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  • New book: I was JFK's teen mistress

    New book: I was JFK's teen mistress
    It's hard to shock people with stories of JFK's womanizing, but a new tell-all book by Mimi Alford may just do that. Alford says she was just 19 when she started a White House internship and began a sexual affair with president John F. Kennedy. She...
  • Brian Williams' 'Rock Center' needs more than new time period

    Brian Williams' 'Rock Center' needs more than new time period
    I was going to be nice and NOT write about the NBC newsmagazine "Rock Center" moving to 9 p.m. tonight after a failed run at 10 Mondays with Brian Williams at the helm. But then, NBC News sent out a press release calling special correspondent Chelsea...
  • Chelsea Clinton fails Journalism 101 again on NBC's Rock Center'

    Chelsea Clinton fails Journalism 101 again on NBC's Rock Center'
    Chelsea Clinton did her second report for NBC's "Rock Center with Brian Williams" Wednesday night, and it was just as flawed as the first. The learning curve does not appear to have bent one degree in the direction of growth. This one-dimensional, under-...
  • There he goes again: Obama in full TV campaign mode on BET, mtvU, NBC ...

    There he goes again: Obama in full TV campaign mode on BET, mtvU, NBC ...
    Early in his presidency, Barack Obama's aversion to governing and addiction to going on television, led me to write that when the going gets tough, Obama goes on TV. Here we go again with the president moving from camera setup to camera setup talking...
  • NBC pulls 'Playboy Club' after 3 episodes

    NBC pulls 'Playboy Club' after 3 episodes
    NBC said Monday it will replace "The Playboy Club" with its news program "Rock Center with Brian Williams" beginning Oct. 31. After three low-rated episodes, NBC has axed the Chicago-set sudser about Bunnies in the first of Hugh Hefner's Playboy Clubs in...
  • 'Fast and Furious' shows Team Obama's contempt for real reporters and press

    'Fast and Furious' shows Team Obama's contempt for real reporters and press
    I won't retrace the whole issue here, but CBS News is long overdue for some praise at this blog for investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson excellent work on the Department of Justice's "Operation Fast and Furious." The blowback from the White House...
  • With Oprah gone, WJZ takes ratings lead at 4 and 5

    With Oprah gone, WJZ takes ratings lead at 4 and 5
    In the new world of endless channels and multiple ways to watch TV, you almost never see as dramatic a change in viewing as the one unfolding in Baltimore this fall. After a year of speculation about how the end of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" would affect...
  • 'Community,' 'Prime Suspect' off NBC's midseason schedule

    'Community,' 'Prime Suspect' off NBC's midseason schedule
    NBC released its midseason schedule for 2012, and missing from it are "Community" and "Prime Suspect." Both ratings-starved but critically praised series have been pulled from the schedule. A spokesman from NBC has told me that "Prime Suspect" "is still...
  • NBC sportscaster Bob Costas scores with Jerry Sandusky exclusive

    NBC sportscaster Bob Costas scores with Jerry Sandusky exclusive
    For all the big journalists associated with Brian Williams' "Rock Center," it was sportscaster Bob Costas who put this self-important, over-promoted newsmagazine on the map Monday with his exclusive interview of former Penn State football coach Jerry...
  • Sandusky wasn't convincing -- more like convicted

    Sandusky wasn't convincing -- more like convicted
    I don’t know why Jerry Sandusky or his attorney thought it was a good idea to launch a media offensive and submit to interviews on NBC and CNN on Monday night. Perhaps what passes for a brain trust on Team Sandusky thought it was better than...
  • We'll be talking Chelsea Clinton Gayle King, Bob Costas on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday

    We'll be talking Chelsea Clinton Gayle King, Bob Costas on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday
    What does it say about NBC News and its priorities that it hired Chelsea Clinton as a correspondent for Brian Williams' overblown "Rock Center" newsmagazine? And why are some people still talking about the interview Bob Costas did last Monday with accused...