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  • Sen. Ronald Calderon stripped of committee assignments amid inquiry

    Sen. Ronald Calderon stripped of committee assignments amid inquiry
    SACRAMENTO — State Sen. Ronald S. Calderon was stripped of his legislative committee assignments Tuesday pending the outcome of a federal investigation into allegations that he took $88,000 in bribes. Calderon, a Montebello Democrat, also lost a...
  • Discovery Moves Toward 'TV Everywhere' With Time Warner Cable Deal

    Discovery Communications may be ready for its content to be distributed in broader fashion by cable partners, judging by an agreement the Silver Spring, Md. programmer unveiled Monday with Time Warner Cable. The two companies announced an early renewal...
  • Senate panel hires attorney to advise on Calderon probe

    Senate panel hires attorney to advise on Calderon probe
    SACRAMENTO -- The California Senate’s ethics committee has hired an outside attorney to advise it on a possible investigation into allegations of corruption contained in an FBI affidavit targeting Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello), officials...
  • Stop coddling Egypt's military

    Stop coddling Egypt's military
    It's increasingly evident that the military rulers of Egypt are determined to intimidate and silence their political opponents, whether they are members of the Muslim Brotherhood or secular Egyptians who believe the generals are betraying the spirit of...
  • Time Warner Cable Cuts Deal to Carry Al Jazeera America

    Time Warner Cable inked a pact to carry Al Jazeera America, significantly expanding the reach of the fledgling cable-newser backed by the Qatar government, The New York Times reported. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed. TW Cable will add Al...
  • TWC to carry Al Jazeera America, Jamie Dornan cast in '50 Shades'

    TWC to carry Al Jazeera America, Jamie Dornan cast in '50 Shades'
    After the coffee. Before World Series ratings come in.   The Skinny: I didn't catch the whole Red Sox victory, but got to the gym just in time to see the Cardinals' Carlos Beltran rob David Ortiz of a grand slam. Thursday's stories include a big...
  • Al Jazeera America and Time Warner Cable: What Broke The Impasse?

    For infant cable-news outlet Al Jazeera America, a carriage agreement announced today with Time Warner Cable would seem to be the answer to all its hopes: The deal gives low-rated AJA a presence in about 10 million more homes that have access to cable,...
  • Fusion To Pair Kooky Creatures With Veteran Anchors To Hook Young Viewers On News

    If four creatures created by the legendary Jim Henson Company are holding forth on the TV screen, interviewing guests and chatting about interesting stories and gossip, then you must be watching - a cable-news network? While it's difficult to imagine a...
  • Al Jazeera America Vows Expansion Push

    Barely two months on the air, Al Jazeera America is vowing to hire more staffers for the news channel and open more U.S. bureaus. The expansion push was detailed Tuesday morning by interim CEO Ehab Al Shihabi and prexy Kate O'Brian. It comes on the heels...
  • How Conservatives Dominate TV/Radio Talk Game

    In the 2012 presidential election, Barack Obama garnered almost 69% of the vote in Los Angeles County, vs. 29% for Mitt Romney. Yet beginning Jan. 1, the U.S.' second-largest media market lacks a dedicated progressive talkradio station, as KTLK-AM...
  • Colbert interrogates John Seigenthaler about Al Jazeera America

    Colbert interrogates John Seigenthaler about Al Jazeera America
    Al Jazeera America anchor John Seigenthaler visited "The Colbert Report" Tuesday night, and though he surely knew what to expect from a Stephen Colbert interview, this one was particularly brutal — and brutally funny. Seigenthaler, who spent close...
  • Slain Times reporter Ruben Salazar examined in new PBS documentary

    Ruben Salazar, the former Los Angeles Times reporter and columnist who became an engaged supporter of the radical Chicano movement in Los Angeles, died under mysterious circumstances in 1970. Now a new documentary set to air on PBS in April will...