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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden gestures as President Donald Trump walks onto stage for the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland. (Olivier Douliery/Pool vi AP)

Debate commission says it will make changes to format

Sep. 30, 2020 9:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The presidential debate commission says it will soon adopt changes to its format to avoid a repeat of the disjointed first meeting between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden. The commission said Wednesday that the debate “made clear that additional structure should be...

With election interest keen, Fox's Carlson strong in ratings

Sep. 9, 2020 11:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tucker Carlson drew the television equivalent of a royal flush on the week before Labor Day. The controversial Fox News Channel personality had all five of his weeknight programs land in the Nielsen company's 20 most popular programs last week. Four of them were in the Top 10. Fox's Sean...

President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding Air Force One for a trip to Kenosha, Wis., Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump spins baseless tale of ‘thugs’ flying to protests

Sep. 2, 2020 12:04 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — President Donald Trump is recycling a baseless conspiracy theory to claim that recent protests have been orchestrated by powerful people in “dark shadows” intent on undermining his reelection prospects. The claims first took root on Facebook and Twitter earlier this year after...

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Current events push 'Black Panther,' Fox News to big ratings

Sep. 1, 2020 5:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A special airing of “Black Panther" in the wake of the death of star Chadwick Boseman was a bright spot for the broadcast networks in a ratings week otherwise utterly dominated by Fox News Channel's coverage of the Republican National Convention. ABC's last-minute scheduling...

Donald Trump Jr., right, watches as his girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle, tapes her speech for the first night of the Republican National Convention from the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

First day shows media coverage of convention is sore spot

Aug. 24, 2020 11:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The opening of the Republican National Convention on Monday offered quick proof that how it is covered by the news media will be an ongoing sore spot. Day One featured a complaint about his coverage by President Donald Trump, some aggressive fact-checking by television reporters and an odd...

'Hoax' book reveals extent of internal unease at Fox

Aug. 23, 2020 11:01 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Brian Stelter knows critics accuse Fox News of bending the truth in order to maintain its staunch support of and closeness to President Donald Trump. As CNN media reporter and host of “Reliable Sources,” he's often one of them. He wasn't prepared to hear the extent of concerns...

In this image from video, Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nev., speaks during the state roll call vote on second night of the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. (Democratic National Convention via AP)

Democrats hope unconventional travelogue entices viewers

Aug. 19, 2020 12:30 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An unexpected travelogue connected as a television event during the second night of the Democrats' virtual convention, livening up a show that so far is struggling in the ratings. The roll call vote that formally sealed Joe Biden's nomination as the Democratic candidate for president...

The control room where live feeds are managed is in operation for the first night of the virtual DNC convention at the Wisconsin Center on August 17, 2020 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The convention, which was once expected to draw 50,000 people to the city, is now taking place virtually due to concerns with the coronavirus pandemic.  (Scott Olson/Pool via AP)

Television viewership down for unconventional convention

Aug. 18, 2020 8:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Preliminary estimates show television viewership for the first night of the Democrats' virtual convention was sharply down compared to the opening of Hillary Clinton's nominating party four years ago. An estimated 19.7 million people watched coverage between 10 and 11 p.m. on some 10...