World News Tonight has been ranking as the No. 1 newscast in total viewers, adults 25-54 and adults 18-49 season-to-date for the first time in 24 years, since the 1995-1996 season. Boosted by pandemic and political coverage, World News Tonight is seeing its most-watched season in 17 years and strongest adults 25-54 performance in five years – since the 2002-2003 and the 2014-2015 seasons, respectively. … [Read more...] about ABC’s ‘World News Tonight With David Muir’ Hits Another Ratings Milestone As No. 1 Program On Broadcast & Cable In Demos & Total Viewers
Marcos says that Mexico's politicians, the media, and even earnest leftwing academics are oblivious to the radicalisation he sees bubbling just under the surface. He points out that they also had no idea that the reputedly docile indigenous population in Chiapas was on the point of armed revolt 13 years ago. Not that the Zapatista rebellion fitted the traditional mould of macho Latin American armed struggle, or Marcos ever looked or sounded like rebel leaders elsewhere. Even the "sub" in his title - designed to imply an improbable subordination to a council of indigenous commanders - subverted the concept of military discipline employed in most other guerrilla armies. … [Read more...] about Man in the mask returns to change world with new coalition and his own sexy novel
Women face restrictions in many areas of their lives in Iran, from an effective ban on running for president and divorce laws slanted against them, to the requirement that they cover their heads in public and a bar on female spectators attending some male sports events. But women outnumber men in university enrolment, make up a third of doctors and a majority of civil servants and teachers, and the country has a progressive and effective birth control programme. … [Read more...] about Women-only carriages around the world: do they work?
NBC News chairman Andy Lack set out his vision for the channel in January, revealing that it would compete with CNN International and BBC World News. He planned to recruit a dedicated team of 100-200 staff, as well as drawing on the output of 3,500 journalists at NBC and Sky News. … [Read more...] about Comcast Abandons Plan To Launch International News Channel NBC Sky World News
Although the pandemic and the economic downturn are likely to be blamed for the channel’s failure, employees at the station suggested that the departure in May of the long-term NBC News boss Andy Lack – who had long planned an international TV station to rival CNN – played a key role. He had been a driving force behind the channel’s creation at NBC’s 30 Rock headquarters in New York. … [Read more...] about Cancellation of NBC Sky World News plan leaves 60 out of job