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  • Cable TV news the biggest loser in Wisconsin recall

    Cable TV news the biggest loser in Wisconsin recall
    UPDATES WITH LINK TO RESPONSE POST BY GRETA VAN SUSTEREN: After watching coverage of the Wisconsin recall, I am convinced more than ever that it's time for a major press gut check. We have been in real trouble for a long time with cable TV news, but we...
  • Will Murdoch scandal make us pull back from Brit tabloid values?

    Will Murdoch scandal make us pull back from Brit tabloid values?
    As the scandal that sunk Rupert Murdoch's News of the World continued to unfold last week, one of the questions that loomed was whether there would be any fallout on this side of the Atlantic. What most American analysts were wondering was whether...
  • Obama, Boehner in debt reduction TV showdown -- and CNN gives us Piers Morgan

    Obama, Boehner in debt reduction TV showdown -- and CNN gives us Piers Morgan
    If nothing else, Monday night's dueling prime-time addresses to the nation by President Barack Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner hopefully woke more Americans up to the fact that we are at an epic moment in the nation's history. The narcissists...
  • ABC, NBC and the shameful business of news operations buying interviews

    ABC, NBC and the shameful business of news operations buying interviews
    Last Sunday, I wrote about the way in which British tabloid values had already taken root in American media and corroded the soul of our press. I was challenging the conventional wisdom here that our journalistic standards are somehow vastly superior...
  • Bret Baier, Chris Wallace make Fox News a winner at Iowa debate

    Bret Baier, Chris Wallace make Fox News a winner at Iowa debate
    I hate the unprecedented extent to which Fox News has involved itself in Republican politics, but I have to admit the channel presented a first-class, rousing and illuminating debate among GOP candidates Thursday night. Most of the credit has to go to...
  • Rick Santorum: What's good for Fox News is bad for the country

    Rick Santorum: What's good for Fox News is bad for the country
    As Wednesday's GOP debate arrives with Rick Santorum now at center stage, it is impossible not to notice how much his rise is welcomed at Fox News. It is also impossible not to see how deeply owner Rupert Murdoch and chief Roger Ailes have already...
  • Defense begins in Currie trial

    Defense begins in Currie trial
    Attorneys for state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie, on trial for extortion and related charges, began his defense Monday by calling a witness who portrayed the Prince George's County legislator as endlessly pleasant, but not very bright. "On the smart [scale],...
  • Bankruptcy judge says he will approve Tribune Co. restructuring

    Bankruptcy judge says he will approve Tribune Co. restructuring
    After more than 31/2 years of bitter legal conflict, the judge in Tribune Co.'s bankruptcy case said he would approve a plan to transfer ownership of the Chicago media company to a group of hedge funds and banks based in Los Angeles and New York. But...
  • The Obamas put their stamp on the White House interior

    The Obamas put their stamp on the White House interior
    Barack Obama, his wife, two daughters and mother-in-law are set to move Tuesday into a big old barn of a house that is not exactly homey. The White House contains two floors of ceremonial, museumlike rooms topped by two floors of family quarters filled...
  • Turner Broadcasting cuts could grow to 1,500 jobs

    Turner Broadcasting's job reductions could grow to as many 1,500 workers, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said Tuesday. Word of broader job cuts comes as Turner executives confirmed plans this week to offer buyouts to 600 older workers as...
  • Turner Broadcasting offers employee buyouts, plans more staff cuts

    Turner Broadcasting offers employee buyouts, plans more staff cuts
    Grappling with ratings doldrums and increased competition, Turner Broadcasting plans to cut several hundred workers as part of an overhaul of its operations. On Tuesday, the Atlanta cable TV programmer notified employees that it was offering buyouts...
  • Turner Broadcasting to cut costs; older workers offered buyouts

    Turner Broadcasting to cut costs; older workers offered buyouts
    Turner Broadcasting has launched a significant round of cost-cutting, with plans to eliminate several hundred workers. The move, announced Tuesday, comes after a nearly three-month review of the business initiated by John Martin, who earlier this year...