It was a good year in primetime for everybody but CNN. On an annual basis, MSNBC was up 16 percent, Fox News was up 9 percent while CNN was down 2 percent.
Fred and I have spent almost every day together since he was weaned by his mother. At the Lundgren home, we are known as "Big Fred" and "Little Fred," but we both come to attention whenever my wife calls our name.
Is it any wonder that "the television sets of White House officials and lawmakers were tuned to the channel during the Arab Spring?" Inquiring minds want to know, after all!
I simply don't want to argue anymore with people who genuinely believe that cheap, easy access to guns makes us safer, when for decades the U.S. has suffered from more gun violence than any other western industrialized nation.
When World News did run the piece, NBC's Engel was described as some sort of generic news reporter while the 'NBC' affiliation was judiciously left out of the script and not mentioned once during the whole story.
The murderer of little children wore combat gear. What war was he fighting? Who was his enemy? Who gave him his marching orders and high-powered weapo...
The fiscal cliff Americans are being told to fear is really a fake cliff built on a cable news set, using green screen technology and computer generated imagery.
Every fourth November is a big month for news, because the election occurs, and the results are debated for a couple of weeks, then Thanksgiving comes, and the rating numbers collapse.
Arianna appeared on "Morning Joe" Tuesday to discuss a range of topics with the panel. The group talked about the fruitless negotiations between t...
Neither major American political party is capable of recognizing the U.S.' growing isolation from the rest of the world in facing the Palestinian conflict.
Thanks to organizations like Emerge, some female candidates have the tools they need to demonstrate why doing the right thing can be profitable and are more effective and obtaining funding for their winning campaigns.
The producers of Up With Chris deserve praise for breaking from the conventional model of a fleeting segment featuring side-by-side talking heads that reduce the complex situation to two parties who are incapable of transcending their hatred for one another.
The late Harry Cohn, who ran Columbia Pictures, famously said "Give the public what they want and they'll come out for it." The public must've wanted Obama for president, because last week they came out in favor of CNN and MSNBC, giving Fox News its worst week in a long time.
I watched two hours of MSNBC coverage of Obama's Grand Bargain without hearing a single journalist, commentator, or politician recognize the logical incoherence of his embrace of austerity premised on a claim that the austerity of the fiscal cliff was about to throw us into recession.
An election is one of the few subjects pundits opine on en masse for which there is an unambiguous outcome. Will we remember their accuracy the next time they express a fervent opinion on a subject for which there will be no definitive answer?
When we got to the last week before the election, I noticed a subtle change in the branding of this election by Fox. Outside of Bill O'Reilly and Chris Wallace, Fox was relentless in sending the message that a Romney win was imminent.