Sheila MacVicar Latest Hire for Al Jazeera

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 […]

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George Zimmerman waits for his defense counsel to arrive in Seminole circuit court in Sanford, Florida. (Photo: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

Zucker: Criticism of CNN Zimmerman Focus Is ‘Bunk’

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 […]

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Rush Limbaugh Mocks Fox News? Not So Fast

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.

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FOX News Anchor Megyn Kelly (Photo: Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images)

Fox News Moves Megyn Kelly into Prime-time, Re-Ups Deals with O’Reilly, More

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. […]

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