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Christiane Amanpour Makes 'This Week' Debut

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Saying she's "eager to open a window on the world," ABC's Christiane Amanpour has joined the company of Sunday political talk hosts. ...

ABC News To Air Specials On 'Islam In America'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ABC News announced that it will air two episodes on "Islam in America" in the wake of the controversy over the proposed Islamic center near Ground Zer...

'Nightline' Beats Leno, Letterman In 2009-2010 Ratings

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Letterman-Leno rivalry may get the most attention, but in the past year, ABC's "Nightline" has become the real late-night ratings champion. Ratin...

Parents Are Stealing Their Children's Credit

Posted 02.13.2014 | Business

As if the young didn't have enough privacy issues to worry about. Good Morning America reports an alarming new trend of desperate parents stealing ...

Did YouTube's 'Life In A Day' Gallery Copy ABC News' iPad App? (PICTURES)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

As Mashable reports, YouTube has just unveiled an interactive gallery for its "Life in a Day" project, which aimed to produce an "experimental documen...

ABC News President Resigns

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Story by David Bauder, Associated Press; Memos below obtained by Huffington Post NEW YORK — ABC News President David Westin, the longest-reigni...

How Diane Sawyer Has Changed 'World News'

Howard Kurtz | Howard Kurtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In six months as anchor of "World News," the longtime morning star hasn't changed the newscast's second-place status, but she has brought a sharper ed...

ABC News Skypes Interviews on the Cheap

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

ABC News' decision to ground its fleet of correspondents and turn them into a team of journalist/telemarketers who tell stories through webcams threatens to further erode what's left of TV journalism.

Departing 'GMA' Anchor Makes Surprising Confession

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Bill Weir said goodbye to "Good Morning America" Sunday, after spending almost six years co-hosting the weekend edition of the ABC morning show. Weir ...

Amanpour Bringing New Faces To 'This Week' Roundtable... See Who They Are

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When Christiane Amanpour took over ABC's "This Week," one of the things she said she wanted to shake up was the weekly roundtable. You know how it lo...

How Did Amanpour's 'This Week' Debut Rate?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Christiane Amanpour debuted on Sunday morning in third place. Amanpour's first "This Week" averaged 2.25 million total viewers, up 7% from the previo...

Education Lessens Dementia's Effects: Study

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Scientists from the United Kingdom and Finland have discovered that a history of higher education both lowers the risk for and tempers the effects of ...

ABC News iPad App Debuts, Meant To Redefine News As Leisure Activity

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ABC News became the first broadcast news division to release an application for the iPad Wednesday. The network's app is more than just a website con...

Martin Bashir Leaving ABC

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Nightline" co-anchor Martin Bashir is leaving ABC for a job at NBC News. "GMA" weekend co-anchor Bill Weir will take his place alongside Terry Moran...

ABC News Employees Ratify New Contract

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — ABC News employees represented by the Writers Guild of America, East have overwhelmingly ratified a new contract. The Writers Guild ...

Bianna Golodryga Named 'GMA' Weekend Co-Anchor

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ABC News has announced that Bianna Golodryga will be joining the weekend edition of "Good Morning America" as a co-anchor. The business correspondent...

Oil, Obfuscations and Videotape in the Gulf of Mexico

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Though federal and state officials claim to be "forward leaning" in their response to the oil leak, is total and absolute transparency the order of the day? Or is PR serving to pull the wool over the eyes of a confused public?

Checking ABC's Factcheck: Scrutiny of This Week Better in Theory Than Practice

Peter Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Peter Hart

An evaluation of the record thus far suggests that even this limited attempt to test the accuracy of claims made on This Week has focused largely on trivial points and ignored more substantive and controversial arguments.

It Seems Fitting that as Palin Lies Again, ABC News Cuts a Quarter of Its Staff

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mitchell Bard

This weekend's Palin and ABC News stories -- lies and layoffs, respectively -- remind us that the sources of our shared facts are all but gone. And who wins as a result? Those who would seek to create lies to further political goals.

GMA's 'Exclusive' Andrew Young Interview Not So 'Exclusive' After All (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ABC's "Good Morning America" hyped its interview with John Edwards confidant Andrew Young as an "exclusive" — several times, in fact. That turn...

Muslims & Non-Muslims Hear about Terrorist Threat, Solutions at Harvard Club

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

An accomplished and diverse group of people -- Muslim and non-Muslim -- who share a common concern about growing extremism and the threat it poses to ...

ABC News Finishes Cuts With Mostly Buyouts, Few Involuntary Layoffs

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A brutal round of cuts at ABC News came to a close this week when executives laid off 22 employees Tuesday, a far smaller number than they had expecte...

VIDEO: Underwear Bomber Doing Weapons Training In Yemen

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) WASHINGTON - A video has surfaced showing accused Christmas Day bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab training with al-Qaida in Yemen. The video, obt...

McChrystal Profile Author: General's Decision To Talk To Me Showed 'Recklessness'

Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Michael Hastings, who wrote the profile of General Stanley McChrystal for Rolling Stone, said today that he wasn't quite sure why the general gave him...

The Truth About Antigua and Barbuda: A Response to Congressman Edolphus Towns

Kevin Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kevin Powell

Not only is Rep. Towns' statement a pathetic attempt at scoring political points, but it is also an outright lie.