The Ticker: Schieffer/Cheney, Engel…

By Brian 

> CBS P.R.: “In an exclusive interview with Bob Schieffer, Vice President Dick Cheney will appear live on Face the Nation this Sunday. This will be Cheney’s first Sunday morning interview in more than a year.”

> Richard Engel‘s “then and now” analysis piece on Iraq, three years later is a must-read on It leads an e-mailer to say: “Could it be any clearer the value that ‘mainstream media’ brings to the most difficult stories?”

> “France’s television dream of mounting a challenge to CNN and the British Broadcasting Corp. has suffered an embarrassing setback after reports that the new channel would broadcast most of its output in English,” the London Daily Telegraph reports…

> FishBowlDC reports: “ABC News has announced that Sonya Crawford, currently with the network’s Newsone affiliate news service, will be a new overnight and early morning anchor in Washington…”