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Walter Cronkite: Broadcaster who became America's conscience as well as the country's 'favourite uncle'
Monday 20 July 2009
The predominance of CBS Evening News in the 1960s and '70s, against fierce network competition, was essentially due to the personality of its handsome anchorman, Walter Cronkite. His calm voice and reassuring presence seemed to offer security in an increasingly dangerous world. He was known as America's favourite uncle.
Sunday 19 July 2009
Saturday 18 July 2009
Former CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite, whose authoritative delivery of news events from the John F. Kennedy assassination to the Apollo moon landing and Vietnam War, made him "the most trusted man in America," died yesterday at age 92.
Saturday 27 June 2009
I was incredibly fortunate and privileged to work with Michael, well, in fact the Jacksons, when they joined CBS from Motown in 1976, and also to have stayed involved in his career until his last album, Invincible, in 2001.
Monday 23 March 2009
What is the Federal Reserve up to? Hot on the heels of Ben Bernanke’s “I feel your pain” interview on 60 Minutes on CBS, when the chairman explained the history and function of the US central bank, comes an odd joint statement with the Treasury setting out their respective roles in fixing the current crisis.
Monday 16 March 2009
Controversial US radio host Don Imus today announced he has Stage II prostate cancer, meaning the cancer has not spread to other organs.
Wednesday 26 November 2008
Sumner Redstone, the octogenarian media mogul, has offered to sell the cinema chain that first made him a billionaire, in a desperate bid to hang on to the rest of his television and film empire.
Friday 08 August 2008
The subtitle, "The Secret Life & Shameful Death of the Classical Record Industry", covers only the first half of this book, a snappy, though not cliché-free ("CBS was young, hungry and punching above its weight") account of the record business from 1945 to its current moribund state, as EMI Classics issues McCartney's "oratorio" (LA Times: "gives saccharine a bad name'").
Monday 21 July 2008
A federal appeals court today threw out a $550,000 indecency fine against CBS Corp. for the 2004 Super Bowl half-time show that ended with Janet Jackson's breast-baring "wardrobe malfunction."
Friday 16 May 2008
CBS, the US television and radio giant, is buying CNet Networks, the pioneering internet company best known for its technology industry news and reviews.
Monday 11 February 2008
Barack Obama has not even got to the Democratic convention but already some so-called political allies are predicting his death at the hands of enraged white supremacists.
Friday 02 June 2006
When you are ranked No 71 in the world you always need the luck of the draw. Tim Henman will be unseeded at Wimbledon later this month and could face the likes of Roger Federer or Andy Roddick in the first round. Even worse, he might be drawn against Dmitry Tursunov.
Monday 22 May 2006
Sunday 27 November 2005
Monday 31 October 2005
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
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