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  1. media
    Shari Redstone’s $30 Billion TriumphBelittled by Viacom and CBS executives, mocked by journalists, and insulted by her own father, the 62-year-old heiress now sits atop a media empire.
  2. tv
    Dan Rather, Still FightingThe former CBS News anchor, never shy with an opinion, opens up about Les Moonves, the state of TV news, and Trump’s war on the press.
  3. programming note
    CBS Deems Trump’s National Emergency Speech Less Important Than Price Is RightTwenty minutes after his 8-minute speech began 40 minutes late, it was back to the Big Wheel.
  4. super bowl
    CBS Refuses to Run Medical Marijuana Ad During the Super BowlA four-hour glorification of a game linked to head injuries meets network standards, but a PSA for a substance some players use to cope does not.
  5. Did CBS Create a Special Graphic to Help Sell Marco Rubio at Saturday’s Debate?Trump supporters believe a graphic highlighting Rubio’s immigration positions proves CBS’s bias.
  6. the sports section
    CBS Suspends Commentator for Prostitution ChargeYou won’t be seeing Greg Anthony again this season.
  7. opinions
    Limbaugh Pretty Sure That The Late Show’s New Hire Means Civil War It’s the media vs. the American heartland. 
  8. new york’s finest
    Bill Bratton and John Miller Bring Buddy-Cop Routine Back to CBSThe new police commissioner and his pal appeared on Miller’s old network.
  9. scandal-stained wretches
    Logan on Leave of Absence After Benghazi ReportCBS has doled out its punishments for the bogus report.
  10. Frank Rich: CBS’s Benghazi Report Was a HoaxIt’s reminiscent of the faux “Hitler diaries.”
  11. scandal-stained wretches
    Growing Benghazi Conspiracy Claims Another VictimCBS-owned Simon & Schuster is pulling its new book.
  12. media
    CBS Pulls Down Contradicted Benghazi Report After Defending ItAfter FBI sources contradicted it.
  13. media
    It’s a Labor Day Miracle: CBS Is Back on Time WarnerOr a disturbing testament to the power of the NFL.
  14. media
    CBS and Time Warner Will Play Nice for DemocracyThe comptroller debate will air despite the blackout.
  15. kiss and make up
    Time Warner and CBS Are Trying to Repair Their Relationship But don’t put down the Sudoku just yet, Grandma.
  16. the worst company in the world
    Sorry, Old People: Time Warner Took Away Your CBSAlso, Showtime. 
  17. politics
    Will Courts Stop Brooklyn D.A. Joe Hynes’s CBS Show From Airing? [Updated]CBS is scrambling to save ‘Brooklyn D.A.’
  18. twitter
    CBS Twitter Accounts Hacked [Corrected]By the Syrian Electronic Army.
  19. local news news
    Anchorman Rob Morrison Quits CBS After Allegedly Choking WifeThe police report makes things uglier.
  20. local news news
    Local CBS Anchor Denies Choking Wife; Mother-in-Law UnconvincedRob Morrison claims, “I have never laid my hands on my wife.”
  21. scandal-stained wretches
    Writer Who Quit CNET Over CBS Meddling Lands at Website That Broke the StoryGreg Sandoval said he was attracted to “editorial independence.”
  22. scandal-stained wretches
    Electronics Association Pulls Plug on CNET Over CBS DebacleThe CES organizer dropped the tech site as a partner.
  23. technology
    CNET Writer Quits Over Worse-Than-It-Seemed CBS Meddling [Updated]The parent company wouldn’t allow its tech site to give an award to a rival.
  24. media
    CBS Keeping CNET on an Awkwardly Short LeashThe corporate parent killed a review of a rival product.
  25. network news news
    NBC News ‘Struggling,’ ‘Slipping,’ and ‘Adrift’ in the Ratings WarIn the words of concurrent NYT and WSJ assessments.
  26. mike wallace
    Mike Wallace Dies at 93The longtime host of ‘60 Minutes’ was known for his aggressive approach to TV news. 
  27. gaffes
    Zimmerman’s Lawyer Cites ‘Shaken Baby Syndrome’Unfortunate word-choice alert.
  28. media
    Charlie Rose, Gayle King Joining CBS Early ShowBut will Rose be awake in time?
  29. media
    Andy Rooney Is Giving It a Rest’60 Minutes’ is losing its resident curmudgeon.
  30. united states of 9 11
    Which Is More American: 9/11 or the NFL?Are viewers really “infuriated” that 9/11 coverage was cut for football?
  31. daytime tv
    Julie Chen Is No Barbara WaltersThat’s what “Page Six” is telling us, at least.
  32. in other news
    Harry Smith Leaving CBS NewsHe’ll head to NBC.
  33. in other news
    Katie Couric Says Good-bye to CBS Evening NewsAfter nearly five years in the anchor chair.
  34. in other news
    Katie Couric’s Last Interview on Evening News Will Be Hillary ClintonTonight’s Katie’s last night, and she’ll have the Secretary of State on to talk about Obama’s speech today and the changes in the Arab world.
  35. in other news
    Scott Pelley: ‘I Don’t Do Comedy’Lookin’ at you, BriWi.
  36. cable news news
    CBS Looking to Woo Morning Joe?Seems crazy. But maybe?
  37. in other news
    It’s Official: Katie Couric Announces She’s Leaving CBS Evening News“I am looking at a format that will allow me to engage in more multi-dimensional storytelling.”
  38. in other news
    Times: Katie Couric Will Finally Announce She’s Ditching CBS Evening News This WeekAnd yep, it looks like Scott Pelley will replace her.
  39. in other news
    Katie Couric Refuses to Admit What Everyone Already KnowsWill you finally confirm that you’re leaving? No.
  40. in other news
    Katie Couric Might Be Co-hosting Her Syndicated Talk Show With Matt LauerReunited and it feels so good.
  41. alas poor couric
    TMZ: CBS News Chair Wants Scott Pelley for Evening News SeatJeff Fager wants the ‘60 Minutes’ vet to replace Katie Couric.
  42. in other news
    CBS Exec: Katie Couric Is Leaving Evening NewsSo it’s happening.
  43. video
    Watch Katie Couric Awkwardly Tell David Letterman She Might Leave CBSSo is she or isn’t she?
  44. internet-stained wretches
    Les Moonves Buys Clicker, a TV Guide for the InternetDoes anyone need a ‘TV Guide’ for the Internet?
  45. in other news
    ‘Where Is It Written That the Three Morning Shows Aimed at Middle America All Must Emanate From the Same Ten Blocks Around Times Square?’David Carr has some good (though harsh!) questions about the complete anchor upheaval at CBS’s ‘Early Show.’
  46. in other news
    Big Toss-up at CBS’s Early ShowMaggie Rodriguez and Harry Smith are out, Erica Hill and Chris Wragge are in.
  47. cable news
    Talk Box: Sarah Palin Trashes Katie Couric, Swears Off Interviews With HerMeanwhile, the rest of cable news seems convinced that she’s going to run for president.
  48. the future is coming
    Network TV vs. Google TV: The Battle to Bring the Internet to Your TV SetIntroducing Google TV, now without episodes from ABC, NBC, or CBS.
  49. bons mots
    ‘The Katie Couric Deal Will Be the Last Big Deal of That Kind Ever Done’That’s what Les Moonves says.
  50. katie couric
    Couric’s Future Questioned at CBSThe anchorwoman experiment may be drawing to a close.
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