Tag Archives: Bill Shine

Bill Shine To Get Paid By Fox And WH Simultaneously

From the Hollywood Reporter: Bill Shine received an $8.4 million severance package upon leaving his post as co-president of Fox News Channel in May 2017, according to a financial disclosure form he filed upon entering Donald Trump’s White House as deputy chief of staff for communications. The document was released to The Hollywood Reporter on Friday, a day after Thanksgiving. …

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White House Waives Federal Ethics Laws So Bill Shine Can Meet With His Former Colleagues At Fox News

The Daily Beast reports: It is “in the public interest” for the White House’s top communicator to be excused from federal ethics laws so he can meet with Fox News, according to President Donald Trump’s top lawyer. Bill Shine, Trump’s newly minted communications director, and Larry Kudlow, the White House’s top economist, who worked at CNBC before his White House …

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WH Bans CNN Reporter For Asking Trump About Putin

CNN reports: The White House took retaliatory action against Kaitlan Collins, a White House reporter for CNN, after Collins asked President Trump questions at an Oval Office photo op on Wednesday. Collins was representing all the television networks as the “pool reporter” in the room during the early afternoon meeting between Trump and Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European …

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White House Formally Announces Hiring Of Former Fox News Exec Alleged To Have Shielded Sexual Harassers

CNBC reports: Bill Shine, who was the co-president of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network, has officially joined the Trump administration, the White House said Thursday. Shine will join the White House staff as President Donald Trump’s assistant and deputy chief of staff for communications, the White House said. Shine “brings over two decades of television programming, communications, and …

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Disgraced Former State TV Executive Bill Shine Likely To Become New White House Communications Director

The New York Times reports: Bill Shine, a former Fox News executive who was close to Roger E. Ailes, the network’s ousted chairman, is expected to be offered the job of White House communications director, according to two people familiar with the decision. Mr. Shine, who was forced out as co-president at Fox last May for his handling of sexual …

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The Mooch To Tell His Story In Live-Streamed Event

CNN reports: Anthony Scaramucci wants to tell his own story. Following his departure from the White House after less than 11 days as communications director, Scaramucci will be hosting an online event on Friday where he will address the American people directly. Scaramucci said this daytime event — which will be broadcast on various live platforms with help from former …

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REPORT: Fox Exec Ousted In Sexual Harassment Scandal Up For White House Communications Gig

The New York Times reports: Bill Shine, a former co-president of Fox News and top lieutenant to the network’s founder, Roger Ailes, has spoken with White House officials about taking a position on President Trump’s communications team, according to several people briefed on the discussions. Mr. Shine has no political experience outside of producing cable news, and he was forced …

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Fox News Fires Co-President Bill Shine After Accusations That He Covered Up Incidents Of Sexual Harassment

From the Hollywood Reporter: Fox News co-president Bill Shine is out at Fox News. The move comes as Shine was due back on Monday after two days out of the office for a pre-planned long weekend. Shine has been accused of covering up incidents of sexual harassment of Roger Ailes, his former boss, who was ousted from the network last …

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