Jeremy Barr

Washington, D.C.

Media news reporter

Education: University of Maryland, MA in journalism; Emory University, BA in political science and sociology

Jeremy Barr covers the media industry for The Washington Post. Prior to joining The Post in June 2020, he covered the media industry for the Hollywood Reporter, Politico New York and Advertising Age.
Latest from Jeremy Barr

Fox News sued for defamation by man named in Jan. 6 conspiracy theories

Ray Epps says Tucker Carlson falsely presented him as a "scapegoat" for the Capitol insurrection.

July 12, 2023

Fox News settles suit by Tucker Carlson’s former booker for $12 million

Abby Grossberg had accused Fox of tolerating a hostile work environment when she worked on Tucker Carlson's show.

June 30, 2023

Geraldo Rivera leaves Fox News as only Geraldo could

Geraldo Rivera "quit" Fox News after being "fired," he said, from "The Five," but he received a celebratory send-off on Friday morning

June 30, 2023

Jesse Watters gets Tucker Carlson’s 8 p.m. slot in Fox News shake-up

Jesse Watters takes over for Tucker Carlson, who Fox News ousted earlier this year, while Laura Ingraham’s show moves to 7 p.m., and Greg Gutfeld moves to 10 p.m.

June 26, 2023

Fox News shocks with ‘wannabe dictator’ graphic during Biden speech

The Tuesday night swipe at Biden struck critics as crossing a line into falsehood, but many Fox chyrons insert sharp political commentary into news coverage.

June 14, 2023

CNN needs a new leader after Chris Licht. Will anyone want the job?

Even beyond fired CEO Chris Licht's programming blunders, CNN is facing industry-wide challenges and corporate hurdles that could make this a hard job to fill.

June 12, 2023

Chris Licht fired at CNN after programming blunders, staff revolt

Chris Licht had been criticized for a tumultuous Donald Trump town hall and for his comments in a recent Atlantic magazine story.

June 7, 2023

Chris Licht pledges to regain trust of CNN staff after scathing article

Licht’s leadership of the network has been called into question following a blowup over a Trump town hall and a harsh feature in the Atlantic.

June 5, 2023

Chuck Todd to leave NBC’s ‘Meet the Press’; Welker will become host

The transition will happen in September, a major change at one of broadcast television oldest institutions

June 4, 2023

Behind-the-scenes videos of Tucker Carlson were leaked. Was it a crime?

Investigators are probing Media Matters' Tucker Carlson videos as a possible hack of Fox News. But a lawyer for Timothy Burke says he acquired public data.

June 1, 2023