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  CBS Evening News - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1970, upon Huntley's retirement, the CBS Evening News began a period of domination in terms of viewership unmatched in American television.
CBS Evening News is shown on Sky News to viewers in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia.
However, CBS News is shown for a few hours a day on satellite channel Orbit News in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
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 CBS News - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
CBS News is the news division of American television and radio network CBS.
CBS Evening News is shown on Sky News to viewers in Europe.
However, both CBS News is shown for a few hours a day on Orbit News in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
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 CBS Evening News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Even though I don't care for CNN that much and Fox make no bones about where it is coming from, anything is better than watching this asshole who is a mouthpiece for the Democratic Party.
Yes,the CBS Evening News jumped the shark long ago and we are all the poorer for it.That's what happens when anchors sell out their reputation for another 20 pieces of silver.
CBS was far and away the best news organization of the big three, but it slipped after 2000 (incidentally, for many years Rather was the only anchor that actually was the managing editor of his news show).
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 'CBS Evening News' Hits Ratings Low   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
NEW YORK 7.01.2003 "CBS Evening News" marked a low point in a storied history last week _ its smallest average audience in at least 10 years, perhaps ever.
Discounting holidays and weeks when the news was pre-empted, researchers going back to 1993 could not find a worse week for the "CBS Evening News." Ratings for these flagship newscasts have been steadily eroding, so you would probably have to go back to the early days of television to find a lesser-watched week.
The serious news of the Bush administration _ the terrorist attacks, subsequent wars and economic troubles _ have demanded a toughness from the evening newscasts and NBC has responded, he said.
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 KYW Newsradio 1060 Philadelphia - CBS News Video   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
CBS News RAW Fox News journalists cameraman Olaf Wiig and correspondent Steve Centanni were dropped off at a Gaza strip hotel on Sunday nearly two weeks after being seized by militants.
CBS News' Allen Pizzey has the latest on the two journalists who were kidnapped in Gaza City and the situation in Lebanon and Israel in the aftermath of the conflict.
CBS News RAW President Bush says he strongly disagrees with the ruling declaring his administration's wire tapping program to be unconstitutional and plans to appeal the decision.
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 CBS Evening News - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
CBS was nicknamed Al-CBS by several conservative weblogs, referring to the Arab news channel Al-Jazeera, and was criticized for what they perceive is unbalanced coverage of the War on Iraq.
However, even today, the ratings of the "big 3" network evening news programs totaled together equal ten times the ratings of the highest rated cable television news program.
Since the early 1990s the CBS Evening News has been carried by Sky News in the UK, Ireland and other countries (see article for details), usually at 12:30 AM British time.
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 Dan Rather to give up helm of 'CBS Evening News' / He departs on heels of his on-air apology
Dan Rather announced Tuesday that he will relinquish his "CBS Evening News" anchor duties March 9, ending a 24-year run as the most visible presence on "the Tiffany Network" at a time when the big-three network newscasts are rapidly losing their hold on the public.
So far this year, the CBS Evening News is averaging a 5.0, according to Nielsen Media Research figures.
CBS News later acknowledged that the authenticity of the documents could not be substantiated, and Rather apologized on air.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2004/11/24/RATHER.TMP   (1053 words)

 WJLA - 'CBS Evening News' Hits Low Ratings Mark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It was disheartening ratings news for CBS coming on the eve of the important May ratings "sweeps" and encompassing a relatively busy news week, with the election of Pope Benedict XVI.
NBC's "Nightly News," where Brian Williams has replaced Tom Brokaw, is also down 7 percent in viewers from the same six weeks last year but remains the top-rated evening news broadcast.
CBS hasn't given Schieffer, who continues to host "Face the Nation" on Sundays, a clear indication of how long he'll be commuting from Washington to New York to anchor the evening news.
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 CBS Evening News in TutorGig Encyclopedia
On September 11, 1987, Dan Rather stormed off the news set when it appeared a CBS Sports broadcast was going to cut into "his" airtime.
This is all despite the fact that she was once a Washington deputy reporter on the Pentagon beat for NBC News in the 1980s.
There will be new graphics, a new set, and a new theme in time for her debut as anchor.
www.tutorgig.com /ed/CBS_Evening_News   (1708 words)

 News Encyclopedia Article @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
News can be reported by a variety of sources, such as newspapers, television and radio programs, wire services, and web sites.
News reporting is a type of journalism, typically written or broadcast in news style.
Even in those situations where objectivity is expected, it is difficult to achieve, and individual journalists may fall foul of their own personal bias, or succumb to commercial or political pressure.
www.naturalresearch.org /portal/news   (696 words)

 CBS, what is the frequency? By Jack Shafer - Slate Magazine
In 1980, 75 percent of televisions in use during the dinner hour were airing an evening news broadcast from one of three networks.
Even if Tisch's cost-cutting harmed CBS News, by 1993 Rather's show was still neck and neck with ABC for the No. 2 position in the ratings and within shouting distance of No. 1, NBC.
One reason behind the evening news fade is that it's still scheduled for an era when moms stayed at home and cooked for dad, who didn't have a long commute.
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 New York Daily News - Entertainment - 'CBS Evening News' outta cellar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It was the first time since the week ending Aug. 3, 2001, that CBS' evening newscast has been in second place.
The folks at ABC News noted that while CBS passed them for the week, it was just one week, and that ABC drew more viewers with the advertiser-desired news audience of 25- to 54-year-olds.
CBS' move also comes after a period of turmoil at ABC's "World News Tonight." In the past year, anchor Peter Jennings died of lung cancer, Bob Woodruff and Elizabeth Vargas were named anchors of the show, then Woodruff was injured in a roadside bombing in Iraq.
www.nydailynews.com /entertainment/story/418307p-353319c.html   (422 words)

 'CBS Evening News' Hits Low Ratings Mark
Evening news viewership was much higher from the 1960s to 1980s than it is now.
CBS has also talked about dramatically changing the broadcast's format, but has given no indication of when this will be done.
Within the 25-to-54 demographic that advertisers seek — most news viewers tend to be older — CBS is down 13 percent from last year, NBC down 7 percent and ABC up 2 percent, Nielsen said.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2005/04/26/entertainment/e142322D46.DTL   (460 words)

 Schieffer to host 'CBS Evening News' - The Washington Times: Nation/Politics - February 03, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
CBS announced yesterday it will temporarily replace "CBS Evening News" anchorman Dan Rather with "Face the Nation" host Bob Schieffer.
The "CBS Evening News" broadcast — third in the ratings behind the ABC and NBC versions — has much riding on the choice, which has attracted the close interest of CBS Chairman Leslie Moonves.
CBS needed someone who wouldn't step on any successors' toes," said Andrew Tyndall, author of the weekly Tyndall Report, a New York-based industry analysis of network news.
www.washtimes.com /national/20050202-114924-1011r.htm   (483 words)

 CBS Evening News - QuickTopic free message board hosting
The Contra Costa Times, a California newspaper has stepped into the CBS silliness, asking readers to send in their opinions on selection of Katie Couric to be the next CBS News anchor.
Couric and the hype around her new overpaid job is irrelevant in the scheme of life.
As a CBS evening news viewer for many years, I think the people at CBS have lost their minds over hiring Katie Couric; she is no Barbara Walters.
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 wcco.com - Katie Couric Heading To CBS
CBS News confirmed the announcement Wednesday morning, saying Couric will become the anchor and managing editor of the "CBS Evening News With Katie Couric" and will be a contributor to "60 Minutes".
She was also a contributing anchor for "Dateline NBC." Couric began her national broadcasting career at NBC News in July 1989 as deputy Pentagon correspondent.
Her reporting on colon cancer also contributed to NBC News’ 2001 Edward R. Murrow award for Overall Excellence for the news department.
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 The Times-Reporter
NEW YORK — Now that Katie Couric is making the move from dawn to dusk, her legacy — and the future of CBS News — depends on the audience.
CBS clearly hopes she’s a star who can give a bright new face to its last-place news division, attract younger viewers and inject life into a hidebound TV format.
A new set, new graphics and a more contemporary style also will be fashioned around her in time for a September debut, the network said.
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 Media Matters - How liberal is CBS really ?
CBS Evening News segments on political topics broadcast between November 3, 2004, and February 17, 2005, featured 65 clips of Democratic officials or commentators representing progressive organizations and 83 clips of Republican officials or commentators representing conservative organizations.
In November, CBS officials refused to air an advertisement for the United Church of Christ that promoted inclusion of gays, racial minorities and people with disabilities because they considered it "unacceptable for broadcast," noting in particular the Bush administration's endorsement of the Federal Marriage Amendment as part of their justification for not airing the ad.
But CBS News is probably the finest of the network news organizations, and it's a shame that with the right already offside, you folk should attack from the other angle, and without context.
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 ABC News: Dan Rather to Leave 'CBS Evening News'
Rather will stay with CBS News, working full time as a correspondent for both editions of "60 Minutes," and taking on other assignments as well.
"Dan's 24 years at the 'CBS Evening News' is the longest run of any evening news anchor in history and is a singular achievement in broadcast journalism," Leslie Moonves, CBS chairman and co-president and co-chief operating officer of CBS parent Viacom said in a statement.
Rather, 73, worked his first broadcast as anchor of "CBS Evening News" on March 9, 1981, when he took over from broadcasting legend Walter Cronkite, and has been with the network since 1962.
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 Brand Autopsy: Making Over the CBS Evening News
Lizz also thinks a panel discussion should be incorporated into the half-hour newscast where she proposes creatively using the CBS eye icon to provide subtle commentary on the panelists' contributions.
I would, first of all, say to CBS, "Forget about being the newscast of record." There is no need for a newscast of record when you have CNN and Fox and news radio all day long, and even Google News.
The problem with evening news is the time they are aired: between 4 and 6PM most of the target audience is commuting from work.
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 [The] CBS [Evening] News
But on March 9, 2005, Rather anchored his final Evening News broadcast -- 24 years to the day when he began sitting in the anchor chair; Bob Schiefer began a temporary period as anchor until a final replacement is announced.]
Sounder 3 (for "CBS News with Walter Cronkite", 1962 - 1981):
Theme 8 (for "CBS Evening News with Dan Rather", 1987): "C B S News Theme"
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 CBS Evening News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Data recorders from the plane that crashed in Pennsylvania and the one that hit the Pentagon contain some information about the plane's movements, but the cockpit voice recorder from the Pentagon plane is so badly damaged, it may be useless to investigators.
CBS News has learned the FAA alerted US Air defense units of a possible hijacking at 8:38 Tuesday morning, and six minutes later, at 8:44, two F-15s received a scramble order at Otis Air Force Base on Cape Cod.
Six minutes later, at 8:52, the F-15s were airborne and began racing towards New York City, but the fighters were still 70 miles away when the second hijacked jet, United Airlines Flight 175, hit the second Trade Center tower.
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 KATIE'S QUAKE By HOLLY M. SANDERS - New York Post Online Edition: Business   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The timing couldn't be worse for NBC - or better for CBS - as they both head into the crucial "upfront" season in May, when advertisers commit millions to buy commercial time for the upcoming TV season.
NBC is already in a weakened position heading into those negotiations, with a lackluster primetime lineup and constant speculation that it is in danger of losing its morning show star.
While the evening news skews toward an older audience, CBS is banking Couric will play well to younger viewers, which advertisers consider a key demographic.
www.nypost.com /business/66500.htm   (515 words)

 The CBS EARLY Evening News....   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Although it seems unlikely a late nat'l news would air at 10pm (and give up/move two CSIs), it was what Tom Brokaw was shooting for before he called it quits (and partially the reason why).
I know that CBS is said to be totally revamping the whole network--the new slogan is "We are CBS" (We are Comedy, We are Reality, etc.; think like TNT's "We Know Drama")--so maybe this all ties in together.
Bob Schieffer has already said that he doesn't want to keep anchoring the national news, so if CBS was to do something like this, he wouldn't be in the spotlight.
www.tvnewstalk.net /forum2/index.php/topic,5736.msg49292.html   (515 words)

 USATODAY.com - 'CBS Evening News' pulls from behind   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Yet today, when CBS unveils its fall schedule to advertisers, it'll boast that interim anchor Bob Schieffer has turned the once-troubled broadcast around, increasing ratings while competitors at NBC and ABC have declined, and paving the way for the arrival of NBC Today star Katie Couric Sept. 5.
Last week, for the first time since 2001, Evening News beat ABC's World News Tonight in total viewers, setting the stage for a horse race between the two newscasts while NBC Nightly News enjoys a comfortable margin in first place.
McManus says Couric, who leaves Today at the end of this month, will start at CBS in July and spend the summer banking stories for Evening News and 60 Minutes and working with producers on the look and tone of the new broadcast.
www.usatoday.com /life/columnist/mediamix/2006-05-16-mediamix_x.htm   (622 words)

 Dan Rather Signs Off 'CBS Evening News'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
NEW YORK - Dan Rather echoed a word he once briefly used to sign off the "CBS Evening News" - courage - in anchoring the program for the final time after 24 years on Wednesday.
CBS expects to name a permanent anchor team to succeed Rather in the coming months.
Meanwhile, a CBS affiliate in northern Michigan that had said it would let its viewers decide whether it should run Wednesday's prime-time CBS tribute to Rather backed off those plans.
www.newsmax.com /archives/articles/2005/3/9/202026.shtml   (797 words)

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"Results are in tonight from a CBS News poll taken since Monica Lewinsky's testimony to the Ken Starr grand jury: 63 percent of those polled said even if there was wrongdoing by the President, it would have been better for the country if the Starr investigation into Mr.
In Rather's relaying of the news, he used the language of Clinton supporters who believed Jones's case to be just about sex.
There is new information tonight about President Clinton's response to Ken Starr's hard press in his investigation of the President's personal life.
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