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Michael Strahan Is Leaving Live to Work Full Time at Good Morning America

He'll segue to GMA in September

Michael Strahan is leaving Live with Kelly and Michael, but viewers will still be able to spend their mornings with him. After four years co-hosting Live with Kelly Ripa, the former…

ABC's Ben Sherwood Says Network's 'All-Inclusive' Programming Reflects Its Diverse Audience

Calls Shonda Rhimes 'Our Elvis' at Vegas conference

Ben Sherwood says ABC's programming reflects diversity not simply because it's good business to do so but "because it's right." Sherwood, the president of the Disney-ABC TV group, was the keynote…

5 Ways Mobile Is Changing News Consumption

Media execs weigh in on perks and challenges of the screen shift

BARCELONA, Spain—Media executives from television, online and magazine news organizations are optimistic that a mostly mobile audience will present new opportunities for reporting and engagement, even while revenue challenges remain. Speaking…

How Effective Have Donald Trump's and Ted Cruz's Campaign Ads Been?

Voter reactions a few days before Iowa

Donald Trump's support among blue collar voters doubles when Ted Cruz attacks him in ads, but those same attacks boost Cruz's support among middle-class men. And while Trump's ads don't…

Fox Isn't Laughing About an ABC Sitcom Called 'Fair and Balanced'

Comedy co-opts slogan Fox News trademarked in 1997

Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes isn't amused by ABC's plans for a comedy called Fair and Balanced. The show, from ABC and Lionsgate, stars Kal Penn as a…

Vice Will Take Over A+E Networks’ H2 Next Year, Rebranding It as Viceland

Long-delayed revamp set after DirecTV carriage deal was done

Better late than never: The long-awaited deal for Vice Media to take over A+E Networks' H2 network, which many expected to be announced last spring, was finalized today. As expected, Vice…

SXSW Reverses Controversial Decision and Will Now Conduct a Full Day of Anti-Harassment Panels

19 speakers confirmed

South by Southwest Interactive is doing an about-face on its decision to cancel two anti-harassment panels due to threats of "on-site violence" for the 2016 conference. Now, less than a…

Are Robert Redford's Movies About the Media Good for Journalism?

'Truth' is his latest film about the profession

Robert Redford has acted in dozens of films in his career and directed nine others, but there's one subject he doesn't seem to tire of tackling: journalism. Since Redford played…

On-Air Murders Highlight How TV News Crews Are Exposed at Every Angle

Studios are safer than ever, while reporters are left out in the open

Alison Parker and Adam Ward had the most seemingly simple and stress-free of assignments: a live interview with a local Chamber of Commerce representative. No crowds, no police, just a…

TV Reporter and Photographer Killed by Former Colleague During Live Broadcast

Gunman commits suicide, leaves 23-page note

During a live broadcast this morning around 6:45 a.m. on WDBJ-TV, Roanoke/Lynchburg's CBS affiliate, a gunman opened fire, killing reporter Alison Parker and her photographer Adam Ward. They were broadcasting live…

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