CBS News is disguising the identity of a retired Navy SEAL who wrote a book about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden so it can protect “an American hero” — even though other media outlets have said who he is.
By DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK — David Rhodes plucks a cassette tape from a cart in the CBS newsroom. It’s an “On the Road” segment by Charles Kuralt that aired in 1971. A classic, no doubt, and one that CBS News has stored digitally. So what is it doing there? What possible purpose does a […]
By John Sellers LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – CBS News chairman Jeff Fager said Wednesday that he hopes viewers who tuned out from “CBS Evening News” during the Katie Couric years are being lured back by Scott Pelley. “I think there’s no doubt that some of the people who are tuning in are coming back,” said […]
Katie Couric’s future at CBS has been buzzed about in the media since she first took the anchor seat on the nightly newscast, with some insiders speculating that she might jump ship after her latest contract expires. But the former “Today Show” host has been given a vote of confidence by network executives and asked […]
NEW YORK – CBS says Jeff Fager, executive producer of “60 Minutes,” has gained an additional job as chairman of CBS News. The network on Tuesday also named David Rhodes as CBS News president. In the newly created position of CBS News chairman, Fager will report to CBS boss Leslie Moonves and guide the overall […]