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CBS News logo, used from Sept. 5, 2006 onwards.

CBS News is the news division of American television and radio network CBS. Its current president is Sean McManus who is also head of CBS Sports. Image File history File links CBS_News. ... Image File history File links CBS_News. ... This article is about the broadcast network. ... Sean McManus is the president of CBS News in the United States. ... CBS Sports is a division of CBS which airs many of the sports telecasts in the United States. ...

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Current productions

Current television shows

A special report closing logo used until 2006

CBS News also runs a CBS Newsbreak daily during CBS daytime programming. CBS News ran a five-minute news bulletin, transmitted to all the affiliates at 11 :55 a.m. from 1958 to 1988. Currently it airs at 3:58 p.m. and lasts one minute after Guiding Light. A CBS News Special Report ending card, seen on 9/23/2004. ... A CBS News Special Report ending card, seen on 9/23/2004. ... CBS Morning News is the half-hour daily television broadcast from CBS News that airs following Up to the Minute. ... The Early Show is an American television morning news talk show broadcast by CBS from New York City, 7 to 9 a. ... The Early Show is an American television morning news talk show broadcast by CBS from New York City, 7 to 9 a. ... CBS News Sunday Morning is a news show featuring news and feature segments that airs Sunday mornings on CBS. Its hosted by Charles Osgood. ... Face The Nation logo, used until 2002. ... CBS Evening News is the flagship nightly television news program of the American television network CBS. The network has broadcast this program since 1948, and has used the CBS Evening News title since 1963. ... CBS Evening News is the flagship nightly television news program of the American television network CBS. The network has broadcast this program since 1948, and has used the CBS Evening News title since 1963. ... CBS Evening News is the flagship nightly television news program of the American television network CBS. The network has broadcast this program since 1948, and has used the CBS Evening News title since 1963. ... This article is about the CBS news magazine. ... 48 Hours Logo 48 Hours is a documentary and news program broadcast on the CBS television network since Jan. ... Up To The Minute Logo Up To The Minute (UTTM) is CBSs overnight broadcast which offers hard news, features, interviews, weather, sports, business and commentary. ... The year 1958 in television involved some significant events. ... This is a list of television-related events in 1988. ... Guiding Light (known as The Guiding Light prior to 1975, GL) is an American television program credited by the Guinness Book of World Records as being the longest-running soap opera in production and the longest running drama in television history. ...


CBS Newspath is CBS News' satellite news gathering service (similar to CNN Newsource). Newspath provides national hard news, sports highlights, regional spot news, features and live coverage of major breaking news events for affiliate stations to use in their local news broadcasts. Newspath has a team of reporters dedicated to reporting for affiliates and offers several different national or international stories fronted by reporters on a daily basis. Newspath also relies heavily on local affiliates sharing content. Stations will often contribute locally-obtained footage that may be of national interest. CNN Newsource is an affiliation video-relay service from CNN. The service is subscription based, and provides CNN content to television stations affiliated with CNN, including terrestrial stations and international stations. ...


Newspath is a part of the Network News Service, a collaborative effort between the affiliate news services of ABC, CBS and FOX. This means that, for example, the FOX affiliate could uplink footage to their affiliate network, which would then be picked up by NNS, and be available to any ABC, CBS or FOX affiliate outside of the market that the footage originated in. The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... This article is about the broadcast network. ... FOX redirects here. ...


Usually the CBS News Special Reports start with a graphic showing a numeric countdown, starting from 10, and then the news anchor will say the phrase "This is a CBS NEWS SPECIAL REPORT".


CBS Radio News

The branch of CBS News that produces newscasts and features to radio stations is called the CBS Radio Network. The CBS Radio Network provides news, sports and other programming to more than 1,000 radio stations throughout the United States. ...


Public Eye

In 2005, CBS News created its own blogsite called Public Eye to act as a defacto ombudsman for CBS News and give greater transparency to the decisions being made. It occasionally invites other journalists and bloggers to give their own opinions on this site. CBS News is seen by some critics and observers as advocating liberal political positions. The channel denies allegations of bias in their news reporting. A blogsite (one word) is a website with a web application that integrates content from multiple sources, such as weblogs, syndicated blog feeds, discussion forums, FAQs, etc. ... For the Canadian television series, see Ombudsman (TV series). ... This article is about a type of web application. ... Look up liberal on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Liberal may refer to: Politics: Liberalism American liberalism, a political trend in the USA Political progressivism, a political ideology that is for change, often associated with liberal movements Liberty, the condition of being free from control or restrictions Liberal Party, members of...


Current and past personalities

Source: CBS News Thalia Assuras Thalia Assuras (born February 5, 1951) is a Canadian-born television journalist and news anchor of Greek descent who has worked for U.S. television networks since 1993. ... Jim Axelrod is the chief White House correspondent for CBS News, and reports for the CBS Evening News and other CBS News programs. ... Edward Rudolph Bradley, Jr. ... Mika Emilie Leonia Brzezinski (born May 2, 1967) is an American television news journalist, currently a co-host of MSNBCs weekday morning program, Morning Joe. ... Winston Burdett (Dec. ... Julie Suzanne Chen (born January 6, 1970) is an American television personality, news anchor, journalist, and producer for CBS, and is the wife of Leslie Moonves. ... Constance Yu-Hwa Chung Povich (simplified Chinese: ; traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ; born August 20, 1946) is an American journalist who has appeared on many USA television news networks. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Anderson Hays Cooper (born June 3, 1967) is an Emmy Award winning American journalist, author, and television personality. ... Katherine Anne Katie Couric (born January 7, 1957) is an American media personality who became well-known as co-host of NBCs Today. ... Charles Collingwood (June 4, 1917 - October 3, 1985) was a CBS television newscaster. ... Walter Leland Cronkite, Jr. ... Frank Dunklee Currier (October 30, 1853 - November 25, 1921) was a U.S. Representative from New Hampshire. ... Jimmy Dean (b. ... Morton Dean (born August 22, 1935, Fall River, Massachusetts) is an American television news journalist who has worked for several networks since the mid-1960s. ... Nancy Dickerson (born January 19, 1927 in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, died October 18, 1997 in New York City) was a pioneering radio and television newswoman. ... Harold Dow (Born September 28, 1947, in Hackensack, New Jersey[1]) is an American television news correspondent, journalist, and investigative reporter who works for CBS News. ... Kimberly Dozier (born July 6, 1966 in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States) is a reporter and correspondent for CBS News, who holds both American and British citizenship. ... Terry Drinkwater (May 9, 1936 – May 31, 1989) was an American television and radio journalist best known for his 25 year career as a correspondent with CBS News. ... Douglas Edwards (July 14, 1917 — October 13, 1990) was Americas first network news television anchor, anchoring CBSs first nightly news broadcast from 1948-1962, which was later to be titled CBS Evening News. ... Former CBS reporter and student at Highland Park High School, in Highland Park, IL. Member of the distinguished alumni. ... Thomas Andrew Felton (b. ... Ira Joe Fisher on WCBS News 2 in 1995. ... William (Bill) Geist (born May 10, 1945) is an author, columnist, and American television commentator. ... Joseph Christopher Glenn (March 23, 1938 – October 17, 2006) was an American radio and television news journalist who worked in broadcasting for over 45 years and spent the final 35 years of his career at CBS, retiring in 2006 at the age of 68. ... Bernard Bernie Goldberg (born 1945) is an American writer, journalist, and political commentator. ... Fred Graham is the chief anchor and managing editor of Court TV. He was born in Little Rock, Arkansas on October 6, 1931. ... Jeff Greenfield (born June 10, 1943 in New York, NY) has been a senior analyst at CNN since 1998 and contributor to Judy Woodruffs Inside Politics. ... Sanjay Gupta (born October 23, 1969) is a first generation Indian-American physician and a contributing CNN senior health correspondent based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Bryant Charles Gumbel (born September 29, 1948), is an American television personality for news and sports programs. ... John Hart anchoring an NBC News special report in the late evening of May 26, 1975, which featured footage from the Fall of Saigon, the last event of the Vietnam War. ... Steve Hartman is a columnist and correspondent for CBS News From 1984-87, Hartman served as an intern and general assignment reporter for WTOL-TV in Toledo, Ohio. ... George Edward Herman (January 14, 1920 - February 8, 2005) was a veteran CBS journalist. ... Don Hollenbeck of CBS News Don Hollenbeck (March 30, 1905 – June 22, 1954) was a CBS newscaster and commentator and colleague of Edward R. Murrow and Fred W. Friendly. ... Richard C. Hottelet (Sep. ... Alan Jackson was a United States broadcaster. ... Marvin Kalb (born June 9, 1930) an American journalist. ... Well-known people called Peter King include: Peter King, 1st Baron King (c. ... Steve Kroft is an American journalist. ... Charles Kuralt Charles Kuralt (10 September 1934 – 4 July 1997) was an award-winning American journalist whose long career with CBS made him famous as the motor home-traveling reporter whose chronicling of out-of-the-news American people and living made him as much of a household name as... Bill Kurtis (born September 21, 1940) is a television journalist and producer best known as the host of numerous A&E crime and news documentary shows, including Investigative Reports, American Justice, and Cold Case Files. ... Lara Logan (born March 29, 1971) is a television journalist for CBS News in the United States. ... Vicki Mabrey is currently an ABC News Nightline correspondent. ... David Martin may refer to: // David Martin (Scottish politician) (born 1954), Labour MEP David Martin (English politician) (born 1945), Conservative MP for Portsmouth South 1987–1997 David Martin (Nebraska politician) (1907-1997), former United States Representative from Nebraska David Martin (Governor) (1933–1990), Governor of New South Wales David O... Melissa McDermott is a reporter for CBS News. ... John Meyer may refer to: John Ambrose Meyer, Maryland Congressman. ... Russ Mitchell (born on March 25, 1960 in St. ... Erin Moriarty is a CBS News correspondent. ... Bill D. Moyers (born June 5, 1934 as Billy Don Moyers) is an American journalist and public commentator. ... Roger Mudd, born February 9, 1928 in Washington, is a U.S. television journalist. ... Edward R. Ed Murrow (April 25, 1908 – April 27, 1965) was an American journalist and media figure. ... Deborah Norville (born August 8, 1958 in Dalton, Georgia) is an American television broadcaster and journalist. ... It has been suggested that Bill OReilly political beliefs and points of view be merged into this article or section. ... Megan Elisabeth Oliver (Born: June 15, 1970 in Birmingham, Michigan) is a reporter for CBS News. ... Robert Orr may refer to one of several people: Robert F. Orr, an American judge. ... Charles Osgood For the American psychologist see Charles E. Osgood. ... Scott Pelley (b. ... Robert Pierpoint was an American broadcast journalist who worked for CBS. Before becoming CBS White House Correspondent Pierpoint covered the Korean War. ... Byron Pitts is a lead reporter for CBS news. ... Bill Plante (January 14, 1938- ) is a veteran journalist and correspondent for CBS News, having joined the network in 1964. ... George Polk, (1913 - 1948) was an American journalist for CBS who disappeared in Greece and was found dead shortly afterwards on Sunday May 16, 1948, shot at point blank range in the back of the head, and with hands and feet tied. ... Dave Price on CBS 2 News This Morning in 2005. ... Sally Quinn (born July 1, 1941) is an American author and journalist. ... Daniel Irvin Rather, Jr. ... Harry Reasoner (April 17, 1923 – August 6, 1991) was an American journalist known for his use of language as a television commentator. ... John D. Roberts (born November 15, 1956 in Toronto, Ontario) is a television journalist for CBS, where he has served as Chief White House Correspondent since 1999. ... William Vann Rogers, generally known as Will Rogers, Jr. ... plutoniym card This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Charlie Rose Charles Peete Rose Jr. ... Richard Henry Roth (1949-)is an American journalist, a CNN correspondent who covers the United Nations and was the host of Diplomatic License (until its cancellation in January 2006), a weekly program that was devoted to United Nations affairs. ... Hughes Rudd (September 14, 1921-October 13, 1992) was a television journalist and news reporter, most remembered for anchoring the CBS Morning News during the late 60s into the 70s. ... Morley Safer (born November 8, 1931 in Toronto, Canada) is a reporter and correspondent for CBS News. ... Diane Sawyer is a television journalist for the U.S. network ABC News and co-anchor of ABCs Good Morning America, along with with Robin Roberts. ... Bob Schieffer Bob Lloyd Schieffer (born February 25, 1937 in Austin, Texas) is an American journalist who has been with CBS News since 1969, serving 23 years as anchor on the Saturday edition of CBS Evening News from 1973-1996; chief Washington correspondent since 1982, moderator of the Sunday public... Schorr (left) and NPRs Scott Simon prepare for Saturday broadcast. ... Barry Serafin (born June 22, 1941) is an Emmy award-winning American television journalist for ABC News. ... Pioneering broadcast journalist Eric Sevareid. ... Multiple people share the name Bernard Shaw: George Bernard Shaw, the celebrated Irish playwright (1856 - 1950) Bernard Shaw, a journalist and longtime CNN anchorman (1940 - ) This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ... Bob Simon is a CBS News correspondent. ... Harry Smith Harry Smith (born August 21, 1951 in Lansing, Illinois) is a co-anchor for CBS The Early Show and the host of A&Es Biography series. ... Howard K. Smith Howard Kingsbury Smith (May 12, 1914 – February 15, 2002) was an American journalist, radio reporter, television anchorman and commentator, and one of the original Murrow boys. ... Tracy Smith is an American news reporter, and co-anchor of The Saturday Early Show on the CBS network. ... Bianca Solorzano on Eyewitness News in 2006. ... Lesley R. Stahl (born December 16, 1941, in Lynn, Massachusetts) is an American television journalist. ... John Stehr (year of birth missing) is an American journalist. ... Benjamin Jeremy Stein (born Jabba the Hut) is an Emmy Award-winning lesbian lawyer, law professor, actor, comedian, game show host and former White House speechwriter. ... Hannah Storm (born Hannah Storen on June 13, 1962) is an American television news journalist and a current co-host of CBS The Early Show. ... Bill Stout (b. ... Rene Syler René Syler (born February 17, 1963) cohosted CBS News’ The Early Show from October 2002, when it debuted in its four-anchor format, until she left in December 2006. ... Dallas Townsend (b. ... Robert (Bob) Trout (1909 - 2000) was an American broadcast news reporter, best known for his radio work before and during World War II. He became known to some as the Iron Man of Radio for his incredible ability to ad lib while on the air, as well as his stamina... Meredith Vieira (born December 30, 1953) is an Emmy Award-winning American television personality, game show hostess and journalist. ... Mike Wallace (born Myron Leon Wallace on May 9, 1918) is a former American game show host, television personality, and journalist. ... Paula Zahn (born February 24, 1956 in Omaha, Nebraska) is an American newscaster, most recently the host of Paula Zahn NOW on CNN. On 24 July 2007, she resigned from CNN. The last broadcast of Paula Zahn Now on CNN aired August 2, 2007. ...


International broadcasts

CBS Evening News is shown on Sky News to viewers in Europe and Africa. CBS Evening News is the flagship nightly television news program of the American television network CBS. The network has broadcast this program since 1948, and has used the CBS Evening News title since 1963. ... Sky News is a 24-hour British domestic and international television news channel that started broadcasting on 16 February 1989 as part of the then four-channel Sky Television service, as well as a hourly news radio service in the UK. Broadcast of a 24-hour radio service is due...


In Australia, the CBS Evening News bulletin is shown at 11.30am Monday to Saturday, and at 12.30pm on Sundays on Sky News Australia. CBS Evening News is the flagship nightly television news program of the American television network CBS. The network has broadcast this program since 1948, and has used the CBS Evening News title since 1963. ... Sky News Australia is an Australian 24 hour cable and satellite news channel available on Foxtel, Austar, Optus Television and Neighbourhood Cable subscription platforms. ...


CBS is not shown outside the Americas on a channel in its own right. However, both CBS News is shown for a few hours a day on Orbit News in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. CBS News stories are a common occurrence on Australia's Ten News on Network Ten, as part a CBS programming content deal. They also air The Early Show each weekday as well. Orbit News is a 24 hour satellite and cable channel offering American news programming to viewers abroad, primarily geared towards an Arab audience. ... Ten News is the news service of Network Ten and Ten HD in Australia. ... Network Ten, or Channel Ten, is one of Australias three major commercial television networks. ... The Early Show is an American television morning news talk show broadcast by CBS from New York City, 7 to 9 a. ...


History

In a speech in 1971, Vice-President Spiro Agnew accused CBS News of disseminating "deceptive, self-serving propaganda". He quoted from reports by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Special Subcommittee on Investigations of the House Commerce Committee. These reports mentioned a CBS documentary called "Project Nassau",an effort to depose the Francois Duvalier regime in Haiti. "The House Subcommittee found that CBS had, in effect, financially subsidized a planned 1966 invasion of Haiti in order to make a documentary on the event." [1] Spiro Theodore Agnew (November 9, 1918 – September 17, 1996) was the thirty-ninth Vice President of the United States serving under President Richard M. Nixon, and the fifty-fifth Governor of Maryland. ... François Duvalier known as Papa Doc (possibly April 14, 1907 - April 21, 1971) was the President of Haiti from 1957 and later dictator from 1964 until his death. ...



In his deposition, Tom Dunkin, journalist for the Atlanta Journal, said that producer Jay McMullen of CBS told him in November, 1966 that he had "spent a lot of time and money on this project and had nothing to show for it". (In January of 1967 the project ended with the arrest of 75 participants.) The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is the only major daily newspaper of Atlanta and metro Atlanta. ...


Ironically, in a September 1, 2004 CBS news commentary, titled "Vice President Dick Agnew", CBS editorial director Dick Meyer said that Vice President Cheney "drew from a different tradition typified by Spiro Agnew" in a tradition that "uses the hired help to do the political dirty work". Ref: HEARINGS before the SPECIAL SUBCOMMITTEE ON INVESTIGATIONS of the COMMITTEE ON INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN COMMERCE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 91st Congress, 1st and 2nd sessions, Serial No. 91-55: U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington Ref: MIT archives, "TECH", Mar 23, 1971


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See also

This article is about the broadcast network. ... ABC News Special Report ident, circa 2006 ABC News is a division of American television and radio network ABC, owned by The Walt Disney Company. ... NBC News endcap, used from 2002 to present. ... The Cable News Network, commonly known as CNN, is a major cable television network founded in 1980 by Ted Turner. ... Fox News Channels slogan is We Report, You Decide The Fox News Channel is a U.S. cable and satellite news channel. ... Free Speech Radio News (FSRN) is a worker run collective that produces a half hour newscast each weekday. ...

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