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Topic - Shepard Smith
President Obama's comment that the Washington Redskins should consider changing their name to avoid offending Native Americans has generated much discussion, both pro and con.
Though they have dominated national cable news ratings for the past 140 months, Fox News is upping its game. Consider chief news anchorman Shepard Smith, who appears to be morphing into the proverbial newsman-of-the-future. He has just been named managing editor of a newfangled breaking-news division, headquartered on a reinvented set that has even warranted its own title: the Fox News Deck.
Fox News Channel is eliminating one of Shepard Smith's two daily newscasts and putting him in charge of a breaking news team where he will travel more to stories and break into other Fox shows with special reports.
Fox News Channel said Tuesday that Megyn Kelly will soon move into prime time, and the palace intrigue about who — if anyone — she will displace on cable news’ most popular and stable lineup begins.
A family is suing Fox News after the network accidentally aired live footage of their father shooting himself in the head.
The election of a new pope presented news organizations Wednesday with a slowly unfolding mystery governed by centuries of tradition.
Ed Henry's assignment covering the White House would be a challenge for any journalist, no matter his employer.
America is intrigued with the latest clash of political titans, suggesting that the vice presidential debate could draw as much interest as the presidential version. And why not? This is debate as reality TV, pitting a pair of unlikely combatants against each other, with excruciating stakes and a big audience.
Cat-fights among women on "Love & Hip Hop," "Basketball Wives" and "The Real Housewives" franchises are not unusual. In fact, fans of the shows expect harsh language and the knock-down, drag-out fights that are featured.
A man apparently shot himself in the head Friday on live national television at the end of a high-speed chase that began in Phoenix.
A man fatally shot himself in the head Friday on live national television at the end of a high-speed carjacking chase that began in Phoenix and ended about 90 minutes later within 80 miles of the California border.
While God had a pretty good week in Charlotte, N.C., enjoying His own Sally Fields Academy Awards moment ("You like me! Right now! You like me!"), one person who has had a decidedly bad week is Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
Some television news networks are planning to stay on live overnight to follow Hurricane Isaac and its impact on the Gulf Coast.
Television networks began juggling two major stories on Monday, still wondering whether Tropical Storm Isaac will cause them to divert a large amount of attention from the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
CNN's Piers Morgan was in the position few television interviewers like to be this week: on the other side of the microphone.
"It is insensitive, it is just wrong," Mr. Smith said after a commercial break. "And that was wrong. And that won't happen again on my watch."
"We really messed up, and we're all very sorry," Mr. Smith said.