Thursday, August 22, 2019

IS NBC NEWS SHILLING FOR NBC OLYMPICS?

July 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

NBC News is being taken to task for devoting an unprecedented amount of coverage on its newscasts to the Olympic Games as its associated network entertainment, cable and Internet siblings blanket the games with coverage of every event. “There’s no excuse for this,” Andrew Tyndall, publisher of the Tyndall Report, which tracks network news, told […]

NETWORKS DRASTICALLY CUT BACK FOREIGN NEWS COVERAGE

December 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

With the major television networks’ news divisions shutting down many of their overseas bureaus to cut costs and ignoring significant foreign news events because of the lack of resources to cover them, the combined number of minutes devoted to international news has fallen from 4,828 in 1989 to 2,070 in 2009, according to the Tyndall […]

FOX NEWS: A “SAFETY NET” FOR SPURNED NEWSMEN?

December 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox News has hired another reporter who was fired for making on-air comments that riled his bosses. The News Corp-owned cable network has brought aboard veteran Washington D.C. anchor Doug McKelway who was dismissed by WJLA-TV for “gross insubordination and misconduct” after making critical comments about Democrats in general and President Obama in particular in […]

TURMOIL AT ABC NEWS?

May 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A report about the departure of ABC News executive Mimi Gurbst, a 20-year veteran, has precipitated a flood of angry denunciations of Gurbst and other ABC News managers on the New York Observer’s comments box that have received the attention of Andrew Tyndall, whose Tyndall Report assesses network news coverage. Written anonymously by ABC News […]