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Dan Rather: If One of My Staffers Were Held Captive, I'd 'Negotiate for Ransom' - Posted August 25, 2014
Appearing on "Reliable Sources" yesterday, Dan Rather reacted to the beheading of journalist James Foley and describe... [TVNewser]

Weekend Show Preview - 8.24.14 - Posted August 22, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked. Highlights include Rep. William Lacy Clay (D-MO) on ABC's "This Week" and CBS's "Face the Nation" and Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on "FOX News Sunday." Not all lineups have been announced. But click through for those that are a... [PRNewser]

Weekend Show Preview - 8.3.14 - Posted August 1, 2014
On Monday we gave you the ratings for the July 27 Sunday Shows in the DC Market. Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Highlights include Hillary Clinton on "Al Punto," Valerie Jarrett o... [PRNewser]

Weekend Show Preview - 8.3.14 - Posted August 1, 2014
On Monday we gave you the ratings for the July 27 Sunday Shows in the DC Market. Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Highlights include Hillary Clinton on "Al Punto," Valerie Jarrett o... [TVNewser]

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]

Robert Redford to Play Dan Rather in 'Rathergate' Film - Posted July 9, 2014
Robert Redford has signed on to play ... [TVNewser]

The TV Ticker: FNC, CNN, NBC, CNBC - Posted June 27, 2014
Fox News has a new special report airing this weekend hosted by Chris Wallace. "Fox News Reporting: Iraq and the Rise of a Terrorist State" airs first tonight at 10pmET, with encores tomorrow night and Sunday night. On CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday, Brian Stelter will talk about the significance ... [TVNewser]

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]

Erin Burnett: My First Big Break - Posted June 18, 2014
Erin Burnett's first big break came in a very old school way. She wrote a letter to someone in the TV news business whom she admired. But it went beyond just letter-writing. "I was essentially a ... [TVNewser]

RTCA Honors Vic Ratner with Career Achievement Award - Posted June 13, 2014
At last night's Radio and Television Correspondents' Association annual Congressional correspondents' dinner, recipients of several awards were recognized for excellence in areas of television and radio reporting. The evening's comedic guest was Ni... [FishbowlDC]

Harvey Weinstein, Ron Meyer and the Secrets of Sheryl Sandberg's Media Coach - Posted June 11, 2014
It was the usual mix of moguls on the menu (Harvey Weinstein and Ron Meyer at Table Four), seasoned with a smattering of stylistas, social types and a gener... [GalleyCat]

Harvey Weinstein, Ron Meyer and the Secrets of Sheryl Sandberg's Media Coach - Posted June 11, 2014
It was the usual mix of moguls on the menu (Harvey Weinstein and Ron Meyer at Table Four), seasoned with a smattering of stylistas, social types and a gener... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Harvey Weinstein, Ron Meyer and the Secrets of Sheryl Sandberg's Media Coach - Posted June 11, 2014
It was the usual mix of moguls on the menu (Harvey Weinstein and Ron Meyer at Table Four), seasoned with a smattering of stylistas, social types and a gener... [FishbowlNY]

Pharrell Apologizes for Elle UK Cover - Posted June 5, 2014
In the "old" days, it would have taken several weeks if not a full month for the public's complaints to come full circle and trigger a magazine cover-star apology. Not so, of course, today. Twenty-four hours after the public started proclaiming itself very unhappy with Pharrell's sporting of Native American hea... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Pharrell Apologizes for Elle UK Cover - Posted June 5, 2014
In the "old" days, it would have taken several weeks if not a full month for the public's complaints to come full circle and trigger a magazine cover-star apology. Not so, of course, today. Twenty-four hours after the public started proclaiming itself very unhappy with Pharrell's sporting of Native American hea... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Old Dan | Your Friend, O | Sound Advice - Posted June 3, 2014
TVNewser: Dan Rather says journalists have "lost their guts." He later added, "Get off my lawn," "Kids these days are ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Old Dan | Your Friend, O | Sound Advice - Posted June 3, 2014
TVNewser: Dan Rather says journalists have "lost their guts." He later added, "Get off my lawn," "Kids these days are ... [FishbowlNY]

Have Journalists Lost Their Guts? - Posted June 3, 2014
Dan Rather has covered almost everything across the journalism spectrum, including reporting from war zones in Vietnam and Afghanistan. But today, Rather thinks his industry has lost its guts, he ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Farewell: 'True, I Was the First Female Co-Host... But Also True, I Was a Flop' - Posted May 15, 2014
It was a star-studded farewell for Barbara Walters at New York City's Four Seasons restaurant tonight. From comedian Joan Rivers to commissioner ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barbara Walters Farewell: 'True, I Was the First Female Co-Host... But Also True, I Was a Flop' - Posted May 15, 2014
It was a star-studded farewell for Barbara Walters at New York City's Four Seasons restaurant tonight. From comedian Joan Rivers to commissioner ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

The Morning Ticker: Garrett, 'The View,' Rather - Posted April 16, 2014
CBS News' Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett will interview President Obama today in Oakdale, Pennsylvania, and also conduct a joint interview with the president and Vice President Biden. The interviews will air tonight on "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" and tomorrow morning on "CBS This Morning."... [TVNewser]

David Remnick is Syracuse University's 160th Commencement Speaker - Posted April 2, 2014
Over the years, a number of top-rank journalists have delivered the keynote at Syracuse University's commencement. This group includes "First Lady of American Journalism" Dorothy Thompson Lewis (1937), Walter Cronkite (1968), Dan Rather... [morningmedianewsfeed]

David Remnick is Syracuse University's 160th Commencement Speaker - Posted April 2, 2014
Over the years, a number of top-rank journalists have delivered the keynote at Syracuse University's commencement. This group includes "First Lady of American Journalism" Dorothy Thompson Lewis (1937), Walter Cronkite (1968), Dan Rather... [FishbowlNY]

Fusion Deems Bieber Arrest 'Insignificant Breaking News' - Posted January 23, 2014
If you've been watching cable news today, you know that Justin Bieber was arrested for DUI last night in Miami Beach. The cable news networks have correspondents reporting live from Miami -- ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Vet Adapts 9/11 Experiences for the Stage - Posted January 22, 2014
Previews of Bikeman: The 9/11 Theatrical Experience begin Sunday January 26 at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, with 7.5% of every ticket after mandated deductions going to the ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CBS News Vet Adapts 9/11 Experiences for the Stage - Posted January 22, 2014
Previews of Bikeman: The 9/11 Theatrical Experience begin Sunday January 26 at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, with 7.5% of every ticket after mandated deductions going to the ... [FishbowlNY]

Americans Don't Know Their News Anchors Anymore - Posted January 9, 2014
Three decades ago, nearly half of America could recognize who then "CBS Evening News" anchor ... [TVNewser]

Megyn Kelly or Nancy Grace? Jeopardy! Contestants Don't Know Their News Anchors - Posted January 6, 2014
On Jeopardy! tonight, there was a category called TV Anchors Aweigh. The contestants left the entire category almost to the end, not a good sign for their knowledge of news talent. Four of the five clues were revealed, and only one was answered correctly. It was the $200 clue to the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Megyn Kelly or Nancy Grace? Jeopardy! Contestants Don't Know Their News Anchors - Posted January 6, 2014
On Jeopardy! tonight, there was a category called TV Anchors Aweigh. The contestants left the entire category almost to the end, not a good sign for their knowledge of news talent. Four of the five clues were revealed, and only one was answered correctly. It was the $200 clue to the... [FishbowlNY]

Megyn Kelly or Nancy Grace? Jeopardy! Contestants Don't Know Their News Anchors - Posted January 6, 2014
On Jeopardy! tonight, there was a category called TV Anchors Aweigh. The contestants left the entire category almost to the end, not a good sign for their knowledge of news talent. Four of the five clues were revealed, and only one was answered correctly. It was the $200 clue to the... [TVNewser]

Try Again | We All Want Answers | Woody Wood - Posted December 10, 2013
SocialTimes: A study found that over 50 percent of Americans get their news from social media, meaning that over 50 percent of Americans should not be allowed to vote. TVNewser:... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Try Again | We All Want Answers | Woody Wood - Posted December 10, 2013
SocialTimes: A study found that over 50 percent of Americans get their news from social media, meaning that over 50 percent of Americans should not be allowed to vote. TVNewser:... [FishbowlNY]

Dan Rather: 'CBS News Has a Lot to Answer For' Over Benghazi Report - Posted December 10, 2013
Dan Rather -- who recently accused CBS News of "trying to airbrush me out of their history" -- thinks the network still has some explaining to do over Lara Logan's ... [TVNewser]

Erik Sorenson Named CEO of Sucherman - Posted December 2, 2013
Erik Sorenson, the one-time MSNBC president and CBS News EP has been named CEO of Sucherman Consulting Group, replacing longtime CEO and media consultant ... [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]

Dan Rather: CBS 'Trying To Airbrush Me Out Of Their History' - Posted November 14, 2013
Dan Rather to CBS: Get over it. Despite the scorched earth he left behind, Rather insists he's baffled as to why his alma mater of 44 years did not invite him to participate in its 50th anniversary coverage of the Kennedy assassination. "Was I sur... [TVNewser]

'60 Minutes' Will Apologize, Correct Benghazi Report - Posted November 8, 2013
CBS News has suffered another black eye, this time over Lara Logan's "60 Minutes" report on Benghazi last month. As the Bal... [TVNewser]

NBC News Plans For 50th Anniversary of JFK Assassination - Posted November 7, 2013
NBC News is marking the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination with a week-long series of special reports that will culminate in a two-hour primetime documentary. Tom Brokaw, who was a reporter at a local station in Omaha at the time, anchors "Where Were Yo... [TVNewser]

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 Weekend Ticker: Willis, Rather, Griffin - Posted October 19, 2013
Gerri Willis will host a special call-in show, "A User's Guide to Obamacare," on FBN Monday night at 6pmET. Willis will be joined by a panel of experts to answer questions on the Affordable Care Act. "Dan Rather Reports" returns to AXS TV Monday night with "Gone to Pot," a report on... [TVNewser]

As Shutdown Ends, A Toast to Chris Matthews' Account of Political Compromise - Posted October 17, 2013
MSNBC's Chris Matthews was feted last night at the New York book party for his seventh book, "Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked." The book, a historical account of political opponents who managed to work together, coincidentally hit the shelves on the first day of the government shutdown. Matthews arrived at... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters, Charlie Rose, Diane Sawyer, Matt Lauer Gather for Piers Morgan Book Party - Posted October 17, 2013
On a big night of news, many TV news power players took time to drop by The Carlyle Hotel for Piers Morgan's book bash. Morgan's "Sh... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw To Host NBC News Special Remembering 50th Anniversary of JFK's Death - Posted October 17, 2013
NBC News will air a primetime special remembering the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination. Former "NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw will host the special, which will air 50 years to the day Kennedy was killed in Dal... [TVNewser]

Bruce Dunning, Former CBS News Correspondent, Dies - Posted August 26, 2013
Bruce Dunning, who retired in 2004 following a 35-year career at CBS News, died this afternoon at a Manhattan hospital from injuries suffered in a fall. Around CBS, Dunning is best remembered for his award-winning and dramatic report o... [TVNewser]

Lew Wood, Former CBS News and 'Today' Show Anchor, Dies - Posted August 23, 2013
Lew Wood, a former CBS News and NBC News reporter and anchor, has died. Wood, 84 died of kidney failure Thursday. Wood was a correspondent with CBS News when, in 1963, he covered a speech by Pres. John F. Kennedy in Ft. Worth, TX. A few hours later, Kennedy would be... [TVNewser]

Ratings: HBO's 'The Newsroom' Steady In Season Two Premiere - Posted July 16, 2013
Season two of HBO's "The Newsroom" returned to HBO Sunday night. The show that TV news staffers love to hate is back with an overarching plot surrounding a lawsuit, and Occupy Wall Street as the news item du jour. ... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley: 'We're Getting the Big Stories Wrong, Over and Over Again' - Posted May 10, 2013
Accepting his Fred Friendly First Amendment award this afternoon at Manhattan's Metropolitan Club, CBS News anchor and managing editor Scott Pelley delivered an impassioned speech about the sorry state of journalism i... [TVNewser]

HuffPost Live Joins The Cable News Ranks - Posted April 29, 2013
HuffPost Live--The Huffington Post's web-TV outfit--is coming to cable TV. AXS TV, the cable channel owned by Mark Cuban, AEG, CAA and ... [TVNewser]

Brian Stelter On NBC's Response to 'Top of the Morning,' Negative Reviews - Posted April 29, 2013
Though the critics have skewered his first book, Brian Stelter chooses to see the coffee cup as half full. "Honestly, I appreciate the feedback," says Stelter, 27, author of Top o... [TVNewser]

'Citizen Hearst': An Inside Look at the Hearst Media Empire - Posted March 4, 2013
Ahead of its premiere at two New York City theaters next week, FishbowlNY attended a screening of Citizen Hearst Monday at the SoHo House. The documentary, directed by Academy Award nominee Leslie Iwerks an... [FishbowlLA]

'Citizen Hearst': An Inside Look at the Hearst Media Empire - Posted March 4, 2013
Ahead of its premiere at two New York City theaters next week, FishbowlNY attended a screening of Citizen Hearst Monday at the SoHo House. The documentary, directed by Academy Award nominee Leslie Iwerks an... [morningmedianewsfeed]

'Citizen Hearst': An Inside Look at the Hearst Media Empire - Posted March 4, 2013
Ahead of its premiere at two New York City theaters next week, FishbowlNY attended a screening of Citizen Hearst Monday at the SoHo House. The documentary, directed by Academy Award nominee Leslie Iwerks an... [FishbowlNY]

All Together | Cheesy Move | Setting the Standard - Posted February 14, 2013
TVNewser: CBS and Dan Rather are feeling the love. SocialTimes: Looking... [morningmedianewsfeed]

All Together | Cheesy Move | Setting the Standard - Posted February 14, 2013
TVNewser: CBS and Dan Rather are feeling the love. SocialTimes: Looking... [FishbowlNY]

CBS And Dan Rather: Together Again - Posted February 14, 2013
This afternoon CBS acquired a minority stake in AXS TV, the cable channel formerly known as HDNet. In addition to CBS, AXS is owned by Mark Cuban, Ryan Seacrest, liv... [TVNewser]

Animal Dan | How About That Weather | Fargo Matters - Posted February 8, 2013
FishbowlLA: Dan Rather discussed the end of the world and goats t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Animal Dan | How About That Weather | Fargo Matters - Posted February 8, 2013
FishbowlLA: Dan Rather discussed the end of the world and goats t... [FishbowlNY]

Dan Rather: 'Unfortunately, the Goat Remained a Goat' - Posted February 7, 2013
Dan Rather was on Reddit earlier today doing an Ask Me Anything session and had a rather charming video response to the question of the "craziest thing someone has ever told him." We won't spoil it for ... [FishbowlLA]

47-Year CBS News Veteran Linda Mason Retiring - Posted January 24, 2013
CBS News veteran Linda Mason--currently senior VP of standards and specials--is retiring, after 47 years with the company. Inside CBS, Mason is regarded as a ground-breaker, who shattered the glass ceiling at the network in 1971, when she be... [TVNewser]

Jake Tapper To Make CNN Debut This Afternoon - Posted January 22, 2013
Today is Jake Tapper's first day on the job at CNN. His afternoon program may still be a few months out, but that won't stop him from appearing on-air. Tapper will make his CNN debut on "The Situation Room" with ... [TVNewser]

How Dan Rather Changed Hurricane Coverage - Posted October 29, 2012
Before he worked at AXS TV or CBS News, Dan Rather was a local reporter at KHOU in Houston. While he was there, the former "Evening News" anchor was instrumental in developing what is now a commonplace aspect of hurricane reporting: a graphic superimposing radar over a map. Rather rigged up the... [TVSpy]

How Dan Rather Changed Hurricane Coverage - Posted October 29, 2012
Most Americans know Dan Rather as an anchor at CBS News, or in his current role at AXS TV (formerly HDNet). What many people may not know, however, is that Rather was the originator of what is now a ubiquitous part of hurricane coverage: superimposing radar of the storm over a... [TVNewser]

Howard Stringer on CBS News: 'A Wonderful Period of My Life and Looking Back on it, the Happiest' - Posted October 19, 2012
Sir Howard Stringer is the chairman of the giant multinational Sony Corp. But Sir Howard says his days as executive producer of the "CBS Evening News," was "a wonderful period of my life and looking back on it, the happiest." Stringer, named a Giant of Broadcasting yesterday at a ceremony in... [TVNewser]

Giants of Broadcasting Celebrates 10th Anniversary - Posted October 19, 2012
The Library of American Broadcasting is marking its 10th year of immortalizing industry greats. The 2012 edition of the Giants of Broadcasting include two career radio executives, pioneering television newsmen, a man who made a weekly commentary "must see TV," and a man who helped launched the 24-hour news cycle. That man... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Giants of Broadcasting Celebrates 10th Anniversary - Posted October 19, 2012
The Library of American Broadcasting is marking its 10th year of immortalizing industry greats. The 2012 edition of the Giants of Broadcasting include two career radio executives, pioneering television newsmen, a man who made a weekly commentary "must see TV," and a man who helped launched the 24-hour news cycle. That man... [FishbowlNY]

Hearst Documentary Screens in San Francisco - Posted October 15, 2012
Following a splashy private screening at Hearst headquarters in New York City and a public world premiere earlier this month at the Hamptons International Film Festival, feature documentary Citizen Hearst has come home to roost. Commissioned by Hearst and narrated by actor ... [FishbowlLA]

Righty Journos Chuckle at MSM's Expense - Posted September 28, 2012
The one jab that never fails to elicit laughs from conservatives is the one about MSNBC and how "nobody" watches it. There was a lot of that at last night's Media Research Center gala. MRC, a conservative media watchdog org, celebrated its 25th anniversary and presented its tongue-in-cheek Dishonors awards at the... [FishbowlDC]

Righty Journos Chuckle at MSM's Expense - Posted September 28, 2012
The one jab that never fails to elicit laughs from conservatives is the one about MSNBC and how "nobody" watches it. There was a lot of that at last night's Media Research Center gala. MRC, a conservative media watchdog org, celebrated its 25th anniversary and presented its tongue-in-cheek Dishonors awards at the... [PRNewser]

Analysis, Commentary, Cheerleading And Pooh-Poohing, The AP Reviews Convention Coverage - Posted September 9, 2012
The AP's David Bauder reviews the coverage of the 2012 political conventions, and finds them wanting for hard news. Rather, he argues, the biul of the cover... [TVNewser]

Brokaw on 'Hannity:' 'If you want to be a good news consumer, you've got to get aggressive' - Posted September 5, 2012
Tom Brokaw crossed the media aisle tonight and appeared on Sean Hannity's show on Fox News. The two discussed politics and the media. Hannity ask... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Brokaw on 'Hannity:' 'If you want to be a good news consumer, you've got to get aggressive' - Posted September 5, 2012
Tom Brokaw crossed the media aisle tonight and appeared on Sean Hannity's show on Fox News. The two discussed politics and the media. Hannity ask... [FishbowlNY]

Lit Up | Pony Power | Rather Surprising - Posted August 28, 2012
TVSpy: "Dude he's on fire" is not a sequel to Dude Where's My Car?, even if it sounds like i... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lit Up | Pony Power | Rather Surprising - Posted August 28, 2012
TVSpy: "Dude he's on fire" is not a sequel to Dude Where's My Car?, even if it sounds like i... [FishbowlNY]

Dan Rather Makes Apperance At GOP Convention - Posted August 28, 2012
WaPo's Chris Cillizza is down in Tampa for the Republican National Convention. He's been running around snapping photos (which he runs through Instagram filte... [FishbowlDC]

'Evening News' with Dan Rather Lives on in Tampa Cabs - Posted August 26, 2012
A TVNewser tipster sent us this image after arriving at Tampa International Airport this afternoon, for coverage of the RNC. On the back of his cab receipt is an ad for the "CBS Evening News with Dan Rather." "Experience you can ... [TVNewser]

Longtime '60 Minutes' Senior Producer Passes Away - Posted August 6, 2012
The New York Times reports Esther Kartiganer, a one-time office assistant at CBS who... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather: 'Every anchor is an 'ass' at least some of the time' - Posted July 2, 2012
AXS TV (formerly HDNet) "Dan Rather Reports" anchor Dan Rather is reviewing HBO's series "The Newsroom" for Gawker ("The Newsroom" was just ... [TVNewser]

HBO's 'Newsroom' Gets Dim Reviews in D.C. - Posted June 26, 2012
By Eddie Scarry and Betsy Rothstein HBO's drama Newsroom debuted Sunday night. The series tells the story of an easily agitated cable news anchor played by Jeff Daniels who has a public meltdown at Northwe... [FishbowlDC]

Dan Rather to Anchor KCTV's Evening News - Posted June 19, 2012
Dan Rather will anchor the 5 p.m. newscast tomorrow on KCTV, the CBS-affiliate in Kansas City. Rather is on a promotion tour for his memoir, "Rather Outspoken: My Life in the News." In addition ... [TVSpy]

A Crush, and a 'Shotski,' For Dan Rather - Posted May 24, 2012
Former "CBS Evening News" anchor Dan Rather continues to make the rounds to promote his new book Rather Outspoken. Last night he appeared on CNN's "Erin Burnett Outfront," where Burnett revealed that she had a crush on the newsman growing up, and that she would kiss the TV set at the... [TVNewser]

Former CBS News Tel Aviv Bureau Chief Michael Rosenbaum Dies - Posted May 18, 2012
Michael Rosenbaum, CBS News producer and one-time Tel Aviv bureau chief has died. Rosenbaum, who spent 27 years at CBS News, died at home in Manhattan last night of a brain tumor diagnosed last September. He was 64. "Michael was a great... [TVNewser]

ABC's Martha Raddatz to Receive First Amendment Award from Quinnipiac University - Posted May 14, 2012
Martha Raddatz of ABC News will receive Qunnipiac Unversity's 19th annual Fred Friendly First Amendment Award next month. Raddatz has been ABC's senior foreign affairs correspondent since 2008. In a statement, Lee Kamlet... [TVNewser]

A Big Night Of Interviews For 'Piers Morgan Tonight' - Posted May 3, 2012
CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" has a pair of big interviews tonight. Former President George W. Bush, who has only given a handful of interviews since leaving office, will be a guest on the program... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather: CBS 'Folded' Under Pressure From White House - Posted April 30, 2012
Former "CBS Evening News" anchor Dan Rather is still standing by the story that ended his decades-long tenure at CBS News. In an interview with ABC's "Good Morning America" to promote his new book Rather Outspoken, Rather maintained that the story he reported on "60 Minutes" about Former president George W. Bush's... [TVNewser]

The Untold Story Behind Dan Rather's Departure From CBS - Posted April 16, 2012
Texas Monthly has a very long and thoroughly researched report detailing the story behind former President George W. Bush's Texas Air National Guard service, and the fallout it had for ... [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]

Memories of Mike Wallace, Off Camera - Posted April 9, 2012
... [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]

Rachel Maddow 'Drifts' to Top of Best Sellers List - Posted April 6, 2012
MSNBC hosted a party at Manhattan's Ace Hotel last night in celebration of Rachel Maddow's first book, Drift, which tops the New York Times ... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather, Steve Kroft and An Encore Appearance by John Legend - Posted February 29, 2012
I got several emails last week when I was on vacation alerting me to John Legend's presence in the dining room. "You're missing him!" texted one faithful "Lunch" reader. "Oh well," I thought, "next time." Imagine my surprise when the singer magically appeared in the dining room today and even shot... [FishbowlLA]

Dan Rather: My First Big Break - Posted February 23, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "My First Big Break," we speak to HDNet "Dan Rather Reports" anchor and former "CBS Evening News" anchor Dan Rather... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dan Rather: My First Big Break - Posted February 23, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "My First Big Break," we speak to HDNet "Dan Rather Reports" anchor and former "CBS Evening News" anchor Dan Rather... [FishbowlNY]

Dan Rather: My First Big Break - Posted February 23, 2012
In the latest episode of mediabistroTV's "My First Big Break," we speak to HDNet "Dan Rather Reports" anchor and former "CBS Evening News" anchor Dan Rather... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather On What It Takes To Get a 'Break' In TV News Today - Posted February 22, 2012
On the next installment of the mediabistroTV series "My First Big Break" (Look for it Thursday afternoon!), we speak to HDNet's "Dan Rather Reports" anchor and former "CBS Evening News" anchor Dan Rather about the moment that brought him to national attention. In the preview below, Rat... [TVNewser]

Networks Plan Special Coverage as Voters Head to the Polls in Florida - Posted January 31, 2012
Primary season continues as voters head to the polls in Florida today, and the broadcast and cable networks have scheduled special coverage for the election results tonight. CNN's coverage, hosted by Wolf Blitzer, ... [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]

With HDNet Rebranding, What Happens to 'Dan Rather Reports'? - Posted January 19, 2012
HDNet, the cable channel founded by Mark Cuban, is rebranding as AXS TV, with Ryan Seacrest, CAA, and AEG coming on board as partners. The channel's focus will be shif... [TVNewser]

Cable News Plans for the First-in-the-Nation New Hampshire Primary - Posted January 9, 2012
With last week's marathon Iowa Caucus coverage behind them, the cable networks have turned their attention to New Hampshire, where the nation's first... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley Marks Six Months As 'CBS Evening News' Anchor - Posted December 7, 2011
Tuesday marked the six-month anniversary of Scott Pelley's debut on "CBS Evening News." The New York Times' Brian Stelter ... [TVNewser]

Aaron Sorkin's HBO Cable News Series To Be Called 'Newsroom' - Posted December 5, 2011
Exclusive: The upcoming HBO drama about cable news from "The West Wing" creator Aaron Sorkin... [TVNewser]

Former 'CBS Evening News' Producer Dick Meyer Tapped to lead BBC News, America - Posted November 29, 2011
The BBC has tapped former CBS news producer and executive Dick Meyer as its executive producer of BBC News, America. Meyer was most recently executive editor of NPR, and before that led CBSNews.com. He was also a producer for the "CBS Evening N... [TVNewser]

At CPJ Gala, Dan Rather Criticizes Corporate Media, While Comcast CEO Brian Roberts Promises Journalistic Independence For NBC News - Posted November 23, 2011
Last night the Committee to Protect Journalists held its annual gala at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City. The bulk of the event was to honor journalists who risked their lives to cover the news, and along the way a few well-known faces showed ... [TVNewser]

'Now With Alex Wagner' Debuts Monday on MSNBC - Posted November 11, 2011
"Now with Alex Wagner," the newest addition to the MSNBC daytime lineup, will debut on Monday, the network a... [TVNewser]

A Comedian, a Governor and a Network Morning Anchor Walk Into a Bar To Toast a Cable News Host... - Posted November 2, 2011
Last night at the Gramercy Park Hotel in New York City, MSNBC threw a party for "Hardball" host Chris Matthews, whose book Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero was released yesterday. Despite the chill outside, the rooftop t... [TVNewser]

Norah O'Donnell: White House Correspondents Are 'The Very Best Journalists in American History' - Posted August 25, 2011
Newly-minted CBS News chief White House correspondent Norah O'Donnell is profiled in the latest issue of Capitol File magazine, and the veteran political reporter, who left NBC for CBS in June, talks candidly... [TVNewser]

Dan Le Batard Rips Shaq For Being Shaq - Posted July 25, 2011
The Shaquille O'Neal post-retirement honeymoon is officially over. Miami Herald columnist Dan Le Batard rained on Shaq's parade with a scathing ... [SportsNewser]

Diane Sawyer The Subject of Harry Shearer's 'Found Objects,' Though Context is Everything - Posted June 30, 2011
"ABC World News" anchor Diane Sawyer is the latest subject to be featured in Harry Shearer's "Found Objects" series at My Damn Channel. Previous anchors to have their clips appear have included Katie Couric and Dan Rather. It is t... [TVNewser]

What you didn't know about Roger Ailes... and some of the things you already do - Posted May 31, 2011
There's a lot of rehash in the 10,000 word hash about Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes in next week's i... [TVNewser]

Patricia Shevlin named EP of the 'CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley' - Posted May 11, 2011
A day after Rick Kaplan announced he was leaving the broadcast, CBS News veteran Patricia ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Patricia Shevlin named EP of the 'CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley' - Posted May 11, 2011
A day after Rick Kaplan announced he was leaving the broadcast, CBS News veteran Patricia ... [FishbowlNY]

Dan Rather on Scott Pelley: He 'burns with the hot, blue flame to report news' - Posted May 4, 2011
One Texan to another, Dan Rather is downright bullish on Scott Pelley. "I'm not going to deny that I'm proud of the fact he's a Texan," says Rather. "Texans, generall... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dan Rather on Scott Pelley: He 'burns with the hot, blue flame to report news' - Posted May 4, 2011
One Texan to another, Dan Rather is downright bullish on Scott Pelley. "I'm not going to deny that I'm proud of the fact he's a Texan," says Rather. "Texans, generall... [FishbowlNY]

Dan Rather Turns Media Critic in the Huffington Post - Posted April 29, 2011
Former "CBS Evening News" anchor Dan Rather took to the Huffington Post to critique the news coverage this week, from the Obama birt... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather Isn't Too Pleased with Royal Wedding Fervor - Posted April 28, 2011
Dan Rather is caught up in the royal wedding. And by caught up we mean he's wildly pissed off about all the ridiculous fluff coverage the event has received. He isn't too happy with the other non-stories that have caught the media gaze th... [FishbowlLA]

Joe Scarborough, Al Jazeera Reporter Ayman Mohyeldin Make 'Time 100' - Posted April 21, 2011
This year's "Time 100" list is out, and a number of TV and media figures made the cut. MSNBC's Joe Scarborough is ... [TVNewser]

Where Retired Anchormen Go - Posted April 16, 2011
Charles Gibson retired from ABC News in 2009, but he hasn't retired from the interviewing and in-front-of-the-camera work he'd done for almost 40 years, he's just doing it now f... [TVNewser]

Was CBS Reporter Serene Branson Secretly Microwaved? - Posted April 5, 2011
Good Morning America reporter John Berman had a lot of fun today with crazy speculation being floated around the Internet by conspiracy theorists. Namely, that local CBS 2 reporter Serene Branson's infamous ... [FishbowlLA]

Dan Rather: 'I felt like hell, of course I did' After CBS Didn't Renew His Contract - Posted March 7, 2011
Mother Jones magazine has a wide-ranging piece on former "CBS Evening News" anchor Dan Rather and his current employer ... [TVNewser]

Rather: 'News is a Crude Art Form' - Posted March 3, 2011
Former CBS News anchor Dan Rather was the guest this week's of Reel Journalism's Nick Clooney at the Newseum. There's typically a screening and a high-profile guest. The featured film was "The Insider" starring Russell Crowe and ... [FishbowlDC]

Breaking: Jim Murphy Leaving 'Good Morning America' - Posted February 23, 2011
First on TVNewser: ABC's "Good Morning America" senior executive producer Jim Murphy is leaving ABC News and will soon be named executive producer of Anderson Cooper... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Breaking: Jim Murphy Leaving 'Good Morning America' - Posted February 23, 2011
First on TVNewser: ABC's "Good Morning America" senior executive producer Jim Murphy is leaving ABC News and will soon be named executive producer of Anderson Cooper... [FishbowlNY]

With eyes on the future, CBS News president David Rhodes & chairman Jeff Fager remind staffers of CBS News glory days - Posted February 22, 2011
Historic Studio 45 at the CBS Broadcast Center, once home to the soap opera "Guiding Light," saw the beginning of a new era at CBS News today, as David Rhodes and Jeff Fager, the ne... [TVNewser]

Liz Dribben, Veteran CBS Radio Producer, Dies - Posted January 21, 2011
Liz Dribben was a pioneering journalist who had ties to New York City. After working at a TV station in her hometown of Buffalo, Dribben made the move to the Big Apple in 1969. Eventually, she was hired by CBS News for their radio division, where she would spend the n... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Liz Dribben, Veteran CBS Radio Producer, Dies - Posted January 21, 2011
Liz Dribben was a pioneering journalist who had ties to New York City. After working at a TV station in her hometown of Buffalo, Dribben made the move to the Big Apple in 1969. Eventually, she was hired by CBS News for their radio division, where she would spend the n... [FishbowlNY]

Oh To Be a Fly On That Wall... - Posted December 15, 2010
From the official Twitter feed for media hangout Michaels Restaurant here in New York City: Yes, "Parker Spitzer" co-host Eliot Spitzer and former "CBS Evening ... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather Memoir Acquired by Grand Central - Posted November 17, 2010
News anchor Dan Rather has signed a book deal with Grand Central Publishing for his memoir. The book will be entitled Summing Up, and is tenta... [GalleyCat]

Dan Rather Memoir Coming in 2012 - Posted November 17, 2010
Our sister blog GalleyCat reports that former "CBS Evening News" anchor Dan Rather has signed a deal with Grand Central Publishing to write a memoir. ... [TVNewser]

The 2011 Front Page Awards - Posted November 5, 2010
FishbowlNY was fortunate enough to be invited as one of Marie Claire magazine's guests to this year's Front Page Awards, presented by The Newswomen's Club of New York, honoring female journalists across a variety of media. The title's editor at large, Abigail Pesta, was among the evening's honorees ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The 2011 Front Page Awards - Posted November 5, 2010
FishbowlNY was fortunate enough to be invited as one of Marie Claire magazine's guests to this year's Front Page Awards, presented by The Newswomen's Club of New York, honoring female journalists across a variety of media. The title's editor at large, Abigail Pesta, was among the evening's honorees ... [FishbowlNY]

Captain Kangaroo Star and CBS Stage Manager James Wall Dies at 92 - Posted October 29, 2010
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Three Evening News Anchors Walk Onto a Plane... - Posted September 14, 2010
Fox News Channel senior VP Michael Clemente is featured in this week's "Frequent Flier" column in the New York Times. The executive, who spent many years at ABC News before joi... [TVNewser]

Media Executives Make The Vanity Fair 100 - Posted September 5, 2010
Vanity Fair has released its Vanity Fair 100 list, which purports to count down the 100 most influential people of the information age. Not surprisingly, plenty of boldface media names make the cut. Among them: #4: News Corp. CEO ... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather on the State of Political Coverage on TV News - Posted September 3, 2010
Former "CBS Evening News" anchor and current host of "Dan Rather Reports" on HDNet Dan Rather visited the Poynter Institute this week, and spoke about the current state of TV new... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather, Lawrence O'Donnell, Aliens - Posted August 14, 2010
A pair of well known TV news personalities make a special appearance in the trailer for the upcoming film Skyline: ... [TVNewser]

Report: More Cuts Coming at CBS News? - Posted July 12, 2010
Forbes' Dirk Smillie reports today that additional layoffs could be coming to CBS News and sooner rather than later: "My understanding is that the cuts are coming this month. I've heard this from the highest level," says one producer. If the cuts are made, it will be the third major round... [TVNewser]

Gwen Ifill Accepts First Amendment Award - Posted June 15, 2010
PBS "Washington Week" moderator and "NewsHour" correspondent Gwen Ifill was honored Monday by Quinnipiac University with the 17th Fred Friendly First Amendment Award at a luncheon in New York. Former recipients of the award include ... [TVNewser]

The Future for Larry King and CNN - Posted May 27, 2010
The NYTimes' Brian Stelter profiles the current state of affairs at 9pm on CNN. 76-year-old Larry King, who celebrates his 25th anniversary at the networ... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather: CNN & CBS 'A Marriage that Makes Sense in Theory' - Posted May 11, 2010
Dan Rather appeared on Julie Menin's "Give and Take" interview show where he discussed, at length, the possi... [TVNewser]

Rather, Colbert, Bloomberg Celebrate Bill Moyers - Posted April 28, 2010
Bill Moyers and his PBS program "Bill Moyers Journal" hit the airwaves for their final broadcast this Friday after almost 40 years after Moyers launched the initial "Journal." New York's THIRTEEN has ... [TVNewser]

Walter Cronkite Reassessed - Posted April 14, 2010
Nine months after his death, the life and work of Walter Cronkite was remembered at the RTDNA conference in Las Vegas this morning. Eight men and women who either worked with, have written about, or are carrying on the legacy of the CBS newsman spoke to a diverse group of past, current... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather Explains 'Watermelon' Remark and How It Went 'Viral' - Posted March 10, 2010
In a blog post this morning, Dan Rather explained his comments from the weekend's "Chris Matthews Show" and the controversy that surrounded... [TVNewser]

Rather Discusses Watermelon Analogy - Posted March 10, 2010
On Sunday, HDNET's Dan Rather appeared on NBC's Chris Matthews' show and used a watermelon analogy. Since then he has encountered reactions he never expected. An excerpt: "I was talking about Obama and health care and I used the ... [FishbowlDC]

'World News America' Live from Cuba - Posted February 25, 2010
Tonight, Matt Frei will anchor "BBC World News America" from Cuba, a rare opportunity for an American based-newscast. TVNewser spoke with "World News America" EP Rome Hartma... [TVNewser]

Check Out Media Beat - Posted February 15, 2010
Our mediabistro.com Media Beat interview series launched in December and we've had great interviews with some big names in media every week since. You can see the full list of interviews here. But we've highlighted a few of our favorites for you to check out: ... [TVNewser]

CBS News Cuts: 'Early Show' Staffers Out, Technology Correspondent Daniel Sieberg Cut - Posted February 2, 2010
CBS Corp. is finishing up a round of cuts of both full time and part time employees at CBS News programs and bureaus across the country. The reduction also includes not filling open positions. Tipsters tell us that staffers in Washington DC, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Miami were all... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather's Appeal Denied|Meredith's Chair Replaces Arbitron CEO|Beckman Says Goodbye|Monetizing Journalists|Does The National Enquirer Deserve A Pulitzer? - Posted January 12, 2010
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Dan Rather's Appeal Denied|Meredith's Chair Replaces Arbitron CEO|Beckman Says Goodbye|Monetizing Journalists|Does The National Enquirer Deserve A Pulitzer? - Posted January 12, 2010
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Dan Rather Appeal Denied by NY Court - Posted January 12, 2010
This morning, Dan Rather's appeal in his lawsuit against CBS was denied by the New York Court of Appeals, effectively ending the process for Rather and his attorney in their case against his former employer. In September, the New York State Supreme Court's Appellate Division ... [TVNewser]

The Simpsons' 20th Anniversary Special - Posted January 11, 2010
Now here's what we've been waiting for our whole lives - Dan Rather and ... [FishbowlLA]

Media Beat: Dan Rather on Dan Rather - Posted December 16, 2009
In part III of this week's Media Beat interview with Dan Rather, TVNewser columnist Gail Shister goes all name association with Rather getting his thoughts on Glenn Beck, Katie Couric and ... [TVNewser]

Media Beat: Dan Rather Spent 'More Than 2 Million' on CBS Lawsuit - Posted December 15, 2009
As our Media Beat interview with Dan Rather continues, the former CBS Newsman opens up about his lawsuit against CBS Corp., and how much of his own money he spent -- more than $2M dollars. And that's a lot coming from a guy who bought the overcoat he was wearing on... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather On Journalism|Mags Go Up In Price|New Yorker Dumps Second Fiction Issue|UMD's Knight Center Closes|Buffett Calls Newspaper Publishers Complacent - Posted December 14, 2009
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Dan Rather On Journalism|Mags Go Up In Price|New Yorker Dumps Second Fiction Issue|UMD's Knight Center Closes|Buffett Calls Newspaper Publishers Complacent - Posted December 14, 2009
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Media Beat: Dan Rather Discusses Change in TV News and Journalism - Posted December 14, 2009
In mediabistro's new weekly video series Media Beat, TVNewser columnist Gail Shister speaks with HDNet's Dan Rather, who'd just returned from his 11th reporting trip to Afghanistan. In the first part (parts II and III will air tomorrow and Wednesday), Rather talks about the changing landscape in broadcast news, where he... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted December 11, 2009
• NBC's Meet the Press: President's Council of Economic Advisers Chair Dr. Christina Romer, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D-MI), former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA) and CNBC's Jim Cramer • CBS' Face the Nation: Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV), Sen. Ben Nelson (D-NE) and Sen.... [FishbowlDC]

NYU Media Professors Discuss Future Of Media By Looking Back - Posted December 4, 2009
Last night, New York University hosted a panel in its continuing "Primary Sources" series focusing on journalism, featuring professors and media commenters Jay Rosen and Clay Shirky. Whi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NYU Media Professors Discuss Future Of Media By Looking Back - Posted December 4, 2009
Last night, New York University hosted a panel in its continuing "Primary Sources" series focusing on journalism, featuring professors and media commenters Jay Rosen and Clay Shirky. Whi... [FishbowlNY]

Dan Rather on What the Comcast-NBCU Deal Might Mean for NBC News - Posted December 1, 2009
Dan Rather was here at mediabistro.com this morning for our Media Beat series. TVNewser's Gail Shister asked Rather what he thought the Comcast-NBCU deal would mean for NBC News: ... [TVNewser]

Flashback: Berlin Wall Network Newscasts from 1989 - Posted November 9, 2009
On the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall, TVNewser takes a look back at the broadcast network newscasts from that day, November 9th, 1989. NBC's Tom Brokaw reports for "Nightly News" from Berlin: ... [TVNewser]

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]

30 Years Later: Ted Koppel on Nightline's Evolution - Posted November 6, 2009
It was the fall of 1979, and Iranian militants had seized the U.S. embassy in Tehran, taking 53 Americans hostage. The late Roone Arledge, then president of ABC News, wanted extended network coverage. "Roone had decided a long time before," ... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather on WH vs. Fox News - Posted October 25, 2009
At a journalism awards luncheon in Texas Saturday, former CBS and current HDNet anchor Dan Rather weighed in on the state of cable news and, specifically, the White House's position on Fox News. The Dallas Morning News' ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted October 16, 2009
• NBC's Meet the Press: Senior White House Advisor Valerie Jarrett, John Podesta, Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT), Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) and Maria Shriver • CBS' Face the Nation: White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) and Sen. John Cornyn (R- • ABC's This Week: White House Senior Advisor... [FishbowlDC]

Dan Rather: 'I Didn't Have an Agenda. I Don't Have an Agenda' - Posted October 1, 2009
Dan Rather is on Fox News Channel right now speaking with Neil Cavuto. It's his first interview since the New York Appellate Division threw out his $70 million lawsuit earlier this week. Said Rather,... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather to Speak with Neil Cavuto - Posted October 1, 2009
Dan Rather will sit with Fox News' Neil Cavuto today for his first interview since his case against CBS was dismissed. The interview will air on Cavuto's 4pmET "Your World" on FNC and his 6pmET "Cavuto" on Fox Busine... [TVNewser]

Talking Digital Publishing On The Menu - Posted September 30, 2009
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Talking Digital Publishing On The Menu - Posted September 30, 2009
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Morning Reading List 09.30.09 - Posted September 30, 2009
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Rather's CBS Suit Dismissed|Gannett Says Thirds Q Results Will Surpass Expectations|Advanstar Restructures|NPR CEO Vivian Schiller - Posted September 29, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rather's CBS Suit Dismissed|Gannett Says Thirds Q Results Will Surpass Expectations|Advanstar Restructures|NPR CEO Vivian Schiller - Posted September 29, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [FishbowlNY]

Rather Case Against CBS Dismissed; Rather's Lawyers to Ask for Review - Posted September 29, 2009
Breaking: The New York State Supreme Court's Appellate Division has thrown out Dan Rather's $70 million lawsuit against his former employer, CBS Corp. "We find the complaint must be dismissed in its entirety," reads the decision. The Appellate court found that the mo... [TVNewser]

Two Years On, Dan Rather Case Back in Court Today - Posted September 21, 2009
Dan Rather's case against CBS Corp. is back in court this afternoon. We're told the 4pmET hearing is a status conference, so Judge Gammerman may not rule on anything. However, some of the issues still outstanding: the deposition from Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone and a motion to dismiss the case. The... [TVNewser]

CBS Trying to Erase Dan Rather? - Posted September 17, 2009
Daily Beast's Lloyd Grove posted an article describing an increasing pettiness between Dan Rather and CBS. In it, he describes the claims that are being "float... [TVNewser]

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]

CableFAX 2009 Program Awards - Posted September 17, 2009
TV industry publisher CableFAX announced its list of "cable's top shows, people, and entertainment icons" at an awards banquet in New York this week. Though the majority of the awards are given for non-news programming, BBC America, HDNET, and CNBC were counted amon... [TVNewser]

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]

Covering Today's Cronkite Memorial - Posted September 9, 2009
Right now, the public memorial for Walter Cronkite is just getting started at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. TVNewser editors Chris and Kevin are on the scene and Tweetin... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Covering Today's Cronkite Memorial - Posted September 9, 2009
Right now, the public memorial for Walter Cronkite is just getting started at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. TVNewser editors Chris and Kevin are on the scene and Tweetin... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Diane Sawyer to Anchor 'World News': 'Another Nail in the Coffin of the Old Boys' Network' - Posted September 3, 2009
Anyone predicting a Diane Sawyer - Katie Couric "cat fight" come January "needs to get a life," says Connie ... [TVNewser]

Kristof And WuDunn Offer Advice On Fostering Change - Posted September 1, 2009
Today mediabistro.com is featuring an interview with New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Kristof And WuDunn Offer Advice On Fostering Change - Posted September 1, 2009
Today mediabistro.com is featuring an interview with New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof... [FishbowlNY]

The Ticker: Newseum, Weddings, Fox Biz Tennis - Posted August 31, 2009
> WaPo reports that the Newseum will host an event entitled "First Draft of History" in October, bringing together media and administration officials on the record. Newsers set to appear include: "Charlie Gibson and Brian ... [TVNewser]

"First Draft of History" Event Announced - Posted August 31, 2009
Invitations for the "First Draft of History," a Newseum event sponsored by The Atlantic and the Aspen Institute are being extended today. The invite-only, all on-the-record event will include interviews and panel discussions with folks like Larry Summers, Janet Napolitano, ... [FishbowlDC]

Bernard Goldberg: "Go To Page 130" - Posted August 25, 2009
TVNewser has learned that tonight on The O'Reilly Factor, Bernard Goldberg will discuss what previously had been a little-mentioned part of a now-famous 2005 report. In focus: a section of the 234-page report by a CBS-commissioned panel looking into the 2004 ... [TVNewser]

Taking Out The Trash - Posted August 17, 2009
• So you think you can dance, Tom Delay? Actually, yes he can, according to someone who knows- ... [FishbowlDC]

MSNBC.com Acquires Hyperlocal Site|FT Plans For Micropayments|Gourmet Launches Foodie TV Show|Kurtz Poo-poos Rather's Presidential Commission Idea - Posted August 17, 2009
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MSNBC.com Acquires Hyperlocal Site|FT Plans For Micropayments|Gourmet Launches Foodie TV Show|Kurtz Poo-poos Rather's Presidential Commission Idea - Posted August 17, 2009
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TVNewser Newsstand: Rather, Imus, O'Reilly... - Posted August 17, 2009
• The LATimes' Matea Gold writes about the high price Dan Rather is paying in his ongoing lawsuit against CBS. Says "60 Minutes" EP Jeff Fager: "It's like he is in some paranoid nightmare where everybody is out to get him. I ... [TVNewser]

Media Rivals Meet|Preliminary Mag Newsstand Sales Numbers Roll In|Another Look At Olbermann-O'Reilly Truce|Dan Rather Calls For Pres Commission On Media - Posted August 10, 2009
TVNewser: Media rivals met at Columbia Un... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Media Rivals Meet|Preliminary Mag Newsstand Sales Numbers Roll In|Another Look At Olbermann-O'Reilly Truce|Dan Rather Calls For Pres Commission On Media - Posted August 10, 2009
TVNewser: Media rivals met at Columbia Un... [FishbowlNY]

Dan Rather on "Perilous State of America's News Media" - Posted August 10, 2009
At a time when our attention has been directed at GE and News Corp. and the alleged agreements between the two and the respective TV news divisions they own, Dan Rather pens an ... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather Sues to Have Execs Reinstated as Defendants - Posted August 4, 2009
Dan Rather has filed a new lawsuit claiming fraud against CBS CEO Les Moonves and former CBS News President Andrew Heyward in order to have them reinstated as defendants in his ... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather Wants Uncle Sam to Want to Save News - Posted July 31, 2009
Dan Rather spoke at the Aspen Institute this week and gave an impassioned "state of the media" speech included a plea to the president find a way to help. "I personally encourage the president to establish a White House commission on public media," the legendary newsman sai... [FishbowlLA]

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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Tweet Your Questions for Dan Rather - Posted July 23, 2009
Tomorrow evening, Dan Rather will appear on "Worldfocus Reporter Roundtable" for an interview with anchor Martin Sa... [TVNewser]

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]

Dan's Day in Court: "A Bad Day for Black Rock" - Posted July 22, 2009
In the case of Dan Rather vs. CBS Corp., after yesterday's hearing, Rather called it a "good day" for his side and "a bad day for Black Rock" - referring to CBS' corporate headquarters. Judge Ira Gammerman ruled that Rather's fraud charge can be restored and that his team can access documents... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather Case Back in Court - Posted July 20, 2009
TVNewser has learned Dan Rather's case against CBS Corp. is back before Judge Gammerman's court tomorrow afternoon. We'll let know more tomorrow morning about what to expect. If you watched the coverage of the death of Walter Cronkite this weekend, you did not see much of Rather on CBS. Rather, who succeeded... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted July 10, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and a roundtable with former adviser to Pres. George W. Bush, Karen Hughes, NBC's Andrea Mitchell, Democratic Strategist Bob Shrum and Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Sad News: Legendary Broadcaster Walter Cronkite Ill - Posted June 19, 2009
Our sister blog TVNewser has some sad news about 92-year-old former broadcaster Walter Cronkite. According to an unnamed source at Cronkite's longtime network CBS... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sad News: Legendary Broadcaster Walter Cronkite Ill - Posted June 19, 2009
Our sister blog TVNewser has some sad news about 92-year-old former broadcaster Walter Cronkite. According to an unnamed source at Cronkite's longtime network CBS... [FishbowlNY]

Walter Cronkite Gravely Ill - Posted June 18, 2009
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist TVNewser has learned legendary CBS newsman Walter Cronkite, 92, who once held the title of "Most Trusted Man in America," is gravely ill, according to multiple CBS News sources. The network began updating his obituary more than a week ago, a source adds. CBS News exe... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather: "The Revolution May Not Be Televised...But It Very Well Could Be Twittered" - Posted June 17, 2009
Several people have weighed in this week on Iran coverage and Twitter's impact. How about Dan Rather? He wrote ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 06.17.09 - Posted June 17, 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]

Josef Adalian Gets Snatched by Sharon Waxman - Posted June 15, 2009
Josef Adalian got a gig over at TheWrap. From their press release: Adalian is currently Editor of industry publication TVWEEK.com and prior to that had been at Variety, covering television there for a decade. Adalian joins TheWrap's top-notch editorial and business team, most recent... [FishbowlLA]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted June 5, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: Programming note: Due to NBC's coverage of the French Open, Meet the Press will not air Sunday, June 7. We will return at our regular time on June 14. CBS' Face the Nation: White House Senior Advisor David Axelrod and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich ABC's This Week: Secretary... [FishbowlDC]

Journalists Pedaling in the Name of Two CBS Newsmen - Posted May 23, 2009
Three years ago, on Memorial Day, CBS News correspondent Kimberly Dozier, her cameraman Paul Douglas (left) and soundman ... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather at Media Relations Summit 2009: "We in the Press Need a Spine Transplant, We Lost Our Backbone" - Posted May 18, 2009
Dan Rather keynoted day one of Bulldog Reporter's Media Relations Summit today in New York, and received a standing ovation. In his keynote, Rather touched on the current state of the news business: "the model of news is to make money, not serve the public interest.... [PRNewser]

Dan Rather on the Daily Show - Posted May 8, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartM - Th 11p / 10c... [FishbowlLA]

Stephanopoulos Talks "Vegas" Night in D.C., Who Will Break His Heart - Posted May 7, 2009
This Week anchor George Stephanopoulos appeared last night on The Daily Show, and talked with Jon Stewart about the White House Correspondents Dinner. "It's literally like, one night it's Vegas, anything goes," said Stewart. In an interesting final question, Stewart asked, "Pick the guy on the Obama team that's going to... [TVNewser]

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]

Life After A Layoff: TVNewsers Navigate A Career Detour - Posted April 29, 2009
Alissa Krinsky TVNewser Contributor "There's life after whatever job you're in now," says former HLN anchor Linda Stouffer. Stouffer was laid off in December after 12 years at the network. She was not alone. Dozens of tvnewsers, on air and off, were let... [TVNewser]

Rather v. CBS Has Its Day in Appellate Court - Posted April 14, 2009
Today's court appearance in the Dan Rather v. CBS case wrapped up late this afternoon. During the hearing, which was before the Appellate Court, arguments were heard from both sides. CBS was appealing Judge Ira Gammerman's decision not to dismiss two remaining claims - Rather's contract dispute and his fiduciary duty to... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 04.14.09 - Posted April 14, 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 85 covering the Obama administration and w... [FishbowlDC]

Rather Case Back in Court Tomorrow - Posted April 13, 2009
Dan Rather's case against CBS, now in its 19th month, is back in court tomorrow. The most recent filings are related to the release of more internal documents in the case going back to the flawed 2004 "60 Minutes II" report on George W. Bush's National Guard service, including those i... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted April 10, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: NPR's "Planet Money" Alex Blumberg and Adam Davidson and a roundtable with The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg, NPR's Michele Norris, Wash... [FishbowlDC]

Jindal in 2012? Maybe Not, Reveals Chris Matthews Show - Posted April 10, 2009
TVNewser has obtained a partial early transcript from this weekend's, "The Chris Matthews Show." Panelist John Heilemann of New York Magazine relayed an interesting "rumor" about Lousiana Gov. Bobby Jindal: I was down in New Orlea... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted April 4, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: General Motors President & CEO Fritz Henderson and a roundtable with former President Bush speechwriter Michael Gerson, CNBC's John Harwood, BBC's Katty Kay, author Joshua Cooper Ramo and former Chief Economist at the US Department of Labor Dr. Bill Rodgers CBS' Face the Nation: Treasury Sec... [FishbowlDC]

Dan Rather Reports: The 100th Episode - Posted March 24, 2009
Dan Rather Reports — which debuted November 14, 2006 — marks a milestone tonight: the program's 100th episode. "Taking this program from a literal start-up," Rather tells TVNewser, "to wha... [TVNewser]

Two Dans (Rather & Abrams) To Keynote Bulldog Reporter Media Conference - Posted March 18, 2009
Dan Rather and Dan Abrams will deliver the two keynote addresses at this year's Bulldog Reporter Media Relations Summit. On Monday, May 18 Rather will deliver an address titled "The Future of the News." The following day Ab... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 02.26.09 - Posted February 26, 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]

The Ticker: Ross, Concorde, Rather... - Posted February 20, 2009
> ABC's Brian Ross, and his team, are on the hunt for Bernie Madoff's billions. The search is leading them to Switzerland and Africa. The report tonight on World News with Charles Gibson.... [TVNewser]

One More Time: Vote For MSNBC's 10pm Host - Posted February 19, 2009
We've written about the potential for a new 10pmET host on MSNBC a few times since MSNBC president Phil Griffin floated the idea last month. The ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Raddatz, Rather, Corrigan... - Posted February 9, 2009
> ABC's Martha Raddatz talks with B&C's Marisa Guthrie about her series on where things stand in Afghanistan, including how the networks cover foreign news: "If your budget for foreign travel is different than it was before," says Raddatz, "you make decisions about what's important. That's what w... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 02.09.09 - Posted February 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 or let us know in the tips box ... [FishbowlDC]

Rather at 10pm? Olbermann Floats the Idea - Posted January 30, 2009
A tipster noted the toss last night between Keith Olbermann and Rachel Maddow, in which Olbermann asked: "Dan Rather tonight? Want to ask him if he's doing anything weeknights at 10?" Maddow replied, "I will, thank you for suggesting that, Keit... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted January 16, 2009
Meet The Press: Rahm Emanuel, Incoming White House Chief of Staff, Tom Brokaw, NBC News, David Brooks, New York Times, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Presidentia... [FishbowlDC]

Rather Asks Himself: "WWMD?" - Posted December 10, 2008
The Columbia Journalism Review's Jesse Sunenblick writes a nearly 5,000-word profile of Dan Rather, looking at where he is now in his professional life and how exactly he got there. R... [TVNewser]

Stahl on Rather Lawsuit: "I Wish Dan Hadn't Taken This Step" - Posted December 8, 2008
Mike Schneider interviews 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl on Bloomberg TV's "Night Talk" tonight at 10pmET. According to an advance transcript of the interview, Stahl opens up about the Dan Rather/CBS lawsuit: It's just killing... [TVNewser]

Josh Howard to Leave CNBC - Posted December 3, 2008
Broadcasting & Cable's Marisa Guthrie reports CNBC VP of long form Josh Howard, is leaving the network. Guthrie reports Howard's three-year contract expires next week and with ... [TVNewser]

David Gregory the Buzz at Business Emmys - Posted December 2, 2008
The event may have been to honor the best in business reporting, but the buzz at the top of the Rock this afternoon was who would be taking over the nation's #1 public affairs show — David Gregory's soon-to-be announced gig as moderator of Meet the Press. Insider... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.02.08 - Posted December 2, 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]

Who's Missing From Rooney's List? - Posted November 24, 2008
TV Week's Michele Greppi writes in this week's "The Insider" about a tvnewser noticeably absent in Andy ... [TVNewser]

Will Conservative List Help Rather's Case? - Posted November 17, 2008
The New York Times' Jacques Steinberg writes about the newest information in the Da... [TVNewser]

Scarborough's "Girlfriend," Hillary, and Obama as "The Best Story" - Posted November 11, 2008
With the election over, journalists and pundits gathered for a "Media & The Presidency" panel at the Rainbow Room in New York last night. Portfolio.com's Jeff Bercovici writes ... [TVNewser]

What If Tucker Carlson Were On That Panel Looking into Rathergate? - Posted November 10, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist George Will says he would never do it. Lou Dobbs calls it "a novel idea" but can't imagine doing it. ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted November 7, 2008
Meet the Press: Obama-Biden transition team co-chair Valerie Jarrett, House Majority Whip James Clyburn, Sen. Mel Martinez (R-FL) and a roundtable with White House historian ... [FishbowlDC]

Was Roger Ailes Considered For CBS Panel? - Posted November 7, 2008
The newest development in the Dan Rather case relates to CBS' independent panel investigation into Rather's 60 Minutes II report on President... [TVNewser]

Rather Case "Hotter Than a Laredo Parking Lot" - Posted November 5, 2008
We're not sure if he pulled out some fresh Ratherisms during campaign coverage on HDNet last night, but today it's all legalese for Dan Rather. A hearing in Rather's case against his former employer got underway at 4pmET in New York. CBS is submitting its response to Rathe... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.31.08 - Posted October 31, 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, 10.22.08 - Posted October 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 media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Selma '65: "TV News Came of Age During That Time" - Posted October 21, 2008
HDNet anchor Dan Rather joined a panel of activists and journalists at the Paley Center for Media to discuss the coming together of the two in 1965. As Rather and the others posed for pictures in the Dan Rather Gallery outside the theater, we caught up with the moderator ... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather: "I Had Believed That They Would Stand Up For Their People And Back Stories. And I Was Wrong" - Posted October 20, 2008
The Times of London's Ariel Leve writes a lengthy profile of former CBS Evening News anchor Da... [TVNewser]

CNN/Time Politics '08: Who's the "Notorious Offender?" - Posted October 14, 2008
Howard Kurtz moderates a media bias/elitist panel with Bill Adair of the St. Pete Times, ... [TVNewser]

FBNY at Day Two of the Time Politics Summit 2008 - Posted October 14, 2008
FBNY is back uptown at the Time Warner Center attending day two of the Time Political Summit 2008. So far today we've listened to Dan Rather talk about his upcoming court case, and... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FBNY at Day Two of the Time Politics Summit 2008 - Posted October 14, 2008
FBNY is back uptown at the Time Warner Center attending day two of the Time Political Summit 2008. So far today we've listened to Dan Rather talk about his upcoming court case, and... [FishbowlNY]

CNN/TIME Politics '08: Media Bias? Say It Ain't So - Posted October 14, 2008
TVNewser is twittering from the "Media: Biased and Elitist?" panel this morning at the CNN/TIME Politics '08 conference. The panel is moderated by Howard Kurtz and features HDNet's Dan Rather, among others: Here's the Twitter feed from earlier: * Rather's end note: "Fe... [TVNewser]

Anderson Cooper, Lewis Black and More at Time Warner - Posted October 13, 2008
TVNewser will be attending, "Politics 2008 — The Media Conference for the Election of the President," co-hosted by Time Magazine and CNN at the Time Warner Center, today and tomorrow (... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.09.08 - Posted October 9, 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]

Rather Case Continues Next Week - Posted October 8, 2008
The judge in Dan Rather's case against CBS made another ruling late yesterday, though not much was decided. Rather's lawyers are now responsible for coming up wi... [TVNewser]

Dan Rather vs. CBS Back in Court - Posted October 7, 2008
There is a 4pmET hearing this afternoon in Dan Rather's case against CBS. Insiders tell us among the topics to be discussed include discovery and scheduling depositions. We'll let you know what happens when the hearing concludes. • Earlier/April '08: Judge Dismisses Core of Dan Rather Suit... • Earl... [TVNewser]

Rather Allowed to Proceed With Some of Lawsuit - Posted September 22, 2008
The judge made a ruling today in Dan Rather's lawsuit against CBS, and the result — some of his suit against his former employer was allowed to move forward. And so it continues. But who won ... [TVNewser]

Judge to Rule on Rather Case Today - Posted September 22, 2008
Breaking: A major development in Dan Rather's lawsuit against his former employer, CBS, will take place today, following Rather's amended complaint from April 22. Judge Ira Gammerman has called... [TVNewser]

60 Minutes Goes HD With Nominees - Posted September 17, 2008
On the 40th anniversary broadcast of 60 Minutes this Sunday, the program is moving to HD, for all field and studio cameras, becoming the first newsmagazine to broadcast entirely in the format. And to mark the occasion, the program will be entirely devoted to interviews with the presidential candidates. Steve Kroft interviews Sen.... [TVNewser]

Continues as Ike Loses Hurricane Status - Posted September 13, 2008
Earlier this afternoon, Hurricane Ike became Tropical Storm Ike, after nine days as a hurricane. The downgrade didn't change the possibility of more damage — or the continued wall-to-wall coverage on the cablers. The New York Times' ... [TVNewser]

Pioneer Shister Inducted Into LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame - Posted August 23, 2008
Proving true one of her slogans: "Shisterhood is Powerful." TVNewser's Gail Shister will be inducted into the LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame this afternoon at the National Lesbian & Gay Journalist... [TVNewser]

Nightly's Live Broadcast From Tiananmen Square - Posted August 11, 2008
Brian Williams anchors Sunday's NBC Nightly news from Beijing. NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams will originate live from Tiananmen Square tonight (Tuesday morning in Beijing), site of the 1989 uprising that led... [TVNewser]

Who Will Play Dan Rather In The Movie Adaptation of "Rathergate?" - Posted July 22, 2008
Another motion picture featuring inside details of a CBS News story could soon hit the big screen. The New York Observer's Felix Gillette reports a producer and screenwriter are at work on th... [TVNewser]

Jamie Kraft Upped at CNN - Posted July 21, 2008
CNN has named Jamie Kraft senior broadcast producer of CNN's American Morning. Kraft has been senior producer of Anderson Cooper 360 for the past three years, where he was responsible for overseeing editorial content for the program. Before joining CNN, Kraft had been with CBS for 13 years, where he was a... [TVNewser]

This Week in Obama/Osama Confusion - Posted July 18, 2008
Is it really that difficult? We understand that as a print medium, we can go and correct errors before they reach the public, whereas on TV, if you make a mistake it's out there. But really? This week there were three cases of Barack Obama/... [TVNewser]

Heyward, Moonves To Be Deposed in Rather Suit - Posted July 17, 2008
The judge in Dan Rather's case against his former employer has ordered CBS to produce several witnesses for depositions including former CBS News president Andrew Heyward and CBS CEO ... [TVNewser]

Breaking: Dan Rather Ruling: Let the Spin Begin! - Posted April 10, 2008
A judge has issued a ruling on CBS's motion to dismiss Dan Rather's $70 million lawsuit. In short, some aspects (and defendants) of the suit were thrown out, but the suit will proce... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 01.10.08 - Posted January 10, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | RADIO | JOBS Weird. Yesterday you thought the Clinton campaign was the le... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 01.07.08 - Posted January 7, 2008
Good morning Washington. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | RADIO | JOBS REVOLVING DOOR Tom Carter is leaving T... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 12.12.07 - Posted December 12, 2007
Good morning Washington. Seven years ago today, Bush v. Gore was decided. And happy birthday Frank Sinatra. (Hat tip: MicCheckRadio) Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: NEWSPAPERS | TV | ONLINE MEDIA | MAGAZINES | ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 11.19.07 - Posted November 19, 2007
Good morning Washington. National Journal reports, "Average time spent consuming news on a typical workday," broken down by type of Washingtonian. The Pew Talk Show Index for November 4-9 ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 11.14.07 - Posted November 14, 2007
Good morning Washington. You find NBC's Green Week theme journalistically troubling. An ABC release announced, "For the week of November 5-9, 'World News with Charles Gibson' won among Households (6.3/12) and tied for first place among the Adult 25-54 rating... [FishbowlDC]

Blog O'Fear: The Rules and Etiquette of Blogging (Featuring Us!) - Posted October 13, 2007
Bless that Liz Danzico for live-blogging this blogging panel while we were talking about blogging. The panel, moderated and concepted by Steve Heller, no stranger to blogs as editor of AIGA Voice, writer for a daily design column in PRINT online, writer for Design Observer and A Brief Message and ... [UnBeige]

When A Kurtz Scoop Isn't A Kurtz Scoop - Posted October 10, 2007
Howie Kurtz got lots of press (read: Drudge) for a snippet in his new book detailing how Dan Rather intended to give a document to the NYTimes if CBS did not run his National Guard story. Problem? New York Press editor David Blum's book had that two years ago, according to Gawker. Kurtz... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.26.07 - Posted September 26, 2007
Good morning Washington. Most of you read newspapers at work. An ABC release announced, "For the just-completed 2006-07 season, ABC's 'World News with Charles Gibson' was the #1 evening newscast among Adults 25-54. This marks ABC's first seasonal demo win si... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.24.07 - Posted September 24, 2007
Good morning Washington. You think Dan Rather has totally lost it. An NBC release announced, "According to national Nielsen Media Research data, 'Meet the Press with Tim Russert' was the top-rated Sunday morning public affairs program,... [FishbowlDC]

Saturday Morning Cartoons: Media Matters - Posted September 22, 2007
Tim Rutten is at the peak of his form today, castigating Dan Rather for being a buck passing whiner. Okay, Rutten put it more eloquently, but that's the gist. LAT. Mary McNamara criti... [FishbowlLA]

Sundown on Sunset: Atonement Edition - Posted September 21, 2007
Yom Kippur fun: Jewmongous Mary Mapes is pretty eloquent in her defense of Dan Rather, considering (a) he ... [FishbowlLA]

That Takes... Courage - Posted July 18, 2007
CBS needs to keep a closer eye on one of their web sites. In researching Dan Rather before covering him at the taping of his weekly news show on HDNet, our reporter noticed something interesting on the CBS media relations site. Rather, who parted company with CBS 13 months ago, is... [TVNewser]

Word Play: Rather Stays Above The "Tart" - Posted July 18, 2007
This afternoon, in a taping of his weekly HDNet news show at the University of Pennsylvania, Dan Rather sat down with legendary newsman Ted Koppel. The two talked about the current state and future of news: on TV and online. During the taping, Rather used a variation of the phrase... [TVNewser]

PBS Leads The Way with 22 Emmy Noms - Posted July 17, 2007
Nominations for the 28th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were announced this morning. Docu-heavy PBS leads all broadcasters with 22 nominations. CBS grabbed 19, ABC has 15, and NBC picks up 14. As for the cablers: CNN has six nominations. Discovery communications (including Discovery, DiscoveryHD and Animal Planet) picked... [TVNewser]

Former CBS Newser on Couric: "Just Not Comfortable To Watch" - Posted July 16, 2007
Mary Mapes, the fired CBS News producer, phoned in to Morning Joe on MSNBC to give her thoughts on her former employer and on Katie Couric."That is a tough place to work and the people who have survived it, have really been savvy," she said.... [TVNewser]

Les Moonves' Brother Leads World Series Of Poker With $570K - Posted July 12, 2007
David Cross We don't find ourselves reading poker blogs too often — in fact, never — but a tipster pointed us to this paragraph, buried in a long post on ESPN's poker blog, and it caught our eye: One last note about yesterday's play: The chip ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Les Moonves' Brother Leads World Series Of Poker With $570K - Posted July 12, 2007
David Cross We don't find ourselves reading poker blogs too often — in fact, never — but a tipster pointed us to this paragraph, buried in a long post on ESPN's poker blog, and it caught our eye: One last note about yesterday's play: The chip ... [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]

CNBC To Re-Air Auletta-Moonves 'Sexist' Interview - Posted June 15, 2007
Does 'tart' imply female? Not sure how relevant the discussion will look six days later, but CNBC plans to run Ken Auletta's Tuesday breakfast interview with CBS chief Les Moonves — during which Moonves called Dan Rather... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CNBC To Re-Air Auletta-Moonves 'Sexist' Interview - Posted June 15, 2007
Does 'tart' imply female? Not sure how relevant the discussion will look six days later, but CNBC plans to run Ken Auletta's Tuesday breakfast interview with CBS chief Les Moonves — during which Moonves called Dan Rather... [FishbowlNY]

Radio & TV Women Blast Dan Rather: Now It's Personal - Posted June 14, 2007
The Virginia-based association American Women in Radio and Television is weighing in on the Dan Rather-Les Moonves feud concerning the former's remarks about Katie Couric's CBS Evening News, specifically the "d... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Radio & TV Women Blast Dan Rather: Now It's Personal - Posted June 14, 2007
The Virginia-based association American Women in Radio and Television is weighing in on the Dan Rather-Les Moonves feud concerning the former's remarks about Katie Couric's CBS Evening News, specifically the "d... [FishbowlNY]

Rather-Moonves: War Of Words - Posted June 12, 2007
Some juicy Dan Rather-Les Moonves point-counterpoint action — if you're into that sort of thing. First up, Rather, on Katie Couric and the CBS Evening News: "You know, she tried to change networks, which is always difficult and ch... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rather-Moonves: War Of Words - Posted June 12, 2007
Some juicy Dan Rather-Les Moonves point-counterpoint action — if you're into that sort of thing. First up, Rather, on Katie Couric and the CBS Evening News: "You know, she tried to change networks, which is always difficult and ch... [FishbowlNY]

FBNY @ SXSW: 'I Was There Through The Dotcom Holocaust' - Posted March 15, 2007
FishbowlNY is filing this week from South By Southwest, the annual interactive, film and music media festival melt in Austin, Texas. Good roundup of quotes from the interactive portion of South By Sout... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FBNY @ SXSW: 'I Was There Through The Dotcom Holocaust' - Posted March 15, 2007
FishbowlNY is filing this week from South By Southwest, the annual interactive, film and music media festival melt in Austin, Texas. Good roundup of quotes from the interactive portion of South By Sout... [FishbowlNY]

More "News War" Tonight - Posted February 27, 2007
From the release: Correspondent Lowell Bergman continues his look at the news business in Part III of "News War" this Tuesday night. Bergman and producer Stephen Talbot are asking a question that is on the minds of many of us in the business: what's happening to the news? And there is no... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out The Trash, 02.01.07 - Posted February 1, 2007
Seems PR professionals are the best lovers, and one reader tells us why: "It goes without saying that PR people are better lovers. We are adaptable, we have mastered the art of addressing multiple needs at once, we are adventurious, curious, and generally enthusiastic and high-energy individuals. Really...everyone should want to... [FishbowlDC]

Separated At Birth: Howard Kurtz - Posted January 4, 2007
Washington Post's Howard Kurtz is this week's Separated at Birth. According to MyHeritage.com's nifty face recognition database: Kurtz... ...looks like Joe Rogan? Dan Rather? ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted December 29, 2006
"Meet The Press": Tom Brokaw, Bob Woodward and Michael Beschloss, E.J. Dionne, Kate O'Beirne, Eugene Robinson and William Safire. "The Chris Matthews Show": HD Net's Dan Rather, Chicago Tribune's Clarence Page, BBC's Katty Kay and MSNBC's Norah O'Donnell. Face The Nation: Gen. Alexander Haig, Washington Post's Ben Bradlee... [FishbowlDC]

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