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FOX BLACKOUT CONTINUES

AP | ANDREW VANACORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Some 3 million cable TV subscribers in the New York area were without Fox programming for a fifth day. The dispute over how much Cab...

It's Time to End All Blackouts

Brian Frederick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

It's time to put and end to the practice of using blackouts as leverage once and for all. But that's why it's all the more important to have someone representing the interests of sports fans here in Washington.

Fox Steps Over the Internet Line; But There's Nothing To Be Done

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Art Brodsky

Over the weekend, Fox committed what should be considered one of the grossest violations of the open Internet committed by a U.S. company. Unfortunately, there was no one to call them on it.

What's Driving American Journalism? Is There a Driver at All?

Robert Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Weller

Are there objectivity problems in the media? Is there any such thing as objectivity?

News Corp. Shuts Off Hulu Access To Cablevision Customers – And Turns It Back On

All Things D | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

One new twist to the Cablevision/News Corp. fight: News Corp. has cut off Cablevision subscribers' access to its shows on Hulu, the video site joint v...

Fox Blackout May Prevent MLB Playoff Broadcasts

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Cablevision, the service provider for 3 million customers in the New York area, and Fox parent News Corp. failed to solve a dispute o...

'Will They Get What They're Paying For?' -- the Best Election Flier I've Seen

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Loeb

In the wake of Citizens United, with corporations pumping in unprecedented levels of dollars through shadowy front groups, we need to make their spending the salient issue in every message we put forth.

Will Arnett Gets A Lesson In 'Taking It' On The Set Of 'Running Wilde' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Although "Running Wilde," the new FOX show from the creators of "Arrested Development," hasn't exactly seen stellar ratings so far, its stars aren't ...

Astoria Characters: The Trespassing Teens

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

There is a Catholic high school whose back faces my back yard, and when the school bell utters its shrill ear-splitting peal every afternoon, the Trespassing Teens, traveling in packs of two to 12, spill out of its front doors.

'Napoleon Dynamite' CARTOON Coming To TV

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Deadline Hollywood reports that Fox has picked up an animated series based on the 2004 cult hit "Napoleon Dynamite" for next season. The network is a...

An Open Letter to Rupert Murdoch

Brian Frederick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

Sports fans in several cities and regions around the country are in danger or have already been blindsided this fall by contract disputes between Fox and satellite and cable companies.

A Reality (and Sanity) Check for Progressives- Speech to Petaluma Progressive Festival

Cynthia Boaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cynthia Boaz

Transcript of my comments to the annual Progressive Festival in Petaluma, CA, September 26, 2010: First of all, thank you to the organizers of this e...

Victoria's Secret Model Talks 'Strange' 'Fox & Friends' Appearance (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Hilary Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Scroll down for images of the bombshells! Victoria's Secret models Adriana Lima, Erin Heatherton, Lily Aldridge and Candice Swanepoel swung by "Fox...

Amanda Terkel

Christine O'Donnell Takes Sarah Palin's Advice, Will Go On Hannity To 'Speak Through Fox News'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When former Alaska governor Sarah Palin speaks, it appears that Christine O'Donnell listens. Tonight, the Delaware GOP Senate candidate will be appear...

New Tea Party Media Strategy: No Media

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

A full-scale interview on one of the prestigious Sunday shows is normally the gold prize for a campaign. There's a reason for this -- it is free. That was then, though, and this is now.

The 2010 Fall TV Schedule (Still in Color!)

Spencer Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

MONDAY 8-9 ABC - Quran Burning With the Stars CBS - How I Lost Interest In a Show That Gags On Its Own Stroke-Inducing Pseudo-Cleverness; Some Comed...

The Disturbing, Changing Role of the Media

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joan E. Dowlin

I remember a time when the press played a very vital role in holding our political leaders accountable for their actions and their promises. I miss the old days.

'Stand Up To Cancer' Adds Fox To Lineup

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — A fourth major broadcast network and Jake Gyllenhaal are adding their support to the ambitious TV fundraiser "Stand Up to Cancer."...

New FlashForward DVD Set to Include "Blackout" Feature

Ben Berkon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ben Berkon

In entertainment news, the new FlashForward DVD set, which was originally released August 31st, will now come standard with a "blackout" feature so viewers won't remember how terrible the series was after watching it.

Chicken Feed for Brains?

Melissa Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Melissa Smith

Dan, didn't your mama raise you better than to say something that stupid before television audience, or ANY audience?

After Long Chase, Florida Bans Cruel Fox and Coyote Pens

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

On Wednesday, culminating a more than yearlong effort, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) outlawed fox and coyote pens, the g...

U.S. Jobs: Good News Is No News To Fox and Glenn Beck

Bill Lichtenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Lichtenstein

The growing number of private sector jobs and the cutback of the federal workforce is exactly what the GOP/Tea Party has been demanding. But you would never know it from their response.

Cutting Meat and Switching Hands to Eat: It's the American Way, Though Not in Films or TV

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Russnow

A relatively small percentage of Americans eat a la the Europeans. Yet almost all the movies I've lately been watching show American characters eating the "continental" way. The question is why?

Fox News, The Segregated Channel

Michael Conniff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Conniff

The anchors on Fox News--both male and blonde--are quite happy to bloviate non-stop when they beat the "left-wing" competition in the ratings hands-do...

Sports and Arts: Unlikely Pairing Until Glee and High School Musical Make It Cool

Freddie Gershon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Freddie Gershon

What sports and the arts have in common is building that part of an individual that has nothing to do with grades, SAT scores or traditional curricula, but has to do with resilience, tenacity and motivation.