It is easy to mock cable news for its countdown clocks, endless loops of the same images playing repeatedly on breaking news, and occasionally over-the top prime-time hosts. But I have also been finding some of the smartest discussions and most in-depth coverage there as well.
While we all may have the best of intentions, many of us fall off the wagon early in the year. Making a plan or checklist now can keep us all on track in obtaining our goal of getting or staying healthy.
This is what a cultural reckoning looks like. Eight days after Norah O'Donnell and Gayle King spoke movingly of their reactions to allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior by CBS colleague Charlie Rose, a shaken Savannah Guthrie told viewers today that Matt Lauer had been fired at NBC.
Fox still has the biggest ratings in cable news despite the staggering loss of three-fourths of its evening lineup in the last eight months. But it's also still on the wrong side of patriarchy and male privilege. And the recent firings of host Bill O'Reilly and Co-President Bill Shine underline how much trouble the network is in thanks to its 20-year history of sexual harassment.
When Andy Lack took over as chairman of NBC News and MSNBC in 2015, he promised the cable channel would move from left-wing ideology to journalism. He is delivering on that promise, and it's one of the happier stories in TV journalism these days.
Terence A. "Terry" Dalton, a former reporter who later became a professor of journalism at McDaniel College, died Friday from Alzheimer's disease at SpiriTrust, a Gettysburg, Pa., nursing home and hospice. He was 71.
We have more media outlets than ever, yet we're still getting most of our presidential election information from cable TV and ideologically super-charged performers like Sean Hannity and Bill O'Reilly of Fox News.
A little over three years after the launch of "The Kelly File," here she is in a league by herself as a TV news personality. There is no one even close. That's an incredible ascent, and I do not claim to have expected that.
Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group is interested in acquiring The Weather Channel's TV operations in a deal that could be valued at $100 million, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday, citing sources familiar with the matter.
It is interesting to listen to Donald Trump supporters talk about how they are voting for him because Hillary Clinton can't be trusted and Sen. Ted Cruz is "Lyin' Ted." Yet they seem to be deaf to the daily falsehoods coming out of their candidate's mouth.