Everywhere you look in TV news these days, glass ceilings are shattering.
Female anchors now outnumber men on the broadcast evening news shows. Christiane Amanpour broke up the Sunday morning broadcast boys club when she was named the anchor of ABC’s This Week.
And now, at long last, an inanimate machine is claiming its rightful Read More
CNN has settled on a plain title for John King’s new 7 p.m. show: John King, USA. (Via TVNewser.)
The patriotic-sounding show will be the permanent replacement for the departed Lou Dobbs, whose zeal for America was, shall we say, unquestioned.
In a promotional video—which has him taking batting practice at Read More
Lou Dobbs just announced he will leave CNN to pursue “constructive problem solving,” but CNN has already announced a replacement. Reports Felix Gillette:
John King will be the network’s new 7 p.m. anchor. Mr. King will take over the time slot sometime early next year. For the time being he will continue to anchor CNN’s Read More
Today, CNN executives announced that John King will be the network’s new 7 p.m. anchor. Mr. King will take over the time slot sometime early next year. For the time being he will continue to anchor CNN’s Sunday morning public affairs show, State of the Union. According to a press release, Mr. King’s Read More
Maybe it would have been more interesting if the White House had taken a page from Ronald Reagan’s old playbook.
It was back in December 1987 when, with just over a year left in his second term, Reagan played host to a Washington summit with Soviet premier Mikhail Gorbachev. In terms of domestic Read More
One of the more intelligent decisions made by the Bush White House was to limit Dick Cheney’s public visibility. He would grant interviews from time to time, but Bush and his strategists – and Cheney himself – recognized that, when it came to selling the administration’s policies, Cheney’s cold and dour demeanor, coupled with his Read More
In the current issue of Time, the magazine’s editors name New York based scientist and entrepreneur Jefferson Han as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. Mr. Han, who grew up in Queens, is the founder of Perceptive Pixel, the company that makes the futuristic multi-touch screens that are all the Read More
Above: Jefferson Han demonstrates his Perceptive Pixel technology.
On the night of the Super Tuesday presidential primaries, John King and Wolf Blitzer stood in front of a camera in a studio at CNN’s headquarters at the Time Warner Center and provided some live analysis of the night’s upcoming contests. Behind them was a device that Read More
Right after wrapping up the CNN/YouTube Republican debate last night, Anderson Cooper proudly told viewers that CNN’s post-game analysis was "not going to focus on the horse race. Instead, tonight, we’re looking at the issues."
It was this relentless focus on the issues that produced comments like these from CNN’s panelists:
John King, CNN correspondent: "Another Read More