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2014-01-08 08:23:45

Norm MacDonald Guests on Season Premiere, Thursday, Jan. 9 at 9 p.m. ET | 6 p.m. PT LOS ANGELES, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The interviewer will become the interviewee next week, as Emmy® Award-winning journalist, news anchor and host of AXS TV'S "THE BIG INTERVIEW" Dan Rather will be the guest AXS TV'S TOM GREEN LIVE. Host Tom Green will deliver a one-of-a-kind, hour-long interview with Rather, live on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 9 p.m. ET (6 p.m. PT) on AXS TV. With previous celebrity...

2011-07-27 09:50:00

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Veteran journalists Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC's "Morning Joe" will serve as masters of ceremonies at the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) Awards Dinner on November 1. The annual DC event brings together more than 500 media luminaries and supporters to honor outstanding colleagues whose stories have helped improve societies around the world. "Joe and Mika's work represents the high level of quality that ICFJ...

2011-06-05 00:00:04

The ACP Decisions Patient Education Videos were featured on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 6:30 pm Eastern Standard Time on the CBS Evening News. The news segment chronicled the experience of a patient diagnosed with advanced cancer as she and her family watched an ACP video that provided information about advance care planning and end-of-life care options. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 04, 2011 The ACP Decisions Patient Education Videos were featured on Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at 6:30 pm Eastern...

2010-11-15 15:54:00

"USA TODAY/CBS News: Senior Moment" MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY is again joining forces with CBS News to extend the reach of "USA TODAY/CBS NEWS: Senior Moment," a cross-platform series that will explore the baby boom generation and its impact on the nation as the first boomers begin to turn 65 in January of next year. The partnership launched today and will run in USA TODAY as a periodic series. CBS News' coverage of this series will begin on THE EARLY SHOW...

2010-10-16 10:07:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AdvaMed 2010: The MedTech Conference opens on Monday, October 18 with a series of free educational Executive Workshops focused on bringing products to the US markets, a 1/2 day entrepreneur bootcamp, and minimizing risk and global harmonization. The workshops take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center and begin at 2:00 pm. and include speakers from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the investment community, Japan's Ministry...

2010-09-28 09:21:00

FDA Commissioner, CMS Administrator, CBS Evening News Anchor, and U.S. Secretary of Commerce are Featured Speakers WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AdvaMed 2010 is proud to announce its conference keynote speakers include: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Dr. Donald Berwick; CBS Evening News Anchor Katie Couric; U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg; and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke. Each will address hundreds of...

2010-09-07 15:46:00

PHOENIX, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona State University today launches Cronkite News, a news website providing Arizonans original multimedia stories each day about critical public policy issues facing the state. Available free at cronkitenewsonline.com, Cronkite News offers original news, feature and investigative packages combining student-produced, professionally edited video and text reports as well as photography and multimedia elements. "This is an unprecedented endeavor," said...

2010-03-25 14:39:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- ON THE CASE WITH PAULA ZAHN comes back for a sophomore season on Investigation Discovery, America's leading investigation network and the fastest growing network in ad-supported cable for women 25-54.* ON THE CASE was not only the highest-rated original series debut** for Investigation Discovery in 2009, but rose to become the highest-rated series in the network's history.*** Profiling fascinating true stories and featuring gripping interviews...

2009-12-01 11:25:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Investigation Discovery, America's leading investigation network and the fastest growing network in ad-supported cable for women 25-54,(**) today announced that ON THE CASE WITH PAULA ZAHN has been renewed and will return for a new season in 2010. ON THE CASE WITH PAULA ZAHN was not only the highest-rated original series debut for Investigation Discovery,(***) but has also risen to become the highest-rated series in the network's history.(*)...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'