News With Ed -- July 20, 2016
RNC speakers struggle to generate excitement for Trump
The point of the Republican National Convention is to nominate a presidential candidate for the general election and create excitement for said candidate. Has the RNC in Cleveland been successful at doing that? Ruth Conniff, editor of The Progressive Magazine, joins ‘News with Ed’ and says that from the delegates’ perspectives the convention has been “a little dull” and filled with internal rifts and disorganization.
Roger Ailes negotiating Fox News exit: Will O’Reilly and Hannity follow?
Fox News CEO Roger Ailes is reportedly negotiating his exit from the network after being accused of sexual harassment by several employees including former anchor Gretchen Carlson. Legal and media analyst, Lionel, of Lionel Media joins ‘News with Ed’ and explains that the network’s top two commentators, Bill O’Reilly and Sean Hannity, have clauses in their contracts allowing them to leave if Ailes were to leave Fox News.