| Mar 19, 2013
When CBS' “48 Hours Mystery” staged its own jury in the Casey Anthony case, journalism experts were appalled. The program's style was ”shameful,” Al Tompkins, an instructor at the Poynter Institute, told me in April 2011. “We...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Were you paying attention to the pop culture in 2011? It was certainly an eventful year, with pop stars and talk show hosts grabbing headlines and a colorful cast of Republican presidential hopefuls jockeying for position. Here's a little test to make...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 5:17 PM
As the lead anchor on HLN's "Morning Express with Robin Meade," Meade is known for her reporting and interviewing skills. What may surprise some viewers is that she's a singer too. Her debut country CD "Brand New Day" is available at Target and on iTunes....
| Aug 3, 2011
| 1:47 PM
There's no pretense to Michael Oher.
The massive offensive tackle for the Ravens enjoyed an offseason during which his autobiography, "I Beat the Odds," peaked at No. 3 on the New York Times bestsellers list and he was the darling of major media...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 8:21 AM
Linda Kenney Baden may have left Casey Anthony's defense team, but she is still an advocate for Anthony on television.
New York attorney Kenney Baden said she was a guest last night on HLN's "Issues With Jane Velez-Mitchell" to bring some defense...
| Mar 30, 2011
| 8:36 AM
On Monday, April 4, HLN (formerly CNN Headline News) premieres "Dr. Drew," a weeknight prime-time show featuring Dr. Drew Pinsky, known to radio listeners for his appearances on "Loveline" and to TV viewers for VH1's "Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew" and...
| May 19, 2011
| 8:46 AM
Weekday television is about to experience a major sea change.
After 25 years as a powerful mainstay of syndication, "The Oprah Winfrey Show" airs its last original broadcast Wednesday, May 25 ... the last day of the ratings-important May sweeps,...
| Feb 18, 2012
In the hours immediately following the announcement of Whitney Houston's death, social media exploded in a frenzy of testimonials, declarations of undying love and boundless grief, and — predictably — a small but steadfast stream of crude,...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 1:17 PM
I like to watch New England Cable News in the morning. I don't want to hear MSNBC's opinion, CNN's opinions, CNN Headline News's Robin Mead and her cutesy patter on CNN, or God forbid, anything at any time of the day that Faux News ("We decide, you abide"...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 1:16 PM
Cheney Mason, one of Casey Anthony's defense attorneys, blasted the media Tuesday in the wake of her non-guilty verdict for what he termed "media assassination" of his client before and during the trial.
HLN show host Nancy Grace was one target of his...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 12:03 PM
As the scandal that sunk Rupert Murdoch's News of the World continued to unfold last week, one of the questions that loomed was whether there would be any fallout on this side of the Atlantic.
What most American analysts were wondering was whether...