Despite all this history, CNN's leaders have decided that the best way to solve their rating problems is to send Cooper and Gupta back to Haiti, even though a lot of the action there has ended.
Cooper's success can be traced back to his unconventional approach and to trusting his instincts. The same could be said for his reporting style.
Watching the Senate Armed Services Committee hearings on repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell, I couldn't help feeling relief John McCain was soundly beate...
Just about every survivor in Haiti can be expected to be going through a very personal grieving process and many will experience at least some symptoms of post traumatic stress.
The coverage from Haiti is disaster porn -- it's completely exploitative and voyeuristic, rather than contextualized to tell the larger story of the tragedy of Haiti that has always existed.
Media types are there to keep themselves and their hefty paychecks forthcoming, egged on by the networks' need to create controversy. How else will they get the viewers to watch, and thus generate valuable ad revenue?
We have a president who understands the politics of campaigning but not the politics of governing.
The international outpouring of help displays humanity's better angels -- a global sense of grief and sympathy.
I cannot believe that if the public preferred Conan over Dave they wouldn't have switched to NBC from whatever prime-time network they'd been watching.
Has CNN just given up targeting a mass audience in lieu of a niche one? Anyone who watched Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin co-host The Gayest New Year's Eve Bash Of All Time might have been wondering.
Should the Salahis be boiled, flogged, or has the media made it much more than it really was?
American television news is returning to its roots as an information wasteland. Pretty faces with largely empty heads read teleprompters and mug for t...
How independent can we really expect any mainstream media reports to be on any story that relates to the military if it has already decided who is good and who is evil?
Most violent criminals are not mentally ill or psychotic at all. They are evil and should be held responsible for their actions.
As late as 1970 no apartment sale in New York had ever exceeded $1,000,000. At today's River House, indeed, there is none for less.
Mass murders have become a depressingly familiar punctuation in the rhythm of modern day American despair.