Media

Former CNN anchorman Bernard Shaw.

Bernard Shaw, CNN's 1st Chief Anchor, Dies At 82

Shaw was a former U.S. Marine who worked as a reporter at CBS and ABC News before taking on the chief anchor role at CNN in 1980.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Adi Guajardo talking with Maria de Jesus Peters and her husband Juan de Dios Garcia Davish

15 Journalists Killed In Mexico, On Track For Deadliest Year For Press

Journalists in Mexico are now fleeing after threats of being killed by the cartel and a lack of protection by the police.

 | Adi Guajardo

HBO Max executives appear at a panel.

What The Warner Bros.-Discovery Merger Means For Streaming As A Whole

Warner Bros. and Discovery's merger means major restructuring — and not just for the streaming platforms the company owns.

 | Casey Mendoza

Alex Jones with tape over his mouth reading "save the 1st."

Alex Jones' Media Company Files For Bankruptcy Amid Trial

Jones is currently being sued for $150M by two parents of Sandy Hook school shooting victims for telling his followers that the massacre was a hoax.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

A woman watches TV.

The Media And Suicide: Why Too Much Information Can Be A Bad Thing

Doctors say words can be powerful, and the way they're used could save or hurt a person who is considering taking their life.

 | Amber Strong

Former White House press secretary Jen Psaki

Ex-White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki Hired By MSNBC

Psaki will host a new show and will also appear on NBC and during MSNBC's election programming throughout the midterms and 2024 presidential election.

 | AP

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CNN's Streaming Service Shutting Down Just One Month After Launch

In a memo, incoming CNN chief executive Chris Licht said the company's CNN+ streaming service would shut down at the end of April.

 | AP

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk

Twitter Adopts 'Poison Pill' Defense In Response To Musk Takeover Bid

The plan would take effect if Musk's Twitter stake grows to 15%, by allowing shareholders to buy additional shares at a discount — diluting his stake.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Former CNN news anchor Chris Cuomo.

Chris Cuomo Wants $125 Million For 'Unlawful' CNN Firing

Chris Cuomo, who was the host of CNN's most popular prime time show, was fired in December.

 | AP

The CNN logo is displayed at the entrance to the CNN Center in Atlanta

CNN Exec Zucker's Ouster Shows Peril Of Hiding Work Romance

CNN chief executive Jeff Zucker admitted he was wrong in not being upfront about a consensual relationship he was having with another executive.

 | AP

A man looks at a computer.

How To Spot And Limit The Spread Of Fake News

As part of National News Literacy Week, we're looking at how to spot fake news.

 | Craig Cheatham

A woman reads a newspaper

Explaining The Rise Of Mistrust In News Media

Only 24% of Americans trust TV anchors. Journalists as a whole don't rank much better, at 26%.

 | Scripps News Staff

The Activision Blizzard Booth is shown in 2013 during the Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.

Microsoft Buys Activision Blizzard For $68.7 Billion

The announcement Tuesday arrives with Activision still in turmoil over allegations of misconduct and unequal pay.

 | AP

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Netflix Raising Subscription Prices, Promises To Remain Ad-Free

In the U.S., the streaming service is increasing its most expensive plan to $20 per month, while its basic plan will increase to $10 per month.

 | AP

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Congressional Leaders Urge FCC To Perform Equity Audit

They want an assessment to "address and redress" the harm the agency’s policies and programs have caused Black and brown communities.

 | AP

Hong Kong Journalists Vow Fight As Press Freedoms Under Attack

Since a journalist was convicted over her coverage of anti-democracy protests in Hong Kong, other journalists have been targeted.

 | CNN

Larry King has died at the age of 87.

Broadcast Legend Larry King, Host Of 'Larry King Live,' Dies at 87

Larry King died Saturday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

 | Alex Arger and Ahmed Jawadi

On the two year anniversary of his death Oct. 2, a mourner holds tribute posters outside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Saudi Arabia Voted Off U.N. Human Rights Council

A pro-democracy group founded by journalist Jamal Khashoggi before his death hailed the loss of Saudi seat, citing "grotesque abuses" by crown prince.

 | Peter Hecht

China's flag

U.S. Designates Five Chinese Media Outlets As Foreign Missions

The designation means the U.S. has identified the outlets as being "substantially owned or effectively controlled by a foreign government."

 | Meg Hilling

Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia Sentences 5 To Death For Khashoggi Murder

Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor says five people arrested in connection to the murder of Jamal Khashoggi have been sentenced to death.

 | Meg Hilling

Jennifer Lopez & Constance Wu in "Hustlers"

'Hustlers' Posts Record-Breaking Debut To Go Along With Its Oscar Buzz

"Hustlers" gives Jennifer Lopez the best box office debut of her career and perhaps her best reviewed movie role.

 | Jamal Andress

Gerard Butler in "Angel Has Fallen"

'Angel Has Fallen' Beats Box Office Expectations With $21M Debut

This is the first time Gerard Butler has opened in the No. 1 box office spot since his 2007 breakout hit "300."

 | Jamal Andress

Stars of "Good Boys"

'Good Boys' Takes No. 1 At The Box Office And Makes Some Movie History

"Good Boys" is the first R-rated comedy to hold the No. 1 spot at the box office in more than three years.

 | Jamal Andress

Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham in "Hobbs & Shaw"

‘Hobbs & Shaw’ Shows This Franchise Still Has Box Office Muscle

Aside from the first two "Fast & Furious" films, every sequel thereafter has made more than half of its worldwide gross from the foreign box office.

 | Jamal Andress

Members of Chicago's Young Republicans organization say Fox News represents them best.

Why Young Republicans Have A Hard Time Trusting The Media

Research has recently found that one group of people in particular is skeptical of trusting news media: Republicans. Newsy wanted to find out why.

 | Ashley Holt

Leonardo DiCaprio in "Once Upon a Time In Hollywood"

'Once Upon A Time' Gives Tarantino The Best Debut Of His Career

Quentin Tarantino's ninth film, "Once Upon a Time In Hollywood" finally gets two of the world's biggest stars on the same movie poster.

 | Jamal Andress

Tom Holland in "Spider-Man: Far From Home"

'Far From Home' Becomes Third Highest-Grossing Spidey Flick Ever

Analysts expect "Far From Home" to hit the billion dollar mark by summer's end — becoming the ninth movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to do so.

 | Jamal Andress

Tom Holland & Zendaya in "Spider-Man: Far From Home"

'Spider-Man: Far From Home' Ropes In Record $185M Over Holiday Weekend

Including foreign ticket sales, "Spider-Man: Far from Home" is more than halfway to a billion dollars at the box office.

 | Jamal Andress

Woody and Buzz Lightyear in "Toy Story 4"

'Toy Story 4' Heads To Half A Billion Box Office Dollars

While films like "Dark Phoenix" and "Men in Black: International" have struggled at the box office, "Toy Story 4" is beating box office expectations.

 | Jamal Andress

Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth in "Men In Black: International"

'MIB: International' Opens With The Worst U.S. Debut Of The Franchise

Fittingly, the international box office is helping "MIB: International" stay afloat. The foreign box office more than doubled the domestic haul.

 | Jamal Andress