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Underwater Oil Plumes In Gulf EXPOSED By ABC News (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ABC News has new video showing oil plumes 40 miles out in the ocean, just southwest of the Deepwater Horizon. So far, three large underwater islands o...

Shahram Amiri Defects To US: Missing Iranian Nuclear Scientist Helping CIA, Reports ABC News

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) WASHINGTON — An Iranian nuclear scientist who had been reported missing since last summer has defected to the U.S. and is assisting the CIA...

Jesus Rifles -- The Resurrection

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Chris Rodda

Everybody remember those Jesus Rifles? The rifles being used by our troops in Iraq in Afghanistan that have Bible verse inscriptions on their sights? The sights whose manufacturer, Trijicon, was going to be sending the military modification kits for to remove these inscriptions? Well, this isn't going exactly as expected.

Union Busting, Bloomberg Sale Looming at ABC News?

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

Turmoil continues at troubled ABC News. Morale among employees was already low after President David Westin's announcement that their ranks are to be decimated as part of a "new digital day."

Is the Medium the Message? Discrimination and the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Tom Shales Viciously Reviews Christiane Amanpour, ABC Responds

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Washington Post TV critic Tom Shales' critique of Christiane Amanpour as ABC's choice for "This Week" host is so vicious, the network has chosen to re...

Is the Medium the Message? Sanitization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

The Bee Swarm

Dave Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Dave Snyder

The cold, dizzly weather Chicago's been having lulled Liam and I into a false sense of security, as we hadn't seen much action from the hives. Today's swarm was a rude awakening.

Christiane Amanpour To Host 'This Week' On ABC

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Christiane Amanpour has been named the anchor of ABC's Sunday morning public affairs program, "This Week." "I am delighted to announce that Christian...

ABC Paid Casey Anthony Family $200,000

TVNewser | Chris Ariens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In an Orlando courtroom this morning, it was revealed that ABC News has paid $200,000 to the family of murdered toddler Caylee Anthony, with the money...

Christiane Amanpour, ABC 'Close To Deal' For 'This Week'

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Christiane Amanpour has gone from "50/50" to "close to a deal" with ABC. The New York Times' Bill Carter reports that the CNN international correspon...

Is the Medium the Message? The Dehumanization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Christiane Amanpour Offered 'This Week' Hosting Job On ABC

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Christiane Amanpour has been offered the job hosting ABC News' "This Week," FishbowlDC reports. Amanpour is said to have told her CNN colleagues abou...

ABC News Paywall: Network Plans To Charge Online By June

PaidContent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ABC News Digital executives are currently putting together a formal paywall strategy with expectations of having some concrete ideas for ways to charg...

Is the Medium the Message? The Politicalization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Geraldo Rivera, Tim Zagat, Amy Goodman, Stephen Cannell, and many others to see what they had to say about the changing face of our news media.

Kate Snow Leaving ABC For NBC

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Kate Snow is leaving ABC News for NBC's "Dateline." Snow, the weekend co-anchor of "Good Morning America" will join NBC News this spring, and will ac...

ABC News Acknowledges Mini-Mistake In Toyota Report

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — For the want of a better two-second picture of a tachometer, ABC News has called into question its reporting on acceleration problems...

Is the Medium the Message? The New Media News

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? The New Media Watchdogs

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Jaycee Dugard Video: ABC Lands New Footage Of Kidnap Victim

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — ABC says it will air home video Friday of kidnapping victim Jaycee Dugard, who was rescued last August after 18 years in captivity. ...

Think Again: On TV News, "Right" Makes Right

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

ABC News apparently thinks it's appropriate to invite former political advisor to George W. Bush, Matthew Dowd, to guest host ABC's This Week next week.

Is the Medium the Message? Trivialization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

New World News Tonight

Steve Proffitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Steve Proffitt

An exclusive sneak peak at what ABC's World News Tonight will look like after the News Division completes its transition to a leaner and meaner "digit...

Matthew Dowd Guest-Hosting 'This Week' On ABC

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

While ABC's "This Week" continues to search for a permanent host, former Bush strategist Matthew Dowd will guest-host the program this Sunday. Dowd i...

Is the Medium the Message? The Medium is Entertainment: Hollywood and the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...