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CNN, MSNBC viewers flip for Biden; Fox audience slumps

NEW YORK (AP) — Nothing illustrates the political passions of a television network's audience quite like ratings for a presidential inaugural. The 6.53 million people who watched Pre...

Smooth Psaki shows new tone in first Biden press briefing

NEW YORK (AP) — If there's one thing clear after White House press secretary Jen Psaki's first session with reporters on Wednesday, it's that she's determined to minimize drama in the briefing room. ...

Networks stick with Trump in his unusual goodbye speech

NEW YORK (AP) — At the end of Donald Trump's presidency, television networks left the mute button unused. They covered Trump's farewell address at Joint Base Andrews, the opening eve...

Two Fox News political executives out after Arizona call

NEW YORK (AP) — Two of Fox News Channel's top news executives involved in the controversial — but correct — election night call of Arizona for Democrat Joe Biden are out at the network. ...

CNN’s Tapper won’t take back criticism of congressional vet

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN’s Jake Tapper, under fire for a comment questioning a Republican congressman and combat veteran’s commitment to democracy, said Thursday the criticism is an attempt to change the s...

Riot? Insurrection? Words matter in describing Capitol siege

NEW YORK (AP) — At first, viewed from a distance, it was a rally or protest. Then it became an assault, a riot, an insurrection, domestic terrorism or even a coup attempt. The language used by the Ame...

CNN has best ratings day ever for Capitol attack

NEW YORK (AP) — The attack on the U.S. Capitol last week brought more viewers to CNN than any other single day in the network's 40-year history. CNN averaged 5.2 million viewers last...

Voice of America reporter reassigned for Pompeo questions

NEW YORK (AP) — The White House reporter for Voice of America was abruptly pulled from her beat after trying to question Secretary of State Mike Pompeo following a speech he gave at the government age...

Fox News shuffles daytime lineup; CNN makes changes

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel is shuffling its daytime lineup and adding a new hourlong opinion show at 7 p.m. Eastern to replace that hour's current anchor, Martha MacCallum. Bot...

Journalists recount harrowing attacks amid Capitol riot

NEW YORK (AP) — Journalists were manhandled, threatened and had their equipment stolen or damaged by supporters of President Donald Trump during this week's riot at the U.S. Capitol. ...

Conservative media decry Capitol riot, but grievances remain

NEW YORK (AP) — Media outlets that appeal to conservatives offered condemnations, explanations and deflections following the U.S. Capitol riot by President Donald Trump's supporters, but little intros...

Media captures unprecedented storming of U.S. Capitol

NEW YORK (AP) — The storming of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump played out on national television and social media in searing fashion Wednesday. The pictures...

Neil Young becomes latest artist to sell stake in his songs

NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Young has become the latest musician to strike gold with his song catalogue, selling a 50 percent stake in his music to a British investment company in a deal announced on Wednesd...

For media following Georgia, nail-biting and lots of numbers

NEW YORK (AP) — For news organizations chronicling the vote count in the Georgia Senate runoff elections, Tuesday felt like a rerun from two months ago: nerves on edge, an avalanche of numbers and a l...

Trebek urges support for COVID-19 victims in 1 of last shows

NEW YORK (AP) — In a message taped for what turned out to be his final week as “Jeopardy!” host, Alex Trebek urged the game show's viewers to honor the season of giving by helping victims of the coron...