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President Obama's Year-End News Conference Features 'Naughty or Nice' List - Posted December 19, 2014
President Obama's year-end news conference comes on the heels of an action-packed news week, including a breakthrough with Cuba and elevated tension with North Korea. As usual, all of the cable news networks have been fixated on the news conference. MSNBC is airing a special report with ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Sony Pulls The Interview | 21st Century Fox Acquires TrueX - Posted December 18, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Sony Pulls The Interview | 21st Century Fox Acquires TrueX - Posted December 18, 2014
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Bob Schieffer 'Stunned' Cuba News Wasn't Leaked: 'This is Just a Bombshell' - Posted December 17, 2014
Bob Schieffer says he's not only "stunned" by the news that the U.S. is normalizing relations with Cuba, but by the fact that no news organization saw it coming. "I'm as stunned as everybody else is around here," said Schieffer during CBS's s... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: November 30 - Posted December 5, 2014
CBS's "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" was first among Sunday shows in viewers and in the A25-54 demo on Sunday, Nov. 30. Compared ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: Nov. 23 and Sweeps - Posted December 2, 2014
CBS's "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" was first among Sunday shows in viewers and in the key A25-54 demo last week, despite being down -3% overall and -8% in the demo ... [TVNewser]

'Kissing the Ring' - Face The Nation's 60th Anniversary Celebration - Posted November 19, 2014
Bigwig politicians, reporters and DC socialites, all showed up Monday night to the Newsuem in downtown Washington to honor Bob Schieffer and 60 years of exceptional journalism by Face The Nation. In something rarely seen in Washin... [FishbowlDC]

Megan Boone On Capitol File Cover - Posted November 19, 2014
Capitol File released its new holiday issue today with Megan Boone, star of NBC's hit drama The Blacklist and... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: November 9 - Posted November 14, 2014
CBS's "Face the Nation" was first among Sunday shows in viewers last week and was up +23% in total viewers, despite a -3% drop in the A25-54 demo, compared to the same week last year. This past Sunday's episode of "... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: November 9 - Posted November 14, 2014
CBS's "Face the Nation" was first among Sunday shows in viewers last week and was up +23% in total viewers, despite a -3% drop in the A25-54 demo, compared to the same week last year. This past Sunday's episode of "... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sunday Show Ratings: November 9 - Posted November 14, 2014
CBS's "Face the Nation" was first among Sunday shows in viewers last week and was up +23% in total viewers, despite a -3% drop in the A25-54 demo, compared to the same week last year. This past Sunday's episode of "... [FishbowlNY]

CBS's 'Face the Nation' Celebrates 60th Anniversary - Posted November 7, 2014
Today marks the 60th anniversary of CBS's "Face the Nation," which debuted for the first time on November 7, 1954. At the time of its launch, the show was hosted by Tedd Koop. "Face" is the second longest running television program currently on air, second to NBC's "Meet the Press," which celebrated... [FishbowlDC]

Happy 60th Birthday 'Face the Nation' - Posted November 7, 2014
Pres. Barack Obama and his predecessor President George W. Bush will be Bob Schieffer... [TVNewser]

WSJ Columnist Peggy Noonan Joins CBS News as Contributor - Posted November 3, 2014
Those who watched Sunday's "Face the Nation" with Bob Schieffer know that Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan is set to join CBS News as a contributor. Whe... [FishbowlDC]

Highlights from the 11.2.14 Sunday Shows - Posted November 3, 2014
US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power on CBS's "Face the Nation" with Bob Schieffer... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: October 12 - Posted October 20, 2014
CBS's "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" was No.1 in total viewers and the A25-54 demo among the Sunday public affairs shows on Sunday, Oct. 12. NBC's "Meet the Press" was down the most: -19% in viewers and down -30% ... [TVNewser]

Kathie Lee Gifford Accepts Regis Philbin's 'Giant of Broadcasting' Award - Posted October 16, 2014
TVNewser attended the 12th Annual Giants of Broadcasting luncheon in New York City today. Prominent members of the broadcasting, media and corporate communities attended the event, which honors distinguished leadership or performance in TV and radio. "Today" show fourth... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: October 5 - Posted October 16, 2014
With revised Nielsen data in for Sunday, Oct. 5, "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" is now No.1 in total viewers and the A25-54 demo. And compared to the ... [TVNewser]

The Evening Ticker: Cooper, Cantore, Schieffer - Posted October 13, 2014
Anderson Cooper will anchor his CNN show from Dallas tonight following the latest on the case of nurse Nina Pham, who was diagnosed with Ebola over the weekend. She's the first person to contract Ebola within the United States. Weather Channel's ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Gittrich, Tower, Schieffer - Posted October 10, 2014
Greg Gittrich is leaving NBC where he was VP of NBC News Digital. "Right time for me to move on to a new thing," Gittrich tweeted. NBC News SVP Julian March will oversee digital in the interim. Gittrich joined NBC in 2008 heading... [TVNewser]

No One's In Hot Water at CBS News DC - Posted October 8, 2014
The boiler at the CBS News Washington bureau sprung a leak last week, flooding the boiler room and sending a chill through the aging three story building. The parts for the boiler are on order and things should be back to normal by the end of this week, we're told. Insiders tell... [TVNewser]

Hey Isn't That...Bob Schieffer on Bonappetit.com? - Posted October 8, 2014
First it was Jake Tapper. Now, Bob Schieffer. The editors over at... [FishbowlDC]

Robin Roberts Receives Walter Cronkite Award - Posted October 6, 2014
"Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts accepted the 2014 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism today. The award, presented by Arizona State University, recognizes a journalist who embodies the values of the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Robin Roberts Receives Walter Cronkite Award - Posted October 6, 2014
"Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts accepted the 2014 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism today. The award, presented by Arizona State University, recognizes a journalist who embodies the values of the ... [FishbowlNY]

Robin Roberts Receives Walter Cronkite Award - Posted October 6, 2014
"Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts accepted the 2014 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism today. The award, presented by Arizona State University, recognizes a journalist who embodies the values of the ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: September 28 - Posted October 2, 2014
"This Week" was the top Sunday program in viewers and the A25-54 demo this week in a reduced field due to "Meet the Press" being pre-empted for the Ryder Cup Golf Tournament. The ABC broadcast topped second place "Face the Nation" by +65,000 and by +70,000 demo viewers. ABC's victory in... [TVNewser]

Obama: 'America Will Lead a Broad Coalition to Roll Back this Terrorist Threat' - Posted September 10, 2014
In a 14-minute address tonight, President Obama announced the U.S. will "lead a broad coalition" to defeat ISIS. In his address, which comes on the eve of the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the president mentioned by name, two journalists killed by ISIS in recent weeks. "They execute captured prisoners, th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Obama: 'America Will Lead a Broad Coalition to Roll Back this Terrorist Threat' - Posted September 10, 2014
In a 14-minute address tonight, President Obama announced the U.S. will "lead a broad coalition" to defeat ISIS. In his address, which comes on the eve of the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the president mentioned by name, two journalists killed by ISIS in recent weeks. "They execute captured prisoners, th... [FishbowlNY]

Obama: 'America Will Lead a Broad Coalition to Roll Back this Terrorist Threat' - Posted September 10, 2014
In a 14-minute address tonight, President Obama announced the U.S. will "lead a broad coalition" to defeat ISIS. In his address, which comes on the eve of the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, the president mentioned by name, two journalists killed by ISIS in recent weeks. "They execute captured prisoners, th... [TVNewser]

The Important Role of the EP in a Sunday Show's Success - Posted September 9, 2014
In case you (too) missed it, a piece last week to The New Republic highlighted the often overlooked and actual reason for a Sunday show's success: the executive producer. With Chuck Todd's debut as moderator of NBC's "... [FishbowlDC]

The Important Role of the EP in a Sunday Show's Success - Posted September 9, 2014
In case you (too) missed it, a piece last week to The New Republic highlighted the often overlooked and actual reason for a Sunday show's success: the executive producer. With Chuck Todd's debut as moderator of NBC's "... [PRNewser]

CBS News Gets First Roger Goodell Interview on Ray Rice Suspension - Posted September 9, 2014
CBS News cut into local programming at 5pmET today with Bob Schieffer and Norah O'Donnell to announce her exclusive interview with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell... [TVNewser]

Network Coverage Plans for President Obama's ISIS Address - Posted September 9, 2014
Broadcast and cable news networks will provide special coverage tomorrow night at 9pmET for President Obama's speech on American action against ISIS. Here is what the networks are planning: CBS' Bob Schieffer will anchor for the ne... [TVNewser]

CBS's Bob Schieffer on Love of Washington and 'Face the Nation' in Arrive Magazine - Posted September 9, 2014
In anticipation of CBS's "Face the Nation" hitting 60 years on air this November, Bob Schieffer talks his love of Washington and as host of CBS's Sunday morning program in the latest issue of Amtrak's Arrive magazine. "You just cannot esc... [FishbowlDC]

President Obama: We're Going to 'Degrade and Ultimately Defeat ISIS' - Posted September 5, 2014
[gallery ids="238023,238024,238025"] Broadcast networks provided special coverage this morning as President Obama held a press conference from the NATO Summit in Newport, Wales. The president first made a statement about the 28 NATO countries sending more resources to Ukraine including security assistance, body armor, and medical care. He also announced the U.S.... [TVNewser]

Washington Wonks Get Wet - Posted August 20, 2014
[gallery ids="236114,236115,236116"] Have you heard about this? People pouring icy water over their heads to raise awareness and money for ALS? Well, several Washington wonks got in on the action over the last couple of days. CBS's Bob Schieffer, NBC's Andrea Mitchell and FNC's ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Hosts React to Chuck Todd Hosting 'Meet the Press' - Posted August 15, 2014
Like other news timeslots, the Sunday morning shows are fiercely competitive. But before Chuck Todd takes the reins o... [TVNewser]

Jill Jackson Named Senior Producer of 'Face the Nation' - Posted August 13, 2014
CBS News today announced that Jill Jackson, who's been with the bureau since 2007, is set to join "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" as a... [FishbowlDC]

Former CBS Washington Bureau Chief Bill Small to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award - Posted July 15, 2014
Nominees for the 35th annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards were announced today by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and former CBS Washington bureau chief William J. ... [FishbowlDC]

Bob Schieffer Explains Dangers of Selfies, Then Takes One On Air - Posted July 14, 2014
On yesterday's "Face the Nation," Bob Schieffer cautioned against taking certain types of selfies. "If you're going to a bike race, or a car race, or a running of the bulls, just say no," Schieffer said. But the veteran newsman does deem two locations safe for self-photography: "Only in the privacy of... [TVNewser]

CBS' Bob Schieffer Trades Media Career for Music Industry - Posted July 11, 2014
[caption id="attachment_129254" align="alignleft" width="312"] Photo Credit: Greg Powers Photography (http://tinyurl.com/nw9gfvk)[/caption] On Saturday, July 12th, Texas Christian University alum and CBS News "Face the Nation" host ... [FishbowlDC]

The Afternoon Ticker: Boehner/CNN, Schieffer, Outnumbered - Posted July 7, 2014
In a CNN.com op-ed up today, Speaker of the House John Boehner writes about suing President Obama. Boehner says the lawsuit will "compel President Obama to follow his oath of office and faithfully execute the laws of our country." "Face the Nation" host ... [TVNewser]

Best Quotes from the Sunday Shows - 6.29.14 - Posted June 30, 2014
Sen. Joe Manchin on CBS's "Face the Nation" with Bob Schieffer: "Our main goal right now is to protect our embassy and all the Americans that we have over there, and I think the President has every right, plus, he has the responsibi... [FishbowlDC]

The 'Subliminal Message' Behind David Muir's Ascent to 'World News' Anchor - Posted June 25, 2014
Come September, three white men will anchor the three network evening newscasts. Is it 2005 -- or 1975 -- all over again? Some think so. "The evening news anchors are the face of the network," says Karen Turner, an associate professor of journalism a... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Dean Baquet Treated for Cancer | Julianna Goldman to CBS - Posted June 17, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Dean Baquet Treated for Cancer | Julianna Goldman to CBS - Posted June 17, 2014
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Lara Logan Back on CBS - Posted June 16, 2014
Lara Logan made her first appearance on CBS News since her on-air apology in November over a botched "60 Minutes" report on the U.S. Consulate attack in Benghazi in 2012. Later that month, following the results of an internal report, Logan ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award - Posted June 5, 2014
The Barbara Walters send-off continues. On Tuesday, Quinnipiac University will present a Lifetime Achievement Award to the veteran journalist at the university's annual Fred Friendly First Amendment Aw... [TVNewser]

Robin Roberts to Receive 2014 Cronkite Award - Posted June 4, 2014
Robin Roberts is the 2014 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, Arizona State University announced today. "I'm truly humbled to join the list of remarkable journalists who have received the Walter... [TVNewser]

Morning Splash - Posted June 2, 2014
What's Happening -- 27th Annual Gerald R. Ford Journalism Awards featuring Bob Schieffer at the National Press club, 12 p.m. -- Amending the First Amendment:Silencing Free Speech? at the Heritage Foundation, 2 p.m. -- Author Event: Steve Early at Busboys and Poets, 6:30 p.m. The Revolving Door... [FishbowlDC]

'Face the Nation' Wins 2013-14 Season - Posted May 27, 2014
Via TVNewser's Merrill Knox, "Face the Nation" finished the 2013-14 season first in both total viewers and the A25-54 demographic. It was the best audience in total viewers for "Face" in 21 years, since the 1992-93 season. Click on over for ... [FishbowlDC]

TVNewser's 2014 Guide To Graduation Speakers - Posted May 2, 2014
As is TVNewser tradition, here now is our seventh annual list of who's-speaking-where-and-when at the nation's colleges and universities (in alphabetical order): CNN's Brooke Baldwin: ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Shows Pivot from Politics to Race - Posted April 27, 2014
Tip-off of the Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors game is in just a few minutes. The NBA Playoff game has been overshadowed for the last 24 hours by the comments made by Clippers owner Donald Sterling. TMZ got its hands on an audiotape of Sterling making racist remarks in a... [TVNewser]

David Gregory on the Sunday Morning Battle: 'We Fight Like Hell' to be No. 1 - Posted April 21, 2014
As NBC's "Meet the Press" approaches 67 years on the air, its host for the last six says the show needs to shake things up to remain a part of the conversation. In a ... [TVNewser]

Longtime 'Today' Show Anchor Jane Pauley Joins CBS News - Posted April 10, 2014
Jane Pauley, who has spent her professional life at NBC News, is joining CBS News as a contributor to "CBS Sunday Morning." The news was revealed last night in Texas at the annual Schieffer Symposium, hosted by CBS Newsman ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Comcast, TWC Face Senate | Pauley to CBS | CNN's Digital Video Push - Posted April 10, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Comcast, TWC Face Senate | Pauley to CBS | CNN's Digital Video Push - Posted April 10, 2014
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Hillary Clinton Sees Media Double Standard Toward Women - Posted April 4, 2014
At a "Women in the World" event in New York City last night, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expressed her view of a double standard in how women are tal... [TVNewser]

At FBN, Maria Bartiromo Looks Beyond 'Toxic' Nature Inside TV News - Posted February 26, 2014
Maria Bartiromo's got a new network, an earlier timeslot and greater perspective about the business of business news. As her 20 years at CNBC wound down, she was frustrated about the limited time given to guest segments. "I'd say, let's gi... [TVNewser]

John Lennon in 1964: 'Good Old Walter, NBC News, Isn't It?' - Posted February 9, 2014
50 years ago tonight, 73 million people tuned in to CBS to watch the Beatles on "The Ed Sullivan Show." Less well-known about the Beatles' first trip to the U.S. that winter, is where they went after New York City. As ... [TVNewser]

FBDC Tweeterboard: Washington Anchors - Posted February 6, 2014
Yesterday we took a look at the social standing of the DC publications, now it's time to turn our attention to those network anchors who call our fair city home. FishbowlDC took a look at the Twitter followers of some of DC's biggest television persona... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings, 1.26.14: Schieffer Back on Top, 'MTP' Holds Steady - Posted January 30, 2014
"Face the Nation" was back on top this week. After a dip to third place last week, Bob Schieffer recaptures the lead in the Sunday Show horse race, with 3.27 million total viewers and 1.o million in the key demographic. This makes three out of four weeks of the fi... [PRNewser]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Broadcast Networks - Posted January 27, 2014
Here's what the broadcast networks have planned for President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday. ABC: Diane Sawyer and ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings 1.5.14: Schieffer Continues to Kick Ass, Gregory Not So Much - Posted January 10, 2014
"Face the Nation" continued to be the top-rated Sunday show last week, edging out "Meet the Press" by more than 30,000 viewers. The good news for Bob Schieffer and CBS comes on to... [FishbowlDC]

CBS's 'Face the Nation' Begins 60th Year - Posted January 5, 2014
This morning, "Face the Nation" begins its 60th year on CBS. The broadcast, which expanded to one hour in many markets in 2012, was the most-w... [TVNewser]

FBDC FaceRace: Washington Anchors - Posted January 3, 2014
Yesterday we took a look at the social standing of the DC publications, now it's time to turn our attention to those network anchors who call our fair city home. FishbowlDC analyzed the Facebook pages of some of DC's biggest television pe... [FishbowlDC]

FBDC Tweeterboard: Washington Anchors - Posted January 3, 2014
Yesterday we took a look at the social standing of the DC publications, now it's time to turn our attention to those network anchors who call our fair city home. FishbowlDC took a look at the Twitter followers of some of DC's biggest television personali... [PRNewser]

FBDC Tweeterboard: Washington Anchors - Posted January 3, 2014
Yesterday we took a look at the social standing of the DC publications, now it's time to turn our attention to those network anchors who call our fair city home. FishbowlDC took a look at the Twitter followers of some of DC's biggest television personali... [FishbowlDC]

2013 TVNewser Challege: The Results - Posted December 30, 2013
At the beginning of the year, we asked you to predict what would happen in the television news industry in 2013, and thousands of you responded with your thoughts on the year ahead. We'll have a new set of questions in the 2014 TVNewser Challenge tomorrow, but in the meantime, here's... [TVNewser]

BuzzFeed Wonders: Whither the Sunday Show? - Posted December 27, 2013
Notorious over-GIFer Dorsey Shaw at BuzzFeed thinks that Sunday Shows, as an institution, are doing it all wrong. He's done some thinking on the matter and come up with... [FishbowlDC]

FBDC's Winners and Losers of Twitter - Posted December 9, 2013
FishbowlDC's Mediabistro cousin AllTwitter has just announced the Top 20 Biggest Brands on Twitter, based on number of followers. That got us thinking, how would the DC media orgs rank up? Below we've compiled the most recent follower stats for the biggest brands in DC J... [PRNewser]

Two Reporters Bound by Fleeting Oswald Memories - Posted November 22, 2013
The first journalist is Maurice C. Caroll. As Capital New York's Jimmy Vielkind ... [GalleyCat]

How Would Journalists Report the Story of JFK's Assassination Today? - Posted November 22, 2013
The broadcast networks all produced special reports for the moment of silence marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Pres. John F. Kennedy this afternoon. [gallery columns="4" ids="204772,204773,204774,204775"] In the Washington Post today, ... [TVNewser]

Networks Plan Special Coverage of JFK Moment of Silence - Posted November 22, 2013
The networks are planning special reports this afternoon marking the moment Pres. John F. Kennedy died, 50 years ago today. A moment of silence is planned for 1:30pmET, followed by the singing of "America the Beautiful" by the U.S. Naval Academy Men's Glee Club. The network special reports will begin at... [TVNewser]

JFK Specials a Draw for Networks; CBS Sees Biggest Numbers Since 1996 - Posted November 21, 2013
50 years later, there's still great interest in the assassination of Pres. John F. Kennedy. The networks and news shows have been producing special reports all week. And viewers are tuning in in big numbers: A special edition of "CBS Sunday Morning with ... [TVNewser]

Savannah Guthrie's Journey With Jackie Kennedy's Secret Service Agent - Posted November 18, 2013
The news networks have begun what will be a week of stories about the Kennedy assassination, leading up to Friday's 50th anniversary. This morning on "Today," Savannah Guthrie talked with ... [TVNewser]

TCU Names College of Communication for CBS's Bob Schieffer - Posted November 8, 2013
Texas Christian University's Board of Trustees unanimously voted today to name the University's College of Communication the Schieffer College of Communication in honor of legendary newsman and 1959 graduate Bob Schieffer. "I am deeply h... [TVNewser]

Bob Schieffer on the 50th Anniversary of JFK's Death: 'There Were No PR People.' - Posted November 8, 2013
[caption id="attachment_77152" align="alignleft" width="368"] Junior Reporter Bob Schieffer (left) with Russ Bloxom in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram newsroom, 1963[/caption] With sincere apologies to all my journo friends, TV news broadcasting... [PRNewser]

CBS News Plans for 50th Anniversary of JFK Assassination - Posted October 21, 2013
Networks are planning special reports and broadcasts for the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Pres. John F. Kennedy. CBS News will include reporting from the only current network news anchor who was in Dallas on the day of the shooting. Bob Sch... [TVNewser]

The Day Bob Schieffer Got a Phone Call from Lee Harvey Oswald's Mother Asking for a Ride - Posted October 11, 2013
CBS News' Bob Schieffer was working an overnight shift at the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram and was asleep when John F. Kennedy was assassinated, 50 years ago next month. But, once he heard the news, he rushed into the newsroom to help out. "Every phone was ringing and I picked up the phone... [TVNewser]

U.S. Govt. Learned of Charlie Rose's Assad Interview the Same Time Everyone Else Did - Posted September 9, 2013
With a choice of having Anthony Weiner, Lady Gaga or Bashar al-Assad on his morning s... [TVNewser]

Charlie Rose Interviews Bashar al-Assad - Posted September 8, 2013
"CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie Rose got an interview today with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. This is Assad's first TV int... [TVNewser]

Broadcasters Planning To Carry Obama Press Conference - Posted August 9, 2013
This afternoon at 3 PM, President Obama is scheduled to have a press conference to answer questions from the White House press corps. While he has answered a few questions at press events over the last few months, his last real press conference was in April. He is scheduled to leave... [TVNewser]

Summer Superlatives 2013: Most Respected Journalist in Washington - Posted August 5, 2013
This is a tough category. But today we ask you to help determine who is Washington's most respected journalist. The lineup of contestants includes USA Today Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page, WaPo... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Reading List 07.29.13. - Posted July 29, 2013
Who would star in the Weiner movie? -- Movies are often made based on significant events throughout history. And sometimes, films are ripped from the headlines. After Edward Snowden leaked secret NSA documents, for instance, it didn't take long for a... [FishbowlDC]

CBS' Bob Schieffer Brings Texas to D.C. - Posted June 17, 2013
Bob Schieffer was almost unrecognizable Saturday afternoon as he sat on the patio of the Occidental Grill. Not dressed in his usual dark suit he wears on the set... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: June 2 - Posted June 6, 2013
CBS' "Face the Nation" was the most-watched Sunday public affairs show June 2, topping NBC's "Meet the Press" by +470,000 Total Viewers and +70,000 A25-54 viewers. Compared to the same week last year, on... [TVNewser]

Will Schieffer and Axelrod Kiss and Make Up? - Posted May 30, 2013
Occidental Grill & Seafood is trying really hard to get CBS "Face the Nation" Host ... [FishbowlDC]

David Axelrod 'Unsympathetic' to Bob Schieffer's Stance On White House Access - Posted May 28, 2013
MSNBC contributor David Axelrod criticized CBS News' Bob Schieffer this morning, taking issue with the "Face the Nation" host's stance on the Obama administration's handling of the press and the DOJ investigations of the media. Schieffer criticized the administration's communications policy on "Face the Nation" this week, not... [TVNewser]

Bob Schieffer Honored with 2013 Walter Cronkite Award - Posted May 23, 2013
Bob Schieffer, a 44-year CBS News veteran and current moderator of "Face the Nation," will be the 2013 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism. "Walter Cronkite is wh... [TVNewser]

'Morning Joe' Mayhem at Politics & Prose - Posted May 10, 2013
The scene was standing room only inside Politics & Prose Bookstore Thursday afternoon as the swarm of patrons awaited MSNBC "Morning Joe" Co-hosts Mika Brzezinksi and ... [PRNewser]

Media Bias Segments On 'The O'Reilly Factor' And 'The Last Word' - Posted May 1, 2013
Media bias and the press were the subject of two big segments on cable news last night. On FNC's "The O'Reilly Factor," Bill O'Reilly sent producer Jesse Watters went to the White House Correspondents' Dinner, where he asked attendees whether there was bias in the media. ... [TVNewser]

Tick Tock: WHCD 2013 - Posted April 29, 2013
By Betsy Rothstein, Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry The White House Correspondents' Dinner was a blur this year as stars, journalists, nerdy political types -- and Psy -- rubbed elbows. Well, not Psy, he was busy smoking. But the rest of 'em fawned and frolicked around the Washington Hilton... [PRNewser]

Tick Tock: WHCD 2013 - Posted April 29, 2013
By Betsy Rothstein, Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry The White House Correspondents' Dinner was a blur this year as stars, journalists, nerdy political types -- and Psy -- rubbed elbows. Well, not Psy, he was busy smoking. But the rest of 'em fawned and frolicked around the Washington Hilton... [FishbowlDC]

Baseball Battle Brews On The Sunday Shows - Posted April 12, 2013
We already noted that Florida Senator Marco Rubio will be appearing on all of the Sunday public affairs programs, but there is a baseball battle brewing too. This weekend the film "42"... [TVNewser]

Bob Schieffer Issues Challenge to Local Broadcasters at NAB - Posted April 8, 2013
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Bob Schieffer Issues Challenge to Local Broadcasters at NAB - Posted April 8, 2013
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The Ticker: NBR, VP, NAB - Posted April 8, 2013
"Nightly Business Report," now owned and produced by CNBC, has its first sponsor: The Street Inc., which was co-founded by CNBC host Jim Cramer, gets two 30-second credits at the beginning and end of NBR. Vice President Joe Biden will be a guest as part of a gun control roundtable on MSNBC... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Bob/NAB, 'Time'/CNN, Debate/Candy - Posted February 20, 2013
CBS News anchor Bob Schieffer will be receiving the 2013 NAB Distinguished Service Award at this year's NAB show in April. The award honors "members of the broadcast community who have made significant and lasting contributions to broadcasting." Previous recipients included Walter Cronkite, Edward R. Murrow, Ronald Reagan and ... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage: CBS - Posted February 11, 2013
Scott Pelley will anchor CBS' State of the Union coverage from Washington Tuesday evening. Pelley will be joined by "Face the Nation" anchor Bob Schieffer a... [TVNewser]

CNN's Blitzer, O'Brien Make Cameos in Netflix's 'House of Cards' - Posted January 30, 2013
Though he participated in a well-documented Twitter fight back in 2009 with TWT's Emily Miller, it appears a... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 29, 2013
Quotes of the Day "Sunrise on the Potomac at Key Bridge in Georgetown." -- NBC Washington cameraman Jim Long with the accompanying photograph. ... [FishbowlDC]

Featured in Features - Posted January 23, 2013
A look at the oddities featured in D.C. publications CNN contributor concludes that Bob Schieffer "must be straight"-- The sexuality of CBS News anchor Bob Schieffer probab... [FishbowlDC]

When Should Reporters Disclose Connections? - Posted January 23, 2013
Let's get this out of the way: conflicts of interest are rife in the TV news business. CBS News president (and former Fox News executive) David Rhodes is the brother of one of President Obama's advisers Ben Rhodes... [TVNewser]

Condoleezza Rice Joins CBS News as a Contributor - Posted January 20, 2013
Bob Schieffer just announced that one of his guests on "Face the Nation" this morning, Condoleezza Rice, has joined CBS News as a contributor to the network. "Everybo... [TVNewser]

Synergy! CBS Taking Over Jackson Square In New Orleans During Super Bowl XLVII - Posted December 6, 2012
A slew of CBS programs, including "CBS This Morning," the "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley and "Super Bowl Live" will originate from Jackson Square in New Orleans leading up to Super Bowl XLVII early next year. Jackson Squre, in the... [TVNewser]

National Press Club Hosts Festive Holiday Party - Posted November 30, 2012
By Eddie Scarry and Betsy Rothstein The National Press Club hosted it's annual please-become-a-memb... [PRNewser]

Yes, the Election Will Be Determined by Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots - Posted November 5, 2012
Now, this is democracy at work and it comes to us from of an agency outside the U.S. no less. Just six weeks after turning print ads into iPhone loudspeakers for Coca-Cola, ... [AgencySpy]

CBS News Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
"CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley will lead CBS' election night coverage next week. CBS coverage will run from 7 PM-2AM, and will utilize eight studios in the CBS Broadcast Center in New York, including Studio 57, the newest stud... [TVNewser]

Schieffer Went Unmolested Because 'He's Awesome' - Posted October 24, 2012
The results of our Fish Poll are in and it was a nail biter. Yesterday we asked readers why CBS News's Bob Schieffer... [FishbowlDC]

Bob Schieffer 'So zoned in on trying to get this debate going, my clock kind of stopped at 10:30 last night' - Posted October 23, 2012
Other than hosting "Face the Nation," Bob Schieffer has been off the CBS airwaves for the last few weeks, preparing for the final Presidential debate, not wanting his commentary on the air to conflict with his role as moderator. And now that it's over, Schieffer isn't quite sure what to expect in... [TVNewser]

Do We Really 'All Love Teachers?' (No, We Don't.) - Posted October 23, 2012
When it comes to the 2012 presidential debates, we have to agree with Lindsay Lohan for the first and hopefully last time: we're "so relieved that it's over." Both candidates showed up ... [PRNewser]

CBS' Bob Schieffer: Most Unmolested Mod? - Posted October 23, 2012
Of the four debate moderators this election year, CBS News's Bob Schieffer by far has been the least criticized. PBS's Jim Lehrer was thrown to the dogs by Democrats and their supporters for coming off as a pushover and seeming to let GOP Candidate Mitt Romney call the shots in ... [FishbowlDC]

O'Reilly and Rose Debate the Debates: 'This isn't a cable news program. This is a presidential debate.' - Posted October 23, 2012
Before the final presidential debate, on his Fox News show last night, Bill O'Reilly said moderator Bob Schieffer "has to retire tomorrow" if he doesn't as... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 23, 2012
Quotes of the Day "Any jackass can talk about bombing Iran." -- MSNBC's Chris Matthews, post debate late night. "I think we all love teachers." -- CBS "Face the Nation" host and presidential debate mo... [FishbowlDC]

Bob Schieffer's 'Light Hand' Lets Candidates 'Go At It As Much As Possible' - Posted October 22, 2012
Before tonight's presidential debate, on his Fox News show, Bill O'Reilly said "If [Bob] Schieffer doesn't ask about Libya, he has to retire tomorrow." Well, it was the first question ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bob Schieffer's 'Light Hand' Lets Candidates 'Go At It As Much As Possible' - Posted October 22, 2012
Before tonight's presidential debate, on his Fox News show, Bill O'Reilly said "If [Bob] Schieffer doesn't ask about Libya, he has to retire tomorrow." Well, it was the first question ... [FishbowlNY]

Bob Schieffer's 'Light Hand' Lets Candidates 'Go At It As Much As Possible' - Posted October 22, 2012
Before tonight's presidential debate, on his Fox News show, Bill O'Reilly said "If [Bob] Schieffer doesn't ask about Libya, he has to retire tomorrow." Well, it was the first question ... [TVNewser]

Where to Watch the Final Presidential Debate - Posted October 22, 2012
Tonight is the third and final Presidential debate of this election cycle. CBS' Bob Schieffer moderates at Lynn University in Boca Raton. Here's a round up of what the cable and broadcast networks have planned... ... [TVNewser]

Bob Schieffer Previews Final Debate - Posted October 22, 2012
Tonight's final presidential debate will be moderated by CBS "Face the Nation" anchor Bob Schieffer. Schieffer gave an interview to TV Guide... [TVNewser]

Candy Crowley: 'I Expected Them To Come At Me When I Would Try to Rein Them In' - Posted October 17, 2012
Tonight's Town Hall battle was more pitched and pointed than the first, as the two men running for president paced the stage answering questions from undecided voters, and follow-ups from moderator Candy Crowley. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Candy Crowley: 'I Expected Them To Come At Me When I Would Try to Rein Them In' - Posted October 17, 2012
Tonight's Town Hall battle was more pitched and pointed than the first, as the two men running for president paced the stage answering questions from undecided voters, and follow-ups from moderator Candy Crowley. ... [FishbowlNY]

Sunday Show Ratings: September 30 - Posted October 5, 2012
The Sunday public affairs shows continue to be closer than ever, as September 30 proves. CBS "Face the Nation" led the way in total viewers and the adults 25-54 demo. NBC's "Meet the Press" was right behind in total viewers, and not far behind in the demo. ABC's "This Week" was... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley To Anchor CBS Debate Coverage - Posted October 2, 2012
CBS News has slated its 2012 Presidential and Vice Presidential debate coverage plans. "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley will be anchoring CBS' coverage from the debate cities. ... [TVNewser]

It's Hard Out Here For A Debate Moderator - Posted September 24, 2012
B&C's Andrea Morabito has a lengthy look at the upcoming Presidential debates (subscription required), as well as interviews with the moderators. One of the overarching themes: while th... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Schieffer, Novak, Beck... - Posted September 20, 2012
"Face the Nation" originates from New York Sunday as Bob Schieffer speaks with former Pres. Bill Clinton. The annual Clinton Global Initiative gets underway Sunday. Clinton is on "The Daily Show" tonight. CNBC has plucked ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Sniping - Posted September 17, 2012
The AP looks at the war of words between the Sunday public affairs shows. At issue is this: the Sunda... [TVNewser]

50 Years of 'Evening News' Now with Scott Pelley at the Helm - Posted September 5, 2012
It is 6:25 PM, and Scott Pelley is calmly reading notes, as he fiddles with his glasses in his right hand. Next to the "CBS Evening News" anchor, his colleague and "Face the Nation" moderator ... [TVNewser]

Behind The Scenes In Tampa - Posted August 28, 2012
With the Republican National Convention finally getting underway in Tampa, there are some great behind the scenes pieces being put out by the TV new organizations covering the event. Here, CBS News veterans Bob Schieffer and Bill Plante--with 91 years of political coverage between them--talk about RNCs past: ... [TVNewser]

Jim Lehrer: 'I have no regrets about saying what I did, or about changing my mind' - Posted August 27, 2012
Read my lips. No more debates. Jim Lehrer didn't use those words, but he might as well have. Lehrer's November pronouncement that he would never host another presidential debate, like George H. W. Bush's 1988 prom... [TVNewser]

Fishbowl Summer Superlatives - THE RESULTS Part Deux - Posted August 24, 2012
On Thursday, we began rolling out the results of our Summer Superlatives and today, you get to meet the rest of the winners. Thanks for voting. Today's results kicks off with the Best Dressed category. This cage match was between Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Stations Make Plans as Republicans and Democrats Get Ready to Nominate at National Conventions - Posted August 23, 2012
[caption id="attachment_66746" align="alignleft" width="275"] Obama and Biden accept the Democratic nomination in 2008[/caption] The battle between Mitt Romney and President Obama moves to the convention floor next week for the nominating process, and TV and radio stations are ready for extra coverage of the key ... [FishbowlLA]

Stations Make Plans as Republicans and Democrats Get Ready to Nominate at National Conventions - Posted August 23, 2012
[caption id="attachment_66746" align="alignleft" width="275"] Obama and Biden accept the Democratic nomination in 2008[/caption] The battle between Mitt Romney and President Obama moves to the convention floor next week for the nominating process, and TV and radio stations are ready for extra coverage of the key ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Stations Make Plans as Republicans and Democrats Get Ready to Nominate at National Conventions - Posted August 23, 2012
[caption id="attachment_66746" align="alignleft" width="275"] Obama and Biden accept the Democratic nomination in 2008[/caption] The battle between Mitt Romney and President Obama moves to the convention floor next week for the nominating process, and TV and radio stations are ready for extra coverage of the key ... [FishbowlNY]

CBS News Unveils Plans for Political Conventions - Posted August 20, 2012
CBS News has announced its coverage plans for the upcoming political conventions, which kick off next week in Tampa. Coverage will be led by "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley, "Face the Nation" anchor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CBS News Unveils Plans for Political Conventions - Posted August 20, 2012
CBS News has announced its coverage plans for the upcoming political conventions, which kick off next week in Tampa. Coverage will be led by "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley, "Face the Nation" anchor ... [FishbowlNY]

CBS News Unveils Plans for Political Conventions - Posted August 20, 2012
CBS News has announced its coverage plans for the upcoming political conventions, which kick off next week in Tampa. Coverage will be led by "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley, "Face the Nation" anchor ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: August 12 - Posted August 17, 2012
On the heels of Mitt Romney's announcement of Paul Ryan as his running mate, NBC's "Meet the Press" was the top political affairs show last week. "MTP" won despite lower national coverage (91%) and an unusual airtime, live across all time zones at 9amET/6amPT, due to NBC's coverage... [TVNewser]

What Makes Bob Schieffer Shake? - Posted August 13, 2012
While Candy Crowley and Martha Raddatz are the newbies moderating this year's sanctioned major candidate debates, Jim Lehrer and ... [TVNewser]

Presidential Debate Moderators Chosen - Posted August 13, 2012
... [TVNewser]

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Give First Joint Interview To CBS, '60 Minutes' - Posted August 12, 2012
Presumptive GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his Vice Presidential running mate Paul Ryan will give their first joint interview to CBS News and "60 Minutes." The interview will be conducted later today in North Carolina by "Face the Nation" moderator... [FishbowlLA]

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan Give First Joint Interview To CBS, '60 Minutes' - Posted August 12, 2012
Presumptive GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his Vice Presidential running mate Paul Ryan will give their first joint interview to CBS News and "60 Minutes." The interview will be conducted later today in North Carolina by "Face the Nation" moderator... [TVNewser]

News Nets Produce Special Reports on Mitt Romney Selection of Paul Ryan as VP - Posted August 11, 2012
At 9:20, Mitt Romney took to the stage with the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, VA as his backdrop. At 9:28, he brought out his running mate on the Republican presidential ticket, Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan. NBC News began its special report at 9am with Brian W... [TVNewser]

Norah O'Donnell Replacing Erica Hill on 'CBS This Morning' - Posted July 26, 2012
Breaking: Six months into its run, "CBS This Morning" is making an anchor change. CBS News Chief White House Correspondent Norah O'Donnell has been named co-host of "CBS This Morning" replacing ... [TVNewser]

CNBC's John Harwood on Appearing in (Another) Political Ad - Posted July 19, 2012
As "Face the Nation" host Bob Schieffer discovered on Sunday, more short snippets from news anchors are showing up in political ads this election cycle. CNBC chief Washington correspondent John... [TVNewser]

Bob Schieffer on Inclusion in Romney Ad: 'This Was Done Without Our Permission' - Posted July 16, 2012
"Face the Nation" producers noticed something funny during Sunday's show: a Mitt Romney for President ad that aired during the broadcast and included host Bob Schieffer. "It is my understanding that just a few minutes ago, the Romney campaign bought time on 'Face the Nation' during one of our commercial blocks," said... [TVNewser]

Mitt Romney To Make First Non-Fox Sunday Show Appearance On CBS' 'Face the Nation' - Posted June 14, 2012
Presumptive GOP Presidential nominee Mitt Romney will be appearing on the CBS Sunday public affairs show "Face the Nation" on Sunday. CBS says it is "his first network Sunday morning public affairs show interview during the 2012 campaign." In fact, Romney has appeared a number of times on "Fox News Sund... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 5.14.12 - Posted May 14, 2012
Will the film ever get off the ground? Politico's Patrick Gavin brings us the story of Norman Kelley's plan to make a documentary about ... [FishbowlDC]

TVNewser's 2012 Guide To Graduation Speakers - Posted May 4, 2012
'Tis commencement season, and so without further ado, we present TVNewser's fifth annual list of who's-speaking-where-and-when at America's colleges and universities (in alphabetical order): ABC/CNN's Christiane Amanpour: ... [TVNewser]

WHCD Tick Tock - Posted April 30, 2012
We're recapping the White House Correspondents' Dinner from Saturday night with a special Tick Tock. Enjoy as we take you through the night. By Betsy Rothstein, Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry 5:30 p.m.: I meet up with Eddie at a shitty McDonald's in Adams Morgan as the sky opens up to a... [PRNewser]

WHCD Tick Tock - Posted April 30, 2012
We're recapping the White House Correspondents' Dinner from Saturday night with a special Tick Tock. Enjoy as we take you through the night. By Betsy Rothstein, Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry 5:30 p.m.: I meet up with Eddie at a shitty McDonald's in Adams Morgan as the sky opens up to a... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 23, 2012
Quotes of the Day Hey Boybander: Go on vacation already goddamn you! "Well, @United 1736 into IAH is delayed. Someone better make sure @United 53 is held so I don't miss my honeymoon transfer." -- Slate economics reporter ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: April 15, 2012 - Posted April 20, 2012
It's a split decision for the Sunday public affairs show. CBS' "Face the Nation" was the top Sunday public affairs show in Total Viewers while NBC's "Meet the Press" was tops in the demo on April 15. ABC's "This Week" came in second in younger viewers. It's the first time the... [TVNewser]

50 Years Ago Today, Walter Cronkite Signed On - Posted April 16, 2012
Hard to imagine, but there have only been five anchors of the "CBS Evening News" (six if you count the pairing of Dan Rather and Connie Chung). And it was 50 yea... [TVNewser]

What 'Haunted' the 'Irascible, Competitive' Mike Wallace - Posted April 9, 2012
This morning the network news shows paid tribute to Mike Wallace, who died Saturday night at age 93. On "CBS This Morning" Wallace's "60 Minutes" colleagues Morley Safer and ... [TVNewser]

Remembering Mike Wallace - Posted April 8, 2012
Following news of Mike Wallace's death, remembrances and tributes have poured in. "It is with tremendous sadness that we mark the passing of Mike Wallace," said Leslie Moonves, president and CEO, CBS Corporation in a statement. "His extraordinary contribution as a broadcaster is immeasurable and he has been a force... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: April 1, 2012 - Posted April 6, 2012
In its first week as an hour-long show, "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" wins the Sunday morning race... with an asterisk. The numbers only reflect the first half hour. As we ... [TVNewser]

Twice the 'Face,' Just Not Across the Nation - Posted April 4, 2012
"Face the Nation" expanded to an hour last Sunday, but about a quarter of the nation didn't see it. They couldn't have, at least not on their local CBS station. The one-hour edition of the public affairs show airs, in full, in 62% of the country. Another 14% of CBS stations... [TVNewser]

Get Ready To 'Hang Out' With Bob Schieffer - Posted April 3, 2012
Soon, viewers will be able to "Hang Out" with CBS "Face the Nation" moderator Bob Schieffer. At a party last night in Washington, CBS unveiled plans to do monthly Google+ "Hangouts" with Schieffer, correspondents and political guests. People... [TVNewser]

CBS "Face the Nation" Partners With Google, Schieffer Plans on Summer Staycation - Posted April 3, 2012
From the Dept. of Bragiculture...When FBDC showed up Monday at the launch of a new partnership by CBS and Google Plus in Logan Circle, we were greeted with pure, unadulterated love. "I read FishbowlDC everyday," CBS intern Chad Sinclair said. ... [FishbowlDC]

A Big Weekend for 'Face the Nation' - Posted March 30, 2012
This is a big few days for the CBS Sunday public affairs show "Face the Nation." Today the show launched a shiny new website, which is he... [TVNewser]

Joe Biden Set for Sunday's 'Face the Nation' - Posted March 29, 2012
On Sunday, CBS will air its first ever one hour broadcast of "Face the Nation" with host Bob Schieffer. And who better to kick off their first full hour than potential gaffe machine Veep Joe Biden? Schieffer, CBS News... [FishbowlDC]

How the Sandra Fluke Story Unfolded - Posted March 5, 2012
Before last week, the name Sandra Fluke had only entered the discussion in a column by TIME humorist ... [TVNewser]

James Brown On His CBS News Role: 'I would like to think there will be no limits' - Posted March 2, 2012
CBS Sports anchor James Brown is no stranger to television news. He has filled in on "The Early Show," and his 2009 interview with ... [TVNewser]

'We Don't Spend A Lot of Time Bragging About our Work and our Reporters' - Posted February 12, 2012
"Face the Nation" host Bob Schieffer did something on his show today that he admits he doesn't do often: trumpet the work of one of his CBS News colleagues. "We don't spend a lot of time here bragging about our work and our reporters," said Schieffer, adding, "We don't even use... [TVNewser]

Gingrich: No More Journalists Moderating Debates - Posted January 31, 2012
GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says that if he becomes the party nominee, he won't participate in any debates in which reporters are the moderators. We are sorry to break the news to you ... [TVNewser]

Donald Trump, Dave Barry, but no Mitt Romney on Hour-Long 'Face the Nation' - Posted January 29, 2012
At the start of "Face the Nation" this morning Bob Schieffer, anchoring adjacent to Jungle Island in Miami, followed up on his offer to the Gingrich and Romney campaigns to debate during today's special hour-long edition. "Romney wanted n... [AllTwitter]

Politico Turns 5. Let the Roasting Begin. - Posted January 23, 2012
Five years isn't really that long, but Politico has seen rapid growth and a lot of success since it first began in 2007. So on a highly self-congratulatory note on Monday, Politico released a video with clips of several high-profile political players roasting the publication on its half-decade mark. "Five ... [FishbowlDC]

Bob Schieffer to Host One-Hour 'Face the Nation' from Miami; Has Proposal for Gingrich and Romney - Posted January 23, 2012
There are already two scheduled debates this week ahead of next week's Florida primary, now we could see another face-off, on "Face the Nation," of the top two candidates. Bob Schieffer will be moderating a one-hour edition of his show fro... [TVNewser]

Politico, with its 'Terminator Reporters,' Turns Five - Posted January 23, 2012
"It's truly a news organization that acts its age: a petulant 5-year-old concerned with only trivial matters," says David Gregory roasting Politico on its 5th birthday. Politico.com launched Jan. 23, 2007, the day of that year's State of the Union address. Early this morning, the site put up this video with... [TVNewser]

'CBS This Morning' Review: Mold Broken, Comfort Zones Stretched, 'An A for Effort' - Posted January 9, 2012
Today's debut of "CBS This Morning" was worth the price of admission just for the pleasure of watching 70-year-old Charlie Rose look into the camera and say: "It's a huge Twitt... [TVNewser]

Bob Schieffer and Maria Shriver on CBS Morning News Circa Mid-1980s - Posted January 3, 2012
Back at Hogwarts -- the CBS News set in Iowa -- "Early Show" fill-in Norah O'Donnell had a little fun with her co-anchor Bob Schieffer this morning over one of his earlier -- much earlier -- appearances on CBS's morning show. Wa... [TVNewser]

Broadcast Networks Gear Up For Iowa Caucus - Posted January 1, 2012
It's officially a new year, and although this political cycle may feel like it has gone on forever already, Tuesday marks the official kickoff to the 2012 presidential election. As we ... [TVNewser]

Bob Schieffer & Norah O'Donnell to anchor 'Early Show' from Iowa - Posted December 30, 2011
CBS News is changing up the final week of "The Early Show." On Monday and Tuesday ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bob Schieffer & Norah O'Donnell to anchor 'Early Show' from Iowa - Posted December 30, 2011
CBS News is changing up the final week of "The Early Show." On Monday and Tuesday ... [FishbowlNY]

Sequined Bob Schieffer Leads CBS Newsers At Holiday Party - Posted December 17, 2011
CBS News held its holiday party Thursday night at the nearby Terminal 5 event space on New York's West Side. Attendees were welcomed with the CBS News logo and "eye" on the building across 56th Street. Bob Schieffer (far left), host of "F... [TVNewser]

'Face the Nation' Expanding to One Hour - Posted December 11, 2011
CBS's Sunday morning public affairs show "Face the Nation" is expanding from a half hour to one hour in April. Bob Schieffer made the announcement on his show this morning. "I can't remember when I've been happier to break a story than I am to... [GalleyCat]

Down With Kermit - Posted December 2, 2011
We like the Muppets. We like watching the news. What we HATE is watching the Muppets become the news. This reached new levels of absurdity yesterday when Kermit the Frog invaded Washington, DC. First stop was CBS News where he joined Bob Schieffer to discuss politics. ... [FishbowlDC]

Kermit the Frog Makes the Rounds From DC - Posted December 1, 2011
Muppets ringleader Kermit the Frog is in Washington, DC today to light the national Christmas tree with the Obama family. While he was there, Kermit made time for interviews with CBS's Bob Schieffer and CNN's T.J. Holmes to dish on everything from Miss Pig... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: November 20 - Posted November 28, 2011
CBS' "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" continues to keep the Sunday morning public affairs show race a tight one. On November 20, the program finished a very close second to longtime ratings leader "Meet the Press with ... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley, Diane Sawyer, Brian Williams and More Turn Out to Remember Lane Venardos - Posted November 17, 2011
Longtime CBS News executive Lane Venardos was fondly remembered Wednesday in a moving service at the Paley Center in New York City. Venardos who d... [TVNewser]

Farewell to Andy Rooney - Posted November 6, 2011
"60 Minutes" closed tonight's show with a look at the life and work of Andy Rooney. Much of the piece was a rework of Rooney's exit interview with Morley Safer last month, when Rooney signed off from the show. Rooney died Friday night following complica... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Farewell to Andy Rooney - Posted November 6, 2011
"60 Minutes" closed tonight's show with a look at the life and work of Andy Rooney. Much of the piece was a rework of Rooney's exit interview with Morley Safer last month, when Rooney signed off from the show. Rooney died Friday night following complica... [FishbowlNY]

Luke Russert: 'I Know that I am Responsible Not Only to My Job, But Also to My Last Name' - Posted October 31, 2011
NBC's Luke Russert is the subject of a profile in the Buffalo News, hometown newspaper of his late father, Tim Russert. It chronicles Russert's ro... [TVNewser]

Politico Scribe Wins Coveted Award at Karaoke - Posted October 20, 2011
Pictured with Politico's Dave Catanese are the ladies of Russia Television -- Krissy Frazao and Alyona Minkovski. ... [PRNewser]

Network Special Reports Planned for President Obama's Statement on Gadhafi - Posted October 20, 2011
... [TVNewser]

D.C. Media Events Can be Nasty Biz - Posted October 7, 2011
Media event planning can be a dirty business in Washington. In many instances it's tough to tell who is playing copy cat, but some things are clear: publications are vying to host pointedly similar events and competing for guests and warm bodies to fill their audiences. Getting the events underwritten is... [FishbowlDC]

Networks to Carry Pres. Obama News Conference - Posted October 6, 2011
The White House has announced Pres. Obama will hold a news conference at 11amET. Obama's most recent news conference was July 15, during a week in which he had two press availabilities. NBC News will provide a special r... [TVNewser]

Journos to Sing Out Loud In Public - Posted October 5, 2011
CBS's Bob Schieffer. Politico's Dave Catanese. CNN's Br... [PRNewser]

Journos to Sing Out Loud In Public - Posted October 5, 2011
CBS's Bob Schieffer. Politico's Dave Catanese. CNN's Br... [FishbowlDC]

Broadcasters Plan for Amanda Knox Verdict - Posted October 3, 2011
The jury in the Amanda Knox trial has reached a verdict, and the broadcast networks will all offer special reports when the decision is announced (expected around 3:30 p.m.ET). Lester Holt will anchor from Perugia, Italy, on NBC. Special r... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: September 25 - Posted September 29, 2011
Coming off of his 20th anniversary celebration for hosting CBS' "Face the Nation," Bob Schieffer led the program to a ratings victory ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sunday Show Ratings: September 25 - Posted September 29, 2011
Coming off of his 20th anniversary celebration for hosting CBS' "Face the Nation," Bob Schieffer led the program to a ratings victory ... [FishbowlNY]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 28, 2011
Quotes of the Day A Brilliant Suggestion "With Andy Rooney retiring, only viable option for 60 Minutes is to bring in @markknoller for that role." -- Reuters White House Correspondent Steve Holland referencing CBS White House radio correspondent Mark Knoller. Read... [FishbowlDC]

Washington Turns Out to Honor Bob Schieffer - Posted September 22, 2011
Quite a turnout last night at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, DC, as Bob Schieffer was honored on his 20th anniversary anchoring CBS's "Face the Nation." More than 500 people turned out to honor Schieffer, including the man... [TVNewser]

CBS' Bob Schieffer Reflects on 20 Years As 'Face the Nation' Moderator - Posted September 16, 2011
CBS News' Bob Schieffer, who will celebrate his 20th anniversary as moderator of "Face the Nation" this week, is interviewed ahead of the milestone by our sister site, FishbowlDC. The veteran broadcaster ... [TVNewser]

FishbowlDC Interview: Bob Schieffer - Posted September 16, 2011
Bob Schieffer is a living legend and icon of American journalism. The moderator of "Face the Nation" and Chief Washington Correspondent for CBS News has worked as a journalist for more than 50 years. Since joining the network... [FishbowlDC]

Lewis Black Says Fox News Gives Him Eczema - Posted September 14, 2011
Comedian Lewis Black likes to make a scene out of clearing his throat. He has been known to tell audiences to "Shut the f-ck up" and to heckle anyone who even looks at him funny during a performance. Last night at the grand opening of The Fillmore in Silver Spring, Md.,... [FishbowlDC]

Schieffer Celebrates 20 Years at FTN - Posted September 6, 2011
Hopefully the third time's a charm for Bob Schieffer's 20-year "Face the Nation" anniversary event. Originally slated for May 10th, the party was first rescheduled for June 15th. Unfortunately the CBS crew learned a little too l... [FishbowlDC]

New Set, Graphics for 'Face the Nation' - Posted August 26, 2011
The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial dedication may be postponed because of Hurricane Irene, but on Sunday's "Face the Nation," Bob Schieffer will talk about Dr. King's legacy with Gen. Colin Powell who is a member of the ... [TVNewser]

Pres. Obama on Hurricane Irene: 'We all hope for the best, but we have to be prepared for the worst' - Posted August 26, 2011
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It's Summer Superlatives Time! - Posted August 10, 2011
Our sister blog FishbowlDC is in the middle of its Summer Superlatives poll, and plenty of TV news personalities are in the running. In the "best on-air personality" category, the ... [TVNewser]

Network Sunday Morning Shows Go to Iowa for Straw Poll Coverage - Posted August 10, 2011
With the Iowa Straw Poll set for Saturday, August 13, the network Sunday public affairs shows are heading to the state to get close to the action. CBS and ABC will also be without their usual anchors this weekend. on CBS, Norah O'Donnell wi... [TVNewser]

Bob Schieffer, Carl Bernstein and The Shopaholic Squadron - Posted July 27, 2011
It was a tasty mix of media mavens and fab fashionistas at Michael's today as the town car set dined and dished before jetting off to their summer cottages. While Rupert Murdoch was still topic A for plenty of regulars, talk of the stalemate ... [FishbowlLA]

Bob Schieffer, Carl Bernstein and The Shopaholic Squadron - Posted July 27, 2011
It was a tasty mix of media mavens and fab fashionistas at Michael's today as the town car set dined and dished before jetting off to their summer cottages. While Rupert Murdoch was still topic A for plenty of regulars, talk of the stalemate ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bob Schieffer, Carl Bernstein and The Shopaholic Squadron - Posted July 27, 2011
It was a tasty mix of media mavens and fab fashionistas at Michael's today as the town car set dined and dished before jetting off to their summer cottages. While Rupert Murdoch was still topic A for plenty of regulars, talk of the stalemate ... [FishbowlNY]

Networks to Carry Presidential Debt Ceiling Address in Primetime - Posted July 25, 2011
Updated: President Obama will address the nation for around 15 minutes at 9 PM ET tonight, and the broadcast networks are all planning to carry it. Update: House Speaker John Boehner will present a statement of his own following the President. Boehner's statement is expec... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Networks to Carry Presidential Debt Ceiling Address in Primetime - Posted July 25, 2011
Updated: President Obama will address the nation for around 15 minutes at 9 PM ET tonight, and the broadcast networks are all planning to carry it. Update: House Speaker John Boehner will present a statement of his own following the President. Boehner's statement is expec... [FishbowlNY]

O'Donnell Named WH Correspondent,"FTN" Sub for CBS News - Posted June 16, 2011
Norah O'Donnell is leaving NBC for a gig as Chief White House Correspondent at CBS News. In addition to her duties at the White House, Norah will be the principal substitute on "Face the Nation" --filling in for ... [FishbowlDC]

CBS News Economy Town Hall with GOP Leaders - Posted June 13, 2011
Earlier today at the Newseum, CBS News held a special town hall on the economy with Republican leaders. "Face the Nation" moderator Bob Schieffer and "The Early Show" co-anchor E... [TVNewser]

CBS News moving on from Katie Couric - Posted May 20, 2011
This morning, the billboard on CBS's West 57th St. Broadcast Center featuring ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Slates Republican Town Hall - Posted May 16, 2011
Following up on its town hall debate on the economy with President Obama last week, CBS News has scheduled a town hall with Republican leaders for Monday, June 1... [TVNewser]

Schieffer Plucks Advice From Thomas for AU Grads - Posted May 9, 2011
What do Twitter, graduating students and CBS "Face the Nation" host Bob Schieffer have in common? The former helped the later become a worldwide trending topic for 15 minutes on Saturday May 7th when the CBS newsman delivered a commencement speech to graduates of American University's School of Communication. With AU grad/NJ... [FishbowlDC]

Schieffer and Hill to Host Presidential Town Hall - Posted May 6, 2011
CBS News' "Face the Nation" anchor Bob Schieffer and Erica Hill, co-anchor of "The Early Show," will host a town ... [FishbowlDC]

Bob Schieffer, Erica Hill Host CBS News Town Hall with President Obama May 11 - Posted May 6, 2011
CBS News will broadcast a town hall with President Obama the morning of Wednesday, May 11. The town hall will be held at the Newseum in Washington DC, and will be moderated by "Early Show" co-anchor Erica Hill and "Face t... [TVNewser]

Speaking Words of Wisdom - Posted May 1, 2011
'Tis the graduation season once again. And that means numerous commencement speeches from TV journos and analysts. Here now, then, is TVNewser's fourth annual list of who's-speaking-where-and-when (in alphabetical order): CNBC's Maria Bartirom... [TVNewser]

'Face the Nation' EP Carin Pratt Exiting CBS News - Posted April 28, 2011
CBS "Face the Nation" executive producer Carin Pratt is leaving the network, our sister blog FishbowlDC writes. Pratt has been ... [TVNewser]

"Face the Nation" EP Exits for Vermont - Posted April 28, 2011
After 27 years at CBS News, Carin Pratt, Executive Producer of "Face the Nation," is leaving the network. Pratt began her career at CBS News as a researcher for "Face the Nation" in 1984. In 1993, two years after ... [FishbowlDC]

Schieffer Tapped to Run LA Dodgers. No, Not That Schieffer... - Posted April 25, 2011
Major League Baseball has tapped Tom Schieffer to run day-to-day operations of the Los Angeles Dodge... [TVNewser]

Bud Selig Taps Tom Schieffer to Run the Los Angeles Dodgers - Posted April 25, 2011
Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig has tapped former Texas Rangers president Tom Schieffer to run day-to-day operations of the Los Angeles Dodgers, ... [SportsNewser]

Nets to carry Pre-Prime Presidential Address on Libya - Posted March 26, 2011
The broadcast networks plan special reports at 7:30pmET Monday as Pres. Obama addresses the situation in Libya from the National Defense University. This means the evening newscasts will have to update for the West Coast. And most Mountain time zone stations which air national news at 5:30, will not get a... [TVNewser]

Nets to carry Pre-Prime Presidential Address on Libya - Posted March 26, 2011
The broadcast networks plan special reports at 7:30pmET Monday as Pres. Obama addresses the situation in Libya from the National Defense University. This means the evening newscasts will have to update for the West Coast. And most Mountain time zone stations which air national news at 5:30, will not get a... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Nets to carry Pre-Prime Presidential Address on Libya - Posted March 26, 2011
The broadcast networks plan special reports at 7:30pmET Monday as Pres. Obama addresses the situation in Libya from the National Defense University. This means the evening newscasts will have to update for the West Coast. And most Mountain time zone stations which air national news at 5:30, will not get a... [FishbowlNY]

Sunday Show Ratings: March 13, 2011 - Posted March 18, 2011
CBS' "Face the Nation" with Bob Schieffer was the most-watched Sunday public affairs show in both Total Viewers and A25-54 viewers last Sunday. The broadcast -- which included the latest from Japan as well as an interview with Sen. Joe Lieberman -- had its b... [TVNewser]

Rob Hendin joins 'Face the Nation' team - Posted March 3, 2011
CBS News' Bob Schieffer announced that CBS News White House producer Rob Hendin is joining "Face the Nation." Hendin joined CBS News as an intern in 1997 and has been with the network since. "This is truly a case of promoting from within," writes Schieffer in an email to colleagues. "As... [TVNewser]

Hendin Joins CBS 'Face the Nation' Team - Posted March 3, 2011
CBS "Face the Nation" Host Bob Schieffer announces the news this afternoon that Rob Hendin is joining the team. He was previously a White ... [FishbowlDC]

Gridiron Loosens Rules After 126 Years - Posted January 25, 2011
In a move that is unprecedented by The Girdiron Club, they are advertising for a Sunday afternoon post-dinner reception and performance through the Harvard Club of Washington, D.C. In past years the exclusive white-tie Gridiron dinner event has been strictly invitation only. "Looks like they're hurtin... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: January 2 - Posted January 7, 2011
"Meet the Press with David Gregory" starts off 2011, where it left off in 2010: as the #1 Sunday public affairs show. But #2 CBS' "Face the Nation with ... [TVNewser]

NBC, ABC, & CBS All Prepared for President Barack Obama's Presser - Posted December 22, 2010
The Senate is prepared for a final vote on the START arms reduction treaty with Russia today, which will be followed by a White House news conference later today. ABC, CBS, and NBC are all prepared to go live with the news conference. NBC News coverage will be anchored by Brian... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NBC, ABC, & CBS All Prepared for President Barack Obama's Presser - Posted December 22, 2010
The Senate is prepared for a final vote on the START arms reduction treaty with Russia today, which will be followed by a White House news conference later today. ABC, CBS, and NBC are all prepared to go live with the news conference. NBC News coverage will be anchored by Brian... [FishbowlNY]

CBS News Celebrates Christmas - Posted December 16, 2010
On Tuesday evening, CBS News bureau chief Chris Isham and deputy Jim McGlinchy hosted the Washington bureau's annual Christmas party on the set of "Face the Nation." Smothered in ornaments, lights and a giant snowman, Bob Schieffer's Sunday show ... [FishbowlDC]

Andrew Tyndall: Harry Smith Leaving 'The Early Show' is 'A Deliverance, Not a Demotion' - Posted December 3, 2010
Television news analyst Andrew Tyndall weighs in on the CBS "Early Show" changes, and uses the situation to reitierate why he does not cover the morning programs on a regular basis: The morning shows, profit cente... [TVNewser]

Bob Schieffer, Chris Matthews and Morley Safer walk into a bar... - Posted November 11, 2010
CBS News anchor Bob Schieffer, MSNBC's Chris Matthews and "60 Minutes" correspondent Morley Safer play themselves in the new movie "Morning Glory" about a young TV news producer played by ... [TVNewser]

Politico's 'Turn the Table' Goes Live - Posted November 9, 2010
Politico's Friday 'Turn the Table' feature, in which Editor-in-Chief John Harris interviews Sunday morning political show hosts, goes live at the Newseum this Friday at 8 a.m. Harris plans to break down the 2010 midterm results and look ahead to the 2012 presidential race with NBC's David Gregory, ABC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 4, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Compassion "I always feel bad for the loser believe it or not." -- FNC "On the Record" host Greta Van Susteren... [FishbowlDC]

Election 2010: CBS News Going to All Platforms for Midterm Election Coverage, Partners with Google - Posted October 28, 2010
For its midterm election coverage, CBS News is planning a major multi-platform push, including extensive live coverage online. "CBS Evening News" anchor Katie Couric will lead coverage during the evening newscast and during a special o... [TVNewser]

CBSNews.com to Host Special Live Online Washington Unplugged Video Chat - Posted October 26, 2010
CBSNews.com will host a special live online Washington Unplugged video chat Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. ET, allowing viewers the chan... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Bob Schieffer on the 'Important Role' the Sunday Shows Play in Midterm Election Coverage - Posted October 22, 2010
Yesterday, we reported that the CBS Sunday public affairs show Face the Nation topped its competition in total viewers last week. TVNewser spoke to the program's moderator, ... [TVNewser]

Schieffer Toasted and Roasted - Posted October 18, 2010
CBS News President Sean McManus and Senators Sam Nunn and ... [FishbowlDC]

Brave Journos Get Competitive Over Karaoke - Posted October 7, 2010
NBC's Luke Russert and CNN's Brianna Keilar won "Best Duet" for Livin' on a Prayer (All photos taken by FishbowlDC's Matt Dornic.) Milling about in a darkened upstairs barroom last night at the Rock & Roll Hotel, the mood amongst journalists was a low buzz of excitement. Some of Washington D.C. 's nerviest... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: September 26 - Posted September 30, 2010
Once again, "Meet the Press with David Gregory" topped the Sunday shows last weekend with 2.78M total viewers and 1M in the demo. While beating ABC for the eleventh time in twelve w... [TVNewser]

Journos to Sing Badly for a Good Cause - Posted September 27, 2010
It takes courage to get up and sing - period. Some D.C. journalists may be ruing the day they ever agreed to sing Karaoke for the upcoming event: 2010 Karaoke in the Capitol. Singers include politicians, political insiders and media. Proceeds will benefit Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation, a non-profit that provides musical... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: September 19 - Posted September 23, 2010
"Meet the Press with David Gregory" topped the Sunday shows last weekend drawing 3.29M Total Viewers. CBS' "Face the Nation" with ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: 09.12.10 - Posted September 16, 2010
As usual, NBC's "Meet the Press" held its spot as the highest-rated Sunday show in total viewers and demo last weekend. "Face the Nation" inched ahead of ABC's "This Week" with 60,000 more total viewers but lost the good fight in the demo where ABC pulled in 150,000 more viewers... [FishbowlDC]

Next Kalb Report: Schieffer, Woodruff and More - Posted September 15, 2010
The Kalb Report kicks off its 17th season at the National Press Club on Tuesday, September 21 at 8:00 p.m. with "The Great Debates: The History and Future of U.S. Presidential Debates." Moderator Marvin Kalb will be joined by a distinguished panel to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the... [FishbowlDC]

CBS News Assembles Campaign 2010 Team - Posted September 6, 2010
Now that Labor Day is here, Campaign 2010 kicks in to high gear. CBS News has announced its multi-platform plans for coverage leading up to the November midterms. Chief Political Consultant Marc Ambinder and Political Analyst and Contributor ... [TVNewser]

Fishbowl's Finest: Kaylee Hartung - Posted August 27, 2010
It's the final day of Fishbowl's Finest...we know, you're devastated. But don't worry, we have plenty more lametastic lists and fishy... [FishbowlDC]

Stewart Will Have Hard Time Booking Schieffer for DC Shows - Posted August 17, 2010
If you chased down "Daily Show" tickets yesterday with the hopes of seeing CBS News' Bob Schieffer as a guest of Jon Stewart's (as TVNewser ... [FishbowlDC]

CBS News Boss Touts Web Growth - Posted August 11, 2010
Calling it "an essential component of CBS News' future," CBS News & Sports president Sean McManus sent an email to his entire staff today to show just how important the web is to the Tiffany network's news division. In the email, obtained by WebNewser, McManus touted the growth of CBSNews.com (+120% year-over-year)... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Bob Schieffer Discusses His Experience Fighting Bladder Cancer - Posted August 6, 2010
CBS News "Face the Nation" host Bob Schieffer was diagnosed with bladder cancer seven years ago. Last night, Schieffer discussed his experience fighting the disease on the "CBS Evening News." "It is about what we can do to defeat this disease," Schieffer told CBS News medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook. "That is... [TVNewser]

Bob Schieffer to Share Cancer Story on 'Evening News' - Posted August 5, 2010
•</tableOn tonight's "CBS Evening News," Bob Schieffer, who was diagnosed with bladder cancer in 2004, will share his experience with the disease and his mission to raise awareness about it. "Nobody likes to talk about it for all the obvious reasons," Schieffer says in a preview CBS ... [TVNewser]

Simon & Schuster Releases Its First Enhanced eBook - Posted July 29, 2010
Simon & Schuster has built its first enhanced eBook--complete with CBS News video clips and a $15.99 price tag. What do you think? How much value does video add? CBS News and Simon & Schuster's Scribner imprint have teamed up to build an enhanced ebook edition of Rick Perlste... [Inside Mobile Apps]

The New Yorker Weighs In On CNN - Posted July 26, 2010
The New Yorker has tackled CNN's primetime woes... fashionably late, it seems. Nancy Franklin discusses the new 8 p.m. program, which will be hosted by ... [TVNewser]

Schieffer Defends 'Old Media;' Dean Criticizes Fox News on Sherrod Story - Posted July 26, 2010
At the close of Sunday's "Face the Nation," CBS anchor Bob Schieffer reflected on the week's Shirley Sherrod to-do (which the NYTimes recounts here.) "In cas... [TVNewser]

Did Journos Drop the Ball? FNC's Wallace Says Yes - Posted July 23, 2010
Politico has been running video previews of the Sunday morning political talk shows with Editor-in-Chief John Harris interviewing hosts. This week, however, Harris is out and Patrick Gavin is in as host of "Turn the Table." Topic of discussion? Race. "The White House should have taken the time to find out exactly... [FishbowlDC]

Bill O'Reilly on 'A Growing Split' in News Coverage - Posted July 20, 2010
Bill O'Reilly started his program last evening with his take on Howard Kurtz, CBS' Bob Schieffer, and Sunday's editi... [TVNewser]

Kurtz Promises 'Fair & Balanced' Report on Bob Schieffer's NBPP Overlook - Posted July 18, 2010
CBS's "Face the Nation" host Bob Schieffer made an appearance on another Sunday show today: CNN's "Reliable Sources." At issue, Schieffer's interview with AG Eric Holder last Sunday,... [TVNewser]

New Black Panther Party Voter Intimidation Story on 'Reliable Sources' - Posted July 17, 2010
Tomorrow, CNN's Reliable Sources is going to examine Fox News's coverage of the voter intimidation case involving the New Black Panther Party. Host Howard Kurtz will ask whether the story has been over-reported by FNC or under-reported by other media outlets. Kurtz will talk with ... [TVNewser]

New Hires at CBS News - Posted July 12, 2010
Julia Kimani joins the Wash bureau of CBS News today as an associate producer. Prior to CBS, Julia was a freelance producer at the DC bureaus of Fox News and NBC News. Additionally, Bureau Chief Chris Isham has a new assistant, Emily Bradley, wh... [FishbowlDC]

DCNewsers Beat the Heat by Heading to Aspen - Posted July 7, 2010
With temperatures topping 100 degrees in Washington and New York, Aspen sounds awfully nice right about now. And that's where a bunch of tvnewsers are this week for the annual Aspen Ideas Festival. Moderators and participants include NBC's ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: MTP Takes Total, This Week Wins Demo - Posted July 1, 2010
ABC's "This Week" with Jake Tapper performed especially well this past weekend, holding on to the second place spot in total viewers and shaking up the demo by beating David Gregory and "Meet the Press." NBC maintained its first place crown in total viewers while CBS and ... [FishbowlDC]

TV News Reporters Expect a Rough Road for President Obama - Posted June 14, 2010
President Obama will make a primetime address tomorrow about the Gulf oil spill, and all of the news organizations will be covering it. His response to the spill so far has not drawn the most positive response from citizens,... [TVNewser]

Russert Brings Schieffer and Gregory Together - Posted June 10, 2010
What could possibly bring fierce Sunday show competitors Bob Schieffer and David Gregory together? Baseball and Luke Russert, of course. The hosts of "Face the Nation" and "Meet the Press" were both guests of NBC's Russert for Stephen Strasbur... [FishbowlDC]

Bob Schieffer Pinch-Hits After Helen Thomas Dropped as Graduation Speaker - Posted June 8, 2010
CBS Newsman Bob Schieffer will now be the commencement speaker at Sunday's graduation at Bethesda, Maryland's Walt Whitman High School. That honor was ... [TVNewser]

Oil Spill the Big Sunday Show Topic - Posted May 30, 2010
The oil spill in the gulf coast was the lead topic on the Sunday shows this morning with both officials from BP and the Obama administration making rounds. BP's managing director Bob Dudley appeared on ABC, NBC, FOX, CNN, and CBS (where John Dickerson was in for Bob Schieffer): ... [TVNewser]

Gibbs: "I can pick up a newspaper at six in the morning and tell you what kind of day it's going to be" - Posted May 24, 2010
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Schieffer's Big Night Out With Paisley - Posted May 24, 2010
Bob Schieffer and Brad Paisley are buds... Despite an early Sunday wake-up call, the "Face the Nation" anchor wa... [FishbowlDC]

Robert Gibbs: 'We Have Had Some Problems With BP's Lack of Transparency' - Posted May 24, 2010
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Pres. Obama Selects Elena Kagan for SCOTUS; Network Coverage - Posted May 10, 2010
• ABC's Diane Sawyer anchors from ABC headquarters along with George Stephanopoulos from ABC's Times Square Studios, Jake Tapper, Terry Moran and ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: April 18 - Posted April 22, 2010
"Meet the Press with David Gregory" stays atop the Sunday morning public affairs show heap, down slightly from the week prior. The other three shows, "This Week" with interim host Jake Tapper... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Tina Brown, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and Media Mavens Galore! - Posted April 21, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE They were dining and dishing like it was 2006 today at Michael's. When I mentioned to one of the regulars that I hadn't seen the dining room jam packed with so many power lunchers in a long time, he summed up the scene this way: "People are tired of... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Tina Brown, Jeffrey Katzenberg, and Media Mavens Galore! - Posted April 21, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE They were dining and dishing like it was 2006 today at Michael's. When I mentioned to one of the regulars that I hadn't seen the dining room jam packed with so many power lunchers in a long time, he summed up the scene this way: "People are tired of... [FishbowlNY]

Politico's Answer to Sunday Morning Talk - Posted April 16, 2010
> Latest Update: We hear NBC's MTP and David Gregory took a pass on participating in the first video, but it looks like they may be tempted to change their minds after seeing all of the other Sunday show hosts take part. Sunday morning political TV is seeing a number of changes... [FishbowlDC]

CBS's Goodbye Toast to Michelle Levi - Posted April 15, 2010
CBS News toasted Michelle Levi last evening at the M St. Bar & Grill. She recently joined former CBS'er ... [FishbowlDC]

Country Crooner Schieffer Serenades Garth Brooks - Posted April 15, 2010
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Schieffer Brings Journo Friends to Fort Worth for Annual Symposium - Posted April 8, 2010
If you're lucky enough to ever have a conversation with Bob Schieffer, chances are he can't go two or three minutes without mentioning Fort Worth, TCU or the Bullfrogs. Well it was all TCU for Schieffer this week. The venerable "Face the Nation" anchor was back in his hometown of Fort Worth... [FishbowlDC]

'Murray Hill for Congress' Stunt Gets 'Face the Nation' Shout Out - Posted March 15, 2010
... [PRNewser]

The White House Finally Has Found Their Healthcare Enemy: Insurance Companies - Posted March 9, 2010
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Shhh...They're Talking Baseball - Posted March 6, 2010
And now we bring you guys talking sports, complete with trash talk. The most recent CBS's "Washington Unplugged" features CBS "Face the Nation" host Bob Schieffer and other CBS male network employeees who dressed up in sports attire to do what Schieffer says they do though the boss might not know it... [FishbowlDC]

CBS's Schieffer on Curling: 'I Just Don't Get it' - Posted March 1, 2010
CBS's "Face the Nation" Host Bob Schieffer comes clean during his Sunday morning talk show about how perplexed he is with the Olympic sport of curling. "Is it like darts?" he asks. SCHIEFFER: "Finally today, I'm going to admit something up front. I'm not very smart. An... [FishbowlDC]

Birthday Roundup - Posted February 25, 2010
CBS's Bob Schieffer wants his two years back! This morning, NPR kindly wished Bob Schieffer a happy birthday on the air, but they wished him a happy 75th. He's 73. Happy Birthday to Schieffer! We'd also like to ex... [FishbowlDC]

Health Care Summit: No Morning Breaks for Fox News - Posted February 25, 2010
It's halftime at the president's health care summit in Washington. As we noted earlier, it's being carried on a number of cable outlets in various forms. Here are some interesting notes: Fox News did not break for a commercial or analysis until the 1pmET lunch break. For comparison: as... [TVNewser]

ABC's 'This Week' (American Idol Style) - Posted February 22, 2010
Ever since George Stephanopoulos's departure from ABC's 'This Week', the program has been a stage for his replacement. No one has been named his successor, but several are in the running. So FishbowlDC has decided to turn this into an online reality show, get judges on board and turn each week... [FishbowlDC]

CBS's "Washington Unplugged" Prepares to Party - Posted February 17, 2010
CBS's Washington bureau is getting ready for tonight's cocktail party at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza hotel. The party celebrates the one-year anniversary of their daily political webcast, "Washington Unplugged". The segment began with Bob Schieffer hosting. It was a weekly webcast that soon expanded to dail... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: 'MTP' Tops Total Viewers, 'Face' Wins Demo - Posted February 11, 2010
Among the Sunday shows, NBC's "Meet the Press" held on to the top spot in Total Viewers, but CBS'"Face the Nation" which was anchored by Bob Schieffer from the Super Bowl site in Miami, drew the most viewers in the A25-54 demo. It was CBS' best number in the demo... [TVNewser]

Newseum / Unplugged - Posted February 10, 2010
•While schools and businesses closed today, the Newseum in Washington, D.C. stayed open and even sent out a note yesterday offering itself up to field reporters and news crews who drew the short straw and were looking for a place to do man-on-the-street interviews during the storm. Meanwhile, the party... [TVNewser]

Wallace to Moderate Florida Republican Debate? - Posted February 9, 2010
Florida Republicans Gov. Charlie Crist and State House Speaker Marco Rubio are locked in a heated primary for Sen. Mel Martinez's U.S. Senate seat, and "Fox News Sunday" might soon have Chris Wallace moderate a deb... [TVNewser]

Bob Schieffer: 'I Keep Saying I'm Going to Retire, and I Never Do' - Posted February 9, 2010
Fresh from anchoring Face the Nation on Sunday from Miami, Bob Schieffer headlined some special events this week at his namesake, ... [TVNewser]

Gregory, Schieffer on the Sunday Show Race - Posted February 8, 2010
B&C's Marisa Guthrie posts two interviews today with the hosts of two broadcast net Sunday shows. During a Q&A in which he notes the overuse of "exclusive" and describes J... [TVNewser]

Cooper, Curry, Schieffer To Give Commencement Speeches - Posted February 7, 2010
Newsers sure are in demand on the graduation circuit. CNN's Anderson Cooper, NBC's Ann Curry, and CBS's Bob Schieffer a... [TVNewser]

The FishbowlDC Interview With Gossip Gal Nikki Schwab - Posted February 5, 2010
Say hello to Nikki Schwab, one half of the Washington Examiner's Yeas and Nays gossip column. (She's the blond.) If you were a carbonated beverage which would you be? Am I all... [FishbowlDC]

'I think it doesn't hurt every once in a while to do something a little different' - Posted February 5, 2010
•CBS's Bob Schieffer is hosting "Face the Nation" from Miami Sunday, and he tells Politico that the Super bowl is "such a part of American culture that it's an interesting thing to be a part of." As for his newest Sunday show competitor, Schi... [TVNewser]

Krauthammer and Ailes on 'Underpants' Politics - Posted February 1, 2010
Here's the scenario: you're going on a Sunday morning talk show and among a variety of topics, you'll discuss the guy who had bomb material sewn into his underwear for a Christmas Day flight. So what terminology do you use? On Sunday columnist Cha... [FishbowlDC]

Henry Stalks Anchors on POTUS's Off-Record Lunch - Posted January 27, 2010
CNN 's senior White House correspondent Ed Henry played reporter today with national news anchors who lunched with President Obama today in a traditional off-... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric Walks into CNN Live Shot After WH Lunch - Posted January 27, 2010
Awaiting President Obama's State of the Union, CNN White House Correspondent Ed Henry kept himself entertained between reporting today by ambush-interviewing Wolf Blitzer and John King as they came out of ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Programs Head to Miami - Posted January 27, 2010
CBS News is heading to South Florida next week ahead of Super Bowl XLIV, for which the network has the broadcast this year. "CBS Evening News," "The Early Show," and "Face the Nation" will all be broadcasting live from South Beach and from Joe Robbie Pro Player Dolphin ... [TVNewser]

Anchors Attend White House Lunch Ahead of SOTU - Posted January 27, 2010
Today, news anchors join President Obama at the White House for the usual off-the-record lunch before the State of the Union address. TVNewser has confirmed that ABC's Diane Sawyer, CBS' ... [TVNewser]

State of the Union Coverage Plans: Broadcast Networks - Posted January 26, 2010
Tomorrow evening, President Obama will deliver his State of the Union address to Congress just after 9pmET. Gov. Bob McDonnell will provide the GOP response. Here are the special coverage plans we're hearing for the broadcast networks. ABC News' ... [TVNewser]

Four MTV 20-Somethings Say Schieffer is "Really Cool" - Posted January 20, 2010
From L to R: Ben Nemtin, Dave Lingwood, Duncan Penn, Rep. Mike Quigley and Jonnie Penn (Photo credit: David Speck) Think of it as a bucket list boy band for 20-somethings. But deeper. Specifically, four close male friends from Victoria, British Columbia who wanted to find deeper mean... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: Jan. 10 - Posted January 14, 2010
In George Stephanopoulos' final broadcast with the program, ABC's "This Week" came in third among the Sunday public affairs shows. NBC's "Meet the Press"... [TVNewser]

David Gregory Does Not Like Getting Beat - Posted January 8, 2010
The Daily Beast's Lloyd Grove interviews NBC "Meet the Press" moderator David Gregory about what he's learned so far, hi... [TVNewser]

Crawford Makes CBS Debut on Today's "Face the Nation" - Posted January 4, 2010
CBS' Bob Schieffer revived a Walter Cronkite tradition on this morning's "Face the Nation"-- the holiday roundtable. The CBS News team- chief White House correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

New Year, New Correspondent for CBS News - Posted January 2, 2010
Former ABC News legal correspondent Jan Crawford, who has dropped the Greenburg from her name, will be making her first appearance on CBS News tomorrow on "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer." Crawf... [TVNewser]

CBS's "Face the Nation" Sunday Lineup - Posted December 31, 2009
Topics for this Sunday's CBS "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" include: The Christmas Terror Plot, Health Care, Jobs, and The War in Afghanistan. Also: A Look Ahead to 2010 Guests: CBS News Congressional Correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: "Face" Time! - Posted December 24, 2009
NBC's "MTP" just barely held on to its tiara Sunday Dec. 20, 2009... but it wasn't ABC's George Stephanopolous creeping into NBC territory. In hot pursuit of the first place spot, CBS' Bob Schieffer and "Face the Nation" managed to take second in both key demo and total viewers. ... [FishbowlDC]

Radio and TV Reporters Party at White House - Posted December 16, 2009
Politico's Patrick Gavin reports on last night's White House Party for TV and Radio reporters. See the roster, everyone from NBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Press Club to Inaugurate New Prez Alan Bjerga of Bloomberg - Posted December 15, 2009
Alan Bjerga of Bloomberg News will be inaugurated as the 103rd president of the National Press Club on Saturday, January 30, 2010. Bjerga, 36, who covers agricultural policy for Bloomberg News and grew up on a farm in northern Minnesota, will honored at the inaugural e... [FishbowlDC]

Juju Chang to be Named 'Good Morning America' News Anchor - Posted December 8, 2009
Juju Chang has been offered the job of news anchor for "Good Morning America," TVNewser has learned from multiple sources. Chang, who joined ABC News in 1991, has been working on several projects for ABC News magazines, ABCNews.com and has been filling in on "Good Morning Ame... [TVNewser]

Schieffer Shares Fave Kennedy Center Stories - Posted December 5, 2009
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Find the DC Journos in "State of Play" Deleted Scenes - Posted December 3, 2009
If you can peel your eyes away from ... [FishbowlDC]

Coverage Plans: President Obama's Afghanistan Address Tonight - Posted December 1, 2009
President Obama will address the nation from West Point at 8pmET on his Afghanistan plans. TVNewser reported yesterday that all networks will carry Obama's primetime address. As far as we know so far, here's how the nets and cablers will cover... • CBS: Katie Couric will anchor CBS' live b... [FishbowlDC]

Early Sunday Show Listings - Posted November 25, 2009
This Sunday after Thanksgiving... • David Gregory will moderate NBC's "Meet the Press" with guests Pastor Rick Warren, author of "The Purpose Driven Life" and foundation co-chairs Bill and Melinda Gates. • On CBS, Harry Smith will substitute for ... [FishbowlDC]

What's Bob Schieffer Think about George Stephanopoulos' Possible Move to GMA? - Posted November 16, 2009
"I think George would be terrific at it. But I would just say this: 'George, I hope you know what you're gettin' into, son.'" • From Marisa Guthrie's "Go Ahead, Make My Sunday" story in B&a... [TVNewser]

Schieffer Goes to the CMAs - Posted November 13, 2009
That's CBS' Bob Schieffer backstage at the Country Music Awards in Nashville this week. He's flanked by Rep. Steny Hoyer and Lady Antebellum-- the band that won the group of the year ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: Schieffer Shines - Posted November 12, 2009
It's a good week for Bob Schieffer and CBS' Face the Nation. Schieffer tied ABC's "This Week" with George Stephanopoulos for second in total viewers and won the demo (25-54). David Gregory and NBC's "Meet the Press" took the first pl... [FishbowlDC]

View From a Certain "TV Anchorman's" Seats at the CMAs - Posted November 11, 2009
Before the show. That's the view from Bob Schieffer's seats at the Country Music Awards tonight in Nashville. CBS' "TV Anchorman" is there with his wife and CBS' ... [FishbowlDC]

Recognizing Veterans in TV News - Posted November 11, 2009
In honor of Veterans Day, TVNewser would like to take a moment to recognize the following TV news anchors, reporters, and technicians who've served in the U.S. armed forces. We apologize for those missing, of which there are likely many, but here is a brief list: Bob Sch... [TVNewser]

Hey Isn't That... - Posted November 10, 2009
Actors Zac Efron and Claire Danes at the CBS News Washington burea... [FishbowlDC]

Steve Kroft To Receive Paul White Award - Posted November 9, 2009
CBS's Steve Kroft has been named the 2010 Paul White Award winner by The Radio Television Digital News Association (formerly The Radio and Television News Directors Association). Kroft will receive the award April 12 in Las Vegas, during the RTDNA annual convention. "Steve Kroft's prac... [TVNewser]

Rush Limbaugh's FNC Interview Becomes News, as Dem Guests Stick up for FOX - Posted November 2, 2009
After last week's "truce," the latest discussion in the White House vs. Fox News saga has centered on Fox News Channel's guests, the most high-profile over the weekend being radio commentator ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: Close Race! - Posted October 29, 2009
For Sunday October 25, 2009, "MTP" with David Gregory held on to the first place spot in both categories but "This Week" with George Stephanopoulos tailed Gregory by only 50,000 total viewers. CBS' "Face the Nation" with Bob Schieffer... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Shows So Far... - Posted October 29, 2009
• We told you late yesterday David Plouffe will be joining David Gregory on "Meet the Press" this Sunday. President Obama's presidential campaign manager will be discussing his new book, "The Audacity to Win," which hits stands next Tuesday. We also learned today Treasury Secretary ... [FishbowlDC]

"Goatee Gamble": Goatee Remains, Charities Benefit - Posted October 23, 2009
At the end of "Goatee Gamble," the goatee remains, thus ending Chuck Todd's "insular nat'l goatee nightmare." The NBC White House correspondent... [FishbowlDC]

Photos: "Karaoke in the Capital" - Posted October 22, 2009
Politics Daily's Melinda Henneberger and Susan Bennett. ... [FishbowlDC]

DC's Bravest Media Types Take Stage for "Karaoke in the Capital" - Posted October 22, 2009
How do you get cardigans and pearls to the Rock and Roll Hotel? "Karaoke in the Capital"... DC's bravest media types took center stage last night for charity. Donning a cowboy hat, a "Fort Worth Star Telegram" belt buckle, a leather belt that read "Schieffer" and a new beard, CBS' Bob Schieffer... [FishbowlDC]

Cowboy Bob Grows a Beard - Posted October 21, 2009
CBS' Bob Schieffer doesn't have a stake in "Goatee Gamble," the National League Championship Series bet between NBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

"Karaoke in the Capital" Takes Over Rock & Roll Hotel Tonight - Posted October 21, 2009
Get your ear plugs ready! DC media types will take center stage tonight at the Rock and Roll Hotel for "Karaoke in the Capital." And they... [FishbowlDC]

Last Night: Book Parties & Screenings - Posted October 20, 2009
• DC's media types also turned out last night for a screening of HBO's documentary "By the People: The Election of Barack Obama" at MPAA with filmmakers Amy Rice and Alicia Sams. NYT's Jeff Zeleny, the New Yorker's ... [FishbowlDC]

News Notes: TV Edition - Posted October 19, 2009
A few things we thought you should know... • Fox's Greta van Susteren is in North Korea for tonight's "On the Record." • Bloomberg's Peter Cook will interview Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi this week. T... [FishbowlDC]

CBS Announces Jan Crawford Greenburg's Return - Posted October 19, 2009
We told you Friday that ABC's Jan Crawford Greenburg would be swapping networks to join her pal ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Notes - Posted October 19, 2009
• Conflicts between the White House and Fox News remained a topic of discussion on the Sunday shows this weekend. This is after White House communications director Anita Dunn appeared on CNN's "Reliable Sources" last week and said of Fox, "Let's not pretend they're a news network..." On "... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 10.19.09 - Posted October 19, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. What we know and what we're reading this Monday mo... [FishbowlDC]

More News Notes: Stephopoulos, Dickerson & Feist - Posted October 16, 2009
• It's been a good week for George Stephanopoulos. He was the only TV newser to make GQ's "50 Most Powerful People in DC" list, his show "This Week" took second place in the Sunday show ratings, and just now ABC announced Stephanopoulos will be Diane Sawyer's primary substitute anchor of... [FishbowlDC]

Greenburg Leaves ABC for CBS - Posted October 16, 2009
After three years at ABC, Jan Crawford Greenburg is leaving to take a gig under longtime friend and mentor Bob Schieffer at CBS News. After a short break (awaiting the expiration of her ABC non-compete clause), Greenb... [FishbowlDC]

Jan Crawford Greenburg Leaves ABC for CBS - Posted October 16, 2009
TVNewser has learned ABC News senior legal correspondent Jan Crawford Greenburg is leaving ABC for CBS News. Greenburg, an Alabama native and mother of four, joined ABC News three years ago. Before ABC, Crawford Greenburg spent 20 years as a reporter for ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: "MTP" Holds First - Posted October 16, 2009
David Gregory and "Meet the Press" held first in both total viewers and demographic last Sunday. "Face the Nation" and Bob Schieffer, who pulled the highest ratings in the 25-54 demo the week before, slipped to third in both categories while GQ's "Most Powerful" listee ... [FishbowlDC]

Trash Talkin' Now, Bad Singin' Next Week - Posted October 13, 2009
DC media types will take center stage at the Rock and Roll Hotel next Wednesday for "Karaoke in the Capital" and the trash talkin' has alr... [FishbowlDC]

Today's Reading List 10.12.09 - Posted October 12, 2009
Embedded video from CNN Video Hope you're enjoying a three-day Columbus Day weekend. Happy Birthday to Chris Wallace (h/t Playbook). And now, hopefully, everything you need to know in DC media today in one post... NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE | NEWS NOTES | AW... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: Schieffer Wins Demo - Posted October 8, 2009
CBS' Bob Schieffer and "Face the Nation" put the smack down in the demo ratings this week, earning first place bragging rights in adults 25-54. David Gregory and "Meet the Press" earned the gold in total viewers while George Stephanopoulos... [FishbowlDC]

Imus at FBN: 'I'm More Likely to Believe Shep Smith than Katie Couric or Brian Williams' - Posted October 4, 2009
Don Imus is back on TV. (Yes, he was on RFD-TV, but even he says his move to Fox Business Network is, "the difference between being on television and being on an Etch A Sketch.") Imus talked with WaPo's Howard Kurtz about joining a team that includes ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: Season & Week - Posted September 25, 2009
For Sunday, September 20, 2009, "Meet the Press" with David Gregory took the first place spot over ABC News' "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" who placed second with a viewing gap of a mere 210,000 viewers. CBS' "Face the Nation" w/ Bob Schief... [FishbowlDC]

DC's Newest Sunday Show Anchor Makes Debut this Weekend - Posted September 25, 2009
This Sunday Roland Martin joins the company of Bob Schieffer... [FishbowlDC]

"Face" Books Clinton... Hillary Clinton - Posted September 24, 2009
It'll be Clinton vs. Clinton in this week's Sunday show race. "Meet the Press" has former President Bill Clinton booked on NBC, and "Face the Nation" just announced that CBS too will have a Clinton... Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Harry Smith, who is filling in for Bob Schieffer this week, will also... [FishbowlDC]

Enough About the Future of Katie Couric and Charlie Gibson -- What About Brian Williams? - Posted September 21, 2009
Washington Whispers asked former CBS Evening News anchor Bob Schieffer who might make a good replacement for -- not ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Wrap-Up: Obama-Rama - Posted September 21, 2009
Embedded video from CNN Video • Above, on CNN's "Reliable Sources" yesterday, Howard Kurtz discussed, among other topics, President Obama's five-Sunday-show-blitz with WaPo's Chris Cillizza... [FishbowlDC]

Two CBS'ers to Tie the Knot - Posted September 20, 2009
FishbowlDC would like to congratulate one of our favorite couples in DC media, CBS' Michelle Levi and ... [FishbowlDC]

President Obama Pretapes Sunday Shows Today - Posted September 18, 2009
CBS' Bob Schieffer, NBC's David Gregory, ABC's George Stephanopoulos and CNN's John King are all headed to the White House this afternoon to pre-tape thei... [FishbowlDC]

NPC Remembers Cronkite and Hewitt - Posted September 17, 2009
Rather, Kalb, Schieffer and Schorr last night at the National Press Club. Marvin Kalb moderated a discussion between ... [FishbowlDC]

NPC Remembers Cronkite and Hewitt - Posted September 14, 2009
The National Press Club will hold "A Tribute to Walter Cronkite and Don Hewitt" this Wednesday evening. Former CBS newsman Marvin Kalb will moderate a panel of Bob Schieffer... [FishbowlDC]

Friends, Colleagues, Presidents Remember Walter Cronkite - Posted September 9, 2009
This morning TVNewser attended the public memorial service for Walter Cronkite at Lincoln Center in New York City. The service included remarks from close friends including Andy Rooney ... [TVNewser]

Walter Cronkite IV an Intern At (Where Else?) CBS News - Posted September 9, 2009
Walter Cronkite IV (far left) at today's memorial service for his grandfather. The college student is an intern at the CBS News bureau in Washington, DC this fall. Walter Cronkite IV, the grandson of legendary... [TVNewser]

Gathering for the Walter Cronkite Memorial Service - Posted September 9, 2009
Outside at Lincoln Center, prior to the Walter Cronkite memorial service.At this hour, a veritable who's who of journalists, political figures, and other newsmakers are either on their way to Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York — or have arrived there by now — for the public memorial... [TVNewser]

Mr. Bob, Can You Tell Me How to Get to Sesame Street? - Posted September 4, 2009
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Secretary Duncan To Make First Sunday Show Appearance - Posted September 4, 2009
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will make his first Sunday show appearance on CBS' "Face the Nation" with Bob Schieffer this weekend. According to Face's release, topics for Sunday show include whether schools can handle swine flue, the President's speech to students and fixing America's schools. ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: Schieffer Shakes Things Up - Posted September 3, 2009
NBC's David Gregory and "MTP" again held on to first place this week but Bob Schieffer and CBS' "Face the Nation" shook things up by tying ABC's "This Week" with George Stephanopoulos in total viewers and knocking ABC into third place ... [FishbowlDC]

Fishbook's Final Category: "Cutest Couple" of 2009 - Posted September 2, 2009
Alright folks... the final category. Which couple is so cute that you can't stand it? Start voting on DC Media's "Cutest Couple" of 2009. *The photo collage is now complete. Take special note of Kilroy and Armstrong - our last picture to be added! ... [FishbowlDC]

Gibson Retires, Sawyer to 'World News': By The Numbers - Posted September 2, 2009
When Charlie Gibson took over "World News Tonight," (as it was still known then) in May 2006, he began to give perennial #1 evening news broadcast "NBC Nightly News" and its newish anchor ... [TVNewser]

FishbookDC: Remaining Candidates Revealed - Posted September 1, 2009
Cutest Couple CNN's Dana Bash & John King Examiner's Kiki Ryan & Bloomberg's Tim Burger Bloomberg's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 08.31.09 - Posted August 31, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. What know and what we're reading this Monday morni... [FishbowlDC]

It's Never Too Early: Bob Schieffer Named 2010 Commencement Speaker - Posted August 30, 2009
Graduation season may seem a long time away, but the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York has announced that Bob Schieffer will be its next commencement speaker, on May 21, 2010. "As a senior statesman among jo... [TVNewser]

Kennedy Coverage on TV Tonight and Tomorrow - Posted August 28, 2009
Tonight a "Celebration of Life Memorial Service" will be held for Senator Ted Kennedy at the JFK Library in Boston. Saturday, the Senator's funeral services will be held in Boston and in Arlington National Cemetery. Here's how it will be covered (via TVNewser): CNN: Beginning at 7pmET, Campbell Brown and Wolf Blitzer... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: #1 NBC, #2 ABC, #3 CBS, #4 FOX - Posted August 27, 2009
NBC's "Meet the Press" with David Gregory took first place in the Sunday show showdown this week. "MTP" pulled over half a million more total viewers than ABC but "This Week" and George Stephanopoulos continued to close the viewing gap (the 26th week since January) with "Meet." CBS' "Face the... [FishbowlDC]

DC Journos Reflect on Senator Kennedy's Life and Legacy - Posted August 26, 2009
There were many remembrances today of Senator Ted Kennedy. Here are just some from DC journos that caught our eye... ... [FishbowlDC]

Belated Reading List 08.26.09 - Posted August 26, 2009
You know its a big news day when you ditch the Venti for the Starbucks "jug." Guess the desk. Playing catch-up... Whitney Kuhn, ... [FishbowlDC]

Death of Ted Kennedy: The Newsers Who Covered Him - Posted August 26, 2009
During the Washington Unplugged series on CBSNews.com, two of the reporters who covered Ted Kennedy the longest -- Bob Schieffer of CBS News and Tom Oliphant of the Boston Globe -- remember Sen. Kennedy. ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Named 2009 Neuharth Award Winner - Posted August 26, 2009
Katie Couric has been named the 2009 recipient of the Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media. The award is named for the founder of USA Today... [TVNewser]

Most Recent Sunday Show Ratings - Posted August 20, 2009
TVNewser: NBC's "Meet the Press" had a strong first-place showing this week, pulling away from "This Week" by 889K Total Viewers with it's best number since April 19, 2009. Among other guests, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow made her ... [FishbowlDC]

President Obama to Speak at Cronkite Memorial - Posted August 18, 2009
The White House confirms today that President Obama will attend and speak at a memorial service for Walter Cronkite in NY next month. AP reports the speakers list is not yet complete, but Bill Clinton, ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 08.18.09 - Posted August 18, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. That's ... [FishbowlDC]

Cronkite Memorial Guest Speaker list - Posted August 17, 2009
On September 9th, Lincoln Center in New York City will host the Walter Crokite memorial service, which, according to a NYPost Page Six listing, will feature several high-profile speakers: President Obama is expected to speak, as are Bill Clinton, Buzz Aldrin for ... [TVNewser]

A Few People Who Aren't Affected By Today's Twitter Outtages... - Posted August 6, 2009
C-SPAN has put together this montage of a few people arou... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash: Birthday Edition - Posted August 4, 2009
... [FishbowlDC]

Sally & Schieffer: On Faith, Cronkite and Sundays at Face - Posted July 28, 2009
Sally Quinn stopped by Bob Schieffer's CBS office to chat "On Faith," about his good friend Walter Cronkite and how he spends his Sundays not at c... [FishbowlDC]

NY Media Gather For Cronkite|Which Journos Were Called On At Last Night's Presser?|Tribune Seeks Millions For Bonuses|National Geographic Publishes Readers Photos|Everyone Trusts Jon Stewart - Posted July 23, 2009
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NY Media Gather For Cronkite|Which Journos Were Called On At Last Night's Presser?|Tribune Seeks Millions For Bonuses|National Geographic Publishes Readers Photos|Everyone Trusts Jon Stewart - Posted July 23, 2009
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DC'ers Honor Cronkite at Today's Funeral - Posted July 23, 2009
The funeral service for Walter Cronkite was held in NY today at St. Bartholomew Church. CBSNews.com had a live feed of the service. Bob Schieffer, Bill Plante, ... [FishbowlDC]

Gathering for the Funeral of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 23, 2009
Les Moonves, Katie Couric and Sean McManus at St. Bartholomew church for the funeral for Walter Cronkite. We're keeping our eye on CBSNews.com and the funeral service for Walter Cronkite which will begin at 2pmET. Already at St. Bartholomew... [TVNewser]

CBS Pays Tribute To Walter Cronkite - Posted July 19, 2009
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Morning Show Remembrances for Walter Cronkite; 'Evening News' Voiceover Retired - Posted July 18, 2009
The Saturday morning news broadcasts turned into tributes to Walter Cronkite. On CBS' "The Early Show" weekday anchors Harry Smith and ... [TVNewser]

How Cable News Covered the Death of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 17, 2009
As the special report on CBS came to an end at 8:21pm, the cable news networks began their coverage of the death of Walter Cronkite. • CNN's Campbell Brown began continuing coverage at 8:18pm and included phone inter... [TVNewser]

Tony Snow Remembered - Posted July 10, 2009
Alissa Krinsky TVNewser Contributor Sunday will mark one year since the death of Tony Snow from cancer. He battled the disease, which originated in his colon before spreading, for more than three years. Snow, a longtime commentator and journalist, anchored at Fox News Chan... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award - Posted July 10, 2009
Variety reports that the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will be presenting Barbara Walters with its Lifetime Achievement Award at... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings - Posted July 9, 2009
"Meet the Press" with David Gregory was pre-empted Sunday for the Wimbledon's Men Finals, allowing "This Week" with George Stephanopoulos to win both total viewers and the demo. The ABC show was up 15% in Total Viewers from the same weekend last year, up 27% in A25-54 viewers. That's a 9%... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings - July 5, 2009 - Posted July 9, 2009
Without "Meet the Press" (due to the Wimbledon Men's Final) "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" wins the Sunday show race. The ABC show was up 15% in Total Viewers from the same weekend last year, up 27% in A25-54 viewers. "Week" is up 9% year-to-date, while CBS' "Face the Nation with... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 07.07.09 - Posted July 7, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

Afternoon Round-Up - Posted July 6, 2009
• Kal Penn has finally arrived to work in DC. WaPo's Reliable Source reports today was the former "House" actor's first day on the job as an associate director in the White House's Office of Public Engagement. • Former embed reporters ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 07.06.09 - Posted July 6, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy Birthday to NBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings: June 28, 2009 - Posted July 3, 2009
"Meet the Press with David Gregory was #1 again last week and for the second quarter of 2009 - the show's 47th consecutive quarterly win in Total Viewers. But the gap continues to narrow. "Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer" was second in Total Viewers last week while "This Week with ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 07.02.09 - Posted July 2, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy Birthday to NYT's ... [FishbowlDC]

DC-Based Novel "Mortal Friends" Hits Bookshelves This Week, Honey - Posted June 30, 2009
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FishbowlDC Interview: An "Affair" to Remember w/ CNN's Jill Dougherty - Posted June 30, 2009
In honor of President Obama's trip to Moscow next week, we decided to interview someone who knows a thing or two about Russia and foreign policy. So who better than CNN's Jill Dougherty? Dougherty is CNN's foreign affairs correspondent and former Moscow bureau... [FishbowlDC]

DC Heads To Aspen For Ideas Festival 2009 - Posted June 29, 2009
Andrea Mitchell, Bob Schieffer and Katharine Weymouth are among just some of the Washingtonians flocking to Colorado this week for the 2009 Aspen Ideas Festival. Hosted by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, the festival run... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Show Preview 06.27.09 - Posted June 26, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press with David Gregory: Senior White House Adviser David Axelrod, Mitt Romney and Lindsey Graham. Roundtable with ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 06.25.09 - Posted June 25, 2009
During his press conference yesterday afternoon, South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford was identified as (D) on Fox News. The incorrect (D) on the lower third banner appeared for abo... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Schieffer, Frei, Wilson... - Posted June 24, 2009
> Bob Schieffer's younger brother has officially kicked off his run for governor of Texas. Tom Schieffer, a Democrat and a former ambassador to Australia and Japan during the administration of President ... [TVNewser]

Who's The Most Sought After Sunday Show Guest In Washington? - Posted June 24, 2009
David Gregory, Bob Schieffer and George Stephanopoulos at CSIS yesterday. It's a million dollar question- and the answer will really surprise you. Who is the most sought after Sunday show guest in Washington? ... [FishbowlDC]

What Are Morley Safer, Bob Schieffer And Chris Matthews All Doing On Page 6? - Posted June 23, 2009
No scandal here. NY Post's Page 6 notes the three journos were in New York City yesterday shooting scenes for a movie with Harrison Ford and Rachel McAdams. MSNBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings - June 14, 2009 - Posted June 18, 2009
On the first Sunday following the switch to DTV, NBC's Meet the Press was again the #1 show in all categories. This was also the one-year anniversary of the death of longtime MTP moderator Tim Russert who was memorialized at the end of Sunday's show. CBS's Face the Nation came in second... [TVNewser]

Why CBSNews.com Needs to Flip the Script - Posted June 18, 2009
The newly re-launched CBSNews.com includes audio tours of the redesigned site from some of CBS' biggest names including Katie Couri... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

New CBSNews.com Unveiled; Daily Schieffer Webcast and 48 Hours Blog Added - Posted June 16, 2009
CBS News unveiled the newest iteration of CBSNews.com today offering a new look and feel. The front page features a visual carousel of the day's top stories, site sections based on topic, a module featuring stories from CBS News broadcasts and, of course, Twitter streams from CBS News correspondents. (I'm looking... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

CBS Webcast "Washington Unplugged" Goes Daily - Posted June 16, 2009
CBS News announced "Washington Unplugged," the network's political webcast anchored by Bob Schieffer and based out of the DC bureau, will expand from a weekly to a daily broadcast online. The webcast will air everyday at 12:30pm at CBSNews.com/WashingtonUnplugged and will include newsmaker interviews and roundtable discussions. The webcast streams live... [FishbowlDC]

Remembering Russert: DC And Beyond Reflect - Posted June 15, 2009
This past Saturday marked the one year anniversary of the death of Tim Russert. The journalism icon was remembered this weekend throughout DC and beyond- with tributes in his hometown newspaper, The Buffalo News, on NBC by his former colleagues, and also by his former competitors. "Meet the Press" anchor David Gregory... [FishbowlDC]

Biden Makes Second Sunday Show Appearance Since VP - Posted June 11, 2009
Vice President Joe Biden will appear exclusively on NBC's "Meet the Press" with David Gregory this Sunday. This is the VP's second Sunday show appearance since President Obama has taken office. Biden first appeared on CBS's "Face the Nation" with Bob Schieffer on January 25th. NBC also just announced MTP will rebroadcast... [FishbowlDC]

Awards, Serenades Aplenty At 2009 SPJ Hall Of Fame Dinner - Posted June 10, 2009
Last night at the National Press Club, the Society of Professional Journalists DC Chapter inducted its 2009 honorees into the Hall of Fame. WaPo's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 06.09.09 - Posted June 9, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. What we know and what we're reading this Tuesday ... [FishbowlDC]

Sean McManus on the CNN/CBS Partnership Talks, Bob Schieffer's Eventual Successor - Posted June 8, 2009
TV Guide's Stephen Battaglio talks to CBS News & Sports President Sean McManus in the wake of some good news for the organization last week... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings - Posted June 5, 2009
"Meet the Press with David Gregory" was again the #1 public affairs show last Sunday morning, but the gap between NBC and its competitors on CBS and ABC continues to shrink. Just 190,000 Total Viewers separated first place NBC and third place ABC. "Face the Nation" moderated by Bob Schieffer, the... [TVNewser]

Orman, Schieffer and More at the Gracies - Posted June 4, 2009
FishbowlNY's Amanda Ernst has the full recap from last night's Gracie Awards. CNBC host Suze Orman accepted her sixth Gracie award during the ceremony — the most ever. "I'm a... [TVNewser]

Amy Poehler, Rachael Ray And MTV's McGrath Headline Gracie Awards - Posted June 4, 2009
Last night in New York City, the Foundation of American Women in Radio & Television presented their 34th annual Gracie Awards honoring the top women making entertainment for women. The night's biggest winners were Amy Poehler, who took home the 2009 Dove Real Beauty Award, Tri... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Amy Poehler, Rachael Ray And MTV's McGrath Headline Gracie Awards - Posted June 4, 2009
Last night in New York City, the Foundation of American Women in Radio & Television presented their 34th annual Gracie Awards honoring the top women making entertainment for women. The night's biggest winners were Amy Poehler, who took home the 2009 Dove Real Beauty Award, Tri... [FishbowlNY]

Honky Tonk Confidential Rocks WHNPA Annual Dinner - Posted June 2, 2009
CBS' Bob Schieffer was the emcee at the White House News Photographers Associaton's annual dinner this weekend at the Ritz- and he brought... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview for 05.31.09 - Posted May 29, 2009
So our headline has become a bit misleading...really should read "Weekend Show Preview." That said, I think it is just about complete. NBC's Meet the Press with David Gregory: Chairman of the Judiciary Committee Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Sen. ... [FishbowlDC]

One Year Later, CBS Corp.'s CNet Acquisition - Posted May 26, 2009
AdAge takes a look at the $1.8 billion CBS-CNet merger one year later. Calling it "the marriage of the oldest of old media with the oldest of new media," Michael Learmonth writes that the cultures have meshed, "in part, because most CNet journalists have old-media print backgrounds, and because the CBS... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

SPJ DC Chapter's 2009 Hall Of Famers To Be Inducted June 9th - Posted May 22, 2009
What do CBS' Bob Schieffer, PBS' Gwen Ifill, US News & World Report's Kenneth Walsh and the Bureau of National Affairs' Toby McIntosh have in common... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Wash Bureau Chief: "I Think John's Program Will Come to Dominate Sunday Talk" - Posted May 22, 2009
"I think John's program will come to dominate Sunday talk." That was CNN SVP and Washington Bureau Chief David Bohrman on the Morning Media Menu earlier today. Listen in below. ... [FishbowlDC]

CBS' Sunday Face Lift - Posted May 22, 2009
CBS debuted a new logo and graphics Monday on Evening News and this Sunday Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer will get the same treatment. NY Post ... [FishbowlDC]

Powell to Face the Nation - Posted May 20, 2009
This Sunday, former Secretary of State and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell will make his first Sunday morning talk show appearance since the new administration took office. Powell will join CBS News' Chief Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer for a special Memorial Day Weekend edition of "Face the... [FishbowlDC]

Rush Limbaugh "Resigns" As Head of Republican Party - Posted May 20, 2009
On his radio show a few minutes ago, Rush Limbaugh "resigned" as head of the Republican party. "I have been anointed to this position by members of the drive-by media, and of course, the Obama White House," said Limbaugh. "I am resigning as the titular head of the Republican Party." So who did... [TVNewser]

Meet Bob Schieffer's New Body Guard - Posted May 15, 2009
Comedian and actor ... [FishbowlDC]

Bob Schieffer On His Cheney Interview: "I've Never Done Anything That Had As Much Resonance" - Posted May 15, 2009
Bob Schieffer, whose Face the Nation Sunday morning program finished second last week in total viewers — coming within 230,000 viewers of first-place Meet the Press — is profiled by Marketwatch's ... [TVNewser]

Ted Koppel To Deliver First BBC Op-Ed Tonight on Torture - Posted May 11, 2009
Former ABC newsman Ted Koppel, who has been contributing to BBC World News America since July as an analyst, will present his first opinion piece on the n... [TVNewser]

The Pre-Parties: CBS - Posted May 10, 2009
CBS' Bob Schieffer chats with Entertainment Tonight about his guest- country music star Brad Paisley... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Kangas, Matthews, Schieffer... - Posted May 7, 2009
> Paul Kangas, co-anchor of Nightly Business Report on PBS, will be leaving the program at the end of the year after 30 years with the show. > ... [TVNewser]

Schieffer Graduates From Debates To Commencement Addresses - Posted May 6, 2009
Photo by Getty Images CBS' Bob Schieffer will travel back to campaign 2008's debate stomping grounds this graduation season to deliver commencement addresses at three... [FishbowlDC]

Where Are Your Fave DC Journos Delivering Commencement Addresses? - Posted May 4, 2009
Alissa Krinsky at TVNewser has compiled this thorough list of where and when your favorite journos will deliver commencement addresses this year. In alphabetical order... • MSNBC's Jonathan Alter: Western Connecticut State University (CT), May 24 • CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

From the Grand Ole Opry to the WHCD... - Posted May 1, 2009
CBS' Bob Schieffer and country music star Brad Paisley first met on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville last f... [FishbowlDC]

"Meet" #1, "Face" #2 Last Sunday - Posted April 30, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press with David Gregory was the top-rated Sunday morning show last week in both Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo. CBS's Face the Nation was #2 for the week. Year-to-date, the Bob Schieffer broadcast is up 16% in Total Viewers and up 13% in A25-54 viewers compared to... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Ratings: ABC and CBS Catching Up to NBC's "Meet" - Posted April 30, 2009
Running neck and neck with CBS' "Face the Nation" with Bob Schieffer, ABC's "This Week" with George Stephanopoulos continues to close in on NBC's "Meet the Press" with David Gregory. According to Nielsen, April 20th marked the 13th co... [FishbowlDC]

Specter To Do Two Out of Three Sunday Shows - Posted April 29, 2009
Coming off his party switch announcement this week, Sen. Arlen Specter will appear on this Sunday's Meet the Press with David Gregory and CBS' Face the Nation with Bob Schieffer. ... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted April 28, 2009
What we almost missed today... • Sen. Arlen Specter switched parties today from the GOP to the Democrats. Who was first to report? WaPo's Chris Cillizza had it on The Fix at 11:51am, Bloomberg first on TV at 11:57am, according to ... [FishbowlDC]

Anchor Chairs: The White House Seating Chart - Posted April 23, 2009
As part of a TIME photo essay — "Obama's First 100 Days: Behind-the-Scenes Photos" — Time.com features a pic of the seating chart used for February's White House press luncheon. The guest list included ABC's ... [TVNewser]

Slate Mag's John Dickerson Joins CBS News - Posted April 20, 2009
Slate magazine's chief political correspondent John Dickerson has been named a CBS News political analyst and contributor. Dickerson will provide on-air analysis to all CBS News broadcasts, effective immediately. Last week he filled in for Bob Schieffer (who was on vacation) as anchor of "Washington Unplugged," CBS News' Web... [FishbowlDC]

Slate's John Dickerson Joins CBS News - Posted April 20, 2009
Slate magazine's chief political correspondent John Dickerson has been named a CBS News political analyst and contributor. Dickerson will provide on-air analysis to all CBS News broadcasts, effective immediately. Last week ... [TVNewser]

On Sunday Morning, "The Throne is Empty" - Posted April 20, 2009
The Washington Post's Howard Kurtz writes ... [TVNewser]

Wallace on Sunday Shows: "The Throne Is Empty" - Posted April 20, 2009
Huffington Post's Media section this morning TVNewser: WaPo's ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Ratings - NBC & CBS Share First - Posted April 16, 2009
NBC's "Meet the Press" was the #1 public affairs show in Total Viewers this past Sunday, while CBS' "Face the Nation", which has the greyest host in Bob Schieffer, drew the most younger viewers. And for the 11th straight week, ABC's #2 "This Week" closed the gap with "Meet the Press." Versus... [TVNewser]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted April 16, 2009
What we almost missed today... • Sunday Show ratings on TVNewser: NBC's "Meet the Press" was the #1 public affairs show in Total Viewers this past Sunday, while CBS' "Face the Nation", which has the greyest host in Bob Schieffer, drew the most younger viewers. And for the 11... [FishbowlDC]

Peter Cook: The FishbowlDC Interview - Posted April 16, 2009
Say hello to Peter Cook- not the guy who married and divorced Christie Brinkley- Bloomberg's Washington correspondent and morning news program... [FishbowlDC]

Bob Schieffer on Bernard Goldberg's Criticisms. Helen Thomas on Being "A Liberal" - Posted April 11, 2009
Well, it's Saturday, and while cleaning out the 'ole inbox, we came across this from SeattlePI.com's Big Blog - a write-up on Monday's Bob Schieffer and Helen Thomas appearance at a luncheon in Seattle sponsored by ... [TVNewser]

Schieffer and Thomas Honored With Lifetime Achievement Awards in Murrow's Name - Posted April 8, 2009
CBS' Bob Schieffer and Helen Thomas were presented the 2009 Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achieveme... [FishbowlDC]

Arianna & Bob Gab About Mrs. Obama's Popularity - Posted April 3, 2009
Arianna Huffington stopped by the CBS newsroom today to talk about the British buzz around First Lady Michelle Obama with Bob Schieffer on CBSNews.com's "Washington Unplugged." ... [FishbowlDC]

Schieffer Lassos Up Journos For Annual Symposium - Posted March 31, 2009
NYT's David Brooks, PBS' Gwen Ifill, CNBC's Trish Regan and syndicated columnist and commentator Mark Shields are all dusting off the cowboy boots and heading to Tex... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 03.27.09 - Posted March 27, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Its day 67 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

President Obama To Face the Nation - Posted March 26, 2009
First on TVNewser: President Barack Obama will sit down with CBS News' Bob Schieffer tomorrow in the Oval Office for an interview to air on "Face the Nation" Sunday.... [TVNewser]

Schieffer to Interview President Obama for Sunday's Face the Nation - Posted March 26, 2009
CBS' Bob Schieffer has landed the first Sunday show interview with President Barack Obama since he has taken office. The chief Washington correspondent will interview the President in the Oval Office for this Sunday's Face the Nation. ... [FishbowlDC]

Cowboy Schieffer's An AnchorMAN - Posted March 24, 2009
Have you ever watched Face the Nation and thought to yourself, "God he's manly..." Well someone out there has. CBS' Bob Schieffer is ... [FishbowlDC]

TVNewsers Attend Gridiron Dinner - Posted March 23, 2009
While the President was not in attendance, there were still plenty of politicians and journalists at the annual Gridiron Dinner in Washington, D.C. this weekend. One tvnewser wh... [TVNewser]

Obama Missed, But The Show Must Go On - Posted March 23, 2009
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger arrives at the Gridiron Club Dinner. Photo for WaPo by Dominic Br... [FishbowlDC]

Stephanopoulos on Twitter Friends: "It Beats High School" - Posted March 19, 2009
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Twitterview? That's what ABC has labeled George Stephanopoulos' first interview on Twitter, conducted Tuesday with Sen. John McCain... [TVNewser]

Thomas, Schieffer Honored with Murrow Award - Posted March 15, 2009
Washington, D.C. veteran reporters Helen Thomas and Bob Schieffer have been named recipients of the 2009 Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award. Thomas remains on the beat at the White House covering her 10th presidential administration... [TVNewser]

Schieffer and Thomas to Receive Murrow Lifetime Achievement Awards - Posted March 10, 2009
Helen Thomas and Bob Schieffer will be honored with the 2009 Edward R. Murrow Lifetime Achievement Award in Journalism and in Broadcast Journalism April 7th at Washington State University. They will also co-keynote the Murrow Symposium. From the release: "... [FishbowlDC]

Nancy Cordes: The FishbowlDC Interview - Posted March 6, 2009
Say hello to Nancy Cordes, CBS' newly named Congressional Correspondent. Cordes joined CBS' Washington Bureau in 2007 as the Transpor... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out the Trash - Posted March 4, 2009
NBC's Tom Brokaw's a popular guy with the college students. We told you last night he would be delivering the commencement address at William & Mary. TVNewser reports today... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker (P.M. Edition): Schieffer, Weather, Gibson... - Posted March 3, 2009
> Bob Schieffer's younger brother may run for governor of Texas. Fort Worth lawyer Tom Schieffer formed a gubernatorial campaign committee to begin raising money and interest, but a decision will not be made for several months. Schie... [TVNewser]

Upcoming Events to Check Out - Posted February 27, 2009
Tomorrow at 1pm at Politics & Prose Aram Roston discusses his profile of Ahmed Chalabi, "The Man Who Pushed America to War." Then on Monday, a moment we've all been waiting for... the Sunday Show Showdown, I mean Summit. We see them around the same time every weekend, but never on the... [FishbowlDC]

MTP #1, Face See Highest Ratings Since 2005 - Posted February 26, 2009
From TVNewser: Meet the Press with David Gregory was again the #1 public affairs show last Sunday, with more than 4 million Total Viewers. But CBS (#2 this week) and ABC (#3) are gaining. When compared to last February, Face the Nation is up nearly 1 million viewers while This Week... [FishbowlDC]

CBS, ABC Gaining on NBC's Sunday Grip - Posted February 26, 2009
Meet the Press with David Gregory was again the #1 public affairs show last Sunday, with more than 4 million Total Viewers. But CBS (#2 this week) and ABC (#3) are gaining. When compared to last February, Face the Nation and This Week are up more than half a million. The Bob... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 02.25.09 - Posted February 25, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

"Better-Than-Average Lunch" With the Anchors at the White House - Posted February 24, 2009
Not a bad guest list for lunch at the White House this afternoon... Charlie Gibson, Brian Williams, Katie Couric, Bob Schieffer, ... [FishbowlDC]

Anchors Describe Obama Lunch on Web - Posted February 24, 2009
President Barack Obama met with 10 members of the press today over lunch at the White House — two from each network. The guest list consiste... [TVNewser]

Plans For Obama Address - Posted February 24, 2009
Every network will cover President Barack Obama's Address to Congress tonight at 9pmET (right after our TVNewser Summit party tonight in NYC — it's not too late to RSVP). Following Obama's speech is Gov. Bobby Jindal's Republican respon... [TVNewser]

Coverage Plans For Obama Address - Posted February 24, 2009
From TVNewser... Every network will cover President Barack Obama's Address to Congress tonight at 9pmET. Following Obama's speech is Gov. Bobby Jindal's Republican response. Each network's coverage plans after the jump. ABC: Charles Gibson and ... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out the Trash - Posted February 17, 2009
What we almost missed today... TVNewser reports CBS' Bob Schieffer will be the commencement speaker at Maryville University in St. Louis May 2. NBC's David Gregory tried to interview Sen. Claire McCaskill via Twitter. Yesterday Sen. McCaskill (@clairecmc) tweeted, "Just heard news on Gregg. Old ways die hard around ... [FishbowlDC]

Schieffer To Speak at Maryville Commencement - Posted February 17, 2009
It's that time of year — commencement speakers are being chosen to share some words of wisdom with the class of '09 — although they'd probably prefer a job, any job. Anyway, CBS's Bob Schieffer will be the commencement speaker at Maryville University in St. Louis May 2. "Graduation is my favorite holiday... [TVNewser]

"Getting There is Half the Fun; Being There is All of It!" - Posted February 11, 2009
Did you know Bob Schieffer's favorite film is Being There? Quite fittingly, it's the story of a man who simply regurgitates everything he's heard on TV, and in doing so, becomes the st... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Schieffer, Romney, Blank... - Posted February 6, 2009
> CBS' Bob Schieffer will appear at the NY Press Club on February 17. The Q&A is part of the Living Legends series, and ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.07.08 - Posted January 7, 2009
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

TVNewsers To Pack Cafe Milano for Brit Hume Salute - Posted January 6, 2009
The salute to Brit Hume event at Cafe Milano Thursday night is shaping up to be one of the hottest pre-inaugural parties of the season. The invitation only event is attracting numerous Beltway and TV news bold face names. In addition to a host of Fox Newsies, TVNewser has learned ... [TVNewser]

Bob Schieffer's Rhyme Reason - Posted December 22, 2008
Taking a page from his Sunday Morning colleague Charles Osgood, Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer rhymed an explanation for his appearance on yesterday's show: ... [TVNewser]

David Gregory Meets his Sunday Competitors - Posted December 7, 2008
• "This Week" moderator George Stephanopoulos tells TVNewser, "David's a terrific broadcaster and tough competitor. Welcome to the Sunday morning fray!" Stephanopoulos also blogs the "Ten Things David Gregory Needs to Know." #4 is "Never le... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (Sunday Edition): News, Faith, Cars... - Posted December 7, 2008
> CBS News executive producer Susan Zirinsky and Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer will participate in the "Reel Journalism" event at the Newseum tomorrow. The first-in-a-series of events will showcase the 1987 film "Broadcast News." Zirinsky was the inspiration for the character portrayed by actress ... [TVNewser]

Politico.com Should Be a Sunday Show - Posted November 22, 2008
The first panel on the second day of what were are calling EOVMWHAWCNCon was made up of only Politico.com journos. There was Mike Allen, ... [FishbowlLA]

Common Bond: The Stephanopoulos-Obama Connection - Posted November 20, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Like somebody else in Washington, "This Week's" George Stephanopoulos doesn't want his two young daughters on TV. "They're not allowed to do interviews," he jokes, referring to six-year-old Elliott and three-year-old H... [TVNewser]

Couric Eyes Hour-Long Evening News...Every Night - Posted November 5, 2008
Tonight, as last night, Katie Couric will anchor an hour-long Evening News. But Couric tells the New York Observer's Felix Gillette she'd like to anchor an hour every night. "I really would like more time" says Couric, "Because I think time is not our friend at the Evening News." ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Eyes Late Election Night, No Matter What - Posted November 4, 2008
CBS News and Sports president Sean McManu (standing) and Evening News EP Rick Kaplan (seated, third from right) in the control room. After a stop at ABC News' Times Square studios, we made our way uptown to West 57th Street and CBS News HQ. Katie Co... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.04.08 - Posted November 4, 2008
Good morning Washington. Enjoy the day, win or lose. You deserve it. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.28.08 - Posted October 28, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

CBS Announces Election Night Plans - Posted October 27, 2008
With a week and a day until the election, CBS News has announced plans for election night. Katie Couric leads the best political team in the galaxy including ... [TVNewser]

Keith Olbermann — Anchor Analyst For MSNBC's Debate - Posted October 16, 2008
As you probably know by now, last month MSNBC's Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews were ... [TVNewser]

Debate Reaction: Debating Schieffer - Posted October 16, 2008
The final debate of 2008 (49 in total) is over, and there are just 19 days until the election. In the general election, we've debated Lehrer, Ifill... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.16.08 - Posted October 16, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after t... [FishbowlDC]

FBLA Calls Tonight's Debate for Bob Schieffer - Posted October 15, 2008
It seems like the big ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 10.15.08 - Posted October 15, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.14.08 - Posted October 14, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.13.08 - Posted October 13, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.10.08 - Posted October 10, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Will Bob Schieffer Succeed At Reining in the Candidates? - Posted October 9, 2008
The Boston Herald's Jessica Heslam writes about Wednesday's final presidential debate moderated by CBS's Bob Schieffer. Heslam talked with former ABC News correspondent Bob Zelnick, ... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Joy Behar, Star Jones & Another Sarah Palin Doppelganger - Posted October 8, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE What recession? The joint was jumping at Michael's today. Media mavens, television types and fashionistas were still trying to digest the week's head spinning events but, in true New York style, weren't letting a worldwide tanking economy get in the way of a good time. There was... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Joy Behar, Star Jones & Another Sarah Palin Doppelganger - Posted October 8, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE What recession? The joint was jumping at Michael's today. Media mavens, television types and fashionistas were still trying to digest the week's head spinning events but, in true New York style, weren't letting a worldwide tanking economy get in the way of a good time. There was... [FishbowlNY]

Harry Smith: Country Music Star - Posted October 8, 2008
It isn't just the Grand Ole Opry-playing Bob Schieffer who has the country music chops at CBS News. The Early Show anchor ... [TVNewser]

Presidential Debate Round #2 - Posted October 7, 2008
Here are some of the coverage plans for tonight's town hall style debate at Belmont University in Nashville moderated by NBC's Tom Brokaw. All the following networks will carry the debate. • ABC: The team of Gibson, Sawyer and Stephanopolous will anchor again, this time from three different cities. Charlie Gibson wi... [TVNewser]

Bob Schieffer's Debate Preps Include Grand Ole Opry Warm Up - Posted October 6, 2008
While all eyes will be on Nashville tomorrow night, Bob Schieffer made his debut at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry last night. Schieffer and his band Honky Tonk Confidential were on the same bill as stars ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Schieffer, Toobin, Matthews... - Posted October 6, 2008
> CBS' Bob Schieffer will have a busy day tomorrow has a busy week. Besides presidential debate coverage, he made his Grand Ole Opry debut Sunday, as his band, Honky Tonk Confidential, takes the stage along with several other acts, including Darius Rucker and ... [TVNewser]

Schieffer on Ifill's Rough Week - Posted October 6, 2008
Tammy Haddad sits down with CBS' Bob Schieffer for National Journal: Q: What did you think about the criticism about Gwen Ifill writing a book with Obama's name in the title? Schieffer: You know, I thought that was a little bit of a bad rap. I mean... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.06.08 - Posted October 6, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after ... [FishbowlDC]

First Place Sunday For ABC and CBS, FNS Re-Air's Triple Digit Growth - Posted October 4, 2008
Following a week in which ABC beat Meet the Press in the A25-54 demo, the NBC program usually on top found itself in 2nd and 3rd place in Total Viewers and the demo last week. For the first time in 102 weeks, MTP finished 2nd in Total Viewers, behind CBS' Face the... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted October 3, 2008
Meet the Press: Democratic strategist Paul Begala and Republican strategist Mike Murphy, and a roundtable with NBC's David Gregory, PBS' Gwen Ifill, Wall Street ... [FishbowlDC]

Covering the Veeps - Posted October 2, 2008
The cablers have been employing countdown clocks more than eight hours before the debate tonight, and all networks are gearing up for coverage: • ABC — Charlie Gibson, Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos anchor from New ... [TVNewser]

60 Minutes Wins Three Emmys, PBS Wins 10 - Posted September 23, 2008
CBS' 60 Minutes won more awards than any other program last night at the 29th annual News and Documentary Emmys ceremony. The network with the most awards was PBS, which won 10. CBS won five total awards — CBS Sunday Morning won the other two. ABC won four award... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.18.08 - Posted September 18, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Schieffer Rocks The House - Posted September 15, 2008
FishbowlNY's Glynnis MacNicol turns in a great video of Bob Schieffer's recent performance at a party for his new book, "Bob Schieffer's America" and TVNewser's got ... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlTV: Bob Schieffer's Got Rhythm! - Posted September 13, 2008
Last night at Bob Schieffer's book party for his newly released collection of essays, Bob Schieffer's America, partygoers were also treated to the foot tappin' stylings of Schieffer himself: The TV anchorman and the new American dream. Behold. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FishbowlTV: Bob Schieffer's Got Rhythm! - Posted September 13, 2008
Last night at Bob Schieffer's book party for his newly released collection of essays, Bob Schieffer's America, partygoers were also treated to the foot tappin' stylings of Schieffer himself: The TV anchorman and the new American dream. Behold. ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List, 09.12.08 - Posted September 12, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker (Gustav edition): Shep, Anderson, Gibson... - Posted September 1, 2008
> FNC's Shepard Smith gets some high praise from the Kansas City Star's Aaron Barnhart. "Now that Shepard Smith is on Fox, there's really no reason to watch anything else," he writes. "Knowledge of his home state and his experienc... [TVNewser]

CBS's Gustav Plans: Katie Couric to the Gulf, Bob Schieffer at the RNC - Posted August 31, 2008
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric will report from the Gulf coast for tomorrow's broadcast while Bob Schieffer remains in St. Paul to cover the RNC. (The photo to the right was taken... [TVNewser]

On The Way to a Subdued RNC - Posted August 31, 2008
We are now in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul, or if you're Bob Schieffer, St. Paul/Minneapolis (he joked about it this morning on Face the Nation). Anyway, we kept up to date on Hurricane Gustav and on the RNC during and in between flights. ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted August 29, 2008
And now, St. Paul. • On Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace speaks with Sen. John McCain. It will be McCain's first sit down interview since announcing Gov. Sarah Palin as his running mate. • On CBS, ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.27.08 - Posted August 27, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Couric Tosses to Curry Schieffer - Posted August 25, 2008
In a Today show flashback, tonight on the CBS Evening News Katie Couric was wrapping up a Q&A with ... [TVNewser]

Brokaw: Matthews, Olbermann "Not the Only Voices" on MSNBC - Posted August 24, 2008
During a panel this afternoon in Denver about media coverage of the presidential campaigns, NBC's Tom Brokaw found himself defending MSNBC, once again. Politico's Michael Calderone attended the panel which was modera... [TVNewser]

Denver '08: Sunday Morning Talkers at the Shorenstein Brunch - Posted August 24, 2008
The Shorenstein brunch is underway (thus far free wireless signals appear to be rather easy to come by in Denver...hooray the future). The brunch opened with a tribute to Tim Russert and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Denver '08: Sunday Morning Talkers at the Shorenstein Brunch - Posted August 24, 2008
The Shorenstein brunch is underway (thus far free wireless signals appear to be rather easy to come by in Denver...hooray the future). The brunch opened with a tribute to Tim Russert and ... [FishbowlNY]

Bob Schieffer's Convention Look-Back - Posted August 23, 2008
Tomorrow on CBS News Sunday Morning — as he prepares for the Democratic National Convention in Denver — Chief Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer takes a look at political conventions past and present: the good, the bad and the just plain baffling. Schieffer a... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.22.08 - Posted August 22, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of me... [FishbowlDC]

Does CNN Have a Challenger to its Best Political Team on Television? - Posted August 21, 2008
A TVNewser reader noticed that CBS News is currently running a promo which bills itself as the Best Political Team in on Television; awfully similar exactly like CNN's Best Political Team on Television. CBS insiders tell us it's just a part of the promo copy, not a tag or positioning line. Interestingly, it... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.21.08 - Posted August 21, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Mu... [FishbowlDC]

Lifetime Achievement for Producer Who Has "Too Much Stuff" Left To Do - Posted August 7, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist With a face young enough for a milk carton, how does Ken Burns qualify for a Lifetime Achievement Award? That's exactly what he thought when he was chosen to receive the accolade at the 29th annual News and Documentary... [TVNewser]

New Ad Blasts Media's McCain Favoritism - Posted August 1, 2008
Media Matters, the site that monitors, analyzes, and corrects "conservative misinformation in the U.S. media" has bought local ad time on cable networks. We saw it on Fox News on Time Warner Cable just before 10am today. The ad uses clips of broadcast and cable news anchors including ... [TVNewser]

CBS Announces Convention Plans - Posted July 28, 2008
CBS News announced its plans for the 2008 Democratic and Republican Conventions today. The usual political broadcast team of Katie Couric leading coverage, with Bob Schieffer and Jeff Greenfield contributing, continues at the conventions. So... [TVNewser]

Schieffer, Russert To Receive Lifetime Achievement Honor - Posted July 22, 2008
CBS News chief Washington correspondent Bob Schieffer and the late NBC News Washington bureau chief and moderator of Meet The Press Tim Russert will receive Lifetime Achievement honors at the 29th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards in September. "Bob Schieffer has given CBS News more than 30 years of high quality... [TVNewser]

Couric, McManus Get the TCA Treatment, Via Satellite - Posted July 18, 2008
CBS News president Sean McManus, CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric, chief Washington correspondent and moderator of Face the Nation, Bob Schieffer, and senior political analyst, ... [TVNewser]

How Greta Got Brett Favre to Go On the Record - Posted July 15, 2008
FNC anchor Greta Van Susteren has had a busy past few days. Van Susteren flew to Wisconsin Friday to interview Sen. John McCain, returning to Washington Saturday to host a special ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.15.08 - Posted July 15, 2008
Good morning Washington. What area restaurant serves the above dessert tray? Let us know. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

Roberts, Schieffer To Be Honored - Posted April 11, 2008
Tomorrow is the public opening of the Library of Congress Experience, a new interactive exhibit allowing visitors to explore the Library's vast collection like never before. Along with the public opening of the exhibit, the Library will also honor seven new "Living Legends" to commemorate the launch including columnist, commentator and author... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.04.08 - Posted April 4, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's Kitty Kelley's birthday and the 40th anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ... [FishbowlDC]

Journos Honor Mudd - Posted March 31, 2008
What you missed on Thursday...a book party held for Roger Mudd's "The Place To Be: The Place to Be: Washington, CBS, and the Glory Days of Television News." It was hosted by Bob Schieffer, Chris Isham and Jim Lehrer at the Lehrer home. Among the guests: Ben Bradlee & Sally Quinn, Alan... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.27.08 - Posted March 27, 2008
Good morning Washington. Dana Bash and John King will get married on Cape Cod over Memorial Day weekend. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.25.08 - Posted March 25, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's Emily Lawrimore's birthday (Hat Tip: Playbook), the 2008 Dart Award Winners have been announced, Dana Priest and Anne Hull have won yet another award, yesterday was Monica Lewins... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.03.08 - Posted March 3, 2008
Good morning Washington. One year ago we said goodbye to Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. and AP said hello (again) to Ron Fournier. It's the birthday of Al... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.19.08 - Posted February 19, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | BOOKS | JOBS The Oscars ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 02.13.08 - Posted February 13, 2008
Good morning Washington. Yesterday was Jim VandeHei's birthday. Today, it's Jerry Springer's. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | JOBS NEWSPAPERS The Project ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.07.07 - Posted September 7, 2007
Good morning Washington. Taryn Luntz is joining The Examiner to cover Virginia and business news from the Seattle Times where she has been covering Washington for the paper. Jen Lash is leaving Roll Call to be the assistant editor for Architectural Lighting. Her last day is Sept. 7. From an ABC release, "On t... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 06.29.07 - Posted June 29, 2007
Good morning Washington. It was a close call, but you thought Chris Matthews would be the sweaty one. An NBC release announced, "NBC News has been awarded the 8th Annual RTNDA/Unity Award in the television network category for 'Separa... [FishbowlDC]

Schieffer Band's New York Debut To Benefit Walter Reed - Posted June 21, 2007
As FishbowlNY first reported, Bob Schieffer's band, Honky Tonk Confidential, will be making its New York debut next week. We're told proceeds from the $15 tickets will go to the Walter Reed Society, benefiting the families of wounded veteran... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Schieffer Band's New York Debut To Benefit Walter Reed - Posted June 21, 2007
As FishbowlNY first reported, Bob Schieffer's band, Honky Tonk Confidential, will be making its New York debut next week. We're told proceeds from the $15 tickets will go to the Walter Reed Society, benefiting the families of wounded veteran... [FishbowlNY]

Bob Schieffer's Band To Make NYC Debut - Posted June 19, 2007
If you've been wondering what Bob Schieffer has been doing in his free time since he relinquished the CBS Evening News anchor desk to Katie Couric, well, mystery solved. The tireless newsman has embarked on a second career as a member of ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bob Schieffer's Band To Make NYC Debut - Posted June 19, 2007
If you've been wondering what Bob Schieffer has been doing in his free time since he relinquished the CBS Evening News anchor desk to Katie Couric, well, mystery solved. The tireless newsman has embarked on a second career as a member of ... [FishbowlNY]

Katie A No-Show @ Gracies - Posted June 19, 2007
Did Katie skip to avoid reporters? At last night's Gracie Awards hosted by American Women in Radio & Television — where a head-spinning 41 awards were given out — Katie Couric, despite reports from her reps late last week that she would be attending and talking to reporters, was a no show.... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Katie A No-Show @ Gracies - Posted June 19, 2007
Did Katie skip to avoid reporters? At last night's Gracie Awards hosted by American Women in Radio & Television — where a head-spinning 41 awards were given out — Katie Couric, despite reports from her reps late last week that she would be attending and talking to reporters, was a no show.... [FishbowlNY]

Snow v. Schieffer - Posted April 26, 2007
It's Bob Schieffer v. Tony Snow in a music-off. At least we hope it sounds like music. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.18.07 - Posted April 18, 2007
Good morning Washington. So it seems journos are cheap. Most of you would not be willing to pay for some of your online news websites. "... [FishbowlDC]

Will Other Washingtonians Say "No" To "Imus"? - Posted April 11, 2007
MediaMatters has the comprehensive list of Imus guests for 2007, including such Washingtonians as Howard Fineman, Tim Russert, Andrea Mitchell, David Brooks, Mary Matalin, Bob Schieffer, Chris Matthews, Judy Woodruff, Jim Lehrer, Evan Thomas, Pat Buchanan, Chris Wallace, Paul Begala, Howard Kurtz, David Shuster, Thomas Friedman, George Stephanopoulos, Kelly O'Donnell, Jim... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash, 03.14.07 - Posted March 14, 2007
80 seems to be the expected age to go. The National Journal's Patrick Ottenhoff starts at the Hotline Monday as their new polling staff writer. An ABC News release announced that last week "World News with Charles Gibson" was the #1 "evening newscast among key demo viewers for the 5th time in 6... [FishbowlDC]

Woodruff To Deliver Keynote Address at ICFJ - Posted February 28, 2007
From the release: ABC News Anchor Bob Woodruff will give the keynote address at the International Center for Journalists' 10th Annual Awards Dinner on November 13. Tom Brokaw, the former NBC Nightly News Anchor, will receive the Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism at the event, to be held in the... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric: I Was The Only Skirt At White House Meeting Before Bush Speech - Posted January 18, 2007
From Katie Couric's CBS News blog comes this missive on the state of women in television news journalism, 2007: Last Wednesday, President Bush gave his address to the country about "the new way forward" for Iraq, and lots... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Katie Couric: I Was The Only Skirt At White House Meeting Before Bush Speech - Posted January 18, 2007
From Katie Couric's CBS News blog comes this missive on the state of women in television news journalism, 2007: Last Wednesday, President Bush gave his address to the country about "the new way forward" for Iraq, and lots... [FishbowlNY]

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