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  • 'NBC Nightly News' wins week; ABC rises

    Without Brian Williams, "NBC Nightly News" continues to place first in the weekly ratings. But "ABC World News Tonight With David Muir" is coming on strong. The NBC, ABC and the "CBS Evening News" posted impressive ratings for broadcasts that are...
  • 'CBS Evening News' anchor Scott Pelley is all about the journalism

     'CBS Evening News' anchor Scott Pelley is all about the journalism
    If you look closely at the desk where Scott Pelley anchors the "CBS Evening News," you can spot about a dozen small, framed photographs standing off to his right. They depict the 13 journalists who have died in the line of duty for CBS News, going...
  • 'NBC Nightly News' wins after Lester Holt leaps in

    'NBC Nightly News' wins after Lester Holt leaps in
    NBC news isn't seeing any serious collateral ratings damage from suspending anchor Brian Williams over false statements he made about his Iraq reporting. Ratings for the week of Feb. 9 -13 showed "NBC Nightly News" - with Lester Holt sitting in the...
  • CBS: '60 Minutes' correspondent Bob Simon killed in crash

    CBS: '60 Minutes' correspondent Bob Simon killed in crash
     Longtime "60 Minutes" correspondent Bob Simon, who covered riots, Academy Award-nominated movies and wars and was held captive for more than a month in Iraq two decades ago, died in a car crash on Wednesday. He was 73. "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott...
  • Brian Williams' fib

    Brian Williams' fib
    Back during the Vietnam War, CBS news anchorman Walter Cronkite was judged in the polls to be "the most trusted man in America" for his straightforward nightly reports. When he went to Vietnam and returned saying the war was "mired in stalemate," it was...
  • Brian Williams' fib and credibility in the anchor chair

    WASHINGTON -- Back during the Vietnam War, CBS news anchorman Walter Cronkite was judged in the polls to be "the most trusted man in America" for his straightforward nightly reports. When he went to Vietnam and returned saying the war was "mired in...
  • Fox News scores best week of year

    Fox News scores best week of year
    For Election Week, the news winners were NBC in broadcasting and Fox News Channel in cable. In fact, Fox News was the most-watched channel in all of cable last week, averaging 1.4 million viewers for the total day. Coming in at No. 2 was Nickelodeon,...
  • In Internet age, ratings show TV news remains relevant

    In Internet age, ratings show TV news remains relevant
    The television news business is trying hard to catch up with rapidly changing technology. Americans are getting more of their news from their Twitter feeds, friends' Facebook posts and websites such as Reddit. There are live bloggers who chronicle...
  • NBC's Brian Williams stays true to news, with a new contract expected

     NBC's Brian Williams stays true to news, with a new contract expected
    Riding an Amtrak train from Washington, D.C., to New York last week, Brian Williams gets the greetings and nods of recognition from passengers expected for someone who has spent 10 years in the anchor chair at "NBC Nightly News." Yet half of those...
  • Go Away With ... Scott Pelley

    Go Away With ... Scott Pelley
    Scott Pelley is a correspondent for "60 Minutes," as well as the anchor and managing editor of the "CBS Evening News." The 57-year-old journalist travels constantly for his work and says he wouldn't have it any other way. "Whenever I give commencement...
  • 'Game of Thrones,' 'True Detective,' 'Transparent' lead WGA TV nominations

    'Game of Thrones,' 'True Detective,' 'Transparent' lead WGA TV nominations
    HBO's "Silicon Valley" and Amazon's "Transparent" were among the newbie standouts in this year's TV nominees for the Writers Guild Awards. Both shows earned noms for comedy series as well as for new series. "Transparent" made it a trifecta with a nom for...