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David Sarnoff

Son of 'Random Notes and Fripperies'

Tom Alderman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy
Tom Alderman

Something you won't see in the Alcoholics Anonymous handbook: while staying at the White House during WWII, legendary British Prime Minister Churchil...

Who Killed William McKinley??

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 12.15.2013 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

Why does Kennedy still capture the imagination? Why do programs like CBS This Morning continue to run Kennedy memorobilia shows, dragging out the last surviving remnants of anyone who can even remember even meeting JFK?

The Petty, Petty ABC World News With Diane Sawyer

Tom Alderman | Posted 02.20.2013 | Media
Tom Alderman

When World News did run the piece, NBC's Engel was described as some sort of generic news reporter while the 'NBC' affiliation was judiciously left out of the script and not mentioned once during the whole story.

64th Emmy Awards: Setting the Record Straight

Conchita Sarnoff | Posted 11.25.2012 | TV
Conchita Sarnoff

Jimmy Kimmel's opening statement honoring Philo T. Farnsworth as the creator of the American television at the 64th Emmy Awards was incorrect. It was in fact, General David Sarnoff, who created the American Television Industry as we know it today.

Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Sponsors House Hearing on Child Trafficking

Conchita Sarnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Conchita Sarnoff

In order to undertake the darker side of immigration reform, such as child trafficking, lawmakers must create a sustainable budget and measurement system that collates factual data and statistics.

NBC, Broadcast Pioneer, Prepares For Comcast Takeover

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Eight decades after pioneering the concept of broadcasting, NBC is on the verge of a startling move that illustrates broadcast televi...