Real-Life Ron Burgundy Sneers at Women's Strike in '70s Newscast

On August 26, 1970, more than 20,000 women gathered in New York and across the country for the Women's Strike for Equality, calling for equal rights in the workplace, a repeal of anti-abortion laws, and free childcare. You know, all the things we've since achieved. Wait, what's that? We haven't? Not even the — but how… » 11/21/14 5:30pm 11/21/14 5:30pm

The News Sorority: The Media Book That Drove the Media Wild

"Katie Couric on Diane Sawyer: 'I Wonder Who She Blew This Time'" reads one headline. "HATE-Y COURIC" proclaims another. Not to be outdone: "EXCLUSIVE: Betrayal, jealousy, and bitterness: New book reveals the vicious rivalry between Diane Sawyer and Barbara Walters - and how Diane ran newsroom like an imperial court… » 10/17/14 3:50pm 10/17/14 3:50pm

Tim Tebow Hired as Good Morning America Correspondent (Spit Take)

ABC is now the network of such venerable news names as Bob Woodruff, Barbara Walters, Peter Jennings, Diane Sawyer, and... Tim Tebow. Yes. Tim Motherfucking Tebow. » 9/11/14 6:00pm 9/11/14 6:00pm

'Apparently Kid' Apparently Has No Idea What Apparently Means

Five-year-old Noah Ritter became an instant sensation yesterday, when he took the local news mic at a county fair and delivered an bravura performance peppered with unnecessary "apparently"s. This morning he continued his media blitz with a Today Show interview, and he adorably admitted the truth: "No, I don't know… » 8/06/14 1:50pm 8/06/14 1:50pm

Chelsea Handler Tells Piers Morgan to Shove It on Live TV

Whatever you think about Chelsea Handler, the woman's got giant steel balls. During an appearance on Morgan's lame duck show last night, the comedian told the king of the Twitter tantrum what we all wish we could: that he sucks. It's pretty brilliant. » 3/11/14 2:10pm 3/11/14 2:10pm

Oh Crap: Soledad O'Brien Is Rumored to Be Pushed Out at CNN

As a wise person once said, "If you are a dumbass, it's probably a bad idea to agree to be interviewed by Soledad O'Brien." The anchor is a whip-smart bulldog who never backs down, who schools fools and fact checks John Sununu. Unfortunately, the buzz is that she's getting the boot at CNN. » 2/20/13 10:25am 2/20/13 10:25am

Sexy Lady News Anchors Are Rotting Your Brain!

A new study found men retain less information when the woman delivering the news wears a sexier outfit. Could shorter skirts and form-fitting blazers be the reason that the 24/7 news cycle is leaving Americans more ill-informed? » 1/25/11 4:13pm 1/25/11 4:13pm

Bill O'Reilly Blames Joy Behar's "Yapping" For View Shitstorm

Television shoutfests over ideology may be entertaining to watch, but they're even more entertaining for the shouters. Just look at Bill O'Reilly admitting how much fun it was to harangue and condescend to the ladies of The View. » 10/15/10 12:11pm 10/15/10 12:11pm

What To Do About Christiane Amanpour's Low Ratings

Christiane Amanpour's ratings on This Week are generally not impressive. Could it be that hair? One women's group proposes a solution (and it's not a haircut). » 10/14/10 3:58pm 10/14/10 3:58pm

Tom Shales Talks Of Ladies And Laps, Baits Us

PBS host Alison Stewart on Shales' assertion in his review that she "looked as though she would have been much more comfortable in [guest Bill] Clinton's lap": "We welcome constructive criticism but not a raunchy rant." [TVNewser, Earlier] » 5/13/10 7:20pm 5/13/10 7:20pm

Christiane Amanpour To Go It Alone On New CNN Show

Diane Sawyer isn't the only TV newswoman getting her own show — Christiane Amanpour is now slated to host a talk show for CNN starting this month. » 9/09/09 9:30am 9/09/09 9:30am

The Nightly News: Now That It's Not "Interesting" Women Get To Run It

Come January, two of the three big nightly newscasts will be anchored by women. But are women taking over the evening news only as it sinks into irrelevance? » 9/03/09 12:40pm 9/03/09 12:40pm