A feel-good story about a homeless man with a radio-voice from heaven has been soured by a war of words between two American broadcast networks.
Among Daniel Schorr's many awards, distinctions and achievements as a journalist, one was surely unique. He was the only US reporter both to be expelled from Moscow for crossing a Soviet leader – and to feature as an officially designated "enemy" of an American President.
A US cable channel is challenging the male-dominated world of TV drama – and not before time, says Sarah Hughes
Next Sunday's football final will highlight an extra showdown: between liberals and the religious right
But industry sources say he was right to own up to affairs with his staff
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.
Walter Cronkite, the TV news pioneer who died on Friday, was in his time perhaps the most famous man in the US. Rupert Cornwell looks back on his career
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.