Paul Farhi

As big chains gobble up small TV stations, merged newsrooms are creating a uniformity of news coverage

The TV news has a familiar feel to it in west-central Pennsylvania. News stories broadcast on WJAC, the NBC affiliate in town, have appeared on nearby station WATM, the ABC affiliate.

News organizations seek access to Mueller materials in Russia investigation

A coalition of news organizations asked a federal court to unseal materials used by special counsel Robert S.

How breaking news got panelized: On cable, journalists and pundits increasingly share space.

From early in its history, cable news found the panel format — featuring people from different perspectives and disciplines — to be a lively (and cost-efficient) way to deliver opinions on current events.

Los Angeles Times owner will sell paper, ending a long-troubled relationship

The Chicago-based owner of the Los Angeles Times is expected to announce it is selling the newspaper in a surprise move that probably spells the end of its long-troubled relationship with Southern California’s leading news outlet.

Via Skype, the White House opens press briefings to Trump-friendly non-reporters

Using Skype, the video-call app, the White House has extended the daily question-and-answer sessions for the first time to people in far-flung locales.

Shepard Smith, the Fox News anchorman who drives the Fox News faithful crazy

Once again, Shepard Smith is doing cleanup on aisle Fox.

What’s a legitimate news outlet? A new face in the White House press pool raises questions.

In an age of partisan media, the lines between “partisan” and “media” can sometimes blur.

How the nation’s largest owner of TV stations helped Donald Trump’s campaign

Over four days in early August, Donald Trump gave interviews to four TV stations in Ohio, Florida and Maine, and to the Washington bureau of a national TV chain.

Newsmax, CBN, Townhall — new faces and a new feel at White House press briefings

John Gizzi, the chief political correspondent for the conservative Newsmax Media news group, is enjoying newfound access at the White House.

Dear readers: Please stop calling us ‘the media.’ There is no such thing.

I’m writing because I have a request: Please stop calling us “the media.” Yes, in some sense, we are the media. But not in the blunt way you use the phrase. It’s so imprecise and generic that it has lost any meaning.