Five weeks after ABC anchorman Bob Woodruff was seriously injured in an Iraqi explosion, he remains hospitalized but is able to say a few words and is starting to walk, his brother said Tuesday.
An appeal from the Catholic Church for New Zealanders to boycott an episode of South Park has resulted in a record audience there for the controversial cartoon. The "Bloody Mary" episode of South Park drew more than 6 times the normal audie
The FCC will sanction Fox, NBC and CBS TV stations or affiliates for violating decency standards. One of the decisions involves an appearance by Nicole Richie on the 2003 Billboard Music Awards on Fox. During the broadcast, she uttered the "F**Q
[They would cease regulating the industry.] Telephone companies are trying to compete with cable to offer popular channels through their phone lines. But if federal government regulations are not modernized, that day may be long in coming.
ABC suggests they provide new insight into the Bush administration's decision to invade Iraq. In fact, what is revealed about the extent of Iraq's weapons programs has been known for some time, & an integral part of the Whitehouse case for wa
Its foreign bureaus were bombed by US warplanes, it is banned from reporting from 4 Middle East countries—and al-Jazeera is only growing in popularity. An interesting, and sometimes tragic path led to its success since its launch in Nov. 1996.
An online casino has a piece of actor William Shatner who sold his kidney stone for $25,000, with the money going to a housing charity. "This is a bold new addition to our fleet," said GoldenPalace.com. "This would be the first Habitat
Go Daddy's Superbowl ad was pulled by cowardly and persons lacking humor over being spoofed over the prior years Superbowl half time fiasco (i.e., Janet Jackson's wardrobe "mishap"). See the new ad. Go Daddy got a lot of mileage;-)
Stung by a recent Associated Press article that didn't credit him for coining the word "truthiness," Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert has struck back. The world's oldest news organization, Colbert says, is the "No. 1 threat
Bill joined David last night on the Late Show and found that Letterman wasn't buying his phony war on Christmas deal. David also wasn't happy about his attacking Cindy Sheehan, the Iraq war and a lot of what Bill has to say in general.
The Internet, and especially the amplifying power of blogs, is changing that. Unhappy subjects discovered a decade ago that they could use their Web sites to correct the record or deconstruct articles to expose what they perceived as a journalist**Q*
This season the San Francisco station KRON has embarked on a radical -- and some would say risky -- journalistic experiment. It supplies nearly everyone with hand-held digital video cameras and laptop computers to produce stories all by themselves.
The bones of the late British broadcaster Alistair Cooke were stolen by a crime ring that snatched body parts to sell for transplant procedures. Cooke's bones were snatched before his cremation and sold for more than $7,000 to two tissue processi
Commentator Robert Novak, who hasn't been seen on CNN since swearing and storming off the set in August, will leave the network after 25 years and join Fox News Channel as a contributor next month.
Saudi Prince al-Waleed bin Talal boasted in Dubai earlier this week about his ability to change the news content that viewers around the world see on television.
I thought at the time that I was dealing with people who cared about this institution. I didn't realize they had gone over to the dark side.
I will concentrate on the press's internal problems; the structural problems that keep the press from fulfilling its responsibilities to serve as a witness to injustice and a watchdog over the powerful.
NBC did not interrupt its broadcast of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade to bring viewers the news that an M&M balloon had injuring 2 sisters. When the time came for the M&Ms' appearance, NBC weaved in tape of the balloon at last year's
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Does ABC's Nightline have an aversion to covering stories that embarrass the Bush White House? Last summer it was the Cindy Sheehan phenomena, which "Nightline" successfully avoided for weeks on end. Now it's the Scoot Libby indictm
The future of television news is being decided week by week, network by network.
On Real Time this week, Bill Maher used the excellent Think Progress video montage of FOX News and their talking point against Patrick Fitzgerald.
A Senate Committee passed a bill that provides a $3 billion subsidy to ensure that analog TV sets don't go dark when the switch to digital TV is completed.
ABC News have finally revealed that British journalist Martin Bashir will be joining the ‘Nightline’ team, replacing broadcasting veteran Ted Koppel.
Arizona's TV stationsEntered By: Powell Gammill
Now that Mr. Bush is in a politically-weakened state, we can expect more journalists to be critical of him in ways none were prepared to do in previous years.
List of AZ TV stationsEntered By: Powell Gammill
The people of Belgium have been left reeling by the first adult-only episode of the Smurfs, in which the blue-skinned cartoon characters' village is annihilated by warplanes.
No wonder more than a million people have downloaded video of the exchange. (Try onegoodmove.org or mediamatters.org.) In fact, due to traffic, some websites crashed.