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News the Media Missed This Week!

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

The media does a pretty good job covering the major news stories. Sometimes, however, they miss some. My mission? To search for the most interesting stories not covered by traditional news outlets.

News the Media Missed This Week!

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

The media does a pretty good job covering the major news stories. Sometimes, however, they miss some. My mission? To search for the most interesting...

Christiane Amanpour, ABC's 'This Week' In Talks

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

ABC is in talks with Christiane Amanpour for the "This Week" hosting job, Politico's Michael Calderone reports. Amanpour, the star CNN international ...

Think Again: On TV News, "Right" Makes Right

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

ABC News apparently thinks it's appropriate to invite former political advisor to George W. Bush, Matthew Dowd, to guest host ABC's This Week next week.

Matthew Dowd Guest-Hosting 'This Week' On ABC

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

While ABC's "This Week" continues to search for a permanent host, former Bush strategist Matthew Dowd will guest-host the program this Sunday. Dowd i...

Jason Linkins

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Today we will talk about health care reform for the 4,398th time in the past year on a Sunday because of the Health Care Summit where no one solved the problem but nobody killed each other either, so, win for America.

News the Media Missed This Week!

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

The media does a pretty good job covering the major news stories. Sometimes, however, they miss some. My mission? To search for the most interesting...

Arianna Debates Partisanship On ABC's 'This Week'

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

During the roundtable discussion on ABC's "This Week," Arianna responded to retiring Sen. Evan Bayh's (D-Ind.) claim that the major problem in Washing...

News the Media Missed This Week!

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

The media does a pretty good job covering the major news stories. Sometimes, however, they miss some. My mission? To search for the most interesting...

Will Jonathan Karl Confront Cheney's Crimes in His This Week Interview?

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Linda Milazzo

If Karl honestly takes Cheney to task in his interview, he just might deserve the This Week host position. If he does not, he'll remain an unremarkable hack enabling an unrepentant criminal.

Jon Karl & ABC Give Cheney a Sunday Valentine

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Linda Milazzo

Like every other corporate-controlled 'journalist' who's ever interviewed Cheney, Karl never confronted him on the accusations of un-Constitutional acts that have been lodged against him.

News the Media Missed This Week!

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

The media does a pretty good job covering the major news stories. Sometimes, however, they miss some. My mission? To search for the most interesting...

Jason Linkins

Dick Cheney On ABC's "This Week": What He Should Be Asked

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Musing on the GOP's recent efforts to provide unhinged fearmongering in the War on Terror, Spencer Ackerman took a look at the players in the game and...

Sarah Palin Lifts 'Fox News Sunday' Ratings, But 'Meet The Press' Tops

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sarah Palin lifted "Fox News Sunday" to some of its best numbers ever, but it still wasn't enough to knock off "Meet the Press." Palin's sit-down wit...

Sam Stein

John Podesta: GOP Criticism Of FBI 'Unconscionable'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic operative John Podesta on Sunday offered one of the most stinging rebukes yet of Republican claims that law enforcement agents mishandled t...

Barbara Walters Delivers 'This Week' Highest Ratings Of The Season

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Barbara Walters' guest-hosting gig delivered for "This Week." The ABC Sunday morning program saw its highest total viewer delivery of the season, ave...

Think Again: Court Disposes, Media Yawn

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

Crossposted with the Center for American Progress. With Mickey Ehrlich You may have heard of the recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in the ca...

Ted Koppel NOT Hosting "This Week"

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Ted Koppel's a no-go for ABC's "This Week." The former "Nightline" host's name had been discussed as a potential replacement for George Stephanopoulo...

Jason Linkins

How To 'Fix' The Sunday Morning Shows

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Jay Rosen, saints preserve him, has posted a "Simple Fix For The Messed Up Sunday Shows". Since Sunday morning is the time when I personally do penite...

Frank Luntz: Americans Are "Mad As Hell" (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican pollster and communications guru Frank Luntz joined the roundtable on ABC's This Week today to discuss the significance of the House passin...

Ted Koppel 'This Week' Host? ABC In Negotiations

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Ted Koppel may soon return to ABC News – this time during daylight hours. The former "Nightline" host is being considered as a...

As Anchors Change at ABC and MSNBC, Will Executives Ignore Diversity Again?

Eric Deggans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Deggans

Until you work on these issues, it's hard to appreciate how difficult it is to diversify newsrooms. But it's time for TV outlets to cast their gaze beyond the usual suspects.

David Gregory Gets Tougher: His Expression Says It All

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Carol Felsenthal

On the Sunday after Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab attempted to blow a hole in the side of Northwest Flight 253, the old Gregory was back: impatient, irritable, shorn of his mushy style.

Obama Aides Stand Up To Big Banks On Sunday Morning Talk Shows

nytimes.com | GINGER THOMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Striking a populist tone, several of President Obama's leading advisers on Sunday issued stern warnings to Wall Street. They said big ba...

Jason Linkins

Fixing The Sunday Morning Shows: Readers Respond!

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The inimitable Jay Rosen put forth a simple fix for the Sunday Morning politics shows -- "Fact check what your guests say on Sunday and run it online Wednesday." It's a simple, actionable idea.