| Jun 23, 2012
| 8:26 PM
UPDATE: I am going to be on CNN's "Reliable Sources" at 11 a.m. (ET) Sunday discussing "The Newsroom" with Maureen Ryan, from the Huffington Post, and Adam Buckman, of Xfinity TV. The Aaron Sorkin series premieres Sunday night at 10 on HBO. This is one of...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 9:39 AM
UPDATED with copy of CNN memo and confirmation of cancellation ...
John King's nightly show on CNN has been cancelled.
King, the star of political reporting during the 2008 presidential campaign, will continue with the channel as its "lead campaign...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 5:25 PM
NBC News used to be very good at handling major on-air change. The passing of the baton from Tom Brokaw to Brian Williams was textbook for how it should be done. But what NBC News President Steve Capus and his lieutenants are doing to Ann Curry as they ...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 8:03 AM
For all the big journalists associated with Brian Williams' "Rock Center," it was sportscaster Bob Costas who put this self-important, over-promoted newsmagazine on the map Monday with his exclusive interview of former Penn State football coach Jerry...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 10:55 AM
CBS made it official Tuesday: Charlie Rose and Gayle King will be the latest in a long, long line of TV personalities tasked with lifting CBS out of last place in the mornings.
Walter Cronkite and the puppet Charlemagne couldn't do it. Diane Sawyer...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 3:00 AM
It's a measure of the leadership bankruptcy in the Republican Party that Newt Gingrich, the former House speaker chased from that illustrious post years ago by a combination of ethical lapses and personal hubris, should find himself politically...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 1:56 PM
What does it say about NBC News and its priorities that it hired Chelsea Clinton as a correspondent for Brian Williams' overblown "Rock Center" newsmagazine? And why are some people still talking about the interview Bob Costas did last Monday with accused...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 11:14 AM
Since others like Mediaite and Eric Wemple in the Washington Post have commented on my denunciation of NBC News on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday for hiring the woefully unqualified Chelsea Clinton as a special correspondent, I guess I better explain how...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 5:42 AM
Based on the number of televised GOP candidate debates in 2008, we are just about halfway through the process with tonight's CNN-hosted debate on foreign policy.
I am encouraged by the big audiences of up to 6 million tuning in for some of the debates....
| May 7, 2012
| 10:54 AM
•••• CNN published an extensive and interesting piece about the genre of game commentary videos and its most popular producer, “SeaNanners.” I suppose it depends on the game, but it seems this whole “...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 6:22 PM
Joan Zellers says her granddaughters will forever remember this year's Christmas parade as the one when "Frosty got busted."
They were standing Saturday morning on High Street in Chestertown, watching the annual holiday parade march by, when the big...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 9:45 AM
The writer from Marriottsville must have thrown a shoulder out of joint congratulating herself on detecting media bias in The Sun due to the alleged under-reporting of Rep. Nancy Pelosi's ethical difficulties concerning insider information ("Sun...