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  • Dick Cheney tells ‘Today’: I offered to quit as veep three times

     
    In an interview with NBC's "Today," Dick Cheney reveals that he offered to give up the vice presidency three times....
  • Brian Williams, NBC News: No dinosaur data here

     
    As much as I love what's happening with new media, I have to admit that I can't get enough of the dinosaur-that-roars story line with network news refusing to die. It shows how wrong-headed one-dimensional media analysis can be.Last week's ratings for...
  • The Morning Fix: What's the deal with Regis? Hollywood loves Super Bowl. MTV's 'Skins' too racy?

     
    After the coffee. Before the rush to judgment about the ratings for "American Idol." The Skinny: Some juicy stuff for you today, including a story about NBC executive Jeff Gaspin's bathroom and Regis Philbin's dropping his agent of three decades......
  • How will Keith Olbermann’s time at MSNBC be remembered?

     
    When some news legends retire or die, there's an outpouring of affection and respect. People fondly remembered Peter Jennings and Walter Cronkite when they died. Millions were sad when Tom Brokaw left "NBC Nightly News" and Ted Koppel departed "Nightline....
  • Comcast: Take the bus, park the golf carts at the office

     
    Comcast Corp. executives are preparing for a "global" town hall meeting Thursday to introduce the approximately 30,000 NBC Universal employees to the new leadership. Comcast officially assumes control of NBC Universal on Friday, but Thursday's town hall...
  • Comcast's first act as NBC Universal's new owner is to demote the peacock

     
    NBC's proud peacock won't be strutting quite so much. One of Comcast Corp.'s first acts, as it takes control of NBC Universal this week, was to pluck the colorful peacock from the corporate logo. The peacock, which has been NBC's......
  • President Obama’s State of the Union: solid, flat or grade A?

     
    Maybe the Democrats and Republicans should sit together more often at the State of the Union. It was certainly less Jack-in-the-Box Theater, which was a relief.But how did Obama do? The pundits gave viewers a range of post-speech reviews:...
  • Katie Couric, Brian Williams to anchor from Egypt

     
    Last night I wrote about American TV coverage of the tumult in Egypt entering a new phase with the arrival of such network and cable anchors as ABC's Christiane Amanpour and CNN's Anderson Cooper over the weekend. Read it here.Add Katie Couric and Brian...
  • Fox News wins January; NBC’s Brian Williams wins last week

     
    Get your red-hot news ratings. In the cable-news race for January, Fox News Channel was a dominant first in prime time. MSNBC placed second, and CNN was third. Fox News averaged 1.82 million in prime time, far ahead of MSNBC with 831,000 and CNN with 669,...
  • Egypt TV: Courage, commitment in face of danger

     
    So far this week, TV journalism is doing itself proud on a landmark story in Egypt. And I think we ought to salute some of the folks who are putting their bodies and lives on the line to try and bring us the story against the wishes of the thug and goon...
  • The pros and cons of sending big-name anchors to Egypt

     
    That wasn't exactly a welcome wagon that rolled out in Egypt these last few days for U.S. journalists who rushed there to cover the civil strife. CNN's Anderson Cooper and his crew were shoved around, a Fox News team ended......
  • The Morning Fix: Jamie Oliver taken off menu! NFL pumps up the volume. Simon who?

     
    After the coffee. Before deciding whether it's the Super Bowl or "The Roommate" this Sunday. The Skinny: I'm still not sure why Green Bay is the favorite against Pittsburgh this Sunday unless folks think they are better suited for the......