A new book, Unscripted, tells the incredible story of Sumner Redstone, the other model for Succession’s Logan Roy – and the epic succession journey of his daughter, Shari, now chair of ViacomCBS.
Since the 1980s, cable news networks have focused on hyperpartisan news coverage to attract core audiences in an increasingly fragmented media market.
Legendary broadcaster Red Barber took a chance on Scully when he asked him to be an announcer for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Three years later, Scully was the voice of the World Series.
At the time, Gallup polls showed that fewer than 20% of Americans approved of interracial marriage.
When President Trump claimed in a press conference that the election was being stolen from him, three major TV networks cut off their coverage. A media scholar asks if this is a turning point.
A media historian uses declassified government documents to show how both sides of the Iron Curtain worked to have the projects canned.
Demands for regulation of media violence reached a fever pitch after RFK’s assassination, and networks scrambled to insert more kid-friendly fare into their lineups. Enter: the Mystery Machine.
An employment law expert explains why it’s time CEOs had to follow the same rules and harassment policies as every other employee.
Moonves, accused by 12 women of sexual harassment and assault, managed to walk away with a face-saving exit package that may even include some of his $182 million severance.
Is the Australian media industry willing to come together to fight against global streaming media companies, or will Australian media continue to battle each other?
Fifty years ago, an insurance agent named Paul Simpson was convinced of rampant bias on the evening news. So he embarked on a project to record each broadcast and store them at Vanderbilt University.
Sinclair network anchors decrying ‘fake stories’ have been condemned for giving biased support to President Trump. But nostalgic calls to restore civil political discussion on the air ignore history.
After footage from America’s first ‘living room war’ shocked the public, the government would clamp down on media coverage of future military conflicts.
CBS is not only the likely new owner of Ten Network but a major supplier of content to every television network and streaming service.
How is the Trump-Clinton contest being covered by the country’s major newspapers and broadcasters? We look at the data.
With a pilot that was deemed too complex and cerebral, ‘Star Trek’ looked dead in the water. Fifty years later, we look back at the show’s rocky beginnings.
The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is a huge money-maker, but you wouldn’t know it from the coverage on TV.
A post-network era looms. What does this mean for the way we watch – and pay for – television shows?
In shedding the caricature of a conservative pundit, Colbert can have more substantive conversations with his guests, while still employing his unique brand of satire.
In the beginning, newscasters weren’t even visible to TV news viewers. With Walter Cronkite, everything changed.