Chris Wallace: Trump Assaulting Press Freedom

“I believe that President Trump is engaged in the most direct sustained assault on freedom of the press in our history,” the Fox News host said to applause at the Newseum, a media museum in Washington.

CBS Launches CBSN Minnesota

It marks the newest expansion of major market local news streaming services from CBS and features local news content produced by WCCO Minneapolis.

What Does It Mean To Be A Newsroom Ally?

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Why Is WUPA Atlanta Hiring 2 Reporters When It Has No News Operation?

WFTV’s Martie Salt Talks Retirement Plans

Ken Harrelson Wins Frick Award For Broadcast Excellece

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ken “Hawk” Harrelson, a former player who called Chicago White Sox games for 34 years, on Wednesday won the Hall of Fame’s Ford C. Frick award for excellence in broadcasting. “It’s just such an honor,” Harrelson said. “I’ve always considered myself to be probably as lucky, if not the luckiest, human being […]

All Aboard! KNTV Investigates San Fran’s Dangerous Trains

Fox News Host Jesse Watters: Female Reporters Sleep With Sources ‘All The Time’

Broadcast Nets Skip Primetime ‘Markup’ Hearing

The House’s effort to impeach Donald Trump reached its most contentious phase on Wednesday — debate over the actual charges to remove him from office — in a primetime “markup” hearing that broadcast networks declined to cover. CNN and C-SPAN were the only cable outlets to carry the impeachment hearings uninterrupted.

Gretchen Carlson Criticizes NDAs

After suing Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes for sexual harassment in 2016, Gretchen Carlson wants to ensure that NDAs don’t continue to stand in the way of exposing workplace misconduct.  “At the time I felt all alone, but since then, many more women have found the courage to say enough is enough,” said the former Fox host.

Reporters Slam Social As Threat To News

Reporters Without Borders is seeking donations to its campaign to hold tech companies to the same ethical standards as news publishers, suggesting without it the click-driven ad model is a threat to reliable and accurate news. Currently, social media companies are not legally liable for their content, as are publishers, and generally argue they are not published, but rather platforms allowing others to publish speech.

Ocasio-Cortez Says Fox News Airs ‘Unmitigated Racism’

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after Fox News’ Tucker Carlson aired a segment describing her congressional district as “filled with garbage,” U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized the network on Wednesday for airing “unmitigated racism” with no accountability. She tweeted Wednesday that describing immigrants as dirty is a “lazy, tired, racist trope.” The liberal New York […]

Fox News Ends 2019 With Biggest Primetime Ratings Ever

DuPont-Columbia Award Winners Unveiled

Four television are among the 16 winners honored for focusing on timely issues such as immigration, political corruption and abuse of power, especially as it relates to sexual assault.

‘Today’ Anchor Savannah Guthrie Undergoes Retinal Surgery

Sinclair Ends Political Commentary

Sinclair Broadcast Group will stop producing the must-run political commentary segments that have attracted the company a lot of criticism since former Trump White House staffer Boris Epshteyn began hosting them.

Peabody Appoints Six New Board Members

Peabody today announced the appointment of several new members to its bicoastal board of directors. The boards provide expert counsel and stewardship, and advance Peabody’s commitment to outstanding and transformative storytelling. Launched in 2015, the board of directors are separate from the traditional board of jurors that bestow the prestigious Peabody Awards for excellence in […]

Number Of Jailed Journalists Near Record High

At least 250 journalists were in jail in relation to their work as of Dec. 1, nonprofit group the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday, naming China, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Egypt the biggest jailers of journalists. The group found that the majority were imprisoned on “anti-state charges.”

Dec. 8 ’60 Minutes’ Delivered Its Biggest 25-54 Rating In A Year

Fox News Whistleblowers Claim TV Retaliation

Dropped by agents, careers chopped short, many women who brought harassment suits against the network say they’ve been branded as toxic in TV news and wear a scarlet letter: “I couldn’t bounce back.”

Fox Nation Host Sues, Alleges Harassment

Britt McHenry’s lawsuit filed Tuesday claims Fox News retaliated against her after she complained about her co-host’s sexual harassment by shunning her and excluding her from company events and shows. It seeks unspecified damages.

Fox News Begins December At Top Of Cable Ratings

Social Media Is A Trap

Jim Brady: “While we’ve been chasing that adulation and virality, social has been chipping away at the core of what journalism has spent decades building.”

WMAQ’s Siafa Lewis Breaks Out Of Sports Box

KMSP Focuses On Minnesota’s Farming Crisis

Tom Lyden, a KMSP Minneapolis reporter, has spent the past 10 months investigating the crisis facing Minnesota farmers, which culminated in a primetime, hour-long special entitled, Fox 9 Presents, The Last Harvest.

WFSB Mourns Sudden Loss Of Longtime Anchor Denise D’Ascenzo

NewsNet Debuts New Studios, Morning Show, Weather System

NewsNet, the 24-hour news diginet focused on delivering headlines without talk and opinion-based programming, overhauled its on-air look this week with the debut of the first of their new studios, broadcasting from a new facility which has been under construction since May. Along with a flexible new set featuring a wide range of new technology […]

Meteorologist Tammie Souza Out At WCAU

Bill Hemmer To Fill Shep Smith’s Time Slot

Bill Hemmer will anchor an hour long newscast on Fox News Channel starting in January, filling the time slot after Shepard Smith’s departure. Bill Hemmer Reports will launch on Jan. 20. Hemmer will exit Fox News Channel’s America’s Newsroom, which airs from 9 a.m. to noon ET, and a rotating journalist will join anchor Sandra Smith until a permanent co-anchor is named.

WEEK Meteorologist Collins Signs Contract Extension

Chuck Collins, Chief Meteorologist for the past 10 years at Quincy Media’s NBC affiliate WEEK Peoria-Bloomington, Ill. (DMA 120), has signed a contract extension to keep him on 25 News until 2024. “We are very happy to have Chuck Collins on the team for many years to come”, said Lon Lucas, News Director of 25 […]