News Notes

Especially interesting reads this morning:

  • LATimes: Michael Copps, “a liberal voice on the FCC, knows how to get his message out

  • USA Today: “‘Meet the Press’ at 60: Aging gracefully, or past its prime?”

  • TVNewser: “Meet the Press Celebrates 60 Years On TV”

  • Tim Russert defends his debate performance.

  • NYTimes: “Riding a ratings wave from ‘Countdown With Keith Olbermann,’ a program that takes strong issue with the Bush administration, MSNBC is increasingly seeking to showcase its nighttime lineup as a welcome haven for viewers of a similar mind.” (The piece also says Tucker Carlson’s show is “in real danger of being canceled.”)

  • MSNBC’s online redesign.