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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.

Corrected Nielsen Data Puts NBC's 'Nightly News' Back On Top

The Huffington Post/AP | By DAVID BAUDER | Posted 12.14.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen company said Tuesday its report last week that ABC's evening newscast had broken a 263-week winning streak by NBC was in...

ABC And NBC Duke It Out Over Evening News Ratings

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 08.06.2014 | Media

"ABC World News" just won the demo during the July sweep period, and they're celebrating. But not so fast, says NBC News. "NBC Nightly News" won t...

Diane Sawyer Steps Down As 'World News' Anchor

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.25.2014 | Media

Diane Sawyer is stepping down as the anchor of ABC's "World News," the network announced on Wednesday. She will be replaced by David Muir, the program...

'ABC World News' Beats 'NBC Nightly News' In The Demo

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 04.15.2014 | Media

"ABC World News" recently beat "NBC Nightly News" in the key 25-54 year-old demo for the first time in eight months. ABC News won the demo for the...

Diane Sawyer Has Reason To Celebrate

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 04.07.2014 | Media

Diane Sawyer has a new reason to celebrate. "ABC World News" just reached 1 million likes on Facebook, and it is the first of the network evening ...

And The Award For 'Greatest Threat To World Peace' Goes To ...

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

There's really no way to sugarcoat it: The rest of world believes that the United States is the country that poses the greatest threat to world peace,...

ABC's Huge Victory

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.29.2013 | Media

ABC News broke another big NBC News streak on Tuesday. Over a year after "Good Morning America" snapped the "Today" ratings streak, the network's f...

Diane Sawyer's Big Get

Posted 06.26.2013 | Media

Edie Windsor, the plaintiff in the Supreme Court case that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday, sat down with ABC News' Diane Sawyer ...

Diane Sawyer's Big Get

Posted 03.08.2013 | Media

Diane Sawyer will interview former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly on the two-year anniversary of the horrific Tucson shooting, ABC...

The Original Broadcast Babe

Posted 12.22.2012 | Style

Those iconic bouncy blowouts are unmatched.

'World News' Gets A Makeover

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.02.2012 | Media

"ABC World News" is debuting a brand new graphics package, logo and theme tune on Monday night. It's been a few years since the network's flagship ...

WATCH: Gas Prices Actually Increase During Live ABC Report

Posted 02.24.2012 | Media

During a rather fortuitous live shot on Wednesday, ABC News reporter Cecilia Vega actually saw gas prices jump during a report on the same subject. ...

Diane Sawyer Lets Loose!

Posted 12.06.2011 | Media

Diane Sawyer let her hair down Friday night, when she and her "World News" colleagues participated in a dance-off competition at the show's annual hol...

SHOCKER: Evening News Ratings GROW

Posted 11.20.2011 | Media

The 2010-2011 season just wrapped up and the results for evening newscasts are good. For the first time in nine years, all three major networks sa...

'World News' Gets A New Captain

Posted 11.15.2011 | Media

ABC News' flagship show is getting a new captain. The network announced Thursday that Jon Banner, who has been the executive producer of "ABC World...

David Muir Ratings Improve For ABC News

Posted 10.24.2011 | Media

David Muir's ratings are going up at ABC News. Since Muir took over the weekend edition of "ABC World News" in February, the program has grown its...

ABC News Launching Series On American Hunger Crisis

Posted 10.22.2011 | Media

ABC News will kick off a series called “Hunger at Home: Crisis in America” on Wednesday, exploring the growing number of American families who bat...

Katherine Fung

ABC's David Muir On Somalia Famine: 'It's Heartbreaking' | Katherine Fung | Posted 09.27.2011 | Media

The famine in Somalia has only gotten worse with each passing day. The United Nations is calling it the “worst humanitarian disaster” in the world...

Lucky in Love Meets Cautious Online

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 08.22.2011 | Technology
Hemanshu Nigam

It's comforting to think that everyone on dating sites is just as earnest as you are: looking for love and hoping to find a soul mate. Sadly, even the online dating world has scammers.

PHOTOS: Diane Sawyer In Afghanistan

Posted 08.06.2011 | Media

ABC's Diane Sawyer went to Afghanistan over the weekend, and will anchor Monday's broadcast of "ABC World News" from Kabul. Apart from her war reports...

Diane Sawyer Beats Brian Williams For A Day

Posted 07.03.2011 | Media

Diane Sawyer had something to celebrate along with Prince William and Kate Middleton last Friday—she won the evening news ratings war for the first ...

WATCH: Diane Sawyer Gets A New Nickname

Posted 06.21.2011 | Media

Diane Sawyer and her assistants took Facebook viewers on a rather hectic tour of ABC's D.C. bureau on Wednesday. In a web video which documented Sa...

WATCH: Obama Takes On Birthers

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says Republicans who are sowing doubts about whether he is American-born may gain politically in the short t...

Who Killed the Arab Spring?

Avi Spiegel | Posted 06.11.2011 | World
Avi Spiegel

The limited intervention in Libya averted a humanitarian disaster, but it also killed the Arab Spring.