D.M. Levine

Current Italy to Go Dark

After long battle with News Corp., channel will go off the air in Italy on Sunday

Current TV’s last-ditch efforts to save its left-leaning Italian-language network, Current Italy, have failed and the channel will go dark this Sunday, according to an internal memo sent out to…

Two CEOs One Too Many for Current TV

Rosenthal leaving two months after Hyatt took co-CEO title

Sources close to Current TV say that the departure of Current TV CEO Mark Rosenthal comes two months after the network's co-founder, Joel Hyatt, took the position of co-CEO alongside…

Current TV's CEO Out

Mark Rosenthal will be replaced by co-founder and former CEO Joel Hyatt

Adweek has confirmed that Mark Rosenthal is stepping down as CEO of Current TV. Current co-founder Joel Hyatt will take over for Rosenthal. "After six years as a board member and…

The Piers Morgan Tweet Heard 'Round the World

The short life and fast death of a rumor about the CNN host

If you were doing anything with your time on Thursday other than following every minute development in the rumor mill surrounding CNN host Piers Morgan, you would have missed the…

Blogger's Claim That CNN's Morgan Knew of Hacking Falls Short

Recording supposedly captured host discussing payment for hacker

The English blogger who has, for weeks, been accusing Piers Morgan of involvement in the ballooning U.K. hacking scandal, now says he is sitting on a recording in which Morgan…

ABC News, NBC News Snipe Over Paying Sources

NBC gloating over ABC's policy change prompts return fire

As ABC News moves away from checkbook journalism, its competitors are starting to gloat—and distance themselves from similar practices. “We were happy to hear about this change in ABC News…

Piers Morgan Emerges as a Staunch Defender of Murdoch

An unlikely position for a CNN host

Rupert Murdoch has an increasingly outspoken defender on TV: Piers Morgan. After a week of relative silence on the subject of the ballooning phone hacking scandal, the CNN prime-time host…

Piers Morgan Finally Addresses Murdoch Phone Hacking On Air

Breaks week of silence

After a week of silence on the matter amid a growing chorus of questions surrounding his role in the ballooning phone hacking scandal in Britain, CNN primetime host Piers Morgan…

CNN Streaming Audience Will Be Tough to Measure

Online chief says usage will drive better metrics

CNN’s online chief, KC Estenson, says he isn’t all that concerned about the fact that he can’t yet measure a new chunk of his audience. “To me, measurement follows usage,”…

Andrew Ross Sorkin Named Co-Host of CNBC's 'Squawk Box'

'New York Times' columnist takes over for Carl Quintanilla

CNBC has named a replacement for Carl Quintanilla on Squawk Box, its morning news program: New York Times columnist and Too Big to Fail author Andrew Ross Sorkin. According to an…