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David Brinkley

Mainstream Media's Decline

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 09.01.2016 | Media
Peter D. Rosenstein

The media are dumbing down what is presented to readers and viewers to the extent that I'd argue it's bordering on criminal.

Pulitzer Prize-winning Reporter Joel Brinkley Dies at the Age of 61

Keith Runyon | Posted 05.17.2014 | Media
Keith Runyon

Brinkley had a crisp and witty sense of humor. He recoiled at identification as "the son of," but he inherited an inheritance from his father that served him, and his readers, well for more than thirty years.

Baby Boomer Time Capsule: October 29 - 31

Jane Minogue | Posted 01.02.2013 | Fifty
Jane Minogue

On October 29, 1956, The Huntley-Brinkley Report began on NBC and revolutionized television news.

Dan Rather In His Own Voice

Tom Alderman | Posted 12.22.2012 | Home
Tom Alderman

We seem to iconize certain newsies which is maybe why we have two new biographies in audio and print about veteran television newsfolk: Walter Cronkite and Dan Rather.

Bartlett, Delaney Win In MD-6

Posted 04.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Maryland's contentious primary battle in the newly redrawn 6th Congressional District ended Tuesday night with 10-term Rep. Roscoe Bartl...

Maryland's 6th District Fight Is One To Watch

Posted 04.03.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Of all the races in Maryland to watch, the contentious primary battle in the newly redrawn 6th Congressional District is the one to watc...

Our Dangerous Childhood

Patricia Aranka Smith | Posted 01.09.2012 | Fifty
Patricia Aranka Smith

Childhood in my day was brutal, I tell ya. From the beginning, we were abused with cloth diapers. Not one of us sprouted water or blood from being accidentally poked by safety pins.

That's the Way It Was

B. Jeffrey Madoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
B. Jeffrey Madoff

I wanted my kids to watch a few examples of what the news was like when I was their age so I put on the clip of Cronkite's coverage of the Kennedy assassination. "Wow", my son said. "That was so quiet and so powerful."

In Bloggo Gravitas: BriWi On SNL, In His Own Words

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Why should Williams cross his fingers and hope his message takes with reporters when he can get it out there himself? He's a blogger, dammit, no man speaks for him!