All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Broadcast News’

Garrick Utley: Former NBC TV Correspondent Dies at 74

One of the most legendary broadcast news correspondents has passed away from prostate cancer. Garrick Utley was 74-years-old when he died in his New York home Thursday night. ┬áHe’s been battling the illness for two years. In a very extensive interview, Utley’s wife Gertje, 40, described to CNN News some of his most memorable moments as a traditional journalist. “He …

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Mike Wallace, Famed 60 Minutes Reporter, Passed Away

Sad news today for the journalism world as Mike Wallace passed away at the age of 93. He will best remembered as one of the toughest men on television as he interviewed crooks and saints alike on 60 Minutes. CBS News has a lovely write up on Wallace detailing all of his accomplishments throughout the years. It turns out that …

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TV News Turns Blind Eye Towards SOPA Coverage

Here’s an interesting query: If you were a general manager of local CBS affiliate and you noticed a great deal of Internet traction concerning steps the US government is trying to take in its efforts to eliminate online piracy, how would you cover the story? What if the general public’s reaction was largely negative, how would you cover the story? …

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