White House bans CNN reporter after confrontation with Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — The White House has suspended the press pass of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta after he and President Donald Trump had a heated confrontation during a news conference. ...

Midterm coverage was a roller-coaster ride of dips and dives

NEW YORK (AP) — After hours of television commentating, swinging needles on election meters and reams of statistics from obscure counties called up on computer screens, CNN's Jake Tapper had a revelat...

Fox News doesn't condone Hannity appearance with Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News says it does not condone any of its journalists appearing in a campaign event, hours after prime-time host Sean Hannity spoke at President Trump's final rally before the midte...

Hannity joins Trump on stage despite claiming he wouldn't

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News host Sean Hannity and his network had insisted the conservative commentator wouldn't join President Donald Trump onstage for his political rally — but Hannity did anyway. ...

Anger toward media spreads into local communities

NEW YORK (AP) — It's not just the White House press corps — local members of the media says they've noticed more hostility from the public since President Donald Trump began his attacks on "fake news....

Alexandra Pelosi's listening tour across America

NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi lives in the liberal bubble of New York City's Greenwich Village. Her sons went to the United Nations to witness the signing of the Paris c...

CNN critical of White House after NYC office evacuated

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN chief Jeff Zucker criticized the White House for a "total and complete lack of understanding" of the seriousness of its attacks on the media, as his network's New York bureau was e...

NBC faces scrutiny for interview with Kavanaugh accuser

NEW YORK (AP) — When a third woman came forward to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct during 1980s house parties in Maryland, some in the mainstream media kept their dis...

Broadcasters, cable news clear schedules for Senate hearing

NEW YORK (AP) — The biggest broadcasters and cable news networks are clearing their daytime schedules Thursday for coverage of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing involving Supreme Court nominee Br...

Record low viewership for Emmy Awards despite sweet proposal

NEW YORK (AP) — Television's biggest night wasn't that big. The Emmy Awards drew a record-low audience of just under 10.2 million people, down 11 percent from the past two years. Mic...

A CBS network shaped by Moonves is challenged without him

NEW YORK (AP) — For the past two decades, CBS may just as well have been called the Moonves (MOON-vess) Broadcasting Network. Now it's time to move on. It has been the most-watched n...

ABC's Robach doesn't shy away from mass shootings

NEW YORK (AP) — Amy Robach's list of reporting destinations over the past few years reads like a travelogue of horror. She is ABC's first choice to cover mass shootings. And although...

Moonves becomes latest powerful exec felled in #MeToo era

NEW YORK (AP) — The #MeToo movement fighting sexual misconduct had already claimed one of Hollywood's top movie moguls in Harvey Weinstein. Now it has done the same for Leslie Moonves, one of the tele...

Times' decision to publish anonymous column carries risks

NEW YORK (AP) — The coup of publishing a column by an anonymous Trump administration official bashing the boss could backfire on The New York Times if the author is unmasked and turns out to be a litt...

Times grants anonymity to administration official for essay

NEW YORK (AP) — It was an extraordinary decision at a tense time for editors at The New York Times: a senior official at the Trump administration wanted to tell the world that some who work for the pr...