Category Archives: Television

Mike Wallace interviewing people on ’60 Minutes’ was as interesting as those he interviewed

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – CBS News legend Mike Wallace, the “60 Minutes” pit-bull reporter whose probing, brazen style made his name synonymous with the tough interview – a style he practically invented for television more than half a century ago

Mike Wallace interviewing people on ’60 Minutes’ was as interesting as those he interviewed

NEW CANAAN, Conn. – CBS News legend Mike Wallace, the “60 Minutes” pit-bull reporter whose probing, brazen style made his name synonymous with the tough interview – a style he practically invented for television more than half a century ago

Marie Colvin, British journalist killed in Syria, was veteran correspondent of many of world’s hot spots

HOMS, Syria – Sunday Times war reporter Marie Colvin has been killed in a targeted shelling attack by government forces in the besieged Syrian city of Homs. The news comes just hours after the American-born foreign correspondent reported on ‘sickening’

Marie Colvin, British journalist killed in Syria, was veteran correspondent of many of world’s hot spots

HOMS, Syria – Sunday Times war reporter Marie Colvin has been killed in a targeted shelling attack by government forces in the besieged Syrian city of Homs. The news comes just hours after the American-born foreign correspondent reported on ‘sickening’

Tewfik Mishlawi, 76, guided generations of journalists reporting from the Middle East

BEIRUT – Tewfik Mishlawi, who has died aged 76, was a father-figure and guru to at least three generations of journalists who went to the Middle East. They live in eternal gratitude to him and his daily digest of translation

Tewfik Mishlawi, 76, guided generations of journalists reporting from the Middle East

BEIRUT – Tewfik Mishlawi, who has died aged 76, was a father-figure and guru to at least three generations of journalists who went to the Middle East. They live in eternal gratitude to him and his daily digest of translation

‘New Journalism’ pioneer Marshall Rosenthal, 71, wrote for ‘Rolling Stone,’ Chicago alternative press

EVANSTON, Ill. – Perhaps the best way to illustrate Marshall Rosenthal’s acerbic wit and lucidity is to let Abe Peck tell the story about writing to Mr. Rosenthal when Peck was — in the 1960s counterculture terminology of the time

‘New Journalism’ pioneer Marshall Rosenthal, 71, wrote for ‘Rolling Stone,’ Chicago alternative press

EVANSTON, Ill. – Perhaps the best way to illustrate Marshall Rosenthal’s acerbic wit and lucidity is to let Abe Peck tell the story about writing to Mr. Rosenthal when Peck was — in the 1960s counterculture terminology of the time

From Rev. Billy Graham to preemies in neonatal unit, Asheville hospital spokeswoman Merrell Gregory protected privacy of all

(Editor’s note: This story is a hard one to post, because Merrell Gregory was a friend and colleague when we both worked at The Asheville Citizen-Times. To those quoted in this story, I add my own emotional observation that Merrell

From Rev. Billy Graham to preemies in neonatal unit, Asheville hospital spokeswoman Merrell Gregory protected privacy of all

(Editor’s note: This story is a hard one to post, because Merrell Gregory was a friend and colleague when we both worked at The Asheville Citizen-Times. To those quoted in this story, I add my own emotional observation that Merrell

ABC’s Richard Threlkeld, 74, was one of last journalists evacuated from Phnom Penh, Saigon

AMAGANSETT, N.Y. – Richard Threlkeld, a far-ranging and award-winning correspondent who worked for both CBS and ABC News during a long career, has been killed in a car crash on New York’s Long Island. The 74-year-old Threlkeld died Friday morning

ABC’s Richard Threlkeld, 74, was one of last journalists evacuated from Phnom Penh, Saigon

AMAGANSETT, N.Y. – Richard Threlkeld, a far-ranging and award-winning correspondent who worked for both CBS and ABC News during a long career, has been killed in a car crash on New York’s Long Island. The 74-year-old Threlkeld died Friday morning

Journalist Mary Raftery, 54, revealed child physical and sexual abuse in Irish industrial schools

DUBLIN, Ireland – The death has taken place in Dublin of renowned journalist and broadcaster Mary Raftery. She died at St Vincent’s hospital in Dublin in the early hours of this morning after an illness. She was 54. One of

Journalist Mary Raftery, 54, revealed child physical and sexual abuse in Irish industrial schools

DUBLIN, Ireland – The death has taken place in Dublin of renowned journalist and broadcaster Mary Raftery. She died at St Vincent’s hospital in Dublin in the early hours of this morning after an illness. She was 54. One of