CBS Anchor Pelley: Journalism’s House Is on Fire

NEW YORK (AP) — Top CBS News anchor Scott Pelley delivered a tongue-lashing to fellow journalists on Friday, urging them to worry less about the “vanity” of being first on a story and more about being right. “This has been a bad few months for journalism,” Pelley said. “We’re getting the big stories wrong over […]

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New Life in Television’s Evening News

By DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK — There’s new life in broadcast television’s evening news shows, in part because of forces once thought poised to kill the genre off. Despite repeated death knells for the ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts, they’ve just completed a TV season where all three grew their audiences for the first […]

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Network News Anchors Salute Retiring Rooney

All three network newscasts bid farewell to Andy Rooney Tuesday night, after CBS News announced that the 92-year-old curmudgeon would air his last commentary on “60 Minutes” this Sunday. “A salute from an old pal over here, Andy, to you,” said Diane Sawyer on ABC’s “World News,” according to a roundup on the TV Newser […]

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CBS News Chief Hopes To Lure In Viewers With New Anchor

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 […]

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