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2008-11-22 15:58:20

PBS anchors Jim Lehrer and Robert MacNeil said during a Phoenix awards event held by Arizona State University that reporters still have a place in the world. Lehrer said while online bloggers are increasing in popularity and ratings of major news programs are plummeting, there is still reason to believe true reporters hold a vital role in society, The Arizona Republic reported Saturday. Bloggers are "¦ commentary, not reporters, the 74-year-old said at Friday's event at the Arizona...

2008-11-07 15:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Retirement Living TV (RLTV) the first network dedicated to adults 50+ and NBC News announced today a co-production of Daily Cafe, a one-hour live news and current affairs program. Scheduled to premiere on Tuesday, November 11 from noon - 1 p.m. EST, season three of Daily Cafe offers the best of RLTV and the best of NBC News. The program will be broadcast live from Washington, D.C. and New York, the country's most influential cities, with hosts Fred Grandy...

2008-10-29 21:00:10

NEW YORK and REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 29, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MSNBC and msnbc.com today unveiled the new website for "The Rachel Maddow Show," available at www.rachel.msnbc.com. The new site gives "The Rachel Maddow Show's" rapidly growing on-air audience an enhanced extension of the brand online. Rachel Maddow hosts MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show," featuring Maddow's take on the biggest stories of the day, political and otherwise, including lively debate with guests from all sides of the...

2008-10-13 06:00:30

By Eric Stark For me, it's all about the debate after the debate. The best TV viewing occurs after the candidates for president and vice president finish their discussions. That's when we find out who blinked too much, who twisted the facts and who was most convincing. It's amazing how quickly they edit the video clips, check the facts and set up interviews. After the vice-presidential debate and the most recent clash between John McCain and Barack Obama, I tuned in to CBS. No, not for...

2008-10-08 21:00:19

By Dennis Prager Just as Charlie Gibson did in his interview with Sarah Palin, Katie Couric set out to humiliate the Republican vice presidential candidate with a series of "gotcha" questions. This tactic - rarely employed with major liberal candidates - could be used equally effectively against Couric, or most any other liberal member of the television news media. It would be highly instructive to have Couric asked questions in the same way in which she (and Gibson) asked questions of...

2008-10-01 21:00:15

By David Bauder NEW YORK - After two years of stories about bad ratings and an uncertain future, Katie Couric is back to making news the old- fashioned way - with her work. The "CBS Evening News" anchor is on an impressive run of interviews, including a "vice presidential questions" segment in which she will ask Sarah Palin and Joe Biden about abortion and the separation between church and state on the show today and Thursday. This comes after getting John McCain to come by her studio...

2008-10-01 09:00:26

NBC Universal and appssavvy (www.appssavvy.com), a direct sales team for social media applications, today announced a strategic advertising partnership. Under the agreement, appssavvy is the exclusive advertising sales team for the NBC News iCue social media application launching to Facebook this month. NBC News' iCue (www.icue.com) is a fun, innovative learning environment built around hundreds of historical videos from the NBC News Archives. In addition to video, iCue includes games and...

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...

2008-09-29 14:41:04

The television newsman, noted for his clipped delivery and dry wit, signed off on Sept. 28, 1997. He?s pictured with co-anchor Chet Huntley, left; together they reported the nightly news for NBC from 1956 to 1970. Brinkley left NBC and was hired by ABC in 1981; he died at age 82 in 2003 of complications from a fall. *** (c) 2008 Record, The; Bergen County, N.J.. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-26 06:00:24

By Al Neuharth OXFORD, Miss. -- The first presidential debate may or may not go exactly as planned here tonight at Ole Miss. This red, white and blue decorated campus was abuzz Thursday. Faculty, students and thousands of visitors -- including scores of newsmen and women -- debated whether John McCain's call for cancellation was a patriotic move or a political stunt. But this seems certain about the three debates that are scheduled -- moderators will be these three old, white, male TV...


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