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2005-10-06 20:14:57

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Broadcast journalist Ted Koppel, the face of late-night newscast "Nightline" for a quarter century, will anchor the show for the last time on November 22, but ABC News has not decided who will replace him, the network said on Thursday. Koppel, 65, becomes the latest in a string of veteran network news anchors to sign off in recent months, following Tom Brokaw of NBC, Dan Rather of CBS and Koppel's ABC News colleague, the late Peter Jennings. Koppel, who has...

2005-09-21 02:13:14

By Paul J. Gough NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - With music he loved and stories of his devotion as a father and his work on behalf of the homeless, family and friends said goodbye to Peter Jennings on Tuesday with a memorial service that brought laughter and tears in memory of the ABC News anchor. The two-hour service brought 2,000 people to Carnegie Hall, not only almost every big name in broadcast journalism, past and present, but also notables from Hollywood and politics, a...

2005-09-06 02:26:46

By Paul J. Gough BOSTON (Hollywood Reporter) - Broadcast news prepared for short-term challenges and a long-term commitment in and around New Orleans as coverage of Hurricane Katrina entered its second week. "I think it will dominate our news agenda for the foreseeable future," NBC News anchor Brian Williams said in an interview Sunday night. After days where the only reliable communication in and out of the three-state hurricane zone was by satellite truck, food and water were...

2005-08-08 15:38:04

Please read in paragraph 18 "Dan Rather ended his 24-year career as CBS lead anchor in March" instead of "Dan Rather ended his 24-year career as CBS lead anchor last month." By Cal Mankowski NEW YORK (Reuters) - Peter Jennings, prime-time anchorman for ABC News for more than two decades, has died of lung cancer at his home, the network said. He was 67. The Canadian-born Jennings, host of ABC's "World News Tonight" since 1983, died on Sunday, five months after he announced that he had...