More ABC Articles

  • 'Scandal' season ender a TV ratings winner for ABC

    NEW YORK (AP) — ABC's explosive season-ending episode of "Scandal" was seen by 10.6 million viewers last week, the biggest audience ever for the drama. The Kerry Washington series went away with bombs and assassination plots, concluding its third season. It finished in the Nielsen ratings...

  • Baby bias: 5-to-1, media coos over Chelsea Clinton's baby vs. Jenna Bush's

    Politically speaking, two Bushes have been president to one Clinton, but when it came to the media's cheering of baby news from former first daughters Jenna Bush and Chelsea Clinton, it was Clinton who was declared American royalty.

  • Study: TV networks have 'War on Easter'

    A three-year study of how network news refers to “Easter” reveals that by a margin of 500-56, reports that mention the word or “Easter season” choose a secular path linking it to candy Peeps, frilly clothes and cocktails over Christ’s resurrection. “Instead of celebrating Christ's...

  • Study: ABC/CBS/NBC give Obamacare less than 1 percent of network news airtime

    It's the biggest issue in the midterm elections, and problems with Obamacare are driving Democrats to abandon it to save themselves, but the nation's Big 3 TV networks have devoted less than 1 percent of their airtime to the flawed health care system since Jan. 1, according to a new study. The...

  • ABC News head Sherwood to replace Disney's Sweeney

    BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Disney says ABC News President Ben Sherwood will replace Anne Sweeney, the longtime Disney/ABC Television Group president who announced two weeks ago that she was quitting to direct TV shows. Sherwood was immediately named co-president along with Sweeney. He will take...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Why the New York Times Poll Is Bogus

    The Arkansas Senate race has been close in virtually every serious poll. The Republican challenger, Tom Cotton, probably had a small lead a month or so ago; after a massive negative assault on him...

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  • Hustle Is Overrated

    The Bryce Harper-Mike Trout showdown is underway and the outcome is, well, inconclusive. In round one Monday night, the Nationals leftfielder walked and went hitless in three at bats while the...

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  • Kennedy’s Question

    We often think of the Constitution as a two-part document: first the original 1787 text, which primarily establishes the government’s structure; and then the amendments, which primarily set...

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