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2008-07-29 21:00:31

NEW YORK - NBC News could rent a small plane just for the top news personalities going to Beijing to cover the Olympics: Brian Williams, Tom Brokaw, Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira, Ann Curry, Lester Holt, Richard Engel and Kevin Tibbles among them.

2008-07-27 18:00:27

By FIONA McINTOSH THE world's highest paid American TV news presenter Katie Couric (left) moans that at 51 years old she's become a victim of sexism. As Katie is paid pounds 7.5million a year, more than double that of her male rival, I'd like to be a victim of that kind of sexism, too.

2008-07-26 18:00:23

The two-part U.S. TV documentary Black in America has helped CNN earn high ratings, Nielsen Media Research says.

2008-07-24 09:00:47

By Scott D. Pierce Deseret News BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- If I were a betting man, I would have lost money when the folks from CBS News appeared (via satellite) in front of members of the Television Critics Association.

2008-07-23 21:00:28

By Alan Pergament If you put 200 of the nation's television critics in the same room with media executives and stars, you're bound to have some issues raised. And there was the usual share during the Television Critics Association tour that ended Tuesday.

2008-07-21 15:00:41

Who's in and who's out at CBS? Executives of the Tiffany Network aimed to set the record straight on that question at the annual gathering of television critics in Los Angeles on July 18.

2008-07-20 15:00:24

CBS Evening News anchor Katie Couric says she doesn't intend to part ways with the U.S. network despite reports of her ratings struggles.

2008-07-19 12:00:31

By Tom Maurstad, The Dallas Morning News Jul. 19--BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- In a case where quantity trumps quality, CBS has, at least in one way, already won the fall season race before it has even started by managing to muster one.

2008-07-17 12:00:48

John Seigenthaler, the award-winning network television anchor whose career in journalism spans a quarter-century, has joined Seigenthaler Public Relations, Inc. (SPR) as partner and CEO of SPR New York.

2008-07-10 09:00:50

By DAVID BAUDER By David Bauder The Associated Press NEW YORK YOU WOULDN'T necessarily know it from last week, but Nielsen Media Research says TV viewership is on the rise.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.