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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.
The NBC television network, which is owned by General Electric, tacitly acknowledged how far away from journalism some of the news business has grown when it was shamed into removing Chris Matthews and Keith Olbermann from anchor seats in news broadcasts.
By Nancy Brokaw "Laughter through tears is my favorite emotion," says beautician Truvy, one of six women characters in the comedy-drama "Steel Magnolias," now playing at Community Players Theatre. On a packed preview night it appeared that the audience felt that way, too.
By Brian Stelter MSNBC tried a bold experiment this year by putting two left- leaning hosts in the anchor chair to lead the cable news channel's coverage of the election. That experiment appears to be over.
By Dusty Saunders You can't accuse 9News, CBS4 News and Denver's 7 of ignoring the drama surrounding Barack Obama's 42-minute acceptance speech. Once it ended, the three bumped network programming at 9 p.m.
By JESSICA HESLAM A crush of media that could reach up to 20,000 and will include a host of local broadcast notables is descending on Denver for this week's Obama Dem-fest - the biggest contingent of journalists ever to converge on the Mile High City.
The Democratic National Convention will attract about 15,000 members of the media, all working to document the historic event.
By Bruce Schwartz For the past two weeks, NBC was the only Games in town. But the next two weeks bring a game all the networks can play: politics. The Democrats gather today in Denver; the Republicans, next week in St. Paul.
By Brian Stelter Television networks in the United States are assigning reporters to a new beat this election year: people who do not watch the evening news.
By David Inman Question: With the recent death of Tim Russert, I was wondering who the other hosts of "Meet the Press" have been. Answer: In order of appearance, we have Martha Rountree (1947- 53), Ned Brooks (1953-65), Lawrence E.
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