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'Primetime LIVE!' 25 Years Later - Posted June 13, 2014
There was a big reunion last night to commemorate the 25th anniversary of ABC's "Primetime Live." About 100 former correspondents, editors, researchers, PAs, APs, and photographers celebrated at the home of author Holly Peterson, who was a r... [TVNewser]

Bush Library 'Had No Editorial Control' Over '41 on 41' - Posted June 11, 2014
TVNewser was at the screening last night for the new CNN Films presentation of "41 on 41," which will air this Sunday, Father's Day, on CNN. The film features 41 people sharing intimate stories about the 41... [TVNewser]

Steve Capus Named Executive Producer of 'CBS Evening News' - Posted May 6, 2014
Former NBC News president Steve Capus is joining CBS News as the executive producer of "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" and executive editor of the news division... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Fuse, Oliver, Tapper - Posted May 1, 2014
Fuse News, which was initially produced by former ABC, CBS, and CNN executive Rick Kaplan, has been cancelled. "We reached an agreement to sell Fuse to SiTV Media, and these changes are part of that transition," a spokesperson tells TVNewser. New HBO host ... [TVNewser]

Woody Johnson, Jared Kushner and a Haute New Hollywood Handbag Designer - Posted February 26, 2014
Since so many media mavens and talking heads have headed to the West Coast for Oscar week, my lunch today with designer Michelle Vale was particularly timely. Just a few days ago, Michelle sent off several of her handbags to LaLa land in ho... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Woody Johnson, Jared Kushner and a Haute New Hollywood Handbag Designer - Posted February 26, 2014
Since so many media mavens and talking heads have headed to the West Coast for Oscar week, my lunch today with designer Michelle Vale was particularly timely. Just a few days ago, Michelle sent off several of her handbags to LaLa land in ho... [FishbowlNY]

Dishing With Countess LuAnn de Lesseps; Willie Geist and Lawrence O'Donnell Hold Court - Posted July 10, 2013
The oppressive heat couldn't keep the faithful away from Michael's today. I haven't seen the place this crowded in ages as most tables were set for four (or more). In fact, the place was so jam packed that TV Guide magazine acting CEO and Wednesday regular ... [GalleyCat]

Former President of MSNBC and CNN Discusses TV News Reporting in the Social Media Age - Posted July 9, 2013
TV news stations used to be the go-to source for breaking news, but in the social media age, that's changing. Now organizations can communicate their messages directly to the public in real-time. There's more pressure than ever for news reporters to cover stories with speed and accuracy. How have the major networks... [TVNewser]

Chris Matthews And Ashleigh Banfield Among 'The Newsroom' Paid Consultants - Posted June 19, 2013
With season two of HBO's "The Newsroom" right around the corner, The Hollywood Reporter reveals that HBO and Aaron Sorkin ... [TVNewser]

Weekend Wedding Bells For David Shuster - Posted February 19, 2013
Current TV and We Act Radio's David Shuster officially tied the knot this weekend in Manhattan with Kera Rennert, a freelance writer/produ... [FishbowlDC]

'Fuse News' To Debut Tonight - Posted February 6, 2013
"Fuse News," a new music and pop culture news program being produced by former ABC, CBS and CNN executive Rick Kaplan, will debut on the cable channel at 8 P... [TVNewser]

Who's In Line to Take Over at NBC News? - Posted February 1, 2013
In his farewell note to staff, departing NBC News president Steve Capus writes, "I have much I hope to accomplish in the next phase of my career." So, too, do the men and women vying to replace Capus. Capus says NBCU News group Ch... [TVNewser]

Sandra Lee Serves Up a New Magazine and Novel; Hoda Kotb Celebrates Book Number Two with Today Show Gang - Posted January 16, 2013
Every time I think it can't get anyone more Fellini-esque at 55th and Fifth, another Wednesday at Michael's proves me wrong. All that was missing today was a lion tamer and clown shot out of a cannon. There were so many 'acts' going on simultaneously I hardly knew where to look. While... [FishbowlLA]

Sandra Lee Serves Up a New Magazine and Novel; Hoda Kotb Celebrates Book Number Two with Today Show Gang - Posted January 16, 2013
Every time I think it can't get anyone more Fellini-esque at 55th and Fifth, another Wednesday at Michael's proves me wrong. All that was missing today was a lion tamer and clown shot out of a cannon. There were so many 'acts' going on simultaneously I hardly knew where to look. While... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Sandra Lee Serves Up a New Magazine and Novel; Hoda Kotb Celebrates Book Number Two with Today Show Gang - Posted January 16, 2013
Every time I think it can't get anyone more Fellini-esque at 55th and Fifth, another Wednesday at Michael's proves me wrong. All that was missing today was a lion tamer and clown shot out of a cannon. There were so many 'acts' going on simultaneously I hardly knew where to look. While... [FishbowlNY]

A Few More Minutes with Andy Rooney - Posted January 12, 2012
Friends and colleagues from across the TV spectrum joined Andy Rooney's four children this morning at Rose Hall, bidding farewell to the CBS News essayist, who died Nove... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley, Diane Sawyer, Brian Williams and More Turn Out to Remember Lane Venardos - Posted November 17, 2011
Longtime CBS News executive Lane Venardos was fondly remembered Wednesday in a moving service at the Paley Center in New York City. Venardos who d... [TVNewser]

Sam Donaldson on Co-Anchor 'Jealousies' and Why 'The News Business Has Moved On' - Posted October 31, 2011
There is no trick involved in tonight's Halloween treat for Boomer news junkies -- Sam Donaldson and Cokie Roberts really are co-anchors again. Th... [TVNewser]

ABC News Launches Redesigned Election Graphics - Posted August 30, 2011
ABC News unveiled redesigned election graphics, along with a new slogan, this morning on "Good Morning America": "Your Voice, Your Vote 2012." ABC's previous election coverage has long been branded only as "Vote" -- "Vote 2008" and "Vote 2010," for example -- and more closely resembled the NBC and CBS slogans... [TVNewser]

What is the Future of News? - Posted August 20, 2011
If you can answer that question -- via a video -- then this is for you. The Shorenstein Center at Harvard's Kennedy School is calling on aspiring journalists, filmmakers and media consumers to help them think about the future of news. Create a video of no more than two minutes that answers... [TVNewser]

Chris Dinan jumps from CBS News to ABC News - Posted June 21, 2011
Chris Dinan is leaving CBS News and joining ABC News, TVNewser has learned. Dinan has been senior broadcast producer of the "CBS Evening News" since September 2007. Both the former anchor of the broadcast -- Katie Couric, and its executive producer -- Rick Kap... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Chris Dinan jumps from CBS News to ABC News - Posted June 21, 2011
Chris Dinan is leaving CBS News and joining ABC News, TVNewser has learned. Dinan has been senior broadcast producer of the "CBS Evening News" since September 2007. Both the former anchor of the broadcast -- Katie Couric, and its executive producer -- Rick Kap... [FishbowlNY]

Katie Couric's Farewell to Rick Kaplan - Posted May 12, 2011
Katie Couric will be departing in a couple weeks, but today was "CBS Evening News" EP Rick Kaplan's final show. Earlier in the day ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Katie Couric's Farewell to Rick Kaplan - Posted May 12, 2011
Katie Couric will be departing in a couple weeks, but today was "CBS Evening News" EP Rick Kaplan's final show. Earlier in the day ... [FishbowlNY]

Kaplan Returns to ABC News as EP for "This Week" - Posted May 12, 2011
CBS Evening News EP Rick Kaplan is returning to ABC News where he spent more than 20 years as a producer for "Good Morning America," "Nightline," "PrimeTime Live," and "World News Tonight with ... [FishbowlDC]

Rick Kaplan named EP of ABC's 'This Week with Christiane Amanpour' - Posted May 12, 2011
He's not even out, and he's already back in. Rick Kaplan, whose final "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric" production is set for tonight, is about to undertake his t... [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]

Rick Kaplan Leaving CBS News - Posted May 10, 2011
CBS Evening News executive producer Rick Kaplan announced in an afternoon meeting that Thursday would be his last day with the broadcast and with CBS News, departing even before the show's anchor, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Rick Kaplan Leaving CBS News - Posted May 10, 2011
CBS Evening News executive producer Rick Kaplan announced in an afternoon meeting that Thursday would be his last day with the broadcast and with CBS News, departing even before the show's anchor, ... [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]

Update: Hartman Return to CBS News not Happening - Posted April 27, 2011
Update: CBS News president David Rhodes denies all facts of the story. "It's not happening, it's not going to happen," he tells us. "This story is just wrong." Rome Hartman tells TVNewser, "Your report this morning is untrue. Flat wrong. Unfair to me, and unf... [TVNewser]

David Rhodes memo to CBS 'Early Show': 'Let's get with it' - Posted April 18, 2011
CBS News president David Rhodes tore into his morning news program, "Early Show," today telling staffers in an email, "CBS News had a great weekend. And a bad Monday morning." Rhodes, who's ... [TVNewser]

Are the Network Anchors going to Cairo? - Posted January 31, 2011
"NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams is on his way to Cairo right now. He left New York Sunday afternoon arriving in Amman, Jordan and is now en route to Egypt. He's expected to arrive in time for "Nightly News." ... [TVNewser]

Happy Birthday, Andy Rooney - Posted January 14, 2011
Andy Rooney is 92 today. His birthday comes exactly one week after that of a fellow CBSer, who was surprised when Ro... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Happy Birthday, Andy Rooney - Posted January 14, 2011
Andy Rooney is 92 today. His birthday comes exactly one week after that of a fellow CBSer, who was surprised when Ro... [FishbowlNY]

Les Moonves Holds Court at CBS Holiday Bash - Posted December 10, 2010
CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves -- sans wife Julie Chen who is fully ensconced in L.A. for her ensemble daytime show, "The Talk" -- celebrated with his CBS minions, and the press who cover them, at CBS' Black Rock headquarters last night. [caption id="attachment_43486" align="alignright" width="266" caption="CBS' annual airing of "Rudolph the... [TVNewser]

CBS & ABC to Launch On-Going Specials - Posted December 1, 2010
CBS launches its new series "Tough Choices" tonight on the CBS "Evening News with Katie Couric" at 6:30pmET. The launch is in conjunction with the bipartisan Federal Deficit Commission's final report. "In the near term, there is no more pressing domestic issue for America than the deficit," said Executive Producer... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer Glam up for Glamour Women of the Year Event - Posted November 9, 2010
Katie Couric and ... [TVNewser]

Kurtz on Couric: 'Signs Point to her Staying Put' - Posted October 26, 2010
Katie Couric's 5-year contract with CBS is nearing its end, but the anchor told ... [TVNewser]

Poll: Who Will Replace David Westin at ABC News? - Posted September 7, 2010
Now that David Westin has confirmed that he will be leaving ABC News, the speculation about his replacement can begin. Unlike anchors, who are high profile and in the public eye, TV news executives often stay behind the curtain. We put together a list of some of our top cont... [TVNewser]

'Evening News' EP: Afghanistan Coverage 'Was Worth It' - Posted August 25, 2010
The AP catches up with "CBS Evening News" EP Rick Kaplan after, as ... [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]

'Early Show' EP on Gulf Coverage and 'The Best Job in Television with the Worst Hours Ever' - Posted June 8, 2010
Today marks the 50th day since the BP oil leak began in the Gulf of Mexico, and CBS's Harry Smith anchored "The Early Show" from Grand Isle, Louisiana. "We've been covering it," executive producer David Friedman told TVNewser, "B... [TVNewser]

Gulf Oil Spill a 'Seminal Moment' For News Orgs - Posted June 7, 2010
With the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico still spewing and not showing signs of slowing down, news organizations are committing their resources to continuing to cover the story. Broadcasting & Cable's Marisa Guthrie spoke... [TVNewser]

CBS and CNN in Partnership Negotiations? - Posted May 4, 2010
Recurring rumors of CNN partnering with a broadcast network are nothing new, but New York Magazine's Gabriel Sherman reports that sources say CBS News and the cable network are in "advanced negotiations" at the moment, with ... [TVNewser]

Anchors Away, Covering Oil Spill, Times Square Attempted Bombing - Posted May 3, 2010
The big three network anchors left their studios for tonight's broadcasts. Two had far shorter trips than the third. The AP's David Bauder writes about it. [Brian] Williams anchored NBC's "Nightly News" from Loui... [TVNewser]

Correspondents' Dinner: Who's Funnier Betty White or Rahm Emanuel? - Posted May 1, 2010
Katie Couric and her special guest Betty White at the CBS cocktail party ahead of the Correspondents' Dinner. Katie Couric arrived with two multi-generational funny ladies for tonight's White Ho... [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' Rick Kaplan: CNN 'In a freefall' - Posted April 20, 2010
CBS Evening News EP Rick Kaplan went back to his alma mater, the University of Illinois, yesterday to talk to students about the current state of TV news. "There were 24 million people watching news on a given day last year," Kaplan said. "Thirty years ago, it was over 100 million." Kaplan,... [TVNewser]

Capus on Couric: 'I miss the fact that Katie is no longer at NBC' - Posted April 20, 2010
MarketWatch.com's Jon Friedman talks with NBC News President Steve Capus about the success of NBC News, his competitors and what worries him most. On Katie Couric:... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Hoda Kotb, Dan Abrams & George Stephanopoulos Brave the St. Pat's Crowds - Posted March 17, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE The hardcore Michael's regulars weren't about to let a little thing like the Saint Patrick's Day parade get in the way of their power lunch today. After a slow start, the dining room filled up nicely with plenty of media mavens and talking heads. The Today show's ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Hoda Kotb, Dan Abrams & George Stephanopoulos Brave the St. Pat's Crowds - Posted March 17, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE The hardcore Michael's regulars weren't about to let a little thing like the Saint Patrick's Day parade get in the way of their power lunch today. After a slow start, the dining room filled up nicely with plenty of media mavens and talking heads. The Today show's ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Book Party for CBS Medical Correspondent Jennifer Ashton - Posted February 25, 2010
Last night CBS medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton celebrated the release of her new book with some of television news' biggest stars. Avery Books hosted the party at Bar Americain in Manhattan. The book ... [GalleyCat]

Amy Robach and Andrew Shue Tie the Knot - Posted February 7, 2010
Weekend Today co-anchor Amy Robach had a pretty special birthday yesterday -- she got married. Robach married "Melrose Place" actor Andrew Shue. The ceremony and reception, at The Lighthouse on Manhattan's west side, was attended b... [TVNewser]

Couric Accepts duPont Award for Palin Interviews: 'I Did the Job That I Was Supposed to Do' - Posted January 22, 2010
Last night, TVNewser attended the Alfred I. duPont Columbia University awards in Broadcast News, where CBS News and Katie Couric book-ended the evening among the year's winners. CBS News and Sports president ... [TVNewser]

Sully in the CBS Newsroom - Posted January 15, 2010
•Captain Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger was interviewed this morning on the CBS "Early Show" by Harry Smith on the one-year anniversary of the "Miracle on the Hudson." Afterward, he also swung by the "Evening News" newsroom for a sit-down with ... [TVNewser]

Changes May Be Coming to 'The Early Show' - Posted December 4, 2009
TVNewser has learned CBS News boss Sean McManus may be making a change atop his morning show. Zev Shalev, who has been EP of "The Early Show" since June 2008, may soon be out the door. Multiple sources t... [TVNewser]

CBS, NBC Newsers Pick up Murrow Awards - Posted October 13, 2009
The ballroom at New York's Grand Hyatt was packed last night with local and national tvnewsers celebrating the best in the business as recognized by the RTNDA - Radio and TV News Directors Association. At the start of the event, Stacey Woelfel, the chairman of the organization,... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Staying with CBS For the Foreseeable Future; To Host Interview Show on CBSNews.com - Posted September 20, 2009
The NYTimes' Brian Stelter catches up with CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric and news executives ... [TVNewser]

Friends, Colleagues, Presidents Remember Walter Cronkite - Posted September 9, 2009
This morning TVNewser attended the public memorial service for Walter Cronkite at Lincoln Center in New York City. The service included remarks from close friends including Andy Rooney ... [TVNewser]

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]

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]

CBS Evening News Wins Murrow for Best Newscast - Posted June 29, 2009
For the second year in a row, the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric has won the Edward R. Murrow award for best evening newscast. C... [TVNewser]

CBS Newsers Remember Their Dads - Posted June 20, 2009
This morning on "The Early Show", several CBS Newsers will pay special tribute to their dads in honor Father's Day tomorrow. CBS News and Sports president Sean McManus talks about his dad, legendary sports journalist ... [TVNewser]

The After-Parties: Vanity Fair & Bloomberg - Posted May 10, 2009
So just who made the cut at the highly exclusive Vanity Fair/Bloomberg after-party at the gorgeous residence of French Ambassador Pierre Vimont? It was impossible to get in if you weren't on the list- Gossip Girl's Chace Crawford got turned away at first, but we saw him inside shortly after. No pics... [FishbowlDC]

Network Newsers Reflect on First 100 Days - Posted May 4, 2009
David Bauder of The Associated Press talks to a member of each network news organization about President Obama's first 100 days and recent... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric a Fan of Allison Iraheta - Posted April 15, 2009
As WebNewser reported yesterday, CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric appeared on FOX last night — in the American Idol crowd. Th... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric's Big Apple Ratings - Posted March 27, 2009
Katie Couric will be honored with the Governor's Award for lifetime achievement at this Sunday's local Emmy Awards ceremony. As we first reported last mo... [TVNewser]

Couric Talks Palin, Sexism, Future at CBS - Posted March 24, 2009
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric is featured in a lengthy, wide-ranging profile in Elle Magazine this month by ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Kagan, Kaplan, Friel... - Posted March 18, 2009
> In addition to a new role contributing to Oprah Radio, Daryn Kagan writes this week for U.S. News and World Report about her recent trip to Africa. "Off I went for one of the most ... [TVNewser]

Fake Keith Morrison on SNL, Real Rick Kaplan on HBO - Posted March 15, 2009
Dateline's Keith Morrison got another send-up tonight on SNL. We'll have the clip tomorrow after the jump. In other comedy/news news, a tipster tells us that during SNL alum W... [TVNewser]

Couric: "It's Not a Lot of Fun Being Pummeled in the Press" - Posted February 8, 2009
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric appeared this morning on the Reliable Sources portion of State of the Union, and was interviewed on a variety of topics by Howard Kurtz. She talked abou... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric: "Sometimes I'm Jealous of the Real Estate on the Cable Networks" - Posted January 20, 2009
The LATimes' Matea Gold catches up with CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric in Washington, DC where she is anchoring the culmination o... [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]

Couch Critic, And Mother of Rick Kaplan, Hazel Kaplan, Dies - Posted December 22, 2008
From the Chicago Tribune's Phil Rosenthal: Hazel Kaplan, the mother of "CBS Evening News" executive producer Rick Kaplan, died over the weekend. She was 90.... [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]

CBS Announces Election Night Plans - Posted October 27, 2008
With a week and a day until the election, CBS News has announced plans for election night. Katie Couric leads the best political team in the galaxy including ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.15.08 - Posted October 15, 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, 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]

Election '08: Cable vs. Networks - Posted September 12, 2008
Who are the big winners during the 2008 election season — the cablers or the networks? Matea Gold writes about the debate for the Los Angeles Times. The arguments are shaped by two quoted throughout the piece, CNN/U.S. president ... [TVNewser]

Couric, After Dark, At the Conventions - Posted August 14, 2008
First she had her own blog, then she got her own YouTube channel, now Katie Couric is going all CNET on us. (Hey Katie, we dare you to Twitter. O... [TVNewser]

CBS Evening News Adds Politics Features to Broadcast, Web - Posted August 13, 2008
CBS Evening News EP Rick Kaplan announced expanded campaign reporting emphasizing the candidates and their positions on 35 key issues. The reports and features fall under the ongoing series "Presidential Questions," "Where They Stand," "Follow the Money" and "Re... [TVNewser]

Farley Out, Farris Back In at CBS Evening News - Posted August 12, 2008
TVNewser has learned Jennifer Farley, who's been Katie Couric's publicist at the CBS Evening News for 13 months, is leaving the network to join a media startup. Leigh Farris, who preceded Farley at Evening News, will return to CBS in time for ... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric. Now In HD - Posted July 25, 2008
On Monday, the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric goes HD. "The entire CBS Evening News team is excited that viewers can now watch our award-winning broadcast in HiDef," said executive producer ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.08.08 - Posted January 8, 2008
Happy New Hampshire Primary Day Washington! On this day in 1790, President George Washington delivered our first State of the Union. In 1992, Bush 41 puked on Japanese Prime Minister Miyazawa Kiichi, and, in 2006, Tom DeLay resigned as House Majority Leader. Happy 41st R Kelly! (Hat tip: MicCheckRadio) Quickly navigate Morning Reading... [FishbowlDC]

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]

Can Chicks Read The News As Well As Dudes? - Posted March 12, 2007
Apparently no, says Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Gail Shister [via CNN's Reliable Sources]: HOWARD KURTZ: Gail Shister, Rick Kaplan and some other CBS executives have said that there is a portion of the audience that may still not be comfortable getting their news from a woman at 6:30. Do you th... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Can Chicks Read The News As Well As Dudes? - Posted March 12, 2007
Apparently no, says Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Gail Shister [via CNN's Reliable Sources]: HOWARD KURTZ: Gail Shister, Rick Kaplan and some other CBS executives have said that there is a portion of the audience that may still not be comfortable getting their news from a woman at 6:30. Do you th... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: All Hail Tina Brown! - Posted March 8, 2007
When a little birdie told us to switch our weekly reservation from Wednesday to Thursday so as not to miss the confab of publishing powerhouses that were expected today, we did so in a heartbeat. We're happy to report today's crowd didn't disappoint. Where else could you ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: All Hail Tina Brown! - Posted March 8, 2007
When a little birdie told us to switch our weekly reservation from Wednesday to Thursday so as not to miss the confab of publishing powerhouses that were expected today, we did so in a heartbeat. We're happy to report today's crowd didn't disappoint. Where else could you ... [FishbowlNY]

With Couric Stuck In Third, CBS Swaps Executive Producers - Posted March 8, 2007
CBS News chief Sean McManus and Couric last summer during CBS' 'dog-and-pony show' for the media Coverage of the EP shuffle at the CBS Evening News: TVNewser: Rome Hartman was let go as the executive producer of the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, a CBS insi... [morningmedianewsfeed]

With Couric Stuck In Third, CBS Swaps Executive Producers - Posted March 8, 2007
CBS News chief Sean McManus and Couric last summer during CBS' 'dog-and-pony show' for the media Coverage of the EP shuffle at the CBS Evening News: TVNewser: Rome Hartman was let go as the executive producer of the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, a CBS insi... [FishbowlNY]

Times Square A Huge Target | MTV To Pimp Dubai | Reader's Digest's $150M Fumble | Kaplan To Save Katie? | Thai Queen Cracks Down On Coyote Ugly Dancers | Ford Not A 'Klutz' - Posted December 28, 2006
Reader's Digest: Fumbled $150 million on its sale price; new owners look to revive brand. [Folio: | ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Times Square A Huge Target | MTV To Pimp Dubai | Reader's Digest's $150M Fumble | Kaplan To Save Katie? | Thai Queen Cracks Down On Coyote Ugly Dancers | Ford Not A 'Klutz' - Posted December 28, 2006
Reader's Digest: Fumbled $150 million on its sale price; new owners look to revive brand. [Folio: | ... [FishbowlNY]

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