A Baltimore judge granted a new trial to Adnan Sayd, the Baltimore man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend while in high school in 1999. Sayd's case stood at the heart of the hit podcast Serial.
Nancy Grace, the fiery advocate for victims of violent crime, is leaving the HLN network after a dozen years. She says she will reemerge on TV and digitally too.
South African journalists are in an uproar over a directive at the public broadcaster that bans coverage of protests. They accuse the government of effectively censoring them ahead of local elections.
Facebook announced on Wednesday it will de-emphasize content posted by publishers in users' newsfeeds, shifting the emphasis to material posted by friends. Though publishers are accustomed to the company making tweaks to newsfeeds, this change has the potential to affect traffic for news organizations.
It will now prioritize posts from friends and family — potentially bad news for media companies relying on Facebook for traffic. The company has been under pressure to defend its political neutrality.
NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says HBO's most popular series soared this year with plots that moved beyond George R.R. Martin's published books.
Bill Simmons debuted his new HBO show Any Given Wednesday with a few very strong feelings from Ben Affleck about Tom Brady.
The iconic magazines, which have chronicled the modern African-American experience, will continue to be a "beacon of hope" for black people around the world, say two of its long-time leaders.
On Monday, the newspaper chain Tribune Publishing, becomes "tronc" — a company with a futuristic mission built around distribution of "premium verified content." What the heck does that mean?
Media mogul Sumner Redstone, 93, has moved to replace five board members of Viacom Inc., including the chairman and CEO whom he has considered a surrogate son.