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Meet ABC's New Evening News Anchor

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 11.01.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Among the stories David Muir will introduce during his first week as ABC's "World News" anchor is one he reported about a generation...

Brian Williams Takes A Dig At His Nightly News Rivals

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 08.18.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Wearing shades as he walked back to work following a pizza lunch recently, Brian Williams ducked into Rockefeller Center and passed ...

The Evening News Is About To Be All White Guys Again

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.25.2014 | Media

After Diane Sawyer steps down from her role as the anchor of ABC's "World News" in September, the big three evening news broadcasts will once again be...

Evening News Ratings Hit Nine-Year High

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 02.11.2014 | Media

People often say that the nightly newscast is a relic of a bygone age, but most shows would kill for the ratings the Big Three shows have been getting...

Here's How The Three Nightly Newscasts Differ From Each Other

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

The Tyndall Report's annual review of the evening news shows the differing approaches that the three big nightly broadcast news shows take to the day'...

Gwen Ifill: "I'm Very Touched"

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 11.05.2013 | Media

NEW YORK — Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff didn't think much about the milestone upon being appointed the first women to co-anchor a national daily...

ABC, CBS Gaining Ground On Brian Williams

AP | By DAVID BAUDER | Posted 10.20.2013 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Evening newscasts on ABC and CBS are both gaining ground on market leader Brian Williams of NBC News, but that's one of the few thin...

Why Do We Take So Many Drugs?

The GypsyNesters | Posted 03.22.2013 | Fifty
The GypsyNesters

We are taking way too many drugs for dubious or exaggerated ailments. What the drug companies are doing now is promoting drugs for long-term use to essentially healthy people.

The Top 20 Stories Of 2012

Posted 01.16.2013 | Media

At least Mitt Romney won something in 2012. According to the Tyndall Report, the most covered news story of 2012 on evening news programs was the ...

Biggest Financial Scandal In History Is Getting No Airtime

Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.01.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

The biggest financial scandal in history has gotten all of zero minutes' air time on the ABC and NBC nightly news broadcasts and only a little more time than that on CBS and the major cable news channels.

Scott Pelley: I'm Going To Be No. 1

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 08.06.2012 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — As Scott Pelley marks his first year as anchor of the "CBS Evening News," he's got his eye on the top of the mountain. ...

Is the Media's ADD Hurting Our Country?

Abby Huntsman | Posted 07.13.2012 | Politics
Abby Huntsman

So, here we are: a world of commentators, Tweeters, bloggers, and citizens with one of the most powerful tools developed in the history of mankind (the Internet) at our fingertips, literally, but how do we plan to use it? And, what is our collective responsibility?

Comcast's Evening News: A Giant Promo Machine

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.08.2012 | Business
Richard Laermer

Walter Cronkite brought us the evening news for decades; we watched in awe. Uncle Walter packaged stories of import that made tens of millions stop, s...

Evening Newscasts On The Rise Again

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 12.17.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — There's new life in broadcast television's evening news shows, in part because of forces such as 24-hour cable news that were once th...

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...

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...

WATCH: CBS News Makes A Pretty Big Claim In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 10.11.2011 | Media

CBS' new advertising campaign makes an audacious claim: that the network "invented original reporting on television." The 30-second commercial deb...

CBS News Chief Takes Swipe At Katie Couric

Posted 10.03.2011 | Media

CBS News chairman Jeff Fager had some rather unkind words for Katie Couric on Wednesday. Fager was at the Television Critics Association summer pre...

Evening News Ratings Up Across The Board

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 09.12.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Viewership is up at the "CBS Evening News" since Scott Pelley took over as anchor in early June. Then again, the same can be said for...

Sawyer, Williams Respond To Couric's Departure

Posted 06.27.2011 | Media

Katie Couric's fellow evening news anchors reacted on Tuesday to the news that she is officially stepping down as the host of the "CBS Evening News." ...

ALL-TIME LOW: Evening News Ratings Hit Collective Rock Bottom

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

By David Bauder, The Associated Press The NBC, ABC and CBS evening newscasts combined for a dubious record last week: the average of 18.7 million peo...

Evening News Ratings DOWN Across The Board

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

All three network evening news broadcasts saw their ratings decline in the second quarter, the New York Times' Bill Carter notes. Both ABC and CBS sa...

GOP Leaders Play Games While Oil Pours Into the Gulf

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

We have real problems in the United States that have to be addressed. But how can we solve anything when too many political leaders are more interested in seizing on issues to score political points?

Evening News Ratings: ABC, CBS See Worst Quarters Ever While NBC Thrives

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The "CBS Evening News" and ABC's "World News" have just closed their worst quarter on record. The New York Times' Bill Carter takes a look at the fir...

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Max Kolonko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Max Kolonko

The hot head from Fort Collins reached his goal. We got a good show -- no complaints. Never mind the puking child.