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Fox Channel Being Investigated For Potentially Misleading FCC

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

New Jersey station WWOR, owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, is being investigated by the FCC about whether it misled the government about the scope ...

Have a Good Look, America, That's Democracy in the Making

Kyle G. Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kyle G. Brown

As America, the world's loudest democracy disgraces itself with gridlock and obstructionism, it's ironic we must look to the Middle East to recall the...

Cairo, the Pole Star of Arab Cultural Consciousness

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rizwan A. Rahmani

All Arab eyes are watching Cairo. But this time, with Al Jazeera present internationally, not only current Arab residents, but ex-patriots Arabs and t...

Misfiring on Arianna and AOL

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

There's a good reason for applauding HuffPost's deal with AOL, and the largess it reaped. For the first time a progressive media entity has actually attained what seemed an absolute impossibility.

Super Bowl: A Showcase for the Arts

Robert L. Lynch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Robert L. Lynch

It turns out that the influence of the arts may go far beyond the audience retention benefits of Glee: Green Bay Packers players had been adding a bit of the secret weapon of the arts to their own game arsenals.

WATCH: Entire 'McBain' Movie Hidden In 'Simpsons' Episodes

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Fans of "The Simpsons" readily recognize Springfield's Arnold Schwarzenegger stand-in Rainier Wolfcastle and his best-known action movie alter ego: Mc...

WATCH: Katie Couric's 'Glee' Cameo

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Katie Couric may have been a little behind on the Internet, but she's proving that she's down with the kids of 2011 by guest starring on the post-Supe...

The 'Glee' Masturbation Controversy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

'Glee' is an idyllic look at a happy high school choir meant for children and their parents... except when the sex scenes kick in. In a new profile...

WATCH: Stewart Calls Out Fox News' Nazi Hypocrisy

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

On Monday night's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart chose to forgo a big segment on Keith Olbermann's MSNBC departure (unlike like his counterpart Stephen Col...

The Political Talk World Is Shaken by MSNBC

Jim Worth | Posted 05.31.2011 | Media
Jim Worth

Olbermann's voice and voices like his must not be quelled if our democracy is to survive.

After Klein Hire, News Corp Makes $360M Buy Into Education

nytimes.com | FERNANDA SANTOS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

On Monday, News Corporation announced that it had signed an agreement to buy 90 percent of Wireless Generation for $360 million in cash, its first for...

Can They Save Fox Thursdays?

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — Fox's bold shift of "American Idol" to the competitive turf of Thursday night adds another twist for TV's No. 1 show in its 10th s...

Fox Rejects Super Bowl Ad From 'JesusHatesObama.com'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox has rejected a proposed Super Bowl ad from a conservative comedy site called JesusHatesObama.com. The ad shows two bobblehead dolls: one of Jes...

UH-OH: 'Idol' Premiere Ratings Tumble

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The season premiere ratings of "American Idol" were down sharply from last year's. The tenth season opener, which saw the debut of the show's new Sim...

Fox REJECTS Infidelity Site's Super Bowl Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox has rejected a Super Bowl ad from Ashley Madison, the online dating service for people trying to have affairs. Though the ad does not contain Ashl...

McCourt Divorce: Fox Network To Frank's Rescue?

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

As Frank McCourt mounts a legal and financial battle to retain ownership of the Dodgers, Fox has advanced him money to help cover the team's current o...

WATCH: 'SNL' Mocks Fox News' Attempt At 'Embracing Civility'

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Like all topical comedy outlets this week, "Saturday Night Live" was faced with the difficult task of commenting on the tragic events in Tucson. In la...

Details: The Hottest Golden Globes Parties

latimes.com | Matt Donnelly, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Let's hope the Beverly Hilton Hotel is reinforced in steel come Golden Globes Sunday -- each year the awards telecast brings crushing star power to Be...

Reading the Pictures: James Bond Aside, Beck Has Been Swinging Free For Years

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

If Monday's screenshot of a pre-programmed, rotating background on the Beck home page proved anything, it's that the right has no monopoly on people who can get worked up over very little.

PHOTO: Glenn Beck's Website FAIL

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Today wasn't the best day for Glenn Beck's website to rely on a random image generator. While the media goes back and forth about whether or not Fox ...

Only a Pawn in Their Game

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Spare me the shock. Violent talk inspires murderous rage. Tormented souls are precisely why such incendiary talk is so dangerous. And spare me the s...

WATCH: 'Bob's Burgers' Premiere Recap

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

"Bob's Burgers" premiered last night on Fox, and right off the bat, a few things were noticeable about the much-hyped animated program. The first was ...

Young Actors in TV Roles: Why Can't a Teenager Be Played by a Real Teen?

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

There's no reason why they can't find talented 18- to 20-year-old actors to play angst-ridden roles. It would make the stories that much more credible as the actors age in the course of the series length.

NPR: Temporary Victory for Free Speech

Robert Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Weller

During a period when free speech is under attack almost like never before in the United States, a small victory has been recorded. The background: A ...

Easy on the Eye, Easy on the Planet!

Anna Griffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anna Griffin

One of the more brilliant aspects of my job as Editor in Chief of Coco Eco is meeting amazing and inspiring people who are out there actively engaged ...