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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 […]