David Bauder

Need a laugh during the pandemic? SiriusXM launches channel only for female comics

The midst of a global pandemic might seem like an odd time to launch a radio channel devoted to female comedians, but executives at SiriusXM believe that it's precisely the right time.

01 Apr 2020

Coronavirus strikes journalists in US, cascading effect on media houses to change how they work

Six people at CBS News have tested positive for coronavirus, including a correspondent stationed in Italy, as media organisations fight against the same epidemic they're charged with describing.

17 Mar 2020

Grammys are tainted, suggests ousted Recording Academy chief Deborah Dugan

The ousted head of the Grammy Awards says that music's biggest awards are tainted because of conflicts of interest that infect how certain songs and artists are nominated.

24 Jan 2020

Radio personality DJ Don Imus, made and undone by his acid tongue, passes away at 79

Radio personality Don Imus, whose career was made and then undone by his acid tongue during a decades-long rise to stardom, has died. He was 79.

28 Dec 2019

When will Linda Ronstadt be loved? New film explores singer's life, wide-ranging career

Between the Kennedy Center Honors and a CNN documentary about her life debuting on television New Year's Day, Linda Ronstadt is taking a career victory lap.

28 Dec 2019

'It's terrifying': Michael Stipe finally puts out his first single since R.E.M. retired

After Michael Stipe opens a gate to the abandoned Manhattan storefront that serves as his studio, you find a man easily traversing his past, present and future creative lives.

12 Nov 2019

Jeffrey Epstein case: Investigative journalism thrives as the news media industry struggles?

The Miami Herald's stories on sex trafficking charges against financier Jeffrey Epstein illustrate a counter-intuitive trend: Investigative journalism is thriving as news media industry struggles.

16 Jul 2019