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Entries by Michael Calderone from 08/2011

Al Jazeera English Launches In New York City

Posted 08.01.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Six months after New York City news junkies flocked to Al Jazeera English’s website for up-to-the-second coverage of the Egyptian uprisi...

News Corp. 'Standards' Guide Still References News Of The World

Posted 08.08.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation has faced a lot of questions about journalistic standards this summer, as the News of the World phone ...

David Bohrman, New Current TV President, Says Network Will 'Transform Itself'

Posted 08.08.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- TV news veteran David Bohrman, who took over Monday as the new president of Current TV, says the network will be undergoing a major trans...

Tavis Smiley: Obama Is The First President Who Hasn't Invited Me To White House

Posted 08.10.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- When Cornel West recently spoke to The Huffington Post about media coverage of African American issues, the Princeton professor argued th...

James Murdoch Expected To Face Parliament Again Over Phone Hacking (VIDEO)

Posted 08.16.2011 | Media

NEW YORK – James Murdoch will likely be grilled once again by members of Parliament following "devastating revelations" related to the ongoing phone...

Rick Perry Takes Texas Media Strategy To National Stage

Posted 08.17.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- While Texas Gov. Rick Perry has grabbed headlines (and the spotlight) from his Republican rivals all week, members of the Texas press corp...

Capital New York Snags Yahoo's Joe Pompeo In Mini Hiring Spree

Posted 08.18.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Capital New York, a website that promises to show readers ...

Sky News Libya Coverage Wins Praise With Alex Crawford In Tripoli First

Posted 08.22.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Before U.S. cable networks broke away from taped programming on Sunday, news junkies glued to Twitter for Libya updates discovered that on...

Jim Romenesko Plans 'Semi-Retirement' With Launch Of Personal Site (EXCLUSIVE)

Posted 08.24.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- When Jim Romenesko attended an annual Poynter Institute board meeting in 2002, a few years after bringing his pioneering brand of media bl...

CNN's Matthew Chance Describes 'Hostage Situation' For Journalists In Rixos Hotel

Posted 08.24.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- For the past six days, CNN's Matthew Chance feared that he and roughly 35 journalists trapped by Gaddafi loyalists in Tripoli's Rixos hote...

The New Yorker Revisits 'Leading From Behind': Evolution Of A Blind Quote

Posted 08.29.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- In late June, the New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza was following Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann on the campaign trail when he heard the Republic...

NBC-Politico Debate Time In Flux After Obama-Boehner Rift (UPDATE)

Posted 08.31.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- NBC and Politico will co-host a Republican presidential debate on Sept. 7, shortly after President Obama addresses a joint session of Cong...