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Entries by Rebecca Shapiro from 11/2011

'Rock Center' Debuts: Brian Williams, Jon Stewart Talk Beer, Trick-Or-Treating and Occupy Wall Street (VIDEO)

Posted 11.01.2011 | Media

Brian Williams hosted Jon Stewart on the premiere of "Rock Center With Brian Williams" Monday night. The two media men got a tad personal during the i...

Rachel Maddow: Rick Perry's Campaign Is Over After Odd Behavior During Campaign Speech (VIDEO)

Posted 11.01.2011 | Media

Rachel Maddow had some ominous predictions to share about GOP candidate Rick Perry on her show Monday night. She discussed what she believed was "the ...

Anderson Cooper Mocks Kim Kardashian Divorce And Entire Kardashian Family (VIDEO)

Posted 11.01.2011 | Media

Anderson Cooper let it all out during his Monday show. The CNN host continuously mocked Kim Kardashian, who stunned, well, not too many people when sh...

Newspaper Circulation 2011: Top 25 U.S. Newspapers (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 11.01.2011 | Media

The Audit Bureau of Circulations released its semiannual circulation report on Tuesday. As usual, national daily newspapers led the pack. The latest f...

Chilean Newspaper, La Tercera, Building Damaged By Bomb

Posted 11.01.2011 | Media

SANTIAGO, Chile -- A Chilean newspaper says a small bomb has exploded outside its building in the capital, breaking several large windows but causing ...

Ann Coulter Doubles Down: Conservative African Americans Are 'More Impressive' (VIDEO)

Posted 11.02.2011 | Media

Ann Coulter stuck by her incendiary comments about conservative African Americans during an appearance on Joy Behar's Tuesday HLN show. Coulter has...

Oprah Winfrey Network Still Losing Money

Posted 11.02.2011 | Media

The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) is still losing money, according to the New York Post. While parent company Discovery Communications poured $15 mi...

Tom Brokaw, Barbara Walters Reveal Their Flirtatious Past On 'The View' (VIDEO)

Posted 11.02.2011 | Media

Tom Brokaw and Barbara Walters were apparently quite flirtatious back in the day. Brokaw appeared on "The View" Monday morning to promote his new b...

Glenn Beck Advertiser Goldline Faces Criminal Charges (VIDEO, SLIDESHOW)

Posted 11.02.2011 | Media

One of Glenn Beck's most loyal sponsors is in a pickle again. Goldline, the precious metals dealer who boasted endorsement deals with conservative ...

News Corp. Profits Fall In Wake Of Phone Hacking Scandal

Posted 11.02.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — News Corp. said its first-quarter net income dropped 5 percent due to the cost of closing a scandal-wracked tabloid and dropping i...

Gabrielle Giffords, Diane Sawyer Interview Promo Released By ABC (VIDEO)

Posted 11.03.2011 | Media

ABC has released its first commercial for its highly-anticipated special with Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Giffords, who was gravely injured in the Tuc...

Fox Business Network Battles Anemic Ratings

Posted 11.03.2011 | Media

t was an abysmal month for Fox News' young sibling channel. Fox Business Network saw an average daily viewership of around 65,000 for October, accordi...

Keith Olbermann: Glenn Beck Tops 'Worst Persons' List For Goldline Endorsement (VIDEO)

Posted 11.03.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann placed Glenn Beck at the top of his "Worst Persons" list on his show Wednesday night. Olbermann gave Beck this title due to his relati...

Martha Stewart To Jay Leno: 'Jay, I Like Men Like You' (VIDEO)

Posted 11.03.2011 | Media

Ever wonder about the type of guy that could make Martha Stewart go weak in the knees? Yeah, we didn't really either. Nonetheless, things got odd...

Whoopi Goldberg On Ann Coulter: 'I Didn't Know We Were Anybody's Blacks!' (VIDEO)

Posted 11.03.2011 | Media

Whoopi Goldberg addressed Ann Coulter's latest controversial remarks while the ladies of "The View" discussed the sexual harassment allegations report...

Glenn Mulcaire Phone Hacking Victims May Reach 5,800, According To Police

Posted 11.04.2011 | Media

Glenn Mulcaire, the private investigator at the center of the News Corp. phone hacking scandal, possibly hacked the voicemails of almost 5,800 individ...

Martin Bashir, Apostle Claver Argue Over Herman Cain's Qualifications (VIDEO)

Posted 11.04.2011 | Media

Martin Bashir had a heated discussion with Herman Cain supporter and activist Apostle Claver on his show Thursday afternoon. Claver made headlines...

'Where In The World Is Matt Lauer?': Lauer Gives First Clue (VIDEO)

Posted 11.04.2011 | Media

On your mark! Get ready! Fasten your seat belts! Matt Lauer is hitting the road. "Where In The World Is Matt Lauer" is making a comeback, and on F...

Rachel Maddow, Michael Moore Talk Expansion of Occupy Movement (VIDEO)

Posted 11.04.2011 | Media

Michael Moore appeared on Rachel Maddow's show Thursday night to discuss the expansion of the Occupy movements sweeping across the United States. ...

Wendy Williams Bashes Kathie Lee Gifford For Spilling Kardashian Secrets (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Posted 11.04.2011 | Media

Wendy Williams is really, really mad at Kathie Lee Gifford. Williams called out Gifford on her Thursday show for being what she called "a no good f...

Rush Limbaugh Condemns Republican Critics Of Herman Cain (AUDIO)

Posted 11.05.2011 | Media

Rush Limbaugh sent a clear statement to Republican critics of Herman Cain on his radio show Thursday: "shame on you." Limbaugh, who has been an ext...

Roger Ebert Movie Review Show Could End From Lack Of Funding

Posted 11.07.2011 | Media

Roger Ebert announced on Sunday that his movie-review show "Ebert Presents At the Movies," could end this year if the production does not find a finan...

Martin Nisenholtz, New York Times' Digital Operations Head, Announces Retirement

Posted 11.07.2011 | Media

Martin Nisenholtz, The New York Times' Senior Vice President of Digital Operations, announced Monday that he would be leaving the paper at the end of ...

ABC, Yahoo News Election 2012 Coverage Kicks Off With GOP Candidate Interviews

Posted 11.07.2011 | Media

ABC News and Yahoo News announced on Sunday that they will kick off their joint digital coverage of the 2012 presidential election by interviewing eac...

Tina Fey Hosts NPR Special Program On Girls And Women (AUDIO)

Posted 11.07.2011 | Media

Unlike her SNL counterparts, Tina Fey can now add NPR radio host to her résumé, for real. Fey narrated two hour-long specials for NPR's The Hidd...