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  • Sheila Weller's book, 'The News Sorority,' highlights women in broadcasting

    "The most successful women in this business are the ones who have no shame, who are pushy -- and at the same time reserve a little 'feminine.' The guys are a lot easier to figure out -- they're what they appear, they're aggressive, they're snakes,...
  • ABC's Diane Sawyer Makes Ratings History in Winning May Sweep in Key News Demo

    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...
  • Transgender 'OITNB' star Laverne Cox lands Time mag cover

    Transgender 'OITNB' star Laverne Cox lands Time mag cover
    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...
  • The anti-vaccination movement drives measles to a 20-year record high

    The anti-vaccination movement drives measles to a 20-year record high
    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...
  • Apodaca: Time for commencement speeches to graduate?

    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....
  • Sofia Vergara's Emmy turn spins message into sexism

    Sofia Vergara's Emmy turn spins message into sexism
    Irony, like sarcasm, doesn’t always translate to a mass audience. So way to go, TV industry! Great work! Can’t think of a better way to show how progressive television is than to showcase Sofia Vergara like a new Buick at the auto show!...
  • Interactive bus shelters tout 'Houdini' miniseries

    Interactive bus shelters tout 'Houdini' miniseries
    The History channel is promoting its upcoming "Houdini" miniseries with interactive bus shelters challenging Chicagoans to hold their breath for three minutes — duplicating one of the magician's legendary tricks. The two-day series will run...
  • Halle Berry, Jon Hamm, Jennifer Hudson, the Who Set for 'Stand Up to Cancer' Telecast

    The stars are aligning once again to support Stand Up to Cancer, which will stage its fourth telethon on Sept. 5. The broadcast, which airs live across ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC and 28 cable nets, will feature appearances from Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese...
  • Natalie Morales, Al Roker On The Modern Morning Show: 'We Have Become Very Interactive'

    For many people, "Today" wouldn't be "Today" without Natalie Morales and Al Roker. The show's news anchor and meteorologist have been with the program since 2006 and 1996, respectively. These days, when the show comes on the air, the camera is on four...
  • David Gregory Wasn't the Real Problem with NBC's 'Meet the Press'

    To the surprise of no one, Chuck Todd was tapped Thursday to replace David Gregory in the anchor chair at NBC's struggling "Meet the Press." Rumors of his demise had been rampant for so long that his removal was a foregone conclusion. Even Gregory's...
  • The latest to play the 'Male War Against Women' game

    Let’s see: The U.S. Supreme Court has nine justices. Six of them are men and three of them are women. The three women happen to have been appointed by Democratic presidents: Ruth Bader Ginsburg, appointed by President Clinton, and Elena Kagan...