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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...

Bruce Jenner and All Transgender People Deserve Our Love and Respect

Steve Siebold | Posted 06.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Steve Siebold

Bruce Jenner is a hero. He's now an outspoken voice that sends the message of, "You're not alone," and "It's OK to be who you truly are."

In the Afterglow of the Bruce Jenner Interview: So Where Do We Go From Here?

Stephanie Battaglino | Posted 06.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Stephanie Battaglino

The opportunity this presents for our community to simply tell our stories, have them be heard and, most importantly, to educate -- is what the real legacy of this moment is.

Gabriel Arana

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

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriel Arana | Posted 04.27.2015 | 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 06.23.2015 | 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 06.12.2015 | 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 06.07.2015 | 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 05.09.2015 | 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. ...