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  • Vaccine debate: The conspiracy theorists vs. reality

    Vaccine debate: The conspiracy theorists vs. reality
    Fewer parents are vaccinating their children, but still sending them off to school, warns physician and professor Nina Shapiro in our Opinion pages. In it, she argues for "unvaccinated-free zones" to protect all children from disease. “The law...
  • Edward Snowden's Russian summer reading list

    Welcome to Russia, Edward Snowden! Here’s a disturbing Russian novel, just to give you a sense of what you’ve gotten yourself into. The NSA leaker, stuck in a legal limbo in Moscow's international airport for a month now, was able to meet...
  • 'Star Trek' helps drive Viacom 20% profit growth

    'Star Trek' helps drive Viacom 20% profit growth
    Viacom Inc.'s fiscal third-quarter profit soared 20%, boosted by ratings improvement at the company's TV networks and two gigantic films from Paramount Pictures: "Star Trek Into Darkness" and "World War Z" with Brad Pitt. Viacom became the latest...
  • Sia Nyorkor

    Sia Nyorkor
    Email Sia: snyorkor@kwch.com Like Sia on Facebook: Sia Nyorkor Facebook Follow Sia on Twitter:  @KWCHSia Sia joined KWCH in October 2012 as a Multimedia Reporter and is thrilled to be back in the Mighty Midwest!  Born and raised in Indianapolis,...
  • Smithsonian Channel Set to Launch in Canada

    Blue Ant Media and Smithsonian Networks, a joint venture between Showtime Networks and the Smithsonian Institution, are partnering up to launch the Smithsonian Channel in Canada this fall. The deal marks the channel's first expansion into an...
  • TV Networks Favor Sneak Tweets

    You may find more promos for new fall TV shows online these days than you will on your TV set. With the rise in social-media has come an intensification of TV-network efforts to inject their new programs into the pop-culture conversation. The new season...
  • Jeff Robinov Lucky He's No Longer Coping With Tentpole Turbulence

    Now that you're out of a job, Jeff, you're probably getting lots of advice about your next career move, so here's mine: If a company offers you a position similar to the one you held at Warner Bros., turn it down. The title of "studio chief" may be a...
  • 'Lone Ranger,' 'White House Down': The Secret Buddy Comedies of Summer

    Taking advantage of the Fourth of July weekend (and the promise of an air-conditioned theater) to catch up with a few recent releases, I was surprised to find I had unwittingly strapped myself in for a buddy-comedy marathon. By which I mean that besides...
  • Bobby Jones returns as host of Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Weekend Celebration in Newport News

    Bobby Jones returns as host of Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Weekend Celebration in Newport News
    Bobby Jones, host of a long-running gospel program on the BET television network, will serve as master of ceremonies for the Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Weekend Celebration in Newport News starting Sept. 7. "Jones is a performer, radio host and his...
  • 'Jungle Book' Disney's Next Big Broadway Hit?

    Broadway observers can be forgiven for being skeptical when Disney Theatrical Prods. says it's taking a wait-and-see attitude toward the latest Mouse House-affiliated stage outing, "The Jungle Book." After all, the company initially said it was...
  • TV Station Groups Tying the Knot at Torrid Pace

    Who would have thought a year ago that TV stations in markets like Tucson, Ariz.; Fresno, Calif.; and Birmingham, Ala., would suddenly be hot acquisition properties? Station sales have been on fire this year, thanks to the tailwinds provided by growing...
  • Microsoft Co-Founder Goes Solo With New Album 'Everywhere at Once'

    Tech entrepreneurship and rock music have always had unexpected overlaps. Apple's Steve Jobs had his rock nerd counterpart in Steve Wozniak, who spent his early cultural capital organizing the Us Festival in 1982. Texas Instruments' rudimentary language...