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Editorial Roundup: New York

Feb. 12, 2020 3:42 PM EST

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers: You From New York? You’re First on Trump’s Revenge List The New York Times Feb. 6 Fresh from his impeachment acquittal by Senate Republicans, President Trump has shifted into payback mode. In his combative State of the...

Statuary Hall, near the House floor, is set up for news media for the State of the Union address by President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Fox News has best ratings since Trump election, inauguration

Feb. 11, 2020 5:12 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The week President Donald Trump was acquitted in his impeachment trial was Fox News Channel's best in the ratings since the weeks he was elected and inaugurated. The Nielsen company said Fox News averaged 4.27 million viewers in prime time last week, better than any network except for ABC,...

Christopher Le Mon, right, a precinct captain for former Vice President Joe Biden, counts supporters during the Democratic caucus at Hempstead High School in Dubuque, Iowa, on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. (Nicki Kohl/Telegraph Herald via AP)

Iowa a carnival of democracy for media — until it went sour

Feb. 4, 2020 4:52 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — As MSNBC's Katy Tur wandered through a gym in Des Moines during her network's coverage of the Iowa caucuses Monday, she found a voter wearing a Bernie Sanders button sitting with supporters of Amy Klobuchar. “I'm a little split,” the woman conceded. Call her the poster girl...

In this image from video, House impeachment manager Rep. Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, speaks during the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump in the Senate at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)

Impeachment trial not ready for broadcast prime time

Jan. 23, 2020 3:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The first night of arguments in favor of President Donald Trump's impeachment before the U.S. Senate was judged not ready for prime time by many of the nation's television executives. ABC, CBS and NBC all stuck with regularly scheduled programs like “Chicago Med,”...

ABC News to bolster streaming service with live programming

Jan. 23, 2020 12:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News is moving aggressively to boost its streaming service with the belief that these products will change the news business over the next decade the way cable channels CNN, Fox News and MSNBC did a generation ago. The network said Thursday that it will hire some 50 new journalists,...

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Did Fox's Tucker Carlson play role in calming Iran pressure?

Jan. 9, 2020 4:27 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Here's a point to ponder: To what extent is Fox News Channel's Tucker Carlson responsible for President Donald Trump stepping away from a potential war with Iran? From his prime-time perch on the top-rated cable network, Carlson has advocated restraint in dealing with Iran, and resisted...

CIA Director Gina Haspel arrives to brief members of the Senate on the details of the threat that prompted the U.S. to kill Iranian  Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Iraq, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/ Jacquelyn Martin)

Democrats, and some in GOP, seek more info on Iran decision

Jan. 8, 2020 11:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration made its case on Capitol Hill for killing a powerful Iranian general, but Democrats — and a handful of Republicans — said the classified briefings Wednesday were short on details and left them wondering about the president's next steps in the...

President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, turns with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to walk to the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump campaign seizes on Soleimani killing

Jan. 8, 2020 12:36 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump once warned Barack Obama not to “play the Iran card” to boost his political prospects by starting a war. Eight years later, Trump is showing no reluctance to capitalize politically on his order to kill a top Iranian general, drawing accusations that he is...

House members vote as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center, stands on the dais, during a vote on article II of impeachment against President Donald Trump, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Networks stick with impeachment drama — to a point

Dec. 18, 2019 9:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's top television networks had the patience to follow the House debate on impeaching President Donald Trump on Wednesday — but only to a point. When Speaker Nancy Pelosi's gavel signaled that Trump had been impeached, CBS was airing the season conclusion of...