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'Inside Homicide' to Premiere Thursday, October 9 on Investigation Discovery

With only 15 percent of homicide detectives in the U.S. being women, the working lives of female detectives are not as well documented as those of their male counterparts. INSIDE HOMICIDE takes a ride along with three female homicide detectives

House Select Committee on Benghazi To Hold First Hearing on Wednesday

On Wednesday, September 17th, at 10 a.m., the Select Committee on Benghazi will hold its first hearing on Benghazi, and this first meeting will investigate whether the recommendations of the Accountability Review Board have been properly fulfilled. Perhaps America will finally get some answers about the loss of four of its citizens in Libya, including […]

The Scoreboard: Saturday, Sept. 13

25-54 demographic (Live +SD) Total day: FNC: 166 | MSNBC: 138 | CNN: 109 | HLN: 98 Primetime: FNC: 180 | MSNBC: 195 | CNN: 134 | HLN: 106 4p: 5p: 6p: 7p: 8p: 9p: 10p: 11p: 12a: FNC Alt/News: 118 TheFive: 102 NewsHQ: 139 Report: 108 Show More Summary

A Bloomberg reporter’s delicious scoop

On June 7, 2013, I sent this email to Bloomberg reporter Renee Dudley: “An anonymous tipster reports you were banned from Wal-Mart meetings all this week while other national media were allowed to cover them. Is this correct?” Dudley referred me to a Bloomberg spokesman who confirmed that the reporter wouldn’t be in Bentonville, Arkansas, … Read More

The 50 Most Influential LGBT People in Media Are…

The Advocate is out with its 50 most influential LGBT media figures list. And the top spot drew a tie. MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and TMZ’s Harvey Levin both ranked number one. Levin has been a cable news fixture over the last week in the aftermath of his site exposing elevator footage of Ray Rice hitting his then-fiancee Janay Palmer. Show More Summary

The PBS Left: 'Airstrikes Are Wonderful'

The voice from the left on PBS wants a serious debate over Obama's war plan--but also makes it clear that airstrikes are great.

'Yo Soy El Artista' Premiere Delivers a Cumulative Audience of 3.3 Million Total Viewers

The premiere of Telemundo’s new mega-reality competition, “Yo Soy El Artista” (I Am the Artist) reached a cumulative U.S. audience of 3,325,000 total viewers

UniMás Grew its Audience Season-over-Season Among Total Viewers, Adults 18-49 & Adults 18-34

In the current 2013/2014 season, UniMás reported primetime audience growth among Total Viewers 2+ (+13%), Adults 18-49 (+9%) and Adults 18-34 (+6%) over the comparable weeks in the 2012/2013 season.

'Ebola: Inside the Deadly Outbreak' to Simulcast on Discovery Channel & Discovery Fit & Health on Thursday, September 18

Discovery Channel and Discovery Fit & Health announced today that the networks will simulcast EBOLA: INSIDE THE DEADLY OUTBREAK which premieres Thursday, Sept. 18 at 10PM.

Anti-Censorship Veteran Judy Platt Celebrates 35 Years With the AAP

Judy Platt with Salman Rushdie, Sept 2004 Judy Platt is celebrating her 35th anniversary at The Association of American Publishers. The organization honored Platt with a lunch in DC today. As Director, Free Expression Advocacy, Platt...Show More Summary

How Linking to Knowledge Could Boost News Media

  A key way to differentiate value-added news from commodity contents is to rework the notion of linking. Thanks to semantics and APIs, we could move from dumb links to knowledge linking.  Most media organizations are still stuck in version 1.0 of linking. Show More Summary

Gawker Media Moving to Flatiron District

On the heels of Nick Denton scoring the #7 spot on Joe Pompeo‘s list of “The 50 Most Influential People in LGBT Media” for The Advocate, there is a larger and much more significant multiple-of-seven Gawker number: 114. That’s the address on Fifth Avenue where the company will soon relocate. Show More Summary

Apple Watch Is And Isn’t…

  The Apple Watch isn’t just another iDevice, a “wearables” accessory to the Apple ecosystem. It’s a bold attempt to create a new kind of wrist-worn personal computer that looks like a smartwatch. In previous Monday Notes dealing with...Show More Summary

Dr. Strangelove vs. ISIS

In the past there have been films about the absurdity of war and political madness. The Marx Brothers explored it in the brilliant Duck Soup. The Mouse that Roared looked at a country declaring war on the United States in order to get foreign aid; Dr. Show More Summary

'Gotham' Executive Producer Explains How They Decide Which Villains To Put In The Show

Fox's most-anticipated new show of the fall season is definitely Batman prequel series, "Gotham." The show will serve as an origin story telling not only how the billionaire Bruce Wayne eventually becomes the Dark Knight, but also how his most compelling foes transformed into some of the Caped Crusader's most dangerous villains. Show More Summary

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Celebrates First Anniversary on ‘Fox & Friends’

Fox & Friends co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck celebrated one year with the morning show this morning. Hasselbeck’s co-hosts came with gifts. Steve Doocy gave her a framed picture of the New York Times advertisement that promoted her joining the show. Show More Summary

FCC Net Neutrality Comment Period Closed — Now What?

Since the FCC lost its court case against Verizon in January, the Internet has been mobilizing around the topic of net neutrality. Last week a host of sites rallied around a symbolic slowdown to raise awareness for net neutrality, and...Show More Summary

Weekly Ratings Notes for Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, TBS & TNT: 'Black Jesus', 'Sullivan & Son', 'Teen Titans Go!', 'Dallas' & More

Adult Swim ranked #1 among basic cable networks for Total Day Delivery of adults 18-24 & 18-34 and men 18-24 for the second week of September.

POLITICO Pro Adds VP of Business Development

More promotions over at POLITICO. After yesterday’s announcement of Miki King‘s promotion to EVP of operations, comes an email from chief revenue officer Roy Schwartz to staff naming Bobby Moran as VP of business development and Dari...Show More Summary

Nearly 40 percent of African-Americans think news does not portray them accurately

American Press Institute 38 percent of African-Americans believe “the news they consume does not at all accurately portray their community or does so just slightly,” a new report from the Associated Press–NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the American Press Institute says. Show More Summary

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