At yesterday’s luncheon for Makers, the series of online videos on ground-breaking women, we ran into onetime NBC News mainstay Campbell Brown, who departed the network for CNN in 2007. Given that Ms. Brown was a member of the Today family, we asked her about the departure of Ann Curry, which was at that Read More
On Monday, April 4, Attorney General Eric Holder admitted defeat. He announced that he would try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other alleged 9/11 conspirators at Guantanamo Bay and not the Foley Courthouse in Lower Manhattan. Mr. Holder blamed Congress for tying his hands. He did not blame Julie Menin for forcing them.
“How could Read More
Moves, Partisan Platforms
– Looks like that price chop worked. As The Observer noted at the end of August, writer Vicky Ward and publisher Matthew Doull had split their nuptials and were looking to split from their Bleecker Street townhouse, too. With no takers at $7.495 million, the price was dropped to $5.995 million. According to city Read More
Eliot Spitzer is frequently on television, so after Campbell Brown’s departure created an opening at CNN’s 8 p.m. hour, speculation began, first at the Washington Examiner, that Mr. Spitzer might become Ms. Brown’s replacement.
Jason Horowitz at The Washington Post checked into the rumors and found that Mr. Spitzer would have Read More
Pat Kiernan kicked of his “In the Papers” segment this morning on New York One by tipping his hat to Campbell Brown.
“It’s time to take a look at what’s in the papers on this Wednesday morning. I have to say, off the top, Campbell Brown is my hero this morning Read More
The news came yesterday afternoon that Campbell Brown will be leaving her contract with CNN early.
“The simple fact is that not enough people want to watch my program, and I owe it to myself and to CNN to get out of the way so that CNN can try something else,” Ms. Brown Read More
Shortly before taking the podium at the 2009 Matrix Awards ceremony honoring women in communications at the Waldorf Astoria on Monday, April 27, event emcee Meredith Vieira of NBC’s Today was explaining to the Daily Transom what female news anchors have over their male counterparts.
“You can’t totally stereotype it,” Ms. Vieira began, as if Read More
“It seems like the voices of our leaders and special interests and the media, they’re surrounding us.” Glenn Beck, one of America’s most popular television populists, was speaking to his audience on the afternoon of Friday, March 13, during an hourlong special. At this point, he was choking back tears. This was the money shot: Read More
Today, Salon‘s Rebecca Traister has a terrific essay analyzing the success of CBS’s Katie Couric, CNN’s Campbell Brown, and MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow during this year’s presidential campaign.
From the piece:
While pondering the meaning of this year’s 18 million cracks in the White House ceiling, we might easily have missed the Read More
According to Matt Drudge, Citizens United has retained legal counsel as part of its ongoing spat with CNN, after a report presented by Campbell Brown referred to the conservative group as a "fringe militia." Says the group:
CU through counsel will seek a formal apology and public retraction of those statements, and Read More