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DirecTV drops Trump-friendly One America News

Jan. 16, 2022 00:08 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — DirecTV plans to drop One America News Network, significantly shrinking the reach of the right-wing TV channel friendly to Donald Trump and widely criticized for spreading misinformation including the former president’s false claim that he won the 2020 election. The...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jan. 15, 2022 10:14 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Dr. Vivek Murthy, U.S. surgeon general; Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Clyburn; Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah. ___ CBS’ “Face the Nation" — National security...

ABC News draws fire for editing of CDC director's interview

Jan. 13, 2022 13:37 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News is under fire for its editing of a “Good Morning America” interview with CDC Director Rochelle Walensky that created uncertainty that’s being exploited by vaccine critics. In the interview, Walensky discussed a study that showed how most vaccinated...

NFL regular-season ratings increase 10% over last season

Jan. 12, 2022 18:54 PM EST

An extra week of games, close finishes and a non-election year helped propel the NFL to its highest regular-season ratings in six years. The 272 regular-season games averaged 17.1 million viewers across television and digital platforms, that is a 10% increase over 2020 and is the...

Indigenous news outlets, nonprofits drive deeper coverage

Jan. 11, 2022 15:44 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Kiowa tribal member Tristan Ahtone remembers just getting started in journalism over a decade ago and pitching ideas on Indigenous topics. His bosses would say things like: “We ran a Native story earlier this year. Do we need another one?” Thankfully, he said,...

Jesse Watters is Fox News' new 7 p.m. Eastern host

Jan. 10, 2022 15:15 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel has given its 7 p.m. Eastern hour on weeknights to opinion host Jesse Watters, whose star has risen at the network with the ratings success of “The Five,” where he is one of the regular panelists. Watters will remain on “The Five,” but will...

Biden shied away from news conferences, interviews in Year 1

Jan. 09, 2022 11:33 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In what's become a familiar scene, President Joe Biden lingered after delivering a recent speech on the pandemic as reporters fired a barrage of questions. He bristled at a query about the shortage of COVID-19 rapid tests, answered another about omicron-spurred...

Law officers begin effort aimed at crushing crime in Jackson

Jan. 08, 2022 10:52 AM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Federal and local law officers are embarking on a new initiative aimed at curbing crime in Mississippi’s capital city. Officials from several agencies outlined the Jackson program at a Thursday news conference. The “Violent Gun Reduction and Interdiction...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jan. 07, 2022 21:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Secretary of State Antony Blinken; Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D.; Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot; Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill.; Zeke Emanuel, vice provost at the...

Conservative networks minimize insurrection on anniversary

Jan. 06, 2022 22:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — At one point Thursday afternoon, Rep. Adam Kinzinger was on CNN recounting what he was doing a year earlier when the U.S. Capitol was attacked. At the same time, MSNBC was reporting on the Justice Department probe into what led up to the riot. Yet on Fox News...