The ads were axed after G/O Media staffers at Deadspin and other sites spoke out against irritating autoplay ads—yet another battle in the ongoing feud between execs and editorial.
Max TaniNew: Farmers Insurance has pulled out of a seven-figure ad buy with G/O Media. The move comes after several G/O sites published posts criticizing the ad experience and noting reader complaints about the ads.
Decades before allegedly downplaying a rape claim against Matt Lauer, the NBC News head bashed the network for firing a sportscaster who pleaded guilty in a sex case.
Max TaniIn the wake of Ronan’s book, some NBC staffers are circulating old Harvard Crimson columns by NBC News head Noah Oppenheim in which he mocked feminists, gushed over Hooters waitresses, and blasted NBC for firing a sportscaster accused of sexual assault.
The website’s parent company praised the outlet but said it failed to bring in sufficient traffic.
Max TaniIn an email to staff just now, G/O's editorial director said “despite the hard work of everyone on that staff...establishing a steady and sustainable audience for a relatively young site proved challenging in a fiercely competitive sector."
If you paid attention to ESPN channels yesterday, you saw the network repeatedly attempt to grapple with the story of Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey creating an international incident after tweeting and then deleting his support for...
Max TaniAn ESPN exec sent a memo to staffers mandating that coverage of the Morey/China story focus on basketball and avoid political discussions about China and Hong Kong
The email was then included in part of a misinformation dossier that the State Department Inspector General delivered to Congress.
Max TaniNew w/@ErinBanco: The Hill's John Solomon appears to have sent one of his stories about Ukraine to Giuliani ally Lev Parnas, Joe diGenova, and Victoria Toensing seemingly before the piece was published