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...

AP Exclusive: Franklin's family says eulogy was offensive

NEW YORK (AP) — The late Aretha Franklin's family said Monday that it found an Atlanta pastor's eulogy delivered at the Queen of Soul's funeral last week to be offensive and distasteful. ...

CNN stands by story about whether Trump knew of meeting

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite a key source backing off his assertion, CNN is sticking by a story casting doubt on President Donald Trump's claim that he did not have prior knowledge of a June 2016 meeting w...

News media hesitate to use 'lie' for Trump's misstatements

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has been accused of dishonesty, spreading falsehoods, misrepresenting facts, distorting news, passing on inaccuracies and being loose with the truth. But does he...

A bad week for Trump means a good week for Rachel Maddow

NEW YORK (AP) — If it's a lousy week for President Donald Trump, it's usually a good week for Rachel Maddow. MSNBC's marquee personality took advantage of a busy week of bad news for...

MTV launches drive to get young people to vote

NEW YORK (AP) — MTV is launching its first-ever midterm election drive to encourage young people to register and vote, hoping fans make voting a communal effort with their friends. T...

MTV launches drive to get young people to vote

NEW YORK (AP) — MTV is launching its first-ever drive to encourage young people to register and vote during a midterm election year. The youth-centric network will unveil the effort ...

As our media environment blurs, confusion reigns

NEW YORK (AP) — A generation ago, the likes of Walter Cronkite, Peter Jennings and Diane Sawyer were the heroes of television news. Now the biggest stars are arguably Sean Hannity and Rachel Maddow ...

Meghan McCain a feisty new presence on 'The View.'

NEW YORK (AP) — Meghan McCain's first instinct when approached to join "The View" was to say no — until her father, Sen. John McCain, convinced her to look past her trepidation to see the opportunity....

CNN's Cooper calls Trump's summit performance 'disgraceful'

NEW YORK (AP) — Seconds after President Donald Trump's news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin ended Monday, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper called the American leader's performance "disgrace...