| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Riots in Ferguson, Mo., draw President Barack Obama into a familiar, although unwritten, part of his job description: a blend of national healer and scold-in-chief.
It's always risky for a president to get involved in local disputes. But everybody looks...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 6:38 AM
The scene opens to a dirt road, scrubby hills, masked fighters and a lone figure sitting in a silver pickup. The camera zooms in and the figure takes shape: dressed in white, shaved head, smooth face, the nearly forgotten soldier who, in the latest...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Bill O'Reilly has long been top dog at Fox News Channel, but last week for the first time, he was outdrawn in the key news demo by the net's new kid on the primetime block, Megyn Kelly.
In a news-heavy week that included primary elections and the release...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Fox News Channel continues to enjoy virtually unparallelled ratings success, this spring racking up its 50th consecutive quarter as the top dog in cable news.
With a winning streak that dates back to shortly after 9/11 -- and spans 150 consecutive months...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 5:54 AM
CNN's extensive coverage of missing Flight 370 is a reminder that journalism is primarily a business.
The channel even used "Reliable Sources," its Sunday journalism show, to justify the coverage. How do you like that self-congratulation?
| Mar 14, 2014
| 6:30 PM
CNN's beleaguered primetime is doing something unexpected: climbing in the ratings.
Over the past few days, on several occasions, the Time Warner-owned cable-news outlet has trumped its rivals among viewers between the ages of 25 and 54, the...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
There is a contingent in the U.S. media that will take umbrage over every non-serious thing President Obama does. And before the next president is sworn in, maybe it's time to realize just how intensely silly that is.
The latest example, as detailed by...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 11:08 AM
The next U.S. presidential election isn't until 2016, but many in the media are speculating heavily that Hillary Rodham Clinton has a real shot at the Oval Office. A woman as president? Is there a downside? That's what Stephen Colbert and his "papa bear"...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Papa Bear is angry that his acolyte is leaving, it seems.
On Monday night's edition of "The O'Reilly Factor," a reader wrote in to host Bill O'Reilly commenting on CBS' choice of Stephen Colbert to take over late night from the retiring David...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Election night was very good for Fox News Channel's Megyn Kelly.
The host of "The Kelly File" rounded up 2.9 million total viewers during her 9 p.m. Eastern time slot, according to Nielsen. That was around the time Fox and other news organizations...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Fox News Channel star Megyn Kelly is bright, beautiful and blunt when she needs to be. Just ask Karl Rove.
Her willingness to take on all-comers, even conservative hero Rove — as she famously did on election night last November — is one...