Author: OLIVER DARCY, CNN BUSINESS

Sean Hannity to write book for Simon & Schuster

Sean Hannity, the conservative radio personality and Fox News host who has been one of President Trump's most ardent supporters, is working on a book slated for release in 2020, according to people familiar with the matter.

Former Playboy model Karen McDougal sues Fox News

Karen McDougal, a former Playboy model who said she had an affair with Donald Trump before he was elected President, filed a lawsuit Thursday against Fox News alleging the news organization defamed her.

Trump campaign will no longer credential Bloomberg News reporters

President Trump's 2020 campaign announced Monday that it will no longer credential Bloomberg News reporters for its events after the outlet said it would not conduct investigations into the Democratic presidential candidates, but would continue to probe the Trump administration.

Lindsey Graham faces heat from right-wing media

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, whose stock has risen in conservative circles since he became a close ally of President Trump, has come under fire in recent weeks from right-wing media personalities who do not think he has done enough to probe supposed Democratic corruption.

Whistleblower lawyer fights false claims

Mark Zaid, the lawyer representing the anonymous whistleblower whose complaint has touched off an impeachment inquiry into President Trump, was sitting in the office of his Maryland home earlier this month when a Google alert popped up on his phone.

Right-wing media defends Trump after Ukraine transcript release

Right-wing media largely defended President Trump on Wednesday after a rough transcript released by the White House showed that he pushed the president of Ukraine in a phone call to open an investigation into former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.

US Secretary of State had meeting abroad, no press

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo departed the United States on Monday for a short trip abroad without taking any members of the press, a move that drew a reproof from an organization that represents the interests of State Department journalists.

Sarah Sanders joins Fox News as contributor

Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has joined Fox News as a contributor, the network announced on Thursday. It is the latest sign of the revolving door relationship between Fox and the Trump administration.

White House suspends reporter Brian Karem's press pass

It's official: In a letter to Playboy correspondent and CNN political analyst Brian Karem's lawyer on Friday, White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said she had "made a final determination" to suspend Karem's hard pass for 30 days.

New York Times demotes editor who sparked fury

Jonathan Weisman, the deputy Washington editor for The New York Times, has been demoted after a pair of incidents in which he ignited controversy on Twitter, the newspaper said Tuesday.