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  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 2/14 log (updated Friday AM)

    6 a.m.    Golf: Thailand Classic third round (d. in Hua Hin).--Golf 7:30 a.m.    Soccer: FA Cup round 5: West Ham at West Bromwich.--FS1 8 a.m.    Tennis: Men’s Rotterdam and women’s Antwerp semifinals.--Tennis Ch. 8:30 a.m.  ...
  • Financial ramifications when TV anchors become the news

    When the TV news anchor becomes the news, the result is major buzz and a possible hit on ratings. But such changes as NBC's Brian Williams getting a six-month suspension and Jon Stewart leaving Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" won't make much of a...
  • Within NBC, staff manages hurt feelings as debate over firing rages

    Within NBC, staff manages hurt feelings as debate over firing rages
    Senior NBC officials seriously considered firing anchor Brian Williams because he lied to his viewers about riding in a military helicopter hit by a rocket-propelled grenade during the Iraq war, according to a top network official. The ultimate decision...
  • Brian, we hardly knew ya

    It's sad to see a good man fall from grace. Nobody rejoices in seeing NBC anchor Brian Williams suspended for six months without pay. But nobody doubts he deserves the punishment, either. The best anchor on television, hands down, Williams nevertheless...
  • FIFA says it is awarding Fox, Telemundo another World Cup

    FIFA is sticking with its American TV partners through another World Cup. In a surprise announcement Thursday, the sport's world governing body extended the U.S. and Canadian deals for its tournaments through 2026. Fox added U.S. English-language...
  • NASCAR PREVIEW: All eyes on Jeff Gordon finale in No. 24

    NASCAR PREVIEW: All eyes on Jeff Gordon finale in No. 24
    Through driver changes, network shuffles, a new championship format and NASCAR's push to reinvent itself, the one constant for more than two decades has been Jeff Gordon behind the wheel every week of the iconic No. 24. Well, it's time to buckle up...
  • Jon Stewart says Brian Williams had 'infotainment confusion syndrome'

    Jon Stewart says Brian Williams had 'infotainment confusion syndrome'
    It seems like everybody in media, from the cable news chatterers to the morning radio crews is talking about Brian Williams and the controversy that has erupted around an erroneous story Williams has been delivering about his time reporting in Iraq in...
  • Martin Schram: Anchor adrift, questions unasked

    Martin Schram: Anchor adrift, questions unasked
    NBC News is now focusing its investigative lens on its own temporarily dropped anchor, Brian Williams. For the next six months, at least, the $10 million a year superstar of 30 Rock will be on an unpaid suspension assignment somewhere in NBC's Elba. The...
  • Brian Williams' lies are not equal to those of Fox 'News'

    Brian Williams' lies are not equal to those of Fox 'News'
    There's this speech I give my students. Distilled, it goes like this. "Your primary asset as a journalist is not your dogged curiosity, your talent for research or your ability to make prose sing on deadline. No, your one indispensable asset is your...
  • Jon Stewart and Brian Williams: 2 big TV stars with opposite fates departing their shows

    Jon Stewart and Brian Williams were mirror images of each other in an era when the nature of TV news, like the people who present it, has increasingly been muddled. And on Tuesday, the career of each of these big-time TV stars — a fake news...
  • For Brian Williams, questions remain over whether suspension leads to permanent exit

    In handing Brian Williams a six-month suspension for misleading viewers, NBC Universal chief Steve Burke says his chief anchor deserves a second chance. Whether he actually gets one is an open question. Time is renowned for its healing powers but in this...