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POLITICO Magazine Previews Why Charles Lewis Left '60 Minutes' - Posted June 30, 2014
Sunday night, POLITICO Magazine published "Why I Left 60 Minutes," select passages from the founder of the Center for Public Integrity Charles Lewis's book 935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America's Moral Integrity... [FishbowlDC]

'Why can't you put Marilyn Monroe in the same broadcast as an interview with the president' - Posted September 26, 2013
On Tuesday "60 Minutes" celebrated its 45th birthday. The show debuted on CBS Tuesday, Sept. 24, 1968. Its success over the years brought on many imitators and even led Rupert Murdoch to once inquire ... [TVNewser]

What do Supreme Court Justices, Popes and Andy Rooney Have In Common? - Posted June 21, 2010
Andy Rooney will work until he drops dead. Deal with it. "How long am I going to work? How long am I going to live? That's the question," says the irascible Rooney, who turns 92 in January. "I will work until I drop, or until I lose my head. Until somebody tells... [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]

Attorney Ron Konecky Passes Away - Posted June 10, 2010
Konecky and wife, Isobel, at a 2007 eventRon Konecky, the New York attorney who represented some of the biggest names in television news, passed away this ... [TVNewser]

Andy Rooney On Turning 91 and 'The Single Luckiest Thing That Ever Happened To Me' - Posted January 14, 2010
Andy Rooney — who turns 91 today — is in demand these days. Rooney, a Colgate University alum, will be honored at a February 9 alumni "Tribute and Toast" in New York City. Expected attendees include fellow 'Gate grads such as 60 Minutes EP ... [TVNewser]

FishbowlNY's 2009 Lists: In Memoriam - Posted December 28, 2009
Our favorite part of any award show is the memorial montage commemorating the lives of all those who passed away in the past year. While this year's headlines were populated by the tragic deaths of celebrities and other bold-faced names -- from Michael Jackson and ... [Fishbowl NY]

FishbowlNY's 2009 Lists: In Memoriam - Posted December 28, 2009
Our favorite part of any award show is the memorial montage commemorating the lives of all those who passed away in the past year. While this year's headlines were populated by the tragic deaths of celebrities and other bold-faced names -- from Michael Jackson and ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 10.20.09 - Posted October 20, 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 m... [FishbowlDC]

Safer, Sawyer, Gibson, O'Reilly Turn Out to Remember Don Hewitt - Posted October 19, 2009
This morning the Rose Hall at the Time Warner Center was packed with friends and colleagues of legendary CBS Newsman Don Hewitt, who died in August. In attendance, Hewitt's "60 Minutes" correspondent corps including ... [TVNewser]

Updates from Hewitt Memorial - Posted October 19, 2009
•TVNewser is tweeting updates today from the memorial tribute to legendary CBS News producer Don Hewitt. After the jump, you can read our feed. new TWTR.Wi... [TVNewser]

CBS News Plans Don Hewitt Tribute - Posted October 8, 2009
CBS News has announced it is planning a tribute to legendary CBS News producer and creator of "60 Minutes" Don Hewitt who died in August. The event will be held Monday, Oct. 19 at New York's Frederick P. Rose Hall in the Time Warner Center. ... [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]

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]

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]

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]

Morning Reading List 08.24.09 - Posted August 24, 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]

Morning Reading List 08.21.09 - Posted August 21, 2009
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan=�... [FishbowlDC]

Don Hewitt: Quotes from the 'Kid' - Posted August 21, 2009
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Don Hewitt was every reporter's dream — a veritable quote machine. The irrepressible "60 Minutes" creator, who lost his battle against pancreatic cancer Wednesday at age 86, had absolute opinions about absolutely every... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 08.20.09 - Posted August 20, 2009
The Daily Show With Jon StewartMon - Thurs 11p / 10c<td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspa... [FishbowlDC]

Remembering Don Hewitt|YouTube Partners With Time Warner|MySpace Confirms iLike Buy|Papers Form Sports Content Sharing Network|BusinessWeek Buy Update - Posted August 19, 2009
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Remembering Don Hewitt|YouTube Partners With Time Warner|MySpace Confirms iLike Buy|Papers Form Sports Content Sharing Network|BusinessWeek Buy Update - Posted August 19, 2009
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Sunday's "60 Minutes" to be a Tribute to Don Hewitt - Posted August 19, 2009
CBS News has announced that this Sunday "60 Minutes" will devote its entire hour to the news magazine's creator and former executive producer, Don Hewitt, who passed away this morning. The "60 M... [TVNewser]

TV Journalist Don Hewitt Has Died - Posted August 19, 2009
Legendary television journalist and author Don Hewitt passed away today. Hewitt spent his entire life in the television news business: covering the first televised political conventions, the 1960 presidential debates between Kennedy and Nixon, and most importantly, created the long-running news pro... [GalleyCat]

August Has Been Good for Newsmagazines - Posted August 19, 2009
On the day the TV news world lost a visionary creator of the genre, there is news about the strong ratings for several broadcast newsmagazines. In addition to "60 Minutes," the show the late Don Hewitt created, CBS' "48 Hours," and NBC's "Dateline" are putting up strong August numbers. Friday's two hour... [TVNewser]

Remembering Don Hewitt: "Don was Among the First to Realize: Television without Context Amounts to Pictures with Noise" - Posted August 19, 2009
Statements from TV news executives on the death of Don Hewitt: • CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves:"In the history of journalism, there have been few who were as creative, dynamic and versatile as Don Hewitt. The depth and breadth of his accomplishments ... [TVNewser]

"60 Minutes" Creator Don Hewitt Dies - Posted August 19, 2009
The summer of death rolls on, this time claiming the life of legendary CBS News producer and "60 Minutes" creator Don Hewitt, who reportedly died this morning. Hewitt, who was 86, was diagno... [Fishbowl NY]

"60 Minutes" Creator Don Hewitt Dies - Posted August 19, 2009
The summer of death rolls on, this time claiming the life of legendary CBS News producer and "60 Minutes" creator Don Hewitt, who reportedly died this morning. Hewitt, who was 86, was diagno... [FishbowlNY]

Don Hewitt 1922-2009 - Posted August 19, 2009
Legendary CBS News producer and "60 Minutes" creator Don Hewitt died this morning. Hewitt was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer earlier this year. CBS News has this... [FishbowlDC]

Don Hewitt - 1922-2009 - Posted August 19, 2009
Don Hewitt, the legendary CBS News producer and creator of "60 Minutes," has died. Sources inside CBS News tell us Hewitt died this morning, but did not have any further information. Hewitt, 86, was last ... [TVNewser]

60 Minutes Creator Don Hewitt is Dead at 86 - Posted August 19, 2009
Don Hewitt was diagnosed with cancer in March of this year. He passed away this morning. Go to CBS news here. TVNewser here. ... [FishbowlLA]

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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CBS Statements On The Death Of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 19, 2009
Katie Couric, anchor and managing editor, CBS Evening News, correspondent, 60 Minutes: "When I think of Walter Cronkite, I think of his high journalism standards, integrity - but most of all his humanity. I think he was so trusted because he exhibited a sense of purpose and compassion, night after night.... [FishbowlDC]

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]

'That's the Way it Was: Remembering Walter Cronkite' to Air Sunday on CBS - Posted July 17, 2009
CBS will preempt 60 Minutes this Sunday for a special on the life of Walter Cronkite, who died earlier this evening in New York. Some of the biggest names in politics, news and entertainment - including Pres. Barack Obama, CBS News colleagues Mike Wallace... [TVNewser]

CBS Statements on the Death of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 17, 2009
• Sean McManus, President, CBS News and Sports: "It is impossible to imagine CBS News, journalism or indeed America without Walter Cronkite. More than just the best and most trusted anchor in history, he guided America through our crises, tragedies and also our victories and greatest moments. No matter what the news... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 04.22.09 - Posted April 22, 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 93 covering the Obama administration and ... [FishbowlDC]

60 Minutes Creator Don Hewitt Hospitalized - Posted March 18, 2009
Don Hewitt has been hospitalized with pancreatic cancer, reports Liz Smith on... [TVNewser]

60 Minutes' Success, 40 Years Later - Posted March 17, 2009
In the current issue of Newsweek, Matthew Philips talks to both the current and former EP of 60 Minutes' about the shows success over the past 40 years. "It took off like a big-assed bird," says ... [TVNewser]

Taking Out the Trash - Posted February 26, 2009
What we almost missed today... Secretary of Defense Robert Gates announced today that for the first time in American history the families of fallen military officers would have a choice in whether or not the media could photograph flag-draped caskets. The lifted ban was put in place in 1991 by President George... [FishbowlDC]

60 Minutes Creator Toying With 'HewTube' Idea - Posted February 23, 2007
It's what those kids and their "Internets" love. Don Hewitt, the legendary 84-year-old 60 Minutes creator, is calling on students from NYU and elsewhere to submit videos for a yet-to-be-titled online newsmagazine project the legendary is plotting. Hewitt pitched his idea to a group of film students at NYU yesterday, according to ... [Fishbowl NY]

60 Minutes Creator Toying With 'HewTube' Idea - Posted February 23, 2007
It's what those kids and their "Internets" love. Don Hewitt, the legendary 84-year-old 60 Minutes creator, is calling on students from NYU and elsewhere to submit videos for a yet-to-be-titled online newsmagazine project the legendary is plotting. Hewitt pitched his idea to a group of film students at NYU yesterday, according to ... [FishbowlNY]

Roger Ailes To Be Honored For His Contributions To Press Freedom, First Amendment - Posted January 10, 2007
Well, here's some news the left-wing media will have a field day with. The Radio and Television News Directors Foundation is set to honor Fox News chief Roger Ailes along with Philip Balboni of New England Cable News and a pair of journalists — Kimberly Dozier of CBS News and ... [Fishbowl NY]

Roger Ailes To Be Honored For His Contributions To Press Freedom, First Amendment - Posted January 10, 2007
Well, here's some news the left-wing media will have a field day with. The Radio and Television News Directors Foundation is set to honor Fox News chief Roger Ailes along with Philip Balboni of New England Cable News and a pair of journalists — Kimberly Dozier of CBS News and ... [FishbowlNY]

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