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  • NBC extends Matt Lauer's 'Today' contract despite ratings falloff

    Where in the world is Matt Lauer? He's staying at NBC, that's where. Despite losing its status as the No. 1 morning show to ABC's "Good Morning America," NBC's "Today" has tapped Lauer to remain as cohost for at least two more years, according to a...
  • 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,...
  • TV Review: 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

    Jimmy Fallon has clearly come a long way since his bathed-in-sweat premiere hosting "Late Night," which bore a minor resemblance to Albert Brooks in "Broadcast News." Yet watching the boyish-looking comic make his debut on "The Tonight Show" Monday, the...
  • The anti-vaccination movement brings the measles threat back home

    UPDATE: This post has been updated as explained below. In yet another sign of the perils and irresponsibility of the anti-vaccination movement, thousands of riders of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system are being warned that they may have been exposed...
  • Looking Out: Transgender advocate Janet Mock criticizes Piers Morgan over interview

    Looking Out: Transgender advocate Janet Mock criticizes Piers Morgan over interview
    Another month, another dispute over a misguided media effort to put transgender lives in the spotlight. This time, it was CNN's Piers Morgan in two separate interviews with well known trans rights activist Janet Mock. The story begins Tuesday night,...
  • How Piers Morgan should have handled transgender author Janet Mock

    “The media’s insatiable appetite for transsexual women’s bodies contributes to the systematic othering of trans women as modern-day freak shows, portrayals that validate and feed society’s dismissal and dehumanization of trans...
  • Meredith Vieira Preps for New Talkshow

    With eight months to go before its launch, Meredith Vieira's eponymous syndicated daytime talkshow has already been sold in over 90% of the country. Vieira is stepping into a saturated market, which includes her alma mater, "The View," where big stars...
  • Sundance Film Review: 'Fed Up'

    Accessibility trumps artistry in "Fed Up," a formulaic and functional documentary that nevertheless proves effective at getting the message out about America's addiction to unhealthy food. Focusing specifically on childhood obesity, the insidious...
  • 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...