NEW YORK (AP) — After days of blistering criticism, Snoop Dogg has finally apologized to Gayle King for attacking her over her interview with former basketball star Lisa Leslie about the late Kobe Bryant. “Two wrongs don’t make no right. when you’re wrong, you gotta fix it,” he said in an Instagram post on Wednesday. “So […]
Political producer Jenna Gibson has been named managing editorial producer at CBS News. In her newly expanded role, Gibson will continue to manage major political and international guest bookings while taking on additional editorial responsibilities, as well as coordinate political contributors across the network.
“We fully support Gayle King and her integrity as a journalist,” CBS News President Susan Zirinsky told The Associated Press. “We find the threats against her or any journalist doing their job reprehensible.”
NEW YORK (AP) — In the wake of a social media backlash, CBS’ Gayle King says she is embarrassed and angry with how the network promoted part of her interview with WNBA star Lisa Leslie that concerned the late Kobe Bryant. A video clip distributed on CBS News’ social media accounts, taken from a wide-ranging […]
The former 60 Minutes correspondent is suing the magazine for $25 million, claiming an article about her retracted report tarnished her career.
Cassandra Vinograd, a London-based associate producer for 60 Minutes, has sued CBS for “unlawful discriminatory conduct” and “unlawful retaliatory conduct” after she attempted to report her boss for misconduct. She says Michael Gavshon sent her an inappropriate photograph and drank excessively.
Face the Nation moderator Margaret Brennan talks about the new CBS Washington, D.C. digs, the new studio that will serve as home to both Face the Nation and the CBS Evening News her desire to expand her show’s mission into digital and podcasting.
Any news junkie in need of a live-Information fix can toggle on to any number of streaming news outlets. Now, TV stations affiliated with CBS can do the same. CBS News told affiliates in a memo Tuesday that it would allow them to use live coverage from its CBSN streaming-video hub to keep news events on the air even when the network’s traditional reports had come to an end.
It marks the newest expansion of major market local news streaming services from CBS and features local news content produced by KPIX.
CBS News has fired a female staffer believed to have had access to the tape of Amy Robach raging against ABC News,
Norah O’Donnell and Susan Zirinsky are out to remake CBS’s flagship newscast at a time when journalism is under seige. (Photo: Celeste Sloman for Variety)
CBS News will create 60 In 6, a six-minute program produced in the style of its venerable magazine show 60 Minutes, for the mobile audience of Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Quibi.
Winning statuettes at the News & Documentary Emmy Awards is nothing new for the venerable CBS newsmagazine 60 Minutes. The five won by the program on Tuesday brought its total up to 159 over its long run. But it’s rare that a former boss who lost his job during last year’s wave of #MeToo accusations gets acknowledged by the winners at the lectern.
Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax filed a $400 million defamation lawsuit today against CBS Corp. and CBS Broadcasting in New York, alleging the network published false statements by two women who have accused him of sexual assault.
The revamp of CBS This Morning continues, with the appointment of a new director, a new managing editor and a new senior broadcast producer.
CBSN Local Services will be live in all 13 major markets where CBS has local news operations by early next year.
Tapped to lead the news division after a cascade of scandals, Zirinsky is retooling the network. Can a throwback also win the future?
Maria Elena Salinas, who stepped down from Univision at the end of 2017 after more than three decades, will contribute reports across CBS’s broadcasts and will appear in coverage on the run-up to the 2020 election. Salinas has earned Emmys, Gracie Awards, a Peabody, the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism.
The first is the appointment of a new anchor, Norah O’Donnell, who takes over Monday at the start of what promises to be a busy midsummer week. The second comes in November, when the CBS Evening News leaves New York for Washington, D.C.
In less than a month, Norah O’Donnell will start delivering the headlines at CBS Evening News – and, most likely, start generating a few of her own. CBS News plans to launch a re-tooled CBS Evening News anchored by O’Donnell on July 15, part of the network’s ambitious plans to overhaul its morning and evening standbys and get more competitive with rivals. O’Donnell will play an instrumental role in a big bet by the network, which plans to move her and the broadcast to Washington from New York City in the fall.
In his swaggering glory days as a 60 Minutes star of stars, it was sometimes said that the mere mention of Mike Wallace’s name could strike fear in the hearts of resolute men and women. Seven years after Wallace’s death at 93, his life and career as one of America’s most accomplished and celebrated journalists are being examined in the new documentary, Mike Wallace Is Here. The film, by Los Angeles-based documentarian Avi Belkin, raises chewy questions about the legendary newsman’s legacy and whether he played a role in sowing the seeds of today’s untrammeled information landscape.
After being removed from CBS Evening News, Jeff Glor has decided to remain with the network as co-host of CBS This Morning: Saturday. He will be co-hosting with Dana Jackbson and Michelle Miller.
Former CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley said Sunday on CNN’s Reliable Sources news magazine that he was fired from his job because he “wouldn’t stop complaining to management” about a “hostile work environment” in the news division. The remarks came after Pelley was asked about the CBS situation, where a number of top executives, including Chairman-CEO Leslie Mooves, have exited for various harassment complaints.
The veteran CBS newsman will be recognized for a lifetime of achievement and service to the profession of broadcast and digital journalism on Friday, Sept. 6, at Excellence in Journalism 2019 in San Antonio, Texas.
David Begnaud, Jericka Duncan, Anna Werner and Vladimir Duthiers are the new members of the a.m. squad.