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

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2015 | 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 01.13.2015 | 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 12.30.2014 | 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 12.18.2014 | 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 12.02.2014 | 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...

Freshman Who Was Born Blind Scores His First Football Touchdown

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 10.16.2014 | Teen

Justin Olenginski scored his first touchdown on Oct. 11. It was an extraordinary moment for the 15-year-old, who was born blind and has special needs ...

Drop in Support for Gay Marriage Is No Cause for Alarm (VIDEO)

Matt Baume | Posted 11.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

2014-09-29-ScreenShot20140929at10small.jpgA new survey from Pew shows that support for marriage equality has dropped five percentage points since the start of the year, but there's no need for gay and lesbian couples to panic -- at least not yet.

Meet ABC's New Evening News Anchor

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 11.01.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Among the stories David Muir will introduce during his first week as ABC's "World News" anchor is one he reported about a generation...

WATCH: ABC's Big New David Muir Ad

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.29.2014 | Media

ABC released a snazzy new trailer on Friday for its incoming "World News" anchor David Muir. Muir is taking over from Diane Sawyer, who provided th...

Diane Sawyer Says Goodbye To 'World News'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.27.2014 | Media

ABC's Diane Sawyer ended her tenure as anchor of "World News" on Wednesday, marking another milestone in a long and iconic career in TV news. In a ...

By Her TV Absence, Barbara Walters Reminds Us of Her True Greatness

Richard Pérez-Feria | Posted 10.22.2014 | Entertainment
Richard Pérez-Feria

Barbara Walters may be a personal hero, yes, but she's also the best television journalist in the history of the world. So as she leaves public life at the height of the party, I hope this living legend, this television icon, this class act, takes a final, glorious bow.

ABC News Apologizes For Ghoulish Robin Williams Choice

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 08.13.2014 | Media

ABC News has apologized to viewers for showing live footage of Robin Williams' home after he was found dead on Monday. The beloved actor and comedi...

Jack Mirkinson

ABC's Gaza Reporter Talks 'Awful, Tragic, Heartbreaking' Story

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.25.2014 | Media

For ABC's Alexander Marquardt, there is no comparison. The current bloodshed in Gaza is the most difficult conflict he has ever covered. "There are...

Indiana University Introduces Student-Athlete Bill of Rights

Robby Benson | Posted 09.13.2014 | Sports
Robby Benson

Lost in the shadows of towering headlines about LeBron's return home, the World Cup, and the All-Star Game, there is a headline not nearly as sexy, that will change the landscape for all student athletes across our nation.

Sawyer Blunder Indicative of Gaping Deficiency in American Journalism

Deanna Othman | Posted 09.10.2014 | Media
Deanna Othman

The dehumanization of Palestinians, the denial of their positions as victims -- as the occupied, as the underclass in an apartheid system -- is the standard narrative parroted by mainstream media. Sawyer's blunder is indicative of a far more noxious bias that stealthily creeps into all reporting on the Palestinian people.

WATCH: Diane Sawyer Apologizes To Viewers For Major Israel-Palestine Error

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.10.2014 | Media

Diane Sawyer apologized to her viewers on Thursday for an error she made about the current violence in Palestine and Israel on her Tuesday show. Wh...

ABC News Apologizes After Making Big Israel-Palestine Error

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.10.2014 | Media

ABC News has said it will correct an error it made on Tuesday's edition of "World News," when it mischaracterized a picture of a Palestinian family de...

Diane Sawyer Gets More Good News

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.01.2014 | Media

ABC's "World News with Diane Sawyer" continued its recent streak of good ratings luck on Tuesday. The show squeaked past its biggest rival, "NBC Ni...