senior media reporter, @CNN. covering the intersection of media & politics. sometimes tech. inbox: oliver.darcy@cnn.com

New York City
Joined March 2009
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Lee, the newspaper publisher, has approved a poison pill "that would prevent hedge fund Alden Global Capital from acquiring more than 10% of the company," ⁦@BenMullin⁩ reports. "The plan will be in effect for a year..." wsj.com/articles/lee-enterpr…
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BREAKING: 3 Georgia men found guilty of murder in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery
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"The union is asking readers to not shop through Wirecutter during the strike, which is intended to end on Tuesday, spanning some of the peak online shopping days of the year.” nymag.com/intelligencer/2021…
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Big streaming services like Hulu, Peacock and Paramount+ want in on the Black Friday action. Why? Subscriber growth is slowing down, and they need as many users as they can get. hollywoodreporter.com/busine…
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Tuesday night's media newsletter is out – it's a look ahead to Thanksgiving – and with that, we'll be off til Sunday 🙏 cnn.it/3r19qQ5
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Needless to say, this Trump/Hannity "interview" is the same as shit we've heard 50 times before between these two. Absolutely no new material being tried out here. Very low energy.
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“Internal company materials reviewed by The Intercept show that Facebook has carved out several exceptions to its Taliban ban, permitting specific government ministries to share content via the company’s platforms…” theintercept.com/2021/11/23/…
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New: At a hearing today, a NY trial court judge temporarily kept in place a prior restraint order against the New York Times in the Project Veritas case. Judge is still deliberating & more briefs are due next week. Background here: nyti.ms/3r4G5nB
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day #2 covering this very important story
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"After nine months in office, Mr. Biden has conducted roughly a dozen one-on-one interviews with major print and television news outlets. That compares with more than 50 for Mr. Trump, and more than 100 for Barack Obama, in the same period…” nytimes.com/2021/11/23/busin…
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"The exalting of Kyle Rittenhouse reached new heights on Monday evening when Tucker Carlson used his top-rated Fox News prime time program to lavish even more praise on the teenager," @oliverdarcy writes cnn.com/2021/11/23/media/tuc…
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JUST IN: @michaelstrahan is going out of this world – literally! – and will be flying on @BlueOrigin’s #NewShepard rocket on December 9! gma.abc/3HP7yja
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Replying to @jeremymbarr
This is such a bullshit defense. Did they forget to tell the first two reporters who asked for comment? Did they have a meeting 14 months before my contract was up and decide to not renew me?
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