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Science mag makes first endorsement in 175 years, taps Biden

NEW YORK (AP) — Even though Scientific American had never endorsed a presidential candidate in the magazine's 175-year history, its top editor said Tuesday there was little internal debate over a decision to back Democrat Joe Biden....

 

'Hoax' book reveals extent of internal unease at Fox

NEW YORK (AP) — Brian Stelter knows critics accuse Fox News of bending the truth in order to maintain its staunch support of and closeness to President Donald Trump. As CNN media reporter and host of "Reliable Sources," he's often one of them. He...

 

Trump complains of roll call coverage; nets cut speech off

NEW YORK (AP) — The opening of the Republican National Convention on Monday offered quick proof that how it is covered by the news media will be an ongoing sore spot. President Donald Trump complained about spotty coverage of the roll call vote...

 

Burns outlines 8 projects; PBS launches documentary service

NEW YORK (AP) — What do Ernest Hemingway, Muhammad Ali, Benjamin Franklin and Leonardo da Vinci have in common? All are getting the Ken Burns treatment in the next few years. The PBS documentarian said Tuesday that he has eight projects in the...

 

Regis Philbin, television personality and host, dies at 88

NEW YORK (AP) — Regis Philbin, the genial host who shared his life with television viewers over morning coffee for decades and helped himself and some fans strike it rich with the game show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," has died at 88. Philbin...

 

Sinclair pulls show where Fauci conspiracy theory is aired

NEW YORK (AP) — The Sinclair Broadcast Group said Saturday it is pulling from the air an edition of its "America This Week" program that discusses a conspiracy theory involving Dr. Anthony Fauci and the coronavirus. Sinclair spokesman Michael...

 

AP, Sony reach deal for new still and video cameras

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press says it has reached a deal with Sony Electronics to exclusively equip its photojournalists with new video and still cameras over the next two years. The AP sends some 3,000 photos and 200 videos a day to...

 

Jimmy Fallon, 'Tonight' show return to studio, sans audience

NEW YORK (AP) — The studio is largely empty, but Jimmy Fallon is out of his home and back to the "Tonight" show stage. The NBC late-night host returned to NBC's Rockefeller Center headquarters Monday, saying he hoped he could provide his audience...

 

Fox's Carlson criticized for saying Democrats hate America

NEW YORK (AP) — Television's most popular political host, Tucker Carlson, says leaders of the Democratic party should be disqualified from running the country because they "despise" it. That led the Biden campaign to accuse the Fox News Channel...

 

Trump rally flop in Tulsa, but a hit on television

NEW YORK (AP) — Now it's apparent where many of President Donald Trump's supporters who stayed away from Saturday's campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, were instead: they were home watching it on television. Fox News Channel, which aired Trump's spe...

 

NY Times editorial page editor resigns amid fury over op-ed

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times' editorial page editor resigned Sunday after the newspaper disowned an opinion piece by U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton that advocated using federal troops to quell unrest, and it was later revealed he hadn't read the piece...

 

Trump as thug or hero? Depends on what network you watch

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a split screen for the ages on MSNBC Monday: on the left side, President Donald Trump talking about restoring law and order. On the right, a tear-gassed young woman vomiting in a Washington street. For a nation rubbed raw...

 

Fox News reporter attacked, chased from demonstration

NEW YORK (AP) — A Fox News reporter was pummeled and chased by protesters who had gathered outside the White House early Saturday as part of nationwide unrest following the death of George Floyd. For several journalists across the country, the demo...

 

Amid coronavirus news, many need to step away

NEW YORK (AP) — Heidi Van Roekel makes instructional art videos for YouTube when coronavirus news overwhelms her. Bill Webb takes his boat out. Stacy Mitchell searches her TV for something — anything — to make her laugh. Paradoxically, Kevin...

 

'SNL' returns for work-at-home version with host Tom Hanks

NEW YORK (AP) — "Saturday Night Live" tried its first "quarantine version" of the comedy show, with Tom Hanks, one of the first celebrities to disclose he had the coronavirus, Coldplay singer Chris Martin and the comedy show's entire cast phoning...

 

Broadcasters stick with Trump during acquittal victory talk

NEW YORK (AP) — After President Donald Trump spoke live for more than an hour Thursday about his impeachment acquittal, one television network anchor apologized to viewers for a presidential obscenity, while another said it was like watching someon...

 

Study links impeachment beliefs to regular news diets

NEW YORK (AP) — For many Americans, how they feel about issues raised during President Donald Trump's impeachment has much to do with where they get their news. A study released Friday by the Pew Research Center illustrated these tendencies, along...

 

CNN's Zucker calls Facebook's political ad policy ludicrous

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN chief Jeff Zucker says Facebook's policy not to monitor political ads for truth-telling is ludicrous and advised the social media giant to sit out the 2020 election until it can figure out something better. Zucker, in an... Full story

 
 By David Bauder    Regional    July 21, 2019

ESPN reasserts political talk policy after attack on Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN is making sure that its employees know there is not change in the network's policy to avoid talking about politics unless it intersects with sports after radio talk show host Dan Le Batard criticized President Donald Trump and...

 

LGBTQ news coverage still evolving 50 years after Stonewall

NEW YORK (AP) — During the 1969 series of riots that followed a police raid of the Stonewall Inn, the New York Daily News headlined a story that quickly became infamous: "Homo Nest Raided, Queen Bees are Stinging Mad." Some of the coverage of...

 

Debate lineups: Biden, Sanders on 2nd night, Warren on 1st

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC set the lineup for its two-night debate of 2020 presidential contenders later this month, with a top-heavy second session that will pit former Vice President Joe Biden onstage against 2016 Democratic runner-up, Bernie Sanders,...

 

Brokaw says he feels terrible commentary offended Hispanics

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's Tom Brokaw says he feels terrible that his comments on "Meet the Press" Sunday that Hispanics should work harder at assimilation "offended some members of that proud culture." The former "NBC Nightly News" anchor tweeted in...

 

Trump says he told Sanders 'not to bother' with briefing

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump says he directed White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders not to bother with the traditional daily briefing of reporters. The last briefing took place on Dec. 18. In a tweet on Tuesday, the...

 

Networks to air Pelosi, Schumer rebuttal to Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — Television networks are facing unusual pressure surrounding their responsibility to point out false or misleading statements after granting President Donald Trump's request to air his Oval Office speech on the proposed border wall...

 

4 journalists and a newspaper are Time's Person of the Year

NEW YORK (AP) — Time magazine on Tuesday recognized journalists, including the slain Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi, as its 2018 Person of the Year in what it said was an effort to emphasize the importance of reporters' work in an increasingly...

 

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