• Good News: Spotify to Match Up to $10 Million in Donations to Support Artists Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

    12 days ago - By Mediaite

    With the deluge of headlines blaring the latest crisis sparked by the spread of the coronavirus, Mediaite has decided to dedicate at least one story per day to good news coming in from around the world.
    Spotify launched its new COVID-19 Music Relief project on Wednesday, which works raise money for musicians and music professionals in need of funding amid the coronavirus outbreak. Spotify has additionally pledged to match up to $10 million in donations made to select charities and nonprofits.
    “To begin, we're partnering with MusiCares, PRS Foundation, and Help Musicians, and are looking...
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  • Fox News Tuesday Coronavirus Special With Trump the Highest Rated Town Hall in Cable News History

    Fox News Tuesday Coronavirus Special With Trump the Highest Rated Town Hall in Cable News History

    12 days ago - By Mediaite

    Fox News posted a massive audience Tuesday with its midday virtual town hall featuring President Donald Trump and members of the coronavirus task force.
    According to data from Nielsen, the network pulled in 4,409,000 overall viewers between 12:00 and 2:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday during the forum, along with 1,008,000 in the advertiser-coveted adults 25-54 demographic. Though obviously not a traditional town hall with a live audience due to the virus outbreak, Tuesday's virtual forum hosted by Bill Hemmer and Harris Faulkner - which took place at the White House and included questions from...
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  • Andrew Cuomo Hits Back at False Coronavirus Attack That Trump Launched During Fox News Town Hall: ‘That's Not the Fact'

    Andrew Cuomo Hits Back at False Coronavirus Attack That Trump Launched During Fox News Town Hall: ‘That's Not the Fact'

    12 days ago - By Mediaite

    A false attack that President Donald Trump made during his Fox News town hall made its way to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's latest coronavirus press conference, and Cuomo batted it down by telling the reporter “That's not the fact, and you know it.”
    During Tuesday's Fox News town hall, Trump read portions of a post from conspiracy blogger Jim Hoft of Gateway Pundit that accused Cuomo of rejecting an opportunity to purchase 16,000 ventilators back in 2015, and suggested Cuomo is to blame for his state's anticipated shortage of the devices.
    Fox News anchor Bill Hemmer did not challenge...
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  • Fox News Coronavirus Town Hall Sets Record With 4.41 Million Viewers

    12 days ago - By The Wrap

    Tuesday's coronavirus town hall on Fox News set a record for most-watched cable news town hall ever with 4.409 million total viewers tuning in when it ran from 12 p.m. ET to 2 p.m. ET.
    According to Nielsen Media Research, 1.008 million of those viewers were in the advertiser-coveted age demographic of 25 to 54.
    Comparatively, CNN had 2.115 million total viewers Tuesday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. and of those, 643,000 were in the key demo. MSNBC was in third place in both categories, pulling 1.953 million total viewers and 345,000 in the demo.
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