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Authentic Survival, Please

Josh Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Josh Bernstein

Take it from someone who has hosted over fifty hours of TV for major cable networks: Many of the most touching "wild moments" we see in nature documentaries are anything but wild.

Smear Job

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

The media got it all wrong in its description of James Lee. Environmentalism isn't about curtailment of life, violence or otherwise; it is about preserving and enhancing the quality of life.

Discovery Channel Gunman Is Not an Ecoterrorist if I Am

Andy Stepanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andy Stepanian

Instead of feeling relieved after Wednesday's crisis at the Discovery Channel building ended without injury to any of the hostages a small group of opportunistic pundits and special interest lobbyists salivated.

TV Critic As Terrorist

Roger Catlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Roger Catlin

The hostage situation at the Discovery Channel Wednesday, which ended with the death of the offender, shows the extent some people will go to complain about cable programming.

The Discovery Channel Shooter: James Lee's Rage Against Civilization

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

The battle against terrorism requires that we understand its ideational roots, not all of which are intrinsically evil or irrational.

Mental Illness Policy Forces Police to Shoot Mentally Ill James Jay Lee at Discovery Channel

DJ Jaffe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
DJ Jaffe

If you are mentally ill in Maryland, you are over 2 ½ times more likely to be arrested for it than treated for it.

Time To Help Discovery Channel Survivors With Invisible Wounds

Michelle Renee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michelle Renee

My job led to my being taken captive, held hostage, threatened with death, and taped with explosives. Sound familiar? I know about the realities of ...

Save The Planet Protest: James J. Lee's Demands (TEXT)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Save The Planet Protest" is a website allegedly belonging to James J. Lee, the gunman who died following today's hostage situation at the Discovery C...

James Jay Lee, Apparent Eco-Terrorist Hostage-Taker, Zeroes in on Immigrants

Mark Potok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Potok

The gunman holding hostages in the Silver Spring, Md., headquarters of the Discovery Channel has been tentatively identified as James Jay Lee, an appa...

James Lee: Discovery Channel Alleged Hostage-Taker (INFO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: NBC News reports that the Discovery Channel hostage-taker James J. Lee is dead after having been shot by cops at 4:48 PM. UPDATE: Police say ...

'Deadliest Catch' Tribute Airs To Honor Crab Boat Captain Phil Harris

cnn.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Discovery Channel announced today that it will air a series of specials that'll pay tribute to Captain Phil Harris, the beloved star of "Deadliest...

Palin's Homer Moment: Celebrity Sarah Confronted by Citizen (WATCH)

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

2010-08-09-palin.jpgFor someone who doesn't hold elected office and denies being a celebrity, Sarah Palin may want to get a "Constitutional Handler".

Shark Week -- Education or Just Entertainment?

Chris Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris Palmer

Programs like those we often see in Shark Week -- while they might garner high ratings and attract advertiser dollars -- all too often mislead the audience, exploit animals, and fail to promote conservation.

Greensburg, Kansas: From Green-town to Clean-town

Michael DeJong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
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Michael DeJong

After a tornado destroyed 95% of the town, Greensburg, Kansas reinvented itself by striving to become the greenest community imaginable.

Dan Abrams, Scott Pelley To Host Discovery ID Shows

Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The digital cable channel Investigation Discovery announced Monday that it is adding two high-profile broadcasters to its programming lineup: NBC News...

Animal Reality Shows Are Taking Over TV

The New York Times | NEIL GENZLINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

If you channel-surf with any regularity, you have almost certainly noticed that shows offering absurdly close-up views of nature, and especially of an...

Sarah Palin Being Groomed To Be The New Katie Couric: LL Cool J Wants No Part

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Media
Harmon Leon

LL Cool J: "Fox lifted an old interview I gave in 2008 to someone else and are misrepresenting to the public in order to promote Sarah Palin's show. WOW."

Sarah Palin's TLC Reality Show: 'Sarah Palin's Alaska'

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Sarah Palin's Alaska" is officially headed to Discovery Communication's TLC. The network that exploded over the last year with the help of "Jon & Ka...

Open Your Eyes To The Wonder Of Life

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Cathleen Falsani

Life, which airs in two one-hour episodes each Sunday night for five weeks, is a joint project between Discovery and the BBC and is the follow-up to the much-heralded, truly epic series Planet Earth.

Sarah Palin Teams Up With Discovery Company: An Unnatural Match? (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

In her next move, Sarah Palin is teaming up with The Discovery Company's TLC for a new series, "Sarah Palin's Alaska," which will take a documentary t...

Discovery Channel Pays Serious Cash for Sarah Palin Alaska Travel Reality Show

Kim Mance | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Mance

Reality show baron Mark Burnett has secured a deal with Discovery Networks for a reality travelogue hosted by none other than Sarah Palin.

Discovery's 'Life' Draws Network's Best Debut Ratings In A Decade

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The Discovery Channel's latest nature project, "Life," debuted with the network's best ratings for a new series in a decade. The ser...

LIFE Is Here (VIDEO): The Discovery Channel's Planet Earth Follow-Up Begins

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The moment has arrived-- LIFE is finally here! The 11-part Discovery Channel series exploring the animal kingdom premiered Sunday, and we at HuffPost ...

Discovery Communications, David Zaslav Darlings Of Both TV Industry And Wall Street

New York Times | BRIAN STELTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

That is a big endorsement of Discovery, especially considering that it is just one-ninth the size of Mr. Murdoch's company, the News Corporation. It i...

Moto, Is This Really the Future of Food?

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Meathead

Is a restaurant like Moto just the next logical step in the march of chefs towards Hollywood, or just a fad? Are these innovations or perversions?