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Ben Sherwood

Major Media Does Not Rally Behind Pulitzers for Snowden Stories

Danny Schechter | Posted 06.18.2014 | Media
Danny Schechter

Bear in mind that had Snowden not done what he had -- and if Greenwald and Poitras hadn't done what they did -- we would not have learned of what's being done by the NSA in our name. If we had waited on the big media to tell the story, we would all still be waiting.

CPI Director Responds To Pulitzer Controversy: 'I Don't Take Well To Being Bullied'

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.16.2014 | Media

Bill Buzenberg, head of the Center for Public Integrity, joined HuffPost Live Wednesday to defend his organization against claims made by ABC News tha...

ABC News Chief Gets Big Promotion

AP | Posted 05.24.2014 | Media

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Disney says ABC News President Ben Sherwood will replace Anne Sweeney, the longtime Disney/ABC Television Group president who...

ABC News Chief Gets Big Promotion

Business Wire | Posted 03.24.2014 | Media

BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) today announced that ABC News President Ben Sherwood, who successfully steered A...

Journalists And Obama Staffers Who Are Related To Them

www.washingtonpost.com | Posted 08.13.2013 | Media

It’s all but a journalistic commandment: Thou shalt not have a vested interest in the story you’re covering. Otherwise, a personal entanglement co...

ABC News Chief Defends 'GMA'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.24.2012 | Media

ABC News chief Ben Sherwood defended "Good Morning America" during an interview with the Hollywood Reporter's Melissa Guthrie, which appeared in the N...

ABC News Announces Changes

Posted 05.01.2012 | Media

"Good Morning America" is getting a new senior executive producer, ABC News announced on Thursday. In a statement, network president Ben Sherwood ...

WATCH: ABC's Major New Ad Campaign

Posted 12.19.2011 | Media

ABC News launched an initiative to re-brand its news coverage on Monday, under the new slogan "See the whole picture." The tagline debuted durin...

ABC Will Cover Casey Anthony Without Its Checkbook

Shelley Ross | Posted 10.03.2011 | Media
Shelley Ross

The high cost of paying for interviews has nothing to do with the amount of the check. One can only hope that CBS and NBC follow ABC News as they begin to show the world you can put the toothpaste back in the tube.

SHAKEUP: 'Nightline' Cut Back, Jimmy Kimmel Moved Up

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — Jimmy Kimmel's talk show is getting a midnight start, courtesy of a five-minute sacrifice by "Nightline." "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" wi...

ABC News Chief: We're Going To 'Fix' 'This Week'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

PASADENA, Calif. — The new president of ABC News said Monday that his organization needs to work with more unity, and its weekend coverage of U.S. R...

WATCH: ABC News Staffers Make Scathing Video Attacking Their New President

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: An "ABC insider" told The Hollywood Reporter's Linsday Powers that ABC President Ben Sherwood "laughed off" a video attacking him. The source ...

Jason Linkins

ABC News Reports That ABC News Will Be Awesome

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Good news, everyone! ABC News just sent word of a breaking story -- an ABC News exclusive, in fact! -- straight to my inbox. So let it resound: ABC Ne...

'Charlie St. Cloud' Author On His Journey From NBC Producer To Fiction Writer (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Before "Charlie St. Cloud" became a summer blockbuster starring Zac Efron, it was a novel written by former NBC producer and Good Morning America exec...

Annette Soborowicz Delivers Baby To Sherwoods, Couple Passing By, On Daughter's Wedding Day

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When Kimberly Sherwood went into labor on Saturday, her husband Ben helped her into the car to rush her to a nearby hospital. In route to the hospital...

Choosing Optimism When Pessimism Would Be Easier

Jason Mannino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jason Mannino

With the election of Barack Obama to the presidency, there has been a lot of talk about "change" and optimism. Some even think we have been hearing ab...

The Three Myths About Plane Crashes

Ben Sherwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ben Sherwood

How can you survive a plane crash? After going through the FAA's plane crash survival school in Oklahoma City and interviewing many experts and survivors of plane crashes, here are four key tips.