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Dan’s Take on Megyn Kelly’s Controversial Alex Jones Interview

June 16, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 4:38 pm

https://youtu.be/weZ0F6m3iOk On Sunday, June 18th, NBC is set to air what is already a controversial interview between anchor Megyn Kelly and far-right radio show host Alex Jones. Kelly has received widespread backlash for giving a mainstream platform to Jones, whose contentious views include that the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School was a staged ...

Comey Hearing: Trump’s Word Against Comey’s–Dan Weighs In

June 12, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 4:27 pm

On Thursday, June 8th former FBI director James Comey gave testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee regarding private meetings that occurred between him and President Donald Trump. Corresponding as Chief Legal Analyst during ABC News' coverage of the hearing, Dan Abrams weighed in on the legal obligations Trump faces, should he maintain that Comey lied ...

Tiger Woods’ DUI Repercussions

June 1, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 7:46 pm

On Good Morning America June 1st, Dan discusses the repercussions pro-golfer Tiger Woods may face as a result of his recent DUI charge. Dan notes that while Woods told the truth to police--alcohol was not a factor as evidenced by his Breathalyzer results--he will still face legal charges, as the term "DUI" does not necessarily ...

What Legal Vulnerabilities Jared Kushner Faces: Dan Talks Russian Back Channels, Logan Act, and More

May 31, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 4:02 pm

On Good Morning America yesterday, May 30th, Dan discusses the Trump-Russia investigation centering on Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law. Defenders of Kushner may allege that back channels are normal in politics, but Dan maintains that such integrity hinges on who is ordering Kushner to communicate with Russian officials. Kushner has recently come under fire for meeting ...

Dan talks James Comey firing; Michael Flynn pleading the 5th

May 25, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 9:11 pm

On this week's Good Morning America, Dan discusses how Trump's alleged ties to Russia fit into the firing of FBI director James Comey. Consequently, Dan unpacks how Comey's firing has impacted the investigation of said allegations--was Comey fired due to his investigating? In addition, Dan talks about Michael Flynn pleading the 5th regarding whether or ...

Good Morning America: Dan weighs in on Colorado cop slamming woman to the ground

April 10, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 9:45 pm

Colorado police are investigating the takedown 22 year old Michaella Surat of by an officer, which critics are calling an "excessive force."  Here you can see the video which was viewed over half a million times in 4 hours, as well as Dan Abrams on this morning's Good Morning America with his take on the situation. Police stand by the ...

LawNewz Network Launch!

February 24, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 10:47 pm

This Monday, February 27th, LawNewz Network will finally launch.  With an all-star legal analysis team and a brand new studio, Dan is thrilled to take this step toward expanding LawNewz and providing live coverage and commentary on criminal and civil trials. Trials are scheduled broadcast live between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., with coverage then repeating overnight. The ...

Dan Abrams Hosts “Live PD” on A&E – Tonight

October 28, 2016
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 2:08 pm

Tonight, OCT 28 9/8c, the new documentary series Live PD premieres on A&E.  America has been yearning for transparency within our police forces, and for the first time ever - viewers will have real-time access into the world of 6 of the country's busiest police departments.  Dan has been gearing up to host in-studio alongside Dallas Police Department Detectives Rich Emberlin ...

Dan’s Apology to Colin Powell for Publicizing Private Emails

September 16, 2016
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 8:29 pm

After Colin Powell's e-mails had been hacked, apparently by a group affiliated with the Russian governments, two of Dan's sites (LawNewz and Mediaite) jumped at the chance to spread their contents. Dan acknowledges that it's iffy that he allowed his sites to publish this material, but the uncovering of Powell's "biting commentary, personal musings and juicy gossip" - ...

Abrams Media: Digiday Feature

August 10, 2016
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 10:28 pm

Digiday ran a feature today about Abrams Media, highlighting the evolution of the network of sites that was formed in 2009.  Beginning with Mediaite and 6 other sites, Abrams Media has since streamlined it's network down to 5 sites total, hired full-time video producers, as well as a social media team.  Mediaite now busting out 75 ...

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