Cable networks often start from a low ratings base, but still, you seldom see a press release with these kind of percentages in it, courtesy of CNN. For CNN, it's more evidence that the channel still…
Amid the instant coverage surrounding the death of Osama Bin Laden — which President Obama announced on Sunday night — one element was noticeably lacking: Politics. While video captured the exulting…
The media do all sorts of things to diminish their credibility, but the New York Times came up with a whopper on Saturday in its front page story on the Royal Wedding. Obviously, no ratings had been…
Charlie Sheen, Glenn Beck, Keith Olbermann, Simon Cowell, Katie Couric, Oprah Winfrey, Laura Schlessinger and Scott Pelley might sound like an unlikely dinner party, other than sharing a high tax…
The Royal Wedding went off without a hitch, but from a media perspective, that wasn't the real story. Like most modern spectacles, this one was less about the actual consummation than the foreplay.
"Who Killed Chandra Levy?" is a royal travesty all its own.
Like the previous occupant of his 8 p.m. timeslot — Keith somebody-or-other — MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell seems determined to test the limits of how far he can push his corporate masters. On…
We receive a lot of dumb press releases, but the Wynn Resorts' proposition bets on — well, just about anything — usually sit near the top of the list, right behind people pitching "experts" for…
Amid a splendid year for PBS' Masterpiece, "South Riding" feels like a second-class addition to the 'hood.
Fox News Channel anchor Shepard Smith continues to express disenchantment with the media — albeit without pointing a finger at his employer, where it belongs. Talking about the absurdity of the furor…