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  • Help for old news item

    04/20/2008 10:48:06 AM PDT · by mushroom · 16 replies · 49+ views
    Vanity | 4/20/08 | mushroom
    I'm looking for the news item about the TV anchor who said something along the line of "if I knew of an imminent attack on US forces, I wouldn't tell them because journalists are supposed to be neutral." Might just convince a liberal with this one.
  • Ex-Philly news anchor's charges reduced (Alycia Lane)

    02/25/2008 3:53:51 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 24 replies · 570+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 2/25/08 | Samuel Maull - ap
    NEW YORK - A former Philadelphia TV news anchor accused of hitting a New York police officer left court a free woman Monday after a judge said she will dismiss newly reduced charges if the defendant behaves for six months. Charges against Alycia Lane, 35, were downgraded to misdemeanors after prosecutors said scratches on the female officer's face weren't serious enough to warrant felony assault charges. Lane's lawyer David S. Smith denied she hit the officer early Dec. 16. A police complaint said she put a video camera in the face of another officer as he tried to put a...
  • TV Reporter Fired After Telling Live Audience "I Can't Hear [crap]" Watch tape here.

    02/14/2008 8:40:05 AM PST · by MindBender26 · 20 replies · 284+ views
    Enjoy the idiot on tape. Thank about it. Until she was fired, 50,000 people depended on this woman for the news every night. PS: Some broadcast journalism rules: #37: Never step in front of a camera unless you can hear the director and are ready to go in every way. If you are standing there, looking like you are ready, the people in the booth think you are ready and will go to you with little warning. #2: The microphone is always on. #43: Don't tell us about your technical problems. #7: Have a brain
  • 70% of Births are Illegal Immigrants at Parkland Memorial Hospital (Dallas, Texas) . (

    01/31/2008 11:13:49 AM PST · by Vigilanteman · 26 replies · 1,049+ views
    Dallas media ^ | from 2006 to date | Snopes.Com
    *Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas is a fairly famous institution and for a variety of reasons:* *1. John F. Kennedy died there in 1963* *2. Lee Harvey Oswald died there shortly after* *3. Jack Ruby-who killed Lee Harvey Oswald, died there a few years coincidence* *'On the flip side, Parkland is also home to the second busiest maternity ward in the country with almost 16,000 new babies arriving each year. (That's almost 44 per day---every day)* *A recent patient survey indicated that 70 percent of the women who gave birth at Parkland in the first three months of...
  • Found Objects: Katie's Big Night in New Hampshire (Must See)

    01/15/2008 6:24:44 PM PST · by torchthemummy · 46 replies · 188+ views
    MyDamnChannel ^ | 01/15/08 | Couric-CBS Raw Footage
    Drudge had this linked so I want to give him credit but the link is directly to the site with the clip. Must See TV!
  • Ron Paul shocker: No more 'anchor babies' Ron Paul shocker: No more 'anchor babies'

    01/04/2008 10:00:23 PM PST · by captain anode · 50 replies · 214+ views
    © 2008 ^ | January 4, 2008 | © 2008
    A controversial new anti-illegal-immigration ad by GOP presidential hopeful Ron Paul has sent his libertarian supporters into high dudgeon, but it's getting rave reviews from border-security hawks, including some Homeland Security nations."Eastern
  • Channel 47 anchor arrested in DUI case (Oops)

    09/13/2007 9:36:12 PM PDT · by Enterprise · 93 replies · 3,148+ views
    The Fresno Bee ^ | 9-12-07 | Louis Galvan
    A Fresno television news anchorwoman has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and two counts of felony child endangerment after officers found her passed out in her SUV with her two young children inside, Fresno police reported Tuesday.
  • Michael Ramirez Cartoon: Katie Couric & That Sinking Feeling

    05/16/2007 4:08:49 PM PDT · by Kitten Festival · 13 replies · 1,479+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | 16 May 2007 | Michael Ramirez
    Michael Ramirez takes on deadweight anchor Katie Couric and all she's doing to CBS here.
  • Ancient Wooden Anchor Discovered (World's Oldest)

    05/15/2007 2:04:27 PM PDT · by blam · 25 replies · 1,000+ views
    Newswise ^ | 5-15-2007 | University Of Haifa
    Source: University of Haifa Released: Tue 15-May-2007, 08:50 ET Ancient Wooden Anchor Discovered The world's oldest wooden anchor was discovered during excavations in the Turkish port city of Urla, the ancient site of Liman Tepe / the Greek 1st Millennium BCE colony of Klazomenai, by researchers from the Leon Recanati Institute for Maritime Studies of the University of Haifa. The anchor, from the end of the 7th century BC, was found near a submerged construction, imbedded approximately.1.5 meters underground. Marine archaeologists excavating at Urla Newswise — The world's oldest wooden anchor was discovered during excavations in the Turkish port city...
  • Senate Debates Global Warming, CNN Anchor Snoozes (Anchor Miles O'Brien Falls Asleep During Debate)

    12/06/2006 6:00:40 PM PST · by jdm · 31 replies · 1,342+ views ^ | Dec 6, 2006 | Matthew Sheffield
    As already noted here on NewsBusters, the Senate held a hearing today examining the role of the media in promoting climate alarmism. With others covering the newsmaking part of the discussion, I decided to drop by to observe things from a blogger's point of view. I went into the hearing expecting it would be more interesting than your typical congressional hearing and wasn't disappointed. Dr. David Deming, a geophysicist from the University of Oklahoma recount an experience he had with an NPR reporter who hung up on him after he declined to say that he thought global temperature increases...
  • Six Reasons WHY I Might Watch Katie Couric!

    09/05/2006 10:08:45 AM PDT · by ParsifalCA · 46 replies · 1,743+ views
    CaliforniaRepublic ^ | 9/5/06 | Patrick Hurley
    I grew up on the legendary Walter Cronkite and the CBS Evening News. All the other anchormen were wannabes compared to the elegant sea lion. When he would wrap up his newscast with, “And that’s the way it is,” adding the date, I would stand there in awe at the sight of his presence. Only one other person made me gasp like that and she was my favorite brown-eyed Mouseketeer… Now, there is a new cowgirl on the news prairie and she is going to rock our ranches and stake her claim. I know this is true because I have...
  • DFU SONG: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (for Kyra - tinkle, tinkle little star)

    08/31/2006 10:24:29 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 4 replies · 622+ views
    DFU - news of the day in song ^ | 8-2006 | Lyrics, Doug from Upland
    Writing the history of our time in song. MIDI - TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STAR (click on Margie Harrell, then the song) Tinkle, tinkle, little star...viewers wonder where you are Maybe in stall number one...this is really getting fun Tinkle, tinkle, little star...viewers wonder where you are Kyra was there to hear our leader speak Her sister-in-law we learn's a real controlling freak Then there was a television moment quite profound I hope everybody got to hear the zipper sound Come on, put it on your website, CNN We are waiting anxiously to hear the clip again Tinkle, tinkle, little...
  • CBS to announce Rather exit after 44 years

    06/19/2006 7:56:13 PM PDT · by LdSentinal · 80 replies · 1,486+ views
    Reuters ^ | 6/19/06 | Paul J. Gough
    LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) -- CBS is expected to announce today that former "CBS Evening News" anchor Dan Rather will leave the network after 44 years. Rather's contract runs through November, but he is expected to leave CBS immediately to pursue other opportunities. A special tribute to Rather's career is expected to appear on tonight's "CBS Evening News." The move was widely expected in the past few weeks after Rather, 74, had said that he would be leaving CBS after negotiations on a new contract hadn't guaranteed him anything but an office at the network. After leaving "CBS Evening News"...
  • Adjusting to the ins and outs of the anchor chair (Gunga Dan finally speaks)

    06/16/2006 4:30:08 AM PDT · by abb · 22 replies · 652+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | June 16, 2006 | Matea Gold
    NEW YORK — His four-decade run at CBS was headed toward the finish line, but former anchor Dan Rather continued to press the network where he'd made his name to send him back into service on some big stories. The longtime correspondent, known for his travels to hot spots around the world, said he had asked to go to the Gulf Coast last fall to cover Hurricane Katrina and to visit Iraq and Afghanistan to cover the conflicts there, but his requests were denied. "They just said, 'Not interested,' " he said. It now seems clear that even then CBS...
  • Parkland will treat all moms-to-be

    06/13/2006 9:11:57 AM PDT · by P-40 · 122 replies · 1,383+ views
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | 6/12/2006 | Sherry Jacobson
    Maria Gamez whimpered quietly and admitted feeling "a small pain" two hours into hard labor at Parkland Memorial Hospital. But she did not want a spinal infusion of painkiller, called an epidural, to make her discomfort disappear. "Hispanic women are just wonderful; they birth wonderfully," Tori Agustsdottir, the nurse-midwife, confided as she stepped out of the room. "The perception of pain is very cultural. These women don't want epidurals. But American women are quick to take the medication." Ms. Gamez is typical of Parkland's current generation of maternity patients. She is Hispanic and an immigrant and had nowhere else to...
  • Vargas exit provokes debate, unease

    06/02/2006 5:19:42 PM PDT · by Momaw Nadon · 24 replies · 754+ views
    AP via Yahoo! ^ | Friday, June 2, 2006 | JOCELYN NOVECK
    NEW YORK - Like so many women, Suzanne Holstein, a schoolteacher and mother of two, has had her struggles balancing motherhood and career. So she was sympathetic when she heard that ABC anchor Elizabeth Vargas, a woman she admires, was stepping down from her prestigious evening-news perch to focus on her growing family. And yet, like many women across the country, Holstein is not only a little disappointed by Vargas' move, but a little suspicious. "I can't believe that a woman who's worked so hard to get where she is would just resign like that," says Holstein, 39. "I think...
  • Charles Gibson Named Sole Anchor of 'World News Tonight'

    05/23/2006 10:15:16 AM PDT · by torchthemummy · 33 replies · 1,012+ views
    ABC News Web Site ^ | May 23, 2006 | ABC News
    May 23, 2006 — ABC News has named Charles Gibson to be sole anchor of "World News Tonight." "Charlie Gibson is one of the most distinguished journalists on television. He is a superb broadcaster, the consummate professional, and a very familiar presence to the audience and everyone at 'World News Tonight,'" said ABC News President David Westin, who announced the decision today.
  • Track 'anchor babies'

    05/13/2006 2:16:18 PM PDT · by stopem · 12 replies · 487+ views ^ | September 11, 2002 | Al Knight
    The term "anchor baby" is unfamiliar to most Americans, but it nicely describes one of the more troubling aspects of American immigration policy. Put simply, an anchor baby is the offspring of an illegal immigrant who, under current legal interpretation, becomes a U.S. citizen at birth and, in turn, is the means by which parents and relatives can also obtain citizenship for themselves by using the family reunification features of immigration law. It's estimated there may be as many as 200,000 anchor babies born each year in the U.S. No single agency keeps track, but there is abundant, if fragmented,...
  • Dealing with Anchor Babies

    05/04/2006 11:05:44 PM PDT · by mnwo · 51 replies · 2,799+ views
    Red State ^ | 05/05/2006 | Congressman Mac Collins (Ret. R-GA)
    Dealing with Anchor BabiesBy Congressman Mac Collins (Ret. R-GA)Each year the United States grants citizenship to a quarter of a million children of illegal aliens. There is a common misconception among the public that such citizenship is a constitutional guarantee. The fact is that the constitutional question of whether the 14th amendment grants citizenship to children of foreigners born on U.S. soil was addressed by the Supreme Court over 100 years ago in the Slaughter House Cases and, again, in 1971 in the case of Rogers v. Belle . All existing case law confirms that the Fourteenth Amendment does not...

    02/20/2006 9:47:48 AM PST · by LdSentinal · 47 replies · 1,485+ views
    February 20, 2006 -- IT'S exactly 100 days until Katie Couric's contract on the "Today" show expires — and NBC seems to be preparing for bad news. Two news leaks over the weekend indicate that Katie is ready to leave the show to take over the anchor desk at "CBS Evening News." First, TV Guide reports that Nat alie Morales has moved to the top of the replace ment list if Katie bolts to CBS. Morales is close to signing a long-term deal with the network, which would move her out of MSNBC, where she's been a daytime anchor since...