Archives: February 2007
From yesterday’s Early Show:
Julie Chen: Mike Allen is Chief Political Correspondent for Politico.com, a CBS News partner covering ‘Campaign 2008.’ Good morning, Mike.”
Mike Allen, Politico.com, Chief Political Correspondent: “Morning, Hannah.”
Julie Chen: “It’s Julie, but that’s okay.”
Mike Allen: “Hi Julie.”
Julie Chen: “Whatever, it’s early.”
With a mixture of pride and remorse, I have a confession: I am the author of the Democratic Party’s “slow-bleed strategy” for ending the war in Iraq. …
But in 20-plus years in the business, I can scarcely recall an instance when words typed on my keyboard have had such a loud and immediate echo.
The whole thing is worth a read…here.
See Rick Snider’s column on outgoing NBC4 sportscaster George Michael here.
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 Great Hall of News at the newly opened Newseum.
Woodruff was severely injured last year in a roadside bomb attack in Iraq. After months of rehabilitation, he has returned to work at ABC News. In his 11 years at the network, he has been a lead reporter on such key news events as 9/11, the war in Afghanistan, and the Asian tsunami.
“Bob Woodruff has shown an astounding level of commitment to covering international issues,” ICFJ President Joyce Barnathan said. “In the course of bringing us the news, he has made enormous sacrifices and stands as an example to us all.”
At the event, Tom Brokaw will receive an award for journalism excellence in honor of the International Center for Journalists’ three founders, who were dedicated to advancing high-quality journalism worldwide. Last year’s winner, CBS News’ Bob Schieffer, will present the award.
The International Center for Journalists’ Awards Dinner will take place at the Newseum, which will open its doors to a new, 250,000-square-foot location on the Mall in Washington, D.C. in September 2007.
Along with Brokaw, three international journalists will be honored for their outstanding work. The Knight International Journalism Fellowship Program gives awards to two journalists. They will be presented by Alberto IbarguÃ¼en, president of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The Paul Klebnikov Fund for Courage in Journalism honors a journalist from the former Soviet Union.
MSNBC VP and Hardball Executive Producer Tammy Haddad has picked up a Gracie Allen Award (NBC picked up four overall). “The Gracies strive to encourage the realistic and faceted portrayal of women in entertainment, commercials, news, features and other programs.” They were announced yesterday by the American Women in Radio and Television. The winners will be presented in New York City on June 18.