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Sam Donaldson

Here's What Happens When Wall Street Runs Hospitals

Wendell Potter | Posted 06.15.2016 | Politics
Wendell Potter

If you think costs would come down if hospitals were all owned and operated by big for-profit corporations like Hospital Corporation of America, you might want to take a look at a study published last week by the journal Health Affairs.

ABC News Veteran Found Not Guilty Of Drunk Driving Charges

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 11.11.2013 | Media

Sam Donaldson has been found not guilty of drunken driving in a Delaware court, the News Journal reported. The 79-year-old newsman, who worked at ...

Sam Donaldson Arrested

Posted 12.20.2012 | Media

Sam Donaldson was arrested for a DUI earlier in December, TMZ reported Wednesday. Police said that the ABC news veteran and former correspondent f...

Michael Calderone

Why Do Journalists Still Flock To Conventions? | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.05.2012 | Media

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- On the morning of Aug. 30, Sheelah Kolhatkar, a features editor and national correspondent for Bloomberg Businessweek, made her way...

Michael Calderone

ABC News Veteran Defends Ousted Yahoo! Journalist | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.30.2012 | Media

TAMPA, Fla. – ABC News veteran Sam Donaldson offered his support Thursday for journalist David Chalian, one day after Yahoo! News swiftly fired the ...

Limbaugh Blasts Obama Heckler's Critics

Posted 06.18.2012 | Media

Rush Limbaugh blasted Neil Munro's critics — Sam Donaldson in particular — for suggesting that the reporter heckled President Obama because of his...

WATCH: CNN Host Rails Against Daily Caller, Interrupting Reporter

Posted 06.27.2012 | Media

CNN host Don Lemon railed against The Daily Caller and its reporter Neil Munro on his show Sunday for interrupting President Obama during his Friday r...

Michael Calderone

Sam Donaldson Rejects Tucker Carlson's Claim | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.18.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Shortly after Daily Caller reporter Neil Munro interrupted President Barack Obama's remarks on changes in immigration policy Friday, Edito...

Lights, Camera, Educate!

Zachary K. Pearce | Posted 08.29.2012 | Education
Zachary K. Pearce

When the lights and camera are cued, not only is a news show taking place, but an outstanding education is in the making.

Chippity Doo Da! How I Got My Daughter to the White House Selling Cookies

Cassandra M. Bellantoni | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cassandra M. Bellantoni

If you are facing losing your home, unemployment, divorce, kids going away, people dying, illness or any of the many ebbs and flows that life brings, do not let these events define you.

Donna Brazile: 'Larry King Is A Hottie' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Donna Brazile has an easy explanation for Larry King's marital issues: he's a stud. Appearing on "Good Morning America" Thursday, Brazile said she's ...

The Roberts Court Strikes Out: Legislators on the Bench

Michelle Schweiger Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Schweiger Schecter

Big business couldn't be more delighted by last week's decision in Citizens United.

Young Voices in The Future of News -- Connection, Conversation, Community

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

It's time for young journalists and, just as important, young technologists to show how news is expanding and being re-defined in a world under Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

Sam Donaldson Spars With Liz Cheney Over CIA Torture Investigation (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sam Donaldson and Liz Cheney spiritedly debated the decision by Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate whether or not torture occurred during CIA...

Monday's Late Night Round-Up: Miss California, Waterboarding, And Sam Donaldson Being All Crazy (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Patrick Waldo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The late night hosts took on the Miss USA pageant last night with Jimmy Fallon saying the GOP found their VP candidate for 2012 and Jay Leno mocking M...

Sam Stein

Sam Donaldson: I Want To Ask Castro, Before He Dies, If He Killed Kennedy (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Asked to reflect upon the coming end of Fidel Castro's time and regime in Cuba, longtime ABC newsman Sam Donaldson had one last request: to be beside ...

Caption Contest! Caption This Photo, Vote For Yesterday's Best, See Monday's Winner

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Sam Donaldson goofs around with reporters on the red carpet at Ford's Theatre on the bicentennial celebration of Lincoln's birth. Donaldson recently a...

Sam Donaldson To Retire After Four Decades At ABC News | Howard Kurtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Whatever else he accomplished in his 41 years at ABC News, Sam Donaldson knows he'll be remembered mainly for his bellowing voice. "I guess it'll be ...

Friday Talking Points [58] -- [Expletive Deleted] Blagojevich

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The history of profanity in American political discourse is an untold story out there just waiting for someone to research and write about -- although...

Why I Called It for Joe Biden

Joe Cutbirth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Cutbirth

The thrill of any debate comes in that one moment - and it almost always comes if you are patient - when one candidate finds a small opening and claims the evening.

Sam Stein

ABC Panel Tears Into McCain: Not Presidential, Age Should Be An Issue | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For John McCain, the panel discussion on This Week with George Stephanopoulos could not have been more brutal. Minutes after conservative columnist G...

Sunday Watch: In Which Skepticism Revives (But Not for Everyone)

Todd Gitlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Todd Gitlin

In terms of attention seized, McCain-Palin "won the weekend." Whether they won supporters is more doubtful. Judging from the top two Sunday shows, they didn't impress.

Sunday Watch, 8-3-08: In Which David Gergen Collides with the Straight Talk Express and Walks Away from the Wreck

Todd Gitlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Todd Gitlin

Washington fights sound petty even when they are deeply consequential, and neither journalists nor politicians have discovered how to make them sound as dramatic and consequential as they deserve to sound.

Sunday Watch: In Which McCain Is Not Greeted as a Liberator

Todd Gitlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Todd Gitlin

It was a delight to see Stephanopoulos nudge McCain to Iraq, getting at what is the most fundamental difference between the two candidates -- the grown-up test of independence from the Bush worldview.

Sam Donaldson: Nothing Could Be Worse For The Press Than Bush Administration

New York Times/TV Decoder | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LAS VEGAS -- No matter who wins the White House in November, the next administration is likely to be a lot more open to media scrutiny than the curren...