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Diane Sawyer And ABC Nailed The Bruce Jenner Interview. Here's Why And What Needs To Happen Next.

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriel Arana | Posted 04.25.2015 | Media

Before Diane Sawyer’s blockbuster interview with Bruce Jenner aired on ABC, she told George Stephanopoulos, “This is a family love story.” In...

How Can the Bruce Jenner Interview Help Us Better Serve Our Audience

Eden Lane | Posted 04.23.2015 | Media
Eden Lane

Newsrooms are always looking for stories their audiences will find interesting, and the idea of a celebrity they have known for decades revealing they are transgender is attention-getting. Can it be told without resorting to sensationalism?

Hillary Clinton: Getting Started

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 04.12.2015 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Her unconventional announcement video indicates that this time will be different. But with about 18 months to go before the 2016 elections, a loaded field of Republican candidates attacking her, and record amounts of campaign money being spent, this campaign will no doubt be most unconventional. And it is only just getting started!

ABC News' David Muir Finally Addresses Brian Williams Scandal

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 04.09.2015 | Media

ABC's "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir was named to The Hollywood Reporter's list of 35 Most Powerful People in New York Media 2015 on Wednesday...

ABC Taps Reena Ninan To Join T.J. Holmes On 'World News Now'

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 04.09.2015 | Media

Reena Ninan has been named co-anchor of “America This Morning” and “World News Now,” ABC News president James Goldston announced Wednesday. ...

The Case Against Political Dynasties in American Politics

Daniel Wagner | Posted 04.07.2015 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

What does history teach us about the wisdom of going the 'easy' route and voting for candidates from political dynasties? Does being part of such a dynasty impart one with greater political wisdom or a higher level of achievement?

There Are Few Legal Requirements To Be An Ambulance Driver -- And That Makes For Deadly Accidents

WABC-TV | Posted 03.19.2015 | Crime

SPRING VALLEY (WABC) -- Private ambulance companies have tremendous responsibilities, tasked with protecting the sick and safely transporting them to ...

ABC News Lays Off A Dozen From D.C. Bureau In Restructuring Effort

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 03.19.2015 | Media

ABC News has laid off roughly 12 employees from its Washington, D.C. Bureau in an effort to restructure operations and unify "the Bureau into a single...

60 Years in Journalism: You Can Go Home Again, But It's Hard

Irv Chapman | Posted 03.09.2015 | Media
Irv Chapman

Foreign cultures go back centuries, evident not only from ancient castles on hilltops but from the attitudes inculcated in populations by tradition, attitudes toward family, friends, classmates, local leaders and central governments. A foreign correspondent is always an outsider, but often a welcome onlooker.

Rosie O'Donnell Records Video Explaining Why She's Leaving 'The View'

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.10.2015 | Media

Last week, Rosie O'Donnell announced she would be leaving ABC's "The View" after just five months with the show. The decision marked her second depart...

In Defense of Brian Williams and Any Other Anchorman Who Makes Up a Story

Galanty Miller | Posted 04.10.2015 | Comedy
Galanty Miller

I'm continuously fascinated and puzzled by the public's zealous anger over situations that amount to nothing. Everything is not the end of the world. Do you know what is the end of the world? Zealous anger. This is what leads to road rage and spousal abuse and ISIS.

Former ABC News President: Industry Partly To Blame For Brian Williams Fiasco

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 02.09.2015 | Media

In a HuffPost Live interview Monday, former ABC News president David Westin laid blame on both Brian Williams for his lying mess and on the television...

More Bad News For Brian Williams

AP | By DAVID BAUDER | Posted 04.11.2015 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — A vigorous debate over Brian Williams' future is brewing as "NBC Nightly News" aired Monday without the decade-long anchor. ...

ABC Reportedly Halts Plan To Fire Rosie Perez From 'The View'

Reuters | Posted 03.29.2015 | Media

By Ramin Setoodeh LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - ABC has put the brakes on a plan to fire Rosie Perez from "The View," after Variety brok...

The Art of Pursuing Your Dreams

Ola Ojewumi | Posted 03.15.2015 | Impact
Ola Ojewumi

Her story shows people that you can live your childhood dreams through dedication and hard work. In the same breath, you can use your dream career to influence your community in a positive manner.

Former ABC News Correspondent To Testify In Terrorism Trial

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 01.02.2015 | Media

Former ABC News correspondent John Miller is expected to give testimony in an upcoming terrorism trial regarding an interview he conducted with Osama ...

Investigative Reporter Alissa Figueroa Exposes Stunning Flaws in Veterans' Benefits System

Joshua Kors | Posted 02.28.2015 | Media
Joshua Kors

Figueroa's four-part series has ripped the cover off a corrupt branch of the veterans' benefits system, transforming the national conversation about why so many of our soldiers wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan are being denied disability benefits and medical care.

Shakeup At 'Nightline'

AP | Posted 02.17.2015 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News says Byron Pitts is taking over for Dan Abrams as a co-anchor of "Nightline." Pitts, the network's chief nat...

David Muir To Host Daily Facebook Newscast

AP | Posted 01.31.2015 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC's "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir will do a one-minute newscast each weekday for Facebook, touching on the day's top stor...

What Media Personalities Are Thankful For

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 11.27.2014 | Media

As is tradition, The Huffington Post has asked some of the biggest names in media what they were most grateful for this year. The list ranges from the...

ABC News Dominates People's 'Sexiest Men' List

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 11.21.2014 | Media

Three -- count 'em three -- of ABC News' ruggedly handsome male anchors have been named to People magazine's "Sexiest Men Alive" list. Recently si...

ABC News Taps Nate Silver For Election Coverage

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 11.04.2014 | Media

Elections are polling genius and FiveThirtyEight editor-in-chief Nate Silver's bread and butter. In 2008 he famously predicted the winner of the presi...

ABC News Takes Over 'The View'

AP | By DAVID BAUDER | Posted 12.30.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC's daytime chat show "The View," which has failed to catch fire following an overhaul this fall, is switching to the network's ne...

Mom Delivers Twins In Minivan On The Way To The Hospital

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 10.29.2014 | Parents

A North Carolina mom pregnant with twins delivered her babies a bit earlier than she expected: in a minivan on her way to the hospital. About three...

Barbara Walters Is Returning To ABC...Again

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 10.21.2014 | Media

Less than a year since her retirement from television, Barbara Walters will return to ABC in December to host her long-running series, "Barbara Walter...