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  • Calderon allegedly took bribes for pushing film bills, Al Jazeera reports

    SACRAMENTO -- State Sen. Ronald Calderon allegedly accepted more than $60,000 in bribes from  undercover FBI agents during an elaborate sting operation, according to a report by the Al Jazeera television network, which cited a sealed federal affidavit....
  • CBS plans digital news effort. Wheeler confirmed as new FCC head.

    CBS plans digital news effort. Wheeler confirmed as new FCC head.
    After the coffee. Before getting my temperature under 100. The Skinny: First I thought it was the Chinese food. Then I thought it was the staff meeting. But it turns out I came down with some bug that made me very sick and sent me home early Tuesday....
  • Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt Discloses Recurrence of Cancer

    Time Warner Cable chairman-CEO Glenn Britt has had a recurrence of cancer but will continue to run the cable operator through the end of the year, he announced in a memo to employees Tuesday. In July, Time Warner Cable announced that Britt will retire at...
  • 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...
  • Journalist Soledad O'Brien aims to enlighten on 'Dream School'

     Journalist Soledad O'Brien aims to enlighten on 'Dream School'
    Former CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien turns teacher in Monday's installment of "Dream School," the Sundance Channel's series about a class of high school dropouts inspired by a celebrity faculty. It's part of her new matrix of journalistic gigs under her...
  • 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...
  • Was Yasser Arafat poisoned? New turmoil over test results

    Was Yasser Arafat poisoned? New turmoil over test results
    RAMALLAH, West Bank — Nearly a year after three international forensic institutions took samples of the remains of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, conflicting reports have resurfaced regarding the cause of his death. Arafat died at a French...
  • Xbox Entertainment Studios Hits Field with Soccer Series

    While Microsoft has said it plans to produce a TV series based on its top franchise "Halo," with Steven Spielberg producing, the company is now revealing what it's unscripted series will look like. Soccer will get the spotlight in the documentary...
  • Ovation Will Return to Time Warner Cable Lineup in January

    Arts cabler Ovation and Time Warner Cable have reached a new carriage agreement, ten months after TW Cable dropped the niche outlet. Ovation bent over backwards to secure renewed carriage on TW Cable systems as of Jan. 1. The cabler vows to 200 more...