Monthly Archives: October 2011

CNN revamps “American Morning,” according to NY Times

More change (upheaval?) at CNN.  Brian Stelter of the NY Times reports that Soledad O’Brien, one of its former morning anchors, will start anchoring from 7 to 9 a.m. weekdays. Ashleigh Banfield, until recently a correspondent for ABC News, will … Continue reading

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Alan Chertoff leaves CNN to enter PR world

Advertising Age has reported that 10-year veteran CNN correspondent Alan Chertoff is leaving the network to join PR-industry giant Fleishman-Hillard. Chernoff will be based in Fleishman’s New York office and serve as a full-time business media consultant. It seems many … Continue reading

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L. Brent Bozell: Here Come the Ailes Haters

When I did a Google search for Roger Ailes yesterday, I was struck by the fact that the number two entry was the very unflattering and factually-flawed “Rolling Stone” article from last May about the Fox News chief. I thought … Continue reading

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Washington’s new “bad boy” of journalism

Roy Greenslade, the media critic of the UK’s Guardian newspaper, recently profiled Jason Mattera, the 28 year old editor of of Human Events, a conservative magazine and website and his unorthodox questioning of Vice President Joe Biden.  The unabashedly liberal … Continue reading

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TV news veteran Marvin Kalb comments on Sunday morning news shows & Fox News ‘course corrrection’

TVNewser posted an insightful interview with long-time TV journo Marvin Kalb.  Kalb was one of “Murrow’s Boys” at CBS News in the 1950s before heading to NBC and becoming a long-time host of “Meet the Press.” Some highlights of the … Continue reading

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Ailes Apprentice Program graduates 7th class

With little fanfare, the Ailes Apprentice Program at Fox News just graduated its 7th annual class on October 26th.  Fox identifies talented young people, from minority communities, and mentors them into the mainstream of corporate success. This year’s graduating class … Continue reading

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Christiane Amanpour returning to CNN??

Page Six of the New York Post is posting some juicy gossip.  It’ll be interesting to see how this plays out: “This Week” anchor Christiane Amanpour isn’t getting along with the bosses at ABC News, and has reached out to … Continue reading

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