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Woman's 40,000-Tape TV News Archive to Be Digitized For the World

From 1977 to 2012, Marion Stokes recorded television news. In those 35 years, she filled 40,000 tapes with decades of stories big and small, local and national. After her death three years ago, her family decided to donate the strange and culturally significant collection to the Internet Archive, but what then? How… » 8/04/15 1:15pm 8/04/15 1:15pm

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

'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