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In Profile: Pelley, Bartiromo - Posted July 23, 2014
"CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley does a Q+A with The Hill: What did you want ... [TVNewser]

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]

Chris Wallace: Cronkite 'Would Not Be Happy' With the State of the Evening Newscasts - Posted June 16, 2014
"Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace does a Q+A with The Chicago Sun Tim... [TVNewser]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Logan Returns to CBS | DOJ to Review Music Licenses - Posted June 5, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [Fishbowl NY]

Morning Media Newsfeed: Logan Returns to CBS | DOJ to Review Music Licenses - Posted June 5, 2014
[emailonly]{{{ sbox300x250 }}}[/emailonly] Click here to receive Mediabistro's Morning Media Newsfeed via email. ... [FishbowlNY]

David Remnick is Syracuse University's 160th Commencement Speaker - Posted April 2, 2014
Over the years, a number of top-rank journalists have delivered the keynote at Syracuse University's commencement. This group includes "First Lady of American Journalism" Dorothy Thompson Lewis (1937), Walter Cronkite (1968), Dan Rather... [Fishbowl NY]

David Remnick is Syracuse University's 160th Commencement Speaker - Posted April 2, 2014
Over the years, a number of top-rank journalists have delivered the keynote at Syracuse University's commencement. This group includes "First Lady of American Journalism" Dorothy Thompson Lewis (1937), Walter Cronkite (1968), Dan Rather... [FishbowlNY]

'Evening News' Director Eric Shapiro Retires After 51 Years at CBS - Posted February 21, 2014
Veteran CBS News director Eric Shapiro will direct his last "Evening News" broadcast tonight -- 51 years to the day after he first joined the network as a mail room employee. CBS News staffers gathered for a champag... [TVNewser]

Brenda Wood's Commentary on Coke Ad Sparks Debate - Posted February 6, 2014
WXIA anchor Brenda Wood's commentary about the Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad has sparked controversy in the company... [TVSpy]

That's the Way It Went with Walter Cronkite, The Beatles - Posted January 27, 2014
The kind of trivia that Bruce Spizer, author of The Beatles Are Coming!, is able to share never gets old. Doubly so wh... [Fishbowl NY]

That's the Way It Went with Walter Cronkite, The Beatles - Posted January 27, 2014
The kind of trivia that Bruce Spizer, author of The Beatles Are Coming!, is able to share never gets old. Doubly so wh... [FishbowlNY]

Colleagues Remember Chet Curtis: 'The Ultimate Professional, a Great Friend' - Posted January 23, 2014
Colleagues and friends of Chet Curtis, who died Wednesday from pancreatic cancer, remember the longtime Boston anchor as "magnetic" ... [TVSpy]

N.S. Bienstock Acquired by United Talent Agency - Posted January 22, 2014
N.S. Bienstock, one of the nation's biggest and most well-known agencies for TV news talent, has been acquired by United Talent Agency (UTA). Bienstock agents represent more than 600 TV news anchors, reporters and producers including Bill O'Reilly, ... [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]

Latest NLGJA Hall of Fame Inductees Include the Walter Cronkite 'Zapper' - Posted August 22, 2013
At the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) annual convention running today through Sunday in Boston, freelance writer Michael Luongo and The Huffington Post's ... [GalleyCat]

Latest NLGJA Hall of Fame Inductees Include the Walter Cronkite 'Zapper' - Posted August 22, 2013
At the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) annual convention running today through Sunday in Boston, freelance writer Michael Luongo and The Huffington Post's ... [Fishbowl NY]

Latest NLGJA Hall of Fame Inductees Include the Walter Cronkite 'Zapper' - Posted August 22, 2013
At the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) annual convention running today through Sunday in Boston, freelance writer Michael Luongo and The Huffington Post's ... [FishbowlNY]

Latest Patch Site is Hyper-Fictitious - Posted July 5, 2013
And, in this anniversary month of the death of Walter Cronkite, Propwash Junction Patch is being edited by Windy Kronkite, no less. She and the entire site are fake. Although Propwash Junction Patch looks and feels like every other recently redesigned Patch site, it's actually a clever rich content ad for Disney's... [Fishbowl NY]

Latest Patch Site is Hyper-Fictitious - Posted July 5, 2013
And, in this anniversary month of the death of Walter Cronkite, Propwash Junction Patch is being edited by Windy Kronkite, no less. She and the entire site are fake. Although Propwash Junction Patch looks and feels like every other recently redesigned Patch site, it's actually a clever rich content ad for Disney's... [FishbowlNY]

Robin Roberts Gets Standing Ovation at Peabody Awards - Posted May 20, 2013
"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts received a standing ovation as she accepted her George Foster Peabody Award Monday. Roberts is the first journalist since ... [Fishbowl NY]

Robin Roberts Gets Standing Ovation at Peabody Awards - Posted May 20, 2013
"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts received a standing ovation as she accepted her George Foster Peabody Award Monday. Roberts is the first journalist since ... [FishbowlNY]

Robin Roberts Gets Standing Ovation at Peabody Awards - Posted May 20, 2013
"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts received a standing ovation as she accepted her George Foster Peabody Award Monday. Roberts is the first journalist since ... [TVNewser]

KARE, WBNS, KUSA Win Cronkite Awards - Posted March 6, 2013
The University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism has announced the 2013 winners of the Walter Cronkite Awards for Excellence in Television Political Journalism. ... [TVSpy]

Former Phoenix Anchor Bill Close Dies at 91 - Posted January 29, 2013
Bill Close, a longtime anchor at KSAZ (then KOOL) in Phoenix, died Sunday at 91. Close, who KSAZ calls "the Wal... [TVSpy]

Flashback: Pre-teen David Ushery Interviews Walter Cronkite on WFSB - Posted January 28, 2013
Hartford CBS affiliate WFSB took a trip down memor... [TVSpy]

Jimmy Kimmel Leads the Charge into a New Era of Late Night - Posted August 21, 2012
Late night TV just got a wake-up call. ABC has announced that ... [PRNewser]

Fish Food - Posted May 21, 2012
(A Sprinkling of Things we Think you Ought to Know...) Shuster Faces Down Snake - Current TV's David Shuster was recently on vacation in Morocco and engaged in what would ap... [FishbowlDC]

Fishbowl5+ With Dr. Aaron Perlut: The Follically Rugged Man Behind the Million Mustache March - Posted March 29, 2012
The American Mustache Institute, an entity we've been intermittently quarreling and laughing with for the past few weeks, offered up their hairy leader, Aaron Perlut, yesterday for a deep afternoon dive into the Fishbowl by phone. We accepted the challenge as Perlut comes to town this weekend for a ... [FishbowlDC]

Rachel Maddow Wins John Steinbeck Award - Posted February 6, 2012
Author and The Rachel Maddow Show host Rachel Maddow has won the John Steinbeck Award. Previous recipients included Joan Baez, Bruce Springsteen, Arthur Mi... [GalleyCat]

MSNBC's Rachel Maddow Wins John Steinbeck Award - Posted February 6, 2012
MSNBC host Rachel Maddow has won the John Steinbeck Award, Galleycat reports. She is the third female re... [TVNewser]

'CBS This Morning' Review: Mold Broken, Comfort Zones Stretched, 'An A for Effort' - Posted January 9, 2012
Today's debut of "CBS This Morning" was worth the price of admission just for the pleasure of watching 70-year-old Charlie Rose look into the camera and say: "It's a huge Twitt... [TVNewser]

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

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]

At CBS, Another Walter Cronkite In The Newsroom - Posted September 22, 2011
Politico's Patrick Gavin reports about Walter Cronkite wandering the halls at CBS News in Washin... [TVNewser]

FishbowlDC Interview: Bob Schieffer - Posted September 16, 2011
Bob Schieffer is a living legend and icon of American journalism. The moderator of "Face the Nation" and Chief Washington Correspondent for CBS News has worked as a journalist for more than 50 years. Since joining the network... [FishbowlDC]

GWU Gets Three New Media Fellows - Posted September 13, 2011
Just what this town needs -- more "fellows", along with more impressive graduate degrees and longer titles. Former U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett (pictured at left), former White House videographer Arun Chaudhary (shown below) and P.J. Crowl... [FishbowlDC]

Separated at Birth: Author Carol Joynt and Ozzy - Posted May 16, 2011
We're going way outside the box on this one. Carol Joynt, Washington blogger and author of the newly released Innocent Spouse: A Memoir, bears an uncanny resemblance to the Godfather of Heavy Metal Ozzy Osbourne. We think they're different on a number of fronts. For instance, he has 15 tattoos, he... [FishbowlDC]

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

Lehrer Wins 2011 Fourth Estate Award - Posted April 5, 2011
[caption id="attachment_35321" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Photo by Robert Severi"][/caption] PBS Newshour's Jim Lehrer has been named the winner of this year's Fourth Estate Award for career achievement by the National Press C... [FishbowlDC]

USC Annenberg Announces Cronkite Award Winners - Posted March 3, 2011
USC's Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism just announced the winners of its annual Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Politic... [FishbowlLA]

Former LA Times Editor Accepts Journalism School Award - Posted February 11, 2011
This afternoon, former LA Times editor John S. Carroll received the 63rd William Allen White Foundation award from the Uni... [GalleyCat]

Fishbowl5 With National Press Club's New Prez - Posted February 1, 2011
Meet AP's Mark Hamrick, a new V.I.P. in town. The Washington, D.C.-based online video producer and business correspondent was sworn in as National Press Club President Saturday night. Watch the video with President Obama... [FishbowlDC]

Jon Stewart, the Modern Day Edward R. Murrow? - Posted December 27, 2010
The New York Times picks up where we left off, and looks at "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart's efforts to help push the 9/11 first responders bill through Congress. ... [TVNewser]

Olbermann on Koppel Op-Ed: 'The Kind of Television Journalism He Eulogizes, Failed this Country' - Posted November 16, 2010
In a special comment last night, MSNBC's Keith Olbermann addressed Ted Koppel's op-ed in the Washington Post last week. Olbermann praised journalists like Walter Cronkite and ... [TVNewser]

Captain Kangaroo Star and CBS Stage Manager James Wall Dies at 92 - Posted October 29, 2010
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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: 'There is a big difference in the content you get...from the people who do this for a living' - Posted October 21, 2010
Brian Williams is adjusting to a new world of technology and new competitors: cable news, YouTube, Twitter. "Everyone has at their disposal the means to become media on the Web. That's a big change. I get it," he told TV Guide Magazine, "But ther... [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]

Attorney Ron Konecky Passes Away - Posted June 10, 2010
Konecky and wife, Isobel, at a 2007 eventRon Konecky, the New York attorney who represented some of the biggest names in television news, passed away this ... [TVNewser]

FBI Documents: Walter Cronkite Offered to Help Vietnam Protesters - Posted May 14, 2010
One of the most memorable lines ever uttered by a network news anchor was Walter Cronkite's Feb. 27, 1968 editorial on the "CBS Evening News": To say that we are closer to victory today ... [TVNewser]

Walter Cronkite Reassessed - Posted April 14, 2010
Nine months after his death, the life and work of Walter Cronkite was remembered at the RTDNA conference in Las Vegas this morning. Eight men and women who either worked with, have written about, or are carrying on the legacy of the CBS newsman spoke to a diverse group of past, current... [TVNewser]

Andy Rooney On Turning 91 and 'The Single Luckiest Thing That Ever Happened To Me' - Posted January 14, 2010
Andy Rooney — who turns 91 today — is in demand these days. Rooney, a Colgate University alum, will be honored at a February 9 alumni "Tribute and Toast" in New York City. Expected attendees include fellow 'Gate grads such as 60 Minutes EP ... [TVNewser]

Morgan Freeman the New Voice of the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric - Posted January 4, 2010
The AP's David Bauder reports Morgan Freeman is the new announcer for the "CBS Evening News with ... [TVNewser]

Crawford Makes CBS Debut on Today's "Face the Nation" - Posted January 4, 2010
CBS' Bob Schieffer revived a Walter Cronkite tradition on this morning's "Face the Nation"-- the holiday roundtable. The CBS News team- chief White House correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlNY's 2009 Lists: In Memoriam - Posted December 28, 2009
Our favorite part of any award show is the memorial montage commemorating the lives of all those who passed away in the past year. While this year's headlines were populated by the tragic deaths of celebrities and other bold-faced names -- from Michael Jackson and ... [Fishbowl NY]

FishbowlNY's 2009 Lists: In Memoriam - Posted December 28, 2009
Our favorite part of any award show is the memorial montage commemorating the lives of all those who passed away in the past year. While this year's headlines were populated by the tragic deaths of celebrities and other bold-faced names -- from Michael Jackson and ... [FishbowlNY]

Welcome To FishbowlNY's Best Of Lists Of 2009 - Posted December 21, 2009
As the year comes to a close, we couldn't resist taking a look back at all the great things that the media industry covered and produced, all the people who rose to prominence, maintained their perch atop the heap or had dramatic falls, and all the events that were covered faithfully... [Fishbowl NY]

Welcome To FishbowlNY's Best Of Lists Of 2009 - Posted December 21, 2009
As the year comes to a close, we couldn't resist taking a look back at all the great things that the media industry covered and produced, all the people who rose to prominence, maintained their perch atop the heap or had dramatic falls, and all the events that were covered faithfully... [FishbowlNY]

Legendary CBS News Producer/Mentor Bernie Birnbaum Passes Away - Posted November 28, 2009
CBS News and Sports president Sean McManus sent a note to staff today about the death of award winning producer Bernie Birnbaum who passed away Thanksgiving Day at the age of 89. Birnbaum joined CBS in 1951. He worked on a number of programs and in special events. He was an associate... [TVNewser]

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]

Morning Reading List 09.24.09 - Posted September 24, 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. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

NPC Remembers Cronkite and Hewitt - Posted September 17, 2009
Rather, Kalb, Schieffer and Schorr last night at the National Press Club. Marvin Kalb moderated a discussion between ... [FishbowlDC]

NPC Remembers Cronkite and Hewitt - Posted September 14, 2009
The National Press Club will hold "A Tribute to Walter Cronkite and Don Hewitt" this Wednesday evening. Former CBS newsman Marvin Kalb will moderate a panel of Bob Schieffer... [FishbowlDC]

Cronkite To Be Honored At New York Press Club Annual Conference - Posted September 10, 2009
The New York Press Club is set to convene it's 17th annual conference at NYU's Kimmel Center later this month. The gathering, themed "Hard News in Hard Times," will see late news legend Walter Cronkite inducted into the organiza... [Fishbowl NY]

Cronkite To Be Honored At New York Press Club Annual Conference - Posted September 10, 2009
The New York Press Club is set to convene it's 17th annual conference at NYU's Kimmel Center later this month. The gathering, themed "Hard News in Hard Times," will see late news legend Walter Cronkite inducted into the organiza... [FishbowlNY]

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]

Walter Cronkite IV an Intern At (Where Else?) CBS News - Posted September 9, 2009
Walter Cronkite IV (far left) at today's memorial service for his grandfather. The college student is an intern at the CBS News bureau in Washington, DC this fall. Walter Cronkite IV, the grandson of legendary... [TVNewser]

Covering Today's Cronkite Memorial - Posted September 9, 2009
Right now, the public memorial for Walter Cronkite is just getting started at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. TVNewser editors Chris and Kevin are on the scene and Tweetin... [Fishbowl NY]

Covering Today's Cronkite Memorial - Posted September 9, 2009
Right now, the public memorial for Walter Cronkite is just getting started at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. TVNewser editors Chris and Kevin are on the scene and Tweetin... [FishbowlNY]

Walter Cronkite Memorial: TVNewser Twitter - Posted September 9, 2009
TVNewser will be updating our Twitter from Lincoln Center today where we are spending the morning for the Walter Cronkite memorial service. We've embedded our feed on this page so you can can follow our coverage from here. new TWTR.Widget({ search: 'from:TVNewser since:2009-09-09 u... [TVNewser]

Gathering for the Walter Cronkite Memorial Service - Posted September 9, 2009
Outside at Lincoln Center, prior to the Walter Cronkite memorial service.At this hour, a veritable who's who of journalists, political figures, and other newsmakers are either on their way to Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York — or have arrived there by now — for the public memorial... [TVNewser]

Brian Williams's Blog Sets the Record Straight - CBS Claims 'Just Plain Wrong' - Posted September 8, 2009
When Walter Cronkite died in July, the CBS Evening News produced a story about how it was Cronkite, not Ed Sullivan, who should have gotten the credit... [TVNewser]

Mr. Bob, Can You Tell Me How to Get to Sesame Street? - Posted September 4, 2009
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Morning Reading List 09.03.09 - Posted September 3, 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. Happy belated birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

Diane Sawyer to Anchor 'World News': 'Another Nail in the Coffin of the Old Boys' Network' - Posted September 3, 2009
Anyone predicting a Diane Sawyer - Katie Couric "cat fight" come January "needs to get a life," says Connie ... [TVNewser]

Cronkite Memorial Next Wednesday - Posted September 2, 2009
Next Wednesday, CBS will honor the legendary newsman Walter Cronkite with a special memorial at 10:30 AM in Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City. Friends, family, and colleagues will be in attendance and those delivering presentations include President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton, son Chip... [TVNewser]

Belated Reading List 08.26.09 - Posted August 26, 2009
You know its a big news day when you ditch the Venti for the Starbucks "jug." Guess the desk. Playing catch-up... Whitney Kuhn, ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

"60 Minutes" Creator Don Hewitt Dies - Posted August 19, 2009
The summer of death rolls on, this time claiming the life of legendary CBS News producer and "60 Minutes" creator Don Hewitt, who reportedly died this morning. Hewitt, who was 86, was diagno... [Fishbowl NY]

"60 Minutes" Creator Don Hewitt Dies - Posted August 19, 2009
The summer of death rolls on, this time claiming the life of legendary CBS News producer and "60 Minutes" creator Don Hewitt, who reportedly died this morning. Hewitt, who was 86, was diagno... [FishbowlNY]

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]

The Things We (Almost) Missed This Week - Posted August 7, 2009
Before we head into the weekend, here's a look at some big media stories we (almost) missed this week. Better late than never, right? Times Public Editor Takes On Stanley: New York Times public editor Clark Hoyt tried to explain how a... [Fishbowl NY]

The Things We (Almost) Missed This Week - Posted August 7, 2009
Before we head into the weekend, here's a look at some big media stories we (almost) missed this week. Better late than never, right? Times Public Editor Takes On Stanley: New York Times public editor Clark Hoyt tried to explain how a... [FishbowlNY]

'Cronkiters' in Sweden? Apparently Not - Posted August 6, 2009
In the many remembrances of legendary CBS News anchorman Walter Cronkite was the story about how anchormen in Sweden and Holland had been dubbed "cronkiters." But the AP's Frazier Moore found out, that's not the way it was. Turns out, the anchorman who prided himself on accuracy helped perpetuate an unfounded ... [TVNewser]

Olbermann Names Stelter, O'Reilly & Murdoch The Worst|Andersen Blogs At Time.com|The Cheapest & Most Expensive Mags|Time Warner Gets Ready To Dump AOL|Cronkite Myths: Debunked - Posted August 4, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [Fishbowl NY]

Olbermann Names Stelter, O'Reilly & Murdoch The Worst|Andersen Blogs At Time.com|The Cheapest & Most Expensive Mags|Time Warner Gets Ready To Dump AOL|Cronkite Myths: Debunked - Posted August 4, 2009
Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Econ... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 08.03.09 - Posted August 3, 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 Monday mo... [FishbowlDC]

Sally & Schieffer: On Faith, Cronkite and Sundays at Face - Posted July 28, 2009
Sally Quinn stopped by Bob Schieffer's CBS office to chat "On Faith," about his good friend Walter Cronkite and how he spends his Sundays not at c... [FishbowlDC]

At the Center of "The Electronic Hearth" - Posted July 27, 2009
In his column today, Howard Kurtz looks at the death of Walter Cronkite through the deaths of "two other journalistic giants" Peter Jennings and ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 07.27.09 - Posted July 27, 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. From yesterday's ... [FishbowlDC]

Katie Couric Swipes the NYTimes' Alessandra Stanley - Posted July 24, 2009
Wow. This is good. In her 'Notebook' on CBSNews.com, Katie Couric takes down New York Times columnist Alessandra Stanley, and she does it in the cruelest of ways: without mentioning her by name. Last Friday night, Stanley wrote this piece ... [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]

Morning Reading List 07.24.09 - Posted July 24, 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. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

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]

DC'ers Honor Cronkite at Today's Funeral - Posted July 23, 2009
The funeral service for Walter Cronkite was held in NY today at St. Bartholomew Church. CBSNews.com had a live feed of the service. Bob Schieffer, Bill Plante, ... [FishbowlDC]

Jon Stewart Tops 'Most Trusted Newscaster' Poll - Posted July 23, 2009
With the passing of Walter Cronkite, whose funeral later this afternoon will be webcast on CBSNews.com, Time magazine has ... [TVNewser]

Cronkite Tells It Like It Is - Posted July 22, 2009
Since learning of the death of broadcasting legend Walter Cronkite last week, we have been trying to find the right way to pay tribute to him here. Unfortunately, Cronkite's heyday was a bit before our time -- we grew up in a ... [Fishbowl NY]

Cronkite Tells It Like It Is - Posted July 22, 2009
Since learning of the death of broadcasting legend Walter Cronkite last week, we have been trying to find the right way to pay tribute to him here. Unfortunately, Cronkite's heyday was a bit before our time -- we grew up in a ... [FishbowlNY]

Plans for Walter Cronkite Funeral Announced - Posted July 22, 2009
Walter Cronkite's family has released details on his funeral service tomorrow at 2pmET at St. Bartholomew's Church in Manhattan. The service will be a traditional burial service from the Book of Common Prayer with the Rev. William McD. Tully presiding. Music will be performed by St. Bartholomew's Choir. The music was... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 07.21.09 - Posted July 21, 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. Happy Birthday to CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Stableford Finds Work After Folio - Posted July 20, 2009
Here's some proof that there is work out there for talented journos: just a few weeks after being let go from Folio former FishbowlNY-er Dylan Stableford has started covering New York media for ... [Fishbowl NY]

Stableford Finds Work After Folio - Posted July 20, 2009
Here's some proof that there is work out there for talented journos: just a few weeks after being let go from Folio former FishbowlNY-er Dylan Stableford has started covering New York media for ... [FishbowlNY]

Dan Rather Case Back in Court - Posted July 20, 2009
TVNewser has learned Dan Rather's case against CBS Corp. is back before Judge Gammerman's court tomorrow afternoon. We'll let know more tomorrow morning about what to expect. If you watched the coverage of the death of Walter Cronkite this weekend, you did not see much of Rather on CBS. Rather, who succeeded... [TVNewser]

Walter Cronkite the 'Untutored Scientist' Reveled in Space Program - Posted July 20, 2009
We are approaching the exact minute, 40 years ago, when man landed on the moon. It was at 4:17pmET, July 20, 1969 that Apollo 11's lunar module, named Eagle, went where no man had gone before. Walter Cronkite, who passed away Friday, had a passion for America's manned space pro... [TVNewser]

"I Know That He is Immensely Proud of His News Division" - Posted July 20, 2009
CBS News & Sports president Sean McManus sent a note to the staff thanking them for their work this weekend on the coverage of the death of Walter Cronkite, whom McManus called, "the most important and beloved man ever to work at CBS News." Click continued to read the memo... > Related: The... [TVNewser]

FishbowlNY's Amanda Ernst Talks Cronkite, McCourt & Kindle On The Menu - Posted July 20, 2009
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FishbowlNY's Amanda Ernst Talks Cronkite, McCourt & Kindle On The Menu - Posted July 20, 2009
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Author & Famous New Yorker Frank McCourt Dies - Posted July 19, 2009
As we were watching the Walter Cronkite tribute on CBS this evening, we learned that ... [Fishbowl NY]

Author & Famous New Yorker Frank McCourt Dies - Posted July 19, 2009
As we were watching the Walter Cronkite tribute on CBS this evening, we learned that ... [FishbowlNY]

From The TVNewser Archives: Insights From Walter Cronkite - Posted July 18, 2009
"I believe having all the information that's now available to us is a good thing," Walter Cronkite said in 2007, reflecting on the state of round-the-clock news. On the emergence of opinionated program hosts, he added, "And I believe there is a place for most of those opinion and sho... [TVNewser]

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]

"Thus Was Born The One And Only Walter Cronkite Fan Club" - Posted July 18, 2009
Among those with fond memories of Walter Cronkite is former longtime Chicago television columnist Robert Feder, who calls the legendary broadcaster "my hero". "At the age of 14," Feder... [TVNewser]

Remembering 'Uncle Walter' - Posted July 18, 2009
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Growing up, we had few family rituals. Walter Cronkite was one of them. Every evening, after the dinner dishes were done, we gathered in front of the black-and-white Zenith in my parents' bedroom and watched Uncle Walter on "CBS Evening News." It was as close to a family hearth as... [TVNewser]

Walter Cronkite Dies At 92 - Posted July 18, 2009
Legendary broadcaster Walter Cronkite died earlier tonight. He was 92. Our colleagues at TVNewser have the full report of Cronkite's death, including ... [Fishbowl NY]

Walter Cronkite Dies At 92 - Posted July 18, 2009
Legendary broadcaster Walter Cronkite died earlier tonight. He was 92. Our colleagues at TVNewser have the full report of Cronkite's death, including ... [FishbowlNY]

How Cable News Covered the Death of Walter Cronkite - Posted July 17, 2009
As the special report on CBS came to an end at 8:21pm, the cable news networks began their coverage of the death of Walter Cronkite. • CNN's Campbell Brown began continuing coverage at 8:18pm and included phone inter... [TVNewser]

Statement From President Obama - Posted July 17, 2009
President Barack Obama issued this statement on the passing of Walter Cronkite tonight: For decades, Walter Cronkite was the most trusted voice in America. His rich baritone reached millions of living rooms every night, and in an industry of icons, Walter set the standard by which all others have been judged. He... [FishbowlDC]

'That's the Way it Was: Remembering Walter Cronkite' to Air Sunday on CBS - Posted July 17, 2009
CBS will preempt 60 Minutes this Sunday for a special on the life of Walter Cronkite, who died earlier this evening in New York. Some of the biggest names in politics, news and entertainment - including Pres. Barack Obama, CBS News colleagues Mike Wallace... [TVNewser]

Walter Cronkite 1916-2009 - Posted July 17, 2009
Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr., considered by many to be "the most trusted man in America" has died. The announcement came from his family and reported on CBS tonight at 8:13pmET: "It is my sad duty to tell you that our friend and colleague Walter Cronkite has died," said ... [TVNewser]

Bridget Kinsella Credits Cronkite for Her Joining Twitter - Posted July 17, 2009
Author and journo Bridget Kinsella sent us this about how Walter Cronkite who died today at 92, inspired her: Walter Cronkite Made Me Twitter When I heard that Walter Cronkite wa... [FishbowlLA]

Walter Cronkite Has Died - Posted July 17, 2009
We've gotten several reports that Walter Cronkite, 92 has died. ... [FishbowlLA]

Cronkite "Resting Comfortably"|WaPo Gets Swing Flu|Elle Beats Vogue In Ad Pages|Boston Mag Honcho Drops Axe, Eats Steak|Medical Mag Publisher Lays Off 30 - Posted June 25, 2009
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Cronkite "Resting Comfortably"|WaPo Gets Swing Flu|Elle Beats Vogue In Ad Pages|Boston Mag Honcho Drops Axe, Eats Steak|Medical Mag Publisher Lays Off 30 - Posted June 25, 2009
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Statement from Walter Cronkite's Family - Posted June 25, 2009
Following last week's reports about the health of legendary CBS Newsman Walter Cronkite, the Cronkite family sent us the following statement. Chip Cronkite, Walter Cronkite's son, tells us he and his sisters wanted to set the record straight about their father's health. "In order to dispel false rumors, Walter Cr... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 06.22.09 - Posted June 22, 2009
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Andy Rooney, Others Update Walter Cronkite's Health - Posted June 19, 2009
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist Ailing legendary newsman Walter Cronkite "is not in good shape," says CBS's Andy Rooney, who visited his longtime friend at home yest... [TVNewser]

Sad News: Legendary Broadcaster Walter Cronkite Ill - Posted June 19, 2009
Our sister blog TVNewser has some sad news about 92-year-old former broadcaster Walter Cronkite. According to an unnamed source at Cronkite's longtime network CBS... [Fishbowl NY]

Sad News: Legendary Broadcaster Walter Cronkite Ill - Posted June 19, 2009
Our sister blog TVNewser has some sad news about 92-year-old former broadcaster Walter Cronkite. According to an unnamed source at Cronkite's longtime network CBS... [FishbowlNY]

Morning Reading List 06.19.09 - Posted June 19, 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. Tonight's the Radio & TV Correspondents Assoc... [FishbowlDC]

Walter Cronkite Gravely Ill - Posted June 18, 2009
Gail Shister TVNewser Columnist TVNewser has learned legendary CBS newsman Walter Cronkite, 92, who once held the title of "Most Trusted Man in America," is gravely ill, according to multiple CBS News sources. The network began updating his obituary more than a week ago, a source adds. CBS News exe... [TVNewser]

Mediabistro Blog-Family Roundup - Posted June 18, 2009
The Atlantic tries to pin down The Economist's success in dying magazine world- FishbowlNY Walter C... [FishbowlLA]

"Hi, This Is Katie Couric, Jason's Radio Wife" - Posted June 18, 2009
Minneapolis KMSP-TV/Fox entertainment reporter Jason Matheson may be Katie Couric's #1 fan. He's got a self-described "shrine" to her at his home, and, via iPhone, he wakes up each morning to the ... [TVNewser]

Morning Reading List 04.07.09 - Posted April 7, 2009
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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]

CBS' Mitchell Talks Cronkite, Mizzou on the Menu - Posted March 31, 2009
Russ Mitchell of CBS' The Early Show and anchor of the Sunday Evening News was our guest this morning on the Menu podcast. Mitchell discussed recently filling in on the CBS Evening News for Kat... [TVNewser]

Katie Couric Wins Award Named for her Evening News Predecessor - Posted March 10, 2009
CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric has won a Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism from ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: MSNBC, ABC, Trivia... - Posted March 6, 2009
> PRNewser has the video of a Rachel Maddow segment last night where she called out AIG for hiring PR firms. "We're paying the Bill for PR firms to spin us?" she asked. ... [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]

Press Club To Honor Amanpour - Posted October 30, 2008
CNN chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour will receive the National Press Club's Fourth Estate Award, its highest honor for excellence in journalism. The Fourth Estate Award is given annually to an individual who has achieved distinction for a lifetime of contributions to American journalism. The award will be presented to Amanpour... [FishbowlDC]

Rooney To Be Honored - Posted October 15, 2008
...definitely not for any "60 Minutes" segment I've seen lately. Talk about tired and dull... NPC's Silver Owls will rekindle memories of the Club's coveted Fourth Estate Award on Thurs., Oct. 16 at a Fall Hoot honoring the long-time CBS "60 Minutes" essayist Andy Rooney. When Walter Cronkite received the initial ... [FishbowlDC]

CNN/TIME Politics '08: Greenfield, Graydon and More - Posted October 14, 2008
The CNN/TIME Politics '08 conference kicked off yesterday with Time Warner CEO Jeffrey Bewkes saying, "There has never been and never will be a substitute for quality." TVNewser twittered the first panel, moderated by ... [TVNewser]

Does Frank Rich Read His Own Comments Section? - Posted October 14, 2008
Yesterday at the Time Politics Summit 2008 we chatted with Frank Rich about the fact the ... [Fishbowl NY]

Does Frank Rich Read His Own Comments Section? - Posted October 14, 2008
Yesterday at the Time Politics Summit 2008 we chatted with Frank Rich about the fact the ... [FishbowlNY]

FNC Screen Provides Gustav Viewing - Posted September 1, 2008
The New York Observer's Tom McGeveran reports on the "strange convention," in the shadow of Hurricane Gustav. Included on the Observer's blog is a picture of, "the giant televi... [TVNewser]

Wallace Reflects on Conventions Past - Posted August 26, 2008
FNC anchor Chris Wallace, who The Daily Show's Jon Stewart apparently ... [TVNewser]

Decades Old Battles Are Never Too Old To Keep Fighting - Posted April 1, 2008
The Hill notes that former CBS newsman Roger Mudd takes to task Carol Joynt (former CBS employee and current owner of Nathans in Georgetown, where she does the Q&A Cafe) for some 1970s era battles, claiming that he had "a serious problem" with Joynt (who back then served as a writer... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.11.07 - Posted September 11, 2007
Good morning Washington. Have a go in the Gilded Lili Book Trailer Contest. An ABC release announced, "According to Nielsen Media Research for Sunday, September 2, 2007, ABC News 'This Week with George Stephanopoulos' outperformed CBS' 'Face the Nation' a... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 05.23.07 - Posted May 23, 2007
Good morning Washington. An ABC release announced, "For the fourth consecutive week, ABC's 'World News with Charles Gibson' was the #1 evening newscast among Total Viewers, Households and Adults 25-54" for the week of Week of May 14-18. "The last time that ABC won four straight weeks in these categories was more... [FishbowlDC]

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

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

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