There's yet another way to post writing and photos and share them with other people online. Medium is a new blogging tool for people who feel constrained by Twitter and overwhelmed by Blogger or Tumblr.
The 2012 Summer Olympics are in the home stretch this week, but for the network airing them the games have just begun.
What?! No best comedy series Emmy nomination for "Parks and Recreation?" "Community?" Nothing for "Mad Men's" John Slattery?
Comedian Jimmy Kimmel shows up to the Emmy nominations in his pajamas.
When it comes to comedy, the Emmys are making room for "Girls."
FX Network's "American Horror Story" and AMC's "Mad Men" landed the most Primetime Emmy Award nominations, with 17 apiece. "Downton Abbey," from PBS had 16 nods.
Maybe it pays to be a complainer.
As the dispute between Viacom and DirecTV continued Wednesday, the conglomerate yanked access to some of its more popular programming that was available free on company websites. Fans can no longer watch full episodes of shows like "SpongeBob Squarepants" and "iCarly" or "Jersey Shore" and "The Daily Show," which is sure to further anger the 20 million DirecTV subscribers who continue to find a dark screen when they change the channel to Viacom-owned nets like Nick, MTV, Comedy Central and VH1.
A fan of 'Game of Thrones' launched an effort to get HBO to bypass cable and sell the series in an online subscription.
It's a first-world problem of epic proportions, and the couch potatoes of the Web aren't pleased.
SI.com has learned that Fox Sports is aggressively pursuing ESPN sportscaster Erin Andrews for a role at its network. The network's executives recently met with Andrews regarding a major role in Fox's college football coverage.
About three quarters of American public libraries currently lend out e-books, and in the past year libraries have seen a sharp growth in e-book borrowing. Still, well over half of U.S. library card holders don't know whether their local public library lends e-books, according to a new Pew report.
Let's address the soap opera fans upfront: The past year has been tough for you. Yet industry analysts say it's probably going to get tougher in coming years -- only perhaps less so if you also happen to be a huge fan of talk TV.
Summertime has long been associated with pool parties and barbecues. But with so many new programs and series' finales on the way, the TV remote could be just as crucial this season as sunscreen and hot dogs.
Actor Richard Dawson, original "Family Feud" host and "Hogan's Heroes" star has died at the age of 79.
With Regis Philbin hosting, David Letterman recounts going back on the air following September 11.
Now that Facebook is friends with Wall Street, this journalist is giving her timeline a rethink.
CNN's John Zarrella reports on the legacy of Maurice Sendak, author and illustrator of acclaimed children's books.
Marla Frazee can remember the moment she pulled "Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak out of the library shelves filled with picture books.
If you want to make Simon Clancy's day, call him the Mel Kiper of Manchester. "He has always been a hero of mine," said Clancy, a producer for BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra. "I grew up on the guy."
Reality programs have long featured contestants of color in their casts.
Former 'Bachelor' Matt Grant and 'Apprentice' star Omarosa speak out on the racial bias suit against the 'Bachelor.'
Sara Ganim and members of The Patriot-News Staff in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, won the Pulitzer Prize for local reporting on Monday for their coverage of the spiraling Penn State sex abuse scandal.
On the heels of reports that NBC is considering a creative restart on "The Office," comes last night's ratings: The comedy veteran fell to a series low while facing a repeat of CBS' "The Big Bang Theory" in the 9 p.m. hour.
When film documentarian Maria Agui Carter and other Latino producers banded together 13 years ago to address their underrepresentation in mass media, the mission seemed daunting and desperate, Carter said.
Veteran journalist Morley Safer talks about the career of colleague Mike Wallace.
For decades, Mike Wallace defined the image of the hard-charging investigative reporter. News of his death at 93 came Sunday and with it a multitude of remembrances and assessments of a complex man.
Electronic dance music icon Tiesto talks to CNN about the growing popularity of the genre.
Electronic dance music was once an underground genre, but its high-energy rhythms and thundering basslines have now exploded into the mainstream.
You don't have to read between the lines to get a sense of how close Warren Sapp was to losing his NFL Network gig. The network's executives on Friday afternoon were blunt about it. "We decided not to fire Warren," said Mark Quenzel, senior vice president of programming and production.
Howard Kurtz's panel discusses how Mike Daisey's fabrications got past fact-checkers at "This American Life."
A story that helped catapult the issue of poor work conditions for Chinese workers at Foxconn -- a primary maker of iPads and other devices for Apple Inc. -- back into the spotlight in January has unraveled.
This is the true story of seven strangers, picked to live in a house, work together and have their lives taped to find out what happens when Sunnis and Shias, Christians and Jews, boys and girls, 20-somethings from across the Arab world, stop hating each other and learn how to get along.
Playwright Mike Daisey talks about his one-act performance looking at working conditions in Apple factories in China.
Acclaimed Public Radio International program "This American Life" has retracted an entire episode about working conditions inside Foxconn, the Chinese manufacturer that builds much of Apple's most popular hardware, after learning the reporter "partially fabricated" information about his visit to the factories.
As you drink a pint of Guinness or eat your corned beef and cabbage at the local Irish pub on St. Patrick's Day, consider the far-flung corners of Ireland where inspiration flourishes.
Whether you're into fashion design, the culinary arts or watching famous pop stars make and break the dreams of hopeful singers, reality programming offers something for everyone.
The most influential show in the history of television never finished a season among the 20 most popular programs in the Nielsen ratings.
Two more journalists have just died in Syria. They gave their lives for one simple reason: to bring the world the news; to find out the truth about what is happening in Syria, so the rest of us can sit in the safety of our living rooms, reading about it in the paper, watching it on television or perusing it on our digital devices.
It started on Facebook, then spread to Twitter. Now Hipstamatic and Instagram-style pictures are everywhere, including the news media.
(Each month SI.com highlights those in the sports media who have proved newsworthy, both for positive and negative achievements.)
Kal Penn could be returning to a regular TV series role.
The blogosphere -- arguably the first engine of the new-media age -- is becoming more female, while traditional media is horning in on the blogging action, a new study said Friday.
If you watched Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday, you were part of the most-watched television show in U.S. history.
A TV series' 100th episode signifies success and, in most cases, a profitable afterlife in syndication.
Table flipping. Hair pulling. Name calling. Glass chucking. Fist throwing.
The tech industry is abuzz about SOPA and PIPA, a pair of anti-piracy bills. Here's why they're controversial, and how they would change the digital landscape if they became law.
In one of the U.S. government's largest anti-piracy crackdowns ever, federal agents on Thursday arrested the leaders of and shut down Megaupload.com, a popular hub for illegal media downloads.
"Hacktivist" collective Anonymous on Thursday took credit for taking down U.S. Department of Justice, FBI and entertainment company websites, following arrests in one of the federal government's largest anti-piracy crackdowns.
Actors from ABC's "One Life to Live" tell "Showbiz Tonight" if they think reality TV killed the soap genre.
It may seem weird that the 2004 low-budget breakout comedy "Napoleon Dynamite" is surfacing as an animated series, but for writer/director Jared Hess, it's not that odd that his world of Preston, Idaho lives on.
Evaluating sports broadcasting talent is subjective. We each have our favorites. I like Mike Mayock. You like Phil Simms. We all dislike Craig James. While discussing NFL broadcasters over coffee a couple of months ago, James Andrew Miller, the author of the best-selling "These Guys Have All The Fun: Inside The World Of ESPN," and I decided it would be fun to pick the 10 people in NFL broadcasting circles who we considered the most indispensable to their networks. (You can follow Miller on Twitter at @ESPNBOOK).
A Pennsylvania city known for its cheesesteaks, sports fans and Colonial history now has something else it can boast: a poet laureate.
Two Swedish journalists who were found guilty in Ethiopia of supporting terrorism were sentenced to 11 years in jail Tuesday, the Swedish Foreign Ministry said.
Ethiopia refuses to free two Swedish journalists accused of terrorism. CNN's Per Nyberg reports.
Beyonce's hit song "Run the World (Girls)" could very well have been the theme music for the world of comedy in 2011.
Sweden's prime minister wants two Swedish journalists who were found guilty Wednesday of supporting terrorism in Ethiopia to be freed and returned home as soon as possible, saying they were on a "journalistic mission."
"The Help" led the way with four Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations as Hollywood's movie awards season revved up Wednesday.
Joe Simon, the co-creator of star-spangled comic book hero Captain America, has died at 98, his family announced.
The best in film and TV are revealed as nominations are announced for the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards.
Christiane Amanpour will return to CNN with a weekday program on CNN International while continuing at ABC News as a global affairs anchor, the networks announced Tuesday.
Just a few years ago things were looking grim in Hollywood for multi-camera sitcoms.
In the era of the smartphone and tablet boom, the hottest wireless commodities are airwaves.
Gamers who want to kill Kenny may soon have their chance.
This has been a banner year for crime novelist Michael Connelly. A film adaptation of "The Lincoln Lawyer" was a critical success and could become a TV series next year. His most recent novel, "The Fifth Witness," hit No. 1 on the bestseller list, and Connelly topped 1 million e-books sold online. His latest novel, "The Drop," arrives in bookstores Tuesday and is poised to be another top seller.
Several journalists accused of being involved in an alleged plot to overthrow the Turkish government appeared in an Istanbul court on Tuesday for the first hearing in a trial that is seen as a test for media freedoms in Turkey.
Do you know why you should have a blog?
The Badilisha Poetry X-Change in Cape Town looks to spread Africa's spoken word to the world.
It began as an annual festival to host local poets in and around Cape Town but thanks to the power of technology the ancient art of African story-telling is spreading around the world.
Jaelithe Judy has been taking her son with her when she votes ever since he was born. They've been talking about politics since he was 4.
And they say Warren Buffett doesn't buy tech stocks.
As a television producer I tend to lead with my right brain, embracing all things creative and aesthetically pleasing.
Board a bus or a train today and chances are you'll see several people with eReaders in hand. While most probably bought their electronic books on a popular website, you may find a few who borrowed the paperless books from the library.
Last month, ESPN golf analyst Paul Azinger offered a 140-character analysis of President Barack Obama's job creation record, a zinger from Azinger that reverberated around the web. Tweeted the analyst:"Facts: Potus has played more golf this month than I have; I have created more jobs this month than he has: #Marthasvineyard
National Public Radio announced Sunday that former Sesame Workshop CEO Gary Knell will head NPR, replacing Vivian Schiller, who resigned from the post in March.
Amazon's low-priced bestsellers and Kindle e-reader are famous for changing the book industry. What's not so well known is how deeply Amazon's tentacles reach into all parts of the industry, including its growing interest in inking deals with authors to publish some of the hit books Amazon sells.
The $100 million lawsuit spurred by Charlie Sheen's dramatic firing from his hit CBS TV sitcom earlier this year has been settled "to the parties' mutual satisfaction," Warner Bros. Television and Sheen's attorney said Monday.
Fans say goodbye to beloved characters such as Susan Lucci's Erica Kane
At the stroke of midnight Friday, the good music and bad jokes of Freedom Radio Iraq will fall silent.
Simon's new show didn't grab as many viewers as Ryan and company
Simon Cowell talks about the differences between "American Idol" and his new show "The X Factor."
It was a birthday party that kept Emmy nominee Alec Baldwin away from TV's biggest night, not the fact that his opening skit got cut, he says.
The 30 Rock nominee insists it wasn't over his opening sketch being cut
Check out the list of winners for the 63rd annual Primetime Emmys:
This year, the Emmy Awards come on the heels of New York Fashion Week. How does the red carpet measure up to the runway?
Host Jane Lynch kept the audience laughing at the Primetime Emmy Awards. Here is a recap of all the best moments.
AMC's "Mad Men" won a fourth consecutive best drama series Emmy, while the ABC sitcom "Modern Family" took top comedy honors at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday night.
Emotions run high as Modern Family, Jim Parsons, Margo Martindale and more win big
Plus: Jeremy Piven takes his Emmys for a drive and more stars with their statues
The Emmys will be Sunday night at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, and AMC, HBO and Showtime have nabbed a huge chunk of the major nods this year. This yet again sparks the question that has been looming around the industry for years: Is the quality of programming from the major broadcast networks on the decline?
Customers of Dish Network's satellite television service were unable to access many channels on Tuesday.
In the days following the 9/11 attacks, Attorney General John Ashcroft asserted that criticism of the Bush administration "only aids terrorists" and "gives ammunition to America's enemies." White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer warned that "all Americans ... need to watch what they say, watch what they do." Meanwhile, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told television executives they should not air videos from Osama bin Laden because these could contain coded messages.
"The Amazing Race" has not been shy about having former CBS reality stars on the show.
The talk show host thanks fans for "your kind words about a very kind man"
Are you a person who loves to read books? If so, you're set for life.
Monday, August 15, 2011, is a day that should forever change the way reality television is produced.
The 53-ft.-long, 30-ton mobile home has seven 60-in. 3-D plasma TVs - for starters
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