Dan’s Apology to Colin Powell for Publicizing Private Emails

September 16, 2016
Filed under: Blog — Kayla @ 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 — Kayla @ 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 ...

The Media May Hate Trump, But They Don’t Exactly Love Clinton

Filed under: Blog — Kayla @ 10:12 pm

On CNN's Reliable Sources this Monday, Dan spoke with Brian Stelter about the recent decrease of live media coverage of Donald Trump's campaign. At first, Trump's outrageous style garnered an unprecedented amount of coverage - but now that he's a legitimate presidential candidate, the media has begun to even out the playing field when it comes to exposure.  He ...

LawNewz.com Continues Record-Breaking Traffic in July

August 2, 2016
Filed under: Blog — Kayla @ 8:15 pm

LawNewz.com, launched earlier this year by Abrams Media, is movin' on up.  Last month, the site had 1.36 million unique visitors, blowing its previous traffic record out of the water.  This is a thrilling time of growth for Abrams Media, and Dan looks forward to expanding the LawNewz team (led by Managing Editor Rachel Stockman).  The other Abrams ...

New York Times – What It Was Like to Compete Against Roger Ailes and Fox News

July 25, 2016
Filed under: Blog — Tags: , — Kayla @ 7:55 pm

Dan wrote a piece for the New York Times on Roger Ailes, the CEO and founding leader of Fox News, upon his recent resignation to reflect upon his unique approach to news and the media. Dan recalls the outset of his job as general manager of MSNBC - a job that begged him to step ...

Mediaite to Add Entertainment, Food and Sports Coverage, More Original Video and Columnists

July 21, 2016
Filed under: Blog — Kayla @ 8:15 pm

There's good news on the Mediaite front! Dan published an article today about taking Mediaite to the next level adding entertainment, food and sports coverage. In addition to this there will also be more original video thanks to an in-house studio as well as multiple new columnist contributors. Dan writes, "Thanks to everyone who has ...

Dan Abrams: Megyn Kelly Alleged ‘Multiple Incidents’ of Harassment by Roger Ailes

July 20, 2016
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Dan Abrams reported this morning, Wednesday, July 20th on Good Morning America, that Fox News' Megyn Kelly told investigators of “multiple incidents” of alleged harassment by network Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes. Dan was told by a source close to the investigation that multiple Fox News female talent have spoken to investigators about potential harassment by ...

Trump’s Attack on Hispanic Judge Not a Two Sided Issue Requiring Media ‘Balance’

June 7, 2016
Filed under: Writing — Tags: , , , , , — Kayla @ 2:57 pm

Donald Trump recently claimed that having Judge Gonzalo Curiel, a Hispanic judge, preside over one of the lawsuits against Trump University, is somehow biased against Trump. Trump went on to say that even a Muslim judge might be unfit to hear a case against him as well, a comment denounced by the vast majority of ...

Dan Hosts “60 Days In: The Aftermath,”

May 27, 2016
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On May 26th Dan hosted A&E Network's "60 Days In: The Aftermath", a tell-all reunion with season 1 participants. "60 Days In" is cable's #1 new non-fiction series returning for a 2nd season this coming August. During the reunion special all seven participants meet for the first time to discuss their experience inside and got to ...

Dan Talks Latest Details on Bill Cosby

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Dan appeared on Good Morning America, alongside of HLN's Nancy Grace,  Wednesday, May 25th to discuss the latest Bill Cosby bombshell. The former TV dad will stand trial on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted women in 2004.  More than 50 women have accused Cosby of sexual assault and the prosecution is likely going ...

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