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TV news veteran Marvin Kalb comments on Sunday morning news shows & Fox News ‘course corrrection’

TVNewser posted an insightful interview with long-time TV journo Marvin Kalb.  Kalb was one of “Murrow’s Boys” at CBS News in the 1950s before heading to NBC and becoming a long-time host of “Meet the Press.” Some highlights of the … Continue reading

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Network News Chiefs: ‘The audience ultimately will make the decision as to whether we are still relevant or capable or not’

The news chiefs from ABC, CBS and NBC got together to discuss their own relevancy at The Atlantic’s Ideas Forum in Washington on October 5.  Alex Weprin of TVNewser was there to cover it and it makes interesting reading:   … Continue reading

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End of an Era: Andy Rooney signs off 60 Minutes

92 year old Andy Rooney, a Sunday night fixture in America’s homes since 1978, will make his final regularly scheduled closing commentary on 60 Minutes this coming Sunday (October 2). He will make the announcement in his regular essay at … Continue reading

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Transitioning to Modern Era of TV News: Walter Cronkite

From the time he first sat behind the anchor desk in 1962 to his final broadcast in 1982, Walter Cronkite became the most iconic figure in broadcast news.  Although trailing Huntley-Brinkley in the ratings throughout most of his first six … Continue reading

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The Early Years: Edward R. Murrow

  Edward R. Murrow (1908-1965) was one of the key pioneers of the television news industry in the United States.  Already nationally known for his radio reports from London during the Battle of Britain, Murrow was the first broadcast journalist … Continue reading

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