Disney, Time Warner Scoff At Verizon's 'Skinny Bundle'

Business | Peter Fricke

Verizon may have taken the first step toward a la carte cable bundles, but competitors are skeptical

Comcast to acquire Time Warner Cable in $45.2 billion deal

Business | Reuters
A cable truck returns to a Time Warner Cable office in San Diego, California

The ‘dream combination’

HBO stops selling DVDs to Netflix - AP

Business | admin

The move by Time Warner Inc.’s pay TV channel is more antagonistic than damaging

CNN gets more personal, buys iPad magazine Zite - AP

Business | admin

No format changes at present, merger could mean targeted personal news app from CNN

TheDC Morning: Gov. Moonbeam sharpens his budget-cutting knives - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

Read TheDC Morning: An unvarnished e-mail summary of what’s really happening in political news

Walsh rejects ObamaCare - TheDC

Politics | Alexis Levinson

Despite wife’s preexisting condition, Rep.-elect Joe Walsh to forgo government health care

The FCC risks over-conditioning the Comcast-NBCU merger

Opinion | Randolph May

FCC commissioners should be aware of the limits of their ability to predict future marketplace developments.

Top 10 Silly Christiane Amanpour Moments of 2010 - TheDC

US | Mary Katharine Ham

A look at the ‘This Week’ host’s highlights over the past year

ESPN suspends anchor Will Selva indefinitely for plagiarizing script - NYDN

Sports | Laura Donovan

Selva, an anchor for ESPNNEWS, pulled words from an Orange County Register column and used them in his own script

Face time important at work, produces better results, study says - TIME

| interns

Working remotely may be easy and convenient, but a new study says it’s not as effective or beneficial as getting face time at work

Olbermann loves a good conspiracy theory - TheDC

Politics | Ruth Graham

We watch, because we’re paid to

Former DeLay aide finds himself in limbo after old boss's conviction - TheDC

Politics | Jonathan Strong

For Tim Berry, a top Republican lobbyist for Time Warner, the timing couldn’t have been worse

CNN introduces segment with graphic diarrhea scene from 'Dumb and Dumber' - Mediaite

US | Pat McMahon

The video was a lead in for story on an unusual treatment for a man’s digestive disease

JOHN ZIEGLER: The truth about Palin v. Couric - TheDC

Opinion | John Ziegler

Palin’s evasive response to the question, “What do you read?” in her 2008 interview with Katie Couric wasn’t stupid — it was an understandable dodge.

Vick to speak out about dogfighting - CNN

Sports | Julia McClatchy (admin)

Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will join the Humane Society of the United States in speaking about the horrors of dogfighting with students of two high schools in New Haven, Connecticut

Murkowski refuses to say she would vote for Palin over Obama - TheDC

Politics | Alexis Levinson

Lisa Murkowski declined to say on Thursday whether she would vote for Sarah Palin over President Barack Obama in 2012 — despite insisting that she remains a Republican

Disgraced former NY Gov. remorseful, drama-free in 'Client 9' - AP

Entertainment | Julia McClatchy (admin)

You want tears? You want convulsive sobs, weepy remorse, pleadings for forgiveness? Well, look elsewhere, because Eliot Spitzer isn’t going to give them to you

Low youth voter turnout may have hurt Democrats during midterms - TheDC

Politics | Billy Hallowell

Poll numbers appear to show what some call a general skepticism and lack of enthusiasm among young voters – a result that may have had a profound impact on midterm election results

Paul: Government 'broken,' Dems and GOP 'untrustworthy' - TheDC

Politics | Alexis Levinson

Rand Paul, the Republican candidate for Kentucky’s Senate seat, said Tuesday that neither party has earned the trust of voters