Topic: CBS News

Peers Mourn the Death of 60 Minutes' Bob Simon Dies at 73 after car crash in New York

Bob Simon, the 60 Minutes mainstay whose gentlemanly-but-stern TV reporting was among CBS News' enduring signatures for decades, died Wednesday night in New York City after a livery cab accident.…

February 12, 2015, 6:46 AM EST

CBS Prepares to Launch 24-hour Digital News Network Aims for early November roll out

CBS is preparing a new 24-hour digital news network with an accompanying marketing campaign, reports Capital New York. The network—dubbed CBSN—is in the final stages of development, including getting trademarks for…

October 27, 2014, 3:50 PM EDT

It’s Official: Deborah Turness Named President of NBC News U.K. news sets sail for New York on August 5

A little more than a week after word began circulating that ITV News editor Deborah Turness was on the verge of being named president of NBC News, Pat Fili-Krushel made…

May 20, 2013, 11:57 AM EDT

Major Garrett Headed for CBS News Correspondent will continue to write for National Journal

Major Garrett is headed back to TV, taking over as CBS News' chief White House correspondent on Nov. 25. He replaces Norah O'Donnell, who last summer moved over to CBS…

November 19, 2012, 12:25 PM EST

N.Y. Media Fumbles, Fights Its Way Through Sandy Twitter jerk fools CNN, Letterman and Fallon tape shows, Gossip Girl grounded

It was the biggest storm in New York in nearly 80 years, and while most of the city's media were prepared to meet the challenge, some were not. For example,…

October 30, 2012, 2:12 PM EDT

Andy Rooney Will Say Goodbye to '60 Minutes' But we may not have seen the last of him

Longtime 60 Minutes commentator Andy Rooney will end his regular run on the program this Sunday, CBS News said today. The 92-year-old first joined CBS News in 1949 and has…

September 27, 2011, 8:49 PM EDT

CBS Cuts Ties With Source of False Steve Jobs Death Tweet Shira Lazar, 'What's Trending' removed from

Remember last week when the Twitter account of series What’s Trending sent out a tweet that Steve Jobs had died? And then redacted it? (And seriously freaked out some…

September 12, 2011, 3:58 PM EDT

NBC's Norah O'Donnell Jumps Ship to CBS News Will be chief White House correspondent

Norah O’Donnell, MSNBC’s chief Washington correspondent and commentator for NBC’s “Today,” will be switching networks to become CBS News’ new chief White House correspondent, CBS announced. The news was first reported…

June 16, 2011, 4:37 PM EDT

News Networks Pay for Tabloid Gross-Outs Barcroft Media serves up oddities from around the world to major TV outlets—for a price

Major U.S. broadcast and cable news organizations all say the same thing: they don’t pay for news. But with tabloid stories—many derived from dubious and often cash-up-front sources—becoming ever more…

May 16, 2011, 6:35 AM EDT

'Early Show’s David Friedman Gets Wake-up Call Executive producer ousted in shakeup

CBS Early Show executive producer David Friedman will be looking for a new job, according to an internal memo. The ouster is the latest attempt by the network to resurrect…

May 10, 2011, 4:13 AM EDT