Topic: Syracuse University
Super Bowl commercials have become a mini-film festival, keeping the less-than-diehard football fans in front of the tube. But this year’s top spots are singled out for their misses as much as their hits.
02/07/2011 12:29 pm
In the face of reported global abuses, it's tempting to bemoan the lack of human rights progress. But even before protesters in Egypt and the Middle East took a historic stand for freedom, human rights has actually made big gains. Here are four key developments from the last decade.
02/07/2011 09:55 am
The Comcast-NBC Universal merger is on a scale that even the experts don’t quite grasp, many observers say.
01/19/2011 07:21 pm
Oprah Winfrey, whose successful syndicated show is in its last season, is launching her new cable TV network OWN to start the new year. The move is a risky one, media analysts say.
12/31/2010 06:56 pm
'Tron: Legacy' is further evidence that Hollywood is catering to a new generation of moviegoers whose appetite for video games and reality TV has changed the very nature of stardom.
12/21/2010 07:32 pm
The first two episodes of the highly anticipated Conan O'Brien show on TBS have been called conventional. The late-night talk show genre is in trouble, media-watchers say.
11/10/2010 07:54 pm
To the delight of Team Coco, Conan O'Brien returns to late-night TV after his ouster by Jay Leno. But the competition for young viewers has shifted with the rise of Comedy Central.
11/08/2010 06:52 pm
Comedians like Jon Stewart took aim at candidates like Christine O'Donnell in Election 2010, and sharp political satire may have led to cynicism, suppressing the youth vote, experts say.
11/04/2010 07:21 pm
The 'Head of the State' video that portrays President Obama as a swearing, drinking, racial epithet-hurling 'Baracka Flacka Flames' is driving debate on satire and the mood of youth voters.
10/26/2010 07:35 pm
People who can't make it to Washington for the Jon Stewart-Stephen Colbert 'Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear' Oct. 30 are holding 'meet-ups.' By one measure, the rally might spawn more local events than the tea party movement has.
10/20/2010 10:34 pm