Category: In The News

DEBATE HOSTS NAMED

The fifth Democratic presidential primary debate in Georgia will have four moderators, MSNBC announced on Wednesday — and all of them are women. Moderating the ...

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

A new book out today brings up some interesting points about modern Journalism. “Resistance at All Costs: How Trump Haters are Breaking America,” by, ...

GONE TOO SOON

A tragic story relayed to us by Amy Sullivan, the news director at Sinclair’s KGBT in Harlingen, TX…. Alex Herbst, a meteorologist and reporter ...

ANCHOR LAWSUIT

Rob Stafford, the veteran news anchor at NBC-owned WMAQ-Channel 5, said he contracted a rare blood disorder after he was exposed to toxic chemicals emitted by ...

UM…

A new study by the Media Research Center finds that CNN and MSNBC host Democratic Representatives and Senators seven times more frequently than their ...

NOLA TRAGEDY

The city of New Orleans is still reeling over the accidental of a beloved local news person. Nancy Parker, a longtime, popular anchor at ...

DOUBLE STANDARD?

We’re old enough to remember the times when schoolchildren would be escorted by National Guardsmen into newly-desegregated schools and would have to walk past ...

LESTER HOLT AWARD

Arizona State University is awarding its 2019 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism to Lester Holt, news anchor for NBC. Holt has anchored NBC’s flagship ...

THE ABC O&O FAIL

We’d love to know who that mysterious “overnight producer” within the Disney ABC O&O division was who “accidentally” posted the thinly-disguised “birthday card” for ...

SPEAKING OF RUSSIAN COLLUSION

A humanoid robot TV news anchor named Alex read the news yesterday on Russia-24, a state-owned television channel.  The silicone-faced anchor presented some run-of-the-mill updates — and even ...

ACOSTA HONORED

CNN’s Jim Acosta will be honored with the New York Press Club’s “Truth to Power” award, the organization said in a press release  Friday. ...

KING PLAYS IT COOL

While R. Kelly vehemently denied sexual abuse claims in a charged interview for Wednesday’s “CBS This Morning,” many in Twitter-land had their eye on interviewer Gayle King. ...

FAKE NEWS

China‘s state-run press agency has welcomed its first female AI anchor who will join its growing team of virtual presenters.   The female AI newsreader ...

BEZOS & TV ANCHOR

Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos has been secretly having a relationship with Lauren Sanchez, a former TV anchor and the wife of Hollywood talent mogul Patrick Whitesell.  ...

CANCER-FREE IN HOUSTON

Frank Billingsley, chief meteorologist at Graham Media’s KPRC in Houston came up with some terrific news: he’s cancer-free. Billingsley was diagnosed with prostate cancer ...

NRA TV LAYOFFS

Speaking of conservative Television,  several staffers at NRATV, the National Rifle Association’s video streaming operation, have been laid off, according to a former staffer. ...