Germany’s foreign intelligence service plans a major expansion of Internet surveillance despite deep unease over revelations of US online spying, Der Spiegel news weekly reported Sunday. Spiegel said that the BND planned a 100 million euro ($130 million) program over the next five years to expand web monitoring with up to 100 new staff members [...]
It was a “near-record” year for local news, according to the latest RTDNA/Hofstra University study. Despite a six minute drop in the average amount of news produced on weekdays in 2012, Saturday and Sunday news time rose by an average...Show More Summary
Istanbul, June 17, 2013--Anti-press violence intensified in Istanbul on Sunday as police aggressively sought to obstruct reporters covering demonstrations against the government, according to news reports and CPJ interviews. The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on authorities to halt their harassment of the press....
Among the Daytime Emmy nominees this weekend is “CBS Sunday Morning,” the weekend newscast that focuses on softer, longer-form stories, a far cry from the typical Sunday morning news shows. The Hollywood Reporter‘s Marisa Guthrie talks...Show More Summary
FOX News Sunday’s Chris Wallace will exclusively sit down with former Vice President Dick Cheney for an rare in-studio interview live this Sunday.
WIS, the NBC affiliate in Columbia, S.C., is launching a Sunday morning newscast this weekend. “It’s a great opportunity to provide critical weather and news information to our audience on television, as well as expand our footprint in the mornings on digital,” news content director Rashida Jones told TVSpy. The hourlong 10 a.m. Show More Summary
Cincinnati’s CBS affiliate WKRC is adding two Sunday morning newscasts to its lineup. “We are very happy to have the opportunity to bring viewers across the Tri-State the kind of quality local news coverage that is their number one choice—every other morning of the week,” said WKRC news director Kirk Varner. Show More Summary
Former Vice President Dick Cheney will sit down for a rare live interview with Chris Wallace on “Fox News Sunday” this week. Cheney, the architect of the NSA surveillance program in the Bush administration, will weigh on in the last controversy surrounding the agency. Show More Summary
CBS’ “Face the Nation” was the most-watched Sunday public affairs show on June 9. With “Meet the Press” preempted for NBC’s coverage of the French Open, ABC’s “This Week” was second, followed by “Fox News Sunday” in third and Univision’s...Show More Summary
On Sunday, when Guardian US revealed the identity of the infamous NSA leaker, apparently holed up in a hotel in Hong Kong, the NYT tweeted the news: “Former C.I.A. Worker Says He Is Source of Leak on U.S. Surveillance, British News Site...Show More Summary
WGCL is facing anger from viewers after cutting away from the last minutes of the Tony Awards to air its late newscast Sunday evening. The Atlanta CBS affiliate went to local news at 11:00 p.m., just two minutes before the night’s final...Show More Summary
The New York Times has an assessment of the perennial Sunday show guest: a short list of U.S. senators, topped by Sen. John McCain. Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace tells the Times Senator McCain checks most of the the boxes that all the shows look for. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — Rep. Darrell Issa is now a thorn in the side of the IRS and the Obama administration, with some sources calling him the new congressional “bulldog”. On the Sunday news circuit, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) said that the IRS targeting of Tea Party groups came directly from Washington, something that Democrats deny. Reuters [...]
New York, June 3, 2013--The Jordanian government announced plans on Sunday to block more than 300 websites for failing to register under the Press and Publications Law, news sources reported. Access to several of the sites has already been blocked within the country, the reports said....
On NBC’s Meet The Press on Sunday, former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw told host David Gregory that it was “tough to see” how Attorney General Eric Holder keeps his job in light of the Justice Department leak investigations that have enraged the press. Gregory: Does he (Holder) stay in the job? Brokaw: Boy, I think [...]
The original series executive produced by Ridley Scott‘s Scott Free Prods, will focus on a single major news events considered not only shocking at the time, will debut Sunday, June 23 at 9 PM ET. It will lead into the Morgan Spurlock docu-series Inside Man, which also premieres June 23. Show More Summary
“Washington D.C. Sniper” Leads Eight Episode Weekend Series That Probes News Events of Enduring Historical Impact
Late Sunday evening, Politico publicist media reporter Dylan Byers published an internal memo broke the news that Susan Glasser, editor-in-chief of Foreign Policy, will be joining Politico as its long-form journalism editor. GlasserShow More Summary
KPRC‘s decision to go with local news instead of the Monaco Grand Prix Sunday morning angered viewers enough to prompt general manager Jerry Martin to post an apology on the Houston NBC affiliate’s website. “I wanted to let you knowShow More Summary
Morgan Spurlock‘s CNN show has a name and a launch date. “Inside Man” debuts Sunday, June 23 at 10pmET. The 8-episode run explores topics ranging from migrant farm workers, the elder care industry, and drought. Former NBC News and CNN...Show More Summary