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Intro Debacle at the GOP Debate. What Has Become of My Old Alma Mater ABC News?

Peter Lance | Posted 02.07.2016 | Media
Peter Lance

In December of 2002, when the legendary Roone Arledge passed away, I wrote a Counterpunch piece for the L.A. Times praising the man who not only set the gold standard for Olympics coverage, but gave us Monday Night Football and Wide World of Sports.

Too Big to Fire

Brian Rooney | Posted 06.20.2016 | Media
Brian Rooney

Honesty and integrity are all you have in the news business. I lost respect for Brian Williams, but not because he lied. I lost it because he refused to honorably resign.

Brian Williams - The Last Celebrity News Anchor

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 04.14.2015 | Media
Robbie Vorhaus

Gone are the days of Cronkite, Rather, Brokaw, Jennings, Sawyer, and now Williams. Mark your calendars: Tuesday, February 10, 2015, ended the era of the celebrity, legacy news anchor.

Why Boomer Aging Means Trillions of Dollars for Business

Brent Green | Posted 12.21.2014 | Business
Brent Green

Horrific outcomes predicted by generational accountants and economic doomsayers will not come true as foreseen, partly because the generations over age fifty shift paradigms, create new industries, abolish others, and ultimately reshape the social and economic landscape.

The 2016 Presidential Election Just May Be Determined by Reddit

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Eric Yaverbaum

When even the government can no longer be trusted to tell the truth, where can Americans go to find out what's important and what should be covered?

ABC News Reopens Beirut Bureau

Posted 08.28.2013 | Media

ABC News announced on Wednesday that the network would reopen its Beirut bureau. The announcement came as the Obama administration considered taking m...

WATCH: Pat Kiernan Hearts Peter Jennings

Posted 05.17.2013 | Media

HuffPost Live got the Pat Kiernan treatment on Thursday. Everybody's favorite NY1 newsman gave the network the distinguished honor of putting that ...

WATCH: Tom Brokaw On The Explosive Change That Altered News Journalism Forever

OWN | Posted 03.13.2013 | OWN

In the course of his decades-long career, legendary TV news anchor Tom Brokaw has reported on breaking news from around the world. In this exclusive c...

Why You Should Watch A Movie Tonight

Mim Abbey | Posted 01.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Mim Abbey

Most of us take a reactive approach to media, entertainment and art. We turn to these for many reasons, but not often to help us improve our lives in a proactive way. Yet there's a growing body of research that shows it has the power to do just that.

Dan Rather In His Own Voice

Tom Alderman | Posted 12.22.2012 | Books
Tom Alderman

We seem to iconize certain newsies which is maybe why we have two new biographies in audio and print about veteran television newsfolk: Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather.

ABC News Remembers Peter Jennings

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ABC News paid tribute to Peter Jennings Saturday on the fifth anniversary of the legendary anchor's death from lung cancer. "ABC World News Saturday"...

Muslims & Non-Muslims Hear about Terrorist Threat, Solutions at Harvard Club

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

An accomplished and diverse group of people -- Muslim and non-Muslim -- who share a common concern about growing extremism and the threat it poses to ...

Diane Sawyer Remembers Peter Jennings (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Diane Sawyer remembered one of her former ABC News colleagues, legendary "World News" anchor Peter Jennings, Monday night. Monday was the five-year a...

Vanity Fair's Coverage of the White House State Dinner: A Namedropping Guide

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

The author was obviously trying to put the 2009 dinner in context with how previous years' affairs went. But he may have gotten a bit carried away in including quite so many characters, even as afterthoughts.

Berlin Wall Newscasts 20 Years Later: Watch Brokaw, Jennings & Rather Report The News (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Monday marks the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, which provides a nice opportunity to look back at the coverage of the historic event...

John Stossel: Peter Jennings Thought "I Was Bad For ABC," Wouldn't Look At Me

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

He enraged not only the audience over the years, but also many at the network--notably the late Peter Jennings, who believed Stossel's brand of libert...

The Ten Best Movies About Journalism by Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

In the wake of the revered Walter Cronkite's passing, I've attempted to isolate the ten best movies about journalism.

Walter Cronkite, a Journalism Role Model

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Don McNay

Although I am sure that Walter Cronkite had friends in politics, he did not give money to political campaigns or actively support candidates. I won't either.

Leukemia: A Soldiers Souvenir From the Burn Pits of Iraq

R. B. Stuart | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
R. B. Stuart

Although SSG. Steven Ochs seemed impenetrable, he could not sidestep the invisible weapon that would course through his bloodstream five months after his third tour ended.

Are You Overeating Due to the Economy?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Irene Rubaum-Keller

Are you using food to deal with the current stress we are all under due to the turmoil in the economy? Do you find yourself mindlessly consuming foods you don't normally eat?

Larry David: "Help A Bald Brother Out" For 'Stand Up To Cancer' Campaign (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Sean Morrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Huffington post blogger Larry David of Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm fame has released a video in which he states "Cancer has many victims, I shou...