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Climate Change Gets More Air Time On Some TV News Shows

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– So far, 2014 has seen a renewed interest in climate change on the Sunday morning political talk shows. In just the first six months of...

The Shocking Lack Of Diversity On This Week's Sunday Shows

Think Progress | Posted 06.16.2014 | Black Voices

The Sunday political talk shows have drawn repeated criticism for filling their lineups with disproportionately white, male guests. But if this week...

'Meet The Press' Continues To Fall

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.08.2014 | Media

"Meet the Press" was the third place Sunday morning show for the fourth week in a row. The NBC News program fell once again to ABC News’ “This ...

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.

David Gregory Slams 'Psychological Consultant' Report

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 04.25.2014 | Media

"Meet the Press" host David Gregory responded Friday to the recent report that NBC News hired a "psychological consultant" for him. The article, w...

NBC News President Stands By David Gregory

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.24.2014 | Media

NBC News President Deborah Turness is standing by David Gregory amidst recent reports that the "Meet the Press" host may be struggling at the network....

What's Wrong With Meet The Press

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.21.2014 | Media
Chris Weigant

There is absolutely no danger of Meet The Press being cancelled. The show will go on. Sooner or later, though -- after exhausting all possible format gimmicks -- the higher-ups at NBC may finally realize they chose the wrong guy to host it when Russert died.

NBC News Makes Bizarre Move To Boost David Gregory's Ratings

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 04.21.2014 | Media

A new report from The Washington Post on Monday featured David Gregory discussing the "Meet the Press" ratings slide, and hinted at the kind of pressu...

Coaching Contracts: Should Athletics Trump Academics?

Dr. Matt Wilson | Posted 06.14.2014 | College
Dr. Matt Wilson

What if a coach's potential athletic incentives were tied to the team's APR or graduation rate benchmarks?

Boston Marathon Survivor Storms Off 'Meet The Press' Set Crying After Show Uses Bombers' Names

AP | Posted 06.11.2014 | Media

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston Marathon bombing survivor says in a tweet that she left a Boston television studio in tears before a taping of NBC's "Meet th...

'Meet The Press' Ratings Continue To Tumble

Posted 03.27.2014 | Media

Meet the third-place Sunday morning news show. Politico reported that 'Meet The Press' continued its ratings slide last week, finishing a distant t...

Michael Calderone

NBC News 'Doubling Down' On David Gregory

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.20.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- David Gregory has heard the rumors, too. "This comes with the territory. I understand it," Gregory told The Huffington Post on Wednesda...

David Gregory's Major Woes

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.20.2014 | Media

Poor David Gregory. March has not been kind to the somewhat beleaguered "Meet The Press" host. On Thursday, Politico reported that "MTP" came in th...

'Meet The Press' Woes Continue

Politico | Posted 03.20.2014 | Media

NBC's "Meet The Press" finished a distant third-place in both total viewers and the 25-54 demo this week, according to newly released Nielsen ratings....

Jack Mirkinson

'Meet The Press' Shows Us Exactly How Not To Cover Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.15.2014 | Media

On Friday, "Meet the Press" host David Gregory sent out this tweet: Plus - only on #MTP: Debating Climate change w/ Bill Nye @TheScienceGuy and Vic...

Chuck Todd: White House 'Very Controlling' Of Press Relations

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 01.24.2014 | Media

NBC News' Chuck Todd remarked on Friday's "Morning Joe" that the White House has been "very controlling" in its relations with the media. Todd's c...

The Sunday Shows' Super-Weak Snowden Questions

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media

In a new interview with the New Yorker, Edward Snowden called out the Sunday morning shows for the way they handled politicians' claims that he was wo...

White House Press Access

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Limited press access to the president and White House events is an important issue that goes right to the heart of America's democratic principles.

WMD Guilt? With Obamacare, The Press Keeps Trying to Minimize Iraq War

Eric Boehlert | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Suggesting that Obama's six-week health care crisis puts him in the same position of Bush following the Iraq invasion softens not only the magnitude of Bush's failures, but the media's as well. It's an effort to downplay the massive missteps that led to the war.

BOTH SIDES NOW: FDR and Machiavelli on Obamacare's Stumbles

HuffPost Radio | Posted 11.18.2013 | Media
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg Matalin, Reagan and Green debate Obamacare's failed rollout and the GOP's flawless inaction. The panel also discusses how CBS turned Benghazi from a tragedy into a hoax, as well as "Harvard on the Potomac."

Jason Linkins

Chris Christie Receives Nationally-Televised Mani-Pedi From Four Sunday Morning Political Show Hosts

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

In Washington, D.C., "the Full Ginsburg" refers to the act of appearing on every one of the Sunday morning political chat shows on the same Sunday. It...

Obama, The Press, And the 'Leadership' Charade

Eric Boehlert | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Isn't there a strong argument to be made that, by staring down the radicals inside the Republican Party who closed the government down in search of political ransom, Obama unequivocally led? And that he led on behalf of the majority of Americans who disapproved of the shutdown?

Jason Linkins

Here's How A Ted Cruz Interview Would Go If He'd Just Get To The Point Already

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

As Cruz has demonstrated troubles with prolixity -- and because these troubles make everyone's life a little harder -- I am going to boil his answers ...

More Bad News For David Gregory

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.28.2013 | Media

The ratings challenges facing NBC News were thrown sharply into focus on Friday, as the network received two pieces of bad news about their viewing fi...

House Republicans: 'Yee-Haw! We're Shuttin' Down the Gov'mint!'

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 11.23.2013 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

It's hard to believe that "the American people" are so upset about the mild reforms contained in the ACA that they're demanding a government shut down and a default on the national debt to stop it. No wonder Congress' approval rating is the lowest in decades.