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Topic: Fox News Channel

Why Shepard Smith Doesn't Like to Talk About Hurricane Katrina—or Brian Williams

Fox News Channel's breaking news authority

Specs Current gig Chief news anchor and managing editor of breaking news at Fox News Channel Twitter @ShepNewsTeam Age 51 Adweek: It's been 10 years since you reported on Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.…

2 Popular Fox News Shows Are Beating Their Broadcast Competition

Fox chief Roger Ailes is 'pleased to be making serious inroads'

Fox News has been the No. 1 cable news channel for 13 years, beating its cable competitors combined on many nights. But increasingly, the 21st Century Fox network is taking…

Howard Owens Steps Down as Nat Geo Channels President

Exec will hang up a shingle as an independent producer

After a two-and-a-half-year stint as president of National Geographic Channels U.S., Howard Owens is striking out on his own. The former William Morris agent and Reveille co-founder on Monday revealed his…

Family Photos: The Advertising and Media Edition

Some of the industry's boldface names along with their progeny

Considering the changes in advertising and media in the last three-and-a-half decades, it is comforting to know that some familiar names will be with us for generations to come. Here,…

Fox Will Invest $150 Million in Broadcast Programming

Strategy ‘offensive, not defensive,’ says Chase Carey

The newly-created 21st Century Fox had its first earnings call on Tuesday afternoon, and, perhaps befitting its status as half of the old News Corp., took half as long as…

Nearly 11 Million Viewers Turned to Cable for Zimmerman Verdict

Fox News Channel, CNN rack up huge ratings as trial ends

Approximately 10.6 million viewers on Saturday night turned to the cable news networks as a Florida jury returned a “not guilty” verdict in the George Zimmerman trial. According to Nielsen, Fox…

Jeff Zucker’s Quest for the Fountain of Youth

CNN boss scrambles to scare up a younger audience

While CNN worldwide president Jeff Zucker is looking to draw a younger, more cosmopolitan audience, he acknowledges that reaching people who fit that description is a challenge in a cord-cutting…

CNN Wants Newt for Crossfire Refresh

Gingrich on Jeff Zucker’s wish list

CNN has begun casting its net for pundits to appear in the revival of its debate show Crossfire. According to Politico, the news network has approached former Speaker of the…

Sarah Palin Out at Fox News Channel

Former Alaska Gov leaves News Corp. news network

Sarah Palin has left the Fox News Channel. The high-profile former vice presidential candidate and onetime Governor of Alaska spent three years as a paid contributor to the news network,…

A Lot of People Watched the Inauguration, But Fewer Than Last Term

CNN rules cable, NBC beats other broadcasters

The second inauguration of Barack Obama pulled in 6.73 million viewers on cable news alone, with CNN leading the pack with 3.136 million viewers. Fox News drew 2.27 million viewers…

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