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Tim Russert

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  • TV press doing the job on debt ceiling - Networks carry Obama's Friday news conference

    TV press doing the job on debt ceiling - Networks carry  Obama's Friday news conference
    During the economic meltdown of 2008, I was appalled by the emotional, rollercoaster, histrionic, fact-lacking "coverage" from such cable-TV business analysts as Jim Cramer (CNBC) and Ali Velshi (CNN). I thought TV coverage during that crucial time in...
  • Keith Olbermann Makes Abrupt Exit from 'Countdown' on MSNBC

    Keith Olbermann Makes Abrupt Exit from 'Countdown' on MSNBC
    NEW YORK -- Keith Olbermann, MSNBC's most successful and controversial personality for his outspoken liberal prime-time program, gave an abrupt goodbye to viewers and said Friday was his last show. It was not immediately known if he quit or was fired....
  • The Ron Smith legacy: How to write, how to live, how to die

    The Ron Smith legacy: How to write, how to live, how to die
    For virtually all the time I spent in politics, my main function was to craft words for someone else. And, for a long time, I was pretty good at it. In fact, I got so good at it that, when I finally decided I wanted to start opining under my own name...
  • Obama's cynicism for me, not for thee

    Obama's cynicism for me, not for thee
    "My rival in this race," Barack Obama announced early in 2007, "is not other candidates. It's cynicism." It's now clear that what he meant by this was other people's cynicism -- not his own. As you may recall, President Obama came into office a very...
  • Teel Time: Virginia Tech cracks top 10 and has chance to prove merit against Georgia Tech

    As Tim Russert used to intone on “Meet The Press,” our issues this Sunday: How far to drop Alabama? How high to elevate Virginia Tech? Pollsters had to decide how much to penalize the previously undefeated Crimson Tide after its home loss...
  • Armstrong: A Never-Read Eulogy Recalls Danger Of His Feat

    Armstrong: A Never-Read Eulogy Recalls Danger Of His Feat
    Two days before Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon, speechwriter William Safire sent 12 sentences to President Nixon’s chief of staff. The title of his memo: “In the event of moon disaster.” Getting the astronauts to the moon...
  • Michael Hyland

    Michael Hyland
    Michael Hyland joined FOX43 in April 2012 as a multimedia journalist after spending several years reporting in Virginia and West Virginia. He most recently worked at WSAZ-TV in Charleston, West Virginia during one of the most fascinating (and...
  • Six ways to avoid a heart attack

    Six ways to avoid a heart attack
    The facts are scary: Despite the progress made against heart disease in the past several decades, almost half the people who die suddenly from a heart attack or other cardiac problem have no prior symptoms. Even knowing someone's risk factors for heart...
  • PASSINGS: Bob Stupak, Timothy J. Russert

    Bob Stupak Developer of Vegas tower Bob Stupak, 67, the developer of the 1,149-foot Stratosphere tower on the Las Vegas Strip, died Friday at Desert Springs Hospital in Las Vegas after a long fight with leukemia, a family spokeswoman said. A casino...
  • Tim Russert: the details about what caused his death

    Tim Russert: the details about what caused his death
    WHEN TV journalist Tim Russert died June 13, it was heartbreaking news for his family, friends and fans. Chief of the Washington bureau of NBC News and longtime moderator of "Meet the Press," Russert was known for asking tough questions. He leaves two...
  • McCain, Obama videos campaign for attention on YouTube

    McCain, Obama videos campaign for attention on YouTube
    John McCain's image takes a drubbing in the world of Web video, particularly in comparison to his likely opponent for president, Barack Obama. Nearly 51,000 people subscribe to Obama's channel on YouTube, the most popular video sharing site, compared to...