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Nation Oct 30NBC fires Mark Halperin after sexual harassment accusations
NBC News said Monday it has terminated its contract with Mark Halperin, the political journalist who was accused of sexual harassment by several women when he worked at ABC News more than a decade ago.
Nation Aug 07MSNBC surges as home for Trump opponents
NEW YORK — For the first month since CNN's Larry King owned cable news in October 2001, the most popular personality in prime-time doesn't work for Fox News Channel. Rachel Maddow of MSNBC is the new champ.
Nation Aug 01Fox News coordinated with White House on false story, lawsuit says
An investigator who worked on the Seth Rich case claims Fox News fabricated quotes implicating the murdered Democratic National Committee staffer in the WikiLeaks scandal and coordinated with the Trump administration as it worked on the story.
Politics Jun 27President Trump takes swipe at CNN following resignations
President Donald Trump used the resignations of three CNN journalists involved in a retracted Russia-related story to resume his attack on the network's credibility Tuesday.
Politics Oct 20Chris Wallace’s simple question churns post-debate chatter
Fox News' Chris Wallace worked hard to keep the final presidential debate substantive, but it was the simplest of queries that extracted the biggest headline.
Arts Sep 19Trump becomes punchline at this year’s Emmys
Since it often seems like the most entertaining limited series on television, there was little surprise that the presidential campaign made its presence felt at the Emmy Awards.
Politics Jun 23C-SPAN uses social media feeds to cover sit-in protest
With the cameras it uses to cover Congress shut off, C-SPAN turned to social media feeds on to beam live coverage of the House Democrat's sit-in to demand votes on gun control legislation.
Politics Mar 27Trump’s penchant for phone interviews draws network ire
In television news, a telephone interview is typically frowned upon. Donald Trump’s fondness for them is changing habits and causing consternation in newsrooms, while challenging political traditions.
Politics Jan 28Fox says Trump demanded $5 million donation
NEW YORK -- Last-minute attempts by Fox News Channel to end its feud with Donald Trump failed and Thursday's presidential debate went on without him, creating the odd spectacle of competing television networks covering a Trump rally at the same…
Politics Nov 09Trump’s ‘SNL’ appearance wins viewers; critics call it a ‘dud’
NEW YORK -- "Saturday Night Live" earned the expected ratings benefit of an episode hosted by Donald Trump but, given the protests and vicious panning the show received, NBC has to wonder if it was all worthwhile.