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Intro Debacle at the GOP Debate. What Has Become of My Old Alma Mater ABC News?

Peter Lance | Posted 02.07.2016 | Media
Peter Lance

In December of 2002, when the legendary Roone Arledge passed away, I wrote a Counterpunch piece for the L.A. Times praising the man who not only set the gold standard for Olympics coverage, but gave us Monday Night Football and Wide World of Sports.

To Those Who Would Be Commander-in-Chief

Bob Woodruff | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics
Bob Woodruff

As our nation's next commander-in-chief, you will not only inherit the care of 2.4 million active and reserve service members  --  as well as their 3 million family members --  you will assume the task of supporting 21 million veterans. What role should the government play in caring for our veterans?

'Green News Report' - December 22, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.22.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: ABC News hosts a presidential debate, but climate change and energy are...

The Pressing Political Issue of Presidential Spouses

Bec Susan Gill | Posted 12.21.2015 | Politics
Bec Susan Gill

Just when I thought that one day, as a person with a vagina, I may (hypothetically-speaking), be able to become president... there was Saturday night's Democratic debate on ABC.

My Brush With Fame

Jamie Silverman | Posted 12.21.2015 | New York
Jamie Silverman

I was seated against a green screen and a female producer situated behind a camera proceeded to talk to me for two hours about my experiences in the wild world that is online dating.

Little Boy Blue and the Man on TV: The Coming-Out Story That Became Father-Son Bonding

Jaime Lubin | Posted 12.08.2015 | Books
Jaime Lubin

Kevin Newman believes nothing scares men more than vulnerability. "They haven't had a vocabulary that's safe," the veteran journalist says. "It's al...

Internet Television -- an Anniversary

Victor Dorff | Posted 11.23.2015 | Media
Victor Dorff

On November 23, 1995, the ABC News overnight program World News Now, where I was a broadcast producer, was the first to stream television live over the internet.

GMA Anchor Lara Spencer Posts Photo Hugging Donald Trump

AP | Nico Pitney | Posted 11.03.2015 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — An Instagram photo of ABC News' "Good Morning America" co-anchor Lara Spencer hugging presidential hopeful Donald Trump is drawi...

Jamie Zimmerman's Life Lessons After Death

Lisa Khoury | Posted 10.30.2015 | Impact
Lisa Khoury

If we can take Jamie's death the way she took her father's, and try to be better people because of her, then maybe her premature death won't go in vain. Maybe she'll have accomplished exactly what she set out to do in the first place.

ABC News Medical Reporter Dies In Hawaii Accident

AP | Carla Herreria | Posted 10.15.2015 | Media

HONOLULU (AP) - Jamie Zimmerman, a doctor and reporter with ABC News' medical unit, has drowned while on vacation in Hawaii. She was 31. Zimmerman app...

ABC's Martha Raddatz Destroys Bobby Jindal's ISIS Plan With Four Words

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 10.12.2015 | Media

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Ben Carson Would Be OK With A Muslim President; Just Rewrite The Koran

The Huffington Post | Ali Watkins | Posted 09.27.2015 | Politics

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ABC Reporter Proposed To His Boyfriend In Paris And It Was Magical

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

It was a scene from a storybook this week when ABC News reporter Gio Benitez proposed to his boyfriend, Tommy DiDario.  Benitez, who appears...

ABC's David Muir Nabs Latest Interview With Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 09.08.2015 | Media

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Sugar, School and Your Child's Immunity

Irene Ross | Posted 09.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Irene Ross

School's back in session and your child has gone from two months of fresh air, regular exercise, relaxation and recreation to an indoor classroom packed with new kids to meet, coughs, sneezes, intense concentration, tests, and homework.

Pope Francis Holds 'Virtual Audience' With ABC's David Muir Ahead Of U.S. Visit

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 09.02.2015 | Media

ABC's David Muir moderated a first-of-its-kind discussion this week between Pope Francis and several people scattered across the U.S. who we...

How the Iran Deal May Impact Israel's Influence

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.18.2015 | World
Daniel Wagner

Whether the deal is rejected or not by the U.S. Congress, in the process, conservatives in Israel and in the U.S. will have enhanced their ability to flex their lobbying muscles going forward, and Israel will be well positioned to receive enhanced defense assistance from the U.S.

The Unexpected Reason Caitlyn Jenner Is Suffering From Insomnia

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.24.2015 | Entertainment
Van Winkle's

Caitlyn Jenner's public transition has been one of 2015's cultural highlights, and we're excited to more fully explore her story in the new documentar...

Buckley and Vidal: Best of Enemies and the Dawn of Theatrical Journalism

Jon Eig | Posted 06.22.2015 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

The realization that two such brilliant minds -- the brightest of their generation -- could allow personal hatred and the burning desire to win at all costs completely derail any semblance of useful debate is the real heartbreak of Best of Enemies.

Too Big to Fire

Brian Rooney | Posted 06.20.2015 | Media
Brian Rooney

Honesty and integrity are all you have in the news business. I lost respect for Brian Williams, but not because he lied. I lost it because he refused to honorably resign.

Here's What Happens When Wall Street Runs Hospitals

Wendell Potter | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Wendell Potter

If you think costs would come down if hospitals were all owned and operated by big for-profit corporations like Hospital Corporation of America, you might want to take a look at a study published last week by the journal Health Affairs.

Is 'Breaking News' the New Normal for ABC?

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2015 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

You can't entirely blame ABC News for desperately trying to find a way to remain relevant. After all, they're hard-wired into a 6:30 p.m. time slot in a world where our connected devices deliver real-time updates.

Stephanopoulos Incident Feeds False Republican Myth That the Media Is Liberally Biased

Larry Atkins | Posted 05.20.2015 | Media
Larry Atkins

Stephanopoulos should have disclosed his donations to the Clinton Foundation. The Stephanopoulos incident not only hurts his credibility, but hurts the credibility of the many mainstream media professionals.

Full Disclosure: In Defense of George Stephanopoulos

Ilene Angel | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics
Ilene Angel

We all have opinions, biases, inclinations and a personal history that makes us who we are. But we also have free will, intelligence, and the good ol' common sense God gave us to practice good judgment and when necessary, impartiality.

Joe Scarborough Says ABC Won't Punish Stephanopoulos: 'It All Comes Down To Money'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.19.2015 | Media

"WHOA!" That was the general reaction from the "Morning Joe" panel on Tuesday upon learning that George Stephanopoulos is reportedly making $105 milli...