| Oct 8, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Discovery Enterprises International has taken world sales on the Prince of Wales-narrated eco-docu "Harmony: A New Way of Looking At Our World," which world-preemed at Sundance London in 2012.
Produced by Julie Bergman and Stuart Sender, and directed...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:30 PM
We take for granted the reason we celebrate Independence Day. The men and women who died over the years to keep America’s freedom of liberty. Most of us don’t want socialized health care, open boarders, weak national security, giving rights to...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Fires may rage and the U.N. roil, but let's scratch one hot-button concern off the national agenda: Al Jazeera America will not be overthrowing the American way of life any time soon.
During its first week on air, even with a news cycle heavy on Syria,...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:52 PM
When he ran for president, Barack Obama upheld the hypocritical tradition of politicians vowing to uphold laws that would have sent them to jail in their younger days. Like George W. Bush, Al Gore and Bill Clinton, he smoked weed. Like them, he pledged...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Oprah. Oscar. Oscar. Oprah.
Yes, it might be a bit early to riff on David Letterman's ill-fated, Uma-Oprah 1995 Academy Awards monologue bit. Then again, with Winfrey's movie "Lee Daniels' The Butler" sitting atop the box office for a second week with a...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 8:00 PM
Mayor Eric Garcetti, who was sworn in Sunday, has made it clear that no department head from the Antonio Villaraigosa years is safe (except for Police Chief Charlie Beck, who has a term of office that only the Police Commission can cut short). And...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 7:08 PM
There's nothing quite like inserting a can of beer into a chicken while you're contemplating how politicians treat us taxpayers.
A week before the big Labor Day barbecue weekend, our politicos are positively grill-tastic, preparing for the fall...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:54 AM
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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
With less than a month before it launches, Al Jazeera America has named Kate O'Brian as president and has chosen a senior management team for its U.S.-centric cable news channel.
Joining O'Brian, a 30-year veteran of ABC News and its senior vice...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The combination of Al Jazeera and America doesn't exactly sound like a match made in Heaven, or Jannah for that matter.
But that's not stopping the deep-pocketed media giant, funded by the government of Qatar, from spending hundreds of millions of...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
MSNBC will air "The Politics of Power" on Aug. 16, a documentary devoted to the subject of climate change. Yet the editorial approach of this Chris Hayes-hosted hour continues an all-too-common trend of cable news preaching to the choir, where not a...
| Aug 29, 2013
On paper, Bill Daley's resume would appear to put him high on the list of those seeking the governor's office: commerce secretary to President Bill Clinton, chief of staff to President Barack Obama and manager of Vice President Al Gore's White House...