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Newsers, Family Gather to Toast John Palmer Memoir - Posted October 24, 2014
[caption id="attachment_243428" align="alignleft" width="300"] Tom Brokaw, Nancy Doyle Palmer, Brian Williams. (photo: Francine Daveta)[/caption] Brian Williams, ... [TVNewser]

The Saturday Ticker: Coast, Flight, Launch - Posted July 12, 2014
"CBS Sunday Morning" heads to the coast for its annual summer-at-the-shore edition tomorrow. Lee Cowan anchors the broadcast from the former home of Katharine Hepburn in Old Saybrook, Conn. Tuesday night, CNN airs the special report "Witnessed: The Crash of TWA Flight 800" which reconstructs the events that unfolded over Long Island... [TVNewser]

CBS This Morning Hangs with Robert Evans - Posted November 15, 2013
Holy smokes. To spice up a report wrapped around a recent visit to the hallowed Beverly Hills home and Paramount Studios office of Robert Evans, Lee Cowan's producers dug up some old footage of Edward R. Murrow interviewing the young, dashing actor. That alone makes this morning's report a must-watch for... [morningmedianewsfeed]

CBS This Morning Hangs with Robert Evans - Posted November 15, 2013
Holy smokes. To spice up a report wrapped around a recent visit to the hallowed Beverly Hills home and Paramount Studios office of Robert Evans, Lee Cowan's producers dug up some old footage of Edward R. Murrow interviewing the young, dashing actor. That alone makes this morning's report a must-watch for... [FishbowlNY]

John Palmer Has Died - Posted August 3, 2013
Longtime NBC News correspondent and anchor John Palmer has died at the age of 77 after a "short, sudden illness", the network reported tonight. Calling Palmer a "dear colleague and friend", NBC Nightly News weekend anchor ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

John Palmer Has Died - Posted August 3, 2013
Longtime NBC News correspondent and anchor John Palmer has died at the age of 77 after a "short, sudden illness", the network reported tonight. Calling Palmer a "dear colleague and friend", NBC Nightly News weekend anchor ... [FishbowlNY]

An Iraqi Camera Operator For CBS News Finds a New Home In Pennsylvania - Posted July 8, 2013
An Iraqi camera operator, who freelanced for CBS News during the most violent days of the war in Iraq earlier this decade, has found a new home in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. CBS News correspondent Lee Cowan worked with the man, Atheer Hameed, in Baghdad. Cowan caught up with Hameed in his new... [TVNewser]

Like Morning and Evening Counterparts, 'CBS Sunday Morning' Also Adding Viewers - Posted June 8, 2013
The stalwart "CBS Sunday Morning," which has long led broadcast ratings on Sunday morni... [TVNewser]

The Saturday Ticker: Engel, 'Celebrity Rehab,' Michelle Obama - Posted May 4, 2013
NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel will give the keynote speech at the Newseum's Journalist Memorial Rededication Ceremony on May 13. Engel and his production crew were kidnapped and held captive for five days in Syria last year. At the ceremony, ... [TVNewser]

CBS This Morning Sizes Media Footprint of 'Meatball the Bear' - Posted October 19, 2012
Have SoCal bear sightings risen to the media-frenzy level of SoCal car chases? That's what a California Department of Fish and Game official told reporter Lee Cowan in a report aired today on CBS This Morning. ... [FishbowlLA]

Wedding Bells for Cowan and Palmer - Posted April 21, 2012
CBS News correspondent Lee Cowan and NBC News producer Molly Palmer now officially are husband and wife. After getting hitched last Saturday in Washington, DC, th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Wedding Bells for Cowan and Palmer - Posted April 21, 2012
CBS News correspondent Lee Cowan and NBC News producer Molly Palmer now officially are husband and wife. After getting hitched last Saturday in Washington, DC, th... [FishbowlNY]

Wedding Bells for Cowan and Palmer - Posted April 21, 2012
CBS News correspondent Lee Cowan and NBC News producer Molly Palmer now officially are husband and wife. After getting hitched last Saturday in Washington, DC, th... [FishbowlLA]

Wedding Bells for Cowan and Palmer - Posted April 21, 2012
CBS News correspondent Lee Cowan and NBC News producer Molly Palmer now officially are husband and wife. After getting hitched last Saturday in Washington, DC, th... [TVNewser]

'CBS Sunday Morning' Draws Largest Audience in 5+ Years - Posted November 10, 2011
Last weekend, "CBS Sunday Morning" had its largest audience in more than five years. The show drew 5.62 million viewers -- its largest audience since February 19, 2006 and better than last week's average of the Monday-Friday morning shows "Today," (5.32M) "Good Morning America," (4.79M) and "The Early Show" (2.51M). "Su... [TVNewser]

Revolving Door: Occupy Wall Street in the News, 'WSJ Europe' in Hot Water, and More - Posted October 13, 2011
[caption id="attachment_28703" align="alignleft" width="345" caption="Photo: Reuters"][/caption] Pew Research Center data shows that coverage of Occupy Wall Street has reached early Tea Party levels. ... [AgencySpy]

Revolving Door: Occupy Wall Street in the News, 'WSJ Europe' in Hot Water, and More - Posted October 13, 2011
[caption id="attachment_28703" align="alignleft" width="345" caption="Photo: Reuters"][/caption] Pew Research Center data shows that coverage of Occupy Wall Street has reached early Tea Party levels. ... [PRNewser]

TV News crews in Japan on the move with radiation fears mounting - Posted March 15, 2011
With dozens of U.S. TV news journalists now on the ground in Japan, the bosses back home are becoming increasingly concerned about the potential for radiation poisoning due to the deteriorating conditions at t... [TVNewser]

Who the networks are sending to Japan - Posted March 11, 2011
Christiane Amanpour is among the network anchors packing their bags and heading for Japan. Amanpour will host "This Week" from Tokyo on Sunday, the only Sunday show host to d... [TVNewser]

How The Evening Newscasts Covered the Tea Parties - Posted April 15, 2009
• NBC Nightly News led with two stories on tax day. Lee Cowan reported on the tea parties while Savannah Guthrie reported on the White House message of middle class tax cuts. In his open, Brian Williams said the tea parties were, "organiz... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: FBN, NBC, SOTU... - Posted February 26, 2009
> OK! Magazine asks "Real Housewife of New York" Jill Zarin how to meet rich men: "The Waldorf-Astoria shoots a Fox News show at 5:00 every day, at the Bull and Bear. All these really successful financial experts come in and it's a live show." That would be the FBN show,... [TVNewser]

Richard Engel to the White House? - Posted December 17, 2008
TVNewser hears NBC's chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel may be headed to the White House for the network. Engel has been with NBC since just after the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003. He's reported extensively on the war and has also served as Beirut bureau chief a... [TVNewser]

Who's Covering the Obama White House? - Posted December 10, 2008
With David Gregory's promotion to "Meet the Press", NBC needs to fill the senior White House correspondent role for the network. ABC named Jake Tapper as chief White House correspondent the day after the election... [TVNewser]

With Race Nearly Over, Gregory's Show Gets New Name - Posted November 3, 2008
First on TVNewser: Insiders tell us that as of Wednesday, David Gregory's 6pmET program, "Race for the White House" will be known as "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue." How Gregory will continue to anchor a 6pm show and be NBC's Chief White House correspondent,... [TVNewser]

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

NBC's Gustav Plans: Brian Williams to the Gulf, Tom Brokaw at the RNC - Posted August 31, 2008
This time, no one is taking any chances. With the potential of being as severe or even worse than Hurricane Katrina three years ago, Hurricane Gustav is challenging network executives like no story in recent memory. Just like RNC planners, themselves facing a scaled back gathering, news executives, too, have been huddled... [TVNewser]

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

It's Getting Hot in D.C. - Posted August 7, 2008
Over on brother blog FishbowlDC, the annual Hottest Media Types contest is just getting started. With nearly 100,000 votes already cast, the competition is heating up. T... [TVNewser]

McCain Spreads The Love - Posted July 22, 2008
As the mainstream media globetrots with Sen. Barack Obama (except for that ... [TVNewser]

Did You Make Obama's Cut? - Posted July 21, 2008
There are so many journalists eager to join Sen. Barack Obama on his European trip that the campaign simply can't accommodate all of them on the plane. Lynn Sweet blogged a few days back: ... [FishbowlDC]

Williams Addresses Cowan's Comments - Posted January 9, 2008
Brian Williams took to his Daily Nightly blog to address the story sparked by FishbowlDC's post yesterday about remarks made by NBC's Lee Cowan, who said that it's "hard to remain objective covering" Sen. Barack Obama. Says Williams: I see from a tour of the web that... [FishbowlDC]

Journo Love for Obama - Posted January 8, 2008
NBC's Brian Williams took to MSNBC today at noon and had this to say: WILLIAMS: I interviewed Lee Cowan, our reporter who covers Obama, while we were out yesterday and posted the interview on the web. Lee says it's hard to stay objective covering this guy. Courageous for Lee to say, to... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Cowan, Bancrofts & GE - Posted July 23, 2007
>A week after having already reported for the Today Show, Nightly News and MSNBC, NBC made it official this morning: "Lee Cowan has been named NBC News correspondent, effective immediately." Cowan, who comes to NBC from CBS, will be based in Chicago. >Richard Perez-Pena writes about the "stark choices" facing the Ban... [TVNewser]

Windy City Shifts? - Posted July 20, 2007
TVNewser tipsters tells us Dean Reynolds is leaving ABC and is on his way to CBS. Reynolds is based in ABC's Chicago bureau which, along with the Atlanta bureau, saw cuts this week. Former CBS correspondent Lee Cowan began ap... [TVNewser]

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