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Joe Klein On Debate: Romney Did Well 'If You're An Android'

Matthew and Peter Slutsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew and Peter Slutsky

After the debates were finished we spent time in the nearby spin room tracking down surrogates to get their impressions on the debate. Here are some ...

Joe Scarborough Makes His Predictions for New Hampshire

Matthew and Peter Slutsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew and Peter Slutsky

We just did a brief interview with Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, co-hosts of the MSNBC's morning show, "Morning Joe." We got an up-close loo...

John McWethy, Ex-ABC Newsman, Dies In Skiing Accident

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ABC News reports the death of their longtime correspondent, John McWethy: John McWethy, a longtime national security correspondent -- who, ABC News p...

ABC Cuts 3 Candidates From Its New Hampshire Debate

AP | David Bauder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ABC News is eliminating Republican presidential candidate Duncan Hunter and Democrats Dennis Kucinich and Mike Gravel from its prime-time presidential...

Primary Questions About The Making Of A "Who Is" The President Series; Or, Something Else That NBC, ABC and CBS Have In Common

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CBS News announced a new Presidential candidate interview series, beginning tonight, called "Primary Questions: Character, Leadership & the Candidates" wherein Katie Couric will pose ten Proust questionnaire-type questions to candidates.

Facebook And ABC Form Political News Partnership

New York Times | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Facebook, the popular social networking site, has become a full-fledged platform for communicating, sharing and advertising. ABC News is betting that ...

ABC's Martha Raddatz: Gibson Calls Her Gritty, But Some Nights She Wants To Be "An Honorary Man"

Washington Post | Howard Kurtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ABC's Martha Raddatz was taping a stand-up report in Islamabad last week when a Pakistani police officer grabbed the arm of a top lawyer organizing an...

NBC News Wins Ratings Race This Week. Hat Tip: SNL?

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

So! Here we have our answer to the question of whether hosting SNL would bring ratings magic to Brian Williams, host anchor of "NBC Nghtly News": Yes!...

ABC News' Woodruff Embarks On Second Career As Voice For Wounded Soldiers

New York Times | Jacques Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In the summer of 2006, as Israeli and Hezbollah forces in Lebanon were clashing, Bob Woodruff desperately wished to fly there to report for ABC News. ...

ABC News Retools Its Evening Newscast For The Digital Age

New York Times | BRIAN STELTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Huddled with a producer in an editing suite on a recent Friday afternoon, the ABC News correspondent Bill Blakemore enthusiastically helped put the fi...

Ringside At The Reality Show: New Kurtz Book Goes Behind The Scenes In The Anchor Wars

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The book itself still remains under wraps, but from the amount we've surveyed it looks to be a thoroughly engrossing, engaging and more than occasionally juicy read.

ABC Names Multiple One-Man Bureaus Around World

Hollywood Reporter | Paul S. Gough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

After two decades of cutbacks in international bureaus, ABC News is bucking the trend by creating one-person operations that will dramatically boost i...

ABC Spins Numbers To Suggest "View" Ratings Up

Fox News | Roger Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last week, ABC planted stories in various locales about how "The View" was booming with Whoopi Goldberg replacing Rosie O'Donnell. It's not true, tho...

Internet Celebrity Doesn't Translate: Amanda Congdon Let Go By ABC

Tech Crunch | Duncan Riley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Amanda Congdon, best known as the original host of Rocketboom, has been let go by ABCNews.com. ABCNews.com said in a statement: "It's been a gre...

Inside Ex-ABC Newsmans Con Job

Rue89.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

How could someone, in the age of the Internet, manage to fake interviews with world leaders without being caught, while working for the famous investi...

Ex-ABC Contributor Who Faked Interviews Was Intern, Not Defense Official

AP | JOHN LEICESTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The French Defense Ministry on Friday debunked the credentials of a former ABC News consultant who claimed to have worked as an adviser to the ministr...

ABC News Targets "To Catch A Predator"

New York Observer | Felix Gillette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"They fought back hard," said Brian Ross. It was Friday afternoon, and Mr. Ross, the chief investigative correspondent for ABC News, was on the phone...