Entries tagged with: Oprah
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For Many Years It Was Thought That an Oprah 'Halo Effect' Delivered a Significant Number of Viewers to ABC's 'World News.' If That's Still True at All, What Happens When She Ends Her Current Show?
A few years ago—OK, more than a few—Tom Brokaw and his executive producer, Steve Friedman, had me up in their “Nightly News” offices to share with me an extraordinary memo that had been prepared by Larry McGill, NBC’s manager, news and...
Posted on November 24, 2009 6:20 AM
[NOTE: I wrote this piece on 11/6, speculating about what Oprah might do. Last night she made her much anticipated announcement that she'll be leaving her current show in Sept. 2011. Over the weekend, after hearing what Oprah has to...
Posted on November 6, 2009 6:48 AM
Some of You are Thinking it, So We'll Say it: What's up With Oprah, of All People, Giving Airtime to MacKenzie Phillips Saying She Had Incest With Her Dad? Is it a Ratings Ploy?
Being journalists, people whisper things to us that they might not otherwise say out loud.In the last 24-hours those whisperings to us have become a loud roar: Should Oprah, perhaps the most well-respected and influential person on TV today, be...
Posted on September 24, 2009 5:35 AM