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Kate Sheppard

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...

Iraq Hawks Are STILL Dominating The Media Debate

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.16.2014 | Media

11 years after the invasion of Iraq, viewers could be forgiven for thinking it was still 2003, given the seemingly endless stream of hawkish pundits a...

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.

Jason Linkins

America Is Well On Its Way To Tuning Out The Sunday Shows

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

Last week, Jonathan Bernstein, writing in Bloomberg View, issued a plea to America: stop watching the Sunday morning political blatherskite shows. I'v...

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...

Sorry, Congresswoman, I Just Have To Interrupt You

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.16.2014 | Media

Host David Gregory had a bit of a hard time staying out of the climate change debate between scientist Bill Nye and Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) on...

ARGH: Sunday Shows Never Change, Do They?

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.30.2014 | Media

Sigh. There is another Media Matters study of Sunday show diversity out, and, just like all other studies of Sunday morning shows, this one—which...

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...

Kate Sheppard

This Is How Little Time Television News Devotes To Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Climate change got more coverage on broadcast news in 2013 than in the previous few years, but the issue still didn't get nearly as much...

SHOCKER: You Can Have A Show That's Not All White Guys!

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.11.2013 | Media

Yet again, a report on the Sunday talk shows finds that they're dominated by white male guests (for instance, fully 75 percent of the people interview...

Did The Sunday Shows Ask Kerry The Right Questions?

FAIR | Posted 11.05.2013 | Media

Kerry appeared on all of the Sunday talkshows. But he was mostly not asked about the case for war with Syria....

Dave Jamieson

Colin Powell Gives GOP Stern Warning On Voter ID Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Colin Powell warned Republicans on Sunday that the strict voter identification laws they're pursuing around th...

Sunday Show's Perennial Senate Guests And The No-Shows

www.nytimes.com | Posted 08.09.2013 | Media

Senators often make the rounds of the Sunday news shows, and Republicans are the most frequent guests....

Jason Linkins

Hillary Clinton's Policy On This Is Stunningly Correct

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

Wondering why former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton never went on a Sunday morning political chit-chat show to talk about the goings-on in Benghaz...

Guess What? White Men Still Dominate Sunday Talk

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.05.2013 | Media

Despite study after study, it seems that the Sunday talk shows remain stubbornly dominated by white men--with two notable exceptions. The lack of r...

Jan Brewer Says GOP Should Be 'Pragmatic' About Taxes

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) said Republicans should be "pragmatic" and compromise with Democrats on a deal to avert spending cuts schedu...

John McCain: 'Shame On Ray LaHood'

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain said Sunday that the Obama administration's Republican transportation secretary ought to be ashamed of himself for blam...

McCain Insists Obama Should Invite Lawmakers To Budget Summit

AP | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain says President Barack Obama should invite lawmakers to Camp David or the White House to hammer out a last-minute deal t...

Hillary Clinton: I Don't Like Sunday Shows

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.25.2013 | Media

Hillary Clinton told a House committee on Wednesday that she avoided going on Sunday talk shows in the wake of the attack in Benghazi in part because ...

Chris Wallace Confronts John McCain On Tax Flip Flop

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace confronted Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Sunday for flip-flopping on tax cuts for the rich. Wal...

Michael Calderone

Obama Skips Sunday Shows Amid Local Media Push

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.05.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- One afternoon in July, President Barack Obama sat down for eight interviews with local TV anchors -- the same number he's had with the nat...

Sunday Show Guests Skew Conservative: Study

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.18.2012 | Media

The Sunday talk shows are tilted in favor of conservative guests, a new study by the left-wing media watchdog FAIR asserts. Sunday morning shows ar...

Study Confirms Overwhelmingly White, Male Cast Of Sunday Shows

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.11.2012 | Media

A new study confirms, yet again, one of the more troubling features of the Sunday morning talk shows: that they are dominated by white men. The stu...

Michael Calderone

Amanpour Leaving 'This Week' for New ABC Role, CNN International Show

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.13.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Christiane Amanpour will soon step down as host of ABC's "This Week" to take on a new role at the network, where she'll host about six pri...