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2013-11-11 08:26:16

ATHENS, Ga., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The George Foster Peabody Awards' 73(rd) annual search for excellence in electronic media has begun. Thousands of "Call for Entries" alerts have been emailed worldwide, supplemented by advertising in media-industry publications. Original broadcast, cablecast and webcast programs presented in the calendar year 2013 are eligible. The entry deadline is Wednesday, January 15, 2014. Entrants may apply online at...

2013-05-10 16:22:28

NEW YORK, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Our house is on fire." That's how Scott Pelley, anchor and managing editor of "The CBS Evening News," described the state of American journalism as he accepted the Fred Friendly First Amendment Award from Quinnipiac University during a luncheon today at The Metropolitan Club. Pelley told the audience of 140, including many high ranking television executives and representatives of Quinnipiac's School of Communications, that American...

2013-05-01 12:25:26

HAMDEN, Conn., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Quinnipiac University will present its 20(th) annual Fred Friendly First Amendment Award to Scott Pelley, anchor and managing editor of the "CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley," at an invitation-only luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on Friday, May 10, at the Metropolitan Club, 1 East 60(th) St., New York City. "This is the 20th anniversary of the Fred Friendly Award, and I can't think of a more deserving recipient than Scott Pelley," said Lee...

2011-03-16 14:28:00

ATHENS, Ga., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Peabody Awards will present its third Peabody-Smithgall Lecture on the theme "The Media and Public Life" at 4 p.m. on April 11, in Room 101 of the University of Georgia's Miller Learning Center. Scott Pelley, a correspondent of CBS News' 60 Minutes and a two-time Peabody winner, will be the featured speaker. The event is free and open to the public. "Scott Pelley is one of the most experienced journalists of our time," said...

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2008-02-15 13:35:00

An estimated 22,000 lives could have been saved if the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) removed the drug Trasylol from the market two years ago when evidence emerged implicating the drug in thousands of deaths, according to a respected researcher interviewed for an upcoming CBS 60 Minutes broadcast. Trasylol, made by Bayer, is used to limit bleeding in heart surgery. At the height of its use, it was given to about a third of all heart bypass patients in the United States. The drug has...