Benjamin Mullin, Wall Street Journal

Benjamin Mullin

Wall Street Journal

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Past articles by Benjamin:

White House Press Secretary Psaki in Talks to Join MSNBC

Jen Psaki plans to leave the Biden administration this spring and is expected to host a show for the streaming service operated by NBCUniversal. → Read More

Rival Networks Aided Fox News After Ukraine Tragedy, Highlighting War-Zone Collaboration

Journalists are coordinating on an array of challenges, including travel routes, evacuation plans and supply access. → Read More

Fox News Cameraman Pierre Zakrzewski Killed While Covering Ukraine-Russia War

The cameraman, Pierre Zakrzewski, was killed while reporting near Kyiv alongside foreign-affairs correspondent Benjamin Hall when their vehicle was struck by fire, network chief Suzanne Scott told employees. → Read More

Discovery CEO Received $246 Million in Compensation in 2021, Including Big Options Grant

David Zaslav’s pay package, which includes a big options grant, is the largest for a CEO of an S&P 500 company so far this year. → Read More

MSNBC Will Stream Much of TV Lineup on Peacock

Shows including ‘Morning Joe’ and ‘All In With Chris Hayes’ will appear on Peacock hours after they air on TV. → Read More

CNN’s Jeff Zucker Secured 2021 Bonus Payment of Over $5 Million in Exit Deal With WarnerMedia

The news network’s the former president, who resigned last month citing his failure to report a consensual relationship with a colleague, waived rights to sue CNN parent WarnerMedia. → Read More

CNN’s Future Owner Taps TV News Veteran Chris Licht to Lead Network

Chris Licht, currently executive producer of “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert,” will have latitude to change CNN’s mix of political and breaking news coverage. → Read More

CNN Probe Finds Allison Gollust Assisted Chris Cuomo in His Efforts to Help Andrew Cuomo

A spokeswoman for former CNN marketing chief says notion that messages to Chris Cuomo could be considered covert advice to Andrew Cuomo “is patently ridiculous.” → Read More

CNN Anchors Press WarnerMedia CEO for Details on Jeff Zucker’s Resignation

WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar fielded pointed questions from New York staff about the abrupt departure of the network’s president. → Read More

Chris Cuomo’s Legal Team Raised Questions to CNN About Jeff Zucker’s Relationship

The former anchor’s legal team brought up the CNN president’s relationship with marketing chief Allison Gollust during discussions related to severance → Read More

CNN Employees Grill WarnerMedia CEO Over Jeff Zucker’s Departure

Jason Kilar said there are no plans to issue additional information about the investigation, which he said is complete. → Read More

CNN President Jeff Zucker Resigns, Citing Relationship With Colleague

The network head disclosed the relationship with executive Allison Gollust during a probe of former host Chris Cuomo, a person familiar with the matter said. → Read More

Apollo Buys Minority Stake in ‘Dune’ Producer Legendary for $760 Million

The private-equity firm’s $760 million investment is the latest in a series of deals struck by Hollywood companies cashing in on the growing demand for streaming content. → Read More

Fox News Names Jesse Watters Host of 7 p.m. Hour

Mr. Watters will give up his weekend show, “Watters’ World,” but will continue to co-host “The Five.” → Read More

CNN Closes Offices as Covid-19 Cases Soar

The network is closing its offices to nonessential employees and will go back to using smaller studios as the Omicron variant drives an increase in infections in the U.S. → Read More

Chris Wallace to Depart Fox News, Appear on CNN+ Streaming Service

Mr. Wallace will appear on CNN’s upcoming streaming service, CNN+, according to people familiar with the matter. Fox News said rotating hosts will replace Chris Wallace until a permanent host is named. → Read More

CNN Faces Prime-Time Uncertainty After Firing Chris Cuomo

The network is already struggling to reverse a decline in ratings. Don Lemon is viewed internally as one contender to fill the 9 p.m. time-slot. → Read More

CNN Won’t Pay Chris Cuomo Severance; HarperCollins Pulls Former Anchor’s Coming Book

The news anchor was fired on Saturday after a probe amid revelations that he helped his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, respond to allegations of sexual harassment. → Read More

Chris Cuomo Ends SiriusXM Radio Show

The anchor who was recently fired by CNN said he needed to focus on next steps during a difficult time for his family. → Read More

CNN Fires Chris Cuomo

The cable news network announced the firing after an investigation into the anchor’s efforts to help his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, respond to accusations of sexual misconduct. → Read More