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If I Still Worked at Fox News...

Eric Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Burns

I ask myself what I would have done if I worked at Fox now. Would I have quit, as the estimable Jane Hall did?

If It Were Me, I'd Be Embarrassed

David Vines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Vines

Last Wednesday, a media firestorm erupted after a seventeen-year-old girl named Jackie was interviewed by MSNBC's Norah O'Donnell while standing in line during Sarah Palin's Michigan book signing.

Glenn Beck Loses Claim Against Web Site Creator's Glennbeckrapedandmurderedayounggirlin1990.com

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A web site mocking Glenn Beck's integrity has won a claim brought against it by the Fox News commentator accusing the site of violating trademark righ...

The New York Times and Bloomberg Act as Stenographers for MSNBC on Anti-CNN Coverage

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Warner

Neither of two news stories made the connection between CNN's rating declines and the drastic change in its position on Time Warner Cable in New York, where 10 percent of America's televisions are.

Jimmy Kimmel Should Worry About the Leno-O'Brien Mess

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Brian Ross

Jimmy Kimmel, the also-ran behind O'Brien and Letterman at the 11:30pm slot, decided to weigh in with this weak Leno lampoon. But he should watch out -- the last laugh will probably be on him.

Obama On White House War With Fox News: I'm Not Losing Sleep Over It (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The White House's war with Fox News, which Jason Linkins has helpfully mapped out here and here, took a new, (and perhaps final?), turn Wednesday nigh...

Fear and Envy of Black Masculinity: How Politico's Jonathan Martin Mugged President Obama and Got Away With It

Ronald B. Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ronald B. Robinson

Almost all black men recognize the contemptuous look Jonathan Martin gave Obama on Thursday.

'Our Little Genius' Kiddie Quiz Show Premiere Yanked By Fox

AP | FRAZIER MOORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Fox won't be starting its kiddie quiz show, "Our Little Genius," next week as planned. The first two episodes have been yanked by pr...

Cat Fight in the Fox's Den

Jonathan Handel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jonathan Handel

The battle between Time Warner Cable and Fox is just another facet of an n-dimensional war between cable companies, satellite companies, websites, video-game manufacturers -- and, of course, the consumer.

"Glee" Even More Of A Hit On iTunes Than On TV

New York Times | EDWARD WYATT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Glee" might be changing that, drawing an average audience of about 7.8 million viewers, according to the Nielsen Company. ... What is more, the sh...

My Five Minutes on Fox

Nancy Jackson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nancy Jackson

I expected better from my recent Huckabee Show appearance, where I was booed and heckeled. After all, Governor Huckabee himself supported cap-and-trade just two years ago.

TV Review: The Cleveland Show

Catie Lazarus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Catie Lazarus

The Cleveland Show is simultaneously inventive and familiar in how it chronicles the adventures of a loving and garden-variety dysfunctional American family.

Fox Projected To Win November Sweep

hollywoodreporter.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

For the first time in the network's history, Fox is projected to win the November sweeps -- and win big....

Hannity: Jon Stewart Was Right About Protest Footage (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News' Sean Hannity responded to Jon Stewart Wednesday evening after the Daily Show host called out the network for using old footage from a larger...

Huh?

Dave Hackel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dave Hackel

Everyday the news is filled with statements that just don't make any sense. I write them down and then I study them later. Many still puzzle me. Maybe you can help me make sense of them.

Fox Should Pay Obama for Pitching It

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Some Democrats recognize that Obama's making a cardinal blunder in propping up Fox through the backdoor with his attacks. Fox, of course, giddily loves every swipe that he takes at it.

Fox Loves Conan, But Can't Talk To Him Yet

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

PASADENA, Calif. — If "Tonight" show host Conan O'Brien decides he doesn't want to shift back to a post-midnight time slot at NBC, Fox executive...

Jessica Simpson's Weight Mocked In Fox NFL Skit (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE 2: Fox Apologized A rep for Fox tells Usmagazine.com in a statement: "Burger King Corp. [the sponsors] did not have any editorial input in the...

Who Won Time Warner Cable vs Fox War? (I Know Who Lost: Subscribers)

deadline.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Jeez, my cable bill is more and more resembling the national debt. So anything that anyone can do to hold down what we have to pay has to be commended...

Free TV In Trouble

AP | ANDREW VANACORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — For more than 60 years, TV stations have broadcast news, sports and entertainment for free and made their money by showing commercial...

David Letterman, Sons of Anarchy, Grey's Anatomy, Dexter: Random Reflections on the Opening Weeks of the Fall TV Season

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

The most-improved broadcast series of the new season is Grey's Anatomy, and the most improved on basic cable is FX's gritty, riveting Sons of Anarchy.

Fox To Carry Obama Primetime Speech Live

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — A number of TV networks are announcing plans for live coverage of President Barack Obama's speech at the U.S. Military Academy at Wes...

Louisville's Nicole Fox Is America's Next Top Model

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Louisville resident and University of Colorado sophomore Nicole Fox is America's next top model. Tyra Banks and a panel of judges chose Nicole for...

Animals Finding Food In The Winter (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With winter fast approaching, plenty of furry animals are getting ready to handle the harshest snowy conditions. Check out these incredible shots of...

Cartoon: Nattering Naybobs and Noxious Nutballs

Shan Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells

With a few notable exception, broadcast news is a very scary place these days. What Edward R. Murrow would think of the current zeitgeist is unknowable, but we might hazard a guess.