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  • Obama, Boehner in debt reduction TV showdown -- and CNN gives us Piers Morgan

    Obama, Boehner in debt reduction TV showdown -- and CNN gives us Piers Morgan
    If nothing else, Monday night's dueling prime-time addresses to the nation by President Barack Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner hopefully woke more Americans up to the fact that we are at an epic moment in the nation's history. The narcissists...
  • ABC, NBC and the shameful business of news operations buying interviews

    ABC, NBC and the shameful business of news operations buying interviews
    Last Sunday, I wrote about the way in which British tabloid values had already taken root in American media and corroded the soul of our press. I was challenging the conventional wisdom here that our journalistic standards are somehow vastly superior...
  • Political comedy bits: The five best of July

    Political comedy bits: The five best of July
    About the blogger: Amy Bree Becker is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mass Communication & Communication Studies at Towson University. Her research considers the impact of political comedy and political entertainment on everyday life. She also...
  • Murdoch seeks to defuse investor concerns over phone hacking scandal

    News Corp. Chief Executive Rupert Murdoch addressed investors for the first time since a phone hacking scandal forced the closure of one of the company's British tabloids and withdrawal of its bid for satellite operator British Sky Broadcasting....
  • The Emmys telecast: Baltimore native Julie Bowen wins first award of the night

    The Emmys telecast: Baltimore native Julie Bowen wins first award of the night
    "TV is a vast wonderland. There's no place like TV. Except for HBO, it's not TV." That was the opening lyric sung by Jane Lynch, and it left me ice cold. It didn't work as a show tune, and it failed worse in its attempt to cut it as both salute and...
  • Hugh Grant revisits his role in News of the World's demise

     
    Hugh Grant is revisiting his role in the phone-hacking scandal that brought down the News of the World tabloid this week. Hugh Grant and former News of the World journo Paul McMullen bantered on the BBC about Grant secretly recording McMullen's hacking...
  • Rupert Murdoch pulls plug on News of the World

     
    Rupert Murdoch's News of the World will publish its final issue Sunday, after 168 years. The widely popular newspaper was the victim of a widening scandal in England....
  • The Morning Fix: News Corp. pulls plug on News of the World! Box office comedy battle. Can Web save soaps?

     
    After the coffee. Before making sure my phone hasn't been hacked. The Skinny: This was the longest four-day week I can remember. News Corp. is doing everything it can to put out the fire in the U.K. but the flames......
  • News Corp.'s News of the World debacle will have big aftershocks

     
    With advertisers fleeing fast in the wake of scandal and a deal to acquire control of a huge media property on the line, News Corp. made the decision that it was better to quit than fight. By pulling the plug......
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows for July 9th - 10th

     
    SATURDAY The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer The economy, jobs report: economist Mark Zandi. 3 p.m. CNN The Chris Matthews Show The “tea party” and the debt ceiling; Rep. Michele Bachmann's presidential bid. (N) 5 p.m. KNBC McLaughlin Group...
  • News Corp.'s British debacle shines spotlight on U.S. operations

     
    This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. With the phone-hacking scandal that took down News Corp.’s News of the World tabloid showing no signs of slowing down, media watchdogs and industry observers are starting......