CNN has received plenty of criticism and mockery for misreporting Wednesday that a suspect had been arrested in the Boston marathon attack. But in a Friday memo to staff, CNN president Jeff Zucker had nothing but praise for the network's employees.
In 1981, Bernie Shaw stood up to his bosses and the opposition networks and kept Jim Brady alive. He was right, the rest of us were wrong and he saved our "unique" credibility. It's too bad there no was no Bernie Shaw at CNN or Fox yesterday.
You might want to stand up for this: Sitting will kill you. You might say, "Joanne, that's old news. Where were you a few months ago when that was first reported?" My real answer is, "Sitting on my couch eating Thin Mints."
This morning's Washington Post provides the best reporting yet on the new CNN and Jeff Zucker's intentions. It's good reporting, but it fails to consider CNN's early years and early strategy. I created CNN as the antithesis of the then three major networks.
Are you ready for love? That's NBC asking. NBC rallied hard to find three eligible bachelors who hadn't previously appeared on The Bachelor -- a harrowing assignment.
NBC speeds up late-night transition: Jimmy Fallon immediately replaces Jay Leno as host of The Tonight Show; Seth Meyers replaces Fallon; Leno replaces Barbara Walters on The View; Walters joins the cast of Duck Dynasty.
In the coming weeks, this blog will explore the causes (and effects) of the slow, but steady death of Today's domination of morning television. Spoiler alert: It's not Matt Lauer.
In the next few episodes, Krysta and her incredible talent get to shine in the spotlight. So tune in and read on, as I chat with her about all that and much more!
In this ratings contest, you're now merely tying host competitors Jimmy Kimmel, David Letterman and Jimmy Fallon. Kimmel and Fallon especially are nipping at your heels. So, what are you going to do about it, Jay?
Ten years ago today the U.S. invaded Iraq with the goals of toppling Saddam Hussein, destroying its weapons of mass destruction (WMDs), and freeing its people. Now, a decade later, Hussein is dead, but no WMDs were ever found, and the country has devolved into a de facto civil war.
I stopped dieting at around age 40. Since I started dieting at age six, this means that I dieted for a total of nearly 34 years of my life. The reason...
Times are changing. And thanks to President Obama's support for LGBT rights, black Americans attitudes towards LGBT people are slowly changing too, but we still have a long way to go to end the bigotry and religious homophobia that still exists.
Television industry analysts warn about "cord-cutters" -- viewers who forsake cable TV subscriptions and instead watch the shows they love online. My question is, Which cord would these dangerous tech-savvy youth actually cut? Not the cord that connects them to the Internet.
Jon Cozart is part of second-screen viewing that my 19-year-old daughter loves. In fact, my daughter and her generation rarely watch conventional TV and get most of their content via a second screen -- YouTube, Google, Netflix and Hulu.
It does appear to many that anything Timberlake touches carries a little something called Midas Magic. For the most part, it's true. He's exceptionally successful in nearly every venture and here's why.
The star-studded opening was enough to cause the nine cigar-chomping, beer-drinking guys I was playing poker with to actually freeze an "All-In" raise, mid-hand, in order to watch it as it happened.