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The Morning Ticker: Brokaw, Exclusives, Rivera - Posted 5 days, 2 hours ago
The Hollywood Reporter reports NBC's Tom Brokaw's cancer "appears to be gone. "I've gotten some very good news in the last week... I hope that within six weeks I can be on a drug-maintenance program," Brokaw said. Tonight, ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Tebow Joins GMA | EU Regulators Approve BSkyB Acquisitions - Posted 5 days, 4 hours ago
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Tebow Joins GMA | EU Regulators Approve BSkyB Acquisitions - Posted 5 days, 4 hours ago
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Steve Capus: 'I'm Very, Very Happy To Have This Be My Professional Home These Days' - Posted 5 days, 6 hours ago
This summer, we're putting a spotlight on the industry's top producers; getting the inside story about their shows, how they got to where they are, and advice they have for future TV journalists. After 20 years at 30 Rock, which saw him rise from producer, to executive producer to president of NBC... [TVNewser]

9/11 Coverage, 13 Years Later - Posted September 11, 2014
[gallery ids="238613,238614,238615"]The news networks have been providing live coverage of the 13th anniversary of the the 9/11 attacks. The commemoration began at 8:45amET this morning with a moment of silence to mark the moment the attack began. NBC's Matt Lauer and Tom Brokaw, sitting in for ... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Pelley & Iraq, Williams & 'Nightly,' Costas & Kelly, Dunn & Big Bird - Posted September 8, 2014
Scott Pelley is in Iraq on assignment for CBS News. On the "CBS Evening News" this week he'll report on the ongoing crisis in Iraq and the state of ISIS. NBC News will begin a promotional push this fall marking Brian Williams' 10th anniversary as "Nightly News" anchor. Williams took... [TVNewser]

It's Homecoming Week at 'Today' - Posted September 7, 2014
As Savannah Guthrie continues her maternity leave, "Today" is calling up some other NBCNewsers to fill in. As we've reported, Meredith Vieira subs... [TVNewser]

FishbowlDC Top 5 Stories of the Week - Posted September 5, 2014
Here are your top 5 stories of the week across the site. 5 - The Washington Post Owner Jeff Bezos to Replace Publisher Katharine Weymouth 4 - ... [FishbowlDC]

Happy National Newspaper Carrier Day! - Posted September 4, 2014
On September 4, 1833, the New York Sun anointed Irish-born Barney Flaherty into a then-very promising profession. The ten-year-old was the nation's first paperboy and in his honor each year since, the fourth of September is marked by some as National Newspaper Carrier Day. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Happy National Newspaper Carrier Day! - Posted September 4, 2014
On September 4, 1833, the New York Sun anointed Irish-born Barney Flaherty into a then-very promising profession. The ten-year-old was the nation's first paperboy and in his honor each year since, the fourth of September is marked by some as National Newspaper Carrier Day. ... [FishbowlNY]

Exclusive: The Dish on That Book About Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer and Christiane Amanpour - Posted September 3, 2014
School is back in session for the cool kids and they showed up in droves at their favorite cafeteria at 55th and Fifth. Come on, it's just like high school -- but with better clothes. In attendance: NBCUniversal's Ron Meyer and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Exclusive: The Dish on That Book About Katie Couric, Diane Sawyer and Christiane Amanpour - Posted September 3, 2014
School is back in session for the cool kids and they showed up in droves at their favorite cafeteria at 55th and Fifth. Come on, it's just like high school -- but with better clothes. In attendance: NBCUniversal's Ron Meyer and ... [FishbowlNY]

Savannah Guthrie, Tom Brokaw, and Brian Williams Welcome Chuck Todd - Posted September 1, 2014
During the final Sunday before Chuck Todd takes over as moderator of NBC's "Meet the Press," the network introduced its newest chapter, with Todd in the seat most recently filled by the ousted David Gregory. Andrea Mitchell introduces Todd, an... [FishbowlDC]

Who Is Chuck Todd Anyway? - Posted August 31, 2014
This morning, "Meet the Press" introduced viewers to Chuck Todd, with reflections from his mother, his wife, Tom Brokaw from Montana and Brian Williams at the Jersey Shore. Todd and substitute host ... [TVNewser]

Who Is Chuck Todd Anyway? - Posted August 31, 2014
This morning, "Meet the Press" introduced viewers to Chuck Todd, with reflections from his mother, his wife, Tom Brokaw from Montana and Brian Williams at the Jersey Shore. Todd and substitute host ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Who Is Chuck Todd Anyway? - Posted August 31, 2014
This morning, "Meet the Press" introduced viewers to Chuck Todd, with reflections from his mother, his wife, Tom Brokaw from Montana and Brian Williams at the Jersey Shore. Todd and substitute host ... [FishbowlNY]

Diane Sawyer Signs Off 'World News:' 'I'll See You Right Back Here on ABC News, Very Soon' - Posted August 27, 2014
In what may be the most subdued evening news transition since John Chancellor handed off "NBC Nightly News" to Tom Brokaw and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Diane Sawyer Signs Off 'World News:' 'I'll See You Right Back Here on ABC News, Very Soon' - Posted August 27, 2014
In what may be the most subdued evening news transition since John Chancellor handed off "NBC Nightly News" to Tom Brokaw and ... [FishbowlNY]

Diane Sawyer Signs Off 'World News:' 'I'll See You Right Back Here on ABC News, Very Soon' - Posted August 27, 2014
In what may be the most subdued evening news transition since John Chancellor handed off "NBC Nightly News" to Tom Brokaw and ... [TVNewser]

Andrea Mitchell Looks Back at David Gregory's Time as MTP Host and with NBC News - Posted August 18, 2014
In tribute to ousted "Meet the Press" moderator, yesterday's host Andrea Mitchell looked back on David Gregory's six years hosting MTP and 20 years with NBC News. "Meet the Press makes a lot of history, and a great deal of it was with David at the helm since he started in December... [FishbowlDC]

Brian Williams Selects Stories for Air 'With Blinders On' - Posted August 18, 2014
As "NBC Nightly News" and "ABC World News" square off in a fierce battle for the top spot among the A25-54 demographic, "Nightly" anchor Brian Williams... [TVNewser]

'Meet the Press Makes a Lot of History, and a Great Deal of it Was With David at the Helm' - Posted August 17, 2014
On "Meet the Press" this morning, Andrea Mitchell said a few words about David Gregory, who ... [TVNewser]

Tracking Down That Norm Macdonald-Robin Williams Episode - Posted August 13, 2014
Across the Internet, fans and reporters continue to rave about the Robin Williams recollection shared on Twitter by comedian Norm Macdonald. Reddit user ArrestedDevelopments ... [GalleyCat]

Tracking Down That Norm Macdonald-Robin Williams Episode - Posted August 13, 2014
Across the Internet, fans and reporters continue to rave about the Robin Williams recollection shared on Twitter by comedian Norm Macdonald. Reddit user ArrestedDevelopments ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tracking Down That Norm Macdonald-Robin Williams Episode - Posted August 13, 2014
Across the Internet, fans and reporters continue to rave about the Robin Williams recollection shared on Twitter by comedian Norm Macdonald. Reddit user ArrestedDevelopments ... [FishbowlNY]

KNBC, KCBS Remember Anchor Jess Marlow - Posted August 5, 2014
For a generation, Jess Marlow simply was local news in Los Angeles. He anchored newscasts at KNBC and ... [TVSpy]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Sawyer Steps Down | Broadcasters Beat Aereo - Posted June 26, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Sawyer Steps Down | Broadcasters Beat Aereo - Posted June 26, 2014
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Tom Brokaw and the Inside Track From New York's Democratic National Committeeman - Posted June 25, 2014
It was business as usual at Michael's today as the regulars (Jerry Inzerillo, William Lauder) packed the dining room before the summer vacation season kicks off next week. Plenty of heads... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tom Brokaw and the Inside Track From New York's Democratic National Committeeman - Posted June 25, 2014
It was business as usual at Michael's today as the regulars (Jerry Inzerillo, William Lauder) packed the dining room before the summer vacation season kicks off next week. Plenty of heads... [FishbowlNY]

Tom Brokaw and the Inside Track From New York's Democratic National Committeeman - Posted June 25, 2014
It was business as usual at Michael's today as the regulars (Jerry Inzerillo, William Lauder) packed the dining room before the summer vacation season kicks off next week. Plenty of heads... [GalleyCat]

The 'Subliminal Message' Behind David Muir's Ascent to 'World News' Anchor - Posted June 25, 2014
Come September, three white men will anchor the three network evening newscasts. Is it 2005 -- or 1975 -- all over again? Some think so. "The evening news anchors are the face of the network," says Karen Turner, an associate professor of journalism a... [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]

CNN to Air '41ON41,' Film on the 41st U.S. President George H. W. Bush - Posted June 8, 2014
CNN Films has acquired "41ON41," a two hour program on the 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush, featuring commentary by 41 family members, world leaders, and White House staff, among others. The program will air on Father's Day, Sunday, June 15 at 9pm, three days prior to... [TVNewser]

CNN Acquires George H.W. Bush Film Featuring Roger Ailes, Tom Brokaw, Brit Hume - Posted June 7, 2014
CNN Films has acquired "41ON41," a two-hour profile of President George H.W. Bush featuring 41 of his closest friends, relatives and colleagues. The film will air Sunday, June 15, three days after Bush celebrates his 90th birthday. The film features memories of the former President by a handful of television personalities ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award - Posted June 5, 2014
The Barbara Walters send-off continues. On Tuesday, Quinnipiac University will present a Lifetime Achievement Award to the veteran journalist at the university's annual Fred Friendly First Amendment Aw... [TVNewser]

George Lucas and Joan Hamburg's Next Act I David Zaslav at The Mirror Awards - Posted June 4, 2014
Our weekly lunches at Michael's always deliver plenty of star power and today was no exception. When I arrived a little before noon, I was followed in the door by none other than George Lucas, who, I'm told, happened to be walking by the res... [morningmedianewsfeed]

George Lucas and Joan Hamburg's Next Act I David Zaslav at The Mirror Awards - Posted June 4, 2014
Our weekly lunches at Michael's always deliver plenty of star power and today was no exception. When I arrived a little before noon, I was followed in the door by none other than George Lucas, who, I'm told, happened to be walking by the res... [FishbowlNY]

George Lucas and Joan Hamburg's Next Act I David Zaslav at The Mirror Awards - Posted June 4, 2014
Our weekly lunches at Michael's always deliver plenty of star power and today was no exception. When I arrived a little before noon, I was followed in the door by none other than George Lucas, who, I'm told, happened to be walking by the res... [GalleyCat]

The Past and Present of Tiananmen Square - Posted June 4, 2014
On the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre in Beijing, the broadcast networks are covering the milestone with a mix of reporting on China past and present. In a video interview reflecting on his coverage 25 years ago, Tom Brokaw recalled a series of reports he did from a bike to... [TVNewser]

Robin Roberts to Receive 2014 Cronkite Award - Posted June 4, 2014
Robin Roberts is the 2014 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, Arizona State University announced today. "I'm truly humbled to join the list of remarkable journalists who have received the Walter... [TVNewser]

Networks' D-Day +70 Coverage Plans - Posted June 4, 2014
Broadcast and cable news networks will provide special coverage this week for the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy, France. "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley" is doing a weeklong series, with... [TVNewser]

Weekend Show Preview, 5.30 - 6.1 - Posted May 30, 2014
Who's on the talk shows this weekend? Glad you asked: Sunday: CBS's "Face the Nation": Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Robert E. Wallace of the VFW, Fmr. CIA Dir. Gen. Michael Hayden, ... [PRNewser]

Facebook's Mike Hudack On The State Of The Media: 'Someone Should Fix This Shit' - Posted May 22, 2014
Facebook has launched several initiatives aimed at boosting media companies' presence on the social network thus far in 2014 -- ... [AllFacebook]

Tom Brokaw on His Cancer Battle with TVNewser - Posted May 20, 2014
TVNewser had the chance to speak with Tom Brokaw yesterday at the Peabody Awards ceremony in New York City where he received a Personal Peabody Award. "I've approached it [dealing with cancer] both in human terms, and as a journalist,"... [FishbowlDC]

Anthony Bourdain's Peabody Award for Making 'Some Pretty Strange and Fun Television' - Posted May 19, 2014
Anthony Bourdain is grateful for the Peabody Award which was presented to his CNN show "Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown" today. But he tells TVNewser he leaves the programming, ratings and other network matters to others. "I'm grateful tha... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw on Cancer: 'I've Approached It Both in Human Terms and As a Journalist' - Posted May 19, 2014
Tom Brokaw is a journalist through and through, even as he undergoes treatment for bone marrow cancer. "I think I'm going to be okay," Brokaw to... [TVNewser]

Broadcast Networks Cover 9/11 Museum Dedication Ceremony - Posted May 15, 2014
[gallery ids="225119,225120,225121"]Broadcast networks broke in for special coverage of the 9/11 Memorial Museum opening this morning, where President Obama and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke. ABC News broke in at 10:05amET with George Stephanopoulos anchoring from New York. "World News" weekend anchor ... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters Farewell: 'True, I Was the First Female Co-Host... But Also True, I Was a Flop' - Posted May 15, 2014
It was a star-studded farewell for Barbara Walters at New York City's Four Seasons restaurant tonight. From comedian Joan Rivers to commissioner ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Barbara Walters Farewell: 'True, I Was the First Female Co-Host... But Also True, I Was a Flop' - Posted May 15, 2014
It was a star-studded farewell for Barbara Walters at New York City's Four Seasons restaurant tonight. From comedian Joan Rivers to commissioner ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Second TV HQ Seized | Twitter Stock Tanks | Filmmaker Strikes Deal With the AP - Posted April 30, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Second TV HQ Seized | Twitter Stock Tanks | Filmmaker Strikes Deal With the AP - Posted April 30, 2014
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NBC Dedicates Brokaw News Center in Honor of Longtime NBC News Man - Posted April 29, 2014
His name is synonymous with NBC News. Now, Tom Brokaw's name is etched in granite at NBC's new West Coast operations. NBC dedicated the Brokaw News Center today as the new home of the 150,000-square-foot, 2-b... [TVNewser]

Longtime 'Today' Show Anchor Jane Pauley Joins CBS News - Posted April 10, 2014
Jane Pauley, who has spent her professional life at NBC News, is joining CBS News as a contributor to "CBS Sunday Morning." The news was revealed last night in Texas at the annual Schieffer Symposium, hosted by CBS Newsman ... [TVNewser]

NBC News Toasts Cheryl Gould: 'She Came to the Newsroom With a Fresh Perspective' - Posted April 8, 2014
Current and former NBC News talent, executives and producers gathered at 30 Rock last night to celebrate Cheryl Gould, who is ... [TVNewser]

Awards Season: Peabodys, Headliners, Christophers - Posted April 2, 2014
In addition to the Peabody Awards announced today on "CBS This Morning," the Christopher Awards, which honor media "that affirm the highest values of the human spirit," were announced. And earlier this week the National Headliner Awards "recognizing journalistic merit in the communications industry," were announced by the Press Club of... [TVNewser]

Ron Steele Celebrates 40 Years with KWWL - Posted March 31, 2014
KWWL news anchor Ron Steele marks his 40th year at the Waterloo, IA, NBC affiliate Tuesday. Steele came to KWWL in April 1974 as sports director, then later made the switch to news. ... [TVSpy]

Tom Brokaw: 'Very Pleased' With the Progress of Cancer Treatment - Posted March 7, 2014
NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw discussed his multiple myeloma bone marrow cancer with David Letterman last night, saying he would like to keep the matter as private as possible. "I'm very pleased with the prog... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Brokaw, 'GMA', Kasell - Posted March 4, 2014
NBC News Special Correspondent Tom Brokaw will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement award at the Jefferson Awards tomorrow. The awards honor the greatest contributions in public service. Monday's "Good Morning America" drew 7.127 million total viewers and 2.875 million A25-54 demo viewers. This was "GMA's" best post-Oscars Monday show since the... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw to Interview Angelina Jolie, Louis Zamperini about 'Unbroken' - Posted February 24, 2014
NBC's Tom Brokaw bridges the Greatest Generation and Generation X as he interviews actor/director Angelina Jolie and 97-year-old ... [TVNewser]

Garrick Utley Has Died - Posted February 21, 2014
Longtime NBC Newsman Garrick Utley has died following a long battle with cancer. Utley, who was 74, joined NBC News as a researcher in Europe for the Huntley-Brinkley Report. He would later become a foreign correspondent reporting from around ... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw Hosts 'Space Race' Special Today - Posted February 15, 2014
Following today's dramatic shootout Team USA win over Russia in Olympic Hockey, NBC News special correspondent ... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Brokaw Has Cancer | Lauer Replaces Costas | U.S. Press Freedom Drops - Posted February 12, 2014
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Morning Media Newsfeed: Brokaw Has Cancer | Lauer Replaces Costas | U.S. Press Freedom Drops - Posted February 12, 2014
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Tom Brokaw Diagnosed With Cancer - Posted February 11, 2014
NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw is being treated for multiple myeloma, TVNewser has learned. Brokaw, who turned 74 last week, was diagnosed with the bone marrow cancer in August at the Mayo Clinic. "With the exceptional ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tom Brokaw Diagnosed With Cancer - Posted February 11, 2014
NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw is being treated for multiple myeloma, TVNewser has learned. Brokaw, who turned 74 last week, was diagnosed with the bone marrow cancer in August at the Mayo Clinic. "With the exceptional ... [FishbowlNY]

Tom Brokaw Diagnosed With Cancer - Posted February 11, 2014
NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw is being treated for multiple myeloma, TVNewser has learned. Brokaw, who turned 74 last week, was diagnosed with the bone marrow cancer in August at the Mayo Clinic. "With the exceptional ... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw Reminds: The Academy Doesn't Always Reward the Right Stuff - Posted January 31, 2014
Have you caught up yet with Tom Brokaw's weekday syndicated radio blast "An American Story"? If not, you should. Brokaw has been applying a veteran newsman's perspective to a wide range of news and pop culture topics. He's been recording thes... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tom Brokaw Reminds: The Academy Doesn't Always Reward the Right Stuff - Posted January 31, 2014
Have you caught up yet with Tom Brokaw's weekday syndicated radio blast "An American Story"? If not, you should. Brokaw has been applying a veteran newsman's perspective to a wide range of news and pop culture topics. He's been recording thes... [FishbowlNY]

Lisa Myers Leaving NBC News - Posted January 23, 2014
After more than 30 years as a political and investigative correspondent, Lisa Myers is leaving NBC News. "I have had more than 30 fascinating years at NBC News, learning from and working alongside the best of the best, including journalists who paved... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly Responds to Tom Brokaw - Posted January 22, 2014
TVNewser interviewed Tom Brokaw last week as he took part in a book event for his former "Today" show co-anchor ... [TVNewser]

Weekend Show Preview: 12.6 - 12.8 UPDATE - Posted December 6, 2013
Who's on the weekend shows this week? Glad you asked: --CBS's "Face the Nation": Maya Angelou, Former Sec of State James Baker, TransAfrica's Randall Robinson, Gwenn Ifill of PBS, NAACP's Lorraine Miller, ... [PRNewser]

Sorry is Easy. In the Case of Martin Bashir, Suspension Seems to be the Hardest Word - Posted November 25, 2013
Judging strictly by precedent at MSNBC, if Martin Bashir had called Sarah Palin a 'cocksucking fag,' 'right wing slut,' 'dick,' 'pimp,' or 'nappy headed h... [TVNewser]

JFK Death Cult Takes Over the Airwaves - Posted November 22, 2013
[caption id="attachment_120177" align="alignright" width="300"] This guy died once.[/caption] John F. Kennedy died today -well not today, rather IT WAS 50 YEARS AGO. Nonetheless the news media are expending all their resources to bring you breathless reporting from That Place In Dallas Where Things Happened Once. Interviews abo... [FishbowlDC]

Networks Plan Special Coverage of JFK Moment of Silence - Posted November 22, 2013
The networks are planning special reports this afternoon marking the moment Pres. John F. Kennedy died, 50 years ago today. A moment of silence is planned for 1:30pmET, followed by the singing of "America the Beautiful" by the U.S. Naval Academy Men's Glee Club. The network special reports will begin at... [TVNewser]

JFK Specials a Draw for Networks; CBS Sees Biggest Numbers Since 1996 - Posted November 21, 2013
50 years later, there's still great interest in the assassination of Pres. John F. Kennedy. The networks and news shows have been producing special reports all week. And viewers are tuning in in big numbers: A special edition of "CBS Sunday Morning with ... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted November 15, 2013
[caption id="attachment_119824" align="alignright" width="450"] Image courtesy of Salon.com.[/caption] Who's on the weekend shows this week? Glad you asked: --CBS's "Face the Nation": LBJ daughter Luci Baines Johnson Turpin; reporter ... [PRNewser]

Dan Rather: CBS 'Trying To Airbrush Me Out Of Their History' - Posted November 14, 2013
Dan Rather to CBS: Get over it. Despite the scorched earth he left behind, Rather insists he's baffled as to why his alma mater of 44 years did not invite him to participate in its 50th anniversary coverage of the Kennedy assassination. "Was I sur... [TVNewser]

NBC News Plans For 50th Anniversary of JFK Assassination - Posted November 7, 2013
NBC News is marking the 50th anniversary of JFK's assassination with a week-long series of special reports that will culminate in a two-hour primetime documentary. Tom Brokaw, who was a reporter at a local station in Omaha at the time, anchors "Where Were Yo... [TVNewser]

The Monday Ticker: Brokaw, Pereira, 'Crossfire' - Posted October 28, 2013
Clear Channel has announced the launch of "An American Story," a nationally syndicated radio program featuring NBC's Tom Brokaw. "Radio is where I began and it's good to add it once again to my television duties," Brokaw said in a statement. "New Day" anchor Michaela Pereira recentl... [TVNewser]

Remembering Jessica Savitch, 30 Years After Her Death - Posted October 18, 2013
In the early 1980s, with cable in its infancy and network anchors dominating the airwaves, one of the most identifiable, and beloved, was NBC's Jessica Savitch. A pion... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw To Host NBC News Special Remembering 50th Anniversary of JFK's Death - Posted October 17, 2013
NBC News will air a primetime special remembering the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's assassination. Former "NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw will host the special, which will air 50 years to the day Kennedy was killed in Dal... [TVNewser]

Andrea Mitchell to Receive National Press Club's Fourth Estate Award - Posted October 4, 2013
NBC News chief foreign affairs correspondent Andrea Mitchell will receive the 2013 Fourth Estate Award, the National Press Club's prize for a journalist "who has made significant contributions to the field through a lifetime of excellence,... [TVNewser]

Andrea Mitchell Celebrates 35 Years At NBC News - Posted July 31, 2013
Today marks 35 years at NBC News for Andrea Mitchell. Mitchell, who joined NBC in 1978 as a general correrspondent, has served as Congressional correspondent, White House correspondent and foreign affairs correspondent, amon... [TVNewser]

Moguls, Journalists Descend On Sun Valley For Media/Technology Confab - Posted July 11, 2013
This week, the world's media, entertainment and technology moguls are converging on Sun Valley, Idaho for the annual Allen & Company shindig. What happens in Sun Valley usually stays in Sun Valley, but according to a number of reporters in attendance, we can glean a few things. For starters, CBS News anchor... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw Critiques Cable News On 'The Daily Show' - Posted June 22, 2013
Former "NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw was a guest on "The Daily Show" this week, and, as he did in our interview with him, he had some criticism of cable news and the new news cycle. WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

Whither The Primetime Newsmagazine? - Posted June 21, 2013
With NBC's "Rock Center" ending tonight, the NY Times' Brian Stelter asks whether it is even poss... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw: 'The Press Always Has to be Careful About Having a Glass Jaw' - Posted May 29, 2013
Former "NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw stepped down from the anchor chair in 2004, after more than three decades in high-profile roles at the network. Of course, his "retirement" has been anything but quiet. He remains a regular analys... [TVNewser]

Bob Schieffer Honored with 2013 Walter Cronkite Award - Posted May 23, 2013
Bob Schieffer, a 44-year CBS News veteran and current moderator of "Face the Nation," will be the 2013 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism. "Walter Cronkite is wh... [TVNewser]

Scott Pelley: 'We're Getting the Big Stories Wrong, Over and Over Again' - Posted May 10, 2013
Accepting his Fred Friendly First Amendment award this afternoon at Manhattan's Metropolitan Club, CBS News anchor and managing editor Scott Pelley delivered an impassioned speech about the sorry state of journalism i... [TVNewser]

E!'s Chelsea Handler Lampoons Tom Brokaw - Posted April 30, 2013
E!'s Chelsea Handler, who has attended the White House Correspondents' Dinner in the past, cracked on NBC newsman ... [FishbowlDC]

Tom Brokaw On Why He Spoke Out Against The White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted April 26, 2013
Former "NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw notably called out the excess of the White House Corres... [TVNewser]

Fired Bismarck Anchor A.J. Clemente Makes the Morning Show Rounds: 'When I First Saw the Clip, It Was Gut-Wrenching' - Posted April 24, 2013
Former KFYR anchor A.J. Clemente, who was fired from the Bismarck NBC affiliate after anchoring just one newscast for sayin... [TVSpy]

A.J. Clemente Gets a Pep Talk from Tom Brokaw - Posted April 24, 2013
In the span of two hours this morning, A.J. Clemente got a chuckle out of Matt Lauer, he got a pep talk from ... [TVNewser]

Who's Excited for WHCD Now? - Posted April 23, 2013
After former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw chastised the D.C. press corps. last year for participating in the increasingly glamorized White House Correspondents' Dinner, the collective national news media has moved to tone things down. Is that goo... [FishbowlDC]

Redford, Woodward and Bernstein Set for DC, Discovery Preems - Posted April 18, 2013
There's a special advance screening tonight of All The President's Men Revisited at Washington D.C.'s Newseum, co-presented by the White House Correspondents' Association. To be followed Sunday night at 9 p.m. by the feature documentary's ... [FishbowlLA]

Tom Brokaw on TIME 100 Influencer Steven Spielberg - Posted April 18, 2013
Although this year's print version of the TIME 100 features, for the first time, a total of five different domestic (... [FishbowlLA]

Greta 'Taking a Pass' on the White House Correspondents' Dinner This Year - Posted April 11, 2013
Greta Van Susteren's husband John P. Coale sitting between Lindsay Lohan and Kim Kardashian at the 2012 White House Correspondents' Dinner. She was famous ... [TVNewser]

Willie Geist, Natalie Morales Will Host Nik Wallenda Walk Across Grand Canyon - Posted April 5, 2013
In June, daredevil Nik Wallenda will attempt to walk across the Grand Canyon on a tightrope, live on Discovery Channe... [TVNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: One America, Weather's Winter, Tom Brokaw - Posted March 14, 2013
At CPAC today, Herring Broadcasting announced its plans to launch a new cable news channel called "One America News." The channel will combine conservative commentators with "voice of God" style news shows. More information after the jump. The Weather Channel is airing a half-hour special about its decision to name winter storms.... [TVNewser]

5 Tips for Keeping Your Message Clear and On-Point - Posted March 13, 2013
"If you have to backtrack, you need to ask yourself, why did you put it out there in the first place?" That's what Lizz Winstead, co-creator of The Daily Show, would like to know. She was speaking about being funny on Twitter at an ... [PRNewser]

The Afternoon Ticker: Ford, FBN, Carville - Posted March 4, 2013
Legendary actor Harrison Ford has signed on to play a legendary news anchor in "Anchorman 2." According to THR, Ford will play a Tom Brokaw-esque character. he also played a news anchor in 2010's "Morning Glory." FBN is launching a week-long look at cyber-secur... [TVNewser]

Harrison Ford Tapped for Anchorman Sequel - Posted March 4, 2013
Nice little scooplet for Tatiana Siegel, the one-time Hollywood Reporter staffer who ... [FishbowlLA]

'NBC Nightly News' Turns 65 - Posted February 19, 2013
65 years ago Sunday, the program that would become "NBC Nightly News" was born. In honor of the anniversary Brian Williams looked back at the past three score and five years, from Chet Huntley and David Brinkley to Tom Brokaw and today. WATCH: ... [TVNewser]

The Weekend Ticker: Granddad, Spanx, Greed - Posted February 16, 2013
Tom Brokaw has his first grandson. Brokaw's daughter, Sarah Brokaw gave birth to Archer Thomas Merritt Brokaw Monday. Brokaw and his wife Meredith have six granddaughters. Meredith Vieira does not ... [TVNewser]

Retiring 'Fox News Sunday' EP Marty Ryan On The Evolution Of Fox News - Posted February 13, 2013
On Sunday, "Fox News Sunday" executive producer Marty Ryan oversaw his last edition of the public affairs program. Ryan, a former senior producer and executive producer of NBC's "Today," and a longtime senior member of Fox News Channel''s DC lea... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw Recalls His KNBC Days - Posted February 11, 2013
Tom Brokaw told some great stories over the weekend as Conan Nolan's guest on Press Conference, including running into Jack Benny next to the food truck during lunch hour at NBC4's Burbank studios and mingling with other Hollywood celebrities: "The first night I was on the ... [FishbowlLA]

L.A. Cop Murder Suspect Cites A Slew Of TV News Hosts In Manifesto - Posted February 7, 2013
CNN says that it received a package from Christopher Jordan Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer turned murder suspect. The package was addressed to Anderson Cooper. "Inside was a note, DVD... [morningmedianewsfeed]

L.A. Cop Murder Suspect Cites A Slew Of TV News Hosts In Manifesto - Posted February 7, 2013
CNN says that it received a package from Christopher Jordan Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer turned murder suspect. The package was addressed to Anderson Cooper. "Inside was a note, DVD... [FishbowlNY]

L.A. Cop Murder Suspect Cites A Slew Of TV News Hosts In Manifesto - Posted February 7, 2013
CNN says that it received a package from Christopher Jordan Dorner, a former Los Angeles police officer turned murder suspect. The package was addressed to Anderson Cooper. "Inside was a note, DVD... [TVNewser]

'Style Guy' Finds Tom Brokaw's Hair 'Elegant,' Donald Trump-Brand Clothing Line 'Sleazy' - Posted December 19, 2012
GQ celebrated the release of its fall/winter issue last night with a soiree at The Huxley featuring "Style Guy" Glenn O'Brien. The event was hosted by Robert Finfer, Founder and CEO of Integrity Capital Partners and Co-Founder of Tomahawk Capital, LLC. Dropping in on a cocktail party atte... [FishbowlDC]

Roger Ailes, George Stephanopoulos, Tom Brokaw and Arianna Huffington Turn Out for CURE - Posted December 7, 2012
Obama campaign senior adviser David Axelrod spent his final night with his mustache at New York's Four Seasons Restaurant raising ... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw, Randi Zuckerberg and David Zinczenko's Next Chapter - Posted December 5, 2012
As any self-respecting power luncher knows, December is no time to slack off and dip into the egg nog. Quite the contrary. The noontime hour during the holidays may be reserved for a little shopping for those that still go the brick and mortar route, but the regulars at Michael's know... [FishbowlLA]

Tom Brokaw, Randi Zuckerberg and David Zinczenko's Next Chapter - Posted December 5, 2012
As any self-respecting power luncher knows, December is no time to slack off and dip into the egg nog. Quite the contrary. The noontime hour during the holidays may be reserved for a little shopping for those that still go the brick and mortar route, but the regulars at Michael's know... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tom Brokaw, Randi Zuckerberg and David Zinczenko's Next Chapter - Posted December 5, 2012
As any self-respecting power luncher knows, December is no time to slack off and dip into the egg nog. Quite the contrary. The noontime hour during the holidays may be reserved for a little shopping for those that still go the brick and mortar route, but the regulars at Michael's know... [FishbowlNY]

CNNers Past and Present Think Jeff Zucker is Just What the Network Needs - Posted December 3, 2012
Former CNN president Jonathan Klein began hearing tales about "whiz kid" Jeff Zucker in the late '80s. It was a family thing. Zucker's mother was a tea... [TVNewser]

NBC News Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
"NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams heads up NBC's coverage from Rockefeller Plaza -- dubbed Democr... [morningmedianewsfeed]

NBC News Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
"NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams heads up NBC's coverage from Rockefeller Plaza -- dubbed Democr... [FishbowlNY]

NBC News Election Night Plans - Posted November 2, 2012
"NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams heads up NBC's coverage from Rockefeller Plaza -- dubbed Democr... [TVNewser]

The Ticker, Sandy Edition: Spitzer, Williams, Velshi/Romans - Posted October 31, 2012
Former New York Governor and CNN host Eliot Spitzer will be on Christiane Amanpour's CNN International program today. He'll talk about Sandy recovery and the election. "Amanpour" airs at 4pmET on CNNI. "Rock Center with ... [TVNewser]

Bob Schieffer's 'Light Hand' Lets Candidates 'Go At It As Much As Possible' - Posted October 22, 2012
Before tonight's presidential debate, on his Fox News show, Bill O'Reilly said "If [Bob] Schieffer doesn't ask about Libya, he has to retire tomorrow." Well, it was the first question ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Bob Schieffer's 'Light Hand' Lets Candidates 'Go At It As Much As Possible' - Posted October 22, 2012
Before tonight's presidential debate, on his Fox News show, Bill O'Reilly said "If [Bob] Schieffer doesn't ask about Libya, he has to retire tomorrow." Well, it was the first question ... [FishbowlNY]

Bob Schieffer's 'Light Hand' Lets Candidates 'Go At It As Much As Possible' - Posted October 22, 2012
Before tonight's presidential debate, on his Fox News show, Bill O'Reilly said "If [Bob] Schieffer doesn't ask about Libya, he has to retire tomorrow." Well, it was the first question ... [TVNewser]

Where to Watch the Final Presidential Debate - Posted October 22, 2012
Tonight is the third and final Presidential debate of this election cycle. CBS' Bob Schieffer moderates at Lynn University in Boca Raton. Here's a round up of what the cable and broadcast networks have planned... ... [TVNewser]

Giants of Broadcasting Celebrates 10th Anniversary - Posted October 19, 2012
The Library of American Broadcasting is marking its 10th year of immortalizing industry greats. The 2012 edition of the Giants of Broadcasting include two career radio executives, pioneering television newsmen, a man who made a weekly commentary "must see TV," and a man who helped launched the 24-hour news cycle. That man... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Giants of Broadcasting Celebrates 10th Anniversary - Posted October 19, 2012
The Library of American Broadcasting is marking its 10th year of immortalizing industry greats. The 2012 edition of the Giants of Broadcasting include two career radio executives, pioneering television newsmen, a man who made a weekly commentary "must see TV," and a man who helped launched the 24-hour news cycle. That man... [FishbowlNY]

Where to Watch the Second Presidential Debate - Posted October 16, 2012
Tonight's Presidential debate, moderated by CNN's Candy Crowley, will be held at Hofstra University at 9pmET. Here's a round-up of what the broadcast and cable networks have planned. On ABC News, ... [TVNewser]

Crowley Speaks About Debate Controversy - Posted October 16, 2012
CNN's Candy Crowley appeared on "The Situation Room" to talk about the dust up yesterday over the debate she is moderating this evening. Both the Obama and Romney campaigns complained to the Commission on Presidential Debates about Crowley, due to comments she made in inter... [TVNewser]

Martha Raddatz Did Not Lehrer It Tonight - Posted October 11, 2012
Mostly praise is being heaped on ABC's Martha Raddatz for her turn as moderator of tonight's Vice Presidential debate. Republican reaction is less glowing, as Raddatz is being criticized for interrupting Rep. Ryan more than VP Bide... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Martha Raddatz Did Not Lehrer It Tonight - Posted October 11, 2012
Mostly praise is being heaped on ABC's Martha Raddatz for her turn as moderator of tonight's Vice Presidential debate. Republican reaction is less glowing, as Raddatz is being criticized for interrupting Rep. Ryan more than VP Bide... [FishbowlNY]

Martha Raddatz Did Not Lehrer It Tonight - Posted October 11, 2012
Mostly praise is being heaped on ABC's Martha Raddatz for her turn as moderator of tonight's Vice Presidential debate. Republican reaction is less glowing, as Raddatz is being criticized for interrupting Rep. Ryan more than VP Bide... [TVNewser]

NBC News Sets Vice Presidential Debate Plans - Posted October 10, 2012
NBC News has set coverage plans for Thursday's Vice Presidential debate at Centre College in Kentucky. Brian Williams will anchor from New York, as he did for last week's Presidential debate from Denver. Willi... [TVNewser]

NBC News Shakes Up Management Team, New EP at 'Rock Center' - Posted October 9, 2012
NBC News has shaken up its leadership team, promoting DC bureau chief Antoine Sanfuentes (left) to senior VP of NBC News, promoting David Verdi to senior VP of new... [TVNewser]

Presidential Campaigns Still Using Journalists In Attack Ads - Posted October 8, 2012
For the entire Presidential campaign, there has been some controversy over the campaigns using video of TV journalists in their ads, particularly their attack ads. Despite constant complaining from the TV networks, it doesn't seem to be slowing down. Take this brand new ad from the Obama campaign, which prominently features... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams to Anchor NBC's Debate Coverage - Posted October 3, 2012
NBC News will cover the first presidential debate tonight from 9pm-11pmET. The broadcast will be anchored by Brian Williams in New York. Williams will be joined by ... [TVNewser]

Steve Doocy Tries to get Larry King to Criticize Piers Morgan - Posted September 12, 2012
Larry King dropped by "Fox & Friends" to talk about his role as grand ambassador for Grandparents.com. When the talk turned to his 25 years at CNN, Steve Doocy tried to get King to criticize Piers Morgan... [TVNewser]

FNC, NBC Claim Wins Over Six Days of Conventions - Posted September 7, 2012
When added up, Fox News had the most-watched 10pm convention coverage over the six days of the RNC and DNC. Despite a dearth of interest from Obama supporters to watch Fox News during the DNC, the network drew big crowds during the RNC. Fox News averaged 5.34 million total viewers at 10pm... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw On ER Visit: 'It was one of those dumb mistakes' - Posted September 7, 2012
Tom Brokaw made an appearance during NBC Nightly News last night, and talked about his unplanned trip to the hospital Thursday morning. "I read you made an unscheduled fact-finding tour of a local emergency room," Brian Williams sa... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw Mistakenly Took Ambien - Posted September 6, 2012
This just in... The latest on NBC Newsman Tom Brokaw: After feeling lightheaded on "Morning Joe this morning, MSNBC's Chris Jansing announces that he was take... [FishbowlDC]

Tom Brokaw Rushed to Charlotte Hospital - Posted September 6, 2012
NBC News special correspondent Tom Brokaw was taken by ambulance to a Charlotte hospital this morning after an appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe." Brokaw, 72, who stepped down as anchor of "Nightly News" after the 2004 election, has been worki... [TVNewser]

Brokaw on 'Hannity:' 'If you want to be a good news consumer, you've got to get aggressive' - Posted September 5, 2012
Tom Brokaw crossed the media aisle tonight and appeared on Sean Hannity's show on Fox News. The two discussed politics and the media. Hannity ask... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Brokaw on 'Hannity:' 'If you want to be a good news consumer, you've got to get aggressive' - Posted September 5, 2012
Tom Brokaw crossed the media aisle tonight and appeared on Sean Hannity's show on Fox News. The two discussed politics and the media. Hannity ask... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Chatter - Posted September 5, 2012
Quotes of the Day "When did fact checking and journalism go their separate ways?" -- Comedy Central Daily Show Host Jon Stewart to NBC Newsman Tom Brokaw, who appeared on the show ... [FishbowlDC]

Empty Suits Keep Trying Empty Chair Acts - Posted August 31, 2012
Talking to a chair is hardly ever a good idea. In the course of the last year, the act has been pulled by a handful of media types and each time, it flops. Last night actor and film director Clint Eastwood was the latest to give the talking-to-an-empty-chair routine a whirl. He... [FishbowlDC]

The MSNBC/NBC News Divide: 'Like piano players in a brothel, they don't go upstairs' - Posted August 31, 2012
As MSNBC continues to Lean Forward to ratings success -- for the first time ever during a political convention, the network beat CNN in total viewers Wednesday night in every hour from 7pm-1am -- the pretense of being informed without bias from NBC News, is being tested. The NYT's ... [TVNewser]

Despite Requests, TV Reporters Still Prevalent In Political Attack Ads - Posted August 29, 2012
Despite requests from TV news organizations to political campaigns, attack ads across the country still prominently feature TV news anchors and reporters. Advertising Age looked at ... [TVNewser]

NBC News, Telemundo Reveal DNC, RNC Coverage Plans - Posted August 20, 2012
NBC News and Telemundo have announced their coverage plans for the 2012 Democratic and Republican national conventions. As expected, NBC will not have coverage on the Wednesday of the DNC, due to the NFL kickoff game. It will make up for that with two hours of coverage on Thursday, however. ... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw Pimps His Own Anniversary - Posted August 17, 2012
Seriously Tom Brokaw? Even you pimp out your anniversary details? From the Dept. of Bragiculture and more specifically this morning's Politico Playbook, the longtime NBC newsman, typically low-key a... [FishbowlDC]

A Well-Respected TV Newswriter Writes Book, Critical of Network Anchors - Posted August 9, 2012
Network nightly newscasts lack the following they had decades ago before the advent of the Internet and cable TV. But they are still the flagship news broadcasts of the Big Three networks. Mervin Block is recognized as one of t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Well-Respected TV Newswriter Writes Book, Critical of Network Anchors - Posted August 9, 2012
Network nightly newscasts lack the following they had decades ago before the advent of the Internet and cable TV. But they are still the flagship news broadcasts of the Big Three networks. Mervin Block is recognized as one of t... [FishbowlNY]

Tom Brokaw Hosts Special On WWII Britain During Saturday Olympics Coverage - Posted August 8, 2012
"Their Finest Hour," a Tom Brokaw documentary in honor of host country Great Britain, will premiere on Saturday during NBC's daytime coverage of the London Olympics which starts at 10amET/PT. "Their Finest Hour," which was shot across Br... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw In No Rush To 'Go to the Old Anchorman's Rest Home' - Posted August 3, 2012
Former "NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw never really left TV (he contributes to NBC News with some frequency, including at the Olympics in London), but he hasn't hosted his... [TVNewser]

Mitt Romney Also Sitting Down With NBC News For Pre-Olympics Interview - Posted July 24, 2012
Presumptive GOP Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney isn't limiting his appearances to cable news this week. Romney will sit d... [TVNewser]

HuffPost Unveils Top 50 Political Animals - Posted July 12, 2012
HuffPost today unveils its "Top 50 Political Animals of All Time." The list coincides with the launch of USA Network's limited series event POLITICAL ANIMALS, premiering on Sunday... [FishbowlDC]

How Tom Brokaw Will Factor in to Tonight's Radio & TV Correspondents Dinner - Posted June 8, 2012
The 68th Annual Radio & Television Correspondents Association dinner will be held tonight at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in DC. This is the dinner without the Kardashians ... or Louis C.K. FishbowlDC's Be... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer on 'Today:' 'The Show is Not Where I Want it to Be Right Now' - Posted May 31, 2012
Matt Lauer is doing double duty today. After anchoring "Today" this morning, he'll fill in for Brian Williams on "NBC Nightly News" tonight. It's the first time in almost 10 years Lauer has sat in the "Nightly" chair. He last filled in in 2002 when Tom Brokaw... [TVNewser]

David Letterman: 'Brian Williams Can Have My Job' - Posted May 29, 2012
Regis Philbin is sitting in for Piers Morgan tonight on his CNN show. And Reeg called in the big gun, David Letterman, who rarely does TV outside of his own show. Regis asked Dave who his favorite guests have been over the years. "We have se... [TVNewser]

Politico and NBC's "MTP" Say 'I Do' - Posted May 29, 2012
Top 5 Reasons Why Politico Senior Political Reporter Jonathan Martin and NBC's "MTP" Exec. Producer Betsy Fischer's Wedding Was Every... [FishbowlDC]

NBC's Betsy Fischer Weds Politico's Jonathan Martin - Posted May 29, 2012
Congratulations to "Meet the Press" executive producer Betsy Fischer and Politico senior writer Jonathan Martin, who married over the week... [TVNewser]

NBC News Celebrates 20 Years of 'Dateline' - Posted May 16, 2012
"Dateline," formerly known as "Dateline NBC", will mark 20 years on the air with a primetime special next week. The show's host, Lester Holt will present highlights of the last 20 years, including new interviews from some of the most memorabl... [TVNewser]

ABC's Martha Raddatz to Receive First Amendment Award from Quinnipiac University - Posted May 14, 2012
Martha Raddatz of ABC News will receive Qunnipiac Unversity's 19th annual Fred Friendly First Amendment Award next month. Raddatz has been ABC's senior foreign affairs correspondent since 2008. In a statement, Lee Kamlet... [TVNewser]

Van Susteren, Coale Get Kudos for Kardashian, Lohan - Posted May 11, 2012
When the rest of the world steps out, you always want someone to step in. The White House Correspondents Insider, a website whose Editor-in-Chief is none other than Publicist WHCD Garden Brunch hostess Tammy Haddad, has doled out first-ever award to Fox News' ... [PRNewser]

Revolving Door: 'NYT' news, WHCD criticism, ABC & Univision - Posted May 8, 2012
The New York Times started a new biweekly video series today, all about street style. The premiere episode profiles... [PRNewser]

Revolving Door: 'NYT' news, WHCD criticism, ABC & Univision - Posted May 8, 2012
The New York Times started a new biweekly video series today, all about street style. The premiere episode profiles... [AgencySpy]

Fox News's Ed Henry in the Hot Seat: Is WHCD In Need of a Major Change? - Posted May 8, 2012
Tom Brokaw started a conversation Sunday when he declared that the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner had gone beyond what it needs to be in terms of being a celebrity-driven clubby fiasco. Many journalists ... [FishbowlDC]

Greta Van Susteren: 'I Am Game' For a Celebrity-Free White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 8, 2012
On Sunday's "Meet the Press," NBC's Tom Brokaw said it's "time to rethink" the White House Correspondents' Dinner, ... [TVNewser]

Attacking the Attacker | Pressed Down | Nice Try - Posted May 7, 2012
AllTwitter: Samuel L. Jackson (hopefully) reaches his low point, calling for The New York Times' ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Attacking the Attacker | Pressed Down | Nice Try - Posted May 7, 2012
AllTwitter: Samuel L. Jackson (hopefully) reaches his low point, calling for The New York Times' ... [FishbowlNY]

Brokaw's Painfully Awkward Replies on BookTV - Posted May 7, 2012
Tom Brokaw is on fire. In the hot seat today for trashing the White House Correspondents' Dinner over the weekend for its infestation of Hollywood stars, Brokaw also managed responses to two long-winded, hothead listeners on C-SPAN's B... [FishbowlDC]

Tom Brokaw: 'It is Time to Rethink' the Celebrity-Studded White House Correspondents' Dinner - Posted May 7, 2012
Tom Brokaw says there's good reason why most Americans feel the national media is out of touch, most recently exemplified by the annual White House Correspondents Association dinner. Brokaw, a charter member of the organization, was part of the... [TVNewser]

Brokaw Blasts Nerd Prom, More Journos Follow - Posted May 7, 2012
On Sunday's "Meet the Press", Tom Brokaw was analyzing the Presidential race of 2012 when he took a sharp turn into Curmudgeon-ville to take major swipes at Nerd Prom. He is not pleased about the glittering of the White House Correspondents'... [FishbowlDC]

TVNewser's 2012 Guide To Graduation Speakers - Posted May 4, 2012
'Tis commencement season, and so without further ado, we present TVNewser's fifth annual list of who's-speaking-where-and-when at America's colleges and universities (in alphabetical order): ABC/CNN's Christiane Amanpour: ... [TVNewser]

Fish Food - Posted May 1, 2012
(A Sprinkling of Things We Think You Ought to Know...) Network Anchors Shilling for Candidates - It's not what it sounds like. A new story in the Columbia Journalism Review... [PRNewser]

Fish Food - Posted May 1, 2012
(A Sprinkling of Things We Think You Ought to Know...) Network Anchors Shilling for Candidates - It's not what it sounds like. A new story in the Columbia Journalism Review... [FishbowlDC]

What 'Haunted' the 'Irascible, Competitive' Mike Wallace - Posted April 9, 2012
This morning the network news shows paid tribute to Mike Wallace, who died Saturday night at age 93. On "CBS This Morning" Wallace's "60 Minutes" colleagues Morley Safer and ... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw Takes To The Military Channel With 'The Brokaw Files' - Posted April 5, 2012
At the Discovery Communications upfront today (more on that later), Military Channel will announce a programming shift that adds more shows focusing on U.S. and world history. One of those shows will be "The Brokaw Files," a program hosted by legendary NBC News anchor ... [TVNewser]

Matt Lauer: 'The Last NBC News Star From the Era When Broadcast Still Ruled' - Posted March 26, 2012
With NBC News and Matt Lauer reportedly closing in on the terms of a new contract, New York's Gabe Sherman... [TVNewser]

'Today' to Broadcast Aboard the Intrepid for NBC's 'Hiring Our Heroes' - Posted March 21, 2012
A week from today, the "Today" show will broadcast live from the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum for a nationwide hiring fair supporting veterans and military spouses. The show marks the one-year anniversary of "Hiring Our Heroes," a joint NBC News and U.S. Chamber of Commerce initiative to get veterans back... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes Praises Rachel Maddow Book: 'Drift is a book worth reading' - Posted March 4, 2012
[caption id="attachment_114840" align="alignright" width="233" caption="Rachel Maddow and Roger Ailes at a White House Christmas party in 2009"][/caption] Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes is full of surprises these days. The latest: he's encou... [TVNewser]

Bill Hemmer Speaks to Future Journalists at School Attended By David Bloom's Daughters - Posted February 25, 2012
Fox News Channel anchor Bill Hemmer stopped by the Convent of the Sacred Heart, a K - 12 Catholic girls school in Greenwich, CT Thursday. Hemmer spoke to the school's broadcast journalism students telling them about his life in television and what the... [TVNewser]

Networks Ask Romney Campaign to Pull Gingrich Attack Ad - Posted January 28, 2012
Several networks have asked the Mitt Romney campaign to stop airing an ad in Florida called "Mr. Washington Insider" which targets Newt Gingrich. The ad includes various news clips both current, and from Gingrich's days as House Speaker. NBC News has asked that the ad be pulled from Florida TV stations... [FishbowlLA]

Politico, with its 'Terminator Reporters,' Turns Five - Posted January 23, 2012
"It's truly a news organization that acts its age: a petulant 5-year-old concerned with only trivial matters," says David Gregory roasting Politico on its 5th birthday. Politico.com launched Jan. 23, 2007, the day of that year's State of the Union address. Early this morning, the site put up this video with... [TVNewser]

Ryan Seacrest Stays Mum on 'Today' Show Talk - Posted January 19, 2012
As Ryan Seacrest partners with Mark Cuban and others to rebrand HDNet, he remai... [TVNewser]

Reuniting Anchors and Reliving 60 Years of Today - Posted January 13, 2012
This morning "Today" dedicated most of its broadcast to its 60th anniversary celebration, kicking off with an introduction from Matt Lauer: ... [TVNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 13, 2012
Quotes of the Day Nothing gets between a Boybander and his jeans "The only pair of jeans I ever splurged on lasted exactly one year before getting a hole in an embarrassing place. Thanks, stranger." -- TPM's ... [FishbowlDC]

How Barbara Walters Woke up Today: 'That's my legacy. I'm very proud of it.' - Posted January 13, 2012
[caption id="attachment_106793" align="alignright" width="304" caption="Barbara Walters and Hugh Downs pose in the "Today" photo booth during the show's 60th Anniversary broadcast this morning."][/caption] Barbara Walters' reti... [TVNewser]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [FishbowlNY]

A Party Tonight, Before the Today Celebration - Posted January 12, 2012
The party's still going at the Edison Ballroom in Times Square as the "Today" show celebrates its 60th anniversary. The morning milestone began with a welcome from "Today" frontman Matt Lauer before singer Pit Bull took the stage. Fourth hour... [TVNewser]

As 'Today' Prepares for 60 Year Celebration, Matt Lauer Celebrates 15 Years Behind the Anchor Desk - Posted January 6, 2012
Next Friday, January 13, NBC's "Today" will bring back a slew of former anchors, including Meredith Vieira, Katie Couric, Bryant Gumbel, Tom Brokaw, ... [TVNewser]

The FishbowlDC Interview With DCist's Ben Freed - Posted December 30, 2011
Say hello to DCist's new Associate Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

How Tom Brokaw Stays in the Know - Posted December 18, 2011
At 71, NBC's Tom Brokaw relies on his teenaged granddaughters to keep him au courant. "They're so bright, so hip. I'm so taken with them," he says of the girls, 13 and 15. (His other grandkids, also girls, are 3 and 5.) "There's such a di... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw on Donald Trump, the 2012 GOP Primary and 'Rock Center' - Posted December 8, 2011
Donald Trump "is an utterly shameless self-promoter" and the media should stop enabling him, says Tom Brokaw. The recent announcement of Trump's moderating a Repub... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams Celebrates Seven Years As 'NBC Nightly News' Anchor - Posted December 2, 2011
Today marks seven years behind the desk for "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams. Williams officially took the reins from Tom Brokaw on December 2, 2004... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw on Consuming News: 'We can no longer be couch potatoes' - Posted December 2, 2011
Our sister blog 10,000 Words attended a lecture by former "NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw i... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw: 'News consumers can no longer be couch potatoes' - Posted December 1, 2011
SEATTLE -- Consumers of news need to change their attitude about news consumption in an era where they're constantly bombarded with information, former NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw said at a lecture in Seattle. The iconic TV news icon sat down for a public lecture with Seattle Times executive editor and senior... [TVSpy]

Tom Brokaw: 'News consumers can no longer be couch potatoes' - Posted December 1, 2011
SEATTLE -- Consumers of news need to change their attitude about news consumption in an era where they're constantly bombarded with information, former NBC news anchor Tom Brokaw said at a lecture in Seattle. The iconic TV news icon sat down for a public lecture with Seattle Times executive editor and senior... [10,000 Words]

Christiane Amanpour Accepts ASU's Cronkite Award - Posted November 17, 2011
ABC's Christiane Amanpour was presented with Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Christiane Amanpour Accepts ASU's Cronkite Award - Posted November 17, 2011
ABC's Christiane Amanpour was presented with Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite ... [FishbowlNY]

Tom Brokaw, Vernon Jordan and the Shy Divorcee - Posted November 16, 2011
It was SRO at Michael's today. The dining room was so jam packed every sqaure inch was occupied by a mogul (Mel Karmazin!), media heavyweight (Tom Brokaw, ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tom Brokaw, Vernon Jordan and the Shy Divorcee - Posted November 16, 2011
It was SRO at Michael's today. The dining room was so jam packed every sqaure inch was occupied by a mogul (Mel Karmazin!), media heavyweight (Tom Brokaw, ... [FishbowlNY]

Tom Brokaw, Vernon Jordan and the Shy Divorcee - Posted November 16, 2011
It was SRO at Michael's today. The dining room was so jam packed every sqaure inch was occupied by a mogul (Mel Karmazin!), media heavyweight (Tom Brokaw, ... [FishbowlLA]

'Today' Anchors at Book Signing - Posted November 16, 2011
Stephen Battaglio's new coffee table book, From Yesterday to TODAY is in bookstores now. The book looks back on the NBC News program's 60 years -- when, in 1952, Dave Garroway ushered in a new era in morning broadcasting. (A sentiment heard this week ... [TVNewser]

TV Watcher Asks: 'Is Charlie Rose Too Old For This?' - Posted November 11, 2011
The news that Charlie Rose will be a part of CBS's re-imagined morning news show still has a lot people buzzing today. In ... [TVNewser]

A Brief History of the TV Newsmagazine - Posted October 13, 2011
"One night a week is plenty for us right now," "Rock Center" EP Rome Hartman tells THR's Marisa Guthrie. "We neit... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 6, 2011
Quotes of the Day NBC newsmanTom Brokaw on Day 1 of the Washington Ideas Forum... [FishbowlDC]

Stuck in Europe Following Honeymoon, WCBS Anchor Maurice DuBois Was 'Desperate for any Shred of Information' During 9/11 - Posted September 9, 2011
For several days, we've been offering you some insight as to how some well-known reporters and anchors covered the horrific day 10 years ago when our city, world, and life would change forever. We conclude our special coverage--9... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Stuck in Europe Following Honeymoon, WCBS Anchor Maurice DuBois Was 'Desperate for any Shred of Information' During 9/11 - Posted September 9, 2011
For several days, we've been offering you some insight as to how some well-known reporters and anchors covered the horrific day 10 years ago when our city, world, and life would change forever. We conclude our special coverage--9... [FishbowlNY]

Melania Trump, Charles Grodin and Princess Di's Wedding Designer - Posted July 20, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE The oppressive heat didn't keep the faithful away from Michael's today. The joint was jumping with media mavens of every stripe, including one editor who is clearly having a moment (David Zinczenko), high-profile publish... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Melania Trump, Charles Grodin and Princess Di's Wedding Designer - Posted July 20, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE The oppressive heat didn't keep the faithful away from Michael's today. The joint was jumping with media mavens of every stripe, including one editor who is clearly having a moment (David Zinczenko), high-profile publish... [FishbowlNY]

Which TV News Personalities and Media Moguls are in Sun Valley for the Allen & Co. Conference? - Posted July 8, 2011
[caption id="attachment_75471" align="alignright" width="308" caption="AP Photo/Julie Jacobson"][/caption] This week Allen & Co. is hosting its annual shindig in Sun Valley, Idaho. It was at Sun Valley a few years ago that Comcast first reached out to GE about acquiring NBC Universal, so it is no small event. Business Insider... [TVNewser]

ABC's Christiane Amanpour to be presented Walter Cronkite Award - Posted June 20, 2011
ABC's Christiane Amanpour is the 2011 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, Arizona State University announced today. Amanpour will accept the 28th annual award, given by ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Jo... [TVNewser]

Keith Olbermann Opens Up About Leaving MSNBC - Posted June 7, 2011
Former MSNBC host and soon-to-be Current TV host Keith Olbermann is back in the spotlight, with a cover story in... [TVNewser]

Fox Sports Net Orders 'The Boys in the Hall' Baseball Series, Hosted by Tom Brokaw - Posted May 25, 2011
Fox Sports networks has ordered a weekly, half-hour baseball series, "The Boys in the Hall," which will be hosted by former NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw. The series will feature interviews with former Major League Baseball commi... [SportsNewser]

Tom Brokaw Purchases Upper East Side Co-Op - Posted May 23, 2011
For those of you who (weirdly) keep track of where Tom Brokaw lives, we have an update: He and his wife have purchased a two-bedroom co-op at 33 East 79th Street. The New York Observer ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tom Brokaw Purchases Upper East Side Co-Op - Posted May 23, 2011
For those of you who (weirdly) keep track of where Tom Brokaw lives, we have an update: He and his wife have purchased a two-bedroom co-op at 33 East 79th Street. The New York Observer ... [FishbowlNY]

Tom Brokaw, Trudie Styler, Joan Rivers & Happy Birthday, Jon Meacham! - Posted May 18, 2011
-- DIANE CLEHANE If you were wondering why the streets of midtown seemed a bit quiet today it was because everyone -- well, almost everyone -- was at Michael's today. I could barely keep up as the A-listers filed in one after another (Tom Brokaw... [AllTwitter]

Mary McDonagh Murphy to Release Harper Lee Documentary - Posted May 11, 2011
Filmmaker Mary McDonagh Murphy has created a new documentary about celebrated author Harper Lee entitled Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird. According to ... [GalleyCat]

WFUV Awards Lifetime Achievement to Longtime NBC Nightly News Anchor Tom Brokaw - Posted May 2, 2011
Last night, Tom Brokaw, now 71 and a special correspondent for NBC News, was on the phone reliving some of the past 10 years since 9/11 as part of the network's coverage announcing the death of Al-Qaeda mastermind Osama Bin Laden. It was jus... [morningmedianewsfeed]

WFUV Awards Lifetime Achievement to Longtime NBC Nightly News Anchor Tom Brokaw - Posted May 2, 2011
Last night, Tom Brokaw, now 71 and a special correspondent for NBC News, was on the phone reliving some of the past 10 years since 9/11 as part of the network's coverage announcing the death of Al-Qaeda mastermind Osama Bin Laden. It was jus... [FishbowlNY]

Bin Laden Killed: Cable Channels Call In Big Guns To Cover the News - Posted May 2, 2011
Updated: With the unexpected announcement that President Obama would be making a statement late Sunday night, the cable news channels scrambled to get their top anchors on-air. Fox News was first to confirm the news that Osama Bin Laden was dead at 10:40 PM ET. Geraldo Rivera was at the desk at... [TVNewser]

Bin Laden Killed: Morning Show Coverage - Posted May 2, 2011
"Good morning. Osama Bin Laden is dead," that is how Meredith Vieira opened the "Today" show this morning as all the networks continued coverage... [TVNewser]

Speaking Words of Wisdom - Posted May 1, 2011
'Tis the graduation season once again. And that means numerous commencement speeches from TV journos and analysts. Here now, then, is TVNewser's fourth annual list of who's-speaking-where-and-when (in alphabetical order): CNBC's Maria Bartirom... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw to Moderate Weather Channel Town Hall - Posted April 18, 2011
As part of NBCU's "Green is Universal" programming, former "NBC Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw will moderate a town hall event on Earth Day, April 22nd for The Weather Channel. The town hall, "Changing Planet," will bring together clim... [TVNewser]

Where Retired Anchormen Go - Posted April 16, 2011
Charles Gibson retired from ABC News in 2009, but he hasn't retired from the interviewing and in-front-of-the-camera work he'd done for almost 40 years, he's just doing it now f... [TVNewser]

New Look, New Faces for 'The More You Know' - Posted April 16, 2011
Twenty-two years on NBCUniversal's "The More You Know" public service campaign is still kicking. And this week it debuted a redesigned look incorporating the new Comcastic NBCUniversal logo. Brian Williams, Seth Meyers... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New Look, New Faces for 'The More You Know' - Posted April 16, 2011
Twenty-two years on NBCUniversal's "The More You Know" public service campaign is still kicking. And this week it debuted a redesigned look incorporating the new Comcastic NBCUniversal logo. Brian Williams, Seth Meyers... [FishbowlNY]

The Atlantic Debates Old, New Media - Posted March 9, 2011
In the latest issue of The Atlantic, James Fallows puts together ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Atlantic Debates Old, New Media - Posted March 9, 2011
In the latest issue of The Atlantic, James Fallows puts together ... [FishbowlNY]

David Letterman Tries to 'Look After' Brian Williams, By Asking Him To Not Go On Other Late Night Shows - Posted March 1, 2011
On "The Late Show with David Letterman" last night, Letterman hosted "NBC Nightly News' anchor Brian Williams. Letterman said that former "Nightly" anchor Tom Brokaw asked him to "look after" Williams, "I see you on the g**damn Leno show, la... [TVNewser]

In Honor of Tim Russert - Posted February 10, 2011
Tom Brokaw will present the Lincoln Leadership Prize to Maureen Orth and Luke Russert to honor of the late Tim Russert, longtime host of NBC's MTP. The event is tonigh... [FishbowlDC]

Brokaw: 'Where it got sticky is when our commentators were anchoring political coverage' - Posted January 31, 2011
[caption id="attachment_50772" align="alignright" width="318" caption="NBC's Tom Brokaw, Tim Russert, and Russert's white board, on election night 2000."][/caption] The Chicago Tribune's Phil Rosenthal ... [TVNewser]

Time Asks: 'Are We Becoming an Uncivil Society?' - Posted January 13, 2011
This week Time dedicates itself to the Gabrielle Giffords incident, with a wide array of of features on the tragedy, including a section that asks the question, "Are we becoming an uncivil society?" The magazin... [FishbowlLA]

Tom Brokaw, Roger Mudd Give Back to Their Alma Maters - Posted December 18, 2010
Veteran newsers Roger Mudd and Tom Brokaw both have announced major pledges to their alma maters: > NBC's Brokaw and wife Meredith ... [TVNewser]

Investigative Reporter, Brian Ross, Latest Investigation Too Close to Home - Posted November 30, 2010
[caption id="attachment_41644" align="alignright" width="240" caption="(Maureen Kirby Dore)"][/caption] ABC News chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross wrote up a post on "... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw's Next USA Documentary to Focus on the Civil Rights Movement - Posted November 27, 2010
Since leaving the "NBC Nightly News" anchor desk, Tom Brokaw has been busy doing other projects for the NBC Universal family. Most recently he has been working with USA Network on a number of documentaries highlighting different aspects of American li... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw Fills in For Brian Roberts... er, Brian Williams, at CPJ Awards Dinner - Posted November 24, 2010
Last night the Committee to Protect Journalists held its 20th annual International Press Freedom Awards Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria in New York. NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams was scheduled to host the evening, but... [TVNewser]

What's Wrong with Mike Allen's Face? - Posted November 23, 2010
Politico Playbook author Mike Allen showed up to MSNBC's "Morning Joe" this morning with a white bandage positioned awkwardly along the bridge of his nose. Hosts ... [FishbowlDC]

Howard Kurtz: Phil Griffin threatened to Fire Keith Olbermann Over Political Donations - Posted November 15, 2010
[caption id="attachment_39718" align="alignright" width="243" caption="Griffin and Olbermann at Countdown's Fifth Anniversary Party"][/caption] In a wide-ranging postmortem addressing what happened after MSNBC host... [TVNewser]

Matt Taibbi On Keith Olbermann's Suspension--'Completely and Utterly Retarded' - Posted November 8, 2010
Rolling Stone journalist and FBLA favorite Matt Taibbi isn't one to hold back on his media criticism. He once threw a pie filled with ... [FishbowlLA]

Tom Brokaw: Much of Twitter is "Just Stuff That Fills Air" - Posted November 6, 2010
NBC's Tom Brokaw speaks with The Poynter Institute's Mallary Jean Tenore. Excerpts: > Whether the n... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview: 10.31.10 - Posted October 29, 2010
NBC's Meet the Press: Gov. Haley Barbour (R-MS) Chairman, Republican Governors Association; Fmr. Gov. Tim Kaine (D-VA), Chairman, Democratic National Committee; Tom Brokaw, NBC News; Charlie Cook, National Journal; ... [FishbowlDC]

Rachel Maddow & Rev. Dr. Joan Brown Campbell Awarded the Walter Cronkite Faith & Freedom Award - Posted October 25, 2010
MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow was among the recipients of the Walter Cronkite Faith and Freedom Award from the ... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams on Juan Williams, Rick Sanchez: 'Media Organizations are Exerting Their Own Right to Employ or Not Employ These Folks' - Posted October 23, 2010
NBC's Brian Williams is in the Windy City today, anchoring Friday's Nightly News from along the Chicago River on a balmy October night. Williams, who serves on the Board of Directors of the ... [TVNewser]

Election 2010: NBC News, MSNBC Slate Midterm Coverage Plans - Posted October 19, 2010
NBC News and MSNBC have slated their coverage plans for the 2010 midterm elections. On the broadcast network, "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams will lead coverage during the 6:30 PM newscast ... [TVNewser]

David Doss Leaving CNN's 'AC360' - Posted October 15, 2010
The senior executive producer of CNN's "AC360," David Doss, is leaving the program, TVNewser has learned. He will remain with CNN, and will work in the network's program development group under ... [TVNewser]

Blitzer & Brokaw Moderate Upcoming Debates - Posted October 12, 2010
A couple programming notes related to the midterm elections: Tonight NBC's Tom Brokaw moderates the final California Gubernatorial debate between Meg Whitman (R) and Jerry Brown (D). The debate will air live on NBC stations in Los... [TVNewser]

Ex-CNBCer Jonathan Wald in Talks with CNN - Posted October 11, 2010
B&C's Marissa Guthrie reports former CNBC president Jonathan Wald is in line for the EP job for CNN's upcoming ... [TVNewser]

Jon Stewart Mocks Rick Sanchez - Posted October 3, 2010
Jon Stewart made his first comments about Rick Sanchez last night at a benefit in New York City. The Hollywood Reporter ... [TVNewser]

Education Nation Soaked - Posted September 27, 2010
Downpours in New York City this morning soaked Day 2 of NBC News's Education Nation. The conference, some of which has been carried on MSNBC and NBC, is being held on Rockefeller Plaza, including a tented space over the area that is the skating rink in the Winter months. The worst of... [TVNewser]

Edwin Newman Dies at 91 - Posted September 15, 2010
Longtime NBC News correspondent and "language cop" Edwin Newman has died. He was 91 years old. Newman was with the network for 24 years, covering politics and foreign affairs until his retirement in ... [TVNewser]

Three Evening News Anchors Walk Onto a Plane... - Posted September 14, 2010
Fox News Channel senior VP Michael Clemente is featured in this week's "Frequent Flier" column in the New York Times. The executive, who spent many years at ABC News before joi... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw Honored by National Football Foundation - Posted September 6, 2010
With the NFL's regular season getting underway on Thursday (Vikings v. Saints), it's timely that the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) is announcing its ... [TVNewser]

Rachel Maddow Wins Walter Cronkite Faith & Freedom Award - Posted August 22, 2010
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow has been named a Walter Cronkite Faith & Freedom Award ... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw to Moderate California Gubernatorial Debate - Posted August 5, 2010
NBC's Tom Brokaw has been tapped to moderate an October 12 California gubernatorial debate between Democrat Jerry Brown and Republican ... [TVNewser]

The Stars Are Back on NBC! - Posted June 27, 2010
Last week NBC announced that it's longtime marketing chief, John Miller, would be leaving his post to oversee the company's integration into Comcast (if the FCC and DOJ ever ... [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]

Abbie Boudreau Wins Livingston Award - Posted June 2, 2010
•CNN investigative correspondent Abbie Boudreau received a Livingston Award today, bestowed for excellence in reporting by journalists under the age of 35. Boudreau won for last fall's ... [TVNewser]

Diane Sawyer Receiving ASU Cronkite Award - Posted June 1, 2010
Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication has announced that "ABC World News" anchor Diane Sawyer will be the recipient of the 2010 Walter Cronkite Award f... [TVNewser]

'Morning Joe' Three Years In - Posted May 8, 2010
MSNBC's "Morning Joe" gets the New York Times Sunday Styles section treatment this weekend. In a 2,700-word article we learn about what Joe and Mika (first names only) think about the evolution of the show and what other boldface names think of the chatfest which celebrates three years on the... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw on His 'BIG Wake-Up Call' - Posted April 30, 2010
In an essay for the wowOwow.com series "The Woman I Love", NBC's Tom Brokaw writes about wife Meredith. The two began dating in college. Meredith became Miss South Dakota and ... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Tom Brokaw, Charlie Rose, and John Sykes Stop By - Posted April 7, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE The mood may have been a little low-key today at Michael's, but we spotted plenty of power players dining and dishing about their next big moves. I was intrigued to see former MTV colleagues John Sykes (now Playlist's CEO) ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Tom Brokaw, Charlie Rose, and John Sykes Stop By - Posted April 7, 2010
— DIANE CLEHANE The mood may have been a little low-key today at Michael's, but we spotted plenty of power players dining and dishing about their next big moves. I was intrigued to see former MTV colleagues John Sykes (now Playlist's CEO) ... [FishbowlNY]

Stars and Stripes Wins Polk Award for Series on the Pentagon's PR Firm Controversy - Posted April 1, 2010
A team of reporters at the independent military newspaper Stars and Stripes snagged a 2009 George Polk Award for a series of stories about the Rendon Group's profiling of journalists covering the war in Afghanistan. Reporters C... [PRNewser]

More Newsers Tapped to Address Grads - Posted March 21, 2010
As commencement season nears, we've got the latest on which newsers will address members of the Class of 2010: • CNN's, soon-to-be ABC's, Christiane Amanpour: Northwestern University (IL), June 18 (also: 2010 Senior Class Day speaker at ... [TVNewser]

Rove to Brokaw: FNC's 'News Side' Has Been Fair to Pres. Obama - Posted March 14, 2010
This morning on "Meet the Press", Tom Brokaw subbing for David Gregory, asked his guest, former adviser to Pres. Bush, about FNC's coverage of Pres. Obama. BROKAW: You're now at Fox News. Do you think that Fox News is fair to President Obama? ROVE: I think they-- on the news side, absolutely. I... [TVNewser]

Brokaw Fills in for Gregory on Sunday's 'MTP' - Posted March 12, 2010
Tom Brokaw moderates "Meet the Press" this Sunday, the first time David Gregory will be sitting out a wee... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw: 'We Let the Word 'Retirement' Get out There in an Inappropriate Way' - Posted March 4, 2010
Tom Brokaw's latest documentary "BOOMER$" airs tonight on CNBC (9pmET), and the LA Times' Matea Gold spoke to Brokaw ... [TVNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted March 4, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day "McCain keeps his campaign promise of reaching across the aisle, starting with an upraised finger." -- A tweet from Roger Ebert, of movie critic fame. "No, no it's Meredith." -- NBC's Tom Brokaw to CBS's David Letterman on the Late Show last night in response to Letterman asking Brokaw, "How's your... [FishbowlDC]

News, Not Sports, is Headline At the Start of Opening Ceremony Coverage on NBC - Posted February 12, 2010
NBC's coverage of the Opening Ceremony of the Vancouver Winter games did not begin the way so many have in the past -- with celebration and hope. Instead Bob Costas and Matt Lauer opened NBC's coverage with the som... [TVNewser]

The Fishbowl Interview With Brian Williams - Posted February 12, 2010
Say hi to NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams. He was recently in Washington to attend the traditional off-the-record news anchor lunch with President Obama. He has been with the network si... [FishbowlDC]

Book Party for Mika B. - Posted February 11, 2010
Barbara Walters was among the guests the other night at New York's Kouros Gallery for Mika Brzezinski's new book "All Things At Once." Brzezinski's book is dedicated to her mother, the ... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw On The Big 7-0: 'I'm Not Mature Enough to Be 70' - Posted February 6, 2010
Today is Tom Brokaw's 70th birthday. "I'm 70????" he jokes in an email to TVNewser, when we asked for his thoughts on the milestone. "Migod, is that true? How come no one told me?" Brokaw is just as mysterious when it comes to his plans for today: "Alter my driver's license so... [TVNewser]

Risque Red Sweater Leads to "Merv the Perv" on "Morning Joe" - Posted January 22, 2010
<img alt="090610scarborough.jpg" src="/fishbowlDC/files/original/090610scarborough.jpg" width="175" height="212" "It's just a sweater, but they're turning me into 'Merv the Perv'," complained MSNBC's "Morning Joe" ... [FishbowlDC]

Brian Williams to Speak at Notre Dame Commencement - Posted January 17, 2010
Brian Williams will be the main commencement speaker at the Univerity of Notre Dame on May 15. He'll also receive an honorary degree. "Mr. Williams is one of this country's most respected and trusted journalists, and we are absolutely delighted that he has accepted our invitation," said... [TVNewser]

Brokaw: TV was "Least Appealing Part" - Posted January 16, 2010
<img alt="tb.jpg" src="/fishbowlDC/files/original/tb.jpg" width="260" height="261" class="alignright" hspace="3" vspace="3"/The Hill's Capital Living Editor Kris Kitto interviewed Special Correspondent for NBC News Tom Brokaw on Brokaw's upcoming docu... [FishbowlDC]

NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday Lineup - Posted December 31, 2009
This Sunday's "Meet the Press" will include the following: Moderator: David Gregory Guests: Deputy National Security Advisor John Brennan, Department of Homeland Security Sec. Michael Chertoff and Retired C.I.A. Director Michael Hayden Topics... [FishbowlDC]

Would Geraldo Rivera Really Quit if FOX Hires Lou Dobbs? - Posted December 21, 2009
Over the weekend, the Daily News reported that Fox News host Geraldo Rivera has told Fox News f... [TVNewser]

Is 'Good Morning America' a Stopover for Stephanopoulos? - Posted December 11, 2009
While many wonder how brainiac George Stephanopoulos will adjust to the bathetic world of morning television, it may be a moot point. Judging by ABC's recent history, "Good Morning America" anchors are next in line for the "World News" throne. The newest, ... [TVNewser]

Changes at ABC 'Played Without Publicity' - Posted December 9, 2009
ABC is in the midst of a game of musical anchor chairs. Diane Sawyer is moving into the "World News" anchor chair starting Dec. 21, George Stephanopoulos has all but been announced to join "Good Morning America" next Monday and GMA host Chris Cuomo... [PRNewser]

Tom Brokaw OK After NYC Car Crash - Posted December 7, 2009
We were relieved to learn that NBC News' Tom Brokaw and his wife, Meredith, were unhurt after being involved in a three-car crash on Friday, although the driver of another car was killed. TVNewser ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Tom Brokaw OK After NYC Car Crash - Posted December 7, 2009
We were relieved to learn that NBC News' Tom Brokaw and his wife, Meredith, were unhurt after being involved in a three-car crash on Friday, although the driver of another car was killed. TVNewser ... [FishbowlNY]

Tom Brokaw Unhurt After Car Crash in New York - Posted December 4, 2009
NBC's Tom Brokaw and his wife Meredith were involved in a three car accident along New York's Bruckner Expressway this afternoon, which resulted in the death of the driver of one of the other vehicles. Here's a statement from the Brokaws: Tom and Meredith Brokaw, ... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams On Five Years At Nightly's Helm: 'My Life Has Far Surpassed My Wildest Dreams' - Posted December 2, 2009
It was on this day five years ago — December 2, 2004 — that Brian Williams took over the NBC Nightly News desk, succeeding Tom Brokaw. "Whatever success we have enjoyed over these five yea... [TVNewser]

Columbia, Brokaw Honor Seattle Times Investigative Reporter Armstrong With John Chancellor Award - Posted November 19, 2009
Ken Armstrong accepts the John Chancellor Award "The only way I can get into Columbia is to be asked to speak," joked NBC News correspondent Tom Brokaw as he kicked off the ceremony for the John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Jo... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Columbia, Brokaw Honor Seattle Times Investigative Reporter Armstrong With John Chancellor Award - Posted November 19, 2009
Ken Armstrong accepts the John Chancellor Award "The only way I can get into Columbia is to be asked to speak," joked NBC News correspondent Tom Brokaw as he kicked off the ceremony for the John Chancellor Award for Excellence in Jo... [FishbowlNY]

Flashback: Berlin Wall Network Newscasts from 1989 - Posted November 9, 2009
On the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall, TVNewser takes a look back at the broadcast network newscasts from that day, November 9th, 1989. NBC's Tom Brokaw reports for "Nightly News" from Berlin: ... [TVNewser]

Steve Kroft To Receive Paul White Award - Posted November 9, 2009
CBS's Steve Kroft has been named the 2010 Paul White Award winner by The Radio Television Digital News Association (formerly The Radio and Television News Directors Association). Kroft will receive the award April 12 in Las Vegas, during the RTDNA annual convention. "Steve Kroft's prac... [TVNewser]

UPDATED Sunday Show Preview - Posted November 8, 2009
• NBC's Meet the Press: Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey, Gov. Haley Barbour (R-MS), Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA), NYT's David Brooks, WaPo's E.J. Dionne, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow, Republican strategist Ed Gillespie and NB... [FishbowlDC]

30 Years Later: Ted Koppel on Nightline's Evolution - Posted November 6, 2009
It was the fall of 1979, and Iranian militants had seized the U.S. embassy in Tehran, taking 53 Americans hostage. The late Roone Arledge, then president of ABC News, wanted extended network coverage. "Roone had decided a long time before," ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 10.15.09 - Posted October 15, 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 rainy Thu... [FishbowlDC]

Al Neuharth: 'Couric Has Proved Me Wrong' - Posted October 9, 2009
USA Today founder Al Neuharth has been proved wrong on something he wrote three years ago. On September 7, 2006, Neuharth wrote: "[Katie] Couric can't cut it if she stays on the non-news fringe she start... [TVNewser]

Robert MacNeil: Too Much 'Hyperventilating' Over Tabloid Stories In TV News - Posted October 7, 2009
Where Are They Now? A TVNewser Series As we continue TVNewser's ongoing series "Where Are They Now?", we talk with former PBS anchor Robert MacNeil. Next week: former NBC News correspondent No... [TVNewser]

FishbowlDC's Brag Book: Brendan Kownacki - Posted October 1, 2009
Meet brag book's latest- Brendan Kownacki. On his last big project, Kownacki worked on Inauguration with the Broadcast Management Group, a subsidiary of Mason Media Group, where he served as the Director of Strategy and Development for two years. Prior to... [FishbowlDC]

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]

FNC Passes on Obama at Memorial: 'Cronkite Would Have Wanted the News Covered' - Posted September 9, 2009
While CNN and MSNBC dipped in and out of this morning's memorial service for Walter Cronkite, including airing the remembrance from Pres. Obama, Fox News Channel aired about three minutes of the service, and did not include the president's remarks. At the two-hour-25 minute ceremony, Obama was the last to speak. He... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted September 4, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: White House senior advisor David Axelrod, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, former Rep. Harold Ford, Jr. (D-TN), NBC's Tom Brokaw and NYT's Tom Friedman CBS' Face the Nation: Education Secretary Arne Duncan ABC's This Week: White House press secretary Robert Gibbs, form... [FishbowlDC]

Senator's Kennedy Funeral Today - Posted August 29, 2009
This is the cover of the program for the funeral this morning of Senator Edward Kennedy, as shared by the family ... [FishbowlDC]

Kennedy Funeral: Guests Arrive - Posted August 29, 2009
This morning, the cable and broadcast networks spent their time closely watching the parade of political celebrities as they arrived at Sen. Kennedy's funeral Mass in the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Health. We spotted former-Presidents Jimmy Carter, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton and President Barack Obama. ... [TVNewser]

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]

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]

President Obama to Speak at Cronkite Memorial - Posted August 18, 2009
The White House confirms today that President Obama will attend and speak at a memorial service for Walter Cronkite in NY next month. AP reports the speakers list is not yet complete, but Bill Clinton, ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 08.18.09 - Posted August 18, 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. That's ... [FishbowlDC]

Cronkite Memorial Guest Speaker list - Posted August 17, 2009
On September 9th, Lincoln Center in New York City will host the Walter Crokite memorial service, which, according to a NYPost Page Six listing, will feature several high-profile speakers: President Obama is expected to speak, as are Bill Clinton, Buzz Aldrin for ... [TVNewser]

What Walter Cronkite Advised Tom Brokaw To Remember - Posted July 24, 2009
In a tribute to Walter Cronkite written for this week's Time magazine, Tom Brokaw recalls the night Cr... [TVNewser]

NY Media Gather For Cronkite|Which Journos Were Called On At Last Night's Presser?|Tribune Seeks Millions For Bonuses|National Geographic Publishes Readers Photos|Everyone Trusts Jon Stewart - Posted July 23, 2009
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NY Media Gather For Cronkite|Which Journos Were Called On At Last Night's Presser?|Tribune Seeks Millions For Bonuses|National Geographic Publishes Readers Photos|Everyone Trusts Jon Stewart - Posted July 23, 2009
TVNewser: ... [FishbowlNY]

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]

John Carroll University Remembers Alum Tim Russert - Posted July 22, 2009
Photo by Betsy Fischer. John Carroll University has recently named its Department of Communications and Theatre Arts after the late Tim Russert. The university has also started ... [FishbowlDC]

Network Statements On The Death Of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 19, 2009
ABC News Anchor Charles Gibson: "Walter Cronkite was and always will be the gold standard. His objectivity, his even-handedness, his news judgment are all great examples. He, as much as anyone, is responsible for developing network television news. He set the standard. He told it 'the way it is' and all... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Show Remembrances for Walter Cronkite; 'Evening News' Voiceover Retired - Posted July 18, 2009
The Saturday morning news broadcasts turned into tributes to Walter Cronkite. On CBS' "The Early Show" weekday anchors Harry Smith and ... [TVNewser]

NBC Statements on the Death of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 17, 2009
• Brian Williams, Anchor and Managing Editor, NBC Nightly News "America has lost an icon, our industry has lost its living giant, and all those who learned about the world from Walter Cronkite have lost an exceptional teacher. He loved his country and had a profound effect on it. He told us the... [TVNewser]

Barbara Walters to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award - Posted July 10, 2009
Variety reports that the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will be presenting Barbara Walters with its Lifetime Achievement Award at... [TVNewser]

Seymour Hersh Wins Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism - Posted June 24, 2009
Investigative journalist and author Seymour Hersh has won the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism, celebrating 40 years of work. Since beginning his career on the police beat in Chicago, Hersh has won five George Polk Awards, two Nation... [GalleyCat]

Talking Back: What You've Told Us... - Posted June 24, 2009
Before turning the "bowl" back to you again, we thought we'd share the results of FishbowlDC's most recent polls. This is what you've told us... Nearly two-thirds of you felt that Tom Brokaw should not accept his appointment to the Commission on WH Fellowships: Should Bro... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 06.22.09 - Posted June 22, 2009
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Cooper, Brokaw, Turner Among The "Sexy Gray Haired Men" - Posted June 20, 2009
Anderson Cooper, Tom Brokaw, and Ted Turner all make the ... [TVNewser]

"The Takeaway" Names New Exec Producer As Host Is Named To Presidential Committee - Posted June 19, 2009
Today, public radio morning drive show "The Takeaway" appointed a new executive producer: MSNBC's former VP of daytime programming Mark Effron. "The Takeaway" is a jointly produced by New York public rad... [morningmedianewsfeed]

"The Takeaway" Names New Exec Producer As Host Is Named To Presidential Committee - Posted June 19, 2009
Today, public radio morning drive show "The Takeaway" appointed a new executive producer: MSNBC's former VP of daytime programming Mark Effron. "The Takeaway" is a jointly produced by New York public rad... [FishbowlNY]

FishbowlDC Poll: Should Brokaw Accept Presidential Appointment - Posted June 19, 2009
Yesterday, we posted that NBC's Tom Brokaw was appointed to the Commission on White House Fellowships by President Obama. In the post, I questioned whether it was a conflict of interest for an active journalist to accept such a role: I've always considered it strange f... [FishbowlDC]

Brokaw Appointed to Commission on WH Fellowships - Posted June 18, 2009
Yesterday, the White House released a list of 28 people that President Obama has appointed to the Commission on White House Fellowships. Among the group selected by the President is NBC's Tom Brokaw. From the release: The White House Fellowship is America's most prestigious program for leadership and public service, providing young individuals... [FishbowlDC]

Tom Brokaw Appointed to Pres. Commission on White House Fellowships - Posted June 17, 2009
NBC special correspondent Tom Brokaw was appointed to the President's Commission on White House Fellowships today. The group will meet this week in D.C. to select the 2009-2010 class of White House Fellows. "These leaders are diverse, non-partisan, and committed to mentor... [TVNewser]

Remembering Russert: DC And Beyond Reflect - Posted June 15, 2009
This past Saturday marked the one year anniversary of the death of Tim Russert. The journalism icon was remembered this weekend throughout DC and beyond- with tributes in his hometown newspaper, The Buffalo News, on NBC by his former colleagues, and also by his former competitors. "Meet the Press" anchor David Gregory... [FishbowlDC]

Brokaw Also Gets Obama Interview - Posted June 4, 2009
Coming off of NBC's "Inside the Obama White House" special reports this week, Tom Brokaw will also interview the President in Dresden, Germany tomorrow morning. The interview coincides with the 65th anniversary of D-Day on Saturday and TVNewser points out Brokaw also interviewed President Bush on the 60th anniversary of D-Day... [FishbowlDC]

The Ticker: Brokaw, Koppel, Maddow... - Posted June 4, 2009
> NBC's Tom Brokaw interviews President Barack Obama from Dresden, Germany tomorrow morning ahead of Saturday's 65th anniversary of D-Day. It airs tomorrow on Today and Nightly News. Brokaw also interviewed Pres. Bush on the 60th anniversary o... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Brokaw, Quick, Sotomayor... - Posted May 27, 2009
> NBC's Tom Brokaw will be honored at the Library Foundation of Los Angeles awards dinner with The Literary Award tonight in Beverly Hills. > Squawk Box anchor Becky Qui... [TVNewser]

NBC News Goes "Inside Obama White House" For Prime Time Special - Posted May 26, 2009
Brian Williams anchors an NBC News special "Inside the Obama White House" which will air in one-hour installments next Tuesday and Wednesday night at 9pmET/PT. More than a dozen crews and cameras will be placed throughout the White House this Friday. And Williams will interview Pres. Obama next Tuesday, the day before... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric on the "Lost Generation" - Posted May 18, 2009
Evening News anchor and managing editor Katie Couric writes an op-ed in today's USA Today that coincides with a CBS News series on the ... [TVNewser]

Where Are Your Fave DC Journos Delivering Commencement Addresses? - Posted May 4, 2009
Alissa Krinsky at TVNewser has compiled this thorough list of where and when your favorite journos will deliver commencement addresses this year. In alphabetical order... • MSNBC's Jonathan Alter: Western Connecticut State University (CT), May 24 • CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 05.01.09 - Posted May 1, 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. It is day 102 covering the Obama administration a... [FishbowlDC]

Bill O'Reilly Unloads on GE, NBC: "A Situation All Americans Should Condemn" - Posted April 21, 2009
Bill O'Reilly has attacked GE and NBC before, even recently. But last night on The Factor, O'Reilly ran the gamut from GE's ties to the ... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw On His Idea For Change During "These Uncertain Times" - Posted April 20, 2009
In a New York Times op-ed titled "Small-Town Big Spending," Tom Brokaw makes his case for reforming "irresponsible, inefficient practices and systems" by changing the "antiquated public structures that exist beyond the Beltway." Brokaw advocates consolidation in the staff... [TVNewser]

Brokaw, Colbert, G-Strings And G-Spots... TMI - Posted April 7, 2009
The Colbert ReportMon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c... [FishbowlDC]

Brian Williams to Receive Cronkite Award - Posted April 6, 2009
Brian Williams has been named this year's recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism. Williams will receive the 26th Cronkite Award from Arizona State Univ... [TVNewser]

Photo Exhibit "Character Project" Opens In DC In Style - Posted April 3, 2009
From photo exhib... [FishbowlDC]

Lunch: Ben Bradlee -- Fewer Newspapers May Not Be 'Such A Bad Thing' - Posted April 1, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE It was truly a head-spinning afternoon at Michael's today. The joint was jumping with so many movers and shakers we could barely keep up with all the goings on, but we did a few laps around the dining room to catch up with the boldface names and those media... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Ben Bradlee -- Fewer Newspapers May Not Be 'Such A Bad Thing' - Posted April 1, 2009
— DIANE CLEHANE It was truly a head-spinning afternoon at Michael's today. The joint was jumping with so many movers and shakers we could barely keep up with all the goings on, but we did a few laps around the dining room to catch up with the boldface names and those media... [FishbowlNY]

Character Project Hits DC This Week - Posted March 31, 2009
"Character Project," the highly anticipated photo exhibit presented by USA Network and Vanity Fair hits Washington this week. The exhibit debuted in book form as American Character: A Photographic Journey, earlier this month. The three day affair kicks-off this Thursday at a reception hosted by NBC News' ... [FishbowlDC]

"Meet" Cleans Up in DC Market - More Eyes Than Others Combined - Posted March 23, 2009
According to metered market overnights in Washington D.C., "Meet the Press" (4.3/12; 116,000 total viewers) delivered more viewers this past Sunday than all the other shows combined. Sunday's exclusive guests were NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Gov. Ed Rendell, and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. The roundtable featured NBC's Tom Brokaw and CNBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted March 20, 2009
NBC's Meet the Press: NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Gov. Ed Rendell (D-PA), Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-CA) and a roundtable with NBC's Tom Brokaw and CNBC's Erin Burnett CBS' Face the Nation: White House Council of Economic Advisors' Austan Goolsbee, Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), Sen. Charles Grassley (R-IA), Slate's ... [FishbowlDC]

Program Notes: Obama, Hannity, Brokaw, Olbermann... - Posted March 18, 2009
• CNN's The Situation Room (7pmET): CNN will extend The Situation Room for an hour beginning at 7pmET and cover President Obama's town hall meeting in California live. "Campbell Brown: No Bias. No Bull." begins at 8pmET. Also — MSNBC's Hardball will be live at 7pmET for the town hall. • FNC's... [TVNewser]

CNN Freelancer Honored For War Reporting - Posted March 16, 2009
CNN producer Alex Quade (left, on assignment with U.S. special forces in Iraq in December) joins the ranks of Tom Brokaw, Mi... [TVNewser]

Taking Out the Trash - Posted March 4, 2009
NBC's Tom Brokaw's a popular guy with the college students. We told you last night he would be delivering the commencement address at William & Mary. TVNewser reports today... [FishbowlDC]

Tom Brokaw To Speak to Fordham Class of '09 - Posted March 4, 2009
NBC's Tom Brokaw will deliver Fordham University's 164th commencement speech on May 16. Brokaw, the former anchor of Nightly News and now a special correspondent for the network, will also receive an honorary doctorate degree at the ceremony. Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York. • John Roberts -... [TVNewser]

Changes at NBC's D.C. Bureau - Posted February 27, 2009
FishbowlDC has the memo from NBC D.C. bureau chief Mark Whitaker announcing several promotions. Antoine Sanfuentes was promoted to Deputy Bureau Chief from his "decade as Senior White House producer." He ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker (Flight 3407 edition): O'Brien, Brokaw, Citizens... - Posted February 13, 2009
> Former CNN science correspondent Miles O'Brien breaks down what happened with the flight on his blog. "Keep this in mind as you watch the often inaccurate, nonsensical, irrelevant coverage of the crash of Continental 3407," he writes early in the post.... [TVNewser]

Frank Radice Joins NATAS as President/CMO - Posted February 4, 2009
Frank Radice, who spent the last 37 years as a TV producer and marketer, has been named President and Chief Marketing Officer of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Until last year, Radice was EVP of The NBC Agency, a job he'd held since 2002. Radice joine... [TVNewser]

Phil Alongi to Depart NBC News - Posted January 23, 2009
NBC News specials executive producer Phil Alongi, who's been with NBC for more than 30 years, is leaving the network at the end of February. Alongi, who's been with the specials unit since 1987 and before that with NBC Nightly News, says simply the time has come to try something different.... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.22.09 - Posted January 22, 2009
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]

The Atlantic Celebrates Gwen Ifill's The Breakthrough - Posted January 20, 2009
Last night at his home Atlantic publisher David Bradley hosted a well-attended party to celebrate the publication of Gwen Ifill's new book The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the ag... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Atlantic Celebrates Gwen Ifill's The Breakthrough - Posted January 20, 2009
Last night at his home Atlantic publisher David Bradley hosted a well-attended party to celebrate the publication of Gwen Ifill's new book The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the ag... [FishbowlNY]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted January 16, 2009
Meet The Press: Rahm Emanuel, Incoming White House Chief of Staff, Tom Brokaw, NBC News, David Brooks, New York Times, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Presidentia... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 01.09.09 - Posted January 9, 2009
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]

NBC/MSNBC/CNBC Inauguration - Posted January 8, 2009
NBC News, and its cable properties, announced plans for the Inauguration today. NBC News' Brian Williams begins anchoring on NBC at 10:30amET, with Tom Brokaw and Lester Holt. Some notes: • Today will broadcast live from D.C. on Mo... [TVNewser]

Cooper: "Get This Bitch Off The Stage" - Posted January 6, 2009
Anderson Cooper helped out The Daily Show last night, moderating the first ever "CNN Puppedential Debate." That's right, to pick the First Dog. What followed were an image of Tom Brokaw sniffing Sen. John McCain, a YouTube question about "who's a... [TVNewser]

Brokaw Reflects on Russert in NYT Magazine - Posted December 29, 2008
Tom Brokaw writes the Tim Russert profile in the The New York Times Magazine's 15th ... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Tom Brokaw Holds Court; Jane Friedman Works The Room - Posted December 17, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE 'Tis the season to be lunching, and the usual A-list suspects were out in force today with plenty of glad-handing and air kissing all around. Maybe it's because this is (mercifully) the last full week of work for the year or perhaps it's just because everyone is tired of... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Tom Brokaw Holds Court; Jane Friedman Works The Room - Posted December 17, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE 'Tis the season to be lunching, and the usual A-list suspects were out in force today with plenty of glad-handing and air kissing all around. Maybe it's because this is (mercifully) the last full week of work for the year or perhaps it's just because everyone is tired of... [FishbowlNY]

MTP Wins Big With Gregory's Debut - Posted December 15, 2008
TVNewser has obtained the overnight ratings from the metered markets for the Sunday morning public affairs shows. NBC's Meet the Press averaged a 4.1/11, well ahead of ABC's This Week (2.9/7), CBS' Face the Nation (2.7/7) and FOX News Sunday (1.5/4). This was David Gregory's first show as moderator of Meet the Press.... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw is Joe & Mika's First Radio Guest - Posted December 8, 2008
Well, that must've been a tough booking. Tom Brokaw was the first guest on today's inaugural radio show hosted by MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski, "The Joe & Mika Show." Blogger Ron Mwangaguhunga ... [TVNewser]

On Day One, Moderator Meets the Press That Will Cover Him - Posted December 7, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist For a guy who has busted moves with Karl Rove and Mary J. Blige, Davi... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw on "Young Journalists Coming of Age" - Posted December 7, 2008
During their 'hand-off' discussion at the end of Meet the Press, Tom Brokaw told David Gregory why the timing of his taking over the broadcast is so crucial. What... [TVNewser]

David Gregory Named Moderator of Meet the Press - Posted December 7, 2008
After a week of speculation, NBC's Tom Brokaw made it official this morning — David Gregory will become the next moderator of Meet the Press, the longest running show on telev... [TVNewser]

Tom Brokaw's Final Meet the Press - Posted December 7, 2008
During a segment on Weekend Today this morning, promoting his interview with Pres.-elect Barack Obama, Tom Brokaw confirmed this would be his final day moderating Meet the Press. ... [TVNewser]

Williams on Gregory Speculation: "On the Lives of My Wife and Two Children, I Have No Idea" - Posted December 5, 2008
As he was getting a new EP in New York, Brian Williams was in LA appearing on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. It didn't take Jay long to ask Williams about the big TV news story of the we... [TVNewser]

David Gregory the Buzz at Business Emmys - Posted December 2, 2008
The event may have been to honor the best in business reporting, but the buzz at the top of the Rock this afternoon was who would be taking over the nation's #1 public affairs show — David Gregory's soon-to-be announced gig as moderator of Meet the Press. Insider... [TVNewser]

This Week's Best in Eight Years - Posted December 1, 2008
This Week with George Stephanopoulos had its best sweeps month ever in both Total Viewers and A25-54. Meet the Press with Tom Brokaw was first in both categories averaging more than 4.5 million Total Viewers. This Week's 3.52 million average is the program's best since November 2000, during the unresolve... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 12.01.08 - Posted December 1, 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]

Barack Obama on Meet the Press Next Sunday - Posted November 30, 2008
At the end of today's Meet the Press, Tom Brokaw announced Pres.-elect Barack Obama would be the guest next Sunday. This will be the third sitdown interview Obama has conducted since being el... [TVNewser]

Names the Same, But A Date More Certain For Meet the Press Announcement - Posted November 25, 2008
Mark it on your calendars, newsies. It appears Dec. 7 may be the day we learn who the new moderator, or moderators, of Meet the Press will be. The LATimes' Matea Gold reports, "According to network sources, that may be ... [TVNewser]

Who's Missing From Rooney's List? - Posted November 24, 2008
TV Week's Michele Greppi writes in this week's "The Insider" about a tvnewser noticeably absent in Andy ... [TVNewser]

Common Bond: The Stephanopoulos-Obama Connection - Posted November 20, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Like somebody else in Washington, "This Week's" George Stephanopoulos doesn't want his two young daughters on TV. "They're not allowed to do interviews," he jokes, referring to six-year-old Elliott and three-year-old H... [TVNewser]

Brokaw Talks MTP , "Controlled Substances" on Conan - Posted November 13, 2008
NBC News' Tom Brokaw talked about the history of the presidential election with Conan O'B... [TVNewser]

Bill O'Reilly Is Favorite (And Least Favorite) Journalist - Posted November 12, 2008
The Pew Research Center has put out their post-election report, and Bill O'Reilly was found to lead both the "favorite campaign journalist" and "least favorite campaign journali... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.10.08 - Posted November 10, 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]

If It's The Sunday Before The Election... It's Meet the Press - Posted November 6, 2008
"Meet the Press" was once again the most-watched public affairs program last Sunday. The Tom Brokaw-moderated program averaged 4.662 million Total Viewers. The rebroadcasts on MSNBC delivered an additional 1,516 million viewers outperforming CNN's "Late Edition" average of 1,211,000 total viewers. FOX News Sunday, which is also rebroadcast on Fox News Channel... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 11.06.08 - Posted November 6, 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]

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]

Katie Couric For Meet the Press?: "Speculation Is Nothing More Than Idle Chitchat" - Posted November 1, 2008
The NYTimes' Jacques Steinberg tries to get to the bottom of who will be the permanent moderator of Meet the Press, once ... [TVNewser]

Roger Ailes Honored by Navy SEALs - Posted October 30, 2008
FNC founder and chairman Roger Ailes was honored by the Navy SEAL Warrior Fund last night during a dinner and ceremony at the Waldorf Astoria. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.29.08 - Posted October 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]

Brian Williams Along with Brokaw and Mitchell to Anchor from Studio 8G on Election Night - Posted October 28, 2008
NBC News and cable news networks, MSNBC and CNBC, have released details about their election night programming. As has been previously reported, Rockefeller Plaza will be turned into "Election Plaza" with an electoral map on the ice rink and, according to the press release, McCain and Obama banners "rising 16 stories up... [TVNewser]

Kristol: Palin "Should Do 'FOX News Sunday' And Every Show" - Posted October 26, 2008
On the heels of Ben Smith's report on Politico about rising tension in the McCain camp regarding the handling of Gov. ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.24.08 - Posted October 24, 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]

Brokaw Talks Debates, Election Night on Daily Show - Posted October 23, 2008
Tom Brokaw interviewed Gen. Colin Powell on Sunday and hosted a Presidential Debate, but last night on The Daily Show, the tables were turned. Jon Stewart brought up that the two would not be together on Election Night. "Now you tell me," joked Brok... [TVNewser]

McCain To Meet Brokaw on NBC - Posted October 23, 2008
A week after Colin Powell sat across from Tom Brokaw and ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.23.08 - Posted October 23, 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 t... [FishbowlDC]

Brokaw on Meet: "I Love Doing It. It's Given Me a Center of Gravity" - Posted October 22, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist How would the late Tim Russert assess Tom Brokaw as moderator of "Meet the Press?" "I would like to think he'd think it's going prett... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.20.08 - Posted October 20, 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]

Colin Powell Chooses Meet the Press to Endorse Barack Obama - Posted October 19, 2008
On Friday, the NBC News press department let us know that Colin Powell would be Tom Brokaw's guest on Meet the Press. Generally, Sunday show bookings are not newsworthy in their own right. ... [TVNewser]

Imus Comes To The Newseum - Posted October 16, 2008
I have a piece online for the Washington Examiner about Don Imus' live broadcast this morning from the Newseum, his first DC broadcast in years. Both Imus and sidekick ... [FishbowlDC]

On Brokaw & The Candidates: "Is Tom Supposed to Wrestle Them to the Ground?" - Posted October 12, 2008
This morning on CNN's Reliable Source, Howard Kurtz asked Politico's Roger Simon whether he thought Tom Brokaw lost control of last Tuesday's debate? Simon: No. I think he really was trying to play by the rules. And if he appeared to lose control, it's because it's live TV, and both the guys... [TVNewser]

FOX Sends Cease & Desist to McCain Web Operator - Posted October 11, 2008
TVNewser has obtained a cease & desist letter sent by lawyers from Fox News Channel to AirNet Group Corporation, the company that hosts John McCain's campaign Website. The copyright infringement notification stems from ... [TVNewser]

Parnell as Brokaw, and Three-Second Follow-Ups - Posted October 10, 2008
The first episode of "Saturday Night Live Weekend Update Thursday" premiered last night on NBC, with a lengthy debate cold open kicking things off and two segments of Weekend Update. Tom Brokaw was played by SNL alum ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 10.10.08 - Posted October 10, 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]

Meet Back on Top - Posted October 9, 2008
NBC's Meet the Press was back in the top spot on Sunday mornings, after falling into 2nd to CBS' Face the Nation last week for the first time in more than 100 weeks. The NBC program won in the ... [TVNewser]

Will Bob Schieffer Succeed At Reining in the Candidates? - Posted October 9, 2008
The Boston Herald's Jessica Heslam writes about Wednesday's final presidential debate moderated by CBS's Bob Schieffer. Heslam talked with former ABC News correspondent Bob Zelnick, ... [TVNewser]

Lunch: Joy Behar, Star Jones & Another Sarah Palin Doppelganger - Posted October 8, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE What recession? The joint was jumping at Michael's today. Media mavens, television types and fashionistas were still trying to digest the week's head spinning events but, in true New York style, weren't letting a worldwide tanking economy get in the way of a good time. There was... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch: Joy Behar, Star Jones & Another Sarah Palin Doppelganger - Posted October 8, 2008
— DIANE CLEHANE What recession? The joint was jumping at Michael's today. Media mavens, television types and fashionistas were still trying to digest the week's head spinning events but, in true New York style, weren't letting a worldwide tanking economy get in the way of a good time. There was... [FishbowlNY]

Debate Reaction: Debating Brokaw - Posted October 8, 2008
In the first debate with a different format, allowing for questions from the audience and from the web, the role of moderator was slightly modified. How did Tom Brokaw do? Some reaction: • The Associated Press' ... [TVNewser]

No One, Not Even the Next President of the United States, Gets In the Way of Brokaw's Script - Posted October 7, 2008
Funny thing with the town hall style debate — the candidates have a tendency of roaming all over the place, keeping camera operators alert, as the candidates lose track of time. That left moderator Tom Brokaw to ask, remind, plead with the nominees ... [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]

Bob Schieffer's Debate Preps Include Grand Ole Opry Warm Up - Posted October 6, 2008
While all eyes will be on Nashville tomorrow night, Bob Schieffer made his debut at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry last night. Schieffer and his band Honky Tonk Confidential were on the same bill as stars ... [TVNewser]

Ifill: Palin "Blew Me Off" - Posted October 5, 2008
Gwen Ifill joined Tom Brokaw and others on Meet the Press this morning as part of a panel discussing the VP debate. She describes how she was put in a tough position as moderator because of both candidates' styles. "Joe Biden decided that he was going t... [TVNewser]

Covering the Veeps - Posted October 2, 2008
The cablers have been employing countdown clocks more than eight hours before the debate tonight, and all networks are gearing up for coverage: • ABC — Charlie Gibson, Diane Sawyer and George Stephanopoulos anchor from New ... [TVNewser]

Obama Campaign Ignoring NBC Cease-and-Desist - Posted September 30, 2008
Despite a cease-and-desist from NBC News, the VoteForChange.com ad on Sen. Barack Obama's YouTube channel featuring NBC and MSNBC remains available... [TVNewser]

Brokaw on Olbermann, MTP's Future and McCain - Posted September 30, 2008
In a wide-ranging profile of NBC News' Tom Brokaw, as well as an analysis of his Meet the Press moderation thus far, the New York Times' Jacques Steinberg delves ... [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]

Brokaw, Olbermann Featured in Obama Ad - Posted September 28, 2008
Tom Brokaw anchors a mock election night broadcast and Keith Olbermann's voice can be heard announcing Sen. John Mc... [TVNewser]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted September 26, 2008
Meet the Press: Bill Clinton. Tom Brokaw will moderate a debate between Colorado Senate candidates Mark Udall (D) and Bob Schaffer (R). Face the Nation: ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.24.08 - Posted September 24, 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 t... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.18.08 - Posted September 18, 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]

Meet Tops After Each Convention - Posted September 11, 2008
The Sundays following the DNC and the RNC were won once again by NBC's Meet the Press, which was the top-rated Sunday morning public affairs show of the week in both Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo. Last week marked the 100th consecutive MTP placed first in Total Viewers. After the DNC, ... [TVNewser]

Bloggers Have Their Say About the Change in the Airwaves - Posted September 9, 2008
WaPo's Howard Kurtz picks up much of the left-leaning blog reaction to Keith Olbermann and ... [TVNewser]

All Good Things Must Come to an Objective End, Also Olbermann - Posted September 8, 2008
After weeks of rumored behind-the-scenes tension MSNBC has announced that it is removing Chris Matthews and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

All Good Things Must Come to an Objective End, Also Olbermann - Posted September 8, 2008
After weeks of rumored behind-the-scenes tension MSNBC has announced that it is removing Chris Matthews and ... [FishbowlNY]

Andrea Mitchell and the "Balloon Wielding Thugs" - Posted September 5, 2008
Following the conclusion of Sen. John McCain's speech on MSNBC, anchor Keith Olbermann threw it to various reporters around the Convention. But when he went to ... [TVNewser]

Brokaw Stops By The CNN Grill - Posted September 5, 2008
Who says competing networks can't sit down over a milkshake? Above, NBC's Tom Brokaw and Hollywood heavyweight Barry Levinson sharing a meal this week at the CNN Grill. Wednesday night, CNN Worldwide chief marketing off... [FishbowlDC]

RNC '08: Scenes From the Riverside Press Center - Posted September 4, 2008
FBNY took the long way to the CNN Grill today, through the Riverside Center which is doubling as the Press Tent, except unlike Denver this one has actual bathrooms and a steady Internet connection (all the media types have been raving about their work digs here). Along the way we... [morningmedianewsfeed]

RNC '08: Scenes From the Riverside Press Center - Posted September 4, 2008
FBNY took the long way to the CNN Grill today, through the Riverside Center which is doubling as the Press Tent, except unlike Denver this one has actual bathrooms and a steady Internet connection (all the media types have been raving about their work digs here). Along the way we... [FishbowlNY]

McCain Campaign's Problem With Brokaw? - Posted September 2, 2008
Sen. John McCain's "love affair" with the media is over, but has the rift hit a new height? Bloomberg's Heidi Przybyla writes about the recent uproar over ... [TVNewser]

Between Politicians and Pundits, Brokaw Aims for New Target - Posted September 2, 2008
NBC's Tom Brokaw is looking forward to a bit of a break post-RNC before this Sunday's Meet the Press, even if it's only for 48 hours. "I'm trying to get back to Montana, before going back to Washington...It's bird hunting season," the former Nightly News anchor tells TVNewser. B... [TVNewser]

Edwin O. Guthman, 89 - Posted September 2, 2008
From Elaine Woo's obit today: Edwin O. Guthman, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist and editor whose aggressive pursuit of Watergate stories during the 1970s earned him the en... [FishbowlLA]

The Ticker (Gustav edition): Shep, Anderson, Gibson... - Posted September 1, 2008
> FNC's Shepard Smith gets some high praise from the Kansas City Star's Aaron Barnhart. "Now that Shepard Smith is on Fox, there's really no reason to watch anything else," he writes. "Knowledge of his home state and his experienc... [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]

O'Reilly "Almost Sick" Over MSNBC Chyron - Posted August 30, 2008
A chyron appearing on MSNBC yesterday afternoon around 4:15pmET had Bill O'Reilly fired up last night. The chyron read, "How many houses does Palin add to the Republican ticket?" and teased a segment about Palin's finances (apparently it's one house and two properties). C... [TVNewser]

The Networks End 2008 Convention #1 - Posted August 28, 2008
About an hour before Sen. Barack Obama took the stage:... [TVNewser]

The Press Meets Betsy Fischer - Posted August 25, 2008
Let this be a lesson to you kids: being organized can get you all the way to the TV top. Meet the Press EP Betsy Fisher is featured in her hometown newspap... [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]

Denver '08: Sunday Morning Talkers at the Shorenstein Brunch - Posted August 24, 2008
The Shorenstein brunch is underway (thus far free wireless signals appear to be rather easy to come by in Denver...hooray the future). The brunch opened with a tribute to Tim Russert and ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Denver '08: Sunday Morning Talkers at the Shorenstein Brunch - Posted August 24, 2008
The Shorenstein brunch is underway (thus far free wireless signals appear to be rather easy to come by in Denver...hooray the future). The brunch opened with a tribute to Tim Russert and ... [FishbowlNY]

Pioneer Shister Inducted Into LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame - Posted August 23, 2008
Proving true one of her slogans: "Shisterhood is Powerful." TVNewser's Gail Shister will be inducted into the LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame this afternoon at the National Lesbian & Gay Journalist... [TVNewser]

MSNBC Sets Hourly Convention Anchors - Posted August 21, 2008
Tom Brokaw will be among the six daytime anchors responsible for an hour at both the Democratic and Republican conventions. Others include Andrea Mitchell, ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.21.08 - Posted August 21, 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 Mu... [FishbowlDC]

Brian Williams on CCTV Gives Props To His Predecessor - Posted August 16, 2008
NBC's Brian Williams is doing his part as journalist and diplomat while reporting from Bei-jing. This week, he was a guest on CCTV-9, th... [TVNewser]

The News of the Games - Posted August 16, 2008
The AP's David Bauder writes about what might be in store for the networks of NBC Universal next week with the Michael Phelps show near an end. Bauder also writes about the off-the-field news and how NBC has reported it: During the first week, NBC has done little to upset its hosts.... [TVNewser]

Meet the Press Takes Gold - Posted August 16, 2008
Last Sunday's half-China, half-DC Meet the Press beat its competition. The Olympics likely helped, but being on earlier in some markets or not at all in others (89% coverage) didn't. The program averaged 3.354 million Total Viewers; 37% more than CBS' "Face the Nation;" 50% more than ABC's "This Week;" and 185%... [TVNewser]

TVNewser Gets It Right, and Nightly News, Well.... - Posted August 12, 2008
Last night, Brian Williams began Nightly News telling viewers, "as far as we can tell and as far looking back this is the first live network evening newscast to originate from here since 1987, the last time NBC Nightly News broadcast from here." If Brian had only che... [TVNewser]

Nightly's Live Broadcast From Tiananmen Square - Posted August 11, 2008
Brian Williams anchors Sunday's NBC Nightly news from Beijing. NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams will originate live from Tiananmen Square tonight (Tuesday morning in Beijing), site of the 1989 uprising that led... [TVNewser]

Gregory's Humor Shows at the Close of Meet the Press - Posted August 11, 2008
FishbowlDC has the clip from yesterday's multi-national Meet the Press, where Tom Brokaw spoke with Treasury Secretary ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 08.11.08 - Posted August 11, 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]

Lifetime Achievement for Producer Who Has "Too Much Stuff" Left To Do - Posted August 7, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist With a face young enough for a milk carton, how does Ken Burns qualify for a Lifetime Achievement Award? That's exactly what he thought when he was chosen to receive the accolade at the 29th annual News and Documentary... [TVNewser]

Presidential Debate Moderators Set - Posted August 5, 2008
Breaking: Drudge reports that the 2008 presidential debate moderators have been named. According the the site, the moderators will be Jim Lehrer of PBS, Tom Brokaw of NBC, Gwen Ifill... [TVNewser]

With Obama, Brokaw's Best Ratings - Posted August 3, 2008
Last week's Meet the Press, which featured an interview with Sen. Barack Obama, saw its best ratings since Tom Brokaw took over as ... [TVNewser]

NBC To Stream Convention Coverage on Mobile - Posted August 1, 2008
The Olympics aren't the only big event NBC is taking mobile. The network, together with its cable brethren MSNBC and CNBC, will make more than 200 hours of news coverage from the upcoming Democratic and Republican National Conventions available on its NBC News 2 Go and NBC Mobile channels, Fierce Mobil... [ThinkMobile - SocialTimes.com]

Luke Russert to Report For NBC News at Conventions - Posted July 31, 2008
Luke Russert, son of the late NBC News DC Bureau chief Tim Russert, will be working as an NBC News correspondent focusing on youth issues during the upcoming DNC and RNC conventions. The press release is expected shortly... > More: Tom Brokaw... [TVNewser]

Whitaker's Long Distance Call-Up to the DC Bureau - Posted July 29, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist L'amour, toujours l'amour. Mark Whitaker was attending a cousin's wedding outside Provence, France, when NBC News boss Steve Cap... [TVNewser]

The Big Story in Canada? That U.S. Network - Posted July 28, 2008
The Saturday cover story of Canada's Globe and Mail was about the business angle of NBC's upcoming Olympian effort: "a $1-billion cross-platform laboratory designed to capture the exact destination of viewers and prove to advertis... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 07.22.08 - Posted July 22, 2008
Good Morning Washington. Where can you find the above slippers? Let us know. 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. ... [FishbowlDC]

Brokaw Gets Obama For Meet the Press - Posted July 21, 2008
NBC just announced that Tom Brokaw will interview Barack Obama for the full hour on Meet the Press this Sunday: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) will sit down with Tom Brokaw as he concludes his overseas tour in London for a "Meet the Press" exclusive interview to air on Sunday,... [TVNewser]

MSNBC's Phil Griffin, "A Big Fan" of Fox News, Says It's "Our Time" - Posted July 17, 2008
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Phil Griffin to Chris Wallace: Kiss my Peacock. The newly-named president of MSNBC takes offense at ... [TVNewser]

Brit Hume to Step Down As Fox News Anchor - Posted July 15, 2008
Breaking: TVDecoder reports Brit Hume, 65, will be stepping down as anchor of the network's 6pmET program Special Report after the... [TVNewser]

Tony Snow's Death: MTP Remembers - Posted July 13, 2008
In the Meet the Press minute today, moderator Tom Brokaw remembered one-time Sunday show host and, later, White House press secretary Tony Snow. "It's been a tough season for all of us here in... [TVNewser]

LiveNation Deal, Yahoo! The Talk of Sun Valley - Posted July 8, 2008
Dan Cox, on special assignment for FishbowlLA, covering the 2008 Sun Valley Media Conference. All's quiet on the Western Front for Sun Valley. The conference doesn't officially start until tomorrow, but hundreds of executives, moguls and their families are dribbling in today. A conference shuttle driver said they're expecting 395 people on... [FishbowlLA]

Q2 2008 Ratings: Meet Still on Top - Posted July 4, 2008
NBC's Meet the Press saw its best second quarter ratings since 2004 in Total Viewers, and was the top rated Sunday morning show for the 43rd consecutive quarter in the category. The show has undergone a transformation since the death of its longtime moderator Tim Russert. Last week... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List, 04.07.08 - Posted April 7, 2008
Good morning Washington. Playbook tells us that Bloomberg's Billy McQuillen, "who provides 'adult' supervision to Catholic University's newspaper, is a birthday boy today.'" Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: REVOLVING DOOR | NEWSPAPERS | ... [FishbowlDC]

About Last Night... - Posted March 5, 2008
Tom Brokaw said "ass," Wonkette doesn't like MSNBC's panel, Tim Russert picks his nose, Fox was ... [FishbowlDC]

NBC Says Brokaw Does So Write His Own Books - Posted January 16, 2008
Jenny Tartikoff of NBC emails us about our recent post about Tom Brokaw and the cheapo scholarship: The scholarship program was established to honor Tom Brokaw's 30 years of service to NBC News. It's just one s... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 08.28.07 - Posted August 28, 2007
Good morning Washington. Overwhelmingly, you think Dana Perino will be the next White House press secretary. TVNewser reports, "An... [FishbowlDC]

Knight International Journalism Award Winners Named - Posted August 24, 2007
From the release: The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) has named Egyptian blogger Wael Abbas and Burmese investigative reporter May Thingyan Hein as the 2007 Knight International Journalism Award winners. They will be honored along with Founders Award recipient Tom Brokaw at the 10th annual ICFJ Awards Dinner at the Ronald Reagan Building... [FishbowlDC]

Details In Greenwich Village NBC Death - Posted July 31, 2007
The story surrounding Eric Wishnie, the Emmy-winning NBC News producer who fell to his death in Greenwich Village yesterday, just gets more and more depressing. The Daily News reports that his 10-year marriage to Dateline's Dawn Fratangelo was in a state of collapse and that Wishnie was ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Details In Greenwich Village NBC Death - Posted July 31, 2007
The story surrounding Eric Wishnie, the Emmy-winning NBC News producer who fell to his death in Greenwich Village yesterday, just gets more and more depressing. The Daily News reports that his 10-year marriage to Dateline's Dawn Fratangelo was in a state of collapse and that Wishnie was ... [FishbowlNY]

Peacock Productions Following Proud Tradition - Posted July 12, 2007
Is Ben Silverman influencing NBC News by some insidious mind control? Peacock Productions, which sounds like a soft-porn video company, is a new nonfiction provider for NBC, MSNBC, etc. NBC News president, Steve Capus says: There ha... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 06.29.07 - Posted June 29, 2007
Good morning Washington. It was a close call, but you thought Chris Matthews would be the sweaty one. An NBC release announced, "NBC News has been awarded the 8th Annual RTNDA/Unity Award in the television network category for 'Separa... [FishbowlDC]

Imus Snubs Larry King Party - Posted April 18, 2007
One of the more intriguing questions about tonight's Larry King 50th anniversary party in New York has already been answered. Beleaguered radio host Don Imus, a longtime friend of King's, was on the invitee list for tonight's bash, but don't expect to see him. "He's not coming," our inside source says. Here's who... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Imus Snubs Larry King Party - Posted April 18, 2007
One of the more intriguing questions about tonight's Larry King 50th anniversary party in New York has already been answered. Beleaguered radio host Don Imus, a longtime friend of King's, was on the invitee list for tonight's bash, but don't expect to see him. "He's not coming," our inside source says. Here's who... [FishbowlNY]

New York Times Has 1,200 Advance Obits In The Can - Posted April 9, 2007
In a new feature up on mediabistro, New York Times obituaries editor Bill McDonald pulls back the thin black veil, if only slightly, on the obit-writing process — and it doesn't soun... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New York Times Has 1,200 Advance Obits In The Can - Posted April 9, 2007
In a new feature up on mediabistro, New York Times obituaries editor Bill McDonald pulls back the thin black veil, if only slightly, on the obit-writing process — and it doesn't soun... [FishbowlNY]

Lunch at Michael's: Brokaw & Burns Break Bread - Posted March 28, 2007
The scene at 55th & Fifth was bustling as always thanks to one iconic newsman (we always sit up a little straighter when Tom Brokaw is in the room), a mix of movie moguls and the usual roundup of public relations pitchmen and women. Peggy Siegal... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Brokaw & Burns Break Bread - Posted March 28, 2007
The scene at 55th & Fifth was bustling as always thanks to one iconic newsman (we always sit up a little straighter when Tom Brokaw is in the room), a mix of movie moguls and the usual roundup of public relations pitchmen and women. Peggy Siegal... [FishbowlNY]

Woodruff To Deliver Keynote Address at ICFJ - Posted February 28, 2007
From the release: ABC News Anchor Bob Woodruff will give the keynote address at the International Center for Journalists' 10th Annual Awards Dinner on November 13. Tom Brokaw, the former NBC Nightly News Anchor, will receive the Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism at the event, to be held in the... [FishbowlDC]

Lunch at Michael's: Joan Rivers Keeps An Eye On The Door - Posted January 24, 2007
It was a typically atypical lunch crowd today at Michael's — Tom Brokaw here, Joan Rivers there, Cobb salads everywhere — making the Diet Cokes and Pellegrinos go down like fine wine. A quartet of Rubensteins — Howard, Richar... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Lunch at Michael's: Joan Rivers Keeps An Eye On The Door - Posted January 24, 2007
It was a typically atypical lunch crowd today at Michael's — Tom Brokaw here, Joan Rivers there, Cobb salads everywhere — making the Diet Cokes and Pellegrinos go down like fine wine. A quartet of Rubensteins — Howard, Richar... [FishbowlNY]

Sunday Show Preview - Posted December 29, 2006
"Meet The Press": Tom Brokaw, Bob Woodward and Michael Beschloss, E.J. Dionne, Kate O'Beirne, Eugene Robinson and William Safire. "The Chris Matthews Show": HD Net's Dan Rather, Chicago Tribune's Clarence Page, BBC's Katty Kay and MSNBC's Norah O'Donnell. Face The Nation: Gen. Alexander Haig, Washington Post's Ben Bradlee... [FishbowlDC]

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