Michael M. Grynbaum, The New York Times

Michael M. Grynbaum

The New York Times

New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Michael:

‘Nothing to Do With Climate Change’: Conservative Media and Trump Align on Fires

Rush Limbaugh and Tucker Carlson dismiss scientists’ determination that climate change is a key culprit in West Coast wildfires. → Read More

The Trump-Biden 2020 Presidential Election Debates Are On

Chris Wallace of Fox News, Steve Scully of C-SPAN and Kristen Welker of NBC News will run the televised proceedings. → Read More

TV Ratings for Biden and Trump Signal an Increasingly Polarized Nation

Fox News dominated ratings for the Republican convention, and MSNBC was the clear No. 1 for the Democrats’ gathering. → Read More

G.O.P. TV Ratings Fall Below Democrats, Despite Fox News’s Big Night

About 17 million tuned in on the Republican convention’s first night, compared with 19.7 million for the Democrats. Close to half of TV viewers at 10 p.m. were watching Fox News. → Read More

Networks’ Challenge: Covering a Live Convention When Falsehoods Fly

President Trump lobbed unsubstantiated claims during his Monday speech in Charlotte, N.C. TV broadcasters are trying to balance voters’ right to hear directly from their president with efforts to keep viewers informed of the facts. → Read More

RNC Watch Guide: What to Watch For at the Convention Tonight

With a program heavy on all things Trump and overseen by a president highly attuned to how events play on television, the convention offers a test of whether he can appeal beyond his base. → Read More

Republicans Rush to Finalize Convention (‘Apprentice’ Producers Are Helping)

The party is promising a more traditional in-person spectacle with President Trump speaking every night. Coming into this weekend, major TV networks had only a foggy idea of what to expect. → Read More

The TV Divide: Convention Ratings Surge on MSNBC as Fox News Dips

Live television viewership for the Democratic National Convention fell 17.6 percent from 2016, but many Americans watched online. → Read More

TV Audiences Dip for First Night of Democrats’ Virtual Convention

Nielsen ratings were down from 2016, though younger viewers watched online and MSNBC nearly doubled its usual audience. → Read More

Trump Teases a Gettysburg Convention Speech. Experts Say It’s an Ethics Breach.

If he accepts his nomination at the Civil War battlefield, the president will be conducting partisan business on federal property. → Read More

Boycotted. Criticized. But Fox News Leads the Pack in Prime Time.

Led by Tucker Carlson and Sean Hannity, the channel’s pro-Trump lineup outranked every network from 8 to 11 p.m. in June and July. → Read More

James Murdoch Resigns From News Corp, Ending Role in Family Empire

While his elder brother, Lachlan Murdoch, rises in the family business, James Murdoch has grown more distant from his father’s companies. → Read More

New York Times Will Move Part of Hong Kong Office to Seoul

A sweeping national security law passed by China in June has unsettled news organizations and created uncertainty about the city’s prospects as a hub for journalism in Asia. → Read More

Tucker Carlson to Take 'Long-Planned' Vacation After Blake Neff's Resignation

On his Monday evening show, the Fox News host said racist and sexist posts by one of his writers, Blake Neff, were “wrong,” while castigating his detractors as “ghouls.” → Read More

Writer for Tucker Carlson Resigns After ‘Abhorrent’ Online Posts Are Revealed

Fox News condemned Blake Neff, a writer for “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” after he was revealed as the pseudonymous author of racist and misogynist online messages. → Read More

Joy Reid Takes Nightly Anchor Slot at MSNBC

She becomes one of the few Black women to anchor a major American evening news program. The move was made by new leadership at NBC News, which runs the liberal-leaning cable network. → Read More

We Now Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Convention Programming

Instead of the usual media circus, this summer’s made-for-TV political confabs will have a whole lot less TV. → Read More

Fox News Fires Ed Henry Over Sexual Misconduct Claim

The veteran Washington correspondent and anchor was one of the most prominent reporters at the cable news channel. → Read More

Advertisers Are Fleeing Tucker Carlson. Fox News Viewers Have Stayed.

Amid a backlash and an ad boycott, “Tucker Carlson Tonight” is still attracting big audiences, another sign of the nation’s political divide. → Read More

Tucker Carlson Sells His Stake in The Daily Caller

The conservative news and opinion site, which Mr. Carlson helped start in 2010 before leading his prime-time Fox News show, is now under the control of his co-founder, Neil Patel. → Read More