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2010-06-14 15:35:00

HAMDEN, Conn., June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Quinnipiac University presented its 17th annual Fred Friendly First Amendment Award to Gwen Ifill, moderator and managing editor of PBS' "Washington Week," on June 14 during a luncheon ceremony at the Metropolitan Club in New York City. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100614/DC20687 ) The award, presented in honor of Friendly, the former CBS News president who died in 1998, acknowledges one of the most basic constitutional...

2008-08-27 12:00:58

By MIKE HUGHES For TV people, a busy summer is about to become busier. Political conventions loom. "The Olympics have pressed the conventions together," says David Bohrman, head of CNN's Washington bureau. Previous years had a one-week gap between them. Networks could gather their thoughts and their equipment. This time, by comparison: - On Sunday, NBC wraps up Olympic coverage. - The next day, the Democratic convention begins. Three days later, its final night moves to a...

2008-08-18 12:00:56

Tributes poured into the National Public Radio Web site Monday for Leroy Sievers, the veteran journalist who reported on his own losing battle with cancer. ABC's Ted Koppel said in a statement on the NPR Web site that Sievers, a onetime producer of Koppel's "Nightline" program on ABC, inspired courage in everyone with his blog about the struggle with the disease that killed him last Friday at the age of 53. "Cancer was not in Leroy's plans," Koppel said. "But he turned his battle with...

2008-07-09 09:00:37

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. _ You know you're at the Television Critics Association's summer meetings when one moment you're talking about what Barack Obama's nomination is going to mean to TV One _ gavel-to-gavel coverage in Denver, for starters _ and the next you're listening to Jane Seymour, ageless and demure in a blue dress, talking about "Dear Prudence," a Hallmark Channel movie the network describes as a "whodunit with a heart." There's a lot of unease in the television industry this...

2008-06-19 09:00:00

"Russert's style was an innovation in news interviewing on television. It's made a huge difference. _ Ted Koppel Sunday morning, I asked Bill Teller, one of the shift managers at Kaldi's Coffeehouse in downtown Clayton, Mo., if he thought the media coverage of Tim Russert's sudden death on Friday had become excessive. "No," he said. Given how important Russert was to political reporting for so long, he had earned more than routine treatment. And of course you'd expect NBC to do even more...

2006-07-20 19:18:09

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - "Nightline" will move its New York studio from Times Square to ABC News' headquarters uptown off Lincoln Square sometime this summer. The post-Ted Koppel "Nightline" debuted in December with three co-anchors, Terry Moran in Washington, D.C., and Martin Bashir and Cynthia McFadden in New York. Much of the production, which had been based in Washington, D.C., moved to New York and instead of a show taped on a single topic in the late...

2006-07-11 17:13:15

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Former ABC News "Nightline" anchor Ted Koppel will return to his old show as a guest on Tuesday, marking his first appearance on the program since he stepped down as host last November, the network said. Koppel, who is in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, working on a report for his new employer, the Discovery Channel, will appear via satellite hookup for an interview by Terry Moran, one of the new trio of "Nightline" anchors who replaced Koppel. ABC News said Koppel and...

2006-01-13 17:39:36

By Steve Gorman PASADENA, California (Reuters) - Ted Koppel, an icon of U.S. broadcast journalism, said on Friday Arabic television news channel Al Jazeera was one of many news outlets that sought to hire him when he left ABC News in November, but he never seriously considered working there. Koppel, who recently joined cable television's Discovery Channel, said he and longtime producing partner Tom Bettag had lunch with an Al Jazeera executive, but it "didn't take long for us to...


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