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Nation Oct 11Shepard Smith leaves Fox News Channel
Smith, whose newscast on Fox News Channel seemed increasingly an outlier on a network dominated by supporters of President Trump, had his final broadcast Friday.
Nation Sep 17Longtime political journalist Cokie Roberts dies at age 75
Roberts served a reporter and analyst at ABC and NPR, as well as a contributor to PBS' The MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour.
Arts Feb 25Nielsen: 29.6 million viewers for Oscars, up from 2018
The Nielsen company says ABC's telecast of the Academy Awards reached 29.6 million viewers, a 12 percent bump from last year's record low ratings.
Politics Jan 22Trump says he told press secretary Sanders ‘not to bother’ with briefings
Trump's preferred mode of communication, besides social media, is interviews on Fox News and informal question-and-answer sessions with reporters. Sanders has said it makes more sense for the public to hear from the president himself.
Arts Dec 13Janet Jackson, Stevie Nicks, Def Leppard join Rock Hall of Fame
Janet Jackson joins her brother Michael and the Jackson 5 as members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, earning induction on Thursday along with Stevie Nicks and the top fan vote-getter, Def Leppard.
Politics Nov 13CNN sues Trump, demanding Jim Acosta’s return to White House
The administration revoked them last week following President Trump's contentious news conference, where Acosta refused to give up a microphone when the president said he didn't want to hear anything more from him.
Politics Nov 05Fox, NBC and Facebook say they will stop airing Trump’s anti-immigrant ad
NBC, Fox News Channel and Facebook all said Monday they will stop airing President Donald Trump's campaign advertisement that featured an immigrant convicted of killing two police officers. The ad has already likely been seen by more people than it…
Politics Oct 30CNN criticizes Trump for ‘lack of understanding’ in wake of explosive devices
CNN's management has taken an aggressive stance against attacks from President Donald Trump after the network was sent explosive devices from a man who allegedly targeted Trump's perceived enemies.
Nation Sep 12Jeff Fager, ’60 Minutes’ boss, fired after reports of an abusive workplace
The network news president, David Rhodes, said Fager's firing was "not directly related" to the allegations against him, but because he violated company policy.
Nation Sep 09CBS’ Les Moonves quits after new sex misconduct charges
CBS Chief Les Moonves resigned Sunday, just hours after six more women accused the long-time television executive of sexual misconduct.