Even in this era of nanosecond news cycles, what happened at CBS News in the last year warrants a moment or two of reflection. There are some darker truths here to be absorbed — such as how deep and wide the roots of patriarchy reach throughout not just the media but the entire culture.
Richard Oare, an attorney who successfully defended the then-York, Pa., mayor on a decades-old murder charge dating to a 1969 race riot, died of prostate cancer March 26 at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. The White Hall resident was 68.
Ending a tenure marked by the costly decline of the 'Today' show, the failure of the newsmagazine 'Rock Center' and an erosion of journalistic values, Steve Capus Friday resigned as president of NBC News after almost eight years on the job.
From #SaveBigBird and #womeninbinders, to #Lauerfail and #DrunkDianeSawyer, it seems like we are awash in stories with hashtags these days -- stories about the 140-character wonders of Twitter and their impact on media and politics.
President Obama killed Tuesday on "The View." By the time he started talking about the ways in which the legislation known as Title IX helps empowers girls by giving them opportunity to learn confidence and teamwork through sports, I literally put down my notebook and applauded the TV screen.