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Sarah Palin Naked

Michael Seitzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Seitzman

If you watched the Palin interview and weren't scared out of your mind, then you're mentally ill. What you are not is responsible, informed, thoughtful, mature, educated, empathetic, or remotely serious.

Charlie Gibson's Final "World News" Broadcast Set For December 18

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Charlie Gibson will sign-off as anchor of ABC's "World News" on December 18, the network announced Tuesday. Diane Sawyer will assume the anchor's cha...

Did Katie Couric Fire Walter Cronkite's Voice...Or did the Cronkite family, make his voice "quit" Katie's show?

Stephen Viscusi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen Viscusi

By Stephen Viscusi Although I work on TV now myself, preparing for my own TV show "The Job's Whisperer" I started my career as a headhunter, then ra...

Katie Couric Should Be Fired!

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Call me crazy, but I deem Katie Couric's behavior, and the harsh treatment by Charlie Gibson, an egregious abuse of the public's trust and an affront to professional journalists everywhere. Fire them both!

Charlie Gibson: Can Diane Sawyer Keep Viewers After 'Buzz' And 'Attention' Fade?

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Charlie Gibson is going out with a bang — and is already casting doubts as to whether Diane Sawyer will succeed as his replacement. As Gibson kicks...

Alert The TV News Media: Obamanomics Isn't Working

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Diane Tucker

Ronald Reagan governed over high unemployment numbers, and he was covered by a hyper-critical media. Yet today, most TV news outlets are giving President Obama a free pass on equally bleak statistics.

Charlie Gibson's Announcement E-Mail: "I Love This News Department...To The Depths Of My Soul"

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Below is the text of the e-mail Charlie Gibson sent to colleagues at ABC's "World News" announcing his departure from the program. He will retire in ...

ABC Keeps Its Eye on the Franchise

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

Even though it's the summer, when other networks tune out behind reruns, ABC refuses to take a vacation from its marketing strategies, efforts and overall game-plan.

Charlie Gibson Joins Lil' Wayne On "Jimmy Kimmel Live" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ABC's "World News" anchor Charlie Gibson may not be as known for his comedy chops as evening news leader Brian Williams, but he showed he can hang wit...

The Nightmare VP Debate Scenario: Biden, Beware! (Update: Nightmare Averted!)

John Neffinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Neffinger

What if, midway through, Palin is doing okay, or better than okay? If you're Joe Biden, are you going to just sit there and let her play you to a draw - or beat you? On the biggest stage Biden has ever been on, is he going to let himself get shown up by someone everybody knows is an idiot? Or does Biden get agitated, and start looking for opportunities to attack, to pin Palin down, to put her in her place? If Biden stops playing it safe, all bets are off. He might be brilliant, but things might also go horribly wrong.

Night of the Long Pointing Fingers

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

Republican politicians all seem to be trying their hand at historic re-creationism to transform both the history and future of the Republican party into their own image.

The Dog Ate My Presidency

Stu Kreisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stu Kreisman

Wow. I just watched GW's first "exit interview" with Charles Gibson on ABC. Was this man actually elected President of the United States twice? (Okay ...

Post-Election: Call it Decompression

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

He did the strangest thing last night: He turned the TV off. There he was, still in the early part of the evening, with another hour or two of poli...

VP Debate: What Sarah Palin Didn't Do

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

I don't want someone who's "just like me" to be Vice President of the United States, any more than I'd want somebody who's "just like me" to be my dentist, or my heart surgeon, or my air-traffic controller.

As Palin Refused To Answer Questions, Ifill Should Have Pushed Back

Judy Muller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judy Muller

The debate got away from Gwen Ifill, and Sarah Palin got away with passing off folksy platitudes as substitutes for substance.

Fine, But I Still Think He Should Dance

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Charlie Gibson is shaking up the evening news ratings race — and apparently without my help. This week, "ABC World News" pulled in the most total vi...

Four Little Words That Can Return Charlie Gibson To Ratings Victory

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Charlie Gibson just really isn't all that knowable outside his little 6:30 TV window, but four little words can change that, and catapult Gibson back to ratings glory: Dancing. With. The. Stars.

Sarah Palin To Replace Patti Lupone in Gypsy?

Avery Corman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Avery Corman

A member of the producing team for the revival of Gypsy confirmed internal discussions for the replacement of Patti Lupone and Sarah Palin is a leading choice.

Sarah Palin: There's Just So Much To Remember!

Michael Seitzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Seitzman

Yeah, yeah, yeah - we're supposed to lay off her now, we're not supposed to draw any more attention to her than she's already getting. Sorry, can't do it. I'm no quitter.

Sarah Palin: The Beauty Queen Video You've Been Waiting For

Michael Seitzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Seitzman


On God, Palin Was Right, Gibson Was Wrong

Steven Waldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven Waldman

The Republicans are guilty of one case after another of egregiously ripping Obama words out of context. This time it's Palin's words that have been taken out of context.

You Want Real Change, America? Choose the Black Democrat, Not the Old White Republican and his Lying Huckabee-in-Drag!

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

With the GOP's Darth Vader, Karl Rove, as their Shaman and strategic guru, McPalin is trying to convince voters that it is they, not the Democrats, who are the real agents of change.

Watch: The Beauty Queen And The Bush Doctrine

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

YouTuber MinorDemon was inspired by vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin's performance with Charles Gibson on ABC this week to mashup the floundering...

Palin's Threatening GWAR on Russia? Dude, Totally.

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In her words, "we've got to keep an eye on Russia." And how! What a statement to make, and on 9/11, to boot!

McCain's Flawed Judgment

Murray Fromson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Murray Fromson

McCain's lack of judgment in choosing a running mate should weigh heavily on the minds of every American who goes to the poll in November.