Bill Cosby must have been feeling frisky. Arriving at the Madison Square Garden Theater for the seventh annual "Stand Up for Heroes" benefit this week, he wrapped Cindy Adams in his homey sweater and began to roughhouse the gossip columnist.
Pressed, lots of pundits agreed that getting Assad to both finally acknowledge his chemical stockpile, and to agree to dismantle it were positive developments. But that concession was eagerly overridden by the media complaint that Obama said the wrong things.
Over the past month there has been an important national discussion concerning discriminatory remarks about people living with mental illness in the media.
While I have raised my 12-year-old son with language around brain health that is proactive and enlightened, he still uses slang and terms that are offensive. Media and culture have won out over my endless efforts to be a role model and educate him on the importance of words.
As emcee at the Nantucket Film Festival's Tribute ceremony, at a former casino in Siasconset, on the island's far end, mild mannered Brian Williams br...
Scandals are not merely screw-ups, stupidities, mistakes, policy disagreements. They imply elements of willful deception, illegality, corruption or immorality.
Last year Camden had 67 murders in a city of just 77,000. Per capita, that is nearly as high as Honduras, the murder capital of the world.
It would be possible to cut the Federal Aviation Administration budget in a far less disruptive way than the sequestration plan outlined by the agency's administrator. Was it about grandstanding and budget hype?
NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams spoke about his career with Chairman of Loews Hotel Jonathan Tisch on February 27, 2013. Among many topics, Wi...
That's who Gilda Radner was and while it's somewhat shameful that the Wisconsin cancer center is detaching itself from her name, ultimately it's really up to us, the fans, to keep the flame alive generation to generation.
Isn't there a moral obligation at a company like Fox News to use its primetime hours to cover a massive, tragic, still-breaking news story?
Brian Williams and Ted Koppel are trying to tell us cable news anchors are biased and network news anchors -- especially those of yesteryear -- are not, or if they are, they don't show it. Really? Network anchors are not biased?
Will 2012's Republican women voters recognize this presidential election for what it really is for every American woman voter: a referendum on the very notion of what a woman can be in this day and age? I sure hope so.
Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert were on vacation, but Conan O'Brien in particular picked up the slack, not only having a great week on his own show, but also popping up in New York on Letterman to lay into Jay Leno in a way he hasn't done since everything went down more than two years ago.