| Jul 17, 2011
| 2:41 PM
FRANKFURT, Germany (CNN) -- The U.S. women's soccer team netted a go-ahead goal in overtime Sunday night, giving it the advantage with just minutes remaining in its World Cup final showdown with Japan.
U.S. forward Abby Wambach headed a pass from Alex...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 9:12 AM
Chelsea Clinton did her second report for NBC's "Rock Center with Brian Williams" Wednesday night, and it was just as flawed as the first. The learning curve does not appear to have bent one degree in the direction of growth.
This one-dimensional, under-...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:56 AM
Republican kingmaker or entertainer? Truth teller or "big fat idiot"? How about "lightning rod"?
Once again, Rush Limbaugh -- the conservative provocateur with the self-described "talent on loan from God" -- is in hot water. Limbaugh, who has been the...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 5:21 AM
In December, I called the hiring of Chelsea Clinton as a special correspondent for the newsmagazine "Rock Center" a "journalistically bankrupt decision by NBC News."
In February, after seeing Clinton's second report for the show, I wrote that Clinton...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 7:19 AM
The learning curve for Chelsea Clinton, special correspondent, continues to bend in the wrong direction.
Clinton's Wednesday night report on chain restaurants that donate leftover food to charity was slightly better than her previous efforts. But only...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 2:28 PM
NBC News announced Friday that Brian Williams' ratings-impaired, journalistically-challenged "Rock Center" newsmagazine will have a report on what it was like inside the Situation Room on the night Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Navy Seals.
| May 8, 2012
| 9:14 AM
I have been putting off this post for a couple of weeks. It's about Mike Bordick's performance on MASN as an analyst on Orioles games.
It started with a colleague, who is usually a keen observer of sports media, casually stopping me in the newsroom to...
| May 11, 2012
| 7:21 PM
Thursday morning, ABC senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper posted a TwitPic of "Good Morning America" co-host Robin Roberts with the cutline "woman of the hour."
I can appreciate a newsperson congratulating a colleague, and I have to admit I...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 6:41 PM
Does anyone in charge at NBC News have any sense of journalistic standards? How about any sense of shame?
I have been banging away at NBC News since at least the days of the suck-up White House interview the network's bowing anchorman, Brian Williams,...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 5:25 PM
NBC News used to be very good at handling major on-air change. The passing of the baton from Tom Brokaw to Brian Williams was textbook for how it should be done. But what NBC News President Steve Capus and his lieutenants are doing to Ann Curry as they ...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 1:09 PM
Chelsea Clinton went to work Monday at NBC News.
The daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton has kept a relatively low profile -- except for her much-ballyhooed wedding in July 2010 to Mark Mezvinsky -- but now she'll be stepping into the limelight, the...