York Magazine”
Meanwhile… at Fox
J.D. Durkin, Mediaite: “Breaking: Greta Van Susteren abruptly leaving Fox News after 14 years”
Brian Stelter, CNN Money: “Greta Van Susteren leaving Fox News”
Howard Kurtz, Fox News Channel: “Van Susteren leaving Fox News, Hume tapped as replacement through election”
What’s the moderator’s role?
David Bauder, Associated Press: “Holt, Wallace among presidential debate moderators”
Media Matters for America: “Fox’s Chris Wallace: ‘It’s not my role’ as a presidential debate moderator to be a ‘truth squad’”
Michael Calderone, Huffington Post: “Will presidential debate moderators really not challenge lies?”
The news changed… the story didn’t
Liz Spayd, New York Times: “The news from Trump changed. The main story was slow to catch up.”
Dan Evon, Snopes.com: “Two editions of ‘Wall Street Journal’ bear opposite headlines about Trump”
Taking flight… with Hillary Clinton
Amy Chozick, New York Times: “Hillary Clinton unveils new plane, and lets journalists on board”
Making an endorsement? Pay up.
Bismark Tribune: “Letter policy change”
Mind the – knowledge – gap
Johanna Dunaway, Shorenstein Center: “Mobile vs. computer: Implications for news audiences and outlets”
Ricardo Bilton, Nieman Lab: “The rise of mobile could create a ‘second-class digital citizenship’ of less informed news consumers”
In a word… No.
Daniel Victor, New York Times: “When I’m mistakenly put on an email chain, should I hit ‘reply all’ asking to be removed?”
Daniel Victor, New York Times: “A short history of the Times’s shortest story”
Nick Visser, Huffington Post: “There’s a one-word story in the New York Times today. Read it.”