Topic: Syracuse University
Conan O'Brien tapes his last 'Tonight Show' Friday after settling on a $45 million severance package from NBC. But the surge in support – and ratings – for the red-headed comedian suggests that broadcast television is out of touch with public tastes in comedy, say media analysts.
01/21/2010 07:12 pm
Citizens armed with the power of discernment will do more to rescue journalism than any dozen panels of veteran editors ruminating about their golden years in power and musing about better business models.
01/14/2010 11:04 am
'Tonight Show' host Conan O'Brien said Tuesday he would not move his show back 30 minutes to accommodate 'The Jay Leno Show' at 11:35 p.m., putting NBC on the spot.
01/12/2010 08:02 pm
NBC announced Sunday that it is planning to move Jay Leno's talk show to 11:30 p.m. Conan O'Brien and Jimmy Fallon would shift back a half hour – if they accept the deal.
01/10/2010 05:00 pm
Critics are calling Senate majority leader Harry Reid racist for suggesting in 2008 that Obama was electable because he was 'light-skinned' and had 'no Negro dialect.' Republican National Chairman Michael Steele says he should resign.
01/10/2010 12:53 pm
NBC's experiment with a prime time comedy hour appears to be a flop, with reports that the network is pushing the faltering 'Jay Leno Show' back to its old late-night slot.
01/08/2010 04:42 pm
On the heels of ‘Balloon Boy,’ the White House party crashers reveal that all the world is an episode of ‘Punk’d’.
11/28/2009 12:00 am
Oprah Winfrey’s announced departure from her daytime talk show has brought out her biggest fans and loudest critics.
11/21/2009 12:00 am
Digital media open the door to mash-ups, tributes, and other reinventions.
10/26/2009 01:00 am
Adlène Hicheur worked in a large group that has run experiments at CERN's Large Hadron Collider. Now, he is accused of collaborating with an Al Qaeda spinoff group in North Africa.
10/14/2009 01:00 am