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Carney: ‘It’s Not Going To Be A Good Year For Democrats’

Now that Jay Carney is no longer a presidential press secretary but, rather, a CNN commentator, he is saying things he wouldn’t say as a presidential press secretary. “It’s not going to be a good year for Democrats by definition,” Carney said. “The sixth year is always particularly bad for a president’s party. You couple [...]

Welcome to the digital era. The decision comes at a time of rapid change as publicly traded media companies are spinning off their publishing holdings from their TV operations. “Pure plays are being recognized as companies that have a big future,” said [Chief Executive John] Paton. The company’s controlling shareholder, hedge fund Alden Global Capital, [...]

Rival Survival is the name of the show. It will drop Arizona Republican Senator Jeff Flake  and Democratic New Mexico Senator Martin Heinrich in the Marshall Islands, where, “using only these limited resources and their wits, the pair must work together as they attempt to spear fish, build shelter and find enough water to survive for one week.” [...]

Mike Tyson was in Canada and showing support for embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and the host wanted to know if a Tyson endorsement would really help the mayor. ‘We know you’re a convicted rapist — this could actually hurt his campaign,’” said anchor Nathan Downer, and asked Tyson — who served three years in [...]

New research shows television is increasingly for old people, and younger people prefer the Internet. The median age of a broadcast or cable television viewer during the 2013-2014 TV season was 44.4 years old, a 6 percent increase in age from four years earlier. Audiences for the major broadcast network shows are much older and aging [...]

Celebrity watchers know who Rosie Perez is, but politicos may not. The converse is true of Nicolle Wallace, but they’ll both be joining The View. So, here ya go: Nicolle Wallace Served as White House communications director under George W. Bush. Was memorably portrayed by Sarah Paulson (“American Horror Story”) in the 2012 HBO movie [...]

Charles C. Johnson, a blogger who runs GotNews and previously contributed to the Daily Caller, propagated false information on Twitter claiming that Michael Brown, the slain teenager from Ferguson, Missouri, was involved in a murder. Johnson filed requests to see Michael Brown‘s alleged juvenile crime records, and he came up empty. So, of course, he’s [...]

The tragic, sickening murder of journalist Steven Sotloff has prompted a chorus of grief and anger from Americans, but a very different reaction from the Islam-hating corner of the right-wing media. While Sotloff’s colleagues have praised his courageous reporting on conflict-torn Middle-Eastern countries, conservative journalist Charles Johnson (not that Charles Johnson) decided to dig up [...]

Jeff Bezos has appointed Frederick J. Ryan, Jr. the new publisher of the Washington Post, ending 8 decades of leadership by the Graham family. Ryan was an official in the Reagan administration and one of the founding head staffers at Politico. Ryan is pictured here at the Reagan Library with Texas Governor Rick Perry in [...]

President Obama is being implored to “do something” about ISIS, and yet we’ve been bombing them in Northern Iraq to great effect. The media, however, is barely noticing. A two-month siege on the town of Amerli has been thwarted and 15,000 Turkmen have been liberated, something you’d think the war hawks would be heralding. But [...]

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