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  • Jazzed about Al Jazeera?

     
    Check (Al Jazeera America) out for yourself starting today. Its commitment to diversity and stories from Global South make it potentially one of the most important additions to the American TV landscape in years....David Zurawik, Baltimore Sun I'm...
  • 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...
  • GOP Feud With CNN, NBC Is Latest Clash Between TV News And the People Who Feed It

    Politicians and TV networks would seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly. Except when they mix as well as oil and water. Political figures gain much-needed publicity and a forum for their issues and talking points when they go on-air for...
  • 'The Butler' kicks 'Kick-Ass 2.' Fox buys stake in Vice.

    'The Butler' kicks 'Kick-Ass 2.' Fox buys stake in Vice.
    After the coffee. Before gettng ready to watch the Redskins tonight.  The Skinny: I never get tired of watching old episodes of "The Job." If you never saw the short-lived ABC series starring Denis Leary, go find the DVDs. Monday's headlines includes...
  • Animation glut? NPR chief Gary Knell heads to National Geographic.

    Animation glut? NPR chief Gary Knell heads to National Geographic.
    After the coffee. Before finding a way to check out Al Jazeera America. The Skinny: I want to watch Al Jazeera America but alas am a Time Warner Cable subscriber and it doesn't have a deal to carry the news channel, which launches today. I need to get a...
  • Al Jazeera America Takes Legal Action Against AT&T

    On the day of its debut, Al Jazeera America filed suit against AT&T's U-verse after the telco dropped the upstart news channel. In a statement, Al Jazeera America said that it "made a decision to seek judicial intervention in its dispute with AT&T....
  • Al Jazeera America sues AT&T! Judge Judy rakes in the bucks

    Al Jazeera America sues AT&T! Judge Judy rakes in the bucks
    After the coffee. Before cleaning my desk off for vacation. The Skinny: Either I'm starting to lose it, or my digital video recorder has stopped listening to me. It was supposed to record the Fox Sports 1 show "Crowd Goes Wild" and "Breaking Bad" and,...
  • Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'Meet the Press' visit will be re-aired

    Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'Meet the Press' visit will be re-aired
    The 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington is next week, and to commemorate the occasion, NBC News is planning to re-air the Aug. 25, 1963, edition of "Meet the Press," which featured King as the guest, on Sunday. The half-hour...
  • Dr. Phil faces furor over Twitter poll on drunk teen sex

    Dr. Phil faces furor over Twitter poll on drunk teen sex
    Dr. Phil McGraw is hosting an upcoming show on teen sex and drinking, and in an attempt to provoke discussion, a question was sent out on his Twitter feed. Unfortunately for Dr. Phil, it's not the kind of discussion he was hoping for. The tweet, which...
  • Al Jazeera America's debut underwhelms television critics

    The early reviews are in for the first day of programming on Al Jazeera America. If there's a consensus, it's that the new network, which has pitched for months itself as an unbiased alternative to opinionated and sensationalized cable news shows in the...
  • Critic's Notebook: Al Jazeera goes all American

    You have to give Al Jazeera America major points for chutzpah. In the face of fears that its parent company is essentially anti-America, it launched its new network with a tear-down of the American television news media. Its Tuesday premiere on the...
  • 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...