Wednesday, October 16, 2019

THE LORAX IS GREEN IN MORE WAYS THAN ONE

March 6, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Final box-office figures on Monday confirmed that Universal’s Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax did indeed sell more tickets than any other movie this year. Although its actual take was about a half-million dollars less than estimates, the movie wound up with $70.22 million. That was significantly higher than the $50 million that most experts had predicted […]

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 […]

AS EXPECTED, LOU DOBBS MOVES TO FOX BUSINESS NETWORK

November 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The long predicted move by former CNN host Lou Dobbs to Fox Business Network will take place during the first quarter of next year, the cable network said Wednesday. FBN announced that it had signed a multi-year deal with Dobbs, but it did not disclose the terms, nor did it indicate whether Dobbs would also […]

NO LOST LOVE FOR KLEIN AMONG EX-CNN’ERS

September 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Former CNN staffers and on-air personalities are shedding few tears publicly over the firing of Jon Klein as U.S. president of the cable news network. Miles O’Brien, who had once co-anchored American Morning with Soledad O’Brien but was sidelined two years later, given fill-in work by Klein, who fired him only last week, tweeted on […]