Television Archives

MSNBC names Rashida Jones president; first African American to lead cable news network

January 14, 2021

In a year plagued by a pandemic that has disproportionately affected African Americans, and one rife with racial strife, MSNBC has named Rashida Jones the first Black person and Black woman president of the network. Jones, who easily becomes the most prominent woman in cable news, is scheduled to step into the top role on… [Read More]

Too much TV may make kids antisocial, study suggests

April 6, 2013

Five-year-olds who watch television for three or more hours a day are a bit more likely to fight, steal and have other antisocial behaviors by the age of 7, a new study suggests. The researchers also found that time spent playing computer or electronic games had no effect on children’s behavior, according to the report… [Read More]