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Josh Elliott Leaves Good Morning America ABC News correspondent Amy Robach upped to co-anchor

For the second time in the span of four months, ABC’s Good Morning America is weathering a defection in its ranks, as co-anchor Josh Elliott has left the show for…

March 30, 2014, 9:26 PM EDT

Ben Sherwood Named Top Dog at Disney/ABC Television Group News chief to succeed Anne Sweeney in 2015

The Walt Disney Co. announced today that it has named ABC News president Ben Sherwood the successor to Anne Sweeney. Effective Feb. 1, 2015, Sherwood will assume the title of…

March 24, 2014, 1:58 PM EDT

A Tweet, Selfie and Instagram Video Just Broke That US Airways News 'So my plane just crashed ...'

A US Airways plane en route to Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Thursday evening blew a tire while trying to take off from the Philadelphia International Airport, and though the aircraft won’t be…

March 13, 2014, 8:24 PM EDT

Why Are the Newtown Recordings Different From Everything on Broadcastify? Networks struggle with controversial tape

NBC was the first to say it out loud: "The families of the victims of the Newtown, Conn. shootings made it public that they did not want the 911 tapes…

December 4, 2013, 3:06 PM EST

Katie Couric Bolts to Yahoo ABC News personality will serve as Internet giant’s global anchor

Confirming what may have been the worst-kept secret in recent memory, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer on Monday officially announced that Katie Couric is joining the company as global anchor. In a…

November 25, 2013, 2:33 PM EST

WPP Buys Mobile Firm That Built NPR and NatGeo's Cool Apps Bottle Rocket's 2013 revenue reached $17 million

WPP made its second investment in a mobile company since August, acquiring notable apps maker Bottle Rocket for an undisclosed sum. The holding company said Bottle Rocket—which has a bevy of…

November 8, 2013, 1:05 PM EST

Al Jazeera America Finds a Leader in ABC News Vet Kate O’Brian joins well-funded startup channel

With a little less than a month to go before its launch, Al Jazeera America has selected ABC News veteran Kate O’Brian to serve as its president. In her new role,…

July 22, 2013, 3:17 PM EDT

It’s Official: Deborah Turness Named President of NBC News U.K. news sets sail for New York on August 5

A little more than a week after word began circulating that ITV News editor Deborah Turness was on the verge of being named president of NBC News, Pat Fili-Krushel made…

May 20, 2013, 11:57 AM EDT

21st Century Laugh Track: ABC News Unveils Social TV App Viewers will share instant reactions to programming on Facebook

ABC News announced a new app called Social Soundtracker that will allow users to tap emoticons to instantly convey their feelings about a television program—clap, boo, laugh, gasp and aww—with a…

April 26, 2013, 12:00 PM EDT

So Much for 2008: Election Shatters Digital News Records Foxnews.com enjoys biggest night ever, along with CNN.com, Politico, others

It turns out all the breathless speculation was correct. Down to its core, the 2012 presidential campaign was indeed the digital election. While most media types anticipated a record-setting night for…

November 12, 2012, 12:00 AM EST

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