06/07/2012 11:39 am ET Updated Aug 07, 2012

CBS Chief Les Moonves: 'Partisanship Is Very Much A Part Of Journalism'

Before the event began, a long line of partygoers waited on the sidewalk outside the hotel to check in. CBS chief Les Moonves and his wife, Julie Chen, waited patiently for their wristbands. Obama, Moonves said, "has shown great leadership" on the issue of gay marriage.

Though he heads a news division, Moonves said, "ultimately journalism has changed … partisanship is very much a part of journalism now."