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2008-10-02 09:00:11

By DAVID BAUDER By David Bauder The Associated Press NEW YORK PBS journalist Gwen Ifill, moderator of the upcoming vice presidential debate, dismissed conservative questions about her impartiality because she is writing a book that includes material on Barack Obama. Ifill said Wednesday that she hasn't even written her chapter on Obama for the book "The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama," which is to be published by Doubleday on Jan. 20 , the day a new president...

2008-08-19 09:00:45

By DAVID BAUDER By David Bauder The Associated Press NEW YORK As the red light switched off and her program went into a commercial, Laura Ingraham's face dissolved from a smile into a frown - then, a look of pure disgust. In a nine-minute video clip of on-set behavior at Fox News Channel, Ingraham radiates hate at everyone around her. There's a word misspelled on her teleprompter, her script makes no sense, a stranger hanging around annoys her, a producer is talking too loudly in...

2008-07-28 09:01:08

By DAVID BAUDER By David Bauder The Associated Press NEW YORK NOT EVERY MUSICIAN will make a film that features a fan facing him from a concert audience with two arms raised, middle fingers extended - more than one fan, in fact. Neil Young was singing protest songs on a "Freedom of Speech" tour with David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash at the time. Ignoring that kind of nonverbal speech would contradict the message, wouldn't it? It was an easy call. Using the nom de plume...

2008-07-17 09:00:44

By DAVID BAUDER By David Bauder The Associated Press NEW YORK CBS GOT A PAW UP on its competition with the debut of "Greatest American Dog" helping the network to a midsummer ratings victory. The new competition was the sixth-most popular show on prime- time television last week, with 9.5 million viewers, Nielsen Media Research reported Tuesday. With a month to go before the Olympics, summer's run of contrived network competition continued to dominate. Eight of TV's 11 most-...

2008-07-10 09:00:50

By DAVID BAUDER By David Bauder The Associated Press NEW YORK YOU WOULDN'T necessarily know it from last week, but Nielsen Media Research says TV viewership is on the rise. The company said Tuesday that the average American watched 127 1/ 4 hours of television in May, or the equivalent of more than five full days. That's up from 121 hours and 48 minutes in May 2007. The typical person also spent 26 1/2 hours using the Internet in May, up from 24 hours, 16 minutes the year before,...

2008-06-24 09:02:55

By DAVID BAUDER By David Bauder The Associated Press NEW YORK In filming a sequel to a 2000 series about Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, ABC News producers found that reality television had changed how they could present reality on television. "Hopkins," a six-part series that follows the lives of doctors and patients, traces steps taken on "Hopkins 24/7" eight years ago. The new series premieres Thursday at 10 p.m. Back then, Executive Producer Terence Wrong's cinema-verite...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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