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  • Time Warner Cable to carry Al Jazeera America

    Time Warner Cable, one of the nation's biggest pay-TV distributors with millions of subscribers in New York and Los Angeles, has agreed to carry the news channel Al Jazeera America. The agreement, unveiled Thursday, means that the channel, owned by...
  • 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...
  • 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'Orange Is the New Black' Among GLAAD Media Awards Nominees

    "Dallas Buyers Club," "Blue Is the Warmest Color," "Orange is the New Black" and "Grey's Anatomy" are among the films and TV shows nominated for this year's GLAAD Media Awards, which honors accurate representations of the LGBTQ community. The 25th Annual...
  • Ovation to Broadcast International Bboy Battle 'Red Bull BC One Final'

    One of the most illustrious street dance battles will be making its television debut this month, as Ovation announces it will premiere Red Bull's BC One final on Feb. 22. The annual one-on-one bboy competition launched in 2004, and is sponsored by Red...
  • Al Jazeera America Sets Ambitious Plans For Docuseries

    Al Jazeera America is setting up a slate of ambitious documentaries in an effort to raise its profile among news aficionados while stoking demand for the fledgling cable-news outlet. Many of the projects will contain multiple episodes and come from big...
  • 20 journalists face trial on terror charges in Egypt

    20 journalists face trial on terror charges in Egypt
    CAIRO -- Egypt is set to put 20 journalists, including four foreigners, on trial Thursday on terror-related charges in a case with ominous implications for freedom of expression under the military-backed interim government. Many rights groups describe...
  • Egypt: Trial of 20 journalists opens, quickly goes into recess

    Egypt: Trial of 20 journalists opens, quickly goes into recess
    CAIRO — Twenty journalists, including four foreigners, went on trial Thursday in Egypt on charges of aiding a terrorist organization, but the proceedings were quickly adjourned until March 5. Only eight of the defendants, including Australian...
  • Disney and Dish have industry buzzing. HBO's 'Game of Thrones' rap.

    Disney and Dish have industry buzzing. HBO's 'Game of Thrones' rap.
    After the coffee. Before panicking over electronic cigarettes.  The Skinny: As a former smoker, I am enjoying watching cities and health officials panic over the growing use of electronic cigarettes. Are they cigarettes? Are they dangerous? What are...
  • Egyptian prosecutors display seized items in journalists' trial

    Egyptian prosecutors display seized items  in journalists' trial
    CAIRO – Prosecutors in Egypt on Wednesday displayed seized items such as cameras, cables and microphones as evidence in the trial of 20 journalists on terrorism-related charges. Defendants in white prison uniforms looked on from inside a metal...
  • CNN, NBCU Alums Jon Klein, Jeff Gaspin Team Up for Online Video Venture

    Two of the biggest names sitting on the sidelines in the media business are teaming up for a new online video venture. Jeff Gaspin, formerly chairman of NBC Universal TV Entertainment, and Jon Klein, previously president of CNN, are launching Tapp, a...
  • Rachel Marsden: Obama late to the realpolitik table in Saudi Arabia

    PARIS -- Later this month, U.S. President Barack Obama will visit Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Here's hoping he decides to stay home and help his daughters with their homework instead. America's decreasing influence in the Middle East and Eurasia might be the...
  • Egypt arrests Al Jazeera journalists amid Brotherhood crackdown

    CAIRO -- Four journalists working for Al Jazeera have been arrested by Egyptian authorities, the pan-Arab satellite channel said on its website, in an apparent escalation of Egyptian authorities’ harsh campaign against the Muslim Brotherhood....