In his blow-by-blow of the horrible week that was for ESPN in the wake of Jemele Hill’s Sept. 11 Twitter comments about President Trump, Sports Business Journal’s John Ourand noted that conservative-minded Fox News feasted on the outrage: Fox News wasted no time highlighting those tweets. Fox News host Tucker Carlson opened his Tuesday show […]
If you follow the media game (and in today's political environment where every outlet has a slant, it's hard not to), you might have seen that ESPN's Jemele Hill was out on her personal Twitter account calling the current POTUS...
With ESPN under fire from all sides for its handling of the Jemele Hill situation and other incidents like Robert Lee’s removal from a Virginia game, Fox Sports may benefit to some degree. There are other sports networks out there as...Show More Summary
Curt Schilling continues to sound off on politics, and now he’s jumped in on the Jemele Hill conversation.
Monday saw the Jemele Hill/ESPN saga spread to separate company Spirited Media, because Dave Lozo (who freelanced for The Incline, one of Spirited’s three local news sites, and also freelances for Awful Announcing sister site The Comeback)...Show More Summary
In the wake of ESPN host Jemele Hill's description of President Donald Trump as a "white supremacist," there has been a decent amount of media discussion focused on the merits of Hill's assertion, with some straight up asking why her remarks are controversial since they seem accurate. Show More Summary
Conservatives rage that ESPN should have suspended or fired Hill; its statement (“We have addressed this with Jemele and
The Jemele Hill/ESPN saga has spread to a totally different company. That would be Spirited Media, which runs local news sites in Philadelphia (Billy Penn), Denver (Denverite), and Pittsburgh (The Incline). Spirited Media’s CEO is Jim...Show More Summary
ESPN SportsNation co-host Michelle Beadle expressed revulsion as she was asked whether Donald Trump deserves an apology from Jemele Hill for the latter’s controversial remarks against the President. Last week, ESPN SportsCenter host, Jemele Hill, spawned controversy as she sent out a series of tweets accusing Trump of being a white supremacist. Show More Summary
She showed she kept her sense of humor after a week of being at the center of controversy.
It’s been a little over two years since ESPN chose to part with Bill Simmons and although the popular personality who loved to test the network’s boundaries and push his bosses’ buttons has moved on to other things, he couldn’t help but notice the kerfuffle last week over Jemele Hill’s tweets calling President Trump a […]
President Donald Trump demanded an apology from ESPN after the network’s Jemele Hill called him a “white supremacist.”
Bill Simmons went old school to defend Jemele Hill.
Don Lemon says if President Trump wants an apology from ESPN for Jemele Hill's remarks, he should man up and do one thing first... say sorry to Barack Obama. What would Trump be apologizing for? He was very critical of Obama during ...
ESPN Public Editor Jim Brady posted on Twitter Friday that President Donald Trump has “done a lot to make a case against himself,” after ESPN host Jemele Hill called him a white supremacist. Hill sparked controversy Monday when she tweeted: “Donald Trump is a white supremacist who has largely...
Talk of Jemele Hill's firing shows this has always been a hardball league.
President Trump is at the center of yet another social media storm. ESPN SportsCenter anchor Jemele Hill caused a stir on Monday when she called Trump a "white supremacist" and a "bigot" on Twitter -- Trump himself responded with demands for an apology. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Fox Sports Radio host Clay Travis, ostensibly appearing on CNN Friday afternoon to discuss the White House calling for the firing of ESPN's Jemele Hill, instead informed a perplexed Brooke Baldwin that he only believes in two things: "the First Amendment and boobs," Mediaite reports. The understandably confused CNN host...
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders seemingly doubled-down yesterday to some degree on her criticism of ESPN. Earlier this week, Sanders asserted that the series of tweets by ESPN anchor Jemele Hill, which included accusing President Trump of being a white supremacist, constituted a fireable offense. Show More Summary
In a discussion about the uproar surrounding ESPN reporter Jemele Hill, professional has-been Curt Schilling explained to Michael Smerconish why he wouldn't fire her. "I would have never hired her. She has no place in any platform that represents... Show More Summary