Katie Couric mulling her options

NEW YORK, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- NBC "Today" show host Katie Couric has a tough decision ahead: stay with the No. 1 morning news show or possibly join CBS's evening news.

Study finds journalists are using blogs

WASHINGTON, June 28 (UPI) -- Journalists are relying more and more on Web logs for tips, a new survey has found.

CBS revamps '60 Minutes'

NEW YORK, June 3 (UPI) -- CBS is trying to relocate some 75 editors, producers and others from the Wednesday edition of "60 Minutes," which has been canceled.

Rather blames own shortcomings

ATLANTA, June 3 (UPI) -- Former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather says he accepts blame in the airing of a false story on President Bush's National Guard service.

CBS cancels Wednesday '60 Minutes'

NEW YORK, May 18 (UPI) -- CBS canceled the Wednesday edition of "60 Minutes" amid low ratings for the program, which broadcast and then retracted a report criticizing President Bush.

Peabody for opposites Rather, Stewart

NEW YORK, May 17 (UPI) -- Comedy Central fake news anchor Jon Stewart and real CBS news anchor Dan Rather were among 32 recipients of this years' Peabody news awards.

Christiane Amanpour leaving '60 Minutes'

NEW YORK, May 13 (UPI) -- Christiane Amanpour, CNN's high-profile foreign correspondent, is giving up her part-time gig with CBS's "60 Minutes."

Media struggle with growing 'blogosphere'

WASHINGTON, May 4 (UPI) -- More people are blogging than ever -- particularly young people -- while traditional media grapple with dwindling interest and growing criticism from this tech-savvy share of the public, experts told United Press International.

CBS' Schieffer firm on retirement in 2007

PHILADELPHIA, April 26 (UPI) -- Interim CBS News anchor Bob Schieffer says he will retire in two years when he turns 70.

New-look 'CBS Evening News' not ready yet

NEW YORK, Yemen, March 24 (UPI) -- A retooled "CBS Evening News" will not be on the air until at least this summer, The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday.

Blogger who found Rather error celebrates

ATLANTA, March 10 (UPI) -- The Atlanta attorney who first spotted problems with the CBS report that led to anchor Dan Rather's departure says he is delighted with the result.

Rather signs off as CBS News anchor

NEW YORK, March 9 (UPI) -- CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather signed off for the final time Wednesday, ending his 24-year term at the network's news helm.

Schieffer School of Journalism launched

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 8 (UPI) -- Texas Christian University Tuesday named its journalism school after CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent Bob Schieffer, a 1959 TCU graduate.

Walter Cronkite always preferred Schieffer

NEW YORK, March 8 (UPI) -- Veteran CBS news anchor Walter Cronkite says he always preferred Bob Schieffer to Dan Rather as his successor.

Analysis: Dan Rather reporting

LOS ANGELES, March 7 (UPI) -- Dan Rather is heading for the exit at "CBS Evening News" in much the same way as he occupied the anchor chair there for the past 24 years: professing a dedicati
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Criticism gets to Rather, but not for long

NEW YORK, March 6 (UPI) -- CBS news anchor man Dan Rather says dealing with criticism is part of the job of a hard-nosed, hard-news reporter -- but it sometimes does get to him.

Report: Schieffer to replace Rather

NEW YORK, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Veteran correspondent Bob Schieffer will likely succeed Dan Rather as interim anchor of "The CBS Evening News," published reports indicate.

CBS plans 'Evening News' overhaul

NEW YORK, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- CBS plans massive changes in "The CBS Evening News" to attract youthful viewers with an ensemble cast replacing one person "preaching from the mountaintop."

CBS reportedly considers Couric for anchor

NEW YORK, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- CBS executives were reportedly considering Monday replacing outgoing news anchor Dan Rather with NBC's "Today" show co-host Katie Couric.

Analysis: 'Final' report on CBS?

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- The decision by CBS to terminate four CBS News employees over a report on President Bush's military service, and the inquiry that led to the decision, will not
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

CBS News fires 4 for flawed Bush reporting

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- CBS News announced Monday it had fired four employees for producing a flawed report on President George Bush's military record.

Exiting TV broadcasters dominate AFI list

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- The American Film Institute's 2004 list of Moments of Significance focused on the departures of five key television leaders.

Report: CBS eyes Lauer, Russert for news

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- CBS News has been in touch with NBC's "Today" show host Matt Lauer and "Meet the Press" moderator Tim Russert to replace Dan Rather, Newsweek said Monday.

Analysis: Relevant nightly news

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- The announcement that Dan Rather is retiring from the CBS News main anchor chair next March, and next week's departure of Tom Brokaw from the NBC anchor chair,
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter

Analysis: Relevant nightly news

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- The announcement that Dan Rather is retiring from the CBS News main anchor chair next March, and next week's departure of Tom Brokaw from the NBC anchor chair,
PAT NASON, UPI Hollywood Reporter
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