Television's new 'genius' is Aretha Franklin

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news Sunday from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, where TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. ...

Craigslist founder donates $15 million for journalism ethics

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The founder of Craigslist says he will donate $15 million to Columbia University and the Poynter Institute for separate efforts promoting ethics in journalism. ...

Often overlooked, evening news shows have loyal fans

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The evening news may be one of television's most overlooked institutions, but the programs are still looked at. Between them, the newscasts anchored by David ...

No relaxation for PBS with Democratic House takeover

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs. ...

Gates hopes to enlighten Americans about Reconstruction

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Historian Henry Louis Gates can trace the roots of his upcoming PBS documentary about the Reconstruction to his days in school, when he'd hear about the end of slavery during t...

Parents of 2 Parkland victims want Pulitzer for local paper

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Two parents who lost daughters in last year's Parkland, Florida, school shooting are calling for their local newspaper to win the Pulitzer Prize, saying the South Florida Sun S...

Lifetime hopes to capitalize on hit R. Kelly documentary

NEW YORK (AP) — The documentary series "Surviving R. Kelly" gave Lifetime a hit at a time the cable network — or any cable entertainment network — can really use one. Lifetime's nigh...

Chris Cuomo's CNN show has its best month against tough foes

NEW YORK (AP) — When CNN gave Chris Cuomo its 9 p.m. ET time slot last June, there was reason to fear it could be a television suicide mission. After all, that hour is where the big ...

Some journalists wonder if their profession is tweet-crazy

NEW YORK (AP) — If Twitter is the town square for journalists, some are ready to step away. That's happening this week at the online news site Insider — by order of the boss. Reporte...

In era of news deserts, no easy fix for local news struggles

NEW YORK (AP) — The local news industry hasn't been the subject of much good news itself lately. Newspaper circulation is down sharply, and so is employment in the newspaper industry...

NBC News, Megyn Kelly reach separation agreement

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC News announced its professional divorce agreement with Megyn Kelly late Friday, ending an association with the former Fox News Channel star whose attempt to become a network mornin...

'The Americans' gets going-away present from Globes

NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globes gave the FX series "The Americans" a going-away present by naming it the best television drama following the conclusion of its six-season run, leading the cast and cr...

Bad headlines for Trump also means rough stretch for Hannity

NEW YORK (AP) — The drumbeat of bad news for President Donald Trump hasn't been good for his most prominent backer in the media. While Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity will end 2018 a...

'Today' fares better than CBS after loss of male anchors

NEW YORK (AP) — A year after morning news shows at CBS and NBC abruptly lost male anchors Charlie Rose and Matt Lauer in sexual misconduct scandals, the "Today" show has done appreciably better weathe...

Football dominates television viewing as holiday nears

NEW YORK (AP) — Professional football — the lifeblood of live television this time of year — illustrated its dominance in the ratings this past week. Four NFL games finished among th...