| Oct 29, 2012
| 11:30 PM
A day's worth of some excellent storm coverage by CNN was all but shredded during the Piers Morgan show Monday night when meteorologist Chad Myers reported that the New York Stock Exchange was under three feet of water and the hip-shooting host ran wild...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 3:00 AM
President Barack Obama had a dinner date last week with a dozen of his worst enemies, thus proving that the governmental stalemate in Washington, D.C., is driving him to unusual acts of political creativity -- or desperation.
The president personally...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Chris Cuomo is leaving ABC to join CNN, where he will have a "major role in a new CNN morning show," the cable channel announced Tuesday.
Cuomo, who has served as co-anchor of "20/20" and chief law and justice correspondent for ABC, will also anchor and...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 3:42 AM
Talk about hitting the floor running, Jeff Zucker looks to have arrived at CNN this month in a flat-out sprint.
It’s hard not to be impressed by what he’s already done: Started to make CNN suddenly seem a couple of decades younger. It’...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 11:00 AM
All week, it's been Baltimore Ravens 24/7 on the sports channels thanks to Sunday's Super Bowl.
But when it comes to cities, all the focus has been on New Orleans, the site of the game, not Baltimore or San Francisco.
Tomorrow, Baltimore finally...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Jake Tapper's new show on CNN, "The Lead," is premiering at a time when cable TV keeps moving further down the road of partisan news presentation. But ask him about it, and there's no waffling.
"I am not a partisan, and I am a journalist — not...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 5:43 AM
Kathy Griffin's desperate efforts to get some shock buzz New Year's Eve on CNN were so obvious that I vowed I wouldn't write about her -- wouldn't write about her kissing Anderson Cooper's crotch and trying to make sure every viewer knew what she was...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
For about 20 years, I have been teaching a course at Towson University called "Media Criticism," which deals largely with alleged ideological media bias.
The claims of liberal bias in the mainstream media go back at least as far as Barry Goldwater's...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Call 2012 the year that TV got social -- real social.
And if you want the moment of moments, it came in the first debate between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, when someone created the #SaveBigBird hashtag on Twitter...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 7:39 AM
Merry Christmas Eve, happy holidays, feliz navidad and happy festivus. Hope you are snuggled up in front of a warm fire and not fighting crowds at the mall (or your family in the living room).
Rest happy with the knowledge that NORAD (The North...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 5:41 AM
– Johns Hopkins Hospital's Dr. Ben Carson tested the political waters Saturday at the Conservative Political Action Conference, where many said he would be a popular Republican contender for the White House.
Carson's speech was met with several...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 7:31 AM
A day after firing up conservatives and hinting at his own political aspirations at a conference in Prince George's County, Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Ben Carson kept his distance from the Republican Party during a national television appearance Sunday,...