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Zirinsky leaving as CBS News chief, amid industry change

Apr. 14, 2021 12:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News President Susan Zirinsky is stepping down after two years on the job, making it the second of the three broadcast news divisions to lose its leader in the past couple of months. Zirinsky told CBS News staff at the network's morning news meeting...

Nielsen, networks clash on stats showing fewer viewers

Apr. 13, 2021 17:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — People have been stuck at home for a year due to COVID-19 restrictions, with movie theaters closed, concert venues closed, restaurants closed, sports attendance restricted — yet television viewing is down? That makes no sense to networks and cable and...

Germany's Bild newspaper to launch television channel

Apr. 12, 2021 05:58 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's biggest-selling daily newspaper, Bild, plans to launch a television channel that will go on air before the country's election in late September, its publisher said Monday. Publisher Axel Springer said that the core of the new Bild channel's...

Trump addresses GOP as power to shape national debate wanes

Apr. 10, 2021 20:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump insists he's enjoying his life off Twitter. The press releases his aides fire off on an increasingly frequent basis are more “elegant,” he says. Plus there's no risk of backlash for retweeting unsavory accounts. But...

Too much? BBC gets complaints over Prince Philip coverage

Apr. 10, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The U.K.’s national broadcaster switched instantly into mourning mode when Prince Philip’s death was announced but not everyone has agreed with that BBC decision. The BBC canceled its regular programming Friday and aired special coverage hosted by...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Apr. 09, 2021 18:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm; Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Secretary of State Antony Blinken. ...

Chauvin trial puts Court TV's revival in the public eye

Apr. 09, 2021 14:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Scott Tufts believes the media world is not complete without Court TV. If he's ever going to prove his point, now is the time. The television executive is behind the network's 2019 revival and, since he began working last fall to convince Minnesota...

About 17 million view Baylor's championship win over Gonzaga

Apr. 07, 2021 16:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Even an NCAA championship matchup between two widely acknowledged as the best men's college basketball teams in the country wasn't enough to set the television world afire. An estimated 16.92 million people watched Baylor win the national championship...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Apr. 03, 2021 14:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg; Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo.; retired Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honore, who led a review of Capitol security after the Jan. 6 riot. ...

Protests grow in Italy over the wiretapping of journalists

Apr. 02, 2021 15:10 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italian journalists and lawmakers on Friday protested the wiretapping of reporters’ phone calls during investigations into Libya-based migrant trafficking and humanitarian rescue groups. Italian daily Domani reported that among the conversations...