| Oct 9, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Snapchat Chief Executive Evan Spiegel found himself mortified after Valleywag published in May a series of raunchy emails he had sent to fraternity brothers while at Stanford University. He discussed urinating on someone and attempts to get sorority...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Call it "Extreme Makeover: Talk Show Edition."
When "The View" returns to the air on Sept. 15, it will have a new logo, set and studio, ABC announced Thursday.
The long-running ABC talk show is moving from the Manhattan studio where it's been...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Last week, the British Broadcasting Corp. disclosed an ongoing effort to teach its staff how to distinguish real science from bogus science, and the importance of keeping the latter off the airwaves.
Some 200 of the BBC's senior staff have been...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 1:18 PM
The most shocking and disheartening story you'll read in the Los Angeles Times today may be our piece on the stunning decline in vaccination rates among California's kindergarten-age children.
Kids are coming to school with immunization exemptions at...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Upgrades matter. That's the lesson from last week as new and returning syndicated talkshows duke it out for what's left of broadcast TV's ever-shrinking daytime audience.
Debmar-Mercury's "The Wendy Williams Show" (pictured) is off to a hot start in...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Paula Deen, self-styled queen of Southern cooking who lost her contract with Food Network last year after racially charged comments she made became public, has bought digital-distribution rights to her shows from the network for her Internet video-...
| Sep 26, 2014
There's not a whole lot of sisterhood on display in the pages of "The News Sorority," Sheila Weller's exhaustive — and somewhat exhausting — chronicle of the careers of broadcast superstars Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric and Christiane Amanpour....
| May 28, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Diane Sawyer made ratings history in May when her "World News" became the first evening news program solely hosted by a female to win a sweep month in the industry's most coveted demo.
Even as NBC's "Nightly News" opened up a bigger advantage in total...
| May 29, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Laverne Cox, the transgender star of Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black," has landed the cover of Time magazine's June 9 issue.
The LGBT rights advocate, who plays hairstylist Sophia Burset in the critically acclaimed series, is featured in the...
| May 30, 2014
| 8:59 AM
The measles threat continues to grow, thanks to the anti-vaccination movement.
In the most worrisome report yet in a lengthening sequence, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said this week that it had documented 288 cases in the United...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Is it a sign of the times that commencement speeches have become controversial?
This year has been marked by a string of protests at college campuses across the country against the people invited to deliver keynote addresses at graduation ceremonies....