Kelsey Sutton
Kelsey Sutton

Kelsey Sutton is a reporter at Mic covering politics and the media. She was previously a media reporter at POLITICO.

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After threats to CNN, press freedom groups say Trump’s cries of “fake news” endanger journalists

“These threats aren’t just rhetorical — they’re real.”

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Jan. 9, 2018

The media is officially in the #MeToo movement for the long haul

The Hollywood Reporter has a dedicated team focused on chasing down sexual misconduct tips. At BuzzFeed News, an editor estimates that there are more than 30 sexual misconduct stories in the works.
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Jan. 3, 2018

Could the host adjustment on ‘Today’ mark a sea change for morning TV’s gender dynamics?

For years, morning television hosting duties have traditionally been divided between one woman and one man.
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Jan. 2, 2018

Vice Media puts 2 top executives on leave following sexual harassment allegations

Andrew Creighton, Vice’s president, and Matt Germano, Vice’s chief digital officer, will be on leave pending the completion of reviews into their conduct.
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Dec. 29, 2017

Vice Media staffers demand action following ‘New York Times’ report on workplace harassment

'Vice' UK staffers on Friday criticized the company for allowing president Andrew Creighton to “remain at the top of the company” in the wake of the 'New York Times' report.
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Dec. 20, 2017

‘New York Times’ reporter Glenn Thrush, suspended over harassment claims, will return to paper

Thrush, who was suspended following allegations of inappropriate behavior toward women journalists, will not return to the White House beat.

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Dec. 20, 2017

E! News host leaves after learning male cohost earned twice as much

"How can I operate with integrity and stay on at E! if they’re not willing to pay me the same as him? Or at least come close?”
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Dec. 18, 2017

Study: Ideological bubbles evident in Congress’ news-sharing habits

Members of Congress saw more Facebook engagement and reshares when they linked to polarizing news outlets.
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Dec. 14, 2017

What Disney buying 21st Century Fox may mean for your Hulu habit

The sale will make Disney, an already massive, many-armed entertainment conglomerate, an even more formidable foe as it seeks to compete aggressively with companies like Netflix and Amazon.
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Dec. 11, 2017

‘New Yorker’ cuts ties with Ryan Lizza over allegations of improper sexual conduct

Lizza disputed the claims, and called the magazine’s decision to fire him a “terrible mistake."
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Dec. 7, 2017

Criminal charges against ‘Mic’ reporter dismissed

Jack Smith IV, a senior reporter at 'Mic,' had been arrested and charged with obstruction of a government function while he covered Standing Rock protests in February.

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Dec. 7, 2017

“We want our paper back”: Ex-‘LA Weekly’ writers plot against paper’s new owners

Ex-staffers and contributors want to pressure the new owners of 'LA Weekly' until they sell the paper back.
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Nov. 30, 2017

Matt Lauer says he is “truly sorry” after sexual misconduct claims

The ex-'Today' host denied some of the allegations about his conduct, but said “there is enough truth in these stories to make me feel embarrassed and ashamed.”
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Nov. 29, 2017

Garrison Keillor fired from Minnesota Public Radio following allegations of “inappropriate behavior”

The show 'A Prairie Home Companion,' which Keillor hosted until 2016, will be renamed, MPR said.
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Nov. 29, 2017

NBC News fires Matt Lauer over “inappropriate sexual behavior”

His former co-hosts announced the firing on the air.
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Nov. 28, 2017

Dismay and concern grows over Koch brothers’ involvement in Time Inc. acquisition

Current and former Time, Inc. staffers aren’t so sure about the Kochs’ so-called “passive” involvement.

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Nov. 17, 2017

Vox Media becomes the latest digital media outlet to seek unionization

The unionization effort is the latest in digital media as the industry continues to show signs of struggle.
Nov. 14, 2017

George Takei’s Facebook empire strains under sexual harassment allegations

At least six publishers who have paid Takei to share their content to his 9.5 million followers have distanced themselves from the celebrity social media star.
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Nov. 11, 2017

Roy Moore says he didn’t “generally” date teens in defiant, contradictory interview

Moore denied the charges of molesting a 14-year-old in an interview with Sean Hannity on Friday, and said the report was politically motivated.
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Nov. 7, 2017

Disney ends blacklist of ‘Los Angeles Times’ after backlash from news outlets, film critics

The 'Washington Post,' 'A.V. Club' and 'Flavorwire' are among the organizations that will not screen Disney films in advance.