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  • Network News: All Hands in New Orleans

     
    There will be - and effectively has been the last few hours - a pretty amazing concentration of network news talent down in New Orleans as Gustav approaches. Herewith some of the full coverage plans now and at least......
  • Hurricane Gustav hauls anchors away

     
    by Mark Silva ST. PAUL, MIinn. - Now you know the story's moving. Katie Couric is leaving town. And Charles Gibson. Brian Williams, too. Anderson Cooper, he of "360:'' Making a 180 for New Orleans. FOX's Shep Smith? Heading South.......
  • Palin-Biden, Quayle-Bentsen: A repeat?

     
    by Mark Silva Mark your calendars: Oct. 2, at 8 pm Central Time, in St. Louis: Ninety minutes of televised running-mate sport that a nation hasn't seen in perhaps 20 years. Joe Biden, longtime senator from Delaware, will go toe-to-toe......
  • Matt Lauer excelled for NBC on Sept. 11, 2001

     
    I did not see any live TV news on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, because I was in the Denver airport as it gradually shut down the morning after the Giants-Broncos opener. So it was fascinating for me finally......
  • Obama vs. McCain: Scripted and improv

     
    by Mark Silva In an hour-and-a-half of shuffling around a red-carpeted stage, Sen. John McCain waved a red cape at rival Sen. Barack Obama more than once, but it took a good hour and 15 minutes for the Republican to......
  • 'Worst debate ever?' So says Politico

     
    by Frank James A lot of people thought last night's debate was really bad. Among them: Jim VanderHei and John Harris, the journalists who run the Politico. A large excerpt: With the country at one of its most interesting--not to......
  • Joe The Plumber

     
    Say, it ain't so. ANOTHER Joe? This Joe, I swear, is Michael Chiklis. And if he's not Michael Chiklis, he should be Michael Chiklis. And what timing: The finale of "The Shield" is just a few weeks away. Amazing,......
  • Barack Obama gets Colin Powell backing

     
    by John McCormick, updated Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama has won the backing of former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a much anticipated endorsement from a Republican with impressive foreign policy credentials. The endorsement came during...
  • McCain says campaign is "doing fine"

     
    by Jill Zuckman Cedar Falls, Iowa - On the 41st anniversary of being shot down over Hanoi, Sen. John McCain faced a barrage of questions about his campaign's viability, the benefits of his running mate, and his criticisms of Sen.......
  • John McCain: 'I am not George Bush'

     
    by Mark Silva Painful moments in political television: ? ? Sen. John McCain, nearly 26 years in Congress, 22 in the Navy, and today - on the 41st anniversary of the day, Oct. 26, 1967, that his bomber was shot down......
  • Who Won Last Night's TV Coverage?

     
    Well, I have a million impressions from last night's coverage, and I guess I'll burden you with only couple thousand. Let's play the "who won" game. "Who won:" Not numbers, but the smartest coverage, or the coverage that seemed......