ABC 7 screencap ABC7 News Investigative Team’s new “investigative report” on pedestrian safety stirred controversy this week as street safety advocates called out the video for its insensitivity towards pedestrian deaths and lax attitude towards unsafe drivers. Streetsblog SF and others in San Francisco said the report engaged in “victim blaming.” Read more »
Turns out nice girls can finish first. According to new research, compassion and kindness are actually really good for your health -- including bennies like reducing stress and increasing lifespan. [ABC News] Another day, another workout,...Show More Summary
Liz Wahl, the RT anchor who quit at the end of show yesterday will be on Fox News Channel’s “Your World with Neil Cavuto” today. Will Fox News offer Wahl, who once was an intern at the channel, a job? Find out at 4pmET. ABC’s Brian Ross...Show More Summary
The Baton Rouge, Louisiana rap hero Lil Boosie, who’s been in prison on drug charges for the past five years, was released last night, as ABC News reports. Boosie’s prison stint started on a run-of-the-mill marijuana-possession charge, but the charges kept piling up; while in prison, he was found not guilty in a murder trial [...]
ABC News’ “Good Morning America” won the February 2014 Sweep in Total Viewers (5.851 million), according to Nielsen Media Research.
Growing by Double-Digits for the 2nd Week in a Row and Hitting New Season Highs, “This Week” Turned in its Strongest Numbers in More Than 5 Years On March 2, 2014, ABC News’ “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” ranked No. 1 for the 2nd straight...
ABC’s Good Morning America won the February sweep in overall audience despite an Olympics boost for NBC’s Today show, while the NBC morning infotainment show took the ratings derby in the news demo off of which ad sales are made in the daypart. Show More Summary
The last polls from The Post/ABC and Fox News confirm that there really is no leader in the pre-primary jostling for the 2016 presidential nomination. Among Republicans, according to the Fox poll, nearly one-third don’t think five candidates (New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, former Florida governor Jeb Bush, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Texas Sen. […]
Year-Long Investigation Led to Suspension of Johns Hopkins Black Lung Unit & Prompted Federal Investigation The ABC News Brian Ross Investigative Unit’s year-long investigation into the coal industry and the benefits denied to coal miners suffering from black lung disease has been awarded the prestigious...
ABC News reports: Singer Adam Lambert, who gained fame when he appeared on “American Idol,” will join the classic rock band, Queen, in a North American tour this summer, Lambert and original band members Brian May and Roger Taylor announced...Show More Summary
Media bias at its subtle finest.
The nonprofit Center for Public Integrity and ABC News last night won the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, presented by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, part of Harvard’s Kennedy School. The award was for a report on black-lung disease, described as a “yearlong investigation [that] examines how doctors and lawyers, working at […]
After being the lone network to report ObamaCare's newest delay on Wednesday morning, CBS dropped the story on Wednesday evening's news cast. Both NBC and ABC reported the news but only NBC provided criticism from Republicans. "The White...Show More Summary
ABC’s World News With Diane Sawyer this afternoon responded to Williams’ suggestion Sawyer may have perpetrated some ranygazoo in that viral video showing Baby Jude crying insolably ever time he sees Brian Williams on the family TV screen. Show More Summary
Of the three morning shows, only CBS This Morning on Wednesday bothered to cover yet another delay of ObamaCare. NBC's Today and ABC's Good Morning America both skipped the news. On Tuesday night, all three networks ignored the topic. CBS...Show More Summary
Support for redefining marriage to include same-sex couples has reached a new high, according to a Washington Post/ABC News poll released Wednesday. On both sides of the issue, those who strongly held their position outnumbered those who expressed ambivalence.
On Saturday, July 13, 2001, Microsoft was alerted to a nasty piece of malware called “Code Red.” In just two weeks, ABC News reported that the Code Red worm had infected more than 300,000 Windows computers around the world. When the news broke, it was like something straight out of a Tom Clancy novel. Show More Summary
(ABC News): "KSTP/SurveyUSA poll: Franken leads GOP challengers" (New York Times): "Texas G.O.P. beats back challengers from right" (Politico): "George P. Bush wins statewide race" (Real Clear Politics): "Harry Reid: Republicans are "addicted to Koch" (Washington Times): "Rand Paul seeks Kentucky law to run for president, Senate at same time"
A new Washington Post/ABC News poll shows that a record majority of Americans supports marriage equality, with 59 percent in favor and 38 percent opposed, and that half of Americans believe marriage for gays and lesbians is a constitutional right. Ten years ago it was the complete inverse, with 59 percent opposed. Show More Summary
Via ABC News: Support for gay marriage reached a new high in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll, marking a dramatic change in public attitudes on the subject across the past decade. Fifty-eight percent of Americans now say it should be legal for gay and lesbian couples to wed. Show More Summary