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  • 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...
  • Political comedy bits: The five best of July

    Political comedy bits: The five best of July
    About the blogger: Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life. She also...
  • 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...
  • 'Game Change' - Sarah Palin posse flipping out over HBO film before seeing it

    'Game Change' - Sarah Palin posse flipping out over HBO film  before seeing it
    Last week, I wrote about HBO's "Game Change" right after screening the two-hour film about the 2008 presidential campaign of John McCain and Sarah Palin. You can read it here. I described the film as "so political in so many good ways," and predicted...
  • 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...
  • 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],...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Elisabeth Murdoch to step down as Shine Group chairman: FT

    (Reuters) - Elisabeth Murdoch, the daughter of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, will step down as the chairman of Shine Group when it merges with Endemol and Core Media Group Inc [CKXETM.UL], the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the...
  • News Corp to buy real estate website operator Move for $950 mln

    News Corp to buy real estate website operator Move for $950 mln
    (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's News Corp will buy Move Inc , the owner of property websites such as realtor.com, for about $950 million to expand its digital marketing business as advertising revenue from its print business dwindles. The deal is the second...
  • Virgin Media complains over price of Premier League rights

    LONDON (Reuters) - Cable operator Virgin Media has called on British regulators to investigate the increasing costs of showing Premier League soccer matches, saying consumers were paying the price for a rights bidding war between broadcasters. The...
  • Virgin Media lodges complaint over Premier League rights auction

    LONDON (Reuters) - Cable operator Virgin Media has complained to Britain's broadcast regulator over the way that rights to Premier League soccer matches are sold, saying that consumers are being forced to pay too high a price to watch games. Britain's...