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New York ‘Ebola Doc’ Speaks Out, Believes Media Overreacted

11 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

Dr. Craig Spencer, who last year caused a national media freakout after he was being treated for Ebola in New York, spoke out publicly this week on the media overreaction to his case.

Fake Police Officer Arrested After Pulling Over a Real One

44 minutes agoNews : Mediaite

A man pretending to be a police officer pulled over an actual police officer. What happened next will in no way surprise you.

Radio Host Michael Medved Reveals Throat Cancer Diagnosis

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Radio host Michael Medved revealed on his website today that he was diagnosed with throat cancer last month.

How to Live Stream Super Bowl XLIX Online for Free

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Thanks to NBCUniversal's "Super Stream Sunday" program, you will be able to watch not only the Super Bowl XLIX game between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots (beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET) but also the halftime show starring Katy Perry, the pre- and post-game shows and a special 10 p.m. episode of The Blacklist.

Snapchat Starting Web Series Literally Called Literally Can’t Even

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Get ready for what sounds like a game of Mad Libs: the social network Snapchat is getting into the original series game with a new online scripted show called Literally Can't Even, starring Steven Spielberg's daughter.

Thursday Cable Ratings: Erin Burnett #1 in Demo and Total on CNN

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Erin Burnett had the highest rated show across CNN's schedule on Thursday, in both the 25-54 demo and total viewers. In the demo, Erin Burnett OutFront beat MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews 239K to 143K and came close to beating Fox News' On the Record with Greta Van Susteren, which had 274K.

Even President Obama Can’t Resist Jabbing Patriots over DeflateGate

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

All the joking at the expense of the New England Patriots made it to the Oval Office, with President Obama telling everyone ahead of the Super Bowl to keep it clean.

Israeli Ambassador: We Thought Boehner Would Tell Obama About Netanyahu Visit

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Ron Dermer, Israel's ambassador to the U.S., said on Friday that it was House Speaker John Boehner's responsibility to inform the Obama Administration of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's invitation to address Congress, and that it would have been "inappropriate" for the Israeli government to tell the White House before Boehner did.

Aziz Ansari Tells Letterman Why Rupert Murdoch’s ‘Racist’ Tweet Made Him So Angry

2 hours agoNews : Mediaite

"I have some beef with Rupert Murdoch," comedian Aziz Ansari told David Letterman during an interview set to air on the Late Show tonight. "Which is a sentence I didn't think I would ever really say."

Texas Governor Officially Announces Chris Kyle Day

3 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced Chris Kyle Day in the state to honor the slain soldier remembered in the new film American Sniper.

New Jeb Bush Profile Reveals ‘Troubled’ Years as Hash-Smoking Student

3 hours agoNews : Mediaite

A new Boston Globe profile on former Florida Gov. and likely 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush reveals a "troubled" and "tumultuous" four years at a Massachusetts prep school that consisted of marijuana and alcohol consumption.

Michelle Obama Praises American Sniper’s ‘Complex’ Portrayal of Vets’ Issues

3 hours agoNews : Mediaite

One issue Michelle Obama has been particularly passionate about is taking care of America's veterans, and today she praised the movie American Sniper for showing such a complex portrayal of what U.S. servicemembers go through.

Michael Moore: Clint Eastwood Once Threatened to Kill Me

4 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Does this explain why Michael Moore has been so critical of American Sniper? In a long Facebook post Thursday night, the filmmaker recounted the time 10 years ago this month that Clint Eastwood allegedly threatened to kill him.

Roger Goodell to Marshawn Lynch: ‘Part of Your Job’ to Speak to Media

4 hours agoNews : Mediaite

At his pre-Super Bowl press conference, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has an "obligation" to speak to the media because it is part of his job and "comes with the territory." EarlierShow More Summary

Beck Suspects Romney Bowing Out Was Part of Secret Deal with Jeb Bush

4 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Glenn Beck suspects that Mitt Romney bowing out of the 2016 presidential race might be the result of a secret deal between him and Jeb Bush.

George Zimmerman Won’t Be Charged in Second Domestic Violence Case Against Him

4 hours agoNews : Mediaite

George Zimmerman has, once again, evaded legal action: a domestic assault case recently filed against him was dropped and the woman involved has recanted her statements.

Here Are the Teams from MSNBC’s ‘All In 2016 Fantasy Candidate Draft’

5 hours agoNews : Mediaite

On Thursday evening, MSNBC's All In w/ Chris Hayes aired a special "2016 Fantasy Candidate Draft" game show episode, wherein five participants each blindly selected five potential candidates off a board and punditized their picks along the way. It was well worth the watch...

Code Pink Responds to McCain Calling Them ‘Low-Life Scum’

5 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Yesterday a group of Code Pink protesters interrupted a Senate hearing where Henry Kissinger was set to testify, and John McCain called them "low-life scum." Today Code Pink responded on their website and in a Reddit AMA.

Donald Trump Takes ‘Full Credit’ for Mitt Romney’s Decision Not to Run

5 hours agoNews : Mediaite

There were a lot of great reactions on Twitter to Mitt Romney's announcement that he will not be seeking the 2016 GOP presidential nomination. But we all know, there's only one that really matters.

Reporter Compares House Dem Retreat to ‘Police State’: They Followed Us to Bathroom

5 hours agoNews : Mediaite

New York Times reporter Jeremy Peters confronted Democratic lawmakers on Friday about how the press was seemingly under a "police state" at the House Democratic Caucus Retreat in Philadelphia. According to Peters, some members of the press were even followed on their way to the bathroom.

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