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Ryan Grim

Something New Is Happening In Cable News

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.14.2014 | Media

WASHINGTON -- Channel surfers who stopped on MSNBC on July 11 in the 6 p.m. hour would have stumbled on something new in the world of cable news. At f...

CNN, MSNBC Have A Mixed July

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.29.2014 | Media

July was a mixed month for the cable news networks: CNN beat MSNBC in the key demographic during primetime, but MSNBC won in total viewers. MSNBC h...

TV News Is Just As Crazy In Other Countries

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.18.2014 | Media

Ever feel like US news shows are a more of hotbed for wild, gaffe-filled drama than a place where you get information? Well, guess what: it's not j...

The Media's Huge Diversity Problem

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.17.2014 | Media

People of color are largely underrepresented on top cable news shows, a new study from progressive watchdog FAIR has found. The study looked at fi...

NeoMediaCon 2014

Jerry and Joe Long | Posted 08.20.2014 | Comedy
Jerry and Joe Long

Let's be clear. Paul Wolfowitz should not be trusted to know the location of the sky. Douglas Feith is to imbecility what... well there's no need of analogy, Douglas Feith is an imbecile. And then there's Bill Kristol.

Cable News Is Just As Polarized As You Thought It Was

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.12.2014 | Media

There's no surprise here: conservatives and liberals are divided when it comes to cable news, according to a new study from Pew. Everyone expects...

Fox News Hosts Really Want The US To Attack Iraq

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.12.2014 | Media

With militants capturing much of Iraq in a violent sweep through the country, calls are increasing on American news networks—and especially on Fox N...

Jon Stewart Is A More Trusted News Source Than MSNBC, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.11.2014 | Media

Jon Stewart may not be the most trusted man in news, but he's more trusted than MSNBC, according to a new survey by the Brookings Institution and the ...

Rough Year For Cable News Networks

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 08.04.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — During some perilous times for the cable news networks, CNN is relieved to find there's still some resonance to the 1960s. ...

America's Best News Channel Is Owned by Arabs

Henry Tenenbaum | Posted 07.30.2014 | Media
Henry Tenenbaum

There are two obvious things (at least!) that will need to happen if Al Jazeera America is to succeed as a journalistic enterprise. First, it must find enough viewers to become economically viable.

TV News & Upworthy Are Transforming Us All Into Dumb, Ill-Informed, Simple-Minded Sheep

Michael Shammas | Posted 07.29.2014 | Media
Michael Shammas

For the first time in my life, I can confidently say that most news is not making us smarter -- it is making us dumber.

The Drama of TV News

Greta Van Susteren | Posted 06.26.2014 | Media
Greta Van Susteren

If a network wants to, it can destroy a talent. If a network wants to fight for that talent, it can, and not just with wimpy press statements -- no one buys those -- but proving it with what they do with the talent.

Writing and Reading: Powerful, Liberating and Potentially Dangerous Tools -- Why it Is Important to Educate Ourselves

Christopher Molaro | Posted 06.16.2014 | College
Christopher Molaro

We live in an era where information is becoming more and more available. That is a great thing -- most of the time. It can be very powerful and libera...

Brianna Elliott

Which Cable News Network Covers Climate Change Most Accurately?

HuffingtonPost.com | Brianna Elliott | Posted 04.07.2014 | Green

It is no secret that TV news coverage of climate change is far from perfect, even with outlets generally devoting very little time to the issue. And a...

Good Grief, TV News-- It's About Time!

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.04.2014 | Media

Geez, TV news-- it's about time! In a one-hour documentary on Sunday, Ann Curry will be reporting on an angle of climate change that is scarcely fo...

Michael Calderone

Cable News' Shameful Handling Of Major Climate Change Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.01.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -– The New York Times led Monday’s paper with an ominous headline potentially affecting everyone on Earth: “Panel’s Warning On Climat...

How News Can Make You Happy

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.27.2014 | Media
Melody Moezzi

I hear it all the time, from doctors, teachers, lawyers, hairdressers, accountants, you name it: "I don't follow the news. It's too depressing." While I understand the sentiment, I find its consequences far more depressing than even the gloomiest of newscasts.

Cable News Ramps Up Coverage Of Malaysian Plane Disappearance

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.18.2014 | Media

On Tuesday morning, Vladimir Putin signed documents to make Crimea an official part of Russia. Wherever one stood on the complex questions surrounding...

CNN Is Making These Anchors Fight To Replace Piers Morgan

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.17.2014 | Media

CNN is going to put four anchors in the ring and see who emerges as the victor in the quest to find a replacement for Piers Morgan. Morgan's show i...

CNN Is Seriously On The Defensive

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.13.2014 | Media

CNN has found itself once again on the defensive about its round-the-clock coverage of a news story with seemingly little news in it. But this time, i...

Ronan Farrow Does Not Speak for My Generation

Zack Simon | Posted 05.10.2014 | Media
Zack Simon

The show is, in every way, fashioned from the very cloth Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert have spent their careers assiduously shredding.

CNN Setting Up A Huge Battle

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.07.2014 | Media

CNN is setting up a battle of the anchors to see who will replace Piers Morgan in the network's coveted 9 PM slot. Morgan's show, whose premature e...

HLN Is Introducing Some...Interesting New Shows

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.19.2014 | Media

HLN is in the midst of a wholesale rebranding, and, on Wednesday, the network unveiled a slate of new shows that, while they don't exactly put the "ne...

WATCH: Larry King's Biggest Regret

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 01.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

News legend Larry King joined HuffPost Live on Wednesday to talk about his departure from CNN after 25 years as the host of Larry King Live, and the c...

No Way to Make a Career

Lowell Peterson | Posted 03.29.2014 | Media
Lowell Peterson

Welcome to the world of freelance employment. Welcome to the world of work without unions, without collective bargaining, without any industry-wide standards of employment or compensation or benefits.