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2010-05-02 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC's Meet the Press, the longest-running television show in worldwide broadcasting history, launched a new set designed by Clickspring Design on Sunday, May 2. Host David Gregory interviewed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the debut. Mr. Gregory assumed the role of host in December 2008. The weekly program has featured headline-making interviews with national and world leaders for 60 years, posing the tough questions on politics, economics, foreign...

2009-10-20 06:55:00

LACONIA, N.H., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In the United States alone, it is estimated that up to four million people carry the Hepatitis C virus. More common than HIV, the Hepatitis C infection rate is expected to continue to rise. Despite these alarming facts, most people know little about the liver disease, apart from its name, and that's exactly why one survivor, Gregory David, is shedding light on the seriousness of the disease through his personal account, Breaking Free from Hepatitis...

2008-12-07 19:21:06

NBC News announced Sunday that David Gregory has been made the host of the network's Meet the Press program. The 38-year-old chief White House correspondent will take over the program starting next Sunday. The announcement was made by Tom Brokaw, served as temporary host since last June after the death of Tim Russert, the program's longtime moderator. I've thought a lot about what it means to succeed somebody like Tim Russert, Gregory said in an appearance Sunday on Meet the Press. He added,...

2008-09-30 15:00:37

The president of NBC News said a decision on who will replace the late Tim Russert as "Meet the Press" moderator should be made in November or early December. Russert died in June of a heart attack at the age of 58. Tom Brokaw has been filling in until a permanent moderator is named. The New York Times said that, other than revealing the time frame for the decision to replace Russert, NBC News President Steve Capus did not offer any details about the network's plans. However, the...

2008-09-12 03:00:13

HERE'S some "Breaking News" from MSNBC: The cable news channel has dumped two of its high-profile yakkers - Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews - from the anchor seats of its political coverage. David Gregory, a legitimate news broadcaster, will lead the political coverage going forward. Liberal bloggers are upset by the move, arguing that MSNBC caved in to pressure from John McCain's campaign and the right wing. Criticizing the media has been a cheap but effective tool by the McCain...

2008-09-09 06:00:20

By Brian Stelter MSNBC tried a bold experiment this year by putting two left- leaning hosts in the anchor chair to lead the cable news channel's coverage of the election. That experiment appears to be over. After months of accusations of political bias and simmering animosity between MSNBC and its parent network NBC, the channel decided over the weekend that the NBC News correspondent and MSNBC host David Gregory would anchor news coverage of the coming debates and election night. The...

2008-07-16 00:00:14

DETROIT _ Trying to build a financial bridge to 2010 _ in hopes the economy gets better by then and other savings kick in _ General Motors Corp. will cut salaried jobs, executive pay, salaried retiree health care and 150,000 additional units of annual truck production. The world's largest automaker also suspended its stock dividend for the first time since 1922 as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Rick Wagoner seeks to conserve and raise $15 billion to sustain the company through 2009 as...

2008-06-16 09:00:43

Because primary season lasted five months instead of five weeks, I spent many nights in front of the TV watching voting results trickle in. That's how I got to know Chuck Todd and Rachel Maddow, the number-cruncher and the pundit who were hired not long ago to beef up MSNBC's election coverage. Have they ever. Todd's endlessly interesting breakdowns of delegate math recently got him named "MVP of the primary season" by the Huffington Post. The Washington Post 's media critic called him...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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