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  • Familiar script calls for war with Iran

    With the war there officially "ended" and most of our troops back home, Iraq isn't getting much ink these days. But the story is far from over. Indeed, according to Wadah Khanfar, former director general of Al-Jazeera, Iraq is still the most important...
  • Hillary Clinton projects DOA at NBC and CNN! Fall TV hits & misses.

    Hillary Clinton projects DOA at NBC and CNN! Fall TV hits & misses.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out where September went. The Skinny: The government may shut down but the Morning Fix is here for you. Caught up with "The Good Wife" premiere. I like the show but could do without its "Ally McBeal" moments. I don't...
  • Egypt rivals vie to control the message

    CAIRO -- The unrest that has shaken Egypt for more than a month has generated a war of images seeking to lay the blame for hundreds of deaths on an unchecked general, a toppled Islamist leader and legions of young men firing homemade guns and hurling...
  • Universal hopes to 'Kick-Ass!' Eddie Sotelo lands at SiriusXM.

    Universal hopes to 'Kick-Ass!' Eddie Sotelo lands at SiriusXM.
    After the coffee. Before finding a new mantra. The Skinny: Thanks to the Time Warner Cable-CBS blackout, I'm now totally behind in "Under the Dome." Did they get out yet? Do they have cable in the dome? I'm in the dark here! Tuesday's headlines...
  • Al Gore, still energized

    Al Gore, still energized
    Al Gore hails from Tennessee, but when he comes to California next week, he'll be coming back to his spiritual home. In 2000, Californians gave him a double-digit lead — 1.3 million votes — over George W. Bush for president. His documentary,...
  • Al Jazeera America preps launch, 'The Butler' had lots of help

    Al Jazeera America preps launch, 'The Butler' had lots of help
    After the coffee. Before remembering to smile. Well, it's worth a shot! The Skinny: Are the Dodgers ever going to lose? Serves me right for turning the game off when the Mets were up 4-0 and watching "Scarface" on AMC. Thursday's headlines include a...
  • 'The Young Turks' host Cenk Uygur bets on Web after Current TV

    'The Young Turks' host Cenk Uygur bets on Web after Current TV
    Cenk Uygur, the host of the Current TV political talk show “The Young Turks,” is losing his cable news and opinion show after less than two years on the air. But the progressive-leaning commentator is betting he can continue to build his...
  • Al Jazeera America launches Aug. 20

     
    “We are not just ready, we're more than ready,” said Ehab Al Shihabi, CEO of Al Jazeera America, on a conference call with reporters last week to discuss the launch of the new network on Aug. 20 at 3pm ET (the first program aired will be...
  • 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...
  • CBS Leads News and Documentary Emmy Award Winners

    CBS lead TV news hounds with a dozen wins at the 34th annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards, presented Tuesday night at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall. Half of CBS' wins came for "60 Minutes" segments, including two for its "Killing Bin Laden"...
  • '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...