Alec Baldwin has played a scheming TV-executive on “30 Rock” and a vicious gangster in the 2003 movie “The Cooler.” And now, his newest role: playing himself as an opinionated talk-show host on…
Swedish videogamer Felix Kjellberg, who goes by the YouTube moniker "PewDiePie," now has the most popular channel on the Google video site with 11.941 million subscribers as of Friday. PewDiePie may…
TV news aficionados have long grown accustomed to the round-the-clock chatter emanating from boob-tube newsrooms. More of that talk these days is about the news outlets themselves. Fox News Channel…
MSNBC markets itself as a place for discussion and community. Yet when bombs explode at the Boston Marathon or unrest shatters Egypt, viewers want information first, and analysis — even solutions &mdash…
How legit is that star’s Facebook page? We’re about to find out. Taking a page from rival Twitter’s playbook, Facebook has announced it is slowly rolling out “verified” pages for celebrities…
By the end of May 2014, the cultural behemoth known as "TV News" will no longer include Barbara Walters, arguably its best known link to the medium's earliest days.
The run up to Tuesday and Wednesday’s historic Supreme Court hearings on same-sex marriage is being greeted by an array of up-close-and-personal profiles of plaintiffs, change-of-opinion reversals…
Los Angeles Times columnist Doyle McManus has a nice recap of the Republican National Committee’s election “autopsy,” in which the party leadership concludes, “The Republican Party needs to stop…
The influence Hispanic voters exerted at the ballot box on Tuesday reflects the seismic demographic shifts that are driving the biz's major congloms to invest in Latino-targeted media.
My attention this week should properly be focused on the best-actor and best-picture races but, candidly, the cast of characters now inhabiting the political stage seems more engrossing.