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Tucson TV station KGUN-9 breathlessly promoted a claim that "1 in every 4 Latinos are HIV positive and don't even know it" on Tuesday night. That's of course completely false. Read more» 1

The FCC has eliminated the “main studio rule,” which said TV and radio broadcasters had to have local studios, where viewers or listeners could interact with and communicate with the people who were putting their news on the air. Read more»

TV makers are constantly crowing about the tricks their smart TVs can do. But one of the most popular brands has a feature that it’s not advertising: Vizio’s Smart TVs track your viewing habits and share it with advertisers, who can then find you on your phone and other devices. Read more»

Mexican telecom tycoon Carlos Slim, right, is the world's richest man.

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has sent a long-awaited telecommunications reform bill to Congress that proposes to shake up the TV and telephone markets. The proposed legislation could threaten Carlos Slim’s status as the world’s richest man. Read more»

The National Association of Broadcasters is suing to block a rule passed by the FCC last month requiring TV stations to post political ad data on the Internet. Read more»

A new documentary, "Running on Empty: The Brain Drain in Local TV News," looks at the reporting produced by local stations. It's particularly timely in Tucson, where Channel 11 announced this week that it would lay off its entire news team, and turn its newscast over to Channel 13. (with full film) Read more»

A national trade group of cable operators is blasting the deal, announced Tuesday, for KOLD to take over news production for KMSB as "breathtaking disdain for the public interest." The American Cable Association said such deals lead to higher cable bills and "diminished" local news. Read more» 2

Tucson's Fox affiliate, KMSB Channel 11, told employees Tuesday morning that it will lay off its entire news team and cancel its local news broadcasts in February. Some 40-50 staffers will lose their jobs, including reporters, engineers and other station personnel. Read more» 19

The University of Arizona released this season's TV schedule for the men's basketball team Monday, and the games are scattered around the dial. You'll have to tune in on at least 10 different channels to pick up each match up. Read more»

'Law & Order: LA'

The January 8 shooting of 19 people in Tucson, including U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, is the basis for an upcoming episode of the NBC crime drama "Law & Order: LA," Entertainment Weekly reported Monday. Read more»

'Glee' cast will take the stage at the Dodge Theatre in Phoenix this weekend

While the young stars of "Glee Live! In Concert" prepare to open their tour with a two-night stand in Phoenix, show creator Ryan Murphy published an open letter today calling for a boycott of Newsweek magazine. Read more»

A couple tango in Bogota, Columbia.

Dubbing movies is big business in Bogota. So are call centers. All because it's easy to understand Colombian Spanish. Read more» 1

'Sons of Tucson,' starring Taylor Labine, could be headed for the dust bin.

Is "Sons of Tucson" already on the chopping block? Read more» 5

Neutropolis, 2020

Tucson was envisioned as a post-apocalyptic, bombed-out wreck of city in the "Dollhouse" series finale on Friday. Read more» 1

British humorist Charlie Brooker glides through the Matrix while he explains 'How to report the news.'

Video: Brit Charlie Brooker explains how TV news works. Read more»

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