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Morning Media Newsfeed: WH Probes CIA Press Leak | Katz, Lenfest Win Inquirer Bidding | New Abramson/NYT Details - Posted May 28, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: WH Probes CIA Press Leak | Katz, Lenfest Win Inquirer Bidding | New Abramson/NYT Details - Posted May 28, 2014
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Six of 10 Highest Paid CEOs are in Media - Posted May 27, 2014
The AP and Equilar are out with the top 50 highest paid CEOs list. And it's quite possible you work for one of their companies, as six of the top 10 head media conglomerates, including: 2. ... [TVNewser]

Broadcasters Developing Contingency Plans in Case of an Aereo Supreme Court Victory - Posted April 15, 2014
Although Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia has said there is no plan B for the streaming television service in the event of a Supreme Court loss, the ... [SocialTimes.com]

Broadcasters Developing Contingency Plans in Case of an Aereo Supreme Court Victory - Posted April 15, 2014
Although Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia has said there is no plan B for the streaming television service in the event of a Supreme Court loss, the ... [TVSpy]

Morning Media Newsfeed: NYT Sued | Layoffs at AJAM | Turner's Koonin Exits for NBA - Posted April 14, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: NYT Sued | Layoffs at AJAM | Turner's Koonin Exits for NBA - Posted April 14, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

Moonves Says CBS Could Go All-Internet If Aereo Wins - Posted March 11, 2014
With the Supreme Court set to hear arguments in the Aereo vs. American Broadcasters case next month, top executives are weighing in on how broadcast networks could transform if the Court rules in favor of Aereo, ... [TVSpy]

CBS News Accused Of Anti-Semitism At Shareholder Meeting - Posted May 25, 2013
Another shareholder meeting, another protest. Following in the footsteps of Disney and ... [TVNewser]

CBS Launches New iOS App That Streams Full TV Show Episodes - Posted March 14, 2013
CBS has introduced a new iOS app that lets users stream full episodes of its television shows. Using the app, users can watch select CBS shows including: Catch NCIS, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, H... [Inside Mobile Apps]

Scott Pelley on Pre-Super Bowl Presidential Interview: 'I would be surprised if they didn't take advantage of this remarkable opportunity' - Posted January 8, 2013
CBS is going big for this year's Super Bowl in New Orleans February 3. As we have previously reported, every unit of the company will be represente... [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]

CBS Station Revenue up 2% as Company Reports 80% Profit Increase Thanks to Retrans Fees - Posted May 1, 2012
As CBS stations saw a slight increase in revenue for 2012's first quarter, the company drew huge profits during the period thanks in part to an increase in revenue from carriage agreements. CBS today reported an 80% increase in profit for the first quarter, which ... [TVSpy]

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]

Mike Wallace Dies at 93 - Posted April 8, 2012
Legendary CBS Newsman Mike Wallace has died at the age of 93. Wallace was a staple on CBS for a half century, and was most well-known for his reports on the newsmagazine "60 Minutes," for which he served as a correspondent. Wallace was one of the original correspondents on ... [TVNewser]

Media Moguls Don't Want to Tweet with Rupert Murdoch - Posted January 9, 2012
When Rupert Murdoch joined Twitter, there was a lot of talk about what he was going to say. Then, when he started tweeting, we all found ... [Fishbowl NY]

Media Moguls Don't Want to Tweet with Rupert Murdoch - Posted January 9, 2012
When Rupert Murdoch joined Twitter, there was a lot of talk about what he was going to say. Then, when he started tweeting, we all found ... [FishbowlNY]

CBS News Remembers Andy Rooney: 'The Oracle of West 57th St... Apparently, God needed a writer' - Posted November 5, 2011
Words of condolence following the passing of Andy Rooney, from his CBS colleagues. Leslie Moon... [TVNewser]

David Rhodes, Erin Burnett on Fortune's '40 Under 40' List - Posted October 20, 2011
37-year-old CBS News President David Rhodes and 35-year-old CNN anchor Erin Burnett have made Fortune's annual ... [TVNewser]

CEO Pay Increases 11 Percent - Posted May 9, 2011
The rich keep getting richer. And richer, and richer and richer. The Wall Street Journal reports today that executives at the biggest companies in the United States saw their wallets get fatter by an average of 11 percent. The highest paid C... [Fishbowl NY]

CEO Pay Increases 11 Percent - Posted May 9, 2011
The rich keep getting richer. And richer, and richer and richer. The Wall Street Journal reports today that executives at the biggest companies in the United States saw their wallets get fatter by an average of 11 percent. The highest paid C... [FishbowlNY]

With CBS News Facing Transformation, CBS CEO Sees $57.7 Million Payday - Posted April 18, 2011
CBS News has a new leadership team, and its evening news anchor Katie Couric may or not be a part of the organization once her contract expires in June. But while CBS News is facing fundamental challenges in the face of a new economic climat... [TVNewser]

CBS Interactive Acquires Clicker Media, Along with a Successor to Neil Ashe: Jim Lanzone - Posted March 4, 2011
CBS Interactive clicked on acquire and reached an agreement to buy Internet TV guide ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Cable News Young Gun Gets Shot at Tiffany Network - Posted February 21, 2011
CBS News' brand-new management team doesn't officially take over until tomorrow, but it's already earning high marks from former division president Andrew Heyward. "It's a really creative, innovative way to structure top management," says Heyward, a consultant to media companies. "I give Leslie [Leslie Moonves, president an... [TVNewser]

CBS Local Revenue Up 21% in Fourth Quarter - Posted February 17, 2011
CBS announced its fourth quarter earnings on Wednesday and the company saw a 21% increase in local broadcasting revenue for the period. The revenue increase was due primarily to growth in advertising sales. Advertising revenue increa... [TVSpy]

Changes Atop CBS News: Sean McManus Leaves Post as David Rhodes Becomes President - Posted February 8, 2011
There's a new management team at CBS News. Sean McManus, the president of CBS News and Sports, will become chairman of CBS Sports. Jeff Fager, the executive producer of "60 Minutes," ha... [TVSpy]

Joe Torre, Joan Collins and a Mogul Mashup - Posted November 10, 2010
-- DIANE CLEHANE I knew I was in for an interesting afternoon when I saw '80s icon Joan Collins and former Yankee skipper Joe Torre... [Fishbowl NY]

Joe Torre, Joan Collins and a Mogul Mashup - Posted November 10, 2010
-- DIANE CLEHANE I knew I was in for an interesting afternoon when I saw '80s icon Joan Collins and former Yankee skipper Joe Torre... [FishbowlNY]

CBS Sports' LeslieAnne Wade Going Independent - Posted October 28, 2010
The top PR executive for CBS Sports, LeslieAnne Wade, is leaving the company to start her own media strategy and public relations firm, the network says. Wade's first client will be CBS Sports, where she will be "closely involved in the overall media relations effort around... [SportsNewser]

CBS CEO Leslie Moonves to Wife Julie Chen: 'If [The Talk] Doesn't Work, I'll Cancel You' - Posted October 19, 2010
Talk about a straight shooter. Yesterday, CBS premiered "The Talk" its daytime talk show featuring a panel of moms. The show's host is former "Early Show" anchor ... [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]

CBS, Comcast Cut 10-Year Retrans Deal - Posted August 2, 2010
CBS and Comcast have inked a 10-year retransmission consent agreement. The deal includes expanded distribution for CBS College Sports Network, carriage of The Smithsonian Channel and the full suite of Showtime Networks, as well as--most significantly-- new retransmission consent fees for the CBS television stations. Terms of the agreement were not ... [TVNewser]

CBS Chairman Redstone Does Not Like Leakers - Posted July 20, 2010
CBS and Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone is back in the news today, for all the wrong reasons. Redstone left a long voicemail message on the answering machine of The Daily Beast's Peter Lauria, asking for Lauria to give up... [TVNewser]

Cable Bosses Talk 'TV Everywhere' At Cable Show - Posted May 12, 2010
Heavy hitters from the television world, including Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and CBS CEO Leslie Moonves talked "TV Everywhere" during a panel discussion at the 2010 Cable Show in Los Angeles. Broadcasting & ... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Was CBS Corp.'s Les Moonves Overpaid? - Posted May 6, 2010
In a study for Bloomberg News, pay expert Graef Crystal looked at the compensation of 271 CEOs and found the average slipped 4.7% last year to $9.95 million, with extremes ranging from $43.2 million for CBS Corp.'s Leslie Moonves to $245,322 for Google Inc.'s ... [TVNewser]

Second Rather Lawsuit Dismissed - Posted October 8, 2009
•The NY Supreme Court dismissed a second lawsuit Dan Rather filed against CBS CEO Leslie Moonves and former CBS News President A... [TVNewser]

Allbritton and VandeHarris Make VF's "New Establishment 2009" List - Posted September 2, 2009
Politico's Robert Allbritton, John Harris, and Jim VandeHei join the ranks of Steve Jobs, ... [FishbowlDC]

CBS News Remembers Hewitt - Posted August 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]

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]

McManus on NFL Extension: "Keeping the Best News and Sports Programming on CBS" - Posted May 19, 2009
TVNewser has obtained a memo from CBS News and Sports president Sean McManus on the news that CBS has extended its agreement with the NFL through the 2013-14 season, including the airing of Super Bowl XLVII. Although my roles at CBS News and CBS Sports normally remain quite separate, I wanted to... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 09.29.08 - Posted September 29, 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]

Why is This Man Smiling, Part II - Posted August 22, 2008
Earlier this week, there was Part I. Now, the Associated Press reports today CBS Corp. CEO ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.11.07 - Posted October 11, 2007
Good morning Washington. Joe Biden is your choice for POTUS. TVGuide interviews Chris Matthews. Via Wednesday's "... [FishbowlDC]

Media Exec Looks At Gathering Storm Clouds And Sees Bright Future - Posted September 19, 2007
Research analysts show that ad spending has been down for two consecutive quarters, but CBS CEO Leslie Moonves and his rivals don't seem to care. CNNMoney.com reports out of the Merrill Lynch media and entertainment conf... [FishbowlLA]

Romanos Retires as S&S CEO - Posted September 6, 2007
Simon & Schuster announced this morning that Jack Romanos, President and Chief Executive Officer, will retire at the end of the year. Carolyn Reidy, currently President of Simon & Schuster's Adult Publishing Division, will assume the role of P... [GalleyCat]

CBS Has Eye For CNN - Posted June 4, 2007
There are only so many budding media mergers we can follow at this point, but it appears CBS chief Sumner Redstone is sweet on CNN, should Time Warner decide to sell. Viva Variety: CBS chairman ... [Fishbowl NY]

CBS Has Eye For CNN - Posted June 4, 2007
There are only so many budding media mergers we can follow at this point, but it appears CBS chief Sumner Redstone is sweet on CNN, should Time Warner decide to sell. Viva Variety: CBS chairman ... [FishbowlNY]

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