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David Friedman Joins 'GMA' as Creative Executive - Posted June 24, 2013
David Friedman is joining ABC's "Good Morning America" as Creative Executive. Friedman started his career at NBC's "Today" and went on to be ... [TVNewser]

Paul Friedman Expands on Evening Newscasts Story - Posted July 16, 2012
Following his much talked-about article in CJR on the evening newscasts, NBC, ABC and CBS veteran Paul Friedman went on CNN's "Reliable Sources" alongside Andrew Tyndall to talk about the story and how the evening newscasts are trying to differentiate themselves. ... [TVNewser]

The Network Evening Newscast, Courtesy of CNN? - Posted July 11, 2012
Buried in CJR's big story on the network evening newscasts was a very interesting nugget of news. As we have covered, the networks--particularity CBS and ABC, which do not have the benefit of a lucrative cable news operation--have ... [TVNewser]

In the Evenings, Something For Everyone - Posted July 10, 2012
Network news veteran Paul Friedman has been keeping a close eye on the three evening newscasts of late and has written about their current state for the Columbia Journalism Rev... [TVNewser]

Paul Friedman Joins Quinnipiac as 'Professional-in-Residence' - Posted June 21, 2011
Quinnipiac University is adding former CBS and ABC News executive Paul Friedman to its staff. Friedman will be "professional-in-residence" for the 2011-2012 academic year. In that role, Friedman will "work with students in wr... [TVNewser]

David Friedman out as CBS 'Early Show' EP - Posted May 9, 2011
Breaking: CBS Early Show EP David Friedman called a Noon meeting for his staff today announcing that he'll be leaving the show. TVNewser has learned Friedman will be leaving the broadcast in the next few weeks. Frie... [TVNewser]

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]

Paul Friedman out at CBS News - Posted February 18, 2011
TVNewser has learned another CBS News executive is out the door today. Executive VP for news Paul Friedman is leaving the company. Incoming chairman of the news division Jeff Fager made the... [TVNewser]

Sean McManus Leaving as CBS News Chief, Jeff Fager New CBS News Chairman, David Rhodes President - Posted February 8, 2011
[caption id="attachment_52037" align="alignright" width="260" caption="Sean McManus"][/caption] Breaking: Sean McManus, the president of CBS News and Sports, will be vacating his role as head of CBS News, the company confirms. McM... [TVNewser]

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

CBS News London Bureau Cuts Staff - Posted September 30, 2010
In another example of international downsizing by American networks, TVNewser has learned CBS News is letting go four longtime camera/sound crews from the London bureau. CBS News EVP Paul Friedman made the trip to London earlier this week -- to a CBS News operation once headed by ... [TVNewser]

Maintaining Focus on America's Longest War - Posted June 21, 2010
B&C's Marisa Guthrie writes today about the challenge at the news networks in keeping the war in Afghanistan a top story. "For television news correspondents who have spent time in the war zones of Af... [TVNewser]

CBS Announces Guest List for WHCA Dinner - Posted April 28, 2010
CBS News has announced their guest list for Saturday's White House Correspondents Association dinner. In addition to anchors/correspondents Katie Couric, Harry Smith, Dave Price, L... [TVNewser]

CBS News Doc Delivers The Body Scoop for Girls - Posted February 25, 2010
•GalleyCat covers last night's book party for CBS News medical contributor Dr. Jennifer Ashton. The whole "Early Show" team was there: ... [TVNewser]

News Crews Begin Leaving Haiti - Posted January 25, 2010
NYTimes' Brian Stelter writes about the next step in the process of covering the earthquake in Haiti: the withdrawal of news crews. As the costs and the number of difficulties begin to increase... [TVNewser]

Broadcasters Prepare for another Wilsonian Moment at SOTU - Posted January 17, 2010
B&C's Marisa Guthrie talks with TV News execs about the upcoming State of the Union Address, tentatively set for Jan. 26. With the Hill bitterly divided over health care, and a tight Senate race in Massachusetts threatening to scuttle the bill, will there be another (Joe) Wilsonian outburst? "I don't know that... [TVNewser]

Newser Notes from Haiti - Posted January 14, 2010
• Fox News correspondent Steve Harrigan, who's covered wars and other international conflict, was overcome with emotion telling the story of a woman who lost 4 of her children in the quake, and her fifth child at a hospital: "That kind of loss is hoffific in any culture. But when you're... [TVNewser]

CBS News SVP on Checkbook Journalism: 'It's Out of the Bottle' - Posted January 4, 2010
The AP's David Bauder highlights the latest incidents of checkbook journalism, two of which happened over the holidays: NBC News chartering a Brazil-to-U.S. f... [TVNewser]

EP Change Delays New 'Early Show' Graphics Look - Posted December 10, 2009
For weeks the CBS "Early Show" has been working with affiliates as they prepare to roll out a new graphics look dubbed Early Enhanced. But yesterday's announcement that EP Zev Shalev would be leaving the show has pushed those plans back. TVNewser received the following email letting affiliates know of the... [TVNewser]

'Early Show' EP Zev Shalev Departing CBS - Posted December 9, 2009
Zev Shalev, who has been executive producer of the CBS "Early Show" for the last 18 months, told his staff this morning that he's leaving the broadca... [TVNewser]

CBS, GlobalPost Form Int'l News Partnership - Posted September 28, 2009
CBS News has announced that, in an exclusive agreement, the network will partner up with the news site GlobalPost to expand its foreign reach via the site's 70 correspondents scattered among 50+ countries. The partnership, which comes at a time when, across the industry, foreign news bureaus are a regular casualty of... [TVNewser]

Paul Friedman Upped at CBS News - Posted September 23, 2009
One of the only news executives to have worked in executive roles at the big three broadcast networks, Paul Friedman, got a promotion today to Executive VP of CBS News. In an email from CBS News and Sports President ... [TVNewser]

Obama Over-Exposed, Rahm Running Out of Favors - Posted August 3, 2009
Mark Whitaker, NBC's Washington bureau chief, told WaPo's Howard Kurtz that Obama "is at risk of overexposure" following the president's last prime-time press conference. Which might explain why Rahm Emanuel had to call ... [FishbowlDC]

CBS News Hires Digital Journalist Based in Afghanistan - Posted July 27, 2009
Mandy Clark has been named CBS News Digital Journalist based in Kabul, Afghanistan. As a digital journalist, Clark will be involved in the reporting, videotaping and editing of her stories for all CBS News platforms. "Mandy has done great work from the field in all conditions and we are pleased that... [TVNewser]

Former Adviser to Pres. Bush Joins CBS News - Posted May 19, 2009
Juan Carlos Zarate has joined CBS News as a national security analyst. Zarate previously served as the Deputy Assistant to President George W. Bush and Deputy National Security Adv... [TVNewser]

CBS Cuts From Tel Aviv Bureau Just Before War - Posted January 7, 2009
The New York Observer's Felix Gillette writes about the cuts at CBS News' Tel Aviv bureau "on the eve of the outbreak of war in Gaza." Gillette reports app... [TVNewser]

Evening Newscasts Ending Year Surprisingly Strong - Posted December 24, 2008
NBC Nightly News EP Bob Epstein has been on the job for two weeks. He's off to a great start. The NBC Nightly News with ... [TVNewser]

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

Networks To Call Them as They See Them - Posted November 4, 2008
Sheldon Gawiser has been calling elections for NBC for 40 years — his first as polling director at Cleveland's WKYC in 1968. After the debacle of 2000 (where Gawiser appeared on-air with Tom Brokaw... [TVNewser]

Understanding the Standards - Posted July 23, 2008
Continuing the fallout from the Katie Couric CBS Evening News interview with Sen. ... [TVNewser]