Given all the lawsuits, settlements and huge prime-time turnover in talent, you might think things could not get worse for Fox News.
But they could if the ratings of the past two weeks continue.
Fox News, which has long been overwhelmingly dominant in cable news ratings, found itself in last place in the key demographic of viewers 25 to 34 years of age, behind MSNBC and CNN.Read more
The election of Donald Trump has lifted a lot of media boats — from the New York Times, with its 300,000-plus surge in digital subscriptions since Nov. 8, to MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, who last week led her channel to its first primetime win in news demographics since 2009.Read more
It is hard to imagine a true-crime docu-series that has more winning story elements than "The Keepers."
More elements than Netflix's "Making a Murderer," HBO's "The Jinx" or even the "Serial" podcast that dealt with young love, death and a Muslim man who is still in a Maryland prison for a crime he might not have committed.Read more
We talked about "Saturday Night Live" on CNN's "Reliable Sources," and it was all praise for this week's wicked satire of Donald Trump's craziest week yet.
I told host Brian Stelter that as much as I loved Melissa McCarthy in New York City on a motorized podium as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, it was "Weekend Update" that impressed me most.Read more
In a less agitated nation, a story about an FBI raid on the Annapolis office of a Republican political consulting firm might not cause much of a media buzz.
But in a nation where the FBI director has just been fired amid conflicting explanations from the president and a White House communications team that seems in chaos, that report blew up on social media Thursday.Read more