The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is once again facing accusations of corruption and possible violations of the tax-exempt organization. At the center of the new report is an antitrust lawsuit filed by Norwegian journalist and HFPA member Kjersti Flaa, who accused the organization of allowing a “culture of corruption” and claimed “the tax-exempt organization operated as a kind of cartel, barring qualified applicants — including herself — and monopolizing all-important press access while improperly subsidizing its members’ income.”
“The global pandemic, the focus on racial justice and the intense partisanship of 2020 called on us to work harder and smarter than ever, and today we celebrate a few of the many Scripps employees across the country who rose to the occasion,” says Adam Symson, Scripps’ president.
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Television stations among the winners of the annual honors presented by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism included WNBC New York, KSTP Minneapolis, WFAA Dallas and KING Seattle.
The National Association of Broadcasters has opened the nomination period for the 2021 Technology Awards. The three awards highlight significant achievements in the fields of broadcast engineering and digital leadership and will be presented on June 17 at a special NAB Amplify event. Awardees will also be recognized at the 2021 NAB Show, scheduled for Oct. […]
As usual, the SAG Awards manages to pick up what the Golden Globe nominations left off. In particular, the biggest mistake the mostly solid Globes nods made this year, in missing the boat on Michaela Coel’s stunning, heartbreaking HBO series I May Destroy You. Coel landed a first-ever SAG Award nom in the female actor in a TV movie or limited series category for playing Arabella in I May Destroy You,
Nominations will be announced virtually at 8:35 a.m. ET today by presenters Sarah Jessica Parker and Taraji P. Henson. They will reveal 12 categories on NBC’s Today show, with full nominees announced live on E! digital channels and the Golden Globes’ website. Without any in-person screenings or photo ops with stars, little is known about how the roughly 90 member press association — a notoriously unpredictable group, in normal times — is swaying this year. But one thing may be a lock: Netflix will land a whole lot of nominations.
All in the Family and Good Times creator Lear will receive the Carol Burnett Award during the 78th annual ceremony on Feb. 28, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Thursday. He is a writer, director and producer who champions television diversity with other classic hit sitcoms such as The Jeffersons and Sanford and Son.
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is out with the winners of the 72nd annual Technology & Engineering Emmy Awards. The trophy ceremony will take place Oct. 10 in partnership with the National Association of Broadcasters as part of its fall NAB Show in Las Vegas.
Entertainers Penn & Teller will host the Jan. 21 ceremony honoring Kelly Clarkson, Jordan Wertlieb, Kevin Frazier and Entertainment Tonight at NATPE Virtual Miami.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Screen Actors Guild Awards will not share the same air date as the Grammys after all. The SAG Awards announced Wednesday that the 27th annual ceremony has been moved to April 4. Both awards events were scheduled to air March 14, but the SAG Awards shifted to a different date […]
Journalism published by radio, television and digital news organizations as well as by student journalists between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2020, is eligible for entry.
Blackbird plc, the developer and seller of the market-leading cloud video editing platform, Blackbird, has won the Emerging Tech Company of the Year award awarded by SportsPro. A panel of 29 independent judges drawn from the elite of the sports media industry carried out an extensive deliberation process to choose winners from hundreds of entries across 14 […]
Peabody has appointed Manuel Betancourt, Henry Goldblatt, Michael Isip, Aswin Punathambekar and Bonnie Turner to its board of jurors, which each year bestows the Peabody Awards for excellence in television, radio/podcasting, and digital media. The program is based at the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. Jeffrey Jones, executive […]
The journalist, host and executive producer will receive the 2020 NAB Show New York Impact Award, honoring her influence and impact on the overall industry.
Vice News/HBO, CNN, CBS News, and PBS emerged as top winners at Monday night’s 41st annual News & Documentary Emmys, hosted by the husband-wife duo of CBS This Morning co-host Tony Dokoupil and MSNBC Live anchor Katy Tur from the friendly confines of their Brooklyn basement.
Schitt’s Creek, Pop TV’s little Canadian show about a fish-out-of-water family, made history at Sunday’s Emmy Awards with a comedy awards sweep, something even TV greats including Frasier and Modern Family failed to achieve. Its seven awards included best comedy series and trophies for its stars, including Catherine O’Hara and father-son Eugene and Daniel Levy. Succession, an HBO family power struggle over a media empire, was honored as best drama series and star Jeremy Strong won the drama actor trophy for his role as a potential heir to the throne.