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Trump Flew Off the Handle When a TV on Air Force One Showed CNN Instead of Fox News: Report

President Donald Trump flew into a rage during his recent foreign trip when a TV on Air Force One was tuned to CNN instead of Fox News, according to a report Tuesday night from the New York Times.

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Trump Literally Just Figured Out What the Title of His Show 'The Apprentice' Means

Before entering politics and becoming president, Donald Trump was perhaps best known for his work as the host of the game show "The Apprentice."

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Are Americans a Broken People? Here's Why We've Stopped Fighting Back Against the Forces of Oppression

Can people become so broken that truths of how they are being screwed do not "set them free" but instead further demoralize them? Has such a demoralization happened in the United States?

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“The Simpsons” just made its Apu problem worse - and proved its creative bankruptcy

On Sunday’s episode of “The Simpsons” its writers and producers delivered a message to America, care of Springfield, U.S.A., one as disposable and succinct as a postcard: “We’ve stopped caring. You should too.”

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Can We Have ’90s Roseanne Back, Please?

Roseanne’s white working-class populism seems somehow suspended in time. Set for a revival on ABC this spring, the hit 1988-to1997 sitcom sat, politically, somewhere alongside Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5 and Odd Jobs and Bruce Springsteen’s entire discography. In the late 1980s it wasn’t impossible to imagine some combination of Springsteen, Barr and Parton galvanizing the white working class toward solidaristic ends, within the confines of something like Jesse Jackson’s multi-racial Rainbow Coalition.

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Hollywood's Pay Gap Doesn't Get Much More Ridiculous Than This

I don’t know if you’ve heard, but women are angry. We are fed up; we have declared #TimesUp on the grabbing and the assaults and the demeaning comments and the gendered expectations in our workplaces. We are tired of being told we are worth less than our male co-workers, both explicitly and implicitly, and when we fail to rectify that through sheer will alone we are tired of being told we must not have wanted it badly enough. And when you’re already angry and fed up with pushing this boulder up a mountain every day with no summit in sight, one small bit of news can feel like enough to make you want to turn around and hurl the rock as hard as you can down the mountain, devastation in your wake be damned.

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I Am a 'MasterChef' Survivor

If you take 300 people and push them to an extreme stress level, some of them will die under the pressure. I believe producers of reality shows know this is true. There are no former reality show contestants who will candidly discuss the process of casting and filming a major reality show because the contracts contestants sign contain nondisclosure agreements in addition to frank threats against their family and friends. And, elements of reality show casting are horrific enough to deserve a transparent discussion. Full of dangerous, dirty secrets; no one can talk about the full details except me, an unlikely candidate from the start. The only explanation I have is that my interest was accelerated by a desire to please, an insensate understanding of pop culture and a pathological curiosity.

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13 Reasons Why We Can Look Forward to TV in 2018

Coming down from the holiday haze can be a bummer. No getting around that. Fortunately, a number of top-shelf TV series make their return over the coming weeks and months, including one that’s been off the air for nearly 21 years. Plenty of new series are on their way too, but for now we compiled this list of premiere schedule information of 13 returning favorites. Hopefully having them back can help to ease our collective glide down to the usual state of midwinter (ab)normalcy.

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Here's Why Your Local TV News Is About to Get Even Worse

Considering the history of television news a few years ago, iconic anchor Ted Koppel declared that CBS’ 1968 debut of “60 Minutes” forever altered the landscape of broadcast journalism: A news program drew enough advertising to turn a profit. As Koppel told it, “60 Minutes” showed broadcasters that news divisions could make money – which was a huge shift in how management executives thought of news, affecting both the quality and type of coverage broadcast over the publicly owned airwaves.

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Which Netflix Shows Are Being Binged the Fastest?

Netflix is notoriously secretive about ratings. We may never discover how many people watch any of its shows. For all anybody knows, The Get Down’s entire audience consisted of a single confused child watching distractedly in a shed. We have no way of proving otherwise, so for now we must accept that this is true.

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Which Murders Matter in Mainstream Media? A News Anchor Reveals the Chilling Formula

The following is an excerpt from the new book Murder in the News: An Inside Look at How Television Covers Crime by Robert H. Jordan Jr. (Prometheus Books, November 2017), available for purchase from Amazon and IndieBound:

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