Before Bernard Goldberg gets any more excited about the “secret” revelations on page 130 of the 2005 Boccardi-Thornburgh report, he should really check out another page in the whole Dan Rather vs. CBS vs. President Bush saga.
Mr. Goldberg, please turn your attention to page 65 of Truth and Duty, by Mary Mapes. Read More
The Media Mob has learned that a team of Hollywood insiders is currently working on a screen adaptation of Truth And Duty: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power—the 2005 book by former CBS News producer Mary Mapes, in which she defends the 60 Minutes II story by Dan Rather about Read More
HDNet, Mark Cuban’s new cable channel, issued a formal statement today rebutting a Radar report that Mary Mapes, the former CBS producer, would be coming on board with Dan Rather.
Yesterday, Radar editor Maer Roshan said that his publication’s story was “true” and “confirmed.” Ms. Mapes said it was “not true” and “hilarious.” Read More
Radar editor Maer Roshan said that he is standing by his magazine’s story that former CBS producer Mary Mapes is going to work with Dan Rather at HDNet.
Both Ms. Mapes and HDNet’s owner, Mark Cuban, denied the arrangement today
“The reporter, who’s a trusted one here, did speak to her,” Mr. Roshan said Read More
Mary Mapes, the former CBS producer chiefly responsible for that network’s flawed 2004 report on President Bush’s National Guard service, is not joining her former boss, Dan Rather, at the cable channel HDNet.
Asked whether she had been offered a job at the network or ever would be, HDNet owner Mark Cuban told the Observer Read More
In one of the curious accidents of recent history, Mary Mapes’ book about losing her job at CBS hit the shelves on Nov. 8—the morning before Judith Miller lost her job at The New York Times. It was a sad couple of days for journalism—we’ve had a tough run lately—but a great moment for Read More
In one of the curious accidents of recent history, Mary Mapes’ book about losing her job at CBS hit the shelves on Nov. 8—the morning before Judith Miller lost her job at The New York Times. It was a sad couple of days for journalism—we’ve had a tough run lately—but a great moment for anyone Read More
Last Friday, two of the CBS News staffers who’d been asked to resign over a 60 Minutes Wednesday segment about President Bush’s Air National Guard service finally did so, signing nondisclosure agreements in the process. That seemingly brought the network one step closer to concluding its six-month ordeal-just in time for anchor Dan Rather to Read More
On Sept. 20 of last year, CBS announced that it was employing an independent panel to investigate how 60 Minutes Wednesday had ended up relying on shaky-looking memos in its segment about President Bush’s past service in the Texas Air National Guard. The investigators, CBS said, would “determine what errors occurred in the preparation of Read More
Remember when you took over the anchor chair for the CBS Evening News and you tried signing off your broadcast with that word? Just “Courage.” Walter Cronkite signed off with “That’s the way it is.” You changed that to “Courage.” Until you dropped it-as a sign-off, anyway. Kind of a would-be, Read More