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Trevor Noah on Will Smith’s Oscar Ban: I Wish the Emmys Would Ban Me

Noah wished that the Emmys would ban him for a decade to avoid dressing up and getting defeated by fellow night host John Oliver.

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It’s been over two weeks since Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars, resulting in Smith’s 10-year ban from Academy events. Following the news, Trevor Noah decided to address the matter, joking that the punishment wasn’t terrible.

“When I first read the headline, I thought this was the worst punishment ever. I was like, ’10 years? The Oscars, you’re ridiculous!’” Noah said. 

“But then I got into the details and I realized that he gets to keep his Oscar and he can still win Oscars, even though he’s banned. So in many ways, this isn’t a punishment. This is a favor.”

“The Daily Show” host continued by saying that he wished that the Emmys would ban him for a decade to avoid dressing up and getting defeated by fellow night host John Oliver. 

“Will Smith doesn’t have to go to the ceremony. He doesn’t have to get dressed up. He doesn’t have to sit through a bunch of boring awards that he doesn’t care about,” Noah said. 

“He doesn’t have to pretend to be happy when he loses. I wish I could get banned from the Emmys. Every year I have to go and act like I might beat John Oliver. It’s a nightmare.”

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OAN Admits No “Voter Fraud” by Georgia Election Workers in 2020

Furthermore, the pre-recorded piece mentions that an investigation by state bureaucrats into unfounded declarations of widespread voter fraud made by former President Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani resulted in nothing.

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A recent pre-recorded 30-second segment by One America News could be part of a recent settlement connecting to a defamation lawsuit brought against the network by two workers.

In the segment, the news channel acknowledges there was “no widespread voter fraud” by Georgia election workers in the 2020 presidential election.

Furthermore, the pre-recorded piece mentions that an investigation by state bureaucrats into unfounded declarations of widespread voter fraud made by former President Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani resulted in nothing.

“The results of this investigation indicate that Ruby Freeman and Wandrea ‘Shaye’ Moss did not engage in ballot fraud or criminal misconduct,” a narrator states, per The Daily Beast

“A legal matter with this network and the two election workers has been resolved to the mutual satisfaction of the parties through a fair and reasonable settlement.”

Freeman and her daughter, Moss, state they faced harassment online and in person following unfounded rumors that began circulating online due to content published by the conspiracy website The Gateway Pundit, which the pair also sued.

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Former Sinclair Exec Mike Angus Joins TelevisaUnivision as Its EVP

At Sinclair, Angus oversaw the distribution of the Bally Sports (formerly Fox) regional sports networks and Sinclair’s television stations and Tennis Channel.

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The former Senior Vice President, Distribution and Network Relations for Sinclair Broadcast Group, Mike Angus, is coming to TelevisaUnivision. The company announced that he’d take over the role as Executive Vice President, U.S. Distribution.

At Sinclair, Angus oversaw the distribution of the Bally Sports (formerly Fox) regional sports networks and Sinclair’s television stations and Tennis Channel.

In his new role, Angus will lead the distribution for TelevisaUnivision’s broadcast and cable networks, the new ViX global streaming platform, and other related content to TelevisaUnivision’s network distribution partners.

“We’re excited to welcome Mike to TelevisaUnivision as the latest addition to our expanding world-class global distribution team,” Michael Schwimmer, President, Global Platform Strategy and Revenue, said. “Mike is highly regarded across the industry as a creative and strategic dealmaker who works collaboratively with partners to grow both revenue and viewership.”

“We look forward to having Mike on the team as we continue in this exciting new phase of TelevisaUnivision’s mission to provide the best Spanish language content in the world across our linear and streaming channels.”

Along with his experience at Sinclair, Angus also served as the Senior Vice President, Content Acquisition, and General Manager of Digital at Time Warner Cable.

The new TelevisaUnivision executive led negotiations and managed relationships with numerous networks across linear and new media content categories during his tenure there.

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News Media Reacts To Dinesh D’Souza’s Claim of ‘2000 Mules’ Being Suppressed

’Souza has a new film called “2,000 Mules,” and he’s going after Fox News host Tucker Carlson and Newsmax, accusing them of suppressing his movie. 

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Dinesh D’Souza has a new film called “2,000 Mules”  which allegedly exposes widespread, coordinated voter fraud in the 2020 election. But earning press for the film has been harder than expected. D’Souza claims Fox News host Tucker Carlson has tried to suppress his movie. 

“I’m sorry to say Tucker Carlson and his team specifically instructed Catherine Engelbrecht of True the Vote NOT to mention the movie,” D’Souza tweeted.

True the Vote, the Texas-based non-profit organization that provided the analysis D’Souza based his movie on, declared that 2,000 “mules” were paid by Democratic representatives to gather and drop off ballots in multiple states.

D’Souza also took to Twitter to share that Newsmax blocked coverage of the film too. The director had been booked to appear on the channel, but the appearance was later cancelled.

The AP provided their fact-checking for the film calling it a flick “based on faulty assumptions, anonymous accounts, and improper analysis of cellphone location data, which is not precise enough to confirm that somebody deposited a ballot into a dropbox, according to experts.”

Nonetheless, here’s what some in the news media are saying about the film:

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