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Bob Schieffer

Listen Up: This Is the Most Meaningful Part of My Job

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 02.03.2015 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

Decades as a reporter and editor -- and now as a college instructor -- have installed a well-calibrated BS-detector in my brain. It was not going off.

Boots Are on the Ground

Terri Barnes | Posted 12.03.2014 | Politics
Terri Barnes

When the Secretary of Defense reiterates "no boots on the ground," military families don't breathe a sigh of relief alongside the rest of America. We know too much. Whether the Pentagon calls it a combat mission or boots on the ground won't matter much to those doing the job and wearing the boots.

Margaret Thatcher Was Right: Justice Must be Done for The Palestinians

David Miles | Posted 10.01.2014 | World
David Miles

To understand this you could hardly do better than watch CBS News anchor Bob Schieffer's country club invocation of former Israeli prime minister Golda Meir this week to suggest Palestinians are forcing Israel to kill their children.

Bob Schieffer's Startling Comments About Gaza

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.29.2014 | Media

Sometimes it seems as though there are two versions of CBS's Bob Schieffer. One is the avuncular, low-key host of "Face the Nation" who rarely makes w...

Bob Schieffer Is Not A Big Fan Of Selfies

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 07.13.2014 | Media

The selfie craze has maybe gotten a bit out of hand, according to Bob Schieffer. The CBS News host warned viewers on Sunday's "Face the Nation" th...

Environmental Justice and the "Science" of Denial

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 07.15.2014 | Green
Warren J. Blumenfeld

I ask, though, how "free" are we now as mining, oil and lumber companies lobby to exploit the land, and as legislators grant corporations enormous tax breaks and subsidies?

What's Wrong With Meet The Press

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.21.2014 | Media
Chris Weigant

There is absolutely no danger of Meet The Press being cancelled. The show will go on. Sooner or later, though -- after exhausting all possible format gimmicks -- the higher-ups at NBC may finally realize they chose the wrong guy to host it when Russert died.

The Sunday Shows' Super-Weak Snowden Questions

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media

In a new interview with the New Yorker, Edward Snowden called out the Sunday morning shows for the way they handled politicians' claims that he was wo...

Now Who Is the Real "Narcissist"? Edward Snowden or the NSA?

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

It's only a matter of time until the NSA capability begins targeting the left in this country, if it has not already. J. Edgar Hoover and Richard Helms did it in the 1960s and 1970s. There are no real safeguards in place that would prevent it from happening again.

CBS Host Bursts Key GOP Talking Point

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 10.07.2013 | Media

'Face The Nation' host Bob Schieffer grilled Republican Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas) on the government shutdown on Sunday. Cornyn repeatedly blame...

Bob Schieffer Endorses Syria Strikes

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.09.2013 | Media

CBS host Bob Schieffer endorsed President Obama's call for striking Syria on Sunday's "Face the Nation." The Sunday talk show hosts do not often ma...

CBS vs. ABC, NBC and Time Warner

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 10.30.2013 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

I have little doubt that if Bob Schieffer was available in 3.5 million more homes, Face the Nation would still be in first place in the battle for Sunday morning news viewers.

Bob Schieffer Roasted For Unbalanced NSA Panel

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.12.2013 | Media

"Face the Nation" host Bob Schieffer drew fire Monday for hosting what critics said was a deeply unbalanced forum on the National Security Agency's su...

Ryan Grim

Michael Hayden Hints At Future Of The U.S. Snooping Project | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former National Security Agency chief Gen. Michael Hayden hinted Sunday at how the NSA's eavesdropping and data collection program is li...

Bob Schieffer Skewers Anthony Weiner

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 07.29.2013 | Media

Bob Schieffer laid into New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner during Sunday's "Face The Nation." New details emerged last week that Weine...

WATCH: Schieffer Tears Into Government

The Huffington Post | Peter Finocchiaro | Posted 07.15.2013 | Media

CBS News' Bob Schieffer waxed pessimistic on Sunday about the state of governance in the United States, lamenting that Washington no longer functions ...

Clueless in Gay America

Lew Whittington | Posted 09.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Lew Whittington

After the Supreme Court's rulings on DOMA and Prop 8 last week, the anti-gay crusaders made their grave pronouncements about 'God's law' and 'founding fathers' and the 'sanctity of marriage' on the Sunday talk shows.

Media's Edward Snowden Haters Club Keeps Growing

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.17.2013 | Media

In trashing NSA leaker Edward Snowden on Sunday, CBS's Bob Schieffer joined a fast-growing club of establishment pundits who have derided his actions ...

WATCH: Schieffer Slams Edward Snowden

Posted 06.16.2013 | Media

Bob Schieffer tore into Edward Snowden on Sunday's "Face the Nation," saying that the NSA leaker "is no hero" for fleeing the United States. The C...

David Axelrod Takes A Shot At Bob Schieffer

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.28.2013 | Media

Former White House adviser and current NBC analyst David Axelrod said on Tuesday that he thinks Bob Schieffer was simply trying to book more guests on...

WATCH: Schieffer Rips Obama

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.27.2013 | Media

CBS News' Bob Schieffer tore into President Obama on Sunday's "Face The Nation," arguing that the administration's stringent communications policy was...

Bob Schieffer Receives Major Honor | Posted 07.23.2013 | Media

Bob Schieffer, a 44-year CBS News veteran and current moderator of "Face the Nation," will be the 2013 recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Exce...

Priceless Power of Labeling: Lessons From 'Obama's Scandals'

Kare Anderson | Posted 07.18.2013 | Media
Kare Anderson

Rather than jumping into the heated battle of competing narratives about Obama's three "scandals" or ignoring this high-stakes story, follow it for insights on how to influence by labeling.

Republican and Catholic Rebranding Isn't Enough

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Leaders in both institutions are fooling themselves if they think that merely presenting diverse faces and voices and using simple language to reach "normal people" will lead them to victory.

The Catholic Church On Gays And Gay Marriage

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 06.01.2013 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

When Cardinal Dolan on Easter spoke kindly of the gays and lesbians, media feigned shock. In reality, the Catholic Church challenges all its members -- in different ways over different issues.