Fox News Channel is eliminating one of Shepard Smith’s two daily newscasts and putting him in charge of a breaking news team where he will travel more to stories and break into other Fox shows with special reports.
Fox News Channel’s Bill O’Reilly is apologizing for incorrectly claiming that no Republicans were invited to participate in ceremonies marking the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for civil rights.
David Shuster is the latest on-screen personality to join Al Jazeera’s roster.
Sheila MacVicar, a longtime London-based correspondent for American television networks, is the latest hire at Al Jazeera America. The news network that plans to launch next month and has been hiring personnel for offices in New York and Washington, and on Monday announced MacVicar’s job. Other contributors include former CNN anchors Soledad O’Brien and Ali […]
By DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK (AP) — CNN boss Jeff Zucker said Friday that criticism that his network underplayed the Egyptian coup in favor of the George Zimmerman murder trial is “a bunch of bunk.” “I feel increasingly comfortable and confident that we got it in the right balance,” said Zucker, who is marking his […]
Tony from Tampa’s call to Rush Limbaugh was going like many others to Limbaugh’s show: The caller complained about President Obama taking too many days off, mocked “windmills and solar panels,” and accused Obama supporters of Leninism. And then something weird happened: Limbaugh appeared to take a shot at Fox News.
This week, the panelists on Fox News Channel’s unexpected ensemble hit, “The Five,” mark two years on the air — or 22 months longer than planned.
Fox News is doing the prime-time shuffle. The cable network announced Tuesday that Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly will be moving into the prime-time line-up, where she will be featured in some “as yet unspecified capacity,” according to the press release. Kelly, who hosts the daytime program “America Live,” is currently out on maternity leave. […]
Former CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien has reached a deal with Al Jazeera America in which she will contribute short segments and her production company, Starfish Media Group, will produce hour-long documentary specials.
HLN network chief executive Scot Safon resisted any impulse to call his boss, Jeff Zucker, to say “What are you doing to me?” when he learned that CNN scheduled a nightly hour on the George Zimmerman murder trial for the same time HLN was airing one.