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O'Reilly Addresses Beck's Future With Fox News, Beck Responds

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.05.2011 | Media

Bill O'Reilly said he didn't know whether or not Glenn Beck was going to leave Fox News when his contract is up in December. The question of Beck's...

MSNBC President's Message To Fox News

Posted 05.30.2011 | Media

MSNBC President Phil Griffin sent a message to Fox News in an interview with the Philadelphia Inquirer: we're coming for you. Griffin was speaking ...

CNN Soars, MSNBC Stumbles: See The Top 30 Cable News Shows

Posted 05.29.2011 | Media

CNN's ratings soared in the first quarter of 2011, making it one of the biggest winners of the last three months of cable news ratings. While Fox News...

CNN Vet Rips Anderson Cooper

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Former CNN anchor Aaron Brown had some harsh words for his successor, Anderson Cooper, in an interview with TVNewser. Brown spoke to Gail Shister ...

CNN Ratings Soar As MSNBC Lags Behind

nytimes.com | BILL CARTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CNN has been the big ratings gainer among the cable news networks during the extensive coverage of events in Japan and Libya in the last two weeks, a...

CNN, Riding High, Tries To Play To Its Newsy Strengths

AP/The Huffington Post | David Bauder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) -- CNN sent 11 crews to cover Japan's earthquake and tsunami, including headliners Anderson Cooper and Sanjay Gupta. Anchors Wolf Blitze...

Shocking Japan Quake Videos Deeply Affect Media Coverage

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Sometimes it's a fast-moving ooze: A street becomes a stream, grows into a river and then a raging mountain of moving debris. Sometimes, ...

Foreign News Suddenly A Top TV Priority Again

nytimes.com | BRIAN STELTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Propelled by revolution in the Middle East and radiation in Japan, television news coverage of foreign events this year is at the highest level since...

PHOTO: CNN's CA Map Flub

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It seems to be quite the week for graphics failures on cable news. On the heels of Fox News' Japan graphics goof--the channel randomly inserted a non-...

Ed Schultz: Beck A 'Liar' On An 'Ignorance Marathon'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Ed Schultz went after Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck for their comments about the Japanese earthquake and nuclear crisis on his Wednesday show. Limba...

CNN Triumphs (At Least in Most Demographic Categories)

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Last week's news numbers are the most substantial proof I can present that when major news breaks, occasional (non-regular) news viewers still turn to CNN to get the facts.

Anderson Cooper Flees Area Near Nuclear Plant After Meltdown Fears

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Anderson Cooper and his crew were forced to flee the area near the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan after a series of explosions brought the radiation...

EXCLUSIVE: Fox News Signing Former Sen. Evan Bayh As A Contributor

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: Fox News officially announced on Monday afternoon that former Democratic Senator Evan Bayh is becoming a contributor to the network. Michae...

Mika Rips Roger Ailes, Says He'll 'Dump' Palin

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Mika Brzezinski used the news of the rift between Fox News CEO Roger Ailes and Sarah Palin to criticize Ailes and say he will "dump" his star commenta...

Bill O'Reilly Writing New Book

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Yes, it's possible: Bill O'Reilly is getting bolder and fresher. The author and host of Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor" has signed w...

Why Aren't You Watching Al Jazeera?

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Frank Schaeffer

We Americans are so isolated from the larger world that we will always be a dollar short and a day late unless we find alternatives to our "media." Al Jazeera is that alternative.

Anderson Cooper In Japan: 'Should I Get Out Of Here?'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Anderson Cooper usually heads right into dangerous territory, but an explosion at a nuclear power plant in Japan had the CNN anchor wondering if he sh...

Megyn Kelly Named 'Anchor To Watch'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News' Megyn Kelly was chosen as the sole "Anchor to Watch" for 2011 by Broadcasting and Cable magazine on Monday. (Registration required to view o...

O'Donnell: I'm 'Filled With Dissatisfaction' About Limits Of Show

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell should be feeling good these days, but the MSNBC host displayed a decidedly pessimistic side in an interview with The Daily Beast's...

Cooper Rockets Up, Baier Steady: See Top 30 Cable News Shows In February

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News' Bret Baier and Shepard Smith have firmly settled into the top 5 of the cable news ratings. February's number show that Baier has had the sec...

February Ratings: A Good Month for CNN

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

CNN continues to lag behind FoxNews and MSNBC in total viewers. But in February, thanks to the upheaval in Northern Africa, CNN was the only one of th...

Jews for Al Jazeera!

William Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
William Klein

You should listen from what I'm saying, even if your rabbi would give you such a look. Watch Al Jazeera. Watch it all the time.

Demonstrators Overthrow Al Jazeera

MP Nunan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
MP Nunan

(Doha, Qatar) - In the latest twist to the wave of protests spreading across the Middle East, demonstrators have overthrown the Al Jazeera television ...

Cable News Ratings: Egypt and the Olbermann Effect

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

According to information supplied by Cynopsis, Fox News continues to dominate to the cable news ratings, but CNN and MSNBC finished in a virtual tie among primetime viewers.

Egyptian and American Democracy: Information Please

Frederick Thomas | Posted 06.02.2011 | Media
Frederick Thomas

In an age when most of America recognizes the need to better understand this interconnected world, our media's greatest shortcoming may be its lack of consistent international reporting.