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Friday, March 23, 2018

Top Female U.S. News Anchor Steps Down

Washington (AFP) – Diane Sawyer, the only female anchor of a major U.S. network newscast, said Wednesday she was signing off from ABC’s “World News Tonight” to pursue new projects with the Disney-owned network. “After wonderful years at ‘World News,’ I decided it is time to move to a new full-time role at ABC News,” […]

June 25, 2014

Supreme Court Justices Cautious About Broadcasters’ Bid To Shut Aereo

By David G. Savage, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court justices sounded uncertain and conflicted Wednesday in trying to decide whether a TV streaming service that allows users to receive their favorite programs through tiny, rented antennas violates the broadcasters’ copyrights. The case of ABC v. Aereo has the potential to reshape the broadcast […]

April 22, 2014

Disney/ABC TV Chief’s Exit Comes As A Surprise

By Meg James, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The most powerful woman at the Walt Disney Co. — and perhaps in all of Hollywood — said that she would leave her job overseeing the company’s $10-billion-a-year entertainment TV networks, leaving Disney to search for a successor in an increasingly treacherous television business. After 18 […]

March 12, 2014